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Elevators reopen at 181st Street subway station | Manhattan Times

The newly rebuilt elevators at the 181 Street station for the A train are now operating. On Monday, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced that the elevators, which had been unavailable since August 2019 as part of an extensive…

“When the nation bleeds, Harlem hemorrhages” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Black business matters too. A recent virtual panel discussion delved into the experience of Black restaurant and bar owners in New York City. With the national spotlight focused on racial equality, entrepreneurs called on New Yorkers…

Refashioning summer youth jobs | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen When the city’s latest budget was approved on July 1, it included $51 million for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The funding came as a relief to many after Mayor Bill de Blasio had initially…

City Council approves “impossible” budget | Manhattan Times

Don’t bother celebrating. The New York City Council has voted to approve a new city budget that includes a reduction in funding for the NYPD. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said the budget negotiations included “heart-wrenching and impossible choices”…

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NYC halts plan to resume indoor dining | Bronx Free Press

The return of indoor dining at New York City restaurants and bars will be delayed. Eateries had been preparing to serve diners indoors ‒ with limited capacity ‒ under Phase 3 of the reopening, which is slated to begin…

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Shooting Sparks | Manhattan Times

Photos by Emmanuel Abreu | @eabreuvisuals Text by Debralee Santos He can’t sleep either. Rest assured, visual artist, photographer and bibliophile Emmanuel Abreu has been kept up by the same loud bangs and bursts that light up summer evenings.…

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Pandemic Primary | Bronx Free Press

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Caro (@visualsbycaro) on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:30pm PDT New York’s pandemic primary day is at a close, but several races are far from decided. Tuesday marked an unusual day…