• NYC restaurants lose money, battle with customers over 10 p.m. curfew

    NYC restaurants lose money, battle with customers over 10 p.m. curfew

    If you thought restaurateurs were unhappy about New York’s 10 p.m. dining curfew, you should see their customers. Big Apple eatery owners say revenues dropped by roughly 30 percent over the weekend
  • NYC restaurants may not survive another indoor dining ban

    NYC restaurants may not survive another indoor dining ban

    Big Apple restaurateurs are attempting to take in stride Gov. Cuomo’s 10 p.m. indoor-dining curfew — but they’re scared to death of a possible indoor shutdown, which they fear is likely as
  • Marijuana stocks surge as investors bet on a more weed-friendly US

    Marijuana stocks surge as investors bet on a more weed-friendly US

    Cannabis stocks are rising to new heights as the smoke begins to clear around the 2020 election. Shares in big weed companies soared on Thursday as investors began to price in a victory for
  • Business leaders seek NYC aid from Trump, bypass de Blasio and Cuomo

    Business leaders seek NYC aid from Trump, bypass de Blasio and Cuomo

    Mayor Bill de Blasio didn’t get it done. Neither did Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Now, New York’s leading business groups are asking President Donald Trump to back funding for transit agencies and city and state budgets as part of the stalled talks over the next coronavirus aid package. The letter comes as local leaders warn of …
  • NYC to Allow Indoor Dining at 25 Percent Capacity, Marking COVID Recovery Milestone

    NYC to Allow Indoor Dining at 25 Percent Capacity, Marking COVID Recovery Milestone

    Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that he would allow New York City restaurants to reopen for indoor dining at 25 percent capacity beginning September 30. The announcement comes more than two months after Cuomo and mayor Bill de Blasio put the brakes on a plan to reopen indoor dining at restaurants in light of …
  • Cuomo Claims Trump ‘Better Have an Army’ if He Comes to NYC after White House Looks Into Cutting Funding to ‘Anarchist’ Cities

    Cuomo Claims Trump ‘Better Have an Army’ if He Comes to NYC after White House Looks Into Cutting Funding to ‘Anarchist’ Cities

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned Wednesday that President Trump had “better have an army” to ensure his safety if he visits New York City following reports that Trump is weighing pulling federal funding from “anarchist jurisdictions” including New York. Trump released a memo on Wednesday ordering all federal agencies to provide evaluations to the …
  • New York Gov. Cuomo to Release Book About COVID-19 Response in October

    New York Gov. Cuomo to Release Book About COVID-19 Response in October

    New York governor Andrew Cuomo is writing a book about his experience managing the coronavirus pandemic and his relationship with the Trump administration, his publisher Crown announced Tuesday. “American Crisis,” set to be released October 13, chronicles “the ingenuity and sacrifice required of so many to fight the pandemic,” the publisher said. The book will …
  • Cuomo Turns Convention Speech Into Extended Metaphor Comparing Trump to COVID

    Cuomo Turns Convention Speech Into Extended Metaphor Comparing Trump to COVID

    New York governor Andrew Cuomo turned his Democratic convention speech into an extended metaphor in which he compared President Trump to the coronavirus. “We know that our problems go beyond the COVID virus: COVID is the symptom, not the illness,” Cuomo said in a live speech broadcast without a physical audience. “Our nation is in …
  • Cuomo Rejects Independent Investigation of N.Y. Nursing Home Deaths, Saying It Would Be ‘Political’

    Cuomo Rejects Independent Investigation of N.Y. Nursing Home Deaths, Saying It Would Be ‘Political’

    New York governor Andrew Cuomo rejected calls for an independent investigation into deaths of coronavirus patients in state nursing homes, saying such an investigation would be “political.” The state has seen over 32,000 deaths from coronavirus, with at least 6,500 of those deaths among residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities. However, if a …
  • Hamptons Chainsmokers concert could have civil, criminal repercussions

    Hamptons Chainsmokers concert could have civil, criminal repercussions

    Local officials in the Hamptons could face “civil fines and potential criminal liability” over a packed weekend concert featuring The Chainsmokers that flaunted social distancing restrictions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. Cuomo said Southampton’s Saturday night “drive-in” charity gig — that drew in excess of 2,000 concertgoers — was “grossly disrespectful to fellow New Yorkers” …