• De Blasio’s inability to make a decision could be death knell for NYC restaurants

    De Blasio’s inability to make a decision could be death knell for NYC restaurants

    City restaurateurs reacted with shock and disbelief to Mayor de Blasio’s lack of urgency to reopen eating places indoors — an industry that employs over 300,000 people and is an indispensable part of the Big Apple’s social and business fabric. More than 1,000 of the city’s 25,000 sit-down eateries have closed since the start of …
  • ‘Public Servants Show Up And Serve People’: De Blasio Insists on Reopening NYC Schools Despite Pushback from Teachers Union

    ‘Public Servants Show Up And Serve People’: De Blasio Insists on Reopening NYC Schools Despite Pushback from Teachers Union

    New York mayor Bill de Blasio insisted on Thursday that the city was prepared to reopen its public school district, one day after the city’s largest teachers union threatened to strike if its demands regarding the reopening were not met. Educators “know kids are suffering right now. They need support, they need what educators can …
  • ‘RHONY’ Leah McSweeney slams de Blasio over unsafe streets

    ‘RHONY’ Leah McSweeney slams de Blasio over unsafe streets

    She wants the hizzoner to be history. The newest “Real Housewife of New York,” Leah McSweeney, is so fed up with the city’s rise in crime and homelessness that she wants Mayor Bill de Blasio out of office. “No one thinks he’s doing a good job, and he really should step down,” McSweeney, exclusively told …
  • NYC Records Lowest COVID Test Positivity Rate Since March, De Blasio Aims to Reopen Schools

    NYC Records Lowest COVID Test Positivity Rate Since March, De Blasio Aims to Reopen Schools

    New York mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that the city has recorded its lowest positive testing rate for coronavirus since the pandemic began in March. The most recent daily results for citywide coronavirus tests, August 17, revealed that 0.24 percent of new patients tested positive. As of the same date, the city recorded …
  • De Blasio’s Wife Employs Six Undisclosed Taxpayer-Funded Staffers: Report

    De Blasio’s Wife Employs Six Undisclosed Taxpayer-Funded Staffers: Report

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, employs at least six staffers whose salaries are paid by taxpayers but are not listed on her official staff roster. The city’s first lady’s office officially includes eight staffers who all together receive a collective $1.1 million in salaries, The City reported. However, McCray’s staff numbered …
  • Foodgod Jonathan Cheban blames ‘idiot’ de Blasio for armed robbery

    Foodgod Jonathan Cheban blames ‘idiot’ de Blasio for armed robbery

    Foodgod left New York City and doesn’t know if he’ll ever return after he and his mother were held up in an armed robbery. “I can’t be there. It’s very traumatic to be there,” Foodgod, formerly known as Jonathan Cheban, told Page Six over the phone on Monday from Los Angeles. “I want to sell …
  • NYC Announces Checkpoints at Major Entryways to Screen for Quarantine Violators

    NYC Announces Checkpoints at Major Entryways to Screen for Quarantine Violators

    New York mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that checkpoints will be set up at major entrances to the city to screen for out-of-state travelers who may be violating quarantine rules. Currently, travelers from 35 states and Puerto Rico are required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in New York. Anyone flying into …
  • NYC Health Commissioner Resigns with ‘Deep Disappointment’ after Clashing with De Blasio

    NYC Health Commissioner Resigns with ‘Deep Disappointment’ after Clashing with De Blasio

    New York City health commissioner Oxiris Barbot resigned on Tuesday, after clashing with Mayor Bill de Blasio for months over the city’s coronavirus response. De Blasio has a history of clashing with health department officials. In May of this year the mayor opted to place city hospitals in charge of coronavirus contact tracing efforts, despite …
  • Coronavirus-halted film and TV production can resume in NYC next week

    Coronavirus-halted film and TV production can resume in NYC next week

    Cameras are set to roll in the Big Apple again. Film and television production in New York City can resume on July 20, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference on Friday. The restrictions of shooting were part of a city-wide shutdown in March — a period of time in which the city …
  • Federal Judge Rules Cuomo, De Blasio Exceeded Authority by Restricting Religious Services While Condoning Protests

    Federal Judge Rules Cuomo, De Blasio Exceeded Authority by Restricting Religious Services While Condoning Protests

    A federal judge on Friday ruled that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo violated the Constitution by restricting religious services to stem the spread of the coronavirus while simultaneously condoning mass protests that took place across the state. U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe granted a preliminary injunction blocking New York from …