New York City

Empire State Building fireworks
Anthony Behar
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 04, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Fourth of July celebrations in New York City on Saturday included a military flyover in the afternoon and Macy’s fireworks scheduled over the Empire State Building at night on an Independence Day that will also feature a partial lunar eclipse.
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Empty Restaurant
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Steve Burns
July 02, 2020 - 7:43 pm
A new survey is showing just how grim the financial situation is for the city's bars and restaurants.
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Prospect Park
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Steve Burns
July 02, 2020 - 5:08 pm
While the NYPD’s $1 billion budget cut received the most attention, the city also slashed funding for other programs, leaving many advocates unhappy.
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Day Care Center
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Marla Diamond
July 02, 2020 - 1:28 pm
With many people heading back to the office, the City Council is working on legislation to force the reopening of over 2,000 day care centers citywide.
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2-year-old slashed
NYPD
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 12:39 pm
A 35-year-old man was arrested Friday, two days after a 2-year-old boy was slashed across the face as the child was being pushed in a stroller in Manhattan.
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Black Lives Matter mural
Kristie Keleshian/WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 11:45 am
The painting of a Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower is on pause due to what the mayor says are logistical issues.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 5:36 pm
City Hall announced Wednesday Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary Freddi Goldstein and his communications director Wiley Norvell would be departing their positions.
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Bill de Blasio
Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 11:38 am
Now that the number of states under the Tri-State area's 14-day self-isolation order has grown to 16, Mayor Bill de Blasio wants names.
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Black Lives Matter mural
Kristie Keleshian/WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 10:53 am
President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to slam the city's plan to paint a "Black Lives Matter" mural in front of Trump Tower -- writing that the city is "denigrating" Fifth Avenue -- just hours after Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed during an MSNBC interview that it would be painted "in a...
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New York City outdoor dining
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 10:18 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, "We cannot go ahead with indoor dining at this time in New York City."
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