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“Insanity” in the VIP Tent: Worker Shares Roller-Coaster Night Working NYC’s Homecoming Concert

As legendary crooner Barry Manilow commanded the stage singing his classic “Can’t Smile Without You” during Saturday’s “We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert,” officials interrupted the show with an urgent message for 60,000 attendees looking on from the Central Park lawn: Go home. “Due to the approaching bad weather, all event participants should calmly move […]

‘We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert’: Review

A star-studded evening celebrating the resilience of New York took an unexpected turn as inclement weather halted the show.

New York City Vaccine Mandate for Indoor Entertainment Venues to Launch on Tuesday

People attending indoor live events and performances across New York City will be expected to show proof of COVID vaccination along with a photo ID starting Aug. 17, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. De Blasio, during a morning press conference, announced he will sign an executive order and the city will begin educating […]

New York’s Central Park ‘Homecoming’ Concert Adds to Lineup, Vaccination Requirements Announced

In a joint announcement Tuesday morning, Clive Davis and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed the full lineup of artists set to perform at the city’s “Homecoming” concert, which will take place in Central Park on Aug. 21. Following previously confirmed headliners Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson and Paul Simon, both the producer and […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to Go Virtual in 2020

The 2020 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is going virtual, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday, with more details to be revealed closer to the event.

NYC Delays Resumption of Indoor Dining at Restaurants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he was delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections.

NYC Extends 8 p.m. Curfew All Week

New York's mayor extended an 8 p.m. curfew all week in hopes of stopping destruction that continued overnight despite the city's efforts to stop protests over George Floyd's death from devolving into lawless mayhem.

Tina Fey to Host Star-Studded Telethon to Raise Funds for N.Y. Coronavirus Relief Effort

Tina Fey will host 'Rise Up New York!,' an hourlong virtual telethon to raise funds for N.Y. coronavirus relief efforts, presented by Robin Hood and iHeartMedia, which will feature appearances from Barbra Streisand, Chris Rock, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Fallon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert De Niro, Spike Lee, Mariah Carey, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

New York Extends Stay-at-Home Restrictions Through May 15

New York is planning for a long fight against the coronavirus outbreak amid hopeful hospitalization trends. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday extended stay-at-home restrictions through mid-May and New York City is getting ready to use 11,000 empty hotel rooms for coronavirus quarantines.

Cuomo, de Blasio Clash Over Whether NYC Schools Are Closed for Rest of Academic Year

Governor and mayor locked horns again Saturday, this time over whether school buildings in the nation's largest district would close for the rest of the year, with classes continuing online.

Broadway Shows Pause Performances Through April Due to Coronavirus Fears

New York City is developing guidelines for Broadway shows amid the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN on Thursday.

Bill de Blasio Drops 2020 Presidential Bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Friday after struggling to gain traction in a sprawling field of candidates.