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Top New York news: Outdoor dining on streets urged; ultraviolet light used to kill virus on subway

Top New York news: Outdoor dining on streets urged; ultraviolet light used to kill virus on subway
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By Hoodline - Published on May 21, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in New York? Read on for everything you need to know.

Elected officials demand al fresco dining on open streets

Calls are growing for Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Transportation Department to allow more restaurants and bars to serve customers outdoors.

Read the full story on Patch.com.

City using ultraviolet light to kill coronavirus on subway cars, commuter trains, buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City is deploying ultraviolet light devices as part of a pilot program to kill the coronavirus.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Yankee Stadium parking lot to host drive-in festival this summer 

The events will range from karaoke nights, to movie screenings of all genres and even themed nights. To abide by social distancing guidelines, cars will be asked to park 10 feet away from each other and only 200 cars will be allowed to register for each event.

Read the full story on CNN.


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