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Top NYC news: Council passes restaurant relief bills; Broadway cancels summer shows; more

Top NYC news: Council passes restaurant relief bills; Broadway cancels summer shows; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 14, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in New York City.

5 NY children dead, 100 in state sickened by rare COVID-related illness

New York City has identified more than a dozen children in city hospitals with the rare illness connected to COVID-19. Up to 100 cases have been identified statewide. Five children have died.

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego.

New York City breaks record: 58 days with no pedestrian deaths

New York City Department of Transportation Polly Trottenberg revealed in testimony before the City Council Transportation Committee on Tuesday that it had been 58 consecutive days since a pedestrian has been fatally struck in the city.

Read the full story on Yahoo News.

MTA considers subway reservation system amid pandemic

As the MTA grapples with maintaining social distancing in its notoriously cramped system, CEO Pat Foye says, "We're looking at everything."

Read the full story on Patch.com.

Council passes restaurant relief bills

Bills approved by the council on Wednesday will set caps on third-party delivery fees and prevent commercial landlords from holding restaurant owners personally liable for unpaid rent, among other provisions.

Read the full story on Patch.com.

Broadway shows canceled through summer 

Broadway theaters are offering ticket refunds and exchanges for performances through Sept. 6.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.


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