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Published on June 24, 2020
Top NYC news: New twist on July 4th fireworks; Rockefeller Center Christmas tree to return; morePhoto: Jeff Gunn/Flickr

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in New York City.

Black graduate student records racist rant in New York City

The Yale student, Kathryn Graves, is looking to identify the woman to make sure she’s not the perpetrator or victim of someone else’s ire if she continues ranting at strangers.

Read the full story on TheGrio.

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree to return, possibly without crowds

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there will still be a Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center for the 2020 holiday season — but maybe not the traditional crowds.

Read the full story on New York Post.

Mayor announces unique approach to July 4th celebrations

The Macy's July 4th fireworks will go forward in New York City, but with a twist meant to keep spectators from congregating in large numbers during the pandemic.

Read the full story on PBS NewsHour.

New York City hairdressers return to work

Salons and barbershops have reopened in New York City. 

Read the full story on The Daily Beast.

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