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People rent RVs in droves for fun, safe adventures amid chaos

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Meet some happy campers. Sales professional Bennett Prescott, 36, and his family usually spend summers adventuring far from their home in Wallingford, Conn. His job keeps him traveling more than half the year anyway, while his 38-year-old science-teacher wife,  Selena Gell, gets time off. Last year, the couple, with toddler......
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Lawmakers, Council stunned by NYC curfew announcement

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City and state lawmakers were stunned by Monday’s shock announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio that the Big Apple would be placed under an 11pm curfew following days of protests and unrest across the city. “The fact that city food delivery workers who work overnight to......
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New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus shunned by ‘pissed-off’ locals in vacation towns

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When Geraldine Greenberg decamped from New York City to Long Beach Island, NJ, with her husband and 20-month-old son, she pictured an idyllic, six-week respite from a COVID-consumed world. Instead, she was shamed. “It’s straight-up discrimination against New Yorkers,” Greenberg, a 35-year-old real-estate agent, tells The Post. “We were definitely......
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NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

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New York City restaurants are pulling out all the stops to survive the pandemic, including launching deliveries 90 miles away to the Hamptons. Restaurants from American bistro The Smith to Michelin-starred Carbone have been making the trek to Long Island’s East End in an effort to serve customers who fled......
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To keep the streets safe, New York City needs its crowds back

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Anarchists are throwing bombs at cops, officers are driving into crowds and looters are smashing stores. That’s the good news. New York could survive a one-off riot. But the city has lost equilibrium — and has no leader. It’s a fundamental test of Gotham’s ability to govern itself. The only......
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NY state suspends liquor licenses over social distancing infractions

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The state has suspended the liquor licenses of 18 establishments since late March because of social-distancing violations — including one in Queens that allegedly claims local racists are behind the move. The Hangar 11 Bar & Grill in Kew Gardens landed in hot water after a flood of 311 calls......
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NYC coronavirus cases top 200,000

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The number of coronavirus cases in New York City topped 200,000 Sunday, authorities said. The figure hit 200,547, or 654 more cases than the day before, according to the city Health Department. Meanwhile, a total of 21,569 people in the city have died from the contagion, with 57 additional fatalities......
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NYC hairstylist to Michael Bloomberg, Tom Wolfe dies from coronavirus

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Alberto Rottura — New York City hairstylist whose clients included bold names like Michael Bloomberg and Tom Wolfe — died after a weeks-long battle with the coronavirus, his family said. Rottura, 77, passed away last Monday at Lenox Hill Hospital, where he had been fighting COVID-19 since early April. The......
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NY coronavirus death toll hits lowest point since March

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The state’s daily coronavirus death toll hit its lowest mark in more than two months over the weekend. There were 56 deaths from the contagion reported Saturday, “which is, in this absurd reality we live in, actually very, very good news,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday at his daily press......
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Hundreds join massive line at NYC ATM to access unemployment benefits

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It’s an ATM to die for. A conveyor belt of cash-strapped New Yorkers — most of them unemployed and some from as far as Queens — queue up every day at an ATM on East 22nd Street. They wait more than two hours on a block-long line, where there is......
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Students wait weeks for DOE-bought iPads, then have trouble connecting

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Shanell Brunson had to jump through hoops to get remote-learning devices for her kids. On March 16, the day after Mayor de Blasio announced buildings would close and classes go online, Brunson went to PS 119, which her son Navon, 9, and daughter Nariah, 5, attend, to pick up laptops.......
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What Knicks’ facility reopening will look like

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The Knicks are open for business — kind of. On Friday, the Knicks announced they would reopen their Tarrytown training facility for voluntary individual workouts for players on the same day it appeared their season may be over. The reopening comes seven days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced teams in......
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Ex-party girl Cat Marnell plots return to NYC amid coronavirus

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When the coronavirus hit, Cat Marnell was in Cairo. “I was in a $15-a-night Airbnb. It was a penthouse with wires dangling down and no running water because of a flood. It was so dangerous,” Marnell, 37, tells The Post. “Whenever I could get online, I would read what was......
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Learn how to golf at home and where to up your game around NYC

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The world is seemingly still roped off but golf is back swinging — albeit with social-distancing restrictions in place. All 50 states have given the go-ahead to open golf courses, including New York, which closed them earlier in the quarantine. Although the city courses still remain closed with no opening......
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1Oak founder’s #ZoomFest invites everyone behind the velvet rope — finally

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If you’ve ever wanted a glimpse of what star-studded club culture is like, you probably won’t get it at #ZoomFest. In fact, you may not ever get it again, according to Ronnie Madra, co-founder of the illustrious 1Oak nightclub in New York City, where celebs such as Jay-Z and Beyoncé,......
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New York coronavirus tracing program falls behind on hiring goals

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The Empire State’s $10 million coronavirus tracing program — which is being spearheaded by billionaire ex-mayor Mike Bloomberg — has so far hired a fraction of the people it committed to, according to state Health Department data. Gov. Andrew Cuomo last month tapped Bloomberg as his coronavirus-tracing czar — announcing......
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Meet the New Yorkers who bought apartments during the coronavirus crisis

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When Kerry-Anne Hoffman signed the contract on her first home purchase in New York City — a two-bedroom condo in Clinton Hill with a washer/dryer and dishwasher for $1.29 million — at the end of February, she was told that it would take around two months for the deal to......
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Ryan Serhant went from making $10K/year to billion-dollar deals

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Real estate broker and “Million Dollar Listing New York” star Ryan Serhant has inked a seven-figure book deal with Hachette Book Group to write “Big Money Energy: How to Rule at Work, Dominate at Life and Make Millions.” Serhant tells Gimme he had the idea for it for some time......
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Chicago releases plan for reopening restaurants, leaving NYC in the dust

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New York is getting lapped on restaurant reopenings by a city that can’t even do pizza right. Chicago has released a 13-page list of guidelines for how its eateries can safely resume on-premises service amid the coronavirus pandemic, while Big Apple Mayor Bill de Blasio remains short on answers. The......
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Formerly homeless New Yorker gives back during coronavirus pandemic

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A decade ago, Lisbon Black was squatting in an abandoned house in Brooklyn, fresh out of jail, panhandling for money and dealing with a substance abuse problem. But these days, Black is a star volunteer for The Alliance for Positive Change — helping struggling New Yorkers get through the coronavirus......

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