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De Blasio: New Mask Guidance In NYC May Come Monday As More Places Require Vaccinations Or Weekly Testing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – President Joe Biden announced new COVID vaccination rules for federal workers Thursday. It’s just the latest effort amid concerns about the Delta variant. Scientists at a lab in Nutley, New Jersey, screen for positive viral samples from local patients. They say if COVID had its own kingdom, Delta would be king. “You can see that with each successive week, the prevalence of Delta in our samples increases by almost 10%, such that the samples that we just screened yesterday, which were last week’s samples, 100% of them were Delta,” said Jose Mediavilla, with the Center for Discovery and Innovation. The...
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Bryce Gruber

Rigatoni Pasta Sales are Spiking in New York— Here's Why

Just when you thought all the stats, maps, and charts out there would be devoted to COVID-19 (can we be done with that already?), Instacart is hitting us all with the stats that matter most: where people are appreciating carbs the most. New York is super into rigatoni pasta these days, with the Albany and Rochester sub-markets really blowing the lid off this boiling water.
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The Virtuous Vee

Nature Escapes to Enjoy in Brooklyn, NYC

Nature provides beauty all around, it’s the nature that makes the surroundings attractive and worthy to live in. She has bestowed us with water, air, plants and much more to make us survive on this planet. Everyone chooses a comfortable place to escape from stressful days for relaxationand for the most of us, that safe place is nature.
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Rumzz Bajwa

Why New Construction Homes are So Popular in 2021

There is a housing boom sweeping North America in 2021 and many people have decided that it’s time to sell their house and move to a new city to retire or start a new life. Many popular cities have become even more popular with folks looking to retire in style, like South Florida. The Treasure Coast and West Palm Beach literally have a shortage of homes for sale and people are looking to new construction home builders to solve the problem. However, even brand new homes are selling out quickly, and you might have to wait 12 to 15 months, in some cases, to move into your new property.
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Ann Brown

Busayo NYC Brings Its Popular African Fashion Brand To Saks Fifth Avenue

Busayo Michelle OluponaPhoto from Busayo Michelle Olupona Facebook. Busayo NYC is a Black-owned fashion brand in Brooklyn that sells beautifully made African fashion featuring contemporary prints sourced from Lagos, Nigeria. The woman behind the bright and bold designs is Busayo Michelle Olupona, who left behind a job as a corporate lawyer in 2011 to follow her passion for fashion.
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James Garside

What’s So Great About Yorkville?

New York City is often seen as one giant playground filled with all kinds of attractions and things to do. There are plenty of hidden gems in the boroughs if you are willing to explore.
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4 New COVID-19 Variants Found In NYC Sewers, Likely Antibody-Resistant

A group of researchers has found four new COVID-19 variants in sewers in New York City and noted that the new strains could reduce the efficacy of existing vaccines. In a preprint study published on medRxiv Thursday, a team of virologists and microbiologists from The City University of New York’s Queens and Queensborough colleges, the New School and the University of Missouri suggested that the four new combinations of COVID mutations could be infecting dogs and rats, which may lead to an outbreak in the city’s sewers.
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Find the LEGO NYC Taxi Cab for a chance to win Legoland New York tickets

Legoland New York fully opened earlier this month, and if you haven’t visited it yet, this is your chance to win free tickets to the theme park. The final life-size model of the LEGO NYC Taxi Cab will be displayed in Union Square Park’s pedestrian plaza in NYC on Friday, July 30th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. For a chance to win a trip to Legoland New York, fans will need to head out to Union Square and find the LEGO NYC Taxi Cab. Once spotted, fans will have to take a photo of it and share it on social media with the hashtags: #takemetolegolandny #sweepstakes.