New York hotels say they will need Eric Adams appeal to house migrants

There’s room at the hostel in New York. The head of the NYC Hotel Association said Thursday that operators are ready to house thousands of migrants flocking to New York to give Mayor Eric Adams a boost in his war of words with Texas Governor Greg Abbott. Vijay Dandapani, chairman of the group representing nearly … Read more

Mayor Adams reprimands illegal cannabis sellers after NYC tows 19 truckloads of weed

Mayor Eric Adams lamented the boom in illegal cannabis businesses in New York on Thursday and promised more law enforcement would arrive after the NYPD towed 19 so-called “weed trucks” around Times Square more early this week. “A lot of people don’t read the whole law. All they read is ‘Weed is legal,’ and they … Read more

Mayor Adams makes outdoor dining announcement in New York – CBS New York

Mayor Adams makes outdoor dining announcement in New YorkCBS New York Mayor Adams will make an announcement on outdoor dining sheds69NewsWFMZ-TV Mayor Adams removes abandoned outdoor dining sheds and completes initial demolition of neglected blitz Exclusive: Mayor Adams weighs in on New York’s outdoor dining debateABC7NY Eyewitness News See full coverage on Google News

NYC officials seek 5,000 additional hotel rooms to house migrants

City officials are urgently looking for 5,000 more rooms in Big Apple hotels to house migrants bound for New York from the southern border, The Post has learned. There is no price tag attached to the request that was released on Wednesday, which was made under emergency contract powers invoked by Mayor Eric Adams when … Read more

Opinion: Overhauling the way we teach reading must be fundamental to NYC DOE reforms

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has pledged to rewrite the book to teach our children to read. In doing so, he has long given hope that we can consistently address the difficult challenges faced by 73% of New York City public school students who read below proficiency for their grade level — a number … Read more

DOI investigators interview department staff member as part of Gary Jenkins investigation

City investigators questioned the former Department of Social Services spokeswoman for three hours on Monday as part of an investigation into whether the agency’s commissioner ordered a cover-up after migrants were left behind sleep on the ground in a shelter. Investigators quizzed ex-assistant, Julia Savel, on what DSS boss Gary Jenkins knew on July 18 … Read more

Hotel Row NYC is turned into a migrant shelter

A luxury Manhattan hotel once billed as the “Lullabuy of Broadway” will soon provide a bed for hundreds of migrant asylum seekers, The Post has learned. Mayor Eric Adams plans to convert Row NYC – formerly known as Milford Plaza and located in the expensive and touristy Times Square neighborhood – into a reception center … Read more

Shooting victims sue NYC over incident at notorious Umbrella Hotel

Two men seriously injured in a fatal shooting at a Queens hotel have sued the city for not closing the trouble-ridden boarding house after months of pleas and warnings from residents that someone might be killed there, The Post has learned. Shamel Bennett and Rukeem Cummings – who attended a 2021 New Year’s Eve party … Read more

Resorts World casino kicks out Mayor Adams’ pal who moonlights in NYC

The Resorts World casino has “parted ways” with its director of security Timothy Pearson after learning that the mayor’s longtime friend Eric Adams had a second paid gig with the city. The gaming company confirmed Pearson’s departure on Sunday, following the revelation last week that their top security official was serving as a public safety … Read more