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Brooklyn Center nursing home provides hospital beds as NYC nears reopening

May 28 | Raanan Geberer

New York City now meets almost all of the state-mandated metrics necessary for reopening, According to a Regional Monitoring Dashboard updated Tuesday. The two metrics yet to be fulfilled are the ratio of contact tracers to residents, and the share of total beds available in case of a new upsurge of the coronavirus or other […]

The bartender at The Brazen Head bar pours a drink on March 16, 2020, the last night of their service for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo previously ordered all bars and restaurants would have to close by 8 p.m. on the 16th. They could continue with takeout and delivery. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

‘Here’s to 2020’: Brooklynites share one last round in the time of coronavirus

March 19 | Mary Frost

By order of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Monday was the last night bars were allowed to be open in New York City due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. That evening, many establishments in Brooklyn were filled with customers trying to get in a final drink — despite warnings that social distancing was necessary in the time […]

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