March’s low rainfall followed a period of prolonged wet conditions in many areas of the district, with surface water and groundwater conditions staying in the high or normal range for this time of year. From the St. Johns River Water Management District Data collected by the St. Johns River Water Management District shows that March rainfall was below average districtwide, with a zone of very low rainfall in Lake, Marion and portions of Volusia County. A full report outlining changing hydrological conditions was presented at today’s Governing Board meeting. The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Abnormally dry conditions in Brevard and Indian River counties remain but are less extensive. Indian River County had the lowest 12-month rainfall total, with 46 inches of rain.Marion, Putnam, and Alachua counties had the highest 12-month rainfall totals, each receiving between 61 and 63 inches of rain.Overall, rainfall totals from the previous 12 months remain more than 4 inches above average.For additional hydrologic data or to learn more about the district’s data collection program, visit www.sjrwmd.com/data. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Abnormally dry conditions in Brevard and Indian River counties remain but are less extensive. Indian River County had the lowest 12-month rainfall total, with 46 inches of rain.Marion, Putnam, and Alachua counties had the highest 12-month rainfall totals, each receiving between 61 and 63 inches of rain.Overall, rainfall totals from the previous 12 months remain more than 4 inches above average.For additional hydrologic data or to learn more about the district’s data collection program, visit www.sjrwmd.com/data.,March’s low rainfall followed a period of prolonged wet conditions in many areas of the district, with surface water and groundwater conditions staying in the high or normal range for this time of year. TAGSRainfallSt. Johns River Water Management District Previous articleDoes legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidenceNext articleControlled burn today at Kelly Park Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.,From the St. Johns River Water Management District Data collected by the St. Johns River Water Management District shows that March rainfall was below average districtwide, with a zone of very low rainfall in Lake, Marion and portions of Volusia County. A full report outlining changing hydrological conditions was presented at today’s Governing Board meeting. Abnormally dry conditions in Brevard and Indian River counties remain but are less extensive. Indian River County had the lowest 12-month rainfall total, with 46 inches of rain.Marion, Putnam, and Alachua counties had the highest 12-month rainfall totals, each receiving between 61 and 63 inches of rain.Overall, rainfall totals from the previous 12 months remain more than 4 inches above average.For additional hydrologic data or to learn more about the district’s data collection program, visit www.sjrwmd.com/data.,March’s low rainfall followed a period of prolonged wet conditions in many areas of the district, with surface water and groundwater conditions staying in the high or normal range for this time of year. March’s low rainfall followed a period of prolonged wet conditions in many areas of the district, with surface water and groundwater conditions staying in the high or normal range for this time of year. Abnormally dry conditions in Brevard and Indian River counties remain but are less extensive. Indian River County had the lowest 12-month rainfall total, with 46 inches of rain.Marion, Putnam, and Alachua counties had the highest 12-month rainfall totals, each receiving between 61 and 63 inches of rain.Overall, rainfall totals from the previous 12 months remain more than 4 inches above average.For additional hydrologic data or to learn more about the district’s data collection program, visit www.sjrwmd.com/data. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11
ArchDaily Juhyangjae / KDDHSave this projectSaveJuhyangjae / KDDH Area: 98 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses 2016 Year: CopyHouses•Gongju-si, South Korea ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/869384/juhyangjae-kddh Clipboard Photographs Juhyangjae / KDDH South Korea Projects Photographs: Song, Jung KeunArchitect In Charge:Kim DongheeCity:Gongju-siCountry:South KoreaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Song, Jung KeunRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System – LINEAText description provided by the architects. This house placed in Gyo-dong, Gong-ju, Chung-nam with alley. And other building near by this house. The site shape is longer north to south. So, clients were likely to exposure by the outside people eye.The ‘Ju Hyang Jae’ choose the method of placed inclined ‘ㄷ’ shape mass on site for filter outside. Save this picture!© Song, Jung KeunEnter the entrance, can face kitchen and dining room. Then along the corridor, there are main room and dress-room. The dress-room can use independent attic.Save this picture!SketchAnd there are circle shape shower stall, yellow glassblock make unusual atmosphere for just husband and wife. Save this picture!© Song, Jung KeunBeing as children’s room and living room have large window, they can secure lighting. But their space face the road, children’s room have diagonal window, for children’s privacy.Second floor attic are located in above living room. The living room, children’s room, and library are each other go up and down.The mass of supported from the cross will be refuge like as Noah’s ark.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessSørenga Sjøbad / LPO arkitekterSelected ProjectsDock 45 / Spacefiction studioSelected Projects Share “COPY” “COPY” Architects: KDDH Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/869384/juhyangjae-kddh Clipboard Save this picture!© Song, Jung Keun+ 68 Share CopyAbout this officeKDDHOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGongju-siSouth KoreaPublished on April 22, 2017Cite: “Juhyangjae / KDDH” 21 Apr 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Area: 5382 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/930832/number-house-number-30-estudintresitio Clipboard Photographs Save this picture!© Roland Halbe+ 28Curated by Clara Ott Share Houses #house#1.130 / Estudio.EntresitioSave this projectSave#house#1.130 / Estudio.Entresitio ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/930832/number-house-number-30-estudintresitio Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses•Madrid, Spain Lead Architects: Projects Spain María Hurtado de Mendoza, César Jiménez de Tejada, José María Hurtado de Mendoza, Álvar Ruiz Villanueva Photographs: Roland Halbe #house#1.130 / Estudio.Entresitio 2013 “COPY” Year: Arquitectos: Estudio.Entresitio Area Area of this architecture project Design Team:Miguel Crespo, Marco Plazzogna, Anne-Dorothée Herbot, Mia MolatoLandscaping :Planta paisajistasStructure:María José CamporroEMP:Geasyt SA.Construction Supervisor:Guillermo ParillaCity:MadridCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Roland HalbeRecommended ProductsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesRenders / 3D AnimationEnscape3D Real-Time Rendering SoftwareMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesText description provided by the architects. Brief notes on a house with no appearance.This is a single-family house, but quite a large one, something over 5 hundred square meters, site is narrow and long and sloped towards south.Save this picture!© Roland HalbeTwo different schemes superimposed one on top the other; a longitudinal one, based on spatial forking, and the one underneath, based on a hand fingers like configuration. As a result, it is a fractured mass, ruled by the rhythm of the roof structure.Save this picture!1st floor planSave this picture!Longitudinal sectionSome other important things are the growth against the slope, entrance through the umbilicus and permeable skins that thicken space boundaries.Upper level is a daytime pavilion with a metal roof structure that goes all the way through in visual continuity, with long views through a sequence of spaces.Save this picture!© Roland HalbeConcrete supporting walls and glass enclosure are the other two vertical elements, blurring the idea of interior and exterior.Rooms below are burrow like, with nested openings in between them.Save this picture!© Roland HalbeSave this picture!© Roland HalbeAs for the floor plan solution, structure above combs space in a single direction, transversal to movement while below, penetrations fragment the volume bringing light deep inside the built mass. It is a formless project in the sense that is impossible getting any volumetric understanding as spectator, also because of the camouflage of the permeable skin with the concrete, dynamic in perception because of light.The permeable skin follows the same rhythm in pattern of vertical lines as the concrete surfaces; is not only about the absence of frames, supporting elements are secondary and intentionally hidden and as thin as possible, also for the moveable parts.Save this picture!North elevationIt is an inhabitable porous enclosure, made by superimposition of multiple layers with different density and permeability and therefore, different degrees of interiority. For this project we have been not only the architects but also the general contractor; this time, not only the art or process of building was in our hands but the act of physical construction.Save this picture!© Roland HalbeThe house takes account of sustainability criteria in which some high technology is used, always trying to preserve the natural resources without involving high technology investment. Save this picture!© Roland HalbeThe architectural design is the main protagonist of the sustainable decisions which highlights: cross ventilation, green roofs to minimize transmission of solar radiation heat in summer, and to collect rainwater that allows watering garden plants. Solar protection through deciduous plant barriers, practicable jalousies, exterior spaces in shade, ventilated air chambers underneath the building, covered by green mass semi buried exterior walls and finally the use of solar collectors.Save this picture!© Roland HalbeProject gallerySee allShow lessStudio Akkerhuis Transforms a 19th Century Flour Mill Complex into a Mixed-Use ProjectArchitecture NewsNew York City Votes to Require Bird-Friendly ConstructionArchitecture News Share CopyAbout this officeEstudio.EntresitioOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMadridSpainPublished on December 26, 2019Cite: “#house#1.130 / Estudio.Entresitio” [#house#1.130 / Estudio.Entresitio] 26 Dec 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this Roanoke, Va.In one of the largest protests in recent Roanoke history, a diverse rainbow of community members sent a clear message on July 25: There will be resistance to the anti-worker racism of Donald Trump and his vice presidential running mate Mike Pence in Southwest Virginia.Standing for hours in sweltering 90-plus degree heat, protesters held signs slamming Trump, Pence and their supporters, and chanting, “No Trump! No KKK! No Racist Fascist USA!” and “Don’t give in to racist fear! Immigrants are welcome here!” The two candidates were in the city for a campaign event at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.Demonstrators came from unions and worker rights organizations, including the Food and Commercial Workers, the Virginia Professional Staff Association and Fight for $15. They were joined by members of the Plowshare Peace & Justice Center, Community Cultivators Inc., 15 Now Roanoke, Black Lives Matter and Workers World Party.The demonstration also included young children, high school and college students, and teachers protesting for the first time. Many Roanoke residents are fed up with Trump’s anti-worker hate and racism.Trump doesn’t speak for white workers!A statement by protest organizers on their Facebook event page read: “Donald Trump and vice presidential running mate Mike Pence are the racist enemies of all poor and working people. Both candidates attack women, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, Muslims, the disabled and the Black Lives Matter movement. And they don’t speak or care for white workers either.“Trump is long known for attacking workers and their unions. Indiana Gov. Pence, like Scott Walker in Wisconsin, has waged a Jim Crow war on workers in Indiana with specific attacks on unions, eviscerating many hard-won worker protections and rights.“Both candidates promote the privatization of public education and other public services. Roanoke is a working-class, diverse city that needs union jobs and resources for our neighborhoods, not the racist anti-worker hate and division that Trump and Pence are whipping up.”Numerous participants kept protesting during Trump’s speech and confronted his supporters again when the speech was over. Then a contingent led by mostly youth and students marched from the protest site through downtown Roanoke demanding freedom, justice and equality for all poor and working people.The protesters vowed that every time Trump or Pence plan an appearance in Southwest Virginia they will be confronted. During the July 25 protests and in the days following, photos and videos taken during the protest were “liked” and shared through social media thousands of times, breaking through a virtual corporate media whiteout of the protest.The July 25 protest is the second major protest against Trump in Southwest Virginia this year. In February, hundreds of students and other community members confronted Trump and his supporters at Radford University in Radford, Va., disrupting his speech multiple times.Outside of the auditorium, they conducted picket lines with banners reading “Donald Trump: Tool of the Rich — Racist Enemy of All Workers.” Placards read “Trump Is for the Rich and Against Everyone Else” and “Trump Doesn’t Speak for White Workers.”
Bank of America and the Justice Department are close to completing a long-rumored and record-setting deal to resolve allegations of misconduct in the sales of mortgage-backed securities that went bad, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the Journal reported Wednesday afternoon that BofA has agreed to pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to clear itself of charges that it knowingly sold toxic securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. The allegations mostly revolve around Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch unit, which the bank acquired in 2008.According to the report, BofA will pay approximately $9 billion to the government, with the rest going toward consumer relief.Noting that the deal could still fall through, the Journal report says no announcement is likely to come this week as representatives on both sides meet to finalize the terms.If the latest rumored agreement is true, the deal would mark the largest-ever penalty in a civil settlement between the government and an institution, a record previously held by JPMorgan Chase after it agreed to a $13 billion settlement in a similar case last year.BofA and the Justice Department reportedly came to an agreement last week, only a day after a federal judge ruled the bank must pay nearly $1.3 billion over a fraud case brought on by alleged misconduct at Countrywide, another acquisition made in 2008. At the time that decision was publicized, a spokesperson for BofA said the bank plans to review the ruling and assess its options to appeal.In addition, the firm reported a legal expense of $4 billion in the second quarter, “substantially all” of which was related to mortgage matters. The case with the Justice Department stands as one of the bank’s last major legal hurdles. Previous: Survey: Agent/Client Relationship Key for First-Time Buyers Next: Alliant Hires Brasier as SVP Report: Justice Department Nears Settlement With Bank of America The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: Bank of America Justice Department Settlement Sign up for DS News Daily About Author: Tory Barringer Tory Barringer began his journalism career in early 2011, working as a writer for the University of Texas at Arlington’s student newspaper before joining the DS News team in 2012. In addition to contributing to DSNews.com, he is also the online editor for DS News’ sister publication, MReport, which focuses on mortgage banking news. in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Home / Daily Dose / Report: Justice Department Nears Settlement With Bank of America Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago August 6, 2014 1,252 Views Bank of America Justice Department Settlement 2014-08-06 Tory Barringer Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Subscribe
Tagged with: Homebuyers homesellers Housing Inventory inventory shortages Redfin Print This Post The Enthusiasm Gap: Why Homeowners Aren’t Eager to Sell The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: Ocwen’s Ron Faris Announces Retirement, Glen Messina to Succeed Next: The Real-World Impact of Home Prices Subscribe Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The latest report from Redfin shows that home sale prices in March were still on the way up—they were 9 percent higher than a year ago, closing the month at a median $297,000 nationally. But homes for sale were down across the board as well. Compared to March 2017, the number of homes on the market in the United States was down 12 percent. More telling, the number of newly listed homes fell 5.6 percent from last year, something Redfin classifies as “a sign of possible waning seller enthusiasm and ongoing tight market conditions.”Redfin Chief Economist Nela Richardson said one explanation for the dropoff in housing movement this March might have been the fact that Easter came so early.“Sellers are slow to list this year and we aren’t seeing enough new construction homes to fill the gap,” Richardson said. “If we don’t see the new listings number turn around next month or a pickup in new housing starts, inventory will be a persistent drag on sales for the remainder of the year.”If seller enthusiasm is waning, buyer demand is still strong. According to Redfin, the typical home went under contract in 43 days in March. That’s eight days faster than a year earlier and faster than any March on record. Among homes that sold last month, 24 percent sold above their list price, up from 22.3 percent last March. One in five homes that sold in March went under contract within two weeks of their debut, compared to 18.4 percent last year. The Bay Area had much higher numbers than the average, though. In San Jose, 83 percent of houses sold above list price. In San Francisco and Oakland, three-quarters of houses sold higher than listed.Seattle (for the second month in a row) and Denver were the fastest-moving markets in the country. Houses there were on the market for a median of just seven days in March. The Bay Area also saw houses close in less than two weeks.As is typically the case, prices grew most in the Bay Area. San Jose saw prices leap by 32 percent from a year ago; San Francisco almost 17 percent.But less-typical markets showed price growth as well. Allentown, Pennsylvania, saw prices climb 22 percent since last year, just 1 percent more than the prices in Detroit. At the same time, inventory dropped in 65 of the 73 most populous metros Redfin tracked. In 48 of those metros, inventory fell more than 10 percent compared to last year. Baton Rouge; Washington, D.C.; and Allentown bucked the declining inventory trend, respectively adding 26.6 percent, 11.8 percent, and 11.4 percent to housing supply from last year. The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago About Author: Scott Morgan Home / Daily Dose / The Enthusiasm Gap: Why Homeowners Aren’t Eager to Sell Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Homebuyers homesellers Housing Inventory inventory shortages Redfin 2018-04-19 David Wharton Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Scott Morgan is a multi-award-winning journalist and editor based out of Texas. During his 11 years as a newspaper journalist, he wrote more than 4,000 published pieces. He’s been recognized for his work since 2001, and his creative writing continues to win acclaim from readers and fellow writers alike. He is also a creative writing teacher and the author of several books, from short fiction to written works about writing. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago April 19, 2018 1,452 Views in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, Market Studies, News
Google+ Pinterest Facebook Donegal man concludes epic endurance challenge for charity Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – September 7, 2011 Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Newsx Adverts Twitter Donegal man Nick North has finished an endurance challenge he undertook to raise money for Charity.The 53 year-old undertook a 3,000km run which began at Mozambique’s northern border with Tanzania and finished at its southern border with South Africa.In blistering heat, the long distance runner has effectively run 66 marathons back-to-back since he set off on his journey on June 20th.Nick initially intended to raise €45,000 for charity, but says he has so far struggled to raise more than quarter of that amount blaming the recession.He said most of the money raised has come mostly from family, friends and other people around Donegal:Nick spoke to us earlier from Mozambique[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/nickchallenge.mp3[/podcast]You can get more information, or donate by visiting concernchallenge.org Previous articleSoccer – Given helps Ireland to vital point in MoscowNext articleCourt told that Patsy Brogan will contest Sheebeen charges News Highland Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire
(Elijah Blanchard) Aniah Blanchard is pictured with her father, Elijah Blanchard, in this undated photo.(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — UFC President Dana White is upping the reward being offered for information regarding the disappearance of Aniah Haley Blanchard, the stepdaughter of mixed martial arts competitor Walt Harris.Blanchard, 19, has not been seen since the Alabama college student was caught on surveillance video visiting a convenience store last week. Earlier Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a proclamation authorizing a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of a suspect in the case. White’s offering came in the form of a Twitter video released Wednesday evening.Blanchard’s vehicle was found abandoned near an apartment complex in Montgomery last Friday. The vehicle, a black 2017 Honda CRV, had damage to the front left tire area, which is believed to have occurred between the time she was last seen and when the vehicle was found, according to the Auburn Police Division.Blanchard, a student at Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, was reported missing by her family on Oct. 24. Police said she last communicated with a friend on Oct. 23, just before midnight. The Lee County District Attorney’s Office said it is approaching the search for Blanchard as if foul play was involved.“This is a criminal investigation. Obviously, we’re approaching it as such. I think the only right way to do it is to approach it as if foul play is involved and as if there is someone or more than one person involved in this,” Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes said Wednesday. “We do not believe Aniah would or did essentially go missing on her own volition.”“I encourage anyone with information about the whereabouts of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, who was last seen Oct. 23, to please call *HP or 9-1-1,” Ivey said in a tweet Wednesday. “We continue to pray for Aniah & her family as law enforcement officials work to bring her home.”Police released a surveillance video earlier this week, showing Blanchard making a purchase at a convenience store in downtown Auburn on Oct. 23.It also announced the FBI, U.S. Marshals Service and the Department of Homeland Security were among several agencies investigating her disappearance.Blanchard’s father, Elijah Blanchard, said his daughter “would not leave” without telling anyone.“She always calls me at the end of the day to see how my day was,” Elijah Blanchard told ABC News in an exclusive interview Monday evening. “She would never not contact somebody and let them know what she’s doing.”He described his daughter as “very ambitious,” “very organized” and “fun to be around.”“If someone would see Aniah out, they would know something was wrong if she didn’t carry that beautiful smile that she always has,” he said.Harris, a UFC heavyweight fighter, shared images of his stepdaughter on his Instagram page last week, asking members of the public to come forward with information.“Please help find my baby Aniah Blanchard. She is missing [in] Auburn,” Harris, one of the top mixed martial arts contenders in the heavyweight division, told his nearly 30,000 followers. “Please help!!!! Any info message me on here or call the Auburn police … PLEASE SHARE THIS!!!!”Blanchard is described as a light-complexioned black female with brown eyes and brown hair who is 5 feet 6 inches tall and about 125 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black dress and tan duck boots with black stockings, according to police. Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Cuomo also announced today that the city’s subway system will resume 24-hour service May 17 for the first time in a year. (Getty)Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that New York City would fully reopen by July 1, just in time for weary city residents to have a “summer of fun.” It wasn’t his call to make, but — perhaps by design — it appears that day will come much sooner.His longtime nemesis Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that most capacity restrictions will be lifted throughout New York state, as well as in Connecticut and New Jersey, by May 19. Most businesses — including restaurants and bars, gyms, barber shops and retailers — will be able to operate at full capacity, provided they can ensure that patrons are maintaining social distancing. The same will go for houses of worship.Indoor and outdoor venues, meanwhile, can increase the number of people allowed in — to 30 and 33 percent capacity, respectively — assuming all patrons can provide proof of vaccination. Outdoor social gatherings will now have a maximum capacity of 500 people and indoor ones will increase to 250.ADVERTISEMENTThe same rules will be in effect for New Jersey. In Connecticut, capacity restrictions had already largely been lifted as of May 1, but any remaining ones will be gone by the 19th.Last week, as Covid-19 cases declined and vaccinations increased, de Blasio said, “We are ready to bring New York City back fully on July 1, all systems go, because you’ve earned it. This is going to be the summer of New York City.”But, as usual, the governor had more to say.“I don’t want to wait that long,” said Cuomo, who has been eager to show he can govern while his sexual harassment and nursing home scandals play out.Business owners have been pressuring Cuomo for months to ease capacity restrictions throughout the city, with several lawsuits filed recently in an effort to get restaurants back at full capacity. Just last week, the governor announced that restaurants would be allowed to operate at 75 percent.Cuomo also announced today that the city’s subway system will resume 24-hour service May 17. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has not run subways 24/7 since last May, when overnight service was disrupted in order to facilitate cleaning of the system and, unofficially, to remove homeless people. Ridership has been steadily rising in the past few months after plummeting at the start of the pandemic.“Overnight workers like waitresses, bartenders and more depend on transit to get around in the late-night hours,” Sarah Feinberg, the interim president of New York City Transit, said in a statement. “We’ve been moving them for the last year by bus and I’m thrilled that we can once again provide them with safe and efficient overnight subway service as well, as more Covid restrictions on businesses are lifted.”Contact Amy Plitt Email Address* Full Name* Andrew CuomoCommercial Real EstateCoronavirusPolitics Share via Shortlink Message* Tags