Photo at East Village Organic on 1st Avenue by Steven
Thanks to everyone for the emails, texts, cards and letters about Mayor Adams taking a walking tour of the East Village today... to announce that #NYCisBack ... reported, NYC's indoor vaccine mandate is gone starting today. Restaurants, bars, entertainment venues and gyms are no longer be required to check for proof of COVID-19 vaccination from customers. In addition, the mask ban for students has been lifted.
His tour included visiting with owners of several restaurants (Dallas BBQ, La Palapa, MáLà Project), eating lunch at Veselka and walking through Tompkins Square Park.
Updated 7 p.m.
There wasn't any shortage of the mayor's EV visit today... select news outlets include...
Meanwhile, the mayor, who announced "new actions and investments in pedestrian safety at intersections" in January, was called out on Twitter for having one of his vehicles parked in the intersection on Second Avenue and Ninth Street this morning ...