The New York governor receiving the Founders Award for his COVID-19 press briefings marks a new nadir in politics as style over actual results.
The governor will appoint a commission to select an artist and choose a location for the statue of the Brooklyn-born Supreme Court justice.
Plan your visit to see art in person again with our growing list of reopening dates at major New York City institutions.
“This is the mountain that New Yorkers climbed,” Cuomo said of the styrofoam sculpture, which people have likened to Jabba the Hutt.
In New York City, thousands are calling for the removal of Christopher Columbus statues, which can be found in Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.
A new image, conceived by the New York State Governor, is a mess.
The rivalry between the political opponents was cemented after Cuomo announced he would bypass the mayor and fund the polarizing Mother Cabrini statue with state money.
The activists are calling on the governor to establish overdose prevention centers to combat the growing opioid epidemic.
Protesters marched outside the governor’s office near Grand Central Station, carrying a mock overdose prevention center to urge approval of the five pilot prevention centers promised during Cuomo’s election campaign.
The new directive would not only have drastically restricted the number of books available to inmates, but also prohibited them from receiving warm clothes like hoodies and any fresh produce.