If you’re looking to stay up to date on the latest city updates, you’ve come to right place. From breaking news to exciting openings, come back every beginning of the week to catch up on everything happening in NYC. For now, here’s what you missed…
Here are our top five highlights:
AMNH is closing two of its major halls exhibiting Native American objects and artifacts amid new Biden Administration regulations that require museums to obtain consent from indigenous tribes before placing their cultural items on display. They officially closed this past weekend, on Saturday, January 27th. Learn more here.
New York’s Cannabis Control Board is currently considering allowing New Yorkers to grow marijuana at home, and the board will soon vote on regulations to potentially make this legal. If the regulations are approved the Cannabis Control Board would hold a 60-day public comment period before New Yorkers could grow marijuana at home. Learn more here.
Ingrid Newkirk, president of The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, otherwise known as PETA, has written a letter to the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club president Tom Dunkel asking that a “giant gold coin” replace Punxsutawney Phil’s role on Groundhog Day. In Newkirk’s eyes Punxsutawney Phil’s weather predictions are no more reliable than a coin toss. Learn more here.
After a devastating fire incinerated Yu & Me Books in 2023, the shop was forced to operate out of a temporary site—until now! As announced to Instagram, Yu & Me Books officially reopened in its original Chinatown location at 44 Mulberry Street this past weekend, on Sunday, January 28th. Learn more here.
If you’re looking for an easy way to make some cash, we’ve found just the job for you: pooping! That’s right, being a stool donor could earn you up to $180,000/year. So, how does it actually work? Without further adoo-doo (sorry, we couldn’t resist), you can find all of the details here.
NYC’s Pier 15 has been transformed into the world’s first all-pink pier! Dine and drink inside pink igloos and take advantage of plenty photo moments with the Brooklyn Bridge as your backdrop. Plus, Valentine’s Day is just ahead so be sure to stop at the giant pink Lover’s Arch or visit the Lovers Bird’s Nest and Cupid’s Lounge. Grab your tickets today!