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Overcrowded subways after MTA cuts service, major layoffs at Macy's, & more

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New Yorkers traveling by subway and bus are facing dangerously crowded conditions as the MTA reduces service (Gothamist) 

Macy's, which also owns Bloomingdale's, plans to furlough 130,000 workers as sales slump due to store closures (The New York Times)

The hospital ship USNS Comfort docked at Manhattan’s Pier 90 to treat sick New Yorkers and take the pressure off hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic (NY Post)

A pilot program is launching in NYC to offer pro-bono legal help to small businesses so they can access funds from the coronavirus stimulus package (press release)

New York City's homeless population are being forced out of encampments in spite of fears this could increase the spread the virus (Patch)

An affordable housing lottery opened for 199 units in a nine-story building under construction in East New York (Brownstoner)