A real rainbow for Pride, considering an ultra-millionaire tax, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 29, 2020 - 10:30AM

After a thunderstorm, a rainbow appeared over Brooklyn at the end of Pride weekend and New Yorkers captured it in photos (Greenpointers)

New York City is eyeing thousands of vacant hotel rooms for potential conversion into affordable housing, including SROs (The City)

People are fleeing coronavirus in Florida and heading back to the relative safety of New York (The New York Times)

This past weekend, the coronavirus death toll in New York dropped to its lowest since the outbreak began (amNewYork)

An ultra-millionaire’s tax and a pied-à-terre surcharge are being floated by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (Our Time Press)

Broadway star Robert Hartwell bought a 200-year-old colonial house that was built in the early 1800s by slaves (New York Post)


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