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NYC visitor’s center goes to war with hot-dog vendor: ‘Why do you have to put it right in my face?’

NYC visitor’s center goes to war with hot-dog vendor: ‘Why do you have to put it right in my face?’

This island is not big enough for the two of them. A hot dog cart vendor and the kiosk at the Roosevelt Island visitor center have been bickering all summer over who should be able to sell cold drinks next to the trolley station to day-trip tourists. Now, with a heat wave causing a spike …

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NYC infection control specialist claims ‘retaliation’ in monkeypox dispute

NYC infection control specialist claims ‘retaliation’ in monkeypox dispute

A veteran infection control specialist at the city’s Health Department said he was reassigned in “retaliation” after getting into a dispute with bosses over monkeypox messages. Surveillance director Dr. Don Weiss was transferred to another unit after publicly criticizing the department’s advice to gay men on reducing monkeypox transmission. He repeated his quibbles in a …

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