If you were out last weekend you saw a transformed city. Crowds are back. Reservations are required again. And above all, the fear subsides. We believe the city will return sooner than the experts predict. A large list of returning culture reinforces this idea:

Mayor de Blasio announced one three months of tax leave For hotel stays in NYC beginning June 1st. All the more reason to expect the tourism sector to revive in the coming weeks. To date, the majority of American adults are fully vaccinated.

Picnic performances will bring personal music, dance and theater events to Bryant Park starting June 25. Photo by Ryan Muir.

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DATA FROM EVERYONE TO DO NYC FACEBOOK GROUP

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To do everything NYC Facebook Group brings together 27,000 New York superfans. It’s a great resource for knowing what’s going on, getting suggestions for the city, and keeping track of consumer sentiment. A recent poll provided some insight into people’s attitudes towards reopening, with a solid majority (78%) having been shown to be likely or more likely to come out after mask requirements are relaxed. Review the answers and full results Here. And join the group if you haven’t already.