Uptown links: St. John the Divine will no longer be turned into a hospital, and more



• The Cathedral of St. John the Divine won't be turned into a field hospital after all. There was a dispute with Samaritan's Purse, the organization offering to help, which is run by Rev. Franklin Graham and has been accused of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. [ABC News]


• Lin-Manuel Miranda recorded a video thanking the more than 50,000 workers at New York-Presbyterian. [@nyphospital]



• Last Sunday's 60 Minutes included a segment in which Melba Wilson of Harlem soul food spot Melba's talks about having to lay off 24 employees. Her restaurant is currently restricted to take-out and delivery. [CBS News]


• The MTA has reopened the 110th St subway station on the 2 and 3 lines that was "burnt to a crisp" after a fire 10 days ago. [Daily News]


• New York City council member Mark Levine, who represents the 7th District in Northern Manhattan, was one of the 80% who recently experienced coronavirus symptoms and was able to get better at home. This week he released a helpful COVID-19 At Home FAQ. [Mark Levine]


• CUNY will be giving $500 grants to more than 1,000 low-income students during the pandemic. [Daily News]


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