‘On the same team’: Vaccinated New York baseball fans to enjoy normal seating; Broadway returns in September


Baseball fans who have gotten their shots for COVID-19 will be able to enjoy normal seating at New York’s Citi Field and Yankee Stadium, starting on May 19. Others will sit 6-feet apart up to 33% capacity, Cuomo announced Wednesday. The stadiums will give free tickets to those who get shots there before the games. Credit: John Minchillo

New York’s baseball stadiums will open with expanded capacity on May 19 as the state returns to largely reopened economic activity from coronavirus shutdowns, setting the tone for a return to normalcy spurred by vaccinations.

In another sign of the state’s push toward a reactivated economy, tickets for Broadway are going on sale Wednesday for a full return to shows on Sept. 14.

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