New Yorkers, on lockdown since mid-March, will get a respite Memorial Day weekend as state beaches and lakes have been cleared to open.
But, New York City residents will have to travel if they want to lay out, as the sand in the five boroughs is still off limits, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday.
“Some of the things people traditionally do, the beaches and the public pools, that’s not in the cards right now,” de Blasio said at his daily briefing just a few hours before Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he and three other governors have agreed to reopen public beaches and lakes in tandem on Memorial Day weekend. Along with New York state beaches, those in New Jersey and Delaware…