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If NYC reopens fully by July 1 (pending details & caveats), maybe arenas can sell all their tickets; Barclays Center aiming for July 20 Justin Bieber show

NYC Plans for Full Reopening on July 1, Mayor Says: ‘We Are Ready', NBC reported this morning:
"Our plan is to fully reopen New York City on July 1," the mayor said on "Morning Joe. "We are ready for stores to open, for businesses to open, offices, theaters, full strength."

De Blasio is expected to elaborate further on the plan later in the day. It's not clear if additional COVID requirements -- like proof of vaccinations -- would apply to his plan to bring restaurants, gyms, shops, hair salons and arenas back at full capacity.

Nor is it clear whether and how this will harmonize with state rules that, for example, currently limit arena capacity to 10%, going up to 25% as of May 19. 

But on the whole, it's good news for operators of the Barclays Center, which is seemingly selling most of the available seating for a Justin Bieber show July 20.

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