Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the end of all state-mandated COVID restriction and said that New Yorkers “can return to life as we know it” now that the state has reached a 70% adult vaccination rate:

There will be a surprise fireworks show tonight, too:

And he’s ordered all state buildings lit blue and gold to honor essential workers:

Twitchy favorite Janice Dean was particularly harsh on Gov. Cuomo for his victory lap, and rightfully so:

If only: