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Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices
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Live Coronavirus Updates: Federal Workers in the U.S. Return to Offices

As virus cases increase around the United States, some of the federal government's 2.1 million employees are heading back to their offices in one...

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Why Out-of-Work New Yorkers Are Starting Cooking Businesses
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Why Out-of-Work New Yorkers Are Starting Cooking Businesses

In 2013, after years of working as an art director, Miriam Weiskind gave into her love of pizza, first giving pizza tours and then making them at...

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On One Block in Brooklyn, the City’s Economic Turmoil Is on Full Display
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On One Block in Brooklyn, the City’s Economic Turmoil Is on Full Display

The roots of one store on the block extend to Mexico, from where a 13-year-old boy left for the United States decades ago and found his footing in...

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How Will Hudson Yards Survive the Pandemic?
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How Will Hudson Yards Survive the Pandemic?

The Edge - the highest sky deck in the Western Hemisphere and the latest crown jewel in Manhattan's sprawling Hudson Yards project - opened to the...

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All Quiet on the Far East Side
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All Quiet on the Far East Side

At 55 years old, New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission has reached late middle age. And for more than half the commission's life, an...

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Baruch Haviv, Pilot, Landlord and Opera Fan, Dies at 82
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Baruch Haviv, Pilot, Landlord and Opera Fan, Dies at 82

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Baruch Haviv, a pilot, operaphile...

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Commuters in Face Masks on the Subway as N.Y.C. Begins Reopening
News 3 weeks ago
Commuters in Face Masks on the Subway as N.Y.C. Begins Reopening

Michael Gilsenan celebrated the first day of New York City's reopening by treating himself to coffee and cheesecake at his neighborhood bakery in...

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Many Business Owners and Landlords Are Facing Off Amid the Economic Crisis
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Many Business Owners and Landlords Are Facing Off Amid the Economic Crisis

Faced with plunging sales that have already led to tens of millions of layoffs, companies are trying to renegotiate their office and retail leases ...

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N.Y.C. Seeks Permission to Borrow Billions: Live Updates
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N.Y.C. Seeks Permission to Borrow Billions: Live Updates

Numerous fiscal experts and public officials, including Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, are leery of giving the city permission to take on significant debt,...

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How the Manager of a Massive Housing Complex Spends His Sundays
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How the Manager of a Massive Housing Complex Spends His Sundays

Kelly Vohs is probably one of the most important people to know if you're one of the 28,000 New Yorkers who live in Stuyvesant Town or its sister...

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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Live Updates
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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Live Updates

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is scheduled to meet with President Trump at the White House at 11 a.m. Mr. Cuomo said on Tuesday that unfinished...

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All Alone in a Three-Bedroom Apartment
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All Alone in a Three-Bedroom Apartment

Bonnie Blue Edwards had long fantasized about taking over her three-bedroom apartment in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where she has spent 10 years...

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Should You Renew Your Lease if You’ve Lost Your Job?
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Should You Renew Your Lease if You’ve Lost Your Job?

A: You are in a tenuous position with limited options, none of them particularly good. Your next steps will depend on whether your lease is rent...

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Nearly 1 in 4 New Yorkers Needs Food: Live Updates
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Nearly 1 in 4 New Yorkers Needs Food: Live Updates

To address the problem, the city plans to increase to 1.5 million the number of meals it distributes each day by next week, officials said, with a...

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Conn. is First in N.Y. Region to Partly Reopen Restaurants
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Conn. is First in N.Y. Region to Partly Reopen Restaurants

Connecticut, which has been less affected by the coronavirus than neighboring New York, took its biggest step toward restarting its dormant economy...

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Pandemic Lockdown Halts Hudson Valley’s Booming Film Industry
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Pandemic Lockdown Halts Hudson Valley’s Booming Film Industry

SAUGERTIES, N. Y. - For years, the Hudson Valley beckoned filmmakers looking for bucolic settings, and this year, it all seemed to be coming...

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What’s Reopening in N.Y. and the Region
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What’s Reopening in N.Y. and the Region

For more than two months, much of daily life has been halted in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as officials sought to bring the coronavirus...

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Frances Goldin, a Crusader for the Lower East Side, Dies at 95
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Frances Goldin, a Crusader for the Lower East Side, Dies at 95

Frances Goldin, a lifelong firebrand who won her first street brawl when she was 11 and as a grown-up never stopped fighting to safeguard her...

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Limited Reopenings Get Underway in N.Y. Region
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Limited Reopenings Get Underway in N.Y. Region

In New Jersey, starting today, retail stores can offer curbside pickup of goods and nonessential construction projects can resume. The rest of the...

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‘I Feel Like a Hero’: A Day in the Life of a Grocery Delivery Man
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‘I Feel Like a Hero’: A Day in the Life of a Grocery Delivery Man

When he heard the news about the coronavirus pandemic and the citywide shutdown, Gerald Timothee called his family back home in Port-au-Prince,...

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De Blasio Urges New Yorkers to Stay Safe as Weather Warms
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De Blasio Urges New Yorkers to Stay Safe as Weather Warms

He stood still and closed his eyes as a doctor fully swathed in personal protection equipment inserted a swab deep into his nose. Then the governor...

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A number of states are lifting restrictions on businesses and public life on Friday, in a significant milestone for the country's attempt to re...

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Edith Richemond, a Haitian Bootstrap Success Story, Dies at 88
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Edith Richemond, a Haitian Bootstrap Success Story, Dies at 88

Edith Richemond's moniker in her Brooklyn neighborhood was "Big," not in the mocking way that portly people are sometimes called "Tiny" or tall...

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Manhattan Faces a Reckoning if Working From Home Becomes the Norm
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Manhattan Faces a Reckoning if Working From Home Becomes the Norm

Before the coronavirus crisis, three of New York City's largest commercial tenants - Barclays, JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley - had tens of...

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Jaquelin Taylor Robertson, Architect and Passionate Urbanist, Dies at 88
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Jaquelin Taylor Robertson, Architect and Passionate Urbanist, Dies at 88

Jaquelin Taylor Robertson, an architect who grew up on a grand classical estate in Virginia before becoming one of New York's most prominent and...

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White-Collar Companies Race to Be Last to Return to the Office
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White-Collar Companies Race to Be Last to Return to the Office

Even as President Trump has said "we have to get our country open again," much of corporate America is in no rush to return employees to their...

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Desperate Sellers, Nervous Buyers: Real Estate Sales in a Pandemic
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Desperate Sellers, Nervous Buyers: Real Estate Sales in a Pandemic

Late last month, about 60 agents from some of New York's top brokerages gathered in a virtual conference room for what was billed as the first open...

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Report Paints Scathing Picture of Nursing Home Where 17 Bodies Piled Up
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Report Paints Scathing Picture of Nursing Home Where 17 Bodies Piled Up

One patient at a troubled nursing home in northern New Jersey was found dead in bed, 12 hours after falling on a wet floor and suffering a head...

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The Pandemic and Package Overflow
News 2 months ago
The Pandemic and Package Overflow

A rental high-rise at 525 West 52nd Street, which has almost 400 units, is receiving more than 350 packages daily, a third more than in pre-Covid...

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As Several States Loosen Rules, California Closes Some Beaches
News 2 months ago
As Several States Loosen Rules, California Closes Some Beaches

In California, Florida and other coastal states, governors wrestled with squaring constituents' demands for relief from the spring heat against the...

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