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Coronavirus Is Closing Social Security Offices. Here’s How to Get Benefit Help.
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Coronavirus Is Closing Social Security Offices. Here’s How to Get Benefit Help.

The Social Security Administration operates a vast network of more than 1,200 offices around the country that help thousands of Americans every day...

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A Plan to Develop Farmland in Amish Country Meets Resistance
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A Plan to Develop Farmland in Amish Country Meets Resistance

A proposed development addresses urban sprawl and scarce housing in rural Lancaster County, but some say it’s the right project in the wrong spot....

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With Disney, a Manhattan Neighborhood Reinvents Itself
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With Disney, a Manhattan Neighborhood Reinvents Itself

In the two years since Disney announced it would move its New York offices to Hudson Square, the former manufacturing district has risen in stature...

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Colleges Invest So ‘What’s the Town Like?’ Gets an Upbeat Answer
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Colleges Invest So ‘What’s the Town Like?’ Gets an Upbeat Answer

A number of small schools like Colby, in Maine, are hoping to improve off-campus amenities by helping to revitalize downtowns....

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Pier 1 Imports, the Struggling Home Goods Retailer, Files for Bankruptcy
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Pier 1 Imports, the Struggling Home Goods Retailer, Files for Bankruptcy

Once wildly popular for its inexpensive, imported pillows and rattan chairs, the home furnishings chain struggled to compete against Home Goods and...

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A Warehouse Robot Learns to Sort Out the Tricky Stuff
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A Warehouse Robot Learns to Sort Out the Tricky Stuff

At a facility near Berlin, a new kind of robot is automating tasks that until recently had been out of the reach of machines. Inside a warehouse on...

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Fort Worth Embraces Its Cowboy Culture
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Fort Worth Embraces Its Cowboy Culture

The Texas city hopes to become a center of sports and entertainment with the opening of Dickies Arena and plans to modernize its Stockyards...

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Real Men Don’t Rent
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Real Men Don’t Rent

Through their explanations, they provided a window into how fashion-aware men think about clothes in 2020. Their stated values - individuality,...

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Pier 1 Imports to Close Up to 450 Stores and Cut Jobs
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Pier 1 Imports to Close Up to 450 Stores and Cut Jobs

The furniture chain is the latest retailer to struggle with declining store visits and changing consumer tastes....

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The Nets Called It Home. Now an NBC Drama Lives There.
News 2 months ago
The Nets Called It Home. Now an NBC Drama Lives There.

Aging stadiums are usually demolished, but dormant Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey has become a soundstage for a prime-time series. EAST RUTHERFORD...

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The Warriors Get a New Home, and New Neighbors
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The Warriors Get a New Home, and New Neighbors

Chase Center, in San Francisco’s Mission Bay, seeks to anchor more than an N.B.A. franchise. Before the Chase Center opened in September in San...

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Prime Anchor: An Amazon Warehouse Town Dreams of a Better Life
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Prime Anchor: An Amazon Warehouse Town Dreams of a Better Life

Andrew Spear for The New York TimesIn Campbellsville, Ky., the tech giant's influences abound. The profits, not so much. CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - In...

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Shuttered Philadelphia Refinery May Get New Life After Fire
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Shuttered Philadelphia Refinery May Get New Life After Fire

The size and location of the parcel make it an attractive piece of real estate, but its future is clouded by questions of viability....

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Tiffany Is More Than a Store
News 4 months ago
Tiffany Is More Than a Store

Once upon a time, Tiffany was the name of a person: Charles Lewis Tiffany, who, along with John B. Young, opened a "stationery and fancy goods...

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A London Warehouse District Hopes to Keep Its Edge
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A London Warehouse District Hopes to Keep Its Edge

LONDON - Hackney Wick seems one of the few areas of London that's still on the cusp of gentrification. Around the corner from the Queen Elizabeth...

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GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits
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GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits

Fall used to be Michael Baker's favorite time of year in Scottsdale, Ariz. Mr. Baker, the retired owner of a medical device distributor, would sit...

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WeWork May Lay Off Thousands
News 4 months ago
WeWork May Lay Off Thousands

WeWork is preparing to cut at least 4,000 people from its work force as it tries to stabilize itself after the company's breakneck growth racked up...

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Help! Renting a Vehicle Through Europcar Drove Me Crazy!
News 4 months ago
Help! Renting a Vehicle Through Europcar Drove Me Crazy!

When we first solicited reader stories of travel disasters, we immediately received four individual emails concerning Europcar, the rental car...

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Airbnb to Verify All Listings, C.E.O. Chesky Says
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Airbnb to Verify All Listings, C.E.O. Chesky Says

Airbnb plans to conduct a comprehensive review of every property listed on its platform as part of a series of initiatives to give customers "peace...

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Barneys New York Closing Sales Have Started
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Barneys New York Closing Sales Have Started

Days after Barneys New York was sold for pieces, the store-closing sales have started, with windows bearing signs that proclaim "Everything must be...

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Second Act for Shuttered Mills Revitalizes New England Towns
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Second Act for Shuttered Mills Revitalizes New England Towns

In 1997, David Moresi moved back home to North Adams, Mass., to renovate houses, a business he has expanded to include development and property...

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Even ‘Project Runway’ Couldn’t Save Zac Posen
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Even ‘Project Runway’ Couldn’t Save Zac Posen

Once upon a time, back in ye olde days of 2002, a young designer, just shy of 21 years old, was discovered by a store that was famous throughout...

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When Office Buildings Go Beyond Green
News 11 months ago
When Office Buildings Go Beyond Green

The crowded field of third-party certifications has left some wondering which are necessary and which are just marketing gimmicks. When Office...

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