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Two Renters Try Out the Amenities in Brooklyn’s Newer Buildings. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
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Two Renters Try Out the Amenities in Brooklyn’s Newer Buildings. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?

Janelle Mascall and Jaamal Braithwaite in their new Brooklyn rental. The couple, who grew up in Bushwick, focused on new buildings with a doorman...

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Amazon’s Big Breakdown
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Amazon’s Big Breakdown

To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. In the middle of March, as Americans faced...

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Brooklyn, Before It Was a Global Brand
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Brooklyn, Before It Was a Global Brand

May 20, 2020, Officially incorporated in 1834, Brooklyn was already the third largest city in America by the Civil War. Just over a century later...

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See Which States Are Reopening and Which Are Still Shut Down
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See Which States Are Reopening and Which Are Still Shut Down

Since late April, when the first states began to lift restrictions put in place to curb the coronavirus outbreak, a new pattern has played out...

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U.S. Retail Sales Plunge 16 Percent
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U.S. Retail Sales Plunge 16 Percent

Retail sales fell 16.4 percent last month, the Commerce Department said Friday. That followed an 8.3 percent drop in March, producing by far the...

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Why Get All Made Up With Nowhere to Go?
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Why Get All Made Up With Nowhere to Go?

May 8, 2020, Amie Wohrer reached her limit about three weeks into the shutdown. Her hair had grown out, losing its shape and style. Worse, the gray...

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Brooklyn Bridge, Star of the City
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Brooklyn Bridge, Star of the City

When they were home in Brooklyn Heights, Emily Roebling and her husband, Washington, could look toward the East River and see how work was...

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The Cloud Forming Over America’s Spies
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The Cloud Forming Over America’s Spies

The appointment in February of Richard Grenell, a political operative and Donald Trump loyalist, as acting director of national intelligence after...

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U.S. Businesses Take Steps to Reopen
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U.S. Businesses Take Steps to Reopen

Government figures due Friday will undoubtedly show that job losses in April were the worst ever. But they could provide key hints about the...

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Stock Markets in Europe Rise as Investors Await Payroll Data

In the weeks before states around the country issued lockdown orders this spring, Americans were already spending less, traveling less, dining out...

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Unemployment Surges to Over 30 Million in Six Weeks
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Unemployment Surges to Over 30 Million in Six Weeks

Many state agencies still find themselves overwhelmed by the flood of claims, leaving perhaps millions with dwindling resources to pay the rent or...

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When Can I Start Using My Building’s Gym Again?
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When Can I Start Using My Building’s Gym Again?

Summer is coming. And for the New Yorkers who live in buildings with gyms, roof decks, pools and playrooms, reopening these spaces could mean the...

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De Blasio Breaks Up Rabbi’s Funeral and Lashes Out Over Virus Distancing
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De Blasio Breaks Up Rabbi’s Funeral and Lashes Out Over Virus Distancing

Mayor Bill de Blasio lashed out at Hasidic residents of the Williamsburg section in Brooklyn late Tuesday night after personally overseeing the...

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As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast
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As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast

Companies in a handful of states have begun taking tentative steps to reopen stores, offices and factories that were closed by the coronavirus. Yet...

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Neighbors Not Practicing Social Distancing? Here’s What to Do
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Neighbors Not Practicing Social Distancing? Here’s What to Do

The C. D.C. has issued guidelines for the public to wear masks when outside one's home and to practice social distancing - remaining at least six...

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Stocks Fall as Oil’s Bizarre Slide Continues
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Stocks Fall as Oil’s Bizarre Slide Continues

The price collapse that hit the main U. S. oil benchmark on Monday spread to other parts of the oil market on Tuesday as traders realized that...

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A 425-Pound Tiger Living in a Harlem Apartment? Yes, It Happened
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A 425-Pound Tiger Living in a Harlem Apartment? Yes, It Happened

So, did Tiger Man enjoy "Tiger King?" "I was turned off by it," said Antoine Yates, who became known as New York City's Tiger Man long before the...

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A 425-Pound Tiger Living in a Harlem Apartment? Yes, It Happened
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A 425-Pound Tiger Living in a Harlem Apartment? Yes, It Happened

So, did Tiger Man enjoy "Tiger King?" "I was turned off by it," said Antoine Yates, who became known as New York City's Tiger Man long before the...

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The Neighbors of Ninth Street
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The Neighbors of Ninth Street

In New York City, your neighborhood is not just where you live: It represents who you are. "People are community beings. And while you can think of...

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When Innovation Looks Like Dancing Dinosaurs

CORTLAND, N. Y. - In mid-March, after 112 days of being open for the ski season, Greek Peak Mountain Resort shut down its chair lifts and snow...

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Neighbors Not Practicing Social Distancing? Here’s What to Do
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Neighbors Not Practicing Social Distancing? Here’s What to Do

The C. D.C. has issued guidelines for the public to wear masks when outside one's home and to practice social distancing - remaining at least six...

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My Long, Unending Journey to Find Perfect Office Equipment
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My Long, Unending Journey to Find Perfect Office Equipment

In 2012, I started working from home full time. Within just a few months, I threw my back out from sitting all day at a home office thrown together...

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The Coronavirus Is Showing Us Which Entrepreneurs Matter

One sunny afternoon early in March, I hit the streets of my neighborhood, visiting local businesses. I was hustling up donations for the silent...

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These Young Renters Wanted a Starter Apartment in Manhattan for a Reasonable Price. Here’s What They Found.
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These Young Renters Wanted a Starter Apartment in Manhattan for a Reasonable Price. Here’s What They Found.

Long before they graduated from the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, last spring, Justin Ryan and Will Tribble resolved to move to New York as...

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My Long, Unending Journey to Find Perfect Office Equipment
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My Long, Unending Journey to Find Perfect Office Equipment

In 2012, I started working from home full time. Within just a few months, I threw my back out from sitting all day at a home office thrown together...

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I Hope My Neighbor Plays Beyoncé Tonight
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I Hope My Neighbor Plays Beyoncé Tonight

To hear more audio stories from publishers, like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. I don't know most of the neighbors in my...

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Inexpensive Bottles for Stay-at-Home Drinking
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Inexpensive Bottles for Stay-at-Home Drinking

Where I live in Manhattan, wine retailers appear to be experiencing a sales boom, even though many shops are in delivery- or pickup-only mode....

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A Renter Realizes He Can Do Better Than Manhattan. Which of These Homes Did He Choose?
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A Renter Realizes He Can Do Better Than Manhattan. Which of These Homes Did He Choose?

Dave Cullen in his new Brooklyn apartment. Mr. Cullen, a best-selling author, wanted a sunny two-bedroom so he could have a separate home office....

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Rents Are Late, and ‘It’s Only Going to Get Worse’
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Rents Are Late, and ‘It’s Only Going to Get Worse’

First it was the waitress whose restaurant closed. Then the waiter, the bartender, the substitute teacher, the hairdresser, the tattoo artist and...

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Don’t Overdo the Coronavirus Stockpiling
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Don’t Overdo the Coronavirus Stockpiling

Grocery store shelves have been cleaned out, despite the fact that there is currently no lack of food in the country. Although the empty shelves...

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