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Photo Series: Midtown Manhattan, Mid-Quarantine, is Empty

Photo Series: Midtown Manhattan, Mid-Quarantine, is Empty

Forty-five days into New York City's shelter-in-place protocol, Midtown West is like a ghost town.…

On the Frontlines: Special Deliveries

On the Frontlines: Special Deliveries

A married couple in Flushing helps their local food pantry reach seniors and the disabled…

A 3D Printing Army Gearing Up to Help Healthcare Workers

A 3D Printing Army Gearing Up to Help Healthcare Workers

Brooklyn teen Karina Popovich and more than 200 other 3D printing hobbyists at Makers for COVID-19 are helping healthcare workers on the frontlines to protect themselves.…

On the Frontlines: “These Patients are Alone”

On the Frontlines: “These Patients are Alone”

For internal medicine doctors, the battle against Covid-19 is a long, taxing, and mysterious experience. …

The COVID-19 Economy

The COVID-19 Economy

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the economy, leaving millions of Americans out of a job. …

How Far Will $1,200 Go in New York City?

How Far Will $1,200 Go in New York City?

The government passed the largest stimulus bill in American history, but individual checks may come up short…

Resilience & Remembrance: Lessons from the Holocaust

Resilience & Remembrance: Lessons from the Holocaust

"People are resilient, people adapt, and people cope. History has shown us that." …

The Dog Days Aren’t Over

The Dog Days Aren’t Over

NYC dogs and their owners are impatiently waiting for the day they can run free …

Turning Trash into Treasure

Turning Trash into Treasure

An NYC leather artisan is using plastic waste to create tote bags.…

On the Frontlines: Overworked and Underpaid

On the Frontlines: Overworked and Underpaid

New York City EMS responders battle COVID-19 despite pay disparities.…

On the Frontlines:  The Spanakopita Samaritan

On the Frontlines: The Spanakopita Samaritan

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, restaurants in New York City are repurposing their kitchens to feed hospital workers on the frontlines…

On the Frontlines: Stir-Fry Meals on Wheels

On the Frontlines: Stir-Fry Meals on Wheels

Volunteers deliver hot meals to homebound seniors during the coronavirus pandemic.…

On the Frontlines: Feeding a Community in Crisis

On the Frontlines: Feeding a Community in Crisis

A Flushing food pantry scrambles to feed thousands of neighbors suddenly out of work.…

A Scarce Commodity

A Scarce Commodity

To help fill demand spurred by COVID-19, some distilleries in New York are now producing sanitizers.…

From Soviet Russia to Brooklyn: Making Music With a Wave of the Hands

From Soviet Russia to Brooklyn: Making Music With a Wave of the Hands

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of a unique instrument. …

On the Frontlines:  NYC Doctor Describes Battle Against COVID-19

On the Frontlines: NYC Doctor Describes Battle Against COVID-19

For emergency room doctors, the battle against coronavirus is jarring, graphic and overwhelming. Hear Dr. Alyssa Nguyen-Phuc talks about her experiences in this COVID-19 pandemic.…

Harlem Reacts: COVID-19 Forces Residents Into A New Normal

Harlem Reacts: COVID-19 Forces Residents Into A New Normal

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced stricter rules on communities and businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19 on Friday morning. All…

On the Frontlines of a Pandemic

On the Frontlines of a Pandemic

How street vendors try to protect themselves from catching coronavirus.…

The Art of Making Dominican Chocolate

The Art of Making Dominican Chocolate

Damion Badalamenti, chocolate maker at Kah Kow U.S.A. the first Dominican chocolate factory in New York City, explains what makes…

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Updates:  Coronavirus Digest

Updates: Coronavirus Digest

Thursday, April 30 Cuomo Suspending Overnight Subway Service Following multiple reports of homeless people camping out in subways cars and…

Nurses Union Sues Two Hospitals and New York Health Department

Nurses Union Sues Two Hospitals and New York Health Department

The New York State Nurses Association, the state’s nurses’ union, sued the New York State’s Department of Health and two…

DATA: The Spread of Coronavirus in New York City

DATA: The Spread of Coronavirus in New York City

Coronavirus is spreading through New York City like wildfire. The data visualization uses NYC data to paint a clearer picture of how residents are affected.…

Data Reveals a Startling Trend:  More African Americans and Hispanic Patients Die from COVID-19

Data Reveals a Startling Trend: More African Americans and Hispanic Patients Die from COVID-19

New data released by the Bureau of Communicable Disease Surveillance System has highlighted a startling trend in coronavirus deaths: African…

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A Mom Battles for Her Special Needs Child

A Mom Battles for Her Special Needs Child

By Carson Kessler and Currie Engel A Mom Battles for Her Special Needs Child from NYCityLens…

The City Shortens a Lifeline for the Disabled

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On the Frontlines:  The Virtual Teaching Experience

On the Frontlines: The Virtual Teaching Experience

Public school teachers are coping with a new way of educating their students: remotely. It's been challenging but also rewarding …

On the Frontlines: Fighting Hunger in a Pandemic

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On Easter, People Worship Together Even When They’re Apart

On Easter, People Worship Together Even When They’re Apart

On Easter Sunday, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine streamed their service online, reminding people that they can celebrate together, no matter where they are…

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Queens Residents Fear Changing Times, Blame de Blasio

Queens Residents Fear Changing Times, Blame de Blasio

A  gym full of angry Queen’s residents greeted Mayor Bill de Blasio with boos Wednesday night…

A Queens Detective Takes His Own Life