On a normal day, the large and brightly lit cafeteria at St. John’s Bread and Life bustles with people, who sit at round tables and enjoy their freshly cooked meals. At breakfast, there might be scrambled eggs, bacon and pancakes, and at lunchtime, chicken and fries. But these are not normal days. Over the past […]
Residents in NYC high-rises are finding creative ways to communicate while they stay-at-home
Broadway theaters shuttered Thursday evening as the coronavirus outbreak escalated in New York. Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency for the city and Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on gatherings of more than 500 people, which went into place that same day for theaters. The ban will be put into effect […]
Nursing homes in New York City are gearing up to protect their residents from the coronavirus, following the state health department’s advice to take preventive measures against the introduction of the virus in their facilities. The rapid spread of the potentially deadly virus, and especially the pocket of fatalities in a Kirkland, Washington facility, has […]
What does the South Korean movie’s historic win at the Academy Awards mean to New York filmmakers and moviegoers?
A memorial for the physician who first issued a warning about the new virus symbolizes more than grief
Many building walls all over Brooklyn are covered by 40-foot advertisements or sleek glass floor-to-ceiling windows. But the borough is also a gallery for muralists, cultivating waves of activist artists who seek to represent the communities around them. Sunset Park in particular, with its diverse immigrant population and sizable industrial buildings, is one neighborhood that […]