COVID-19 is here. Broadway shows have gone dark, sports events cancelled, large gatherings have been banned, schools have been shuttered. The number of confirmed cases ratchet up daily, but life goes on, only altered. In this space, NYCityLens will document how New Yorkers are going about their daily lives in the time of the Coronavirus. […]
By Currie Engel and TuAnh Dam As New Yorkers know all too well, Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has hit the city. Now, there are more than 923 cases, as of March 17th in the city, and 204,255 cases around the world. As the virus spreads, rumors spread too. Here are some common misconceptions about the virus […]
By Carson Kessler and Currie Engel A Mom Battles for Her Special Needs Child from NYCityLens on Vimeo. For one mother, finding her child a place in a special needs classroom was an uphill battle. Read the full story here.
By Yuntong Man and Currie Engel New Yorkers Adjust to “Work From Home” from NYCityLens on Vimeo. With coronavirus cases in the city rising daily, companies have started telling their employees to stay home. Here’s how some workers are dealing with being told to “work from home.”
Nearly 2,000 such kids are without Pre-K seats, and 40% of them are in the Bronx
How does someone without a bank account navigate the city’s increasingly digitized financial system?
A 45-year veteran artist reveals her craft.
Judge asks jurors to review evidence and clarification on the charges
The president’s clemency frenzy, included Bernie Kerik, who spent three years in prison for tax fraud and making false statements
Wages and salaries have already been cut and some worry they may have to close their doors
Cafes around the city are starting to cater to people and their pooches.
By Yuntong Man and Caroline Chen A week ago, Helen Wang, a Chinese graduate social work student at Columbia University, got on the 1 train on her way home from work. She found an empty seat and sat down. Beside her was a non-Asian woman. Another Asian girl also sat down next to the woman. […]
Community activists gather outside Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn to wait for news on the victim