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Lonely in Lockdown

Lonely in Lockdown

A countdown clock appears above the name Nidhi. I click “Start Video” and suddenly, I’m in Nidhi’s room in Adelaide, Australia. The upper righthand corner of my screen

The MTA Reduces Service, Leading to Some Crowded Cars

The MTA Reduces Service, Leading to Some Crowded Cars

The reduced schedule aims to provide transit for essential workers, but it also makes for more crowded trains that are less safe

The Coronavirus Shutdown Is Devastating New York City’s Independent Theaters

The Coronavirus Shutdown Is Devastating New York City’s Independent Theaters

In a good year, the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, a small non-profit theater, operates on razor-thin margins. The playhouse relies heavily on local businesses to remain

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.

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 employees of “non-essential” businesses are required to stay

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