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How to Sign Up for a COVID Vaccine in New York

After a sluggish start, New York is ramping up vaccination efforts, making more people eligible for the shot and opening new mass vaccination sites.
  1. Inside Villa Charlotte Brontë, a Cliffside Co-op in the Bronx It remains today much as it was nearly a century ago: 17 units, no two alike, teetering over the Hudson.
  2. What New York Needs to Learn From Guadalajara’s Biggest Market A way to create a large-scale, wide-open, democratic shopping space in the urban fabric.
  3. Can a Worker-Owned App Pull Drivers From Uber and Lyft? A cooperative tries to revolutionize ride sharing.
  4. The Look Book Goes to JJ Christmas Trees On the day after Thanksgiving, the Dyker Heights lot was full of holiday shoppers buying Fraser firs, wreaths, and reindeer made from logs.
  5. 9 (Vetted) Winter Airbnbs to Rent Within Three Hours of NYC Including a Nordic-style two-bedroom with a dry sauna and a Belleayre Mountain spot where the host provides s’more kits.
  6. A Townhouse on Prospect Park West With a Perfectly Preserved Art Deco Bathroom Built in 1915, the brick building also has a gated driveway and garage.
  7. L.A. Real-Estate Agent Dalton Gomez Announces Engagement to Pop Singer His fiancée is Ariana Grande, a performer from Boca Raton, Florida.
  8. $4 Billion Down, $8 Billion to Go: The Stimulus Temporarily Saves the Subway Draconian service cuts are off the table for the time being, but the MTA still needs far more federal funds than it’s getting.
  9. A Brooklyn Family’s Pet-Friendly, Kid-Filled Self-Made Comfort Zone Ada Davila and Agustin Hurtado transformed part of a 19th-century brewery in East Williamsburg into a bright and lively home.
  10. The Karen Next Door A white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  11. De Blasio Promised the Internet to Everyone. Here’s Why It’s Taken Forever. Maybe next year.
  12. A Wall-to-Wall (to Bed) Floral Room in Gwyneth Paltrow’s Childhood Townhouse It makes a convincing case for matching bedding, curtains, and wallpaper.
  13. 5 Things to Buy From Yinka Ilori’s New Home Goods Line The British-Nigerian designer’s color-obsessed work is about joy, hope, and optimism. And now you can bring it to your table.
  14. My Spots: Chi Ossé Where the City Council candidate likes to eat (when he’s on and off keto), shop for sweaters, and people-watch in Bed-Stuy
  15. Los Angeles Wants a Flying-Taxi Division. What Could Go Wrong? Unlikely future, meet realistic present.
  16. So A-Rod’s Buying Distressed Hotels Now? Here’s the deal with his $650 million dollar swing.
  17. How Much Would You Pay to Blow Up the Trump Plaza Casino? It’s coming down in January, and Atlantic City is auctioning off the right to push the button.
  18. Anatomy of a Streetery: Guevara’s It’s Cuban-inspired and stands solidly on the corner of Clifton and Grand.
  19. Visiting LAAMS, the LES Street Culture Lab “We tell kids: ‘Just pull up. Show us what you have and if we like it, and the price is on point, we’ll put it up on the wall.’”
  20. California Is Coming Apart Over COVID The first state to lock down during the pandemic is a mess now. What went wrong?
  21. Premiering Soon: The Real Health Department of Beverly Hills The city wants to start its own department independent of Los Angeles County, mostly so it can reopen its restaurants.
  22. A Shingled House With a 13,000-Square-Foot Deck on Quantuck Bay The 1987 home designed by the prolific Long Island architect Norman Jaffe is on the market for $18.7 million.
  23. New York Kids Will Be Shivering In Class All Winter Windows open, pencils up.
  24. Corey Johnson Wants to Tame the Giant Squid of City Planning The squid may have other ideas, though.
  25. ‘You’re Walking Backwards’: The $6 Billion Venice Floodgates May Not Be Enough Proposed decades ago, they were not built for the coming sea rise.
  26. The Eco-Yogi Slumlords Are Getting Sued — Again The city says they made $1.4 million on their illegal Airbnb rentals over four years.
  27. Pete Buttigieg Isn’t a Transit Visionary. But Biden Might Not Need One. Experience doesn’t matter as much when he’s got Amtrak Joe’s agenda.
  28. A Three-Bedroom With 18-Foot Ceilings in the West 67th Street Artists’ Colony There’s also a huge caramel-colored kitchen that has storage on all four sides and a center island with a built-in toaster.
  29. Pete Buttigieg Will Be Joe Biden’s Secretary of Transportation Mayor Pete will run your street.
  30. New Owl Drop! A Stately Long-Eared Spotted In Central Park There’s a new avian star in town.
  31. This Artist Posed As a Hungarian Billionaire Buyer to Get Into 25 Penthouses Adopting a new persona, then photographing the view from the 100th floor.
  32. These Designers Have an (Emoji-Inspired) Basketmaking Club Last week, they each wove something based off the peach.
  33. How Does Outdoor Dining Work in the Snow? New York City’s Department of Sanitation has issued some important new guidelines.
  34. During COVID-19, TikTok Made It Cool to Make … Fluffy Rugs Here are six TikTok Tufters you should know.
  35. The End of ‘21’ Club One of New York City’s most iconic restaurants will call it quits.
  36. Meet the Makers at Ostudio, Bed-Stuy’s Beehive of Creativity Fernando Aciar turned a parking garage into a DIY community.
  37. ‘The Whole Economy Depends on It’: Chuck Schumer on His Push to Bail Out the MTA The New York senator talks about trying to persuade red-staters to keep our transit system from collapsing.
  38. The Standoff At The White Horse Tavern Greenwich Village residents fought to save the famed literary bar. Then it became a pandemic party spot.
  39. This New York x Neighborhood Spot Merch Is Another Reason to Love New York Do-good streetwear brand Neighborhood Spot created a collection of totes and prints based on the latest “Reasons to Love New York” issue cover.
  40. Farewell to That Gentrifying Harlem Restaurant I Really Won’t Miss It catered to the people the owner wanted to see in the neighborhood, not the people who were already there.
  41. Public Assistants, a Resistance Community Space, Opens in Crown Heights “It’s meant to feel like a family, like an enclave, like an oasis.”
  42. Here’s Where to Get a COVID Test Without Waiting for Hours From some non-CityMD walk-in spots to the speediest Health + Hospitals locations.
  43. Farewell to My Brick and Mortar Shops The now-shuttered stores that made an impression, from Staten Island to Hudson Yards.
  44. Elon Musk Heads to Texas; Californians Don’t Seem To Mind He thinks he was being taken for granted.
  45. The ‘Pied-à-Terre Tax’ Has a Messaging Problem It’s superluxury-real-estate investors who would actually pay it.
  46. Queens Megaproject Passes With Barely Any Affordable Housing Out of 1,725 apartments, just 90 will be below-market-rate.
  47. Farewell to China Chalet, the City’s Hottest Dim Sum Disco Party till 3 a.m. Then open for lunch the next day.
  48. Farewell to the Places I Took My Dates and Old Friends Saying good-bye to the Mermaid Inn, Rose’s Brooklyn, Pegu Club, and more.
  49. The E-Scooter Is Part of a Balanced Transit Diet And it should—with caution and regulation—be welcomed.
  50. Marcia Fudge Is Biden’s Pick to Clean Up the Mess at HUD The Ohio Congresswoman wanted to run USDA, but she’s headed for the Department of Housing and Urban Development instead.
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