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  1. covid-19
    Why the Delta Variant Is Especially Dangerous for Black and Brown New YorkersThe state celebrated giving shots to 70 percent of adults, but the figure is half that in some communities.
  2. vaccine resistant
    Buildings Want to Require Vaccinations. The Doormen’s Union Says No.The union, along with many buildings, are encouraging doormen to get the jab. But requiring it for the job is where it draws the line.
  3. getting around
    Where Did All the Yellow Cabs Go?Nearly two-thirds of New York’s taxis are gone, and a lot of them may never come back.
  4. coronavirus vaccine
    How to Sign Up for a COVID Vaccine in New YorkAll state-run and city-run vaccination sites are now accepting walk-ins for anyone over 16 years old.
  5. the unforgettable year
    What the Museum of 2020 May Look LikeCurators and archivists on the items they’ve acquired from our pandemic year.
  6. neighbors
    A Pop-up Bookstore Honors a Man Who Intended to Give It All AwayTom Burgess’s immense library of books gets recirculated.
  7. reopening
    Who Is Really Dining Indoors in New York City?“At some point, we’re gonna have to take that step.”
  8. the covid memorial project
    HECTOR Imagines a Monumental Party Ramp for a Disability ActivistPart 15 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  9. the covid memorial project
    Leni Schwendinger Makes a Lightscape of the Evening Streetery ScenePart 14 or 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  10. the covid memorial project
    Yeju & Chat Assembles Street-Vendor Umbrellas Into Community Message BoardsPart 13 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  11. the covid memorial project
    Paul Chan Wants Us to Look Up at the Night SkyPart 12 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  12. the covid memorial project
    David Rockwell Wants Us to Never Forget Their FacesPart 10 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  13. the covid memorial project
    Floating Canopies That Bring Theater Everywhere, by Tommy Yang and Mark GardnerPart 9 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  14. the covid memorial project
    Deborah Berke Partners Proposes A Contemplative Urban StreamPart 8 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  15. the covid memorial project
    BRANDT : HAFERD Envisions a Roof Pavilion for East New YorkPart 6 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  16. the covid memorial project
    Michael Arad (Briefly) Reveals an Ancient Wall Beneath the ReservoirPart 1 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  17. closings
    Eisenberg’s, a New York Institution, Is a GonerThe business has closed, but the landlord reportedly wants to bring it back.
  18. covid-19
    365 Days After Shutting Down, What Has New York’s Restaurant World Learned?And how will we put this knowledge to use?
  19. endings
    What Is the True Cost of Closing a Restaurant?Navigating broken dreams and mounting bills.
  20. covid-19
    New York Takes On Amazon Over COVID Safety MeasuresIn a lawsuit, State Attorney General Letitia James alleges that the company put workers at risk of infection.
  21. reopening
    How NYC’s Bars and Restaurants Are Preparing for the Return of Indoor Dining“We’re not thrilled about it.”
  22. coronavirus
    How COVID Accelerated a Fight Against Food DesertsA push for healthier food options for one of New York’s hardest-hit populations.
  23. coronavirus
    Indoor Dining Can Return to NYC on Valentine’s DayGovernor Andrew Cuomo says the city is on track to reopen dining rooms at 25 percent capacity on February 14.
  24. the jab
    How to Vaccinate Everybody: The Same Way the Census Counts UsGet close to the ground, and the job gets done more equitably.
  25. coronavirus vaccine
    The Fyre Festival of Vaccine RolloutsThe city of Philadelphia trusted a group run by a 22-year-old to vaccinate thousands, a venture that reportedly did not end well.
  26. paying respects
    The MTA Has a New Citywide Memorial for Its Workers Lost to COVID-19“It’s so important for New Yorkers to understand the price that has been paid by so many.”
  27. strikes
    What’s Happening at the Hunts Point Produce Market?Workers are on strike, and some experts warn it could affect the city’s produce supplies.
  28. closings
    Good-bye to Sammy’s Roumanian and Its Glorious SchmaltzNew York’s favorite “Jewish disco” has closed its doors for good.
  29. streeteries
    A Full Taxonomy of New York’s Winter StreeteriesBundle up and dig in.
  30. left coast
    California Is Coming Apart Over COVIDThe first state to lock down during the pandemic is a mess now. What went wrong?
  31. california
    Premiering Soon: The Real Health Department of Beverly HillsThe city wants to start its own department independent of Los Angeles County, mostly so it can reopen its restaurants.
  32. bundle up!
    How Does Outdoor Dining Work in the Snow?New York City’s Department of Sanitation has issued some important new guidelines.
  33. bar fight
    The Standoff At The White Horse TavernGreenwich Village residents fought to save the famed literary bar. Then it became a pandemic party spot.
  34. distancing
    New Yorkers’ Standoffish Subway Behavior Primed Us for a Pandemic“The typical New York subway rider doesn’t interact with other riders. There’s a culture of avoiding eye contact.”
  35. coronavirus
    What You Need to Know About the Mac’s Public House ControversyHow a Staten Island tavern became an epicenter for pandemic fatigue.
  36. streeteries
    What Happens If Outdoor Dining Pauses in New York?People need spaces to gather. Do we want to see what happens when those go away?
  37. please stay home
    Curfews Will Do Almost Nothing to Stop the Spread of COVIDThe virus doesn’t know what time of day it is.
  38. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords of Brooklyn Are Getting SuedThe City of New York has filed a lawsuit against the couple at the center of an eviction scandal this summer.
  39. street view
    A Pandemic Winter Is Coming to New York, and It’s Going to Be Unimaginably HardDuring the last surge, New Yorkers could at least spend a lot of time outdoors.
  40. paying respects
    What America’s First Ad Hoc COVID Memorials Look LikeFrom white flags in D.C. to red felt roses in Los Angeles.
  41. slack
    Curbed Staff Chat: Can Cuomo’s New COVID Regulations Work?“A lot of restaurants and bars were already closing early, even on weekends, so I don’t know how much impact this will have.”
  42. play it again
    The Sound of Live Music Returns to New York’s Bars and Restaurants“Music is an energy exchange. That is so necessary, especially now.”
  43. neighborhoods
    Heshy Tischler Wants to Be Borough Park’s Donald TrumpOrthodox Brooklyn’s most visible agitator, shortly before his arrest this past weekend: “You just wait for round two.”