Doctor’s Death After Getting the Covid Vaccine Is Investigated

Ms. Neckelmann said she told her husband’s story to make people aware of the vaccine’s possible “side effects,” and “that it is not good for everyone, and in this case destroyed a beautiful life, a perfect family, and has affected so many people in the community.” Dr. Jerry L. Spivak, an expert on blood disorders…

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘How About We Don’t Speak Tonight?’

A Game of Silence She took my picture at New York’s Village Halloween Parade. I walked to our first date feeling intimidated by her beauty and photography credentials. I texted, “How about we don’t speak tonight?” She replied, “Sounds fun! For how long?” “Until it hurts.” We went to Eataly. Strangers helped us order, thinking…

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I Wanted to Give My Daughter a Sibling. I Got Covid Instead.

A close friend was supposed to start her I.V.F. injections at the same time, but she decided to postpone at the last minute because Covid cases were so high in our area. By that point, we were so driven in our pursuit of pregnancy that I was startled to hear her say that, as the…

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Donald Trump’s Twitter: What Happened?

The labels did, however, provide insights into how those who run the platforms were thinking at the time. Sunlight is the best disinfectant, the platforms seemed to say, but the labels resembled just a few more additional fluorescent tubes installed in the ceiling. In short, the tech platforms responded to challenges of user moderation with…

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Rolo’s, From Gramercy Tavern Alumni, Opens in Ridgewood, Queens

Headliner Rolo’s Four former Gramercy Tavern alumni have collaborated, with two partners, to open this restaurant. “We all got fine dining out of our systems and wanted to do something modest and simple, like the restaurants we want to go to, like Frankies Spuntino,” said Howard Kalachnikoff, a former chef de cuisine at Gramercy Tavern.…

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Does Double-Masking Help Slow the Spread of Covid?

Football coaches do it. President-elects do it. Even science-savvy senators do it. As cases of the coronavirus continue to surge on a global scale, some of the nation’s most prominent people have begun to double up on masks — a move that researchers say is increasingly being backed up by data. Double-masking isn’t necessary for…

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Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel?

While an influx of followers can be confusing for therapists who are just looking to let off a little steam online, some view it as an opportunity to expand their client base. Marquis Norton, a licensed professional counselor in Hampton Roads, Va., posts under the TikTok account @drnortontherapy. (His bio reads: “CEO of therapy.”) He…

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Want a Divorce? Try Cameo to Break the News

It all started as a prank. In early 2019, Caldwell Tidicue, a comedian and a former contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” known as Bob the Drag Queen, was at his home in New York City when he was tickled by an idea: “Wouldn’t it be funny,” he thought, “if someone broke up on Cameo, and…

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Outdoor Dining in Winter? Head to the Restaurant Yurt

The ceiling in the shed I’d been told to step into was so low I had to stoop. The walls, made of raw, unpainted wood and foam insulation board, were too close together for me to extend my arms more than halfway. All the light came from a bare bulb plugged into an extension cord.…

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In Hudson, a Glass House for an Expanding Family

Construction of this pool house with benefits was completed at the end of 2018. The basic structure cost about $350,000, Mr. Bearak said, which is exactly what the couple budgeted. The pool, however, ended up costing more than $200,000 — far more than they anticipated. Along with the cost of the site work, a hot…

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