Trump’s Rally in Tulsa Could Spread Virus

WASHINGTON — Officials in Tulsa, Okla., are warning that President Trump’s planned campaign rally on Saturday — his first in over three months — is likely to worsen an already troubling spike in coronavirus infections and could become a disastrous “super spreader.” They are pleading with the Trump campaign to cancel the event, slated for…

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In N.Y.C., Bars Are Open on the Sidewalk

Tony Auliano and his wife, Melinda Lantz, stood, drinks in hand, outside the Factory 380, an Andy Warhol-themed bar on Third Avenue in Manhattan, on a recent Friday night. Mr. Auliano, 63, would have rather have been inside the bar, which, like many in New York City these days, is selling drinks to go. But…

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Seating Moves Outdoors as Restaurants Reopen During Pandemic

As restaurants around the country look to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, outdoor seating is becoming a survival option, and local governments are helping by cutting red tape. If a restaurant in Louisville, Ky., for instance, had wanted to offer dining service on a patio before the pandemic, it would have had to apply for…

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Through Their Breakups, They Were Always Friends

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned, revealing their secret to making it work. (Answers are edited for context and space.) Who Sharene Wood, 47, and Guy Wood, 57 Occupation…

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Budget-Friendly Projects for Social-Distancing Weekends

With so much time spent at home, many of us are paying more attention to our surroundings — and discovering that we don’t like what we see. Now might not be the time for a gut renovation, given the social distancing measures still in place and shifting rules regarding construction in different areas and apartment…

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As Travel Resumes, Wineries, Cooking Schools and Others Get Creative

There’s a constant stream of news around reopenings, from workplaces and beaches to hair salons and entire countries. But few plans are as complex as those surrounding the food-and-beverage industry, one of the harder hit sectors in these months of Covid-19-driven shutdowns. Much talk has focused on bars and restaurants and the complicated geometry required…

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Sami & Susu Opens for Takeout in Williamsburg

Headliner Sami & Susu Amir Nathan, who worked at Via Carota and Maison Premiere, and his partner at this new takeout and delivery spot, the chef Jordan Anderson, who cooked at Maison Premiere and Olmsted, are making and delivering food from Maracuja, a bar and restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that closed during the pandemic. The…

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The Lower Your Blood Pressure, the Lower Your Heart Risks

The risk for cardiovascular disease may begin to increase at blood pressure levels well below the currently defined guidelines. A study in JAMA Cardiology included 1,457 people, average age 58, who were free of cardiovascular disease and otherwise quite healthy — they didn’t smoke and had healthy cholesterol and blood glucose levels, and none were…

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Are You Ready to Eat Meat Grown in a Lab?

BILLION DOLLAR BURGERInside Big Tech’s Race for the Future of FoodBy Chase Purdy Human appetites are strange things. Most eaters (I include myself) will salivate at bacon, despite what we know of the waste, squalor and suffering caused by mainstream meat production. Yet when we hear about a new type of “ethical” meat with a…

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