Two D.J.s Trade in Their Turn Tables for More Time Outdoors

Hannah Bronfman and her husband, Brendan Fallis, both New York-based event D.J.s, have watched most of their live gigs dry up because of the coronavirus outbreak. But they’re still keeping busy. The couple, who celebrated their third wedding anniversary on May 20, have been out at their two-acre Amagansett, N.Y., home since mid-March, gardening, building…

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Playing the Paper

People around the globe shell out billions of dollars each year on professionally manufactured games: According to a recent study, spending worldwide on playing cards and board games is expected to reach nearly $22 billion by the year 2025. But the truth is that you can turn anything into a game — even a newspaper!…

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Love Letter: Checking in on Your Quarantine Crew

[Sign up here to receive Love Letter, a weekly newsletter about relationship highs, lows and woes, in your inbox every Friday.] If you’ve ever wondered if the old saying “familiarity breeds contempt” is true, then this pandemic has provided the perfect testing ground. Whether it’s suddenly cohabitating with a partner or hunkering down with family,…

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New York Police Will Stop Enforcing Street-Vendor Laws, but Questions Linger

After two decades selling homemade tamales in Bushwick, Brooklyn, Sonía Pèrez has received her fair share of tickets from the police. Often, they’re for minor infractions: being too far from the curb, being too close to a crosswalk. But a few years ago, an encounter with the police frightened her. While checking to see her…

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A Weeknight Salmon That Feels Like a Dinner Party

This stellar weeknight meal takes advantage of ingredients you may already have stashed in the cupboard or fridge. The centerpiece is salmon. The fillets are easy to prepare and quick to cook, making them the perfect protein for easy weeknight dinners. And salmon can take on many different flavors, which explains its versatility and mass…

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The Scientist, the Air and the Virus

When Linsey Marr’s son started attending day care 12 years ago, she noticed that he kept getting sick with the sniffles and other minor illnesses. But unlike most parents, Dr. Marr, an aerosol scientist at Virginia Tech, tried to figure out why. “When I’d pick him up, I’d find out that more than half the…

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A Shooting Star, and Then Sparks Flew

Genevieve Elise Becker and Charles Parker McCarty met through a mutual friend when they were Washington interns in 2014 for two North Carolina senators — she for Kay R. Hagan, a Democrat, and he for Richard M. Burr, a Republican. “We were obviously both interested in politics, but neither of us was combative or hard-core,”…

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A Street Wear Designer Who Graduated From ‘Yeezy University’

Name: Philip Post Age: 24 Hometown: Norwalk, Conn. Now lives: In a three-bedroom apartment in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn that he shares with two artists. Claim to fame: Mr. Post, who is also known as Prince Philippe, is the designer, painter and artist behind Dertbag, a Connecticut street wear brand that has been spotted…

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Low Effort, High Reward

Hello! And welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I’m Margaux Laskey, an editor at NYT Cooking, and I’m filling in for Emily Weinstein this week. As a mom of two little kids, there is a definite silver lining to this whole sheltering-in-place business: Before quarantine, our day-to-day life was a blur of to-dos and drop-offs, but…

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