Robby Browne, Real Estate Player and Philanthropist, Dies at 72

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. In a city filled with real estate V.I.P.’s, Robby Browne was a cut above. Hillary Clinton came to his Bridgehampton home for lunch. Martina Navratilova swam in his pool. Uma Thurman went to his Halloween party, where he would…

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Does Widespread Disinfecting Kill the Coronavirus? It’s Under Debate

The images are compelling: Fire trucks in Tehran or Manila spray the streets. Amazon tests a disinfectant fog inside a warehouse, hoping to calm workers’ fears and get them back on the job. TV commercials show health care workers cleaning chairs where blood donors sat. Families nervously wipe their mail and newly delivered groceries. These…

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I’m an E.R. Doctor in New York. None of Us Will Ever Be the Same.

Listen to This Article Audio Recording by Audm To hear more audio stories from publishers, like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. First Week of MarchN.Y.C. Covid-19 cases, March 1: 1 I am in Karachi, Pakistan, on March 2, when I read the news: New York City has its first patient…

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Stay 6 Feet Apart, We’re Told. But How Far Can Air Carry Coronavirus?

The rule of thumb, or rather feet, has been to stand six feet apart in public. That’s supposed to be a safe distance if a person nearby is coughing or sneezing and is infected with the novel coronavirus, spreading droplets that may carry virus particles. And scientists agree that six feet is a sensible and…

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Antonio Checo, Episcopal Priest Who Stressed Service, Dies at 67

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. In 2005, Antonio Checo became a mental health clinician at Mt. Sinai Queens hospital, one of his many jobs devoted to helping people. And it was there, on April 1, that he died of complications of the coronavirus at…

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Are Your Parents on TikTok?

Image We spend a lot of our days thinking about things we see online, trying to make sense of it all. This week in the Styles newsletter, Wait …, Taylor Lorenz, a Styles reporter, brings us an update from the world of TikTok. If there’s one silver lining of being trapped at home for months…

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New York Bridal Fashion Week Goes Virtual

By now, fashion designers would have been putting their final touches on dresses as they planned lavish runway shows and collection previews in preparation for New York Bridal Fashion Week, which runs April 16-20. But the coronavirus outbreak has forced them to rethink how they should present their latest fashions. In February, the Bridal Council,…

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Almost Everything Is On Sale at Madewell Right Now

Courtesy Online shopping is a no-brainer these days—sorry boss—so it’s a timely gift that Madewell is having their «Very Rare» sale right now. And rare it is, because how often does the brand offer 40% off almost everything on the site? Yes, that’s including their cult-favorite skinny jeans, linen jumpsuits, and a WFH rainbow sweatsuit…

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If You Have Kimchi, You’re Steps Away From This Soup

One of necessities of infrequent grocery shopping is keeping a handle on what I’ve already got in the fridge, where real estate is limited. Over the weekend, I purged, and among the jars of half-eaten condiments were three containers of kimchi. It was obviously time to make kimchi soup. The dish I made was a…

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