Forsythia, Rustic Italian Food, Opens for Takeout and Delivery

Headliner Forsythia A “soft opening” for a new restaurant once meant easing into business with limited reservations for friends, family and staff. But, in today’s world, it means starting with takeout. Such is the case for Forsythia at 9 Stanton Street. “In the middle of construction everything went on pause,” said Jacob Siwak, formerly of…

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For Those Who Don’t Know How to Cook, Quarantine Presents a Challenge

When she began self-isolating in her apartment in College Station, Texas, in March, Melissa Hodges thought it would be her big opportunity to finally learn to cook. After all, so many of her classmates at Texas A&M University, where she is a senior, were posting Instagram photos of glossy strands of spaghetti carbonara and citrus…

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How to Read a Coronavirus Study, or Any Science Paper

A lot of people are reading scientific papers for the first time these days, hoping to make sense of the coronavirus pandemic. If you’re one of them, be advised the scientific paper is a peculiar literary genre that can take some getting used to. And also bear in mind that these are not typical times…

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Pandemic to Cost U.S. Economy $7.9 Trillion Over 10 Years

Here’s what you need to know: Video transcript Back transcript Cuomo Raises Concerns Over Potential Coronavirus Spread From Protests Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said he was worried about the impact that large protests will have on the New York City’s coronavirus numbers. We have a fundamental issue. Which is we just spent…

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Why the N.B.A. Is Planning on Going to Disney World

Singing pirates and spinning teacups. Mickey Mouse-shaped waffles. Impossibly chipper employees chirping, “Have a magical day.” Stroller gridlock. Pre-eminent sports venue? Walt Disney World is known for many things, but few people would immediately associate it with athletics, unless you count endurance walking or Super Bowl winners gleefully exclaiming their intention to visit, a marketing…

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Relaxing the Rules of Social Distancing

Sara Goodman, 39, has kept kosher her entire life. An associate professor of political science at the University of California, Irvine, Ms. Goodman is used to responding to dinner invitations with an awkward but polite inquiry about what sort of food will be served, and if accommodations can be made for her. It’s a skill,…

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Time-Saving DIY Tricks for Your Home

As soon as they sprang up, life hacks have been constantly growing in popularity, for what can be better than easing up our daily chores? Most of these hacks are so devious that we could hardly cotton on to the ideas themselves. There are a lot of them around, but more of them are always…

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How to Make a Dish Towel Tote Bag, With Rodarte

DESIGNER D.I.Y. SERIES Image Laura and Kate Mulleavy show us how to turn kitchen towels and costume jewelry into a carry-all. June 2, 2020 At a time when everyone is isolated at home, nervous about spending money and without an occasion to dress up, what can we do to help you pass the time? Styles…

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Ready to Sell? Here’s How to Refresh Your Home During Lockdown

The warm weather of spring usually ushers in a flurry of real estate activity, as buyers and sellers begin plotting summer moves. But this year, with different parts of the country on varying degrees of lockdown, and the coronavirus putting the kibosh on many open houses, some sellers may be hesitating to list their homes.…

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Zak Arogundade, a Musician and Designer From Stockholm

Name: Zak Arogundade (a.k.a. Ecco2K) Age: 25 Hometown: raised in Stockholm (with his mother) and London (with his father). Now Lives: in a two-bedroom apartment in Stockholm that he shares with a friend. Claim to Fame: Mr. Arogundade is a member of the Drain Gang, a fashion-forward Swedish music collective known for its atmospheric rap.…

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