Aimee Song’s New Shoe Collection Looks on the Bright Side

It was 2019 when Revolve enlisted Aimee Song for an apparel collection, the first time that the American retailer had done so with an influencer. As the founder of Song of Style, the former interior designer amassed a hefty and loyal following of fans (5.5 million on her personal Instagram account) who identify with her…

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How Coronavirus Is Changing the Dating Game for the Better

If you’re single and dating, you’re no doubt facing special challenges during this horrid pandemic. But as a biological anthropologist who has spent some 40 years studying romantic love around the world and the brain circuitry of this ancient and universal human passion, I’ve come to recognize that in some ways, coronavirus has given you…

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Why Should Our Daughter Be Left Out of Pandemic Playtime?

We live in a suburb in the Midwest with few Covid-19 cases. While we obey our state’s shelter-in-place order, the neighborhood kids play close together for an hour each day. One family, who are friends, asked that our 10-year-old daughter keep away from this group. They are concerned that my wife, an emergency doctor on…

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Travel From New York City Seeded Wave of U.S. Outbreaks

New York City’s coronavirus outbreak grew so large by early March that the city became the primary source of new infections in the United States, new research reveals, as thousands of infected people traveled from the city and seeded outbreaks around the country. The research indicates that a wave of infections swept from New York…

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Quiet Workouts for Apartments

New Yorkers have found that working from home, even when home is a studio apartment, is mostly doable. Working out from home, though? That’s another matter. While those in the suburbs and country often have backyards — or at least more spacious living rooms — to jump, kickbox and repetitively lunge in, since the coronavirus…

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Working Out at Home Without Annoying Your Neighbors

New Yorkers have found that working from home, even when home is a studio apartment, is mostly doable. Working out from home, though? That’s another matter. While those in the suburbs and country often have backyards — or at least more spacious living rooms — to jump, kickbox and repetitively lunge in, since the coronavirus…

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Germany and U.S. on Divergent Paths to Reopen

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePeople enjoying the warm weather at J. Hood Wright Park in New York on Sunday.Credit…Juan Arredondo for The New York Times Merkel and Trump lead their countries into a new phase. Their paths here have been quite different. Germany was a leader in the West in taking on the…

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How Hip-Hop Royalty Found a New Home on Instagram Live

If March 11 — the date the NBA suspended its season and Tom Hanks announced he’d contracted the coronavirus — was when it became clear that the pandemic would be indiscriminate in demolishing industries and dismantling social norms, it was just over a week later, on March 21, that the new normal began to take…

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As Restaurants Remain Shuttered, American Cities Fear the Future

The change in Botanical Heights started with a single restaurant. Before Olio, an Italian spot fashioned from a boarded-up old gas station, opened in 2012, its St. Louis neighborhood was known mostly as a place to buy illegal drugs. Nearly three-quarters of the lots on some streets were abandoned or demolished, said Brent Crittenden, the…

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