Moored in a Fragile Paradise

Travel and travel planning are being disrupted by the worldwide spread of the coronavirus. For the latest updates, read The New York Times’s Covid-19 coverage here. Doug Mann thought he would ride out the start of the coronavirus pandemic on his sailboat anchored on the shores of Culebra, an island off the coast of Puerto…

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More Melty Cheese

Welcome back to Five Weeknight Dishes. As the weeks wear on, I am missing so much food I would like to be eating — hot popcorn at the movies, ice-cold Caesar salad at a restaurant, fried oysters on a planned beach trip — that it feels right and necessary to indulge in small ways, like…

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When Duty Calls, and Menaces

We’re a married couple, both doctors, originally drawn to medicine because we want to be of value at times of need. But as Chicago approaches its projected surge, and with infections likely continuing for months, we’re debating what we can and should do. If we’re asked to treat Covid-19 patients, we want to help, in…

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Online Balls and Making Art

With the New York party scene on hiatus, here is how some patrons and society figures are spending their time and resources during the coronavirus pandemic. David Kratz Age: 62 Occupation: president of the New York Academy of Art Favorite charities: Women in Need; the Heart of Art, an auction for the American Nurses Foundation.…

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