The Pandemic Logs

Brought to you by Frances Hannan, Ted Kim, Melissa Kirsch, Minju Pak, Sam Sifton, Jahaan Singh, Joel Stillman, Amy Zerba and the readers of the At Home newsletter. Inspired by Austin Kleon. Produced by Jaspal Riyait and Ruru Kuo. Illustrations by Ruru Kuo. If you kept a logbook in which, sticking to just the facts,…

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Shaun Hergatt Opens Vestry

Headliner Vestry The original plan was to open a year ago, then construction delays and the pandemic altered that schedule. Now, Shaun Hergatt, the highly regarded Australian chef who has made a 20-year career of high-end cooking in New York, is finally opening his own restaurant. Because of pandemic restrictions, it won’t be exactly as…

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Covid ‘Testing Hell’: Devices Given to Nursing Homes Bring New Problems

After months of enduring a dearth of protective medical gear and staggering death tolls from the coronavirus pandemic, nursing home operators and employees across the United States experienced something close to elation as rapid-result test machines paid for by the federal government began arriving last month at 14,000 residential facilities that serve the elderly. The…

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