Raising Relief Funds for Beirut

Despite their own economic worries during the pandemic, several restaurateurs are stepping up to provide aid to Beirut, Lebanon, after the devastation from the explosions two weeks ago. Philippe Massoud, a native of Beirut who is the chef and owner of Ilili in NoMad, along with his brother and the restaurant’s co-owner, Alexander Massoud, and…

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A Club for Wine Lovers

Pressoir.wine, an organization that holds wine events, is an extension of two wine extravaganzas — La Paulée, a series of annual celebrations, and La Fête de Champagne for Champagne tastings and dinners — founded by the sommelier Daniel Johnnes. Pressoir puts on wine trips, tastings and other events, and, with Covid-19, online Zoom wine classes…

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Covid-19 Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageAn elementary school classroom in Royal City, Wash., last week. Officials around the world are facing the challenges of educating during the pandemic.Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New York Times Around the world, education officials move on with plans despite fears and outbreaks. As teachers and students look ahead to the start…

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