When coffeeshops shuttered due to coronavirus restrictions in March 2020, many patrons lost more than just free WiFi.  Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images For Reid Shaffer, hitting the gym is about more than just physical exercise — it’s an excuse to flex his […]

CLOSE It may seem that you never have a break from work while you are working from home. Be sure to make time for yourself. Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Wait! What’s that — at the end of the tunnel? Is it? Could it be… light? Make no mistake, we are still waist-deep […]

Photo credit: Illustration by Leonie Bos From ELLE Decor In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic began wreaking havoc on our way of life, it’s become clear that things may not return to the way they were. And that’s not a bad thing. Residential design has always evolved during times […]

By Sally French When Gianna De Salvo took her 4-year-old daughter Arabella to see Santa Claus this year, it was far from the merry experience she anticipated. “She took one look at him and froze,” De Salvo says. Santa was wearing a mask. That’s not what Arabella was expecting, and […]

(Bloomberg) — Global merger and acquisition activity clawed its way back from near-decade lows in 2020, facing down the Covid-19 pandemic with a string of large transactions in the second half of the year that dealmakers hope will continue. Deal volumes are now down about 6% for the year to […]

Airbnb is hoping to capitalize on the growing popularity of home rentals during the coronavirus pandemic with its $3 billion initial public offering, but the sun may be setting soon. A key question is whether travelers will continue to book short-term home rentals or return to hotels as the health […]

Investments that protect and restore nature can deliver good economic returns and employment benefits Patrick Verkooijen CEO of the Global Center on Adaptation National leaders are increasingly promising a green industrial revolution to drive their economies’ post-Covid recovery. They are right in believing we cannot go back to our bad […]

In a globalized world, we’ve become accustomed to doing business, buying products, and traveling across the globe at lightning speed. But the introduction of social distancing measures this year suddenly placed major barriers on movement. This caused a rapid acceleration in the transition to digital and the adoption of emerging […]