You probably didn’t realize how many words begin with the prefix “pan-” until we found ourselves living through a pan … demic. On social media, we are in a “panorama,” a “pandemonium,” a “pandemi moore,” a “panini.” Over the past year, a new lexicon has emerged online: “quarantinis” to describe […]

After the attacks of Jan. 6, commentators on the far right papered over the violence at the Capitol by saying that it had been a ploy, cooked up by left-wing activists and anarchists in antifa (itself an ideology, by the way, more than a real organization). And the lies have […]

The Eastvale warehouse complaint took the company to task for not doing enough to enforce social-distancing measures or protect employees from the virus, noting that many workers were allowed only one antimicrobial cleaning wipe per shift and had to “sanitize equipment themselves that was touched by other workers on previous […]

New York Men’s Day New York Men’s Day continued its mission to highlight the future of menswear. Several designers stood out in particular, namely Chelsea Grays, STAN, and Timo Weiland. Chelsea Grays’ collection was an homage to 2020 with references to police brutality, protesting, coronavirus, and voting. There was a […]

Covid divorces are on the slow track. Divorce has often been time-consuming and expensive — one survey in the United States found the average cost was $12,900 — but now once-routine parts of the proceedings, like getting a document notarized, can require heroic effort. Moving out is also fraught, especially […]

It was a year unlike any other, as the coronavirus brought most of the world to a standstill in 2020. While the wedding industry suffered immensely, life went on, and people still fell in love, proposed and got married no matter. There was no shortage of creativity when it came […]

Here’s what you need to know: The agreement gives the United States a total of 200 million doses, enough to vaccinate 100 million people.Credit…Whitney Curtis for The New York Times The Trump administration and Pfizer reached a deal to bolster the supply of the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and […]

Here’s how you can stand up for community composting and make your voice heard at Friday’s New York City Council hearing. Sabrina Deshong adds food scraps to a compost collection point operated by GrowNYC. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, everything has moved online—even New York City Council hearings! For many […]

If a one-man “Carol” strikes you as mere humbug, try the relative luxury of Jack Thorne’s “A Christmas Carol” at the Old Vic, directed by Matthew Warchus. (A version played on Broadway two winters ago.) In this production, livestreamed from an empty theater, Andrew Lincoln stars as Scrooge. Thirteen other […]

The pandemic this year has helped reverse a long trend of dwindling interest in hunting as the number of people taking New York state’s mandatory hunting licensing test and license payments nearly tripled, according to an analysis by the Rockefeller Institute of Government. “We’ve had about three decades-plus decline, not […]

Newswise — New York, NY, December 7, 2020 – The New York Academy of Sciences is hosting two programs on Space Exploration this week, with topics including legal agreements for “off planet” governance, bioengineering to make space travel safer for astronauts, and questions of bio-ethics related to interplanetary travel. Our […]

New York City will reopen elementary schools on December 7 and offer in-person classes for special-needs students of all ages despite a recent surge in coronavirus cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. © Kena Betancur Parents of New York students are seen protesting in that city on November 20, […]

“There was a very concerted call and an effort within the trivia community to make sure that you’re not just asking questions about white America and white Americana,” Ms. Yu said. Newcomers to trivia, even those with decent general knowledge and a trove of weirder info lodged somewhere in the […]