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  1. ‘I Saw Another Woman on the Platform Do an Obvious Double Take’ New York, Today

    Seeing a familiar face while waiting for the No. 6, a snack on the go and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.

  2. N.Y.C.’s 911 System Is Overwhelmed. ‘I’m Terrified,’ a Paramedic Says. New York, Yesterday

    With coronavirus cases mounting, emergency workers are making life-or-death decisions about who goes to a hospital, and who is left behind.

  3. Rational Panic, but Also Rational Hope Opinion, Yesterday

    We need to recognize any signposts leading up and out.

  4. When the Mundane Becomes Heroic Opinion, Yesterday

    These are the people still working on a single block in Manhattan.

  5. They Celebrated Basketball and a Birthday. Then Came Coronavirus. Sports, Yesterday

    A tight social circle bound by New York City basketball is hit hard by Covid-19, with two dead and others ailing.

  6. Trump Backtracks After Cuomo Criticizes Quarantine Idea New York, Yesterday

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo compared the president’s suggestion that he was considering a quarantine on the New York region to “a declaration of war on states.”

  7. A Wall. A Ball. That’s All: Your New Social-Distancing Workout New York, Yesterday

    Long-ignored vertical slabs all over the city are having a moment.

  8. Parents Work on the Front Lines. Where Do Their Children Go All Day? New York, Yesterday

    An experimental program attempts to fill the void of shuttered public schools.

  9. They Survived the Spanish Flu, the Depression and the Holocaust New York, Yesterday

    Two extraordinary women — one 101, the other 95 — lived through the worst of the 20th century. They have some advice for you.

  10. Larry Kramer, AIDS Warrior, Takes on Another Plague New York, Yesterday

    As his onetime foe and current friend, Dr. Anthony Fauci, confronts the coronavirus, the writer and activist watches history repeat itself.

  11. One Continent, Two Very Different Political Responses to the Pandemic World, March 27

    Leaders across the spectrum in Canada have generally set aside differences when it comes to the current health crisis.

  12. Are You a Health Care Worker in the New York Area? Tell Us What You’re Seeing. New York, March 27

    We want to talk to doctors, nurses, lab technicians — anyone who can share what they're seeing in the region’s hospitals and health care centers.

  13. A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus Health, March 27

    Cardiologists are seeing infected patients whose worst symptoms are not respiratory, but cardiac.

  14. He Had Coronavirus. Now He’s Jobless and Afraid to Hug His Children. New York, March 27

    Weeks after he became one of the first New Yorkers to test positive for the illness, a Queens man says his “nightmare isn’t over.”

  15. Arnold Obey, 73, Educator and Marathoner, Dies Obituaries, March 27

    Mr. Obey was a veteran school principal who took to marathoning and kept at it — 38 times in a row in the New York City Marathon.

  16. Some U.S. Cities Could Have Coronavirus Outbreaks Worse Than Wuhan’s Interactive, March 27

    Four ways to measure the size of the outbreak across U.S. metro areas.

  17. The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the Mothers Had the Virus. Parenting, March 27

    Two women at a N.Y. hospital ended up in intensive care after giving birth. They were infected with the coronavirus, which had been undetected when they were admitted.

  18. These Stores Are ‘Essential’ in the Pandemic. Not Everyone Agrees. New York, March 27

    A range of jobs, including bicycle and marijuana sellers, have been deemed vital. But the lists have been the subject of intense lobbying.

  19. De Blasio Threatens Fines for Social-Distance Violators: Live Updates New York, March 27

    Officials said late Friday that the number of coronavirus cases in New York City had climbed above 26,000. The city’s death toll was 450.

  20. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 27

    In just one day, the state tallied 100 deaths from the virus.

  21. Our ‘Digital Selves’ Are No Less Real Opinion, March 27

    ‘Social distance socializing’ isn’t just a temporary stopgap. Online gatherings are the culmination of a broader shift.

  22. Our ‘Digital Selves’ Are No Less Real Opinion, March 27

    ‘Social distance socializing’ isn’t just a temporary stopgap. Online gatherings are the culmination of a broader shift.

  23. Living Near Train Tracks Real Estate, March 27

    Thanks to new window technology, there’s no such thing as the wrong side of the tracks.

  24. Train? What Train? Slideshow, March 27

    Window technology and engineering advances have made it possible to live right next to train tracks.

  25. Capturing a World of Emptiness Reader Center, March 27

    How a team of photographers documented the quiet desolation of cities during the pandemic.

  26. How a Dance Video Director Spends His Sundays New York, March 27

    Life in New York has shifted since Redha Medjellekh was photographed in February. But his message in the video below remains the same: Keep dancing.

  27. The Toilet Paper Had Armed Guards, and Other Coronavirus Stories Business, March 27

    Small, striking moments from a pandemic.

  28. When Walking the Dog Is ‘a Piece of Paradise’ New York, March 27

    There’s a sliver of solace for people who are isolated at home by the coronavirus: more time to walk pets. But professional dog walkers are losing work.

  29. A N.Y. Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear. New York, March 26

    “I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry,” he wrote to his sister. He may be the first nurse in New York City to die from the coronavirus.

  30. Things to Do in N.Y.C. This Weekend While Staying Inside New York, March 26

    A weekly guide to maintaining a social life while social distancing.

  31. A Glamorous, ’70s-Style Retreat in Downtown Manhattan T Magazine, March 26

    The interior designer Alex P. White transformed two rooms with little natural light into a moody oasis.

  32. N.Y.C. Death Toll Hits 365 as Case Count Tops 23,000 New York, March 26

    Governor Cuomo said that one factor in the rising death toll across the state was older patients staying on ventilators longer.

  33. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Latest Updates New York, March 26

    Cases in the state have topped 30,000, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said there were signs that density-control measures could be slowing the virus’s spread.

  34. What Made New York So Hospitable for Coronavirus? Health, March 26

    Despite some obvious suspects, scientists say chance may have played a big role in the explosion of cases.

  35. She’s an Honors Student. And Homeless. Will the Virtual Classroom Reach Her? Video, March 26

    This week New York City’s public schools began remote learning. But for the more than 100,000 students who are homeless, virtual education may be out of reach.

  36. Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Now Has More Known Cases Than Any Other Country World, March 26

    As the House prepared to vote on a $2 trillion relief plan, unemployment data set a bleak record and hospitals struggled with an influx of sick patients and lack of equipment.

  37. Floyd Cardoz Showed How to Honor a Cuisine by Bending It Food, March 25

    The chef, who died Tuesday, created Indian-American dishes that surprised and still linger in the memory.

  38. 13 Deaths in a Day: An ‘Apocalyptic’ Coronavirus Surge at an N.Y.C. Hospital New York, March 25

    Hospitals in the city are facing the kind of harrowing increases in cases that overwhelmed health care systems in China and Italy.

  39. My City Is on the Brink of Disaster. Here’s What That Looks Like. Opinion, March 25

    Coronavirus has brought us to our knees. But we are still New Yorkers.

  40. Richard Marek, Editor of Hemingway, Baldwin and Ludlum, Dies at 86 Books, March 25

    He shepherded more than 300 books into print, including James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk” and Robert Ludlum’s “The Bourne Identity.”

  41. The Wealthy Flee Coronavirus. Vacation Towns Respond: Stay Away. New York, March 25

    Tensions mount between New Yorkers with the means to retreat to their second homes and those who live in the towns year round.

  42. Select Film Festivals and Indie Movies Figure Out Online Access Movies, March 25

    They were canceled or postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but these ad hoc efforts let you support filmmakers and art houses without going to a theater.

  43. New York Nightlife Goes Online Style, March 25

    Clubs like Nowadays, House of Yes and Marie’s Crisis are live-streaming D.J. sets and singalongs.

  44. How New York Changed After the Worst Tragedy Too Few Remember New York, March 25

    Thirty years ago, 87 people died when a jealous lover set a fire at the Happy Land Social Club in the Bronx. An oral history of what happened next.

  45. How to Look Your Best on a Webcam Real Estate, March 25

    Check your lighting and be deliberate about the background you’re showing the world.

  46. De Blasio Calls Stimulus Deal’s Treatment of N.Y.C. ‘Immoral’ New York, March 25

    The mayor joined Governor Cuomo in criticizing the $2 trillion package for shortchanging New York, the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus crisis.

  47. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 25

    "We haven’t flattened the curve, and the curve is actually increasing," the governor said as confirmed cases in the state increased to nearly 26,000.

  48. Broadway Is Shuttered but Its Buildings Sing: A Virtual Tour Arts, March 25

    David Rockwell, the architect and Tony-winning show designer, talks about the stories and history behind his favorite theaters.

  49. Coronavirus Decimates N.Y.C. Taxi Industry: ‘The Worst It’s Ever Been’ New York, March 25

    Drivers have contended with Uber and inflated medallion prices. Now the pandemic has caused rides to plummet by two-thirds or more.

  50. Coronavirus Live Updates: Infections Soar in New York as Congress Prepares to Vote on $2 Trillion Aid Deal World, March 25

    People fleeing New York to other parts of the country were told to quarantine themselves for 14 days. Prince Charles has the virus. The number of deaths in Spain — more than 3,400 — surpassed the toll in China.

  51. Trump to New York: Drop Dead Opinion, March 24

    Untold thousands will likely die, absent federal intervention. And it needs to happen this instant. Why won’t the president help?

  52. Cocktails, Now to Go Food, March 24

    Bars and restaurants bottle up mixed drinks for takeout as the New York State Liquor Authority offers “new off-premises privileges.”

  53. Facing Crisis, Arts Groups Push for Their Own Bailout Arts, March 24

    As museums shutter and theaters go dark, cultural institutions are calling for the government’s help. But they recognize they’re not the first priority during a pandemic.

  54. El coronavirus puede detenerse pero se necesitan medidas drásticas para lograrlo, dicen los expertos en Español, March 24

    Los científicos que han luchado contra otras pandemias describen las decisiones que se requieren para defenderse de un patógeno que se mueve con rapidez.

  55. Parks Too Crowded? Meet You at the Cemetery Gates New York, March 24

    Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn — resting place of Basquiat and Boss Tweed — extends its hours for cooped-up New Yorkers.

  56. Subway Service Is Cut by a Quarter Because of Coronavirus New York, March 24

    A staggering loss of ridership hits the subway system, and 52 M.T.A. workers are infected with the coronavirus.

  57. Coronavirus in N.Y.: ‘Astronomical’ Surge Leads to Quarantine Warning New York, March 24

    The White House advised people who have passed through or left New York City that they should place themselves in a 14-day quarantine.

  58. The Complicated Calculus of Helping Neighbors During a Pandemic New York, March 24

    In the coronavirus crisis, kind gestures like picking up groceries could carry great risk.

  59. The M.T.A. Needs Help. Now. Opinion, March 24

    With ridership and revenues plummeting, New York’s transportation system needs an urgent infusion of federal money.

  60. As Businesses Close, WeWork Tries to Lure Workers Back Business, March 24

    The shared office space company is offering its workers $100-a-day bonuses to go to its locations amid the coronavirus crisis.

  61. Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions Business, March 24

    Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

  62. White House Tells Travelers From New York to Isolate as City Cases Soar New York, March 24

    Federal officials said that anyone who left New York recently should self-quarantine at home for 14 days.

  63. Virus Cases Approaching 21,000 in N.Y.C. New York, March 24

    The White House said the virus “attack rate” in and around the city was five times that of other areas.

  64. Some Pregnant Women in New York City Will Have to Deliver Babies Alone Parenting, March 24

    “I have not stopped crying,” said an expectant mother who learned that her husband could not be with her when she gives birth.

  65. Coronavirus Live Updates: As India Imposes 21-Day Lockdown, Trump Calls for U.S. to Be Open ‘by Easter’ World, March 24

    The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed. New York, now the center of the outbreak in America, braces for a flood of patients.

  66. This Is New York City’s Big ‘Enemy’ in the Coronavirus Fight New York, March 23

    So many people jammed into such a small space has helped turn the city into the U.S. epicenter of the outbreak.

  67. Density Is New York City’s Big ‘Enemy’ in the Coronavirus Fight New York, March 23

    New York is more crowded than any large city in the country. That helps explain why it is the U.S. epicenter of the outbreak.

  68. 20-Somethings Now Realizing That They Can Get Coronavirus, Too New York, March 23

    More than 40 percent of those who have tested positive for the virus in New York City are between the ages of 18 and 44.

  69. Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive for the Coronavirus New York, March 23

    The film producer, who is serving 23 years for sex crimes, has been isolated from other prisoners but has shown no symptoms.

  70. After the Fire, a Chinatown Museum Sifts Through What Survived Arts, March 23

    Families are celebrating hundreds of boxes of heirlooms that were unloaded from the scorched interior of 70 Mulberry Street.

  71. Coronavirus Complicates Home Buying and Mortgage Refinancing Real Estate, March 23

    As county records office around the country shutdown, title searches and deed filings will grind to a halt.

  72. Coronavirus ‘Attack Rate’ in N.Y. Concerns White House New York, March 23

    The New York City region is now an epicenter of the pandemic.

  73. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 23

    Increased testing is revealing how quickly the coronavirus has spread in the state.

  74. Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Leaders Beg Public to Stay Home; Fed Vows to Buy as Much Debt as Needed World, March 23

    Spain’s health system is under strain as medical workers fall ill. A $1.8 trillion relief package is stalled in Congress. “We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself,” President Trump said.

  75. Coronavirus Live Updates: 158 Million Americans Ordered to Stay Home, but Trump Pledges to Keep It Short World, March 23

    The White House warned of an alarming spread in New York City, but the president said “our country wasn’t built to be shut down.”

  76. Police Tread Lightly as Pandemic Spreads U.S., March 22

    Facing sweeping new safety orders, a frightened public and health risks of close contact, many police departments have decided that, for now, less is more.

  77. New York City Region Is Now an Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic New York, March 22

    The city and its suburbs account for roughly 5 percent of global cases, forcing officials to take urgent steps to stem the outbreak.

  78. The Virus Can Be Stopped, but Only With Harsh Steps, Experts Say Health, March 22

    Scientists who have fought pandemics describe difficult measures needed to defend the United States against a fast-moving pathogen.

  79. ‘This is Not Life as Usual’: Cuomo Calls on New Yorkers to Abide Isolation Video, March 22

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York said on Sunday that cases of the coronavirus in the state had reached 15,168, and called on New Yorkers to stop ignoring social distancing.

  80. Eli Miller, a Sultan of Seltzer, Is Dead at 86 New York, March 22

    He began delivering sparkling water in 1960, when hundreds of seltzer men plied the streets. He continued until 2017, when there were almost none.

  81. New York Has Roughly 5% of Coronavirus Cases Worldwide New York, March 22

    The increase in cases stems from both the rapid growth of the outbreak and significantly increased testing in the state.

  82. She Had to Choose: Her Epileptic Patient or Her 7-Year-Old Daughter New York, March 22

    The fragile, low-paying existence of home health aides at the epicenter of the pandemic.

  83. Homes That Sold for Around $450,000 Real Estate, March 22

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

  84. ‘His Grandmother Asked About One Woman She Said She Had Liked.’ New York, March 22

    Discussing a “horrible” rock band, dreaming of a secret life and more reader tales of New York City in this week’s Metropolitan Diary.

  85. Traffic and Pollution Plummet as U.S. Cities Shut Down for Coronavirus Interactive, March 22

    A satellite that detects pollution linked to cars and trucks shows declines over major metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York.

  86. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Eerie Streetscapes Are Stripped of Commerce New York, March 21

    With tight restrictions in place, the city offered scenes that might follow a blizzard, overlaid on a sunny spring Saturday.

  87. Don’t Put More People in New York’s Jails During a Pandemic Opinion, March 21

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature can save lives by resisting calls to roll back criminal justice reforms.

  88. The Hardest Questions Doctors May Face: Who Will Be Saved? Who Won’t? U.S., March 21

    As coronavirus infections explode in the U.S., hospitals could be forced to make harrowing choices if pushed to the brink. Planning is already underway.

  89. Storm Expected to Bring Snow to the Northeast on Monday U.S., March 21

    The first few days of spring will see a mix of rain and snow from coast to coast, forecasters said.

  90. 1,200 Airport Workers in N.Y.C. Area Abruptly Laid Off With No Severance New York, March 21

    Amid the spreading pandemic, thousands of employees of businesses in the airports around New York City may have their benefits cut off.

  91. ‘A Storm Is Coming’: Fears of an Inmate Epidemic as the Virus Spreads in the Jails New York, March 20

    A growing chorus of officials and public defenders in New York City are calling for the release of people who are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus. The alternative, they say, may be a public health catastrophe.

  92. One in Five Americans Ordered to Stay Home In Coronavirus Crackdown U.S., March 20

    Strict new directives, in New York, California, Illinois and other states, were intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  93. How New York Survived the Great Pandemic of 1918 Opinion, March 20

    Better than many cities, it turns out.

  94. Coronavirus in N.Y.: ‘Deluge’ of Cases Begins Hitting Hospitals New York, March 20

    There are already critical shortages: A Bronx hospital is running out of ventilators. In Brooklyn, doctors are reusing masks.

  95. Things to Do in N.Y.C. This Weekend While Staying Inside New York, March 20

    Social distancing and maintaining a social life.

  96. The War on Coronavirus Comes to Trump Properties Business, March 20

    Health restrictions have led to cutbacks at hotels and golf courses. But the swimming pool remains open at a Florida resort, and a New York golf course offers “fresh air” without caddies.

  97. When Stocking Grocery Shelves Turns Dangerous Business, March 20

    Grocery stores have been deemed essential businesses, meaning their employees are worried about being exposed to the coronavirus.

  98. 43 Coronavirus Deaths and Over 5,600 Cases in N.Y.C. New York, March 20

    Governors in New York and Connecticut tell residents to mostly stay indoors, and New Jersey’s is set to follow.

  99. New York Grinds to a Halt Podcasts, March 20

    “I won’t have enough money to pay rent or to buy food or to survive. So I have to work. I have to do it”: How the coronavirus crisis is affecting workers across the city.

  100. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 20

    Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the federal government to send millions of masks and other medical supplies.

  101. The Delivery Workers Who Risk Their Health to Bring You Food New York, March 19

    Demand for home delivery is rising, and New Yorkers barricaded in their homes are leaning more and more on a largely immigrant work force.

  102. Aqueduct Suspends Races After Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus Sports, March 19

    The track operators had vowed to continue racing this weekend, like much of the horse racing industry.

  103. This Year, Only 10 Black Students Got Into N.Y.C.’s Top High School New York, March 19

    A bitter debate about diversity in the nation’s largest school system followed news last year that Stuyvesant High School had admitted just seven black students.

  104. They Fled Coronavirus in Europe. Border Agents Asked if They’d Visited China or Iran. Health, March 19

    Americans returning from Italy and Spain say border control officials didn’t screen them or tell them to isolate themselves.

  105. To Stay Afloat, the Restaurant Business Clings to ‘Contactless Delivery’ Food, March 19

    Reinvented menus, lowered prices, fire sales and the good old telephone are enlisted in the fight to survive the coronavirus crisis.

  106. Color and Design Matter. So Does Optimism. Arts, March 19

    What goes into James Little’s work also goes into the art collection he and his wife have amassed.

  107. On the Market in New York City Slideshow, March 19

    This week’s properties are in Brooklyn Heights, on the Upper West Side and in Chelsea.

  108. Coronavirus Cases in N.Y.C. Near 4,000; Brooklyn Count Soars: Live Updates New York, March 19

    A surge in new infections coincided with an increase in testing capacity in New York State, and Connecticut delayed its primary.

  109. One City’s Fight to Stop the Virus Podcasts, March 19

    We visited New Rochelle, N.Y., a hot spot of infections, and asked: Are the containment efforts working?

  110. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 19

    The rising number of coronavirus cases will soon overwhelm the health care system, Governor Cuomo said. A hospital ship should help.

  111. Witnessing the Birth of the Coronavirus Economy Business, March 19

    Our photographer spent the last two weeks capturing the increasing fragility of New York.

  112. Our Infectious Diseases Reporter on the ‘Urgent’ Response to the Coronavirus Reader Center, March 19

    Donald G. McNeil Jr. writes about what the experts are saying. Here, he answers questions about the pandemic.

  113. A New York Doctor’s Coronavirus Warning: The Sky Is Falling Opinion, March 19

    Alarmist is not a word anyone has ever used to describe me before. But this is different.

  114. What New York Can Do Now Opinion, March 18

    The nonprofits that serve vulnerable communities were already stretched thin before the coronavirus.

  115. Can Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of the Coronavirus? Health, March 18

    A company that makes internet-connected thermometers has followed the flu more closely than the C.D.C. can. Now the devices may be turning up cases of Covid-19.

  116. Coronavirus: ‘Huge Spike’ in Brooklyn Hasidic Community New York, March 18

    More than 100 test positive in two neighborhoods, all at two urgent care centers crammed with worried families.

  117. Met Museum Prepares for $100 Million Loss and Closure Till July Arts, March 18

    The Met’s executives say the coronavirus outbreak makes painful layoffs likely for every cultural institution.

  118. Frieze Cancels New York Art Fair Amid Coronavirus Concerns Arts, March 18

    The move follows other art fair changes, like the cancellation of Art Basel Hong Kong and the early closing of Tefaf Maastricht.

  119. Getting Married at City Hall Is Still an Essential Service for Some Fashion, March 18

    Fear of exposure to coronavirus did not keep couples from showing up to wed at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau in case it, too, would be closed.

  120. Getting Married at City Hall Is Still an Essential Service for Some Fashion, March 18

    Fear of exposure to coronavirus did not keep couples from showing up to wed at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau in case it, too, would be closed.

  121. Danny Meyer’s Restaurant Group Lays Off 2,000 Workers Food, March 18

    Union Square Hospitality cuts 80 percent of its work force as restaurant companies around the country shed workers.

  122. ‘I Don’t Know How I’m Going to Pay Rent Next Month’ Opinion, March 18

    As more cafes, restaurants and hotels shut down, millions of workers will need help to survive.

  123. New York’s Food Distribution Networks Brace for an Unprecedented Threat Business, March 18

    Organizations expect labor shortages — just as an influx of ill and unemployed people hit the emergency feeding system.

  124. Sheltering in Space Style, March 18

    New York was one city the other day, now we’re another.

  125. Coronavirus Cases in N.Y.C. Near 2,000 as Testing Expands New York, March 18

    Midway through a grim week, the virus continued to spread quickly.

  126. The World We Once Lived in Has Vanished Opinion, March 18

    Even if we manage to defeat the coronavirus, that world will not return.

  127. Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest New York, March 18

    The mayor warns that city residents must prepare for the possibility of a “shelter in place” order; the governor says it won't happen.

  128. My Coronavirus Test: 5 Days, a Dozen Calls, Hours of Confusion New York, March 18

    The symptoms have been easy to deal with. The health care system has not.

  129. No Bus Service. Crowded Trains. Transit Systems Struggle With the Virus. U.S., March 17

    U.S. cities with public transit systems are being forced to adapt to the risks posed by the coronavirus, implementing new sanitation protocols while contending with fewer riders and workers.

  130. Defying Virus Rules, Large Hasidic Jewish Weddings Held in Brooklyn New York, March 17

    The Fire Department dispersed revelers at one celebration that more than 200 attended in defiance of restrictions on public events.

  131. Drastic ‘Shelter in Place’ May Be Next for N.Y.C. to Combat Coronavirus New York, March 17

    Life in New York City, a colossus of 8.6 million people and an economic engine for the country, is grinding to a shocking halt.

  132. Eduard Limonov, Russian Writer and Dissident, Dies at 77 Books, March 17

    He wrote colorful books based on his time in exile in New York. His politics were just as colorful.

  133. Why the Coronavirus Is So Much Worse Than Sept. 11 Opinion, March 17

    We’re denied the solace of community just when we need it most.

  134. Is It OK to Take a Walk? Style, March 17

    Yes, experts say. Equal parts transit alternative and therapy, contemplative strolls are helping people’s mental and physical health. Just stay six feet apart.

  135. N.Y.C. May ‘Shelter in Place’ as Virus Spreads, Mayor Warns: Live Updates New York, March 17

    New York, New Jersey and Connecticut remain under drastic restrictions and shutdowns.

  136. Coronavirus in N.Y.: The Latest New York, March 17

    A city whose lifeblood is its thousands of bars and eateries is suddenly without them (but you can still order a cocktail).

  137. A Movie Theater Family Says a Tearful Goodbye New York, March 17

    As the city placed more restrictions on businesses over fears of coronavirus, a tight-knit group of workers in Brooklyn struggled to say goodbye.

  138. Fix Everything Wrong at 23 Subway Stations? It Beats His Last Job New York, March 17

    The group manager is responsible for everything from broken elevators to smashed lights to overflowing toilets.

  139. Grieving for My Sick City Opinion, March 16

    For those who revel in urban life, it’s hard to believe it can just stop.

  140. Arthur Avenue Jars a Red Sauce Food, March 16

    Little Italy in the Bronx sauces are sold by Belmont’s business improvement district to support the neighborhood.

  141. Once-Accused Al Qaeda Sympathizer Goes Home New York, March 16

    Uzair Paracha served 17 years in prison. But his conviction was thrown out and his lawyer says he is innocent.

  142. How Big Businesses Get a ‘Deep Clean’ Business, March 16

    As other workplaces go online-only, traders continue to jostle on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The building has started to be regularly sanitized to help protect against coronavirus.

  143. How Big Businesses Get a ‘Deep Clean’ Business, March 16

    As other workplaces go online-only, traders continue to jostle on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The building has started to be regularly sanitized to help protect against coronavirus.

  144. Andrew Cuomo Is the Control Freak We Need Right Now Business, March 16

    In ordinary times, Mr. Cuomo’s relentlessness and bullying drive New Yorkers crazy. In the age of the coronavirus, they soothe our battered nerves.

  145. Mayor Resisted Harsh Steps on Virus. Then Aides Said They’d Quit. New York, March 16

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hesitated to close schools and restaurants, but pushback from advisers changed his mind. He still went to the gym Monday.

  146. Mayor Resisted Drastic Steps on Virus. Then Aides Said They’d Quit. New York, March 16

    Mayor Bill de Blasio hesitated to close schools and restaurants, but pushback from advisers changed his mind. He still went to the gym Monday.

  147. A Frantic Few Days for Restaurants Is Only the Beginning Food, March 16

    However long the closings across the country last, governments need to move fast if the industry is ever going to come back.

  148. Parents Scramble as N.Y.C. Schools Close Over Coronavirus New York, March 16

    The threat of the virus, the school system’s most serious challenge in decades, means 1.1 million students need child care and other resources.

  149. N.Y.C.’s Economy Could be Ravaged by Coronavirus Outbreak New York, March 16

    With the closing of museums, Broadway theaters and restaurants, tourism is plunging, leaving New York facing mass layoffs and business failures.

  150. Coronavirus in N.Y.: Rush for Jobless Benefits Crashes State Website New York, March 16

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said that New York City was taking steps to add hospital beds as the coronavirus outbreak continued to spread.