America at Hunger’s Edge (America al Borde del Hambre)

A shadow of hunger looms over the United States. In the pandemic economy, nearly one in eight households doesn’t have enough to eat. The lockdown, with its epic lines at food banks, has revealed what was hidden in plain sight: that the struggle to make food last long enough, and to get food that’s healthfulContinue reading “America at Hunger’s Edge (America al Borde del Hambre)”

NYC to Allow Indoor Dining in Restaurants at 25 Percent Capacity

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that restaurants can open for indoor service at 25 percent capacity, starting on Sept. 30. NYC to Allow Indoor Dining in Restaurants at 25 Percent Capacity – The New York Times Pre-pandemic photo of Queens, NY restaurant last year, photo taken by this writer.

Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.

The concert world as a whole is in crisis, but perhaps no genre is as vulnerable as jazz, which depends on a fragile ecosystem of performance venues. Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future. – The New York Times Small jazz venues in New York City might not survive the pandemic. PhotoContinue reading “Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.”

Working From Home: Why the Office Will Never Be the Same

He is working about the same number of hours, usually 50 a week, but said he is more creative and productive because he gets to choose his schedule. As a manager, he is letting his team do the same. “I don’t need to see them at their desk at 6 p.m.,” he said. “I canContinue reading “Working From Home: Why the Office Will Never Be the Same”

New York reaches lowest coronavirus numbers since March

The governor said the hospitalization number dipped below 800 for the first time since March 18 New York reaches lowest coronavirus numbers since March – New York Daily News On the right track with New York Cuomo. New Yorkers are not stupid, they do not play with fire and recognize a threat when they seeContinue reading “New York reaches lowest coronavirus numbers since March”

Dogs May Be Good for Children’s Psychological Development

“We are not saying ‘go out and get a dog,’” she said. “That’s a really important decision. Owning a dog comes with responsibilities and costs. But both anecdotal reports and research show that the benefits outweigh the costs.” Dogs May Be Good for Children’s Psychological Development – The New York Times Owning a three-legged dogContinue reading “Dogs May Be Good for Children’s Psychological Development”