The coronavirus pandemic will destroy so much — but through the devastation, it will also allow opportunities to rebuild and renew.
My strategy had long been to buy and hold for the long term. That changed – in part, anyway – earlier this month.
Ranked by difficulty.
Nothing is the same, except for her.
Restaurant critics tend to be always thinking about our next dinner or, more recently, our next drink.
Photographs by Elinor Carucci
Seventeen shows to watch if you’re looking for a soothing distraction.
Truffaut, Varda, Cassavetes, and other treats for film buffs.
Trust me: I’m a mom who’s worked from home since the financial crash of 2009.
Kids thrive on routine, and there are ways to build a little flexible structure into your days. Here is some advice from teachers.
Over a dozen New York parents offer suggestions.
An email chain among former colleagues.
Our peers rode the bus, attended class, took tests, and got graded; we played games, read books, made art, or did nothing at all.
And other ideas for making less bland meals, according to Dimes’ Alissa Wagner.
Testing which of the new kits are worth it.
How to trim your bangs athome,accordingto hairstylist Michelle Snyder.
“So far, I love it. So many people have said that I have a good-shaped head for being shaved.”
Four fitness instructors on the best at-home gear.
A guide to taking a great naked photo, whether or not you own a full-length mirror.
Or, if that doesn’t work, join a virtual sext bunker.
We asked New York–based clinical psy- chologist and psychoanalyst Orna Guralnik to help a few navigate some common disputes.
Artist Peter McGough has always insisted on living as if he’s in another era. He shares his West Village railroad apartment with mementos and Queenie.
Brain-electrifyingly good, Kindle-filling book recommendations.
Political writers on the books they’re reaching for now.
Twelve recently published authors tell us about the books they’re reading since they can’t go on book tour.
Getting close to a Bruegel is like running your eyes through combed hay — rough, textured into infinity, every microdetail filled with energy.
Pick a relative. Preferably an old one. Ask for advice.
How Brooklyn’s Quarantine Rainbow Connection was born.
On March 23, we returned to some of our favorite contributors to the “Grub Street Diet” and asked for a one-day dispatch.
Like grocery-store clerks and pharmacy employees, takeout and delivery workers are suddenly on the front lines of a pandemic.
Even in times of crisis, drag queens know how to make people smile.
March Madness was canceled, along with the NBA. Here, ten basketball-related series, films, and books that (kind of ) make up for it.
The students constructing the digital Bronx High School of Science.
Sixteen shows were about to open when everything shut. You can’t go to the theater. Here’s what to stream instead.
If you’ve decided to get more creative with your viewing choices, play along with this rough variation on Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.
Or, at the very least, be neighborly.
Matt Gaffney’s latest puzzle.
Readers sound off on the effect of coronavirus on New York City.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
New York Magazine’s March 30–April 12, 2020, issue is a special edition on surviving the plague we’re living through.