Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- In N.Y.C.’s Spring Virus Surge, a Frightening Echo of 1918 Flu
In March and April, death rates rivaled those seen during the country’s deadliest pandemic, a new study finds. “What 1918 looked like is basically this.”
- Tales of Hope and Resilience as a Museum Reopens
An outdoor exhibition of quarantine stories at the New-York Historical Society offers a healing space for emotionally drained New Yorkers. The museum invites visitors to record their own experiences.
- Aesha Ash Takes Her Place at the Head of the Class
This former City Ballet dancer becomes the first Black female member of the School of American Ballet’s permanent faculty. Yes, it’s a big deal.
- 9/11 Light Tribute to Take Different Shape
The twin columns will not be projected into the sky this year because of coronavirus concerns for the workers who put it together. But other buildings may shine blue.
- 9 Things to Do This Weekend
How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.
NZ News from UK Guardian
- New Zealand PM says Covid-19 outbreak will 'get worse' as Auckland cluster grows
Jacinda Ardern sound ominous tone, with expectation of a long lockdown for the country’s biggest cityCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid-19 may have been circulating in N …
- Christchurch attacks: dozens of victims arrive in New Zealand for gunman's sentencing
More than 50 people, including those wanting to support victims, enter quarantine ahead of 24 August court dateDozens of people affected by the Christchurch mosque shootings have returned to New Zeala …
- Spain cases jump by nearly 1,700 – as it happened
Country struggling with surge in infections; Moscow rejects concerns over safety; Germans told to keep guard up against virus. This blog is closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereNew …
- Plain politics, not safety fears, are root of opposition calls to delay New Zealand election | Claire Robinson
With access to information and the voting process remaining open, there is no reason to postpone the September poll because of Covid-19 outbreakThe reintroduction of lockdowns as a result of evidence …
- New Zealand crashes back into Covid-19 reality after first cases in 102 days – in pictures
Coronavirus restrictions have been reintroduced across New Zealand after four new Covid-19 cases were diagnosed in Auckland Continue reading… …
- 'We did the right thing': sadness and uncertainty in Auckland as Covid returns
Shoppers rush to stock up on essentials as new lockdown starts for New Zealand’s largest city following mystery Covid outbreakCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt was the sto …
- Some Light in the Darkness for London’s West End
The Donmar Warehouse is the first major playhouse in the city to reopen, with a socially distanced sound installation.
- In Women’s Suffrage, a Spotlight for Unsung Pioneers
Through articles, a book, a play and more, a Times special project commemorating the ratification of the 19th Amendment focuses on lesser-known women who were crucial to the fight.
- Delayed ‘Diana’ Musical to Be Streamed on Netflix
The show will be filmed in the empty Broadway theater where it had been playing in previews, and still plans to open in May 2021.
- In Two Renditions, ‘Dutchman’ Speaks to the Moment
A Seeing Place Theater production and a Play-PerView reunion reading by the 2007 Cherry Lane Theater cast bring out different aspects of Amiri Baraka’s famous play.