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In New York, a Construction Company Creates a Blueprint for Reopening
Now that building has restarted, businesses are discovering that what they do is almost entirely up to them. By Elizabeth Barber May 29, 2020
Will the Coronavirus Be the End of the Communion Cup?
Technically, Catholic churches do not need to offer their congregants consecrated wine, but the practice of sharing it is considered a “more perfect form of participation.” By Elizabeth Barber May 24, 2020
The Plight of a Hospital Chaplain During the Coronavirus Pandemic
How do you comfort the suffering when you’re not allowed in the room? By Elizabeth Barber April 14, 2020
Keeping Calm in Guilderland, New York, in the Time of the Coronavirus
My dad is the supervisor of the town—in New York State, cities have mayors, and towns have “supervisors”—and he has spent the past month mitigating the anxieties of thirty-six thousand people. By Elizabeth Barber March 31, 2020
A “Swan Lake” Star Drinks Hot Water in Sinatra’s Old Haunt
As Vladimir Putin continues to meddle in our elections, the Russian ballerina Irina Kolesnikova and her former-commando husband reflect on Odette, Odile, and the new Cold War. By Elizabeth Barber March 2, 2020
A Nun’s Journey in the Amazon
How do you make a difference in a struggle that may never end? By Elizabeth Barber February 17, 2020
Penn Badgley Gets Away with Murder
Following the release of Season 2 of “You,” the actor, who practices the Baha’i faith, was dismayed that fans find his homicidal heartthrob character adorable. By Elizabeth Barber January 13, 2020
Dancing a Memoir at Alvin Ailey
The choreographer Troy Powell tells his life story—with pint-sized doppelgängers—in “Testimony.” By Elizabeth Barber July 15, 2019
The Profound Hope of the “Bachelor” Promo in Which the Bachelor Escapes
Watching Colton Underwood hurl himself over a fence, inexplicably, Monday after Monday, has brought on a rare feeling. By Elizabeth Barber March 1, 2019
Food Banks and Side Gigs at J.F.K.
T.S.A. workers, who went without pay during the shutdown, set up a food pantry in a parking lot. By Elizabeth Barber January 28, 2019 Sections News & Politics Culture Business, Science & Tech Humor Cartoons Books & Fiction Magazine Photography Video Podcasts More Newsletters About Careers Contact FAQ Media Kit Press Accessibility Help
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