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Subway Musicians Play on Even as Tips Fall Flat Amid Ridership Pandemic Plunge

The talented folks who provide the soundtrack for commutes strike notes of hope and despair while waiting for the crowds to return. But one nascent MTV star is finding fans everywhere.

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Pre-Fourth of July Fireworks Barrage Takes a Toll on New Yorkers Suffering From PTSD

The nightly pyrotechnics, occurring with a length and intensity not seen here in decades, can trigger people scarred by war and terror, mental health professionals say.

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Here’s Why Food Delivery Drivers Worry for Their Safety, Despite Curfew Exemption

The arrest of a deliverer in Manhattan Thursday night underscored the fears of encounters with cops and protests that keep some cyclists and drivers sidelined.

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How Some New Yorkers With Mental Illness are Coping During the Pandemic

From avoiding TV to finding refuge in books, video games and family, people grappling with added stress shared how they’re dealing with trying times.

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New Push to Let Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens Ride Rails for Less

With ridership plummeting on commuter lines and subways, officials and transit advocates renew calls for expansion of MTA’s "Atlantic Ticket" program.

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Counting the Ways New York is Getting Creative With Promoting the Census

With the in-person approach no longer viable, outreach efforts are being re-aimed to inspire participation through unexpected tactics.

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In a Hungry City on Pause, Grocery Workers Take Stock and Press On

Employee shortages, long lines and lots of Lysol are signs of changing times for the essential staffers at one Queens grocery store.

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How Coronavirus is Upending New York City’s Restaurant World

The uncertainty roiling the iconic bar and dining scene is shaking up owners and their employees, who rely on wages and tips to make a living.

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New York Nursing Home Preparations Ramp Up as Coronavirus Concerns Grow

Facilities that serve elderly are limiting visits, screening guests and canceling events after deaths in Washington state and a scare in Brooklyn.

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As Census Efforts Ramp Up, Coronavirus Fears Complicate the Game Plan

Census forms for the big count will be sent out in two weeks and amid coronavirus worries following the city’s first diagnosis this weekend.