Published: Dec 31, 2021
Times Squares last New Years Eve before the pandemic was a rollicking affair. A million people packed in, hugging and locking lips, all blissfully unaware that a virus would soon devastate their city and shut down the world.
Published: Dec 28, 2021
New York Citys museums, concerts and Broadway theaters are desperately trying to keep their doors open amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, but the onslaught is overwhelming a tourism industry that had just started to regain its footing.
Published: Sep 08, 2020
NEW YORK - For months now, Thomas Schumacher's dining room table has been taken over by a master list of every Broadway show that's seeking to reopen or schedule an opening night - from the established "The Lion King" to the new "Diana: A True Musical Story." Since the pandemic-related shutdowns, the Disney Theatrical Group president and his colleagues have been working through various scenarios to get New York theater back on its feet.
Published: Sep 02, 2020
New York City has postponed the start of school for more than 1 million students amid pressure from a teachers union, which said there was not enough time to ready educators and school buildings to teach students safely during the pandemic.