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Haitian musicians change venue: from bars and restaurants to every night gig in park

What started as a way for two musicians to get out of the house during the pandemic has turned into nightly concerts at the boathouse in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park — with fans who expect them to play three to four hours a night, seven nights a week. 742 more words


California businessman Craig Fierro puts a smile on the faces of birthday kids isolated by virus

When coronavirus lockdowns came to his California mountain town, businessman Craig Fierro realized there would be no children’s birthday parties — no friends playing games, eating cake and singing “Happy Birthday.” 650 more words


Catering tech platform HUNGRY redirects its target and is doing quite well

When it launched in 2017, the catering tech platform HUNGRY had one customer in mind: well-heeled office workers. 1,004 more words


With no promise of a second federal relief package what are renters to do?

Renters are nearing the end of their financial rope.

People who rent have largely been able to survive the initial months of the pandemic helped by unemployment and federal relief checks. 954 more words


The statues are all down, are the empty spaces to be left empty?

The dusty town of Tierra Amarilla perches in the shadows of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here, five decades ago, this poor northern New Mexico community saw one of the most violent clashes in civil rights history when armed Mexican American ranchers raided a courthouse in a dispute over land grants. 677 more words


Dr. Robert Redfield says CDC will not change its school-opening guides despite criticism from President Trump

Federal health officials won’t revise their coronavirus guidelines for reopening schools despite criticism from President Donald Trump, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. 848 more words