Single-family houses and penthouses remained in demand in December as buyers sought out homes with more personal space.
“There’s some pieces of normalcy that I don’t really want back,” said one New Yorker. “Our normal wasn’t always ideal.”
The state is investigating whether a network of urgent care clinics provided vaccinations to members of the public who were not yet entitled to have the shots.
“I am so disappointed and saddened that this happened,” a New York hospital executive wrote to his staff after workers who did not have priority cut the line for the vaccine.
A sales executive who was placed on a ventilator while in a coma says she was denied accommodations to work from home as she recovered.
The mass vaccination program is off to an encouraging, if slow, start.
Asked not to travel, many New Yorkers are looking to create new traditions. Some residential buildings are stepping into the void, and have already cued Santa and the jazz band.
The coronavirus has claimed its first major jazz club in New York City, and other venues are in danger of going under as well.
The sheriff’s office has responded to similar events every weekend for the last several months, even as the pandemic worsens.