Blog Posts on this date: "November, 2020"

11/30/2020 How To Do A Virtual Secret Santa

Due to the very-much-ongoing pandemic, in-person holidays are effectively canceled this year. The CDC has urged Americans to stay home, and with the way COVID-19…

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11/30/2020 ‘Our High-End Whiskeys Are Selling Like Never Before’: Financial District Wine & Liquor Is Ready To Deliver Your Holiday Libations

It’s been a big year for liquor across the city, between pandemic-forced home bars, news-related stress drinking and skyrocketing post-election champagne sales. Liquor stores like…

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11/24/2020 Get Free Masks At The Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center

If you’re in need of some masks, the Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center will be handing them out for free this week and next. Stop…

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11/23/2020 ‘You Kind-Of Get Used To These Situations’: How O’Hara’s Continues To Survive In The COVID Era

In 1992, O’Hara’s Pub survived a devastating fire that necessitated a six-and-a-half-month-long gut renovation. In 2001, the attacks on September 11 happened about 400 feet…

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11/23/2020 ‘A Great Option For Bringing People Together’: City Blossoms On Pivoting To Virtual Floral Design Classes During COVID

If you’re in search of winter lockdown activities besides obsessively watching and rewatching the Princess Diana episodes of “The Crown” (not that there’s anything wrong…

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11/23/2020 Give Thanks To Essential Workers This Year. You’re Going To Need Them.

The 7 p.m. clap is long gone, overwhelmed by the protests for racial justice that took over the city this summer. In 2020 time, it…

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11/23/2020 Testing, Flu Shots, Staying Home: How To Have A Safe And Healthy Holiday Season In Lower Manhattan

You’ve seen the headlines by now: we’re entering the high-risk holiday season just as COVID-19 cases are spiking all around the country. Unfortunately, New York…

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11/23/2020 Where To Find Free Grab-And-Go Meals In Lower Manhattan

With temperatures dropping and COVID-19 cases rising as New York City enters its second wave of the pandemic, New Yorkers shouldn’t also have to worry…

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11/20/2020 58 Ways To Support Lower Manhattan Businesses This Holiday Season

Holidays are a little different this year, with many people forgoing big family celebrations in favor of smaller, home-based events. All the more reason, then,…

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11/20/2020 Lace Up Your Skates: Brookfield Place’s Ice Skating Rink Is Back For The Holidays

Don’t let the unseasonably summery weather fool you, for the holiday season has one of the city’s best socially-distanced perks: outdoor ice skating.   For…

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