So what businesses can continue to operate in NY and part of CT and NJ? Here's the list

Here's the full list of essential businesses that will operate during New York's shutdown March 20, 2020Nicholas Esposito In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Andrew Cuomo this morning announced orders to close all non-essential businesses in the state, effective 8 p.m. this Saturday. He did this by enacting a mandate entitled, Executive Order 202.6, … Continue reading So what businesses can continue to operate in NY and part of CT and NJ? Here's the list

Would you like to read more books by women authors? Here’s a list

https://bookriot.com/2020/03/13/prolific-women-authors/ 7 Prolific Women Authors With More Than 10 Books D.R. Baker Mar 13, 2020 Encountering an author’s work for the first time can be one of the biggest thrills of reading. Sometimes you find a writer whose work resonates with you in such a way that you want to run out and buy everything … Continue reading Would you like to read more books by women authors? Here’s a list

What does “stay at home” in NY allow and disallow?

https://patch.com/new-york/new-york-city/coronavirus-stay-home-order-ny-what-does-it-mean Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order In NY: What Does It Mean? Here's what Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement means for you. By Adam Nichols, Patch Staff Mar 20, 2020 11:57 am ET | Updated Mar 20, 2020 5:08 pm ET An order will tell New Yorkers to stay home from Sunday evening. (Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty … Continue reading What does “stay at home” in NY allow and disallow?

If you’re largely confined to your home right now, this could be eye opening

I've already been restricted to my apt for five weeks and am anticipating that it could be several more months. I consider myself a pretty resourceful person but I know that it's going to be difficult to manage even with all my creature needs met. One advantage this writer had was that he was part … Continue reading If you’re largely confined to your home right now, this could be eye opening

“Living the Classical Life” — an unusual gem to binge upon while staying home

If you’re looking for something fresh to watch, check out this series with interviews with reknown performers of classical music. 40 minutes each is long enough to be in depth — personal interviews about what their lives are like, how they’ve chosen their music, and more. I’ve seen a few and was saving the others. … Continue reading “Living the Classical Life” — an unusual gem to binge upon while staying home

10 dystopian books if you enjoyed “Divergent”

https://theportalist.com/books-like-divergent? These must-reads are full of rebellions in ravaged worlds. By Kelsey McConnell If you can’t get enough of all the heart-pounding dystopian thrills and rousing rebellions in Veronica Roth's young adult Divergent Trilogy, these ten books like Divergent also feature crumbling worlds and unlikely heroes.  The Divergent trilogy is set in post-apocalyptic Chicago. The … Continue reading 10 dystopian books if you enjoyed “Divergent”

And then there are the young people who care

Invisible Hands: Free Deliveries For At-Risk New Yorkers Invisible Hands: Free Deliveries For At-Risk New Yorkers Mike Mishkin  March 17, 2020  Community Invisible Hands was created by four New Yorkers in their 20s. The group of young and healthy volunteers – who face the lowest risk in these trying times – offers volunteer services to those at … Continue reading And then there are the young people who care