After a long battle to rezone the business hub in Brooklyn, developers abandoned the plan, eliminating a possible 20,000 new jobs.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/24/nyregion/industry-city-brooklyn.html 1600996984
2020 won’t stop, and I’m exhausted.
Maybe I should have known this year would be cursed when the New Year’s Eve party I attended missed the countdown to midnight by three minutes — the year has been a downward spiral ever since. On the personal front, my cat died on my 24th birthday, I went through a break up during the loneliest period of modern history, and my apartment flooded three times.
The world, meanwhile, experienced a string of disasters: a global pandemic is forcing us to completely restructure our way of life, raging wildfires tear up the West Coast and confine those outside of the evacuation zones to our homes because the air is so toxic, and democracy could crumble at any given moment as the president wages war on an app infamous for dancing teenagers ahead of an election. 2020 has been marred by the losses of celebrities like Kobe Bryant, Naya Rivera, and Chadwick Boseman, whose deaths felt especially sudden because they were so young. Read more…More about Mental Health, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Culture, Activism, and Web Culture
Citizens will be confined to within 500 yards of their homes for at least three weeks in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/13/world/middleeast/israel-second-lockdown.html 1600039038
A double disaster unlike anything the country has seen before is raising concerns about victims’ mental health and safety.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/world/australia/coronavirus-bushfires.html 1589189326
Don’t be afraid to start over and learn from the first take, especially when doing something important.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/smarter-living/tear-it-up-and-start-again.html 1586479076
Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong have brought outbreaks under control — and without resorting to China’s draconian measures.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/13/opinion/coronavirus-best-response.html 1584125603
The death of one Hong Kong resident in the mainland Chinese city heightened fears for thousands of others stuck in the center of the coronavirus outbreak.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/24/world/asia/hong-kong-wuhan-evacuate-coronavirus.html 1582552685
They are the fastest-growing demographic group in the nation, and activists say they remain largely misunderstood. They want to use this year’s count to help.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/14/us/asian-american-census.html 1581679456
The Chinese capital, like other cities far from the epidemic’s center, has imposed restrictions and shut down public spaces, straining the ties that bind society.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/03/world/asia/china-coronavirus-beijing.html 1580800548
The Chinese government is going all-out because it knows the people don’t entirely trust it.______________________________________ NYTimes New Year's Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/30/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-china-epidemic.html 1580537661