“I’ve actually been known to do a cartwheel when I’m drunk.” My eyebrows shot up as I looked dubiously at the even-tempered, middle-aged man I’d been dating for 13 months. In response to my disbelief, he showed me. And, well, it wasn’t a half-bad cartwheel. I applauded his agility and […]
How small businesses adapted to survive and thrive during the pandemic
A man and woman carry their shopping down the usually busy Exmouth Market in London (Getty) Small businesses in England have been forced to adapt in order to survive the devastating impact the coronavirus pandemic and two national lockdowns have had on shopping habits, socialising and day-to-day life. Some pivoted […]
How 11 iconic N.J. restaurants plan to survive the terrifying pandemic winter
Visiting an iconic New Jersey restaurant is as much a history lesson as it is a meal. The Garden State is overflowing with diners, delis, pizzerias and eateries that tell New Jersey’s story just as well as many museums. They have been in business for decades (some since the Spanish […]
Online ninja classes are clearly the best way to survive 2020
You can learn about ninjas through the Odawara Tourism Association. Getty Images I’ve never felt less like a ninja in my life. Sitting on my bed under a pile of blankets. In sweat pants. Wondering how long it’ll be before I can get the prescription on my glasses updated. Yet […]
Primary care offices struggling to survive during Covid-19
Cormay Caine misses a full day of work and drives more than 130 miles round trip to take five of her children to their pediatrician. The Sartell, Minnesota, clinic where their doctor used to work closed in August. Caine is one of several parents who followed Dr. Heather Decker to […]
Can coronavirus really survive on frozen food, as China claims?
Following China’s announcement that it came across active COVID-19 viral particles on packages of imported frozen foods, questions regarding how the virus can spread have resurfaced. Speaking to The Associated Press, experts have noted that while the virus can survive on items like plastic and cardboard containers, exactly how risky […]
How to survive and report power outages in Georgia
Close off the room you’re heating so it gets as warm as possible. If you have an open floor plan that doesn’t make this possible, hang bedspreads or comforters over entryways. Make sure your home is ventilated if you’re using an alternative form of heat. If you’re using an alternative […]
Here are 20 experts’ suggestions on how restaurants can survive the winter
He is calling for a 150% current or future tax credit for landlords who extend short-term leases. It’s one of more than 40 ideas that experts, including small-business advocates, restaurateurs, architects and policymakers, suggested in a Center for an Urban Future report on how restaurants can survive the winter months. […]
Three ways your family can survive the election
I’ve spent a lot of time over the past five years writing about how to overcome family rifts and estrangement. So, it’s no surprise that people frequently ask me: “How can I get through this election without my family falling apart?” An epidemic of family feuds has broken out, pitting […]
Hawaii is reopening to tourists. This Maui inn is fighting to survive the coronavirus recession.
Now the inn is at a crossroads, thanks to the coronavirus crisis. While some parts of the U.S. economy are recovering faster than expected, the travel and tourism industries are falling further behind. Some hotels, restaurants and destinations that depend on tourism won’t survive, economists warn. And the future could […]
How Can Retail Chains Survive the Pandemic?
(Bloomberg Opinion) — This is one of a series of interviews by Bloomberg Opinion columnists on how to solve today’s most pressing challenges. This conversation has been edited and condensed.Sarah Halzack: As the head of Williams-Sonoma Inc., you oversee a company that includes home-goods chains such as Pottery Barn and West Elm. Let’s rewind to […]
Can Japan’s ancient Noh theatre survive coronavirus?
Kennosuke Nakamori’s sonorous voice fills a small room as he practises the lines of a traditional Japanese Noh play, even though he hasn’t performed before a live audience in months. He moves gracefully as he rehearses the studied movements associated with the ancient art, but his serene exterior belies deep […]