● The East River Waterfront Dazzles. Take a Virtual Tour. With views of the water, skyline, bridges and piers, the promenade encapsulates New York’s history. Our critic walks with the architect Deborah Berke.
● Cruise Lines Were Shut Out of the Coronavirus Stimulus. Here's Why The hard-hit sector of the travel industry was left out of the $2 trillion stimulus package. Century-old tax provisions help explain what happened.
● When a Gaming Fantasy Is Eerily Close to Reality Plague Inc. has been around for eight years. In the coronavirus crisis, it’s tapping into fears but also offering comfort.
● Is My Takeout Risking Lives or Saving Restaurants? Online orders and no-contact pickup can be an economic lifeline, but someone still has to make the food.
● Artists Explore A.I., With Some Deep Unease Coming shows involve artificial intelligence, but underlying them is a concern: “What are we unleashing?”
● Coronavirus Live Updates: Virus Kills More in New York Than 9/11 Did; Trump Threatens W.H.O. Funding President Trump sidelined the top official monitoring how the administration spends the $2 trillion relief package. New York, ...
● As Europe Confronts the Coronavirus, What Shape Will Solidarity Take? Contentious talks over how to help economies decimated by the virus have become a pivotal political moment for the world’s richest bloc of nations.
● Asia Markets Fall After 2-Day Rally: Live Updates Live updates on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.
● John Prine, Who Chronicled the Human Condition in Song, Dies at 73 The folk singer and songwriter with a raspy voice and an offbeat humor was revered by peers including Bob Dylan.
● Families With Food Allergies Struggle With Bare Shelves As the coronavirus spreads and locked-down communities stock up, products needed by allergy sufferers are increasingly hard to come by.
● Jack Dorsey Vows to Donate $1 Billion to Fight the Coronavirus The founder of Twitter and Square said he was putting nearly a third of his total wealth toward the effort.
● David Driskell, 88, Pivotal Champion of African-American Art, Dies An artist himself, Professor Driskell recognized the role of black artists in the broader story of American art. He died of the coronavirus.
● Quibi, the Incredible Shrinking TV Set The mobile content app could be a place for innovation, but its first set of scripted shows looks like traditional television in miniature.
● Idelle Weber, Who Stretched the Meaning of Pop Art, Dies at 88 One of the few women involved in the Pop Art movement, she captured the anonymity of corporate life in silhouettes. She later turned to realism.
● Judy Drucker, Who Brought Miami Top-Notch Music, Dies at 91 She presented musicians, opera singers and dancers. “I don’t think of Judy as” an impresario, Itzhak Perlman said. “I think of her as a friend.”
● Yves Tumor Redefines Rock Stardom, Body on the Line The musician known for a constantly shifting sound moves a little closer to standard pop on the new album “Heaven to a Tortured Mind,” but remains a master of anarchic energy.
● Small Business Aid Program Stretches Agency to Its Limits The Small Business Administration is not equipped to handle the demand for emergency loans. It is trying to fix aging systems, but the delays are rattling banks and...
● National Poetry Month Celebrations Go Online Open mics, workshops and other gatherings have gone digital because of the coronavirus. Here are some of the goings-on, and archives to check out.
● Can Drugs Help Us Focus? Casey Schwartz, You Better Watch Your Speed In “Attention: A Love Story,” a journalist seeks to turn her relationship with Adderall into a broader examination of the science behind human concentration.
● National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants The agency, which recently received $75 million as part of the coronavirus stimulus package, announces new funding for 224 projects across the country.
● Philharmonic Players, Fired on Misconduct Grounds, Are Reinstated The firings of Liang Wang and Matthew Muckey, over allegations of unspecified sexual misconduct, were overruled by an independent arbitrator.
● One Theater Tries an Alternative to Cancellation: An All-Audio Season. Bobby Cannavale, Carla Gugino and Audra McDonald will still perform for the Williamstown Theater Festival this summer, but their shows will be on Audible,...
● Fiction Podcasts to Get Lost In Give the screen a rest and embrace a bingeable audio drama.
● He Made Brooklyn Comedy a Scene. But His Life Took a Different Turn. The stand-up Eugene Mirman gave many stars their start, yet he didn’t follow them to L.A. Instead, he stayed on the East Coast to be near family through the...