Entertainment
Jim Bugos, the general manager of Packard Music Hall, stands in the empty theater.
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Published: April 9, 2020

The hard-hit manufacturing town of Warren, Ohio, is devastated by the loss, even if temporary, of the Packard Music Hall.

Moody McCarthy, comedian, performing on stage
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Published: April 8, 2020

While the stand-up comedy industry adapts to the pandemic, science shows that humor really is medicinal.

Bella V Boutique owners Lorena Nazario and Melissa Convertino closed their shop in Troy on March 16
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Published: April 7, 2020

With all non-essential businesses closed for the foreseeable future, small fashion
boutiques in upstate New York are left to attract customers in unique ways.

A laptop, coffee mug, notepad and smartphone sitting on a desk.
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Published: April 7, 2020

Writer Marion Winik and artist Sandye Renz share tips for working from home.

Saratoga Broadway sign
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Published: April 6, 2020

In the wake of closures, an Upstate New York deli provides free lunches to children in need.

Musicians perform in New Orleans, Austin, and Nashville perform prior to the pandemic.
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Published: April 3, 2020

The coronavirus has cost musicians thousands, and their cities millions, of dollars.

Fermata: Independent Bookstores in the United States
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Published: April 2, 2020

Independent bookstores across the United States are livestreaming author talks and offering signed first editions to engage readers and stay afloat.

Light installation created by Annie Mitchell
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Published: March 31, 2020

While Cazenovia’s Stone Quarry Hill Art Park adjusts to the pandemic, its light-art artist-in-residence sees hope ahead.

ozark netflix marty byrde jason bateman julia garner ruth langmore
Entertainment
Published: March 23, 2020

Season 2 pushed main characters Marty and Wendy Byrde to new depths, but just how much darker can they get?

Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix
Entertainment
Published: March 11, 2020

Now in its second season, the docuseries takes viewers inside the helmets of the world’s most popular F1 racecar drivers.