Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Cried Without Knowing Why’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

#dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #lunar-new-year, #modern-love-times-column, #new-year

It’s Lunar New Year. Get Ready for Some Fruit.

Oranges. Apples. Pomelos. Eating or giving fruit is a beloved Lunar New Year tradition in many Asian cultures, expressing love and thought to bring good luck.

#citrus-fruits, #families-and-family-life, #fruit, #lunar-new-year, #moon, #new-year

If You Made New Year’s Resolutions?Don’t Give Up Yet!

Almost everyone fails at making changes, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

#alcoholic-beverages, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #internal-sub-only-nl, #new-year, #psychology-and-psychologists, #walking, #weight

12 Predictions for the Trends We Think Will Own 2022

This year is anyone’s guess. Here are ours.

#new-year, #social-conditions-and-trends

Instead of Making a New Years Resolution, Try Something New

Eight people on what they plan to dabble in this year — because making official resolutions can doom us to failure, but merely trying a new thing takes the pressure off.

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New Year’s Day 2022: How We Spent It

Writers and photographers share their reflections on the start of 2022.

#new-year, #two-thousand-twenty-two

In This New Year, Can We Change More Than Ourselves?

Resolutions aren’t worth much without deeper change.

#conversation, #new-year, #weight

Diets Make You Feel Bad. Try Training Your Brain for Healthy Eating Instead.

The new Eat Well Challenge will show you how to reshape your eating habits without dieting.

#anxiety-and-stress, #brain, #brewer-judson, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #new-year, #weight

A New Mayor and a New Relationship Between City Hall and Albany

Unlike their feuding predecessors, Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul appear to be getting along. They have their reasons.

#adams-eric-l, #brooklyn-bridge-nyc, #elections-governors, #hochul-kathleen-c, #new-year, #new-york-city, #politics-and-government

10 New Year’s Resolutions That Are Good for the Soul

There is hope in the idea that we can change, as individuals and as a society.

#christians-and-christianity, #internal-sub-only-nl, #jesus-christ, #king-martin-luther-jr, #new-year, #prayers-and-prayer-books

21 People Rescued After a Freezing Night Stranded in Aerial Tram Cars

They spent the first hours of 2022 shivering in stalled aerial tram cars on a New Mexico mountain, rationing Life Savers gummies and bottles of water.

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In New Year’s Speech, Olaf Scholz, Germany’s New Leader, Focuses on Covid

Olaf Scholz, who replaced Angela Merkel as chancellor about three weeks ago, gave the traditional New Year’s Eve address for the first time and called for unity and vaccinations.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #germany, #merkel-angela, #new-year, #scholz-olaf-1958, #speeches-and-statements

How We Make Sense of Time

January 2022 arrives as our methods of keeping time feel like they are breaking. Calendar pages turn, yet time feels lost. In this year of all years, what does it mean for a year to be new?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #lunar-new-year, #new-year, #philosophy, #physics, #rosh-hashana, #seasons-and-months, #space-and-astronomy, #watches-and-clocks

Another Covid Winter, but Our Quarantine Comforts No Longer Work

Americans have spared little expense over the past two years turning their homes into cozy havens. That doesn’t mean they want to spend another winter in them.

#coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #new-year, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

The Elizabeth Holmes Trial Meanders to a Finish

Other high-profile trials around the country have started and ended while Ms. Holmes’s case has stretched for four months into the new year.

#balwani-ramesh, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #jury-system, #new-year, #securities-and-commodities-violations, #theranos-inc

How to Watch the Times Square Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve

The longstanding tradition will return to Times Square this year, with some safety measures in place, as Covid-19 surges. Here’s how to watch.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-year, #new-years-rockineve-tv-program, #new-york-city, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny

Cooking Chicken Soup for Joy and Wellness

After another difficult year, finding joyful moments in cooking can feel impossible. But for our columnist Eric Kim, it’s a worthy resolution for the new year.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #food, #memory, #new-year, #poultry, #soups

Años Viejos: Torching the Old Year to Toast the New One

In parts of Latin America, the traditional burning of rag dolls was used to symbolically banish the woes of the year gone by. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to see TV hosts and ex-presidents going up in flames.

#andes-mountains, #colombia, #ecuador, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #latin-america, #new-year

The Power of Watch Night, the Black Church’s Vigil for the End of Slavery

Watch Night began as a vigil commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation and has become a way to honor the past and look to the future.

#black-people, #douglass-frederick, #emancipation-proclamation-1863, #new-year, #slavery-historical

Beleaguered by Omicron, New York Operates at Half Speed

From subway lines to medical clinics to libraries, city businesses and services have been curtailed because of Covid.

#adams-eric-l, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #de-blasio-bill, #fire-department-nyc, #hochul-kathleen-c, #mount-sinai-medical-center, #new-year, #new-york-city, #shutdowns-institutional, #subways, #theater

Federal Officials Say Early Omicron Data Suggests a Less Deadly Wave

Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci cautioned that hospitalizations and deaths could be lagging behind case counts.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #fauci-anthony-s, #federal-emergency-management-agency, #national-guard, #new-year, #quarantines, #vaccination-and-immunization, #walensky-rochelle, #zients-jeffrey-d

What to Watch on New Year’s Eve: Movies, TV Shows, Live Events

In case the Omicron spike has scrapped your plans, these binge watches, live broadcasts and double features will bring the party to you.

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The ‘End of an Ending’: Was 2021 Really The Worst?

Voices from Times Opinion and “Argument” listeners make their case.

#audio-positive-happy, #coaston-jane, #manjoo-farhad, #new-year

At New Year’s in Vienna, Everything Old Is New Again

The Vienna Philharmonic’s annual performance brings to light memories and traditions, both bright and dark.

#barenboim-daniel, #bladerer-michael, #classical-music, #new-year, #new-years-concert, #strauss-johann-jr, #vienna-austria, #vienna-philharmonic

Is It Safe to Have a New Year’s Eve Party During the Omicron Surge?

When it comes to handling the uncertainties surrounding the Omicron surge, assess your own risk tolerance and weigh those risks against the rewards.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #new-year, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Why Some Millennials and Gen Zers Are Starting Early on New Year’s Resolutions

Some Gen Zers and millennials don’t see the point in waiting for the traditional date to begin bettering themselves.

#generation-z, #holiday-and-wrap-2021, #millennial-generation, #new-year

Tracing the Origins of a Black American New Year’s Ritual

Families have long embraced the tradition of eating black-eyed peas and greens on Jan. 1, but the inspiration for the ritual crosses cultures and continents.

#africa, #black-people, #collard-greens, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #emancipation-proclamation-1863, #harris-jessica-b, #miller-adrian-historian, #new-year, #slavery-historical

Phish Reschedules New Year’s Concerts at Madison Square Garden

The band moved its upcoming run of shows, a tradition at the arena, to April to avoid further spread of the coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #madison-square-garden, #new-year, #phish-music-group, #pop-and-rock-music

Make This Retro Shrimp Cocktail Recipe at Home

Preparing this retro appetizer at home, and doing it perfectly, gives you the wherewithal to eat a lot of a really good thing.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #new-year, #recipes, #sauces, #seafood

How Truck Drivers Cook on the Road

Long-haul drivers are under intense pressure this season, but many will carve out the time (and the onboard space) to make steaks, turkeys and charcuterie boards.

#christmas, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #kitchens, #new-year, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #trucks-and-trucking, #united-states

Finding the Musical Spirit of Notre Dame

The beloved Paris cathedral is still being restored after the devastating 2019 fire, but other churches are keeping its musical traditions alive this holiday season.

#christmas, #churches-buildings, #music, #new-year, #notre-dame-cathedral-paris-france, #organs-musical, #paris-france

New Year’s Eve Will Return to Times Square for Vaccinated Guests

The event will return at “full strength” after pared-back festivities last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Attendees will have to show proof that they are fully vaccinated.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #new-year, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny

Fully Vaccinated People to Be Allowed in Times Square for New Year’s Eve Festivities

The announcement comes as Mayor Bill de Blasio is preparing for his successor, Eric Adams, to take over as the next mayor of New York City.

#acitystirs, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-year, #new-york-city, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny, #vaccination-and-immunization

Fall in Love With the Dreamy Beans of September

Plump and supple, fresh beans in season have a creamy earthiness.

#beans, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #new-year, #turnips

Missing Haircuts and More This Lunar New Year

The pandemic has changed so many of the practices that began as a way to relieve the darkness of winter.

#chinese-americans, #hair, #lunar-new-year, #new-year, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif

Forget ‘Dry January’ and Other New Year’s Resolutions

It seems a long time since we pledged to drink less, eat better, exercise more, cut spending and stop doom-scrolling. Be gentle on yourself: It’s been a tough month.

#alcohol-abuse, #anxiety-and-stress, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-year, #social-media

A Well-Planned Date That Sealed the Deal and Inspired an App

Jordan Scott was not impressed when she first met Nick Gash at a dive bar in New York. But his thoughtfully curated “48-hour” first date changed her mind.

#content-type-personal-profile, #love-emotion, #marriages, #new-year

Why Your New Year’s Diet Is Doomed

It’s a struggle between you and the Big Food marketers who sell you junk. You’re set up to lose.

#advertising-and-marketing, #chronic-condition-health, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #new-year, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #weight

It’s a New Year in the Garden, Too: Time for Some Resolutions

In advance of the growing season, it’s helpful for gardeners to acknowledge what went wrong in the previous year, and figure out what to do instead.

#flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #invasive-species, #new-year, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

‘I Will Get Up’: A Hard New Year Greets a World in Waiting

Around the globe, people who held on in hopes that 2021 would banish a year of horror are struggling with the reality that the hardest challenges may lie ahead.

#australia, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #france, #great-britain, #italy, #japan, #mexico-city-mexico, #new-year, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #south-africa, #south-korea, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

Saying Goodbye to an Endless Year With a 24-Hour Race

To welcome 2021 in a memorable way, I ran from 9 a.m. on New Year’s Eve to 9 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

#marathon-running, #new-year, #running, #ultramarathon-running

Listen to Rudolph: A New Year Is Both a Comfort and a Fiction

A 1976 TV movie that imagined years as people is a helpful reminder that a new page on the calendar is an arbitrary creation.

#movies, #new-year, #rankin-bass-productions, #rudolphs-shiny-new-year-movie, #television, #two-thousand-twenty

A Kitchen Resolution Worth Making: Follow the Recipe Exactly

Home cooks often tweak dishes, but hewing tightly to instructions can help us better understand others and their cuisines and cultures.

#content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #new-year, #race-and-ethnicity, #recipes

New Year’s Lawbreakers: 3 N.Y.C. Parties With Hundreds Are Broken Up

New Year’s Eve was mellow for most New Yorkers, and Times Square was practically empty. But some could not resist the lure of a big night out.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-year, #new-york-city-sheriffs-office, #parties-social, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny

For a Healthier 2021, Keep the Best Habits of a Very Bad Year

Our 7-Day Well Challenge will show you how to build on the healthy habits you learned during pandemic life.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #exercise, #friendship, #habits-and-routines-behavior, #letters, #mental-health-and-disorders, #new-year, #psychology-and-psychologists

How 2020 Changed Our Minds

Listeners join the hosts to weigh in on the many ways this hellish year made them think differently.

#new-year, #politics-and-government, #united-states-politics-and-government

Coronavirus Dominates Merkel’s Last New Year’s Speech as Chancellor

An address that would usually cover a sweeping range of topics instead focuses solely on the pandemic, which has upended both Angela Merkel’s last year in office and life in Germany as whole.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #germany, #merkel-angela, #new-year, #speeches-and-statements

Pope Francis to Skip New Year Services Because of Leg Condition

The Vatican said Pope Francis was suffering from sciatica, which has hobbled him in the past. But he will lead the noontime Angelus prayer on New Year’s Day.

#francis, #new-year, #roman-catholic-church, #sciatica, #vatican-city

This Is How New Yorkers Will Remember a Year They Can’t Wait to Forget

“There’s some pieces of normalcy that I don’t really want back,” said one New Yorker. “Our normal wasn’t always ideal.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #manhattan-nyc, #new-year, #new-york-city, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny

This New Year’s Eve, Times Square Will Be Filled With Hope. But Not People.

Celebrations will be muted as 2020 finally comes to an end, but they will bring much-needed touches of grace.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-year, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny