Experts say couples can emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever by learning from the past and looking toward the future.
For decades, certain corners of the city were so smoothed by money they seemed off-limits to those just starting out as adults. But for one brief shining moment, it all belongs to the young.
And Pioneer Works hosts a dinner with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and David Byrne.
Joy Morrow-Nulton and John Shults Jr., both widowed twice after 60-plus years of marriage, celebrated their 95th birthdays and wedding.
Going to Disney World this summer? Or to your niece’s sixth birthday party? Here’s how to do it safely.
Dive bars are out. Fine dining is in. Summer shares are scarce. Town leaders are hoping to put the kibosh on the antics of seasons past.
Brides and grooms who eloped or had micro weddings during the pandemic are finally having their prewedding parties a year later.
After Adrian Lopez’s birthday ‘kickback’ went viral on TikTok, thousands of teenagers showed up for the party of the year.
So do most people, a recent study found. Plus: amblypigids, a company called Covid, and other staff recommendations in the weekend edition of the Science Times newsletter.
After a traumatic year, it’s hard to simply flip a switch toward fun. But have teenage summers ever lived up to expectations?
Tossing their masks, jumping on side-by-side treadmills, sharing peanuts next to fellow sports fans, the vaccinated find special freedoms await.
At some parties and night clubs, C.D.C. vaccination cards are the new velvet rope.
And how Thelma Golden and Isaac Mizrahi have stayed sane and creative during the pandemic.
As Sweet Sixteens, proms and graduation ceremonies were disrupted or canceled, kids turned their losses into opportunities for new traditions with friends.
And how Barbara Tober and Peter Pennoyer have fared during the pandemic.
18 plans and proposals for when we emerge from the pandemic.
They’re at the Oscars, on film sets, at festivals and office buildings. Meet the new gatekeepers to gathering responsibly.
Soon we will no longer be trapped in our homes and skittering away from strangers. A few experts remind us how to be social again.
Plus, Jerome LaMaar and RoseLee Goldberg on nurturing art in their studios.
This year’s Met Gala will be in September. The Costume Institute has announced its next big show. The subject: American style. Politics are involved.
For three years, the comedian Bowen Yang found community at Bubble_T, New York’s roving hub for queer Asian nightlife. Then the pandemic hit.
A television channel said the dinner parties were being held in defiance of coronavirus restrictions. One organizer initially said that government ministers had participated, setting off outrage online.
The Roaring Twenties are back in Southern Florida and other spots where older Americans gather.
Distancing and isolation shaped who we are.
For many couples who had scaled-down, virtual ceremonies, this year is all about the second celebration — an in-person reception with family and friends.
And other questions about post-vaccination life for younger adults.
An informal gathering that swelled to as many as 800 people, most of whom were not wearing masks or social distancing, turned violent on Saturday, officials said.
The explosion in a garage killed Christopher Pekny and injured his brother on Sunday, officials said. Another brother described what happened as “the freakiest of freak accidents.”
A traditional, unpretentious dish made in kitchens throughout the world turns delicate and refined.
The authorities are trying to determine why a device exploded, hurling shrapnel into a Michigan backyard.
The likes of Frito-Lay and food delivery services are expecting a busy Sunday, as more viewers stay home rather than gather in large groups.
Experts offer tips on how to stay safe. For one, don’t plan on shouting or cheering with your friends.
Players from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs are being tested for the coronavirus more often, and just 25,000 fans will attend the game.
How Virgil Abloh, Aerin Lauder and Darren Walker are navigating the shutdown.
Imagining a better future, whether it includes gigantic house parties or just more hugs, helps humans cope with difficult times.
President Trump did not attend his private social club’s annual New Year’s Eve bash, which hundreds of guests attended despite the coronavirus.
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.
Not-so-secret nightclubs in Los Angeles and new apps alike seek partygoers, even as the coronavirus pandemic rattles California.
The year that seemed to drag on forever is finally coming to an end.
From digital dates to festive décor and fun games, here are a few New Year’s Eve ideas that encourage intimacy and connection for couples celebrating at home.
Months of limited mingling have made even extremely outgoing people uncomfortable socializing, “like awkward eighth graders attending a school dance for the first time.”
As companies cancel their year-end events, the 2020 holiday season has made a terrible year even worse for those in the events business.
This menu of tasty party snacks is perfect for the 2020 version of a holiday blowout — that is, all-night nibbling on the couch.
The virtual happy hour was novel nine months ago, and now it’s back to get us through the holidays. But can we overcome the limits of a virtual social life?
Hosts are asking guests to be absolved of liability if someone get infected. But is the waiver enforceable?
At the end of a socially distanced year, simply having the excuse to put on some makeup, like lip color, feels like a cause for celebration.
We asked Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and other experts when they thought life would start to feel more normal.
At least 65 guests were expected at the New York group’s annual event, but its location was being kept secret because of fears of “violent left-wing attacks.”
Because yet another Google hangout is not going to cut it.
Flouting the state’s pandemic restrictions on gatherings, hundreds of people flocked to a castle-like estate in Brookhaven on Sunday night.