While young children may not be able to articulate the difference, they value deep friendships over casual connections.
Governors Island and other large parks are trying to attract more underserved visitors, who need outdoor space more than ever during the pandemic.
The case was the court’s latest on whether the Constitution allows the states to exclude religious groups from government programs.
New rules and design will try to keep New Yorkers safe in the usually crowded plazas, parks and streets.
Parents and caregivers are weighing the risks of bringing children to playgrounds, where social distancing can be a challenge and hard surfaces are everywhere.
Officials shouldn’t let the coronavirus end a long history of helping people stay cool.