Outdoor communal dining areas debut in Queens

The Dineout NYC community outdoor dining areas expanded on Friday. It debuted in two locations in Queens: one in Elmhurst and the other in Jackson heights. Streets are fully closed off to create community spaces around several restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Healthcare workers feel the calm before a second storm

At Elmhurst and hospitals around the country, nurses, doctors and other health care workers are reckoning with the psychological toll of the virus fight, coupled with fears that the disease could flare anew later this year.