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W42ST Daily 7/6/2020

One of my favorite bar owners swore she’d never take requests – the playlist was sacred (and celebrated). Now she’ll put on any song of your choice … for a price.

My gym launched donation-based Instagram Live dance parties and online lunchtime workouts.

A farm-to-table restaurant tore up its menu and started selling pizza.

Curbside pick up became a thing.

Hamilton sold out to Disney.

At the end of March, I suddenly and without warning ceased being editor of a monthly magazine and became … something else still undefined. 

And – amid tears and arguments and pumping breastmilk – Elizabeth Durand Streisand moved across the country and took her Broadway baby online.

If there’s a word that has come to define the world of business during this pandemic, it’s pivot. How have you changed your world of work? I want to hear your stories of switching it up to survive. Email me.

Pucker up, people. It’s National Kissing Day. I’ll be available for COVID-safe smooches all day. Just saying …

Broadway star Nick Cordero has lost his fight against COVID-19. RIP

How is the pandemic affecting our relationships? Here’s what a survey found. It’s called funnelling …

Are you planning to get a coronavirus tattoo? This is the story of an inking trend …

Hell’s Kitchen takes eighth place in the list of NYC neighborhoods attracting most complaints about social distancing infringements. In case you hadn’t already guessed that …