Good morning, happy November, and did you get your extra hour of sleep?

We’ve been checking into the science of these twice-a-year time changes. Did you know they don’t ever move the hour hand of the clocks in Hawaii and parts of Arizona?

In timely fashion, we have a close-up look at the Diamond District on W47th Sreet to see how the business of vintage watch sales has been ticking away nicely during the pandemic.

No news from the Governor on 50% Indoor Dining. You’ve got until this afternoon to complete the survey on your thoughts about dining outdoors. We/ll be crunching the numbers this evening, and the results will be in tomorrow’s newsletter

What we’ve been reading

This neat visualization of how coronavirus can spread indoors will really make you think. (El Pais)

Now’s the time to plan for a safe Thanksgiving. (6sqft)

From today, if you’re traveling in the back of a livery or for-hire vehicle, you MUST buckle up. (NY1)

What perk would tempt YOU back to the office? (New York Times)

They’ve started boarding up businesses as Election Day nears. (W42ST)


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