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We’ve had to reduce our print circulation, but here’s where you can find a pickup spot near you. We highly recommend grabbing a paper, as our Creative Director put out the first freshly redesigned paper this week. We’ll also deliver it straight to your doorstep if you become a member at The Paper Route level (or above)!
Here are highlights from our most recent COVID-19 coverage:
- The Paycheck Protection Program isn’t perfect, even for hospitality businesses that got the loan. Most restaurants and bars aren’t in a position to rehire their employees at the level the program requires.
- D.C. small businesses declared their own Small Business Saturday for April 25. It started, as so much does these days, with a Slack channel.
- As they live through a global crisis, are the kids all right? City Paper‘s Kayla Randall asked children, teens, and parents from across the D.C. area to comment on their strange new worlds.
- Restaurateurs predict how COVID-19 could forever change the hospitality industry.
- Do runners need to wear face masks? People are understandably nervous, but shaming one another doesn’t help.
- Despite the stay-at-home order, homicide number in D.C. haven’t dropped. Advocates worry the pandemic might exacerbate gun violence.
- A predicted 2,000 applicants will receive money from D.C.’s $25 million microgrant program. More than 7,600 applied.
- A Trinidad resident 3D prints face shields with help from ANC 5D and DC Public Library. Nearly 100 shields have been completed and at least another 200 are on the way.
- Expecting parents and pregnancy experts are adjusting to the coronavirus pandemic.
- Staff photographer Darrow Montgomery captured the streets of D.C. From a Distance.
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We’re here to keep you entertained and moving.
- This week, the Arts Club team searches for love and identity in Miami with Chiron in Moonlight. They also talk about other good things, including ice cream and Brooklyn 99. Next they’ll be talking about City Paper alum Ta-Nehisi Coates‘ novel The Waterdancer.
- Watch Shy Glizzy‘s new video or take a look back at lesbian life in the ’90s.
- Run around a disease-ravaged D.C. in Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, or connect with local artists on Facebook.
- A listen: Dan Robert’s November Suite is a sublime jazz experience.
- A read: Redhead by the Side of the Road is another Anne Tyler stunner.
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And now for some throw-back distraction!
Here are some light-hearted pieces and interesting long reads from our archives to fill your quaran-time. Remember 2019? What a time to be alive.
You can also digitally flip through our archives on Issuu.
Thanks for reading, D.C. Stay home, stay well, and, if you can, please consider becoming a member.