Four months ago, fears of a “long dark winter” loomed over the country and New York. For many, picnics in the park and long walks had been a saving grace during most of the Covid pandemic. The thought of hunkering down in small New York City apartments during the darkest months of the year without movie theaters, museums, and cozy bars presented a new challenge, an arctic tundra of the mind. Today, New York City reached 64 degrees and people took to the park to celebrate. With 2,405,191 New Yorkers at least partially vaccinated and the smell of spring in the air, the city turns a new page.
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