The small-ball Houston Rockets: How the bubble burst A woman at night The exile of Odell Beckham Jr. and how the New York Giants lost their way This is not freedom Can there be justice? Remembering Fred Hampton The economy as a body Nikki’s Naturals: How one couple made it in the skin-care industry

For most Long Island small businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating. According to the Washington Post, more than 100,000 small businesses have closed from the start of the pandemic in March through May. Yet Jayson and Nicola McLeod have found success in these troubling times. With the public’s growing desire for natural soaps and moisturizers, Nikki’s Naturals is booming.

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Thibodeau will definitely change the culture of the Knicks, but he needs time. Since the 2014-15 season, the Knicks have had five different head coaches. In order to make significant changes, the team has to keep him for at least two years. Otherwise, the Knicks will continue to define mediocrity as they have for the past 20 years. 

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This year, as part of an annual tradition, we’re sharing our favorite songs of the summer. We’re a little late this time, but considering the concept of time has lost all meaning in 2020, we’re going ahead with it anyway. In a remarkably bad time, these songs brought us solace and comfort, and we hope they’ll do the same for you. 

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I moved to America from India a few years ago to pursue journalism. During these years I have failed, won, laughed and cried myself into the person I am today. I’ve learned a lot and I wanted to share what has worked for me. So, here are some of my tips on how to survive and find your worth in an unfamiliar place.  

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Gratitude is the best thing I can possibly have that money can’t buy. It informs everything I do. For example, right now, my vision is blurry because my optometrist is trying a new lens on my glasses. But rather than be upset about this, I’m grateful that I have an optometrist, that I was able to travel to go see him, and really, that I can see at all.

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