A Hamptons Thanksgiving, SantaCon is officially canceled, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 30, 2020 - 10:30AM

The Hamptons are usually quiet during Thanksgiving, but this year the East End was a hotspot for New Yorkers who couldn't travel (New York Post)

New Yorkers used to apartment living can face a steep learning curve when they buy a house, especially in rural areas (The New York Times)

You can rest easy: SantaCon is officially canceled, according to its website. But will the Santas stay home? (Gothamist)

The pandemic is threatening to overwhelm NYC again. Enforcing a lockdown in winter will be very different (New York magazine)

A tiny house kit to build a 209-square-foot cabin (or home office) was 20 percent off on Amazon for Black Friday (

If you have the space, you might want to build a greenhouse like these people did (The New York Times)


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