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Can a Neighborhood Become a Network?

The mutual-aid networks that have defined the COVID-19 pandemic are looking to the long term.

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The Van-Life Caravan

Living in a camper van doesn’t have to mean living by yourself. Here’s how some nomads find community on the road.

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The Duplex With Friends

How two families living in a duplex have weathered the pandemic together.

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What It’s Like to Be a Neighbor Right Now

Curbed asked readers how quarantine life had changed their neighborhoods. Here, five of our favorite anecdotes.

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How community fridges are fixing a broken food system

Across the city, community fridges are tackling hyperlocal food insecurity.

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Protests Aren’t Only in the Streets

Homes, theaters, and whole neighborhoods can be revolutionary spaces too.

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My neighbor is a social-distancing enforcer. Is this a problem?

Curbed’s advice columnist wants you to get along with the people next door

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‘We’re all separate, but we’re still together’: Portraits of New Yorkers in quarantine

"It’s an attempt to unify the neighborhood."

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Stoop dreams

With bars and coffee shops closed, stoops are having a moment.

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From internet friends to upstairs neighbors

My building lacks the shared spaces that newer, flashier buildings advertise as a hedge against urban isolation, but we’ve formed a community just the same.

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I never thought I’d feel at home in my neighborhood—until we got The Slide

The primary-colored eyesore became a community gathering place.