In earlier Thanksgivings, Manhattan resident Arianna O’Dell would journey to Seattle and spend the vacation with household. However when the coronavirus pandemic upended that plan—or just about the thought of doing any sort of conventional gathering—she got here up with another.
She is taking Thanksgiving to the rooftop, becoming a member of her pal Ram Nadella for a vacation gathering she helps host on the outside house of his West Village co-op. It is perhaps a cold solution to mark the late November event, however will probably be a secure and hopefully cheery affair, Ms. O’Dell mentioned.
And staying heat shouldn’t be an issue, both, Ms. O’Dell insists. “We’ll simply put on jackets and drink wine or one thing tougher. No matter it takes,” she mentioned.
Ms. O’Dell is way from alone on this regard, significantly as well being officers and authorities leaders throughout the nation have suggested towards indoor vacation gatherings. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has additionally put a 10-person limit into impact for all occasions at non-public residences, indoors or open air.