As 2020 nears its end, we hear updates from small seasonal businesses and tips for solo holiday celebrations.

In addition, Dr. Megan Coffee, an infectious-disease specialist, helps us understand the latest developments on the COVID-19 vaccines and what to expect when the vaccines become available.

Also in this episode:

  • Holly DeMuth takes a peek at how “The Queen’s Gambit” is sparking a boom in chess-set sales in New York.

  • Erika Wheless brings us the story of how a yoga-studio owner in Queens has adapted her business during the pandemic.

Managing Editor Jackie Harris

Host Valen Iricibar

Lead Producer Ashley Rodriguez

Associate Producer Megan Burney

Reporters Erika Wheless, Ali McPherson, Jackie Harris

Engineer Chad Bernhard

Editors Kalli Anderson and Maggie Freleng

Music Doug Maxwell, Charlotte Muller, Albrecht Ihlenburg, Gras Young and Cheel