Coronavirus Closings, Postponements, Cancelations

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The LGBT Community Center on West 13th Street is closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus.

The following is a tally as of March 13 in the early evening of closures, postponements, cancelations — and some venues that remain open for customers. Check with the web addresses noted for up-to-the-minute information.

Community & Health Centers
LGBT Community Center, Manhattan: closed indefinitely effective March 13

Brooklyn Pride Community Center: closed indefinitely effective March 14

SAGE Centers across New York City: closed through the end of March; all March events postponed

Destination Tomorrow: The Bronx LGBT Center: closed through the end of March

Pride Center of Staten Island: closed through March 23

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center: Bronx clinic is temporarily closed, with services consolidated at its Chelsea location. The Bronx pharmacy remains open.

Apicha Community Health Center: open but no COVID-19 testing available; call ahead at 212-334-6029 if you have cold or flu symptoms


Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art: temporarily closed, to be reviewed on a weekly basis.

American Museum of Natural History: closed until further notice

Brooklyn Museum: closed until further notice

Guggenheim Museum: closed

Jewish Museum: closed through March 27

Metropolitan Museum of Art: closed

The Morgan Library & Museum: closed through March 30

Museum of Modern Art: closed through March 30

New Museum of Contemporary Art: closed until further notice

New-York Historical Society: closed through April 30

The Rubin Museum of Art: closed through March 31

Whitney Museum: closed


Performance/ Event Spaces
All Broadway theaters closed

Off-Broadway houses with less than 500 seating capacity can seat no more than 50 percent capacity

92nd Street Y, closed through march 22

Brooklyn Academy of Music, closed through March 29

Carnegie Hall, closed through through March 31

Chelsea Piers, closed through March 31

Lincoln Center, closed through March 31

Madison Square Garden, closed

New York Botanical Garden: closed through March 31

New York Public Library: all branches closed through March 31

Brooklyn Public Library: all branches open, but all events canceled through March 31


Special Events
Gay City New Impact Awards: postponed until September 24

GLAAD Media Awards, March 19 New York City gala: postponed

Tribeca Film Festival: April 15-26 schedule postponed


LGBTQ Nightspots That Have Closed Temporarily
Eagle NYC, closed temporarily

3 Dollar Bill, closed


LGBTQ Nightspots Open as of March 13
Given calls by many in the community to close bars and restaurants — and the decision by several states to do exactly that — Gay City News has made the decision to remove the list of nightspots that are remaining open. If you are uncertain of the logic for this kind of action, read read Charlie Warzel’s op-ed in The New York Times about the impact such social gatherings have on the spread of the coronavirus.