New York hair and nail salons to shut, but booze deemed ‘essential’

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NEW YORK — Looking for liquid courage to help you survive the pandemic? Rest assured, New York will permit liquor stores to remain open, even as Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered non-essential businesses to close to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Many bars in New York City have already been shuttered since Tuesday, when Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all restaurants and nightlife to close except for takeout and delivery.