Jennifer Lopez Is the New Face of Coach

Jennifer Lopez just landed a new job, and this time she’s not doing a «front hook, ankle hook, knee hook» around a pole. Today, November 19, Coach announced that the multi-hyphenate is the new global face of the brand. Her partnership with the fashion house will start rolling out during the spring 2020 season, where…


The Brain Benefits of Reading and Writing

People who never learned to read and write may be at increased risk for dementia. Researchers studied 983 adults 65 and older with four or fewer years of schooling. Ninety percent were immigrants from the Dominican Republic, where there were limited opportunities for schooling. Many had learned to read outside of school, but 237 could…


The Market Line Opens in the Essex Crossing Complex

Headliner The Market Line The options for something to eat in the Essex Crossing complex are about to grow considerably with the opening of the Market Line, a culinary collection beneath the recently opened Essex Market. Three broad staircases (and two elevators) lead to a grid of wide aisles lined with food stands and larger…


The Best Nintendo Switch Games for Casual Gamers

Pokémon Sword (or Shield) Nintendo $58.99 Pokémon’s new big game for the Nintendo Switch features an open-world environment (modeled off of England), an improved battle system for those who have been playing the games, and Dynamax battles where you and your friends can fight with giant versions of your Pokémon. Be prepared to lose many hours…


How to Throw a Romantic Greek Dinner Party

On a recent fall evening in Red Hook, Brooklyn, the sky was shifting colors quickly, from blue-gray to violet, and then swiftly, it was dark. Assembled in the verdant courtyard of the ceramist Cassandra MacLeod’s studio were the friends of the chef Mina Stone, who last week opened her Mediterranean-inspired restaurant Mina’s at MoMA PS1…


The Real Heart of Thanksgiving

Every November, celery performs countless tasks: It perfumes the holiday turkey, lending moisture from the inside out; it’s the backbone of the stock in gravy; it adds bite and vegetal flavor to stuffing. But rarely does this tireless Thanksgiving staple get any thanks. “It’s hard to make it the center of the spectacle, but on…


How to Wear This Season’s It-Coat

Louis Christopher It can be so easy to fall into a wardrobe rut as temperatures drop. But resist the urge to rely on safe staples and muted colors, and instead, swap out some of that black and gray for hues that are much brighter and a lot more playful. Max Mara’s Teddy Bear coat—reimagined this…


Changing Chefs, Gotham Bar and Grill Starts a New Era

Until this year, Gotham Bar and Grill without Alfred Portale was as hard to imagine as Cuba without at least one Castro. Mr. Portale was not the first chef at Gotham, but he took the job so soon after the restaurant opened in 1984, and kept doing it for so long, that when he finally…


The Bro-dal Shower. Good, Clean Fun for Grooms.

Man-showers or bro-dal showers, events that celebrate a man’s first step into marriage, are increasing in popularity. If the future bride can have a shower, why not the groom, too? But do not mistake these for bachelor parties. “The bachelor party is very different. It usually involves more money, a smaller, closer group of men,…


12 Gifts for the Dog Who Has More Instagram Followers Than You Do

Embark Breed + Health Kit



This DNA kit is great for those who adopt. It will help you discover your dog’s health conditions, ancestry, and relatives with a simple swab of their cheek.