Talk of the Middle-School Car Pool Line

My husband and I separated last spring. It was ugly and featured lots of screaming and yelling, some of it in public places. One afternoon, at our son’s middle school, we were arguing about who was supposed to pick him up that day. My son got involved, and I grabbed him — admittedly, roughly —…

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Big Fashion Books of Fall

Every September, the glitterati descend upon New York, London, Milan and Paris for fashion month in a swarm of stilettos. Like death and taxes, the circus of Fashion Week is inevitable, and often inaccessible unless you’re watching Instagram. Luckily, so is the accompanying release of glossy new fashion titles and beautiful, weight-lifter-worthy coffee table accessories…

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Russ & Daughters History Goes on Display

Don’t expect a platter of herring and bialys. But prepare to be hungry anyway at the new “Russ & Daughters: An Appetizing Story” exhibition produced by the American Jewish Historical Society at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan. The exhibition, which is free and opens to the public on Friday, aims to teach visitors…

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12 Top-Tier (but Undervalued) Burgundy Producers

Burgundy is glorious. Everybody knows it. And that is a problem. Over the last 20 years, prices for Burgundy, both reds and whites, have rocketed upward as growing demand for the wines has far outrun the supply. Financial trackers might quibble as to whether Bordeaux or Burgundies are the better investments, but ordinary consumers who…

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Demi Moore Lets Her Guard Down

LOS ANGELES — A few days after I visited Demi Moore in her home high above Beverly Hills, her daughter Tallulah Willis told me, “My mom was not raised, she was forged.” But the woman who greeted me from atop a staircase, in the boxy residence she calls her “peaceful Zen treehouse,” and asked if…

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An Interview With Caroline Calloway’s Ghostwriter, Natalie Beach

ImageThrough the dirty lens of history: Caroline Calloway, left, and Natalie Beach. CreditNatalie Beach In its top left corner, Instagram invites you to share “your story.” The platform’s savviest users log on not to share what’s happening with them spontaneously, but to create the story of themselves. Natalie Beach, a writer who helped her college friend…

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The ‘Modern Love’ TV Show Trailer

Since 2004, the Modern Love column has brought personal essays about relationships, written by our readers, to the pages of The New York Times. Now eight of these stories have served as the inspiration for episodes of Amazon’s “Modern Love,” a TV series from The New York Times and Prime Video that will drop worldwide…

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Misha Nonoo, Close Personal Friend of Meghan Markle, Speaks

You are likely either to know at least two or otherwise none of the following things about Misha Nonoo: 1. She is a clothing designer. 2. She is a part of that sliver of society whose members constitute what is known as “society”: that is, people whose personal milestones are often honored by private performances…

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Don’t Miss These Art Shows and Events This Fall

It’s a season of debuts for artists — from Renaissance masters never before seen in New York to jazz pianists with breakout museum shows — and also for real estate. In addition to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s 40,000-square-foot arts center at Governors Island and Pace Gallery’s new flagship tower in Chelsea, both slated to…

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