After Rehab and Loss, a Restaurant Leader Helps His Colleagues

This article is part of a series on Visionaries. The New York Times selected people from all over the world who are pushing the boundaries of their fields, from science and technology to culture and sports. Steve Palmer has opened dozens of restaurants over the course of his career. He knows how to coax the…

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‘Rice Is Culture’ at FieldTrip in Harlem

Now that fast-casual restaurants have so efficiently tentacled their way into New York’s collective eating habits, bowls have become the chosen canvas for chefs and venture capitalists alike. In central Harlem, a new bowl has emerged at the hands of the chef JJ Johnson, who made his name in this same neighborhood, at the Cecil…

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What Does It Take to Stand Out at a New Orleans Seafood Market? (Hint: Worms)

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Wedding Photography Collides With ‘Ruin Porn’

About half of all marriages end up in ruins. A few start out that way. For some couples, abandoned buildings — train stations, warehouses and century-old churches, often found in declining or deindustrialized cities — are proving the perfect haunting aesthetic for their weddings. Call it a twist on something old, something new. Sarah Budzowski…

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My AirPods Pro Make Me Feel Rich, Beautiful and Famous

Courtesy AirPods Pro Apple apple.com $249.00 As an AirPods convert—now enthusiast—I once held reservations about the divisive product. But slowly, something happened. Everyone from Kristen Stewart to Henry Golding were fans, and eventually I accepted that AirPods are not just cool, but sexy. I wrote about my scientific findings proving that AirPods maketh the hot…

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Welcome Home! I Did a Little Redecorating

Returning home from a trip during which my in-laws stayed with our kids, I discovered my mother-in-law had replaced our kitchen chairs with a set she bought at a neighbor’s garage sale. Who does that? When I saw them, I said, “I have chairs.” She ignored me and asked my husband what he thought. He…

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Every Piece You Need From Banana Republic’s First Gender Neutral Line

We’ve all been there: Gone hunting in the men’s section for the perfect slouchy tee or spotted a cozy cardigan and wished it came in women’s sizes. These days, style has become less about shopping by section and more about shopping by pieces we actually want to wear. Also? Isn’t shopping by gender kind of…

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36 Hours in Berlin

On Nov. 9, 1989, the East German government made a surprising announcement: It was easing up travel restrictions on its citizens. East Berliners flocked to the nearest border crossings at the Berlin Wall, especially at Checkpoint Charlie, the famed crossing between the divided Berlins. Not long after that, Berliners from the east and west began…

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Room for Everyone at the Table

This article is part of a series on Visionaries. The New York Times selected people from all over the world who are pushing the boundaries of their fields, from science and technology to culture and sports. Steve Palmer has opened dozens of restaurants over the course of his career. He knows how to coax the…

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Eden Rock, a St. Barts Favorite, Reopens Its Doors

Eden Rock, a popular luxury resort in St. Barts, will reopen its doors on Nov. 20, for the first time since Hurricane Irma barreled through the Caribbean two years ago and left hundreds of hotels on St. Barts and nearby islands destroyed and inoperable. For the past year, these accommodations have slowly been reopening, but…

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