Scene City: Hollywood Directors Step in Front of the Camera

Without its visual auteurs, Los Angeles would be bereft of ingénues, actors and leading ladies. On Saturday evening, a bevy of esteemed film directors crowded the Los Angeles County Museum to honor Guillermo del Toro and Catherine Opie at the eight annual LACMA Art & Film Gala, presented by Gucci. Among the more than 850…

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Medical News Today: What to know about nodular melanoma

Nodular melanoma is a type of skin cancer. It is the most aggressive form of melanoma because it grows and spreads quickly and can often go unnoticed. This article will explain what nodular melanoma is and describe the symptoms to look out for. What is nodular melanoma? Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin…

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Off the Menu: Jonathan Benno Opens His Latest in the Evelyn Hotel

Headliner Benno Jonathan Benno’s latest, the crown jewel of his collection of spots in the restored Evelyn Hotel, is finally poised to open. Finally is the operative term here as the chef, who cooked at Per Se and Lincoln Ristorante, said he has been waiting about 30 years to open his own restaurant, spending the…

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The Sweet Spot: My New Boyfriend Stinks (Quite Literally)

Dear Sugars, I’m a 72-year-old widow. Several months ago I started seeing a 71-year-old widower. I wasn’t looking for this relationship, but I accepted it when it came along. He is a good person, means well and enjoys his profession. But I have difficulty dealing with his various smells and his dismissiveness about matters of…

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Boîte: A Queens Bar That Serves CBD-Infused Cocktails

Image Adriaen Block, a bar and restaurant in the Astoria section of Queens.CreditStefania Curto for The New York Times There are CBD massage parlors, CBD bakeries and even CBD cafes. So it was only matter of time before a bar would join this bandwagon. Adriaen Block, which opened in August, bills itself as the first…

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Front Burner: A Runner to Smarten the Table

Skip the tablecloth, or even the place mats. These new linen runners, nearly 8-feet long (90 inches) and 16-inches wide, will smarten your holiday table the way a great belt or tie might enhance your outfit. They come in autumnal tones — “merlot” and “curry” — with contrasting edging, but if your tastes are more…

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