How Quarantine Killed the Weekend

Tom Oling, 51, a television planner who lives in Denver, can’t remember the last time he dressed up for the weekend. “I haven’t worn shoes with laces since April,” he said. “There are now only three to four shirts in the rotation.” Now that Mr. Oling is working from home, every day feels identical whether…

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House Hunting in Canada: A Rowhouse in Old Montreal With Income Potential

A Six-Bedroom House With Vintage Features in Montreal $4.8 MILLION ($6.25 MILLION CANADIAN DOLLARS) This four-story attached greystone rowhouse is in Old Montreal, the historic riverside district just east of Montreal’s downtown core. The property faces Marché Bonsecours, a restored 1847 building that once housed the city’s main public market. Behind the market building are…

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Kim Jones Has Been Named the New Artistic Director of Fendi

Stephane Cardinale — CorbisGetty Images More than a year since the passing of its longtime artistic director Karl Lagerfeld in February 2019, Fendi has finally named his successor: Kim Jones. On Wednesday, September 9, the Italian fashion house announced that Jones will be taking over Fendi womenswear, his first foray into the category. In his…

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Away Is Having Its First-Ever Sale—Here’s What to Buy

Courtesy Some great news to brighten up your week: Away, a favorite brand of Meghan Markle, Serena Williams, and more celebs, is having its first-ever sale. Now through September 15, you can save up to 50 percent off on the brand’s popular suitcases, bags, and other travel essentials. We know what you’re thinking: Buying a…

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Chicken! Plums! Red Onions!

Melissa Clark has a terrific new recipe in The Times this week, for a sheet-pan dinner of roast chicken, plums and red onions (above). She came up with it as a dish appropriate to Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, which begins on Sept. 18, but it’s outstanding whatever your faith or lack thereof: a…

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Drugmaker Pauses Covid-19 Vaccine Trial for Safety Review

Here’s what you need to know: ImageLaboratory technicians worked on an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca last month.Credit…Natacha Pisarenko/Associated Press AstraZeneca halts a vaccine trial to investigate a participant’s illness. The pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca halted global trials of its coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday because of a serious and unexpected adverse reaction…

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Meet the New Caregiver: Your Home

When Kobi Karp, a Miami-based architect, designs one of the sleek, ultramodern homes that have become his trademark, he thinks about arcs and angles. He thinks about how to fill the houses with so much sun that they become light boxes; he considers the Art Deco heritage of South Beach and the influence of its…

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New Wedding Date? Here’s How to Update Your Look

For many brides this year, everything down to the dress was specifically picked for a warm-weather wedding, but the coronavirus pandemic caused them to postpone the celebration until fall or winter. Fortunately, bridal fashion has become more seasonless, offering brides plenty of style options for any time of year. With the following simple additions and…

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Coronavirus Tests Are Supposed to Be Free. The Surprise Bills Come Anyway.

The New York Times is investigating the costs associated with testing and treatment for the coronavirus and how the pandemic is changing health care in America. You can read more about the project and submit your medical bills here. Sarah Goldstone got a coronavirus test in Massachusetts after her health insurer said it was “waiving…

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