Mini-Vows: She Was Stuck in Sand. He Was Promptly Stuck on Her.

Christina Lynn Boser and Michael James Toblar Choate were married April 13 on Santa Cruz Island, Calif. Brittany Bauhaus, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister, officiated. Ms. Boser, 37, is an island ecologist for the Nature Conservancy, a nonprofit environmental organization based in Arlington, Va. She graduated from the University…

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Mini-Vows: She Could Have Told Him to Take a Hike, but Adventure Awaited

Meera Hemant Patel and Trevor Logan Burbank were married April 12 at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville. Bob Mendes, an at-large member of Nashville’s Metro Council, officiated. The bride, 31, is an illustrator and writer based in Nashville. She is the author of “My Friend Fear: Finding Magic in the Unknown” (Penguin Random…

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Little Ones Strut Their Style Down the Aisle

Months before their wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, Rachel Silver and Garrett Barten of Miami Beach had planned out exactly how their ring bearer would be styled. “We had decided early on that my husband was going to wear a white dinner jacket to the wedding, and I thought it would be really…

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with…: Laurie Metcalf, the First Lady of American Theater

It’s hard to say which Barr causes Laurie Metcalf more anguish: Roseanne or William. As I sat down with the actress on a recent Sunday evening at Orso on West 46th Street, heads were exploding over the attorney general’s four-page memo summarizing the Mueller report as exonerating President Trump of colluding with the Russians. Even…

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Confirm or Deny: Laurie Metcalf

Maureen Dowd: You once grabbed George Clooney’s butt on “Roseanne,” when he was playing your boss at the factory. Laurie Metcalf: Confirm. It was scripted that I grab it, so who am I to pick a fight with the writers? According to the Proust questionnaire in Vanity Fair, you want to be reincarnated as the…

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Check In: Hotel Review: Shinola Hotel, Detroit

Rates A standard room with a queen bed starts at $195. The Basics At this year’s Oscar ceremony, the “Green Book” director, Peter Farrelly, gave a shout out to the luxury fashion brand Shinola, crediting it with “saving Detroit.” While his claim remains controversial, one fact is inarguable: With the opening of its first hotel…

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Medicare Aims to Expand Coverage of Cancer Care. But Is It Enough?

WASHINGTON — In a major test case, Medicare is poised to cover a promising but expensive new type of cancer treatment, with significant restrictions meant to hold down the cost. Cancer patients, doctors and drug companies are urging the Trump administration to remove the restrictions and broaden coverage so more patients can benefit from the…

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