The T List: What to See, Eat and Wear This Week

Welcome to the T List, a brand-new newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’ll be sharing five things we are eating, wearing, listening to or coveting now. We hope you’ll join us for the ride. (Sign up here, if you haven’t already, and you can reach us at tlist@nytimes.com.) See This New…

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Johns Hopkins Opens New Center for Psychedelic Research

Since childhood, Rachael Petersen had lived with an unexplainable sense of grief that no drug or talk therapy could entirely ease. So in 2017 she volunteered for a small clinical trial at Johns Hopkins University that was testing psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, for chronic depression. “I was so depressed,” Ms. Petersen, 29,…

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A Tomato Grows in the East River

On a wooden piling in the waters off Brooklyn Bridge Park, a lone red fruit grows between Pier 1, right next to the Brooklyn Bridge, and Pier 2. Sure, it’s tomato season, but this one seems to have materialized without the aid of any planter or gardener. “I saw the yellow blossoms and paddled over…

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Thebe Magugu Wins LVMH Prize for Young Designers

LONDON — Thebe Magugu, a 25-year-old South African designer known for powerful and politicized women’s wear collections inspired by the social complexities of his home country, has won the 2019 LVMH Prize for emerging talent. He is the first African designer to be awarded the prize, the most lucrative in the industry. The prize was…

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Eggs for Dinner!

Hello again … and goodbye! Here we are, post-Labor Day, which means it’s the end of summer hours and the more laid-back attitude that often goes with them. This also means that Sam Sifton’s return is imminent, and he’ll be back in your inbox on Friday. Thanks for reading, it’s been a blast! This week…

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Sahara-Level Sand Dunes, Mediterranean-Blue Water: Welcome to Michigan

The Dune Climb is one of the most popular things to do in a remarkably beautiful, off-the-radar corner of northwest Michigan called Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Yet it had me suffering like a modern-day Sisyphus on a June afternoon. With each oxygen-sucking, uphill step, I slipped and slid backward on the sandy slope. My…

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Peter Lindbergh, Photographer Who Captured Rise of the Supermodel, Dies at 74

Peter Lindbergh, a bastion of contemporary fashion photography whose work appeared on the covers of magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, and whose monochrome images propelled the careers of supermodels like Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington Burns and Linda Evangelista in the 1990s, died on Tuesday in Paris, where he lived. He was 74. His death…

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Aerobic Fitness May Trump Strength for Metabolic Health

Stamina may trump strength for improving metabolic health, according to an interesting and provocative new study of the molecular effects of different aspects of fitness. The study, which was published in August in JAMA Network Open, finds that people’s aerobic endurance — or lack of it — can influence their metabolisms more potently than their…

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Immigration! Influencers! Climate Change! What to Expect This Fashion Month

It’s back-to-school time: Parents and kids everywhere are filling their backpacks, charging their computers, readying their water bottles and making shopping lists. That this time of year coincides with fashion month has always seemed something of a cosmic joke, or a telling coincidence. The shows, after all, are effectively a back-to-work moment for all. Or…

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Can You Draw This? Of Course You Can

“Any one who can learn to write, can learn to draw,” John Gadsby Chapman wrote in his 19th-century instruction manual, “The American Drawing-Book.” This can-do sentiment dates back to an era when lead pencils and chalky pastels were standard. Today’s artists — and wannabe artists — also have the option of easy-to-use digital gadgets. If…

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