This Hanukkah, Let Michael Solomonov Make Dinner

“For me Hanukkah is about frying in olive oil,” said Michael Solomonov, the chef of Zahav, who has created a dinner menu for the holiday that’s being sold to go at Whole Foods Market. Meaty and crisp chicken schnitzels topped with amba, a condiment he makes with apples instead of the usual mangoes, are the…

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Pete Frates, Who Promoted the Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose participation in the social media phenomenon known as the Ice Bucket Challenge helped raise more than $100 million toward fighting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as A.L.S. or Lou Gehrig’s disease, died on Monday at his home in Beverly, Mass. He was 34. His death was announced…

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Julia Fox, Diamond in the Rough of ‘Uncut Gems’

Julia Fox’s progression from downtown Manhattan persona to actress in the new Adam Sandler movie “Uncut Gems” might sound like an impressive run of luck. Ms. Fox, 29, says she manifested the entire thing. Manifestation, she reminded while waiting in line at the East Village pastry shop Veniero’s on a Sunday afternoon last month, is…

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Margaret Lawrence, 105, Dies; Pioneering Black Female Psychoanalyst

As a senior at Cornell in the 1930s, Margaret Lawrence had a nearly perfect academic record and expected to attend the university’s medical school. But Ms. Lawrence (she was Margaret Morgan at the time), the only black student in her class, was denied admission. “Twenty-five years ago there was a Negro man admitted,” the dean…

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Medical News Today: How to treat a dry mouth at home

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Dry mouth occurs when the mouth does not make enough saliva. While it is not dangerous, it can be a bothersome symptom. Sometimes, the solution is as simple as drinking water to avoid a dry mouth…

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UGG Slippers Are the Best Slippers, Period the End

Ties, Starbucks gift cards, and holiday-themed pajamas you can wear for approximately two days of the year are gifts that fall into a category of presents that are just…fine. What they lack in personality they make up for in ubiquity. This grouping of items are relatively harmless. They’re things you can throw at a cousin…

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Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of bronchitis

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Bronchitis is a common infection of the lower respiratory tract. Typically, the same viruses that cause the common cold cause bronchitis. Bronchitis is a common condition, with around 5% of adults reporting a bout of acute…

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Jacqueline Woodson on Africa, America and Slavery’s Fierce Undertow

IN THE COASTAL TOWN of Elmina, Ghana, the Atlantic Ocean crashes against the rocks with such a ferocity, I make our kids move back away from the gray-blue water. Four hundred years have passed since captured Africans were forced across these waves on their way to bondage in the New World and now, standing at…

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Italian Cookies for the Holidays

Ciao, Gloria in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, is a new source for abundant platters of classic Italian cookies like rainbow squares, craggy brutti ma buoni and white chocolate-dipped cantucci. The cafe is owned by Renato Poliafito, who was a founder of Baked. The pastry chef, Ginger Fisher Baldwin, also from Baked, is creating the cookies with…

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Fourth Floor, Men’s Wear. Fifth Floor, Martinis.

New York City department stores have uncovered a relationship between mules and Moscow mules. In the basement of the new Nordstrom flagship on West 57th Street, a few feet from the women’s shoe department, is the Shoe Bar, serving sparkling wine by the glass and bottle, as well as cocktails with names like Corpse Reviver…

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