A New Sponsor for Allyson Felix

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Happy August running, readers! The Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix has a new sponsor, and it’s a newcomer to the pro running world.…

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Lana Wood, Natalie’s Little Sister, Has Plenty to Say

“How about no devils?” Lana Wood said on the phone recently, recounting a presentation she gave at CrimeCon in June. Her sister, Natalie Wood, had left her first husband, Robert Wagner, after a marital betrayal, Lana says she told her. But Natalie decided, in 1972, to go back to him — because “sometimes the devil…

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Ready To Come Clean About Meeting Online

Alix Leah Udelson and Justin Chase LaPoten were married Aug. 3 at Meadowood Napa Valley, a resort in St. Helena, Calif. Rabbi Oren J. Postrel officiated Ms. Udelson, 29, is a labor and employment associate in the Houston office of Blank Rome, a Philadelphia law firm. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin…

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Making Googly Eyes on a Rush-Hour Train

Miriam Gottfried and Trevor Williams are to be married Aug. 4 at Sound River Studios, an events space in Long Island City, Queens. Rabbi Matthew L. Green is to officiate. The bride, 36, is a business reporter covering private equity for The Wall Street Journal in Manhattan. She graduated with high honors from Wesleyan and…

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How Sound Baths Ended Up Everywhere

Image CreditIllustration by Ema Gaspar By Amitha Kalaichandran Aug 3, 2019 Sit Back, You Are in a Safe Place While you read this article, listen to Diane Mandle, who describes herself as a sound healer, and who uses Tibetan bowls to create her sounds. “Bring yourself back to your awareness,” said Sara Auster, a self-proclaimed…

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Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage

TOKYO — The bride wore a birthday cake of a dress, with a scalloped-edge bodice and a large hoop skirt. A veil sprouted from her black bob. Moments before the wedding began, she stood quietly on a staircase, waiting to descend to the ceremony. “Wow,” she thought. “I’m really doing this.” This was no conventional…

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Let This Recipe Change How You Cook

Risotto is one solution to summer cooking, especially if you’re on holiday. You’re making do with a wonky stove top and a skillet. You want to cook, but not too much. And, of course, you want something delicious. It’s an easy meal and versatile; just add a green salad for an elegant vacation soiree. If…

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Dean & DeLuca Sinks Further Into Debt

Dean & DeLuca, the debt-ridden global chain of luxury food shops, has defaulted on federally mandated payments to former employees and stalled payments to current employees in the United States, according to accounts from employees and documents received by The New York Times. The parent company, Pace Development in Bangkok, did not respond to repeated…

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