Popeyes Sandwich Strikes a Chord for African-Americans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The videos of mind-numbing first bites and long lines, the celebratory memes and fawning reviews: The return of the Popeyes chicken sandwich on Sunday has met with the same social-media frenzy that first greeted it last summer. But embedded in many of the catchy memes and witty messages is not just…

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Barneys New York Closing Sales Have Started

Days after Barneys New York was sold for pieces, the store-closing sales have started, with windows bearing signs that proclaim “Everything must be sold!” and in a smaller font: “Goodbuys, then goodbye!” But a warning before you run out the door: It’s a very Barneys kind of sale. You’ll find a Chloé bag for $1,690,…

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Medical News Today: How does the Mirena coil affect menopause?

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A Sleek, Tailored Tavern Comes to Hudson Yards

Headliner The Tavern by WS This addition to the Hudson Yards complex is about as sleek and tailored as a tavern can be. Designed by David Rockwell, it has polished wood, butterscotch leather and a soaring bar with multiple wine racks. It also provides a view of the Vessel, the complex’s centerpiece. The restaurant’s creators,…

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Medical News Today: What to know about thyroid function and hair loss

Hair loss can occur when the thyroid gland is not working correctly. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland situated in the lower front part of the neck. The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormones, which the body uses for energy, to stay warm, and to keep the organs and muscles working properly. The most common…

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A Pastry Chef’s Book, and Life, Start Again

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. — “I think I finally have the proportions right,” said Claudia Fleming, the pastry chef, narrowing her eyes at the chocolate caramel tart perched on her palm. She was standing in the kitchen of her Long Island restaurant, the North Fork Table. It was an absurd statement. Ms. Fleming, 60, has been making…

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Life After Prison, on YouTube

This article is part of our continuing Fast Forward series, which examines technological, economic, social and cultural shifts that happen as businesses evolve. In May 2008, when Christina Randall was released from prison after serving nearly three years for battery, robbery and escape, she had nothing but $30 and the brand-new, ill-fitting clothes on her…

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Swimming Against a Tide of Expensive Sushi

No matter how callous and unfeeling we restaurant critics may appear, none of us, as far as I know, has actually hoped for a restaurant to burn down. I may have to reconsider that, though, in light of how much good it seems to have done a sushi bar called Uogashi. When Uogashi’s owners in…

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