Pour at Your Own Risk: America Warms to a Spill-Prone Wine Jug

All along the counter at Bar Celona, in Mercado Little Spain at Hudson Yards in New York, patrons were holding glass watering cans above their heads. And what they were watering was themselves. “I spilled a little, but not much,” said Amanda Horwitz. “I spilled a lot,” her friend Tara Knapp added, laughing. “I think…

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How to Say No During Wedding Season

Search for “bridesmaid proposal” on Etsy and you’ll be met with 49,465 results. There are the cutesy mugs (“I can’t marry my mister without my sister”) and the cards that seem less of a request than an order (“You’re obviously going to be my maid of honor — and no, that wasn’t a question”). These…

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How to Build a Modern Barn

Three years ago, Marc and Lana Reuss found themselves happily untethered, in the enviable position of being able to make a new home for themselves almost anywhere they pleased. They had spent the previous eight and a half years in Europe, where Mr. Reuss helped take a medical products company public. Ms. Reuss had retired…

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Fashion’s Newest Star Already Has Michelle Obama’s Approval

There can be something very unsettling about the crowning of a new fashion wunderkind in the shadow of a former fashion wunderkind closing his business. It has a way of reminding you just how complicated it is to be an independent designer these days. Yet on Monday evening in the soaring, dahlia-filled environs of a…

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On a Remote Siberian Island Asking, Was It Just a Dream?

The 52 Places Traveler Olkhon Island, in Russia’s Lake Baikal, has herds of wild horses, a shamanistic religion and no paved roads. The 52 Places Traveler found his spirit animal there. Nov. 5, 2019 ImageLake Baikal and Olkhon Island are sacred places to the indigenous Buryat people, and the totems of their shamanistic Buddhist faith…

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How to Best Celebrate Christmas in London

Christmastime in London has long set the scene for Charles Dickens’s treasured novels and many a blockbuster rom-com. This year, locations across the city are offering travelers memorable ways to experience Britain’s most beloved holiday traditions. Hotel packages with holiday performances There’s no shortage of festive entertainment during London’s Christmas season. The Shangri-La Hotel, At…

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A guide to female anatomy

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Under Armour’s Stock Tanks as Troubles Pile Up

Just a few years ago, Under Armour was on fire. Revenues for the sportswear giant were growing at an incredible clip. Profits were robust. Its celebrity endorsers included the basketball star Stephen Curry, the golfer Jordan Spieth and the ballet dancer Misty Copeland. Investors, enamored with the company and its high-tech apparel, sent its stock…

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Everlane’s Cashmere Sale Is the Perfect Excuse to Stock Up on Sweaters

As far as we’re concerned, no fall wardrobe is complete without a drawer full of cashmere. It doesn’t matter if you favor a sweet cardigan, minimalist turtleneck, or a cropped pullover—great cashmere has the power to keep you warm, look stylish, and make you feel cozy. Cashmere is notoriously expensive, but that’s where Everlane comes…

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A New Pierogi Shop for Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Radek Kucharski and his wife, Alexandra Siwiec, do not think they’re coming late to the dance by importing a genuine Polish pierogi shop to Greenpoint, a Brooklyn neighborhood whose Polish traditions run deep. “I want to maintain the cultural heritage,” said Mr. Kucharski, who is opening Pierozek, a New York version of PierozeQ in Czestochowa…

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