Restoring Black Cowboys to the Range

A pack of red cattle dogs bayed with excitement as Larry Callies drove his pickup truck down a Rosenberg, Tex., ranch road one morning. He pulled up to the barn and stepped a booted foot from the cab to the dirt, and the dogs keened even more wildly, eager to get out on the range:…

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What the Skateboarders are Wearing at the LES Skate Park

It’s hard to hear anything in the LES Coleman Skatepark, a half-acre of ramps, rails and slopes underneath the Manhattan Bridge. But people don’t really come here to talk. They come to skate. The open expanse of asphalt was redesigned and reopened by New York City in 2012, and its Lower East Side roots carry…

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Kim Gordon’s Other Life

LOS ANGELES — Kim Gordon is synonymous with New York. It was in New York that Ms. Gordon, helped found Sonic Youth, probably the most influential New York art-rock band since the Velvet Underground. It was in New York that Ms. Gordon became a fashion influencer, blending 1980s thrift store campiness with 1960s Anita Pallenberg…

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Medical News Today: Does poor oral health impact brain function?

Perceived stress may detrimentally impact oral health which, in turn, may lead to cognitive decline among specific elderly communities, according to two new studies. New research finds connections between oral health in older adults and cognitive function. Oral health can be a surprisingly good indicator of a person’s well-being. Not only can oral diseases reduce…

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New York Uncovers $1 Billion in Sackler Family Wire Transfers

The New York attorney general’s office said on Friday that it had tracked about $1 billion in wire transfers by the Sackler family, including through Swiss bank accounts, suggesting that the family tried to shield wealth as it faced a raft of litigation over its role in the opioid crisis. Earlier this week, thousands of…

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Dior Finally Says No to Sauvage

ImageA frame from the Christian Dior “We Are the Land” fragrance film. A stubbled white loner in a serape, a deep ocean blue shirt and multiple beaded chains and bracelets stares moodily at desert landscape lit by the blood reds of sunset. A Native American in classic regalia dances atop a mesa. A girl in…

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Kanye West’s New Yeezy Shoes Draw Comparisons to Crocs and a Colander

Kanye West knows how to attract attention. Just not always the kind from adoring fans. On Thursday, Yeezy Mafia, an unofficial social media account that tracks news of Mr. West’s sneaker brand, posted a photograph of the latest style in the singer’s Yeezy line. It wasn’t the white shoes’ first appearance on the internet; Mr.…

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Medical News Today: How to eat 1,200 calories a day

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Honoring 9/11 Victims

Cantor Fitzgerald, a firm where many who died in the 9/11 attacks worked, and its affiliate, BGC Partners, held its annual charity day on Sept. 11. Celebrities assisted traders on the phone, with the day’s proceeds going to charity. And the 9/11 Memorial & Museum held a benefit dinner on Sept. 4 at Cipriani Wall…

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