An Upended Fitness Industry Sweats Over Black Lives Matter

Before the pandemic changed the way we work out, possibly forever, Sarah Levey was among the boutique fitness industry’s fastest-rising stars. She and her husband, Mason Levey, are the founders of Y7, a yoga company with 14 studio locations in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, with classes costing $25 each, taking place in candlelit…

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These Hand Sanitizers Smell Good, Kill Germs

At Cecconi’s in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn and in West Hollywood, Calif., diners are offered more than a grind of fresh pepper or a spoonful of grated Parmesan with their meal. On many tables, where you may expect to find a bottle of olive oil or hot sauce, there’s Amass Botanic Hand Sanitizer, a…

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Suggestions, Distractions and Diaries. Our Staff Is an Open Book.

Welcome. It’s a funny thing, what’s happening with us, with this growing community of ours at home and At Home. We’re anxious about the coming months, about what happens when schools start or don’t, when the sun stops coming up early and falling late, when the temperature drops and we can’t be outside so much,…

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Who Gets the Covid-19 Vaccine First? Here’s One Idea

When a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, who should get it first? A preliminary plan devised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this spring gives priority to health care workers, then to people with underlying medical conditions and older people. The C.D.C. has not yet decided whether the next in line should be Blacks…

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Anthony Terlato, Who Brought Pinot Grigio to the U.S., Dies at 86

Anthony Terlato, a visionary wine importer and marketer who introduced Americans to enduringly popular European wines and sought to elevate the wine market in the United States, died on June 28 at his home in Lake Geneva, Wis. He was 86. His family company, the Terlato Wine Group, said he died in his sleep after…

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Viking Age Smallpox Complicates Story of Viral Evolution

The evolution of the deadliest virus in human history — smallpox — is only partly understood. Like the novel coronavirus and many other disease-causing viruses, smallpox seems to have originated in animals, probably rodents, and spilled over to humans, probably thousands of years ago. In the 20th century alone it killed hundreds of millions of…

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A Brooklyn Restaurant’s Answer to Cabin Fever: Summer Camp

The other night a watermelon was brought to my table in the backyard of Olmsted, in Brooklyn. The first thing I noticed was its unusually compact size, slightly smaller than my teenage son’s head. The more unusual thing, though, was the copper spigot sticking out of its midsection. When I turned the spigot, out trickled…

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12 Summer Sparkling Wines, Because Who Needs a Reason

The world may not offer much to celebrate right now. Nonetheless, it’s a great time to drink sparkling wine. Champagne, of course, sets the standard with its capacity for elegance, grace, subtlety and depth. But many other types of sparkling wine are available now as well, from unexpected places and a diversity of styles, making…

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Bulgari Goes For Baroque With Latest High Jewelry Collection

From Lorenzo Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers in the Piazza Navona to Francesco Borromini’s church of Sant’Agnese in Agone, the Eternal City is teeming with Baroque landmarks. The highly decorative flourishes and sense of movement so indicative of the period are not unlike the design signatures of another Roman icon, Bulgari, so it seems…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Nears 4 Million Cases

Here’s what you need to know: ImageMark Meadows, the White House chief of staff, and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, on the Capitol on Thursday.Credit…Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times Draft Republican virus aid proposal reflects significant retreat by White House on tax cuts, testing and schools. The White House and Senate Republicans neared…

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