The $60 Trench Coat You’ll Want to Add to Your Collection

Spring is officially here, so it’s finally time to pack away your fleece-lined tights, snow boots, and winter puffer coats. Rejoice and break out the season’s #1 topper, your trench coat, a style that makes you feel somewhere between an Olsen twin in Winning London and an Olivia Pope type crisis-managing the nation’s capitol. The…

Details

Five Weeknight Dishes: Easy, Versatile, Fantastic

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. I was so delighted by all the sauce-related email I received in response to last week’s newsletter: You love your sauces, and I see you. We’re going to dive right into the recipes this week, but just two small things before we do: I was honored to judge…

Details

How can you make your period come faster?

Some people want their period to arrive before an important event, deadline week, or an upcoming camping trip. There are a few things they can try to make their period come faster. There are no guaranteed ways to make a period arrive immediately or within a day or two. However, around the time their period…

Details

Trilobites: Injecting Marshmallow Peeps With Fungi, for Science

It’s science time in Candy Land. On Twitter this week, a scientist at West Virginia University shared his latest experiment: Sugar-coated marshmallow bunnies inoculated with a dozen kinds of fungi, and thousands of people are eager to see the results. But why? Welcome to the weird world of #fungalpeeps in which Matthew Kasson, the mycologist…

Details

Encounters: Aml Ameen Competes in a Poetry Slam

Aml Ameen stamped his feet against the cold outside the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. It was Wednesday, which meant an open mic poetry slam, and Mr. Ameen, 33, who stars in “Yardie,” a British crime drama directed by Idris Elba, wanted to make his slam debut. “I may not become the greatest poet who ever lived,”…

Details

Anna Sorokin’s Stylist, Anastasia Walker, on Her Designer Trial Looks

Anna Sorokin, alias Anna Delvey, looked more like a millennial shopper on Mercer Street than an accused criminal in Manhattan Supreme Court this week. While many defendants alter their appearance to imply their old, nefarious ways are far behind, the alleged grifter—who reportedly duped Manhattanites into believing she was a German heiress for nearly four…

Details

in her words: Fasten Your Seatbelt and Keep Your Hands to Yourself

Image CreditLilli Carré You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “I rage-whispered to him that I couldn’t help noticing that he was acting like a pervert.” — Joanna Chiu, a journalist who intervened after…

Details

City Kitchen: You Deserve More Succulent Chicken

Ah, the ever-troublesome chicken breast. Many shun it for being dry, tasteless and boring. Others choose the breast (preferably without skin or bone) and disdain the darker meat of the leg and thigh. To be truthful, I’m in the dark meat camp for the most part, but I also welcome properly cooked, flavorful white meat…

Details

6 Ways to Make an Old Floral Dress Feel New Again

Tyler Joe You’ve got a floral dress you bought last summer, but feel kinda blah about wearing it this year, right? Fresh styling tricks and small accessories can make all the difference when it comes to getting excited to pull it out again. Below, our shopping recos for the pieces that can totally change the…

Details