Off the Menu: Jonathan Benno Opens His Latest in the Evelyn Hotel

Headliner Benno Jonathan Benno’s latest, the crown jewel of his collection of spots in the restored Evelyn Hotel, is finally poised to open. Finally is the operative term here as the chef, who cooked at Per Se and Lincoln Ristorante, said he has been waiting about 30 years to open his own restaurant, spending the…

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The Sweet Spot: My New Boyfriend Stinks (Quite Literally)

Dear Sugars, I’m a 72-year-old widow. Several months ago I started seeing a 71-year-old widower. I wasn’t looking for this relationship, but I accepted it when it came along. He is a good person, means well and enjoys his profession. But I have difficulty dealing with his various smells and his dismissiveness about matters of…

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Boîte: A Queens Bar That Serves CBD-Infused Cocktails

Image Adriaen Block, a bar and restaurant in the Astoria section of Queens.CreditStefania Curto for The New York Times There are CBD massage parlors, CBD bakeries and even CBD cafes. So it was only matter of time before a bar would join this bandwagon. Adriaen Block, which opened in August, bills itself as the first…

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Front Burner: A Runner to Smarten the Table

Skip the tablecloth, or even the place mats. These new linen runners, nearly 8-feet long (90 inches) and 16-inches wide, will smarten your holiday table the way a great belt or tie might enhance your outfit. They come in autumnal tones — “merlot” and “curry” — with contrasting edging, but if your tastes are more…

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Medical News Today: What hookah smoking can do to your blood vessels

New research is suggesting that hookah smoking can impair the endothelial function of blood vessels, which is a key indicator of cardiovascular health. Hookah smoking may harm your blood vessels, shows a recent study. More and more people are giving up smoking, and they are sensible to do so. Cigarette smoking is «the leading preventable…

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