Two Small Planes Crashed in Alaska. Here’s Why Few Experts Were Surprised.

Image Coast Guard members searched for survivors from one of the downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska, on Monday. CreditReuters When two propeller planes crashed in southeast Alaska on Monday, killing six people, aviation experts said they were saddened, but not surprised. The accident, which also left 10 injured, was among many involving small planes in the…

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T.W.A. Terminal Reopens With Food by Jean-Georges Vongerichten and More

The swooping landmark Eero Saarinen building that was the T.W.A. terminal at Kennedy International Airport has been reborn as a hotel. Opening Wednesday, The Paris Cafe and Lisbon Lounge, both part of the original terminal, will feature food by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who will also manage the space. At the Paris Cafe, there’s an all-day menu…

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Update: At Former TWA Terminal, Your Hotel Is Now Boarding

Already sold out on its opening night, May 15, the new TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy International Airport, in the former 1962 TWA Flight Center designed by the architect Eero Saarinen, will have 512 mid-century-furnished rooms, an infinity pool and lounge on the roof, a shop from the Detroit-based watchmaker Shinola and a restaurant…

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American Express to Buy Resy, a Restaurant Booking Service

American Express has considered dining perks one of the main benefits for its card members, helping them book tables at hot spots and offering them rewards points for doing so. Now it is taking a new step into the industry — by buying the country’s biggest privately held restaurant reservation service. American Express announced on…

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Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift?

Wedding gift-giving can be tricky, with or without a registry, but some people have a knack for finding a must-have household item or something that consistently brings joy. We’d love to hear about the wedding present you still use (maybe years later), or the gift you didn’t realize you would love as much as you…

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critic’s notebook: ‘Tuca & Bertie’ Explores Dark Truths in the Kitchen

Netflix’s new animated series “Tuca & Bertie” centers on the day-to-day adventures of two best friends who also happen to be birds, stumbling into their 30s together in Bird Town. The show is a raunchy, silly and often chaotic delight, propelled by charming, wacky animation. It’s also a sharp commentary on the #MeToo movement, especially…

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Skin Deep: We Made Gray Hair Even Prettier With Pastels

Imagine a woman in her 60s walking down the street with striking gray hair. Her strands get caught on a breeze, the sunlight hits them just so, and you realize that what you thought was simply gray is a blend of distinct colors: platinum, white, black — and, wait, mint green, sky blue and dusky…

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When Important People Die, He’s There

The world watched in December as a 72-year-old funeral director pushed the coffin of President George Bush into a polished Cadillac hearse in Houston. He had done the same before at services for Presidents Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan, the first ladies Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan, and many other well-known figures. He is…

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Doctors: Doctor, We Need You in the Writer’s Room, Stat

The surgeon is scrubbed and ready. He calls for a “ten-blade” and the nurse slaps the scalpel into his hand. He nods, unwavering, and runs the sharp edge against plastic skin. And then — A different kind of cut. The surgeon relaxes and now he is an actor waiting for a touch-up of his powder.…

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