British Gallery Turns Down $1.3 Million Sackler Donation

LONDON — Britain’s National Portrait Gallery said Tuesday that it was not accepting a long-discussed $1.3 million donation from a charitable arm of the Sackler family. The decision, reached by mutual agreement between the gallery and the Britain-based Sackler Trust, is the latest sign of the changing climate in the art world toward the family,…

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Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘Relationships Are Like Shoes’

7 Women and 3,000 Men We met in 1968, when he was Dartmouth’s hockey captain and I was one of seven women on Dartmouth’s testosterone-fueled campus of 3,000 men. I joined Denis’s fraternity to be his brother but fell for him instead. He nicknamed us “Romes and Jules” after the Zeffirelli movie. Even though I…

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10 Things You’ve Gotta See at Banana Republic

Matthew Sprout Niche brands and direct-to-consumer drops might have a buzz factor, but nothing compares to finding a gem from a trusted-and-true retailer. We studied Banana Republic’s spring collection and found all sorts of apparel and accessories perfect for spring. With 40 years under its belt, the brand knows a thing or two about mastering…

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The 52 Places Traveler: In Praise of Pioneer Women and Rocket Scientists

The 52 Places Traveler Huntsville, Ala., and the state of Wyoming are gearing up for anniversaries. One will be an outright celebration, the other, a call to action. March 19, 2019 Image «No Turning Back,» a statue by Veryl Goodnight, outside the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, is a tribute to the early pioneer…

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How to Save on Your Wedding Wine

Most couples choose to serve wine at their wedding. A glass or two not only shows hospitality and enhances the culinary experience of their guests, but can also act as a sort of social lubricant, especially on the reception dance floor. The process of picking wedding wines, though, can be challenging. Brides and grooms want…

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16 Pairs of Leggings You Can Wear to a Real or Fake Workout

Whether you’ve been crushing your New Year’s fitness goals or need extra motivation to hit the gym, a stylish pair of workout leggings will make you want to break a sweat in no time. Or at least help with your intention to break a sweat…which is equally as important sometimes. With ultra-cool (and well-made!) designs…

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Medical News Today: What causes blurred vision and a headache?

Almost everyone has experienced a headache, which is pain in part or all of the head. If a headache occurs with or causes blurred vision, it may be due to an underlying condition or medical emergency. Causes of a headache and blurred vision will usually have additional symptoms. Some of these conditions can have serious…

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Local Food in Puerto Rico Finds Energy in Recovery

SAN JUAN, P. R. — Before Hurricanes Irma and Maria plowed through Puerto Rico in late 2017, Natalia Quiles Deya was a full-time lawyer with a new hobby: growing papayas and root vegetables on land she rented in the island’s green, fertile interior. But once the storms passed and the extraordinary level of devastation became…

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Restaurant Review: Kaiseki, Straight Up With a Twist

Before I tell you about the seasonally attuned courses the chef Hiroki Odo prepares at his new and virtuosic kaiseki restaurant, Odo, I want to tell you about some that he does not prepare. At two points during the March menu, a person who is not Mr. Odo faces you across the thick plank of…

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