How the ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Costume Designer Spends Her Sundays

“My mother was a crazy person with the ’60s hats,” said Donna Zakowska, the Emmy-nominated costume designer for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” the popular Amazon series about a woman who dives into the New York comedy scene of the 1950s. About 35 of those hats currently hang at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard, where…

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The New Hangout in Columbus? Distilleries

Columbus, Ohio, is no longer the meat-and-potato city of decades ago. Yes, there are the big restaurant chains. Wendy’s, White Castle and Sbarro, to name a few, have national headquarters here. But the state capital is now one of the country’s fastest-growing cities, and it has dynamic art projects, good restaurants and a revitalized riverfront.…

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Brands Beware: Influencer Impostors Want Your Free Stuff

There’s a well-established agreement between brands and influencers: We send free products, you post about them on Instagram. Often it’s a happy arrangement; influencer feeds fill with promotional material, followers click and merchandise sells. But sometimes the posts never appear. When this happens, the brand’s representatives may assume the “entitled” influencer has either kept the…

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Our Anniversaries Matched Their Gifts

The morning of my fourth wedding anniversary, I banged my knee on the stationary bike at the gym. It purpled and swelled, tender, like a plum. Traditional gifts for a fourth anniversary are fruit and flowers. Things with short lives; things easily bruised. My husband and I had been separated for a month at the…

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Train vs. Plane: And the Winner Is … Well, It Depends

From Chicago, there are a number of ways to travel the 300 miles to St. Louis. American, Southwest and United Airlines fly direct in about an hour and 15 minutes, with fares recently running $165 to $350 round trip. Normally, I drive the rear-numbing route through the corn fields, which takes about five hours and…

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What to know about the clitoral hood

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Cómo detener o acelerar el ciclo menstrual

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U.S. Charges Ed Buck With Drug Crime in Gemmel Moore’s Death

LOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they had charged Ed Buck, a small-time Democratic donor and political activist, with a federal drug crime in the death of one of two men who died of overdoses in his West Hollywood home. A criminal complaint also detailed a disturbing pattern in which the authorities said…

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Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal

Members of the Sackler family could withdraw their pledge to pay $3 billion as part of a nationwide deal to address the opioid crisis if a bankruptcy judge does not block outstanding state lawsuits against them and their company, Purdue Pharma, Purdue lawyers said in a legal complaint. Whether the threat is posturing or real,…

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Searching for Fall Colors? Let Me Get the Llama for You

“Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower,” wrote the French philosopher Albert Camus. In North America, most experts agree that the peak time of those “flowers” occurs around mid-October, depending on the latitude, altitude and proximity to the coast. David Angotti, co-founder of the SmokeyMountains foliage prediction map, said that the…

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