Shirley Berry, Zach Masminster

Shirley Lupton Berry and Zachary Joseph Masminster were married Feb. 22 at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, an events space in Brooklyn. Christopher Burney, a Universal Life minister and friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 31, is a software engineer for Xandr, the advertising and analytics division of AT&T, in Manhattan. She graduated from Yale.…

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Christian Louboutin Explains Himself

A sprawling new exhibition devoted to — and imagined by — Christian Louboutin, the shoe designer famous for red soles, is opening this week at the Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris. Less a retrospective of his 30-plus-year career than a highly personal tour through the twisting, expansive corridors of a creative mind, the…

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18 Great Chili Recipes for Chilly Days

This weekend make Pierre Franey’s popular turkey chili (above), a vegetarian version with squash or eggs, or a take on gumbo from Sam Sifton. Click the collection below for more recipes.

Great Running Spots Across America

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers: I’ve spent part of this week planning my summer vacation. If you’re like me, vacation planning also means “where am…

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Vine Made the Internet Fall in Love With Short Videos

Vine, the short-form video app introduced in 2012, died as it lived: confusing people who didn’t use it, even as evidence of its influence surrounded them. It turned everyday people into stars on other platforms and beyond. Its musical whims warped the music industry. It cultivated memes that might have been dismissed as inside jokes…

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The Man Who Creates Memorable Red Carpet Moments

Days after his Super Bowl video went viral, the British hairstylist Chris Appleton wasn’t exactly sure why it captivated so many people. The 39-second Instagram post shows Jennifer Lopez, Mr. Appleton’s client, on the field minutes before she hit the half time show stage. Mr. Appleton is taking his brush to her springy blond hair…

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A Premeditated Chance Encounter

Mackenzie Leigh Jacks and William Lawrence Frantz could not help but notice each other every time they crossed paths in the shared parking lot that stood between their Detroit apartment buildings in September 2014. “I kept telling my roommate about this guy with a beard who was super hot,” said Ms. Jacks, 30, a physician…

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A Feminist Cookbook Meant to Inspire Fuels Outrage Instead

The last thing Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford expected when they published their cookbook “Rage Baking” was for the rage to be directed at them. “We started hearing from a lot of women we didn’t know saying, ‘You stole, you plagiarized,’ ” Ms. Alford said. “We were quite caught off guard.” The book — which…

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Banquets Are Back in Fashion. But Where Does All the Food Go?

Photo shoots tend to offer a standardized landscape of amenities: A folding table blanketed in single-serving plastic water bottles. A large plastic tray of snackable food that will end up barely half-eaten. Cans of soda unlikely to be recycled. And then, once the set is broken down, there will be trash cans full of untouched…

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