A Jimi Hendrix Experience in London

As the story goes, one fateful night in the late 1960s, Jimi Hendrix, best known for changing the music world with his guitar playing, set free two ring-necked parakeets on Carnaby Street and that’s why thousands of the nonnative birds haunt London’s parks to this day. “Absolute rubbish,” Christian Lloyd, a musicologist at Queens University,…

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Tech Bro Uniform Meets Margaret Thatcher. Disruption Ensues.

The death knell of the Patagonia vest, at least as a symbol of utopianism co-opted by the tech and venture capital world and transformed into shorthand for a certain kind of unbridled corporate power, was much predicted last summer. That is when the outdoor recreation company put its puffers where its principles were and said…

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Olivia Palermo Got a Lot Out of That Internship

In 2018 Olivia Palermo hired a social media agency to help build her online following. She already had five million followers on Instagram. That agency noticed something it thought was curious about her appeal. “When we would show stuff of her private life, it wouldn’t perform as well,” said Jeffrey Tousey, the founder of Beekman…

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Nicky Hilton Is Making Shoes with French Sole for Uptown Girls

She may have been raised in Los Angeles, but at her core, Nicky Hilton Rothschild is an uptown girl. Dive deep into the archives, and you’ll find hypnotic stills of Rothschild and big sister Paris Hilton through the surreal lens of David LaChapelle. Or, nostalgic paparazzi shots of the pair adorned in Von Dutch trucker…

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Get Fed with Denny’s Coupons

Have you ever tried to take your family out for a meal but you are put off by how crazy the price of food has become these days? A family of 4, out shopping for essentials and hoping to grab a quick bite to fill the hole developing in their bodies. And to close the…

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How Jean-Georges Vongerichten Went From ‘No Good’ Kid to 4-Star Chef

This is how it began, the career of one of the most versatile, ingenious and adventurous chefs in the history of American cuisine. Jean-Georges Vongerichten can pinpoint the day, the place, the words. His family had taken him to Auberge de l’Ill, a restaurant with three Michelin stars in Alsace, the French region where they…

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Hotels Ramp Up Their Wine-Tourism Experiences

While overall wine sales have slowed in recent years, at least in the United States, oenophiles have started to consume more — and demand — better quality wines. To attract this traveler, hotels and resorts are increasingly ordering private-label bottles, producing their own and ramping up wine-centric experiences. “With so many lodging choices, wine programs…

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Awkwafina Returns to Queens, and Nora Lum

On the set of a new Comedy Central series in September, on a stage built to look like the cluttered bedroom of a young woman figuring out the next steps of her life, the show’s star and creator took a break from filming to introduce herself to visitors. “Hi, I’m Nora,” she said. To the…

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Dying in the Neurosurgical I.C.U.

The bullet hole in the teenager’s forehead was so small, it belied the damage already done to his brain. The injury was fatal. We knew this the moment he arrived in the emergency room. Days later, his body was being kept alive in the intensive care unit despite an exam showing that he was brain-dead…

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What to know about symphysis pubis dysfunction

Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) involves discomfort at the front or back of the pelvic joints. Pelvic girdle pain is another name for this condition. The two pelvic bones meet at the symphysis pubis joint, which is at the front of the pelvis. Dense ligaments stabilize the joint. In people with SPD, the ligaments become stretchy…

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