America’s Next Top Pool Float

In the beginning, there were inflatable waterfowl. Then came the doughnuts, the Pegasus floats and the novelty coffins. Children have drifted out to sea and across lakes on them. They have terrorized highways, carried by the wind. And last year, on Fish Lake in Chisago County, Minn., a group of four women stranded on a…

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Electric Lemon Opens in the Equinox Hotel

Headliner Electric Lemon A number of the restaurants at Hudson Yards have views of the river, but none offer the sweep of this new 24th-floor terraced dining room. It’s part of the flagship restaurant in the new Equinox Hotel. Despite its name, which seems to nod to psychedelic, acid-dropping counterculture, it’s part of a clean-living…

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For the Freshest Fish, Head to the East River

Sooner or later, those of us who follow the career of Jean-Georges Vongerichten reach a point where our memories can’t keep up. The tuna tartares start to run together; we can’t recall whether it’s served in lettuce cups with threads of shiso at Perry St. or at JoJo. At some point it’s hard to recall…

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Secret of a New York Farm Stand’s Success: An Eye for the Next Big Thing

NORWICH, N.Y. — At first glance, the Norwich Meadows Farm stand at the Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan looks like any other, with its rows of onions and lettuce, and a banner with the words “fresh” and “organic” in big green letters. But there’s something the chefs who regularly crowd the stand know that other…

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Kerby Jean-Raymond Has a New Job at Reebok

Mireya AciertoGetty Images «If you are just learning about Pyer Moss, we forgive you!” read the back of designer Kerby Jean-Raymond’s Pyer Moss shirt when he famously met Anna Wintour in 2018. Sure, you should know about the brand but, really it’s all about the designer himself who was just tapped by Reebok to become…

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The Latest Food Packaging Trends

Packaging can go through trends like fashion, driven by changes in customer preferences. It is also affected by changing government regulations. Here are a few of the latest trends in the packaging of food and drink. Minimalism Minimalism in packaging is a direct rejection of the over-packaging of a few years ago. The box or…

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6 Accessories Under $100 That Will Seamlessly Transition Into Fall

Charles & Keith The transition from summer to fall usually calls for an overhaul of your closet—time to tuck away your favorite swimsuit until your spring getaway, replace lightweight dresses with chunky sweaters, and midi skirts with darker denim. Accessories, though, can more easily span seasons, which means you don’t have to ditch your favorite…

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Switzerland’s Once-in-a-Generation, Over-the-Top Party

The 52 Places Traveler Image A brass band from Fribourg paraded along the shore of Lake Geneva during the Fête des Vignerons.CreditSebastian Modak/The New York Times The Swiss aren’t known for dancing all night to ABBA, but in the town of Vevey, the 52 Places Traveler found, every 20 years or so they let loose.…

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Would You Allow Amazon to Style Your Wardrobe?

Since day one, Amazon has helped us build better homes by providing everything we need—from toilet paper to groceries to furniture to books. Now, the e-commerce giant is helping us build a better closet with the launch of its Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe, a styling service exclusively for Prime members. How does it work?…

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