Marissa Nicolo, Michael Calogero

Marissa Valerie Nicolo and Michael Anthony Calogero were married April 13 at the India House, an events space in Manhattan. Deborah A. Kaplan, an administrative justice of the Supreme Court, New York County, civil branch, officiated. Mrs. Calogero, 33, is a sales force product manager at Burford Capital, a litigation finance firm in Manhattan. She…

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Samantha Braun, Benjamin Colombo

Samantha Flick Braun and Benjamin William Colombo were married April 13 at the Foundry, an events space in Long Island City, Queens. Spencer F. Braun, the bride’s brother who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The bride, 29, is the business development manager for Uber’s safety initiatives in San Francisco, and is…

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Train your brain, change your brain

IMAGE: The neural networks that showed increases connectivity after one hour of neurofeedback: default-mode network (left), corpus callosum (middle) and sensorimotor networks (right). view more  Credit: D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR) Less than one hour of brain training with neurofeedback leads to a strengthening of neural connections and communication among brain areas. This is…

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Samantha Schilit, Jeremy Rosenweig

Samantha Linn Price Schilit and Jeremy Phillip Rosenweig are to be married April 14 at Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, Conn. Rabbi Stuart Berman, an uncle of the bride, is to officiate, with Rabbi Nathaniel Berman, a cousin of the bride, taking part. On April 13, Robert Brande, a friend of the groom,…

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Martha Simms, Eric Lorber

Martha Randolph Simms and Eric Benjamin Lorber were married April 13 in Atlanta. The Rev. Timothy H. Black, an Episcopal priest, officiated at Cator Woolford Gardens, with Joyce Bihary, a retired chief judge of the federal bankruptcy court in Atlanta, taking part. Ms. Simms, 32, is the special adviser on policy relating to detentions, watchlisting,…

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Doctors Use Electrical Implant to Aid Brain-Damaged Woman

More than 3 million Americans live with disabling brain injuries. The vast majority of these individuals are lost to the medical system soon after their initial treatment, to be cared for by family or to fend for themselves, managing fatigue, attention and concentration problems with little hope of improvement. On Saturday, a team of scientists…

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Mini-Vows: She Was Stuck in Sand. He Was Promptly Stuck on Her.

Christina Lynn Boser and Michael James Toblar Choate were married April 13 on Santa Cruz Island, Calif. Brittany Bauhaus, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister, officiated. Ms. Boser, 37, is an island ecologist for the Nature Conservancy, a nonprofit environmental organization based in Arlington, Va. She graduated from the University…

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Mini-Vows: She Could Have Told Him to Take a Hike, but Adventure Awaited

Meera Hemant Patel and Trevor Logan Burbank were married April 12 at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville. Bob Mendes, an at-large member of Nashville’s Metro Council, officiated. The bride, 31, is an illustrator and writer based in Nashville. She is the author of “My Friend Fear: Finding Magic in the Unknown” (Penguin Random…

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Little Ones Strut Their Style Down the Aisle

Months before their wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, Rachel Silver and Garrett Barten of Miami Beach had planned out exactly how their ring bearer would be styled. “We had decided early on that my husband was going to wear a white dinner jacket to the wedding, and I thought it would be really…

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with…: Laurie Metcalf, the First Lady of American Theater

It’s hard to say which Barr causes Laurie Metcalf more anguish: Roseanne or William. As I sat down with the actress on a recent Sunday evening at Orso on West 46th Street, heads were exploding over the attorney general’s four-page memo summarizing the Mueller report as exonerating President Trump of colluding with the Russians. Even…

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