Where Pastrami on Rye Rubs Elbows With Falafel and Baklava

The owners of David’s Brisket House in Brooklyn were probably wise to choose a different name for the new deli they opened in East Williamsburg late last year, even though the new place, Pastrami Masters, adopted its core menu from David’s. When New Yorkers hear the word brisket these days, they tend to think of…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Governments Struggle to Cope as Anxiety Rises

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA checkpoint at a Milan train station on Tuesday. Anyone going to or from locked-down areas may be asked to prove why they need to travel.Credit…Alessandro Grassani for The New York Times The spread of the virus poses challenges around the world. From the snowy peaks of the Alps…

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Is This What Post-MeToo Looks Like?

Just in time for International Women’s Day last Sunday, Agent Provocateur, the British lingerie company founded as a kind of hipper, kinkier Victoria’s Secret, released a new ad campaign. It features four high-achieving sportswomen, many of whom are also Olympians: the Canadian pole-vaulter Alysha Newman, the American climber Sasha DiGiulian, the British gymnast Georgia-Mae Fenton…

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A Call to Arms: Under Attack, Pro-Vaccine Doctors Fight Back

Brad Bigford, a traveling nurse practitioner from Boise, Idaho, jumped at the invitation: spend an afternoon at Fred’s Reel Barber Shop in nearby Meridian, offering the flu vaccine to customers. “Ladies, send your guys for a trim and a flu shot,” Mr. Bigford posted on Facebook. He added, “Anti-vaxxers need not reply.” Within hours, his…

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Can I Boost My Immune System?

As worries grow about the new coronavirus, online searches for ways to bolster the immune system have surged. Are there foods to boost your immune system? Will vitamins help? The immune system is a complex network of cells, organs and tissues that work in tandem to protect the body from infection. While genetics play a…

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Why Do Men and Women Cheat?

According to statistics, cheating occurs from time to time in every second couple. This allowed scientists to determine the psychology of adultery. It turned out that everybody cheats for the same reasons. The most common causes of cheating Searching for what a regular partner cannot give It happens that a couple is absolutely happy: people…

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An Escape From Brooklyn, and a ‘Couple’s Project’

For years, Paul and Nathalie Schulhof scoured the countryside north of New York, searching for a weekend house that could serve as a rural escape from their home in Brooklyn Heights. But after coming close to buying a few homes, they decided to design their own, from scratch. “We were looking at properties where there…

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Escape Into Cottagecore, Calming Ethos for Our Febrile Moment

In the dense thicket of the internet lies a verdant patch of grass where dappled sunbeams peek through the leaves, resting fawns doze about, a troop of woodland mushrooms grows underfoot, and a brook faintly burbles in the distance. Freshly baked scones are just emerging from the oven in a thatch roof country cottage bordering…

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Coronavirus Brings a New Legislative Push for Paid Sick Leave

ImageSenator Patty Murray last week. She is one of the sponsors of the new sick leave bill congressional Democrats are hoping to pass.Credit…Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The United States is one of the only rich countries not requiring employers to give their workers paid time off when they’re sick. It has become an urgent issue for…

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