Top Sales Show How Pandemic Continues to Influence the Market

Several more Manhattan townhouse sales closed in December, many at holiday-style discounts. The priciest were in Greenwich Village. A stately house at 14 East 11th Street closed at $28 million and was the month’s most expensive transaction in New York City; and a house at 111 Waverly Place went for nearly $18.4 million. In TriBeCa,…

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Saye Yabandeh Jeffrey Neal Say I Dos with Richard Branson

“He said, ‘don’t worry about bringing a lot of clothes, people don’t really care about getting dressed up here,’” she said. “I was like, what does that mean? I arrived at the airport and asked a woman who worked there where’s the lounge? She said, ‘What lounge? There are only two gates here.’ That’s when…

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A Soft Spot for Yalies

Elizabeth M. Schneider always had a soft spot for Yalies — her father and son went there — and she could belt out Bulldog football team fight songs and the “Bright College Years” unofficial alma mater with the best of them. So, she decided to place a personal ad in the Yale Alumni Magazine, inspired…

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Matthew Specktor and Samantha Culp wedding

Long before the name Matthew Specktor was inscribed on Samantha Culp’s heart, it could be found beneath a short, sweet note inscribed on a page of Mr. Specktor’s book, “American Dream Machine,” which she bought at a benefit at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles in June 2013. “With warmest wishes,” Mr. Specktor, 54, wrote,…

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For a Healthier 2021, Keep the Best Habits of a Very Bad Year

Here’s a better way to start the new year: Skip the traditional January resolutions and make time for some New Year’s reflection instead. Take a moment to look back on the past 365 days of your life. Years from now, when you talk about 2020, what stories will you tell? Will it be clapping for…

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Modern Love: My Five-Week-Long First Date

I can’t tell the whole story of a first date that could have been a disaster but instead turned out to be the risk that has inspired my subsequent risks, a leap into something wildly uncertain, something that didn’t last but expanded my world in ways beyond latitude. I came to covet his competence and…

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Nanoparticle drug-delivery system developed to treat brain disorders

Use of the delivery system in mouse models results in unprecedented siRNA penetration across the intact blood brain barrier Technology could offer potential for a variety of human neurological disorders In the past few decades, researchers have identified biological pathways leading to neurodegenerative diseases and developed promising molecular agents to target them. However, the translation…

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Alexander Wang Responds to ‘Grotesquely False’ Assault Allegations

This week, Owen Mooney, a male model and graphic designer, said that he was groped by Alexander Wang, an influential fashion designer, in a New York City nightclub in 2017. Mr. Mooney made the accusations in a pair of videos he posted on social media. Soon after, further allegations of sexual assault and nonconsensual encounters were made against the…

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A Pharmacist is Arrested After He Allegedly Allowed 500 Vaccine Doses to Spoil

A pharmacist at a Wisconsin hospital has been arrested and accused of intentionally removing more than 500 doses of coronavirus vaccine from refrigeration last week, knowing that the vaccines would be rendered useless and that the people receiving them would think they were protected against the virus when they were not, the police department in…

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