Alessandro Dell’Acqua Is Giving Tod’s a Makeover

Though it was originally worn by race-car drivers, Tod’s Gommino driving moccasin has become a beloved lazy-day staple synonymous with preppy, polished tomboy style. The recent launch of Tod’s Factory is revving up the classic—and the house itself. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below The series, which takes its name from Andy Warhol’s Factory collective, will…

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The First Thanksgiving

JERSEY CITY — Two years ago this month, Mayada Anjari was only dimly aware that a holiday was approaching. After the family’s three-year journey as refugees from Syria, her sons — Hayan, Mohammed and Abdulrazaq — had just started school here; her husband, Ahmad Abdulhamid, was looking for work; and she had a baby girl,…

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Off the Menu: A French Celebrity Chef Finds a Spot in a Lexus-Owned Space

Headliner Intersect by Lexus The aromas you might pick up in this building, owned by Lexus, the car company, may not be that new-car smell but rather curry, roasting meat, smoked vegetables, caramel and freshly ground coffee. Food is the main purpose of this installation, which features a ground-floor cafe, a full-service restaurant and bar…

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Restaurant Review: Misi Is Much More Than a Pasta Restaurant

Almost everybody is calling Misi, the latest endeavor from the chef Missy Robbins, a pasta restaurant. That’s not quite right. Yes, Ms. Robbins has given half of her menu over to long noodles and short ones; strands of linguine with chopped garlic and a double dose of fish in the form of chopped anchovies and…

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A Word From Your Officiant (for Better or Worse)

Image Jonathan Elliott officiated at several weddings as a Universal Life minister, but stopped marrying couples after he started working for the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey.CreditElizabeth Massa Jonathan Elliott had zero experience and credentials obtained in three minutes online when he performed his first wedding in 2011 in Princeton, N.J. But he didn’t make…

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Not Everyone Loves Pie. For Them, There’s Cake.

People have strong feelings about what should and should not be served at Thanksgiving, though there’s one point most would agree on: There must be pie. But if pie isn’t your thing, this showstopper of a cake might be. This impressive cake is lighter than your typically dense pumpkin cake, so it’s a fitting finale…

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Heart attacks increasingly common in young women

New research finds a worrying trend in the incidence of heart attacks in recent decades. The results indicate that young women are more likely than young men to need hospitalization for heart attacks, as well as to develop other cardiometabolic conditions. More and more young women develop heart disease, and doctors should pay more attention…

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Run a Marathon. Then, Quickly, Another.

Marathon runners can be compulsive beasts by nature. So it should be no surprise that a rising number of runners have decided to take their marathoning to the next level. Not by running ultra marathons, races that exceed the 26.2 miles of a standard marathon, but by running multiple marathons within a short period of…

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