What Rappers Wore to the Genius Barbecue Concert in Brooklyn

Genius, the media company that is the online repository of annotated song lyrics, held a barbecue concert at its Brooklyn headquarters earlier this fall, featuring some of the buzziest names in hip-hop. While Doja Cat performed, other acts, including Lil Tjay and Young Baby Tate, hung out at the loftlike offices near the Gowanus Canal,…

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Marilyn Saviola, Disability Rights Advocate, Is Dead at 74

Marilyn E. Saviola, who after childhood polio left her a quadriplegic spent much of her adult life advocating for people with disabilities, pushing for the removal of both the physical barriers and the attitudes that hinder people like her from fully participating in society, died on Nov. 23 at her home in Brooklyn. She was…

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Medical News Today: Parkinson’s: Ultrasound technology may relieve symptoms

A new study shows that pulses of minimally invasive ultrasound waves improve the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s disease by immediately and significantly reducing tremors. Share on PinterestA new technique may help reduce tremors in Parkinson’s disease. The study involved a minimally invasive procedure that offers significant benefits over some other treatments…

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Medical News Today: Negative bias in people with depression is temporary

The tendency to have an enhanced response to negative facial expressions is common in people with depression. The findings of a new study show that treatment can reduce this bias. Share on PinterestPeople with depression are prone to negative thinking, but this may only be temporary, a new study suggests. People with depression can be…

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Courtney Bass, Daniel Sherizen

Courtney Jameson Bass and Daniel Benjamin Sherizen were married Nov. 29 at Boston City Hall. Alex Geourntas, a justice of the peace, officiated. The bride, 38, works in human resources at Google in San Francisco, where she advises executives on human resource matters. She graduated from Harvard, from which she also received an M.B.A. She…

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Helen Yang, Maxwell Meyer

Dr. Helen Xiao Yang and Maxwell Livingston Meyer were married Nov. 30 at the Marriott resort on Ko Naka Yai, an island off the coast of Phuket, Thailand. Mark Angus Meyer, the brother of the groom and who became a Universal Life minister for the event, led a ceremony. The following week, the couple is…

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Lindsey Puliti, Gregory Kay

Lindsey Maria Puliti and Gregory Alan Kay were married Nov. 30 in Newark. The Rev. Paul M. Donohue performed the ceremony at St. Lucy’s Roman Catholic Church. Mrs. Kay, 30, is a client manager at Superunion, a brand agency in New York. She graduated from the College of New Jersey and received an M.B.A. from…

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Ellie Krupnick, Daniel Aronhime

Ellie Krupnick and Daniel Moshe Aronhime were married Nov. 27 at Congregation Beth El in Voorhees, N.J. Rabbi Aaron B. Krupnick, the bride’s father, officiated. Ms. Krupnick, 30, is the managing editor of Eater, the food and dining website of Vox Media in New York. She graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College. Her mother,…

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Daniella Berman, Anthony Cak

Daniella Nadine Berman and Anthony Daniel Cak are to be married Dec. 1 in Brooklyn. Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie is to officiate at Brooklyn Winery. Ms. Berman, 34, is a doctoral candidate in art history and archaeology, specializing in 18th- and 19th-century European art, at N.Y.U.’s Institute of Fine Arts, and is also a fellow in…

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From the Beginning, Two Guys From Brooklyn

Joseph Alexander Olshefski and Dennis Buonagura were married Nov. 26 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Zuleima Astol, a member of the New York City clerk’s office, officiated. Mr. Olshefski (left), 66, is a real estate broker for Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Manhattan. He is the former executive director of the Manhattan nightclub, Le Club…

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