Walgreens Raises Tobacco-Buying Age to 21, Strengthening a Consensus

The drugstore chain Walgreens will stop selling tobacco products to customers under 21, the company announced on Tuesday. The decision came weeks after the Food and Drug Administration accused the company of repeatedly selling tobacco products to minors — and amid similar moves by competitors and lawmakers around the country to curb teenage vaping. About…

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Inside Chanel’s Mademoiselle Privé Exhibit

For this exhibition, Chanel collaborated with local artist Wu Guanzhen to reinterpret Gabrielle Chanel’s Coromandel screens, which were a source of inspiration for her. His three lacquered screens are titled «Lofty Mountain,» «Early Spring», and «Garden of Pleasure».

One Good Meal: A Men’s Wear Designer’s Favorite Breakfast Dish

In “One Good Meal,” we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make and eat at home on a regular basis — and not just when they’re trying to impress. Thanks to its cool Pacific breezes and aggressively casual work force, San Francisco has become, fashion-wise, the Land…

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The EDIT: Living in the Age of Political Memes

Imagine: Two neighboring nuclear powers get into a brawl. Not only do these countries share thousands of miles of border, but also a long history of hostility, outright violence and diplomatic animosity. There’s an imminent threat of war. And a single nuclear strike by one of these players could trigger effects that transcend national borders…

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Boite: A Pink Bar on the Bowery With a Fashionable Brunch

Short Stories has a few tales to tell. The multiuse space, which was formerly Wise Men, opened in March and wants to become a Parisian-style brunch spot and a pop-up for rotating restaurants, along with its current incarnation as a late-night bar. It draws an energetic crowd of creative 20-somethings in dressed-up stilettos and oversize…

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Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘I. Was. So. Over. It.’

Salami in the Closet When we met, he was studying psychology. On our first date, we split a mushroom flatbread — my choice, because I’m a vegetarian. After three months, we moved in together and he started doing all the cooking. A few years and many vegetables later, he began curing his own meats. In…

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Medical News Today: What is a chocolate cyst?

A chocolate cyst is an ovarian cyst filled with old blood. These cysts, which doctors call endometriomas, are not cancerous, though they usually mean that a person’s endometriosis is severe enough to complicate their fertility. Between 20 and 40 percent of people with endometriosis develop chocolate cysts. In this article, we explore the causes, symptoms,…

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Off the Menu: Soup Shop, From Owners of Hanoi House, Opens in East Village

Headliner Hanoi Soup Shop Just a couple of doors from their popular Vietnamese restaurant, Hanoi House, Sara Leveen and Ben Lowell are opening a compact all-day cafe serving classic noodle soups, sandwiches, salads and summer rolls. Ms. Leveen and Mr. Lowell took advantage of the new space, a former Mr Bing, to better accommodate customers…

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The Case for Marsala

Marsala isn’t having a comeback. The fortified Sicilian wine hasn’t gone anywhere. It’s probably sitting in your pantry, where you left it, if you even left it there at all. You may be aware that it’s a wine, or not. You might just as easily have taken it for a sauce, because of the dish…

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