Jennie Sears, Zachary Fried

Jennie Davis Sears and Zachary West Fried were married Nov. 2 at the Bayside Historical Society in Bayside, Queens. The Rev. Tracy Sprowls, a Unitarian Universalist minister, officiated. The bride, 32, is a designer of Vince women’s footwear at the Manhattan office of Caleres, a St. Louis-based shoe company. She graduated with honors from the…

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How to Take a Portrait of America

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Last December, Tanner Curtis, a Politics photo editor at The Times covering the 2020 U.S. presidential election, needed a break from the candidates. He mentioned to Eve Lyons, a photo editor for Styles, that he’d…

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Those People We Tried to Cancel? They’re All Hanging Out Together

ImageCredit…Anthony Freda Katie Herzog was a largely unknown freelance journalist living in Seattle. Then she published an article in The Stranger about trans people who halt or reverse transitions. Two days later she started getting hate mail. “It is, by far, the most-read thing I’ve ever written,” Ms. Herzog said. It also made her “wildly…

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As Men Are Canceled, So Too Their Magazine Subscriptions

Imagine if Kodak had answered the threat of digital photography by pivoting from film to outdoor grills. Imagine if Blockbuster had taken on the challenge from Netflix by shifting from DVDs to fast food. Imagine if men’s magazines stared down the post-#MeToo manpocalypse by disowning men. Maybe the last one isn’t so hypothetical? At a…

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After All the Training, the New York City Marathon Is Here

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers, Tomorrow is the big day! The New York City Marathon. How are you feeling? Nervous? Excited? Scared? I’m all three!…

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What Could Come Between These Two Allies? A $100 Jar of Honey

PAENGAROA, New Zealand — Australia and New Zealand are at war. Over honey. Not just any honey, mind you — this stuff isn’t sold in plastic bear-shaped bottles. It’s manuka honey, a high-priced nectar ballyhooed by celebrities as a health and beauty elixir. (Scarlett Johansson smears it on her face; Laura Dern heals her children…

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7 Must-Have Items for Your Next Ultra-Budget Flight

When you are flying budget economy on a legacy carrier, the in-flight experience isn’t much different from regular economy (though your odds of getting the middle seat skyrocket). But on an ultra-low-cost carrier — such as Allegiant, Frontier, Ryanair or Spirit — you pay for food and drink, plus any bags beyond a personal item,…

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