Melanie Goldstein, Daniel Berenson

Melanie Kramer Goldstein and Daniel Fischbein Berenson are to be married Sept. 1 at Villa Montalvo, an events space in Saratoga, Calif. Rabbi Jessica Oleon Kirschner, the executive director of the Hillel organization at Stanford, where the couple met at a Yom Kippur breakfast, is to officiate. The bride, 29, will take her husband’s name.…

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Diana Willkie, Frank Hamilton

Diana Fendig Willkie and Frank Watrous Hamilton IV are to be married Sept. 1. The Rev. Lucia P. Ballantine, an Episcopal priest and a cousin of the bride, is to officiate at the bride’s parents’ home in Aspen, Colo. The bride, 28, will take her husband’s name. She works at the Gagosian Gallery in New…

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Katharine Anawalt, Harrison Gish

Katharine de Lancey Anawalt and Harrison Piecuch Gish are to be married Sept. 1 at Houston Hall, an events space in New York. David O’Grady, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life Minister for the event, is to officiate. The bride, 35, is a speech-language pathologist in private practice in Los Angeles…

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Seanna Irvin-Anderson, Andrew Granchelli

Seanna Sharae Irvin-Anderson and Andrew William Granchelli were married Aug. 30 at Hope Glen Farm in Cottage Grove, Minn. Alexander Mazer, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Mrs. Granchelli, 31, is a social worker at the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. She is also a certified yoga…

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Edna Ishayik, Seth London

Edna Joyce Ishayik and Seth Adam London are to be married Sept. 1 at the Castle Hill Inn in Newport, R.I. Rabbi Rachel M. Isaacs is to officiate. The bride, 39, performs research analysis at the Obama Foundation in New York. She graduated from Rutgers and received a master’s in journalism from N.Y.U. She is…

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A Portugal of Pristine Beaches, Tiny Villages and Little Else

The local butcher, with his daughter standing by his side, was selling roasted whole chickens and slabs of fresh-cut beef to customers who only had to look into the store and nod to put in their orders, much as it has been done in this tiny hillside village in rural Portugal for decades now. Routines…

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Can We Be Friends if We Can’t Talk About Money?

I met my best friend in grade school. We lived in New York at the same time and both got married in our 40s; we bought second homes in the same town. During the recession of 2008, she and her husband suffered greatly. They had to move to a (nice) home in a less expensive…

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The Mysterious Vaping Illness That’s ‘Becoming an Epidemic’

An 18-year-old showed up in a Long Island emergency room, gasping for breath, vomiting and dizzy. When a doctor asked if the teenager had been vaping, he said no. The patient’s older brother, a police officer, was suspicious. He rummaged through the youth’s room and found hidden vials of marijuana for vaping. “I don’t know…

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Cooking Up Big Business in a Home Kitchen

If you ask Kathleen O’Brien Price about filming “Real Life Cooking,” a weekly live-stream show where she cooks a full meal from start to finish out of her tiny Harlem kitchen, she rattles off a list of the challenges. “Our stove is a miniature stove. A sheet pan can’t fit in our oven. We have…

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Hurricane Dorian: Airport Closures, Traveling with Pets, Hotel Fees

[For the latest on Hurricane Dorian, follow our live coverage.] As Hurricane Dorian heads for the United States, Florida airports, hotels and other businesses on Saturday accommodated travelers who tried to change their plans for the long holiday weekend. Forecasters expect the Category 4 storm to swerve north along the Florida’s eastern shore before it…

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