Louise Denny, Kevin Considine

Louise Catesby Denny and Kevin Thomas Considine were married Sept. 14 at the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York. The Rt. Rev. J. Clark Grew II, the retired Episcopal bishop of Ohio, performed the ceremony, with the Rev. Matthew F. Heyd, an Episcopal priest, and the Rev. Brian G. Konzman, a Roman Catholic…

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Katherine Guzik, Matthew Lovett

Katherine Inez Guzik and Matthew John Lovett were married Sept. 14 at Gran Electrica, a restaurant in Brooklyn. Nicole Cushman, a friend of the couple who was ordained as a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Ms. Guzik, 32, is the strategic consultant leading organizational development for Haven Life, the start-up arm of MassMutual.…

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Page Goolrick, Mark Ernst

Page Shaw Goolrick and Mark Roland Ernst were married Sept. 14 at the Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Shelter Island, N.Y. Dr. Peter E. Gergely, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The couple met at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, from which each received a…

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Does Hispanic Heritage Month Need a Rebrand?

El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to your tía, your primo Lalo or anyone else (read: everyone). It’s almost Sept. 15, which means any day now…

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Why Does Everything Smell, So Peacefully, of Lavender?

Not long ago Erin Wexstten, the 35-year-old founder of Oxalis Apothecary, a plant-based skin care brand, ticked off all the ways she uses lavender in her life. “I personally have lavender everywhere,” she said. “Hand soap, dish soap. I have sachets you stick in the drawer. It makes the underwear smell nice. Dried bunches. They…

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Opioid Defendants Seek to Disqualify Judge Overseeing 2,300 Cases

Scarcely five weeks before a landmark federal civil trial in the opioid epidemic, the giant retail pharmacy chains and drug distributors that are defendants in the bellwether Ohio case are seeking to disqualify the judge from overseeing it and nearly 2,300 other opioid-related lawsuits before him. In a brief filed in federal court at 1:24…

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In First, California Would Require Public Universities to Provide Abortion Pills

At a time when conservative states are sharply limiting abortion access, California signaled a new frontier in abortion-rights on Friday with the passage of legislation that would require all public universities in the state to provide medication abortion on campus. The bill, which would use money raised from private donors to equip and train campus…

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They’re Coming! How a Joke About Area 51 May Lure Thousands of Partygoers

A wildly popular Facebook joke about “storming” Area 51 inspired plans for an enormous alien-themed party in the Nevada desert. Now there are three events in the works, including one in Las Vegas sponsored by Bud Light. The aliens, if they’re watching, probably have some questions for humanity. You might, too, so here’s a closer…

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Matty Bovan Makes Dog Cones for Fashion Fiends

Stuart Wilson/BFCGetty Images Like hurt puppies and drunk Tinder swipers, fashion needs some self-protection right now. That feels especially true in London, where Brexit is more on-again-off-again than a Bachelor in Paradise romance, and environmental protests are hardcore, sincere, and—in the face of the climate crisis—impossible to discount. Tristan Fewings/BFCGetty Images Into the storm rides…

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Maple Butter Roast Chicken Is Everything

This delicious recipe combines maple and rosemary with melted butter, which is basted over the bird as it cooks. Enjoy it alongside brussels sprouts with walnuts and pomegranates before an apple skillet cake, or make any of the recipes in the collection below.