Five Places to Visit in Stockholm with a Local Craft Brewer

There’s more to the Swedish capital than its good looks. For proof, look south to Sodermalm, a large inner-city island humming with creativity. “There are more fun and innovative and exciting and heartfelt things going on in Sodermalm than anywhere else in Stockholm,” said the craft brewer Henok Fentie, a Stockholm native and co-founder of…

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The Future Is Trashion

The ragpicker of Brooklyn works out of a 750-square-foot storefront a few blocks east of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, down a mostly residential side street in Williamsburg, where Hasidim and hipsters mix. The ragpicker of Brooklyn sews in the back, behind a makeshift wall sprouting a riot of scraps. Under the pattern-cutting table there are bins…

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Tiffany Haddish Puts the ‘X’ in Christmas Cookies

“I’m about to have a sugar rush, yo,” Tiffany Haddish said. On a silver-gray Sunday morning, Ms. Haddish, the irrepressible star of the movie “Girls Trip” and an audacious stand-up comedian (“She Ready”), had click-clacked into the back entrance of the International Culinary Center in downtown Manhattan. She rode a jerky freight elevator four flights…

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Laughter and Love, a Gazillion Dates Later

Dr. Stanley Forwand spent six consecutive years searching online for the perfect woman. During that time, he doled out thousands of dollars on airline tickets and drove his Toyota Prius more than 70,000 miles to the homes of women he had met on dating apps, hoping to find “a steady and sane, loving partner for…

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Donald Trump Has Drained the Swamp (of Good Christmas Parties)

WASHINGTON — It would have been a swell party. There was an oyster tower made from solid ice and charcuterie tables piled high in every room. The Charles Orban Champagne was flowing. And the site of this annual soiree, hosted by the French ambassador at the official residence, is one pretty pile of bricks. What…

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My Friends Serve Underage Kids Alcohol. Should I Speak Up?

Our Adolescence columnist, the psychologist Lisa Damour, responds to a reader’s question. The question is lightly edited and is being published with the consent of the person who submitted it. [To submit a question, email AskDrDamour@nytimes.com.] ImageCredit…Lilli Carré Q. My longtime friends and I have college kids coming home for the holidays and we have…

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Finding Light at the Darkest Time of the Year

It was in the parking lot of the tree farm that I watched my son’s little feet walk ahead of me and thought to myself, this is what it feels like to get what you want. My whole world wrapped up in two people: my husband prepping the truck for the tree, and our son’s…

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Holiday Nights, Merry and Bright

April may be the cruelest month, but December, the darkest, can feel unkind, too. New York, however, offers its own illumination during these long, blustery nights, and not just Rockefeller Center’s seasonal sparkle. Here’s a guide to some of the lavish light displays across the city, including twinkling and towering sculptures, Chinese-style lantern shows and…

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What will you do with your body after you die? (video)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2019 — After you die, your body has quite a few options — from being turned into a diamond to helping solve a murder. This week, let us break down the possibilities so you can rest easy: https://youtu.be/1C0AF_y_Ms8. ### Reactions is a video series produced by the American Chemical Society and PBS…

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