In November 2017, Varun Anand sat next to Hannah Smith at a bar in Manhattan’s West Village. They were attending the going-away party of a friend who Mr. Anand had worked with in 2016 on the Clinton presidential campaign, and who Ms. Smith worked with in 2012 on the Obama campaign. “We covered a ton…Details
It all started at a bar on St. Patrick’s Day in 2014. Valeria Estefania Dueñas was at the Brass Monkey in Washington celebrating her cousin’s birthday. John Harrison Garfinkel was there for St. Patrick’s Day drinks with friends. “I saw Valeria — and Valeria’s about 5-foot-5 — so she’s not short, but she’s having trouble…Details
The Untermyer Gardens Conservancy, which restores and maintains the 43-acre former estate in Yonkers, N.Y., celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sept. 14 with a sunset party. The event honored Stephen F. Byrns, the conservancy’s longtime president, and Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader of the New York State Senate. A garden tour was followed by a…Details
The first time I heard my father’s voice he had been dead for 53 years. It all started when my cousin, who lives in Jerusalem, gave me 25 audio reels in round metal cans. She had found them while cleaning out her parents’ home there. “They’re of your father singing opera,” my cousin told me…Details
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department moved on Thursday to block a bankruptcy plan that grants broad legal immunity to the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma, whose drug OxyContin has been at the heart of the nation’s opioid epidemic. William K. Harrington, the U.S. trustee for the Justice Department, filed a motion in federal court to halt…Details
There’s no denying the divine pleasures of fall cooking, as those fresh, fast summer dishes give way to warm stews, hearty casseroles and sips of bourbon. Below are more than two dozen recipes that the New York Times Food staff looks forward to making as we transition into the most charming season of the year.…Details
While we tend to worry about inhaling viral particles like the coronavirus, new research shows the air quality at work may have subtle effects on cognitive function.
Doctors have poked and prodded NASA astronauts for years, and the astronauts, as government employees, have largely acceded to their roles as test animals in studying how an alien environment — outer space — affects the human body. But professional astronauts have historically been a small slice of humanity. Initially, they were chosen from the…Details
On the white-washed rooftop of the PUBLIC Hotel in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, celebrity stylist Dani Michelle looked most at home with a pair of stilettos in her hands. Accompanied by a team of Designer Shoe Warehouse publicists and tastemakers, she floated past the trays of champagne flutes and well-dressed, well-credentialed guests to survey a…Details
Las bebidas carbonatadas y saborizadas sin azúcar son más recomendables que los jugos o refrescos. Pero no te excedas, dicen los expertos.