A Hologram Delivered the Toast

He proposed in December of 2019, inside the house they had just bought together, in Toronto. They set their wedding date for May 29, 2021, at an indoor venue, but like so many couples, the coronavirus forced them to change their plans. They postponed it to summer, moving it outdoors. They were married by Dean…

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Making a Bid For Love

In April 2010, Albert Rupert Gladden was hoping that luck was on his side. He was at a fund-raising event for New York Needs You, now named America Needs You, an organization that promotes college completion for first-generation students. The fund-raiser included a silent auction, where attendees could bid on lunches with various executives in…

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Summer Squash Has the Range

I was stunned by the summer squash at the market this weekend — table after table of long, yellow and green zucchini with drooping, shaggy blossoms still attached; tiny patty pans, dimpled all the way around; and lumpy tangles of goosenecks. I went for some shiny-skinned zucchini, and have been eating them raw, cooked and…

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