All About Corn at the New School

It’s getting to be harvest time, and Topic48, a food consulting company that works on educational projects, is holding a two-day conference all about corn. Mira Evnine and Johanna Kolodny, the organizers, are gathering panelists, including Marion Nestle of New York University; Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills; the food historian Darra Goldstein; and Alyshia Gálvez,…

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It’s a Pasta BLT!

Good morning. New York’s starting to empty out, all the therapists decamping for the Cape and islands, the novelists down the shore, accountants to the Dells, engineers to float camps in the Bob. Among many other things, it’s a great time to find parking. Me, I’m holding down the fort in the kitchen for a…

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Shopping for Hammocks

For relaxing in comfort, there’s nothing better than a hammock. Just ask the London-based designer Ilse Crawford, or her husband and partner in Stuidoilse, Oscar Peña. They not only have their own at home, but also frequently install them in interior design projects for clients. “We love them,” Ms. Crawford said. “Hammocks have been part…

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