Late last month in Prospect Park, I ran past a patch of purple crocuses practically glowing in the sun. March temperatures may slouch below freezing and snow may blanket the ground, but nothing can stop the lengthening days from enticing shoots from the soil and people’s moods out of their wintry doldrums. It can snow…Details
PARIS — Rick Owens, paramour of the strange and the so-called prince of the underground, can seem like he’s on another planet, but he may actually be the most relevant designer of the season. There he was, standing in the depths of the Palais de Tokyo, the contemporary art museum, wearing giant platform shoes and…Details
Without cultural norms to guide them, some men are forging a new grandparenting path.
Experts share tips for getting over the resistance.
Ben Hart, who lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, runs ToastWiz, an A.I. wedding speech-writing business that provides best men, maids of honor and couples’ parents with scripted remarks. He started the service in December, after a bout of nerves gripped him a few years ago at his own mother’s wedding, when he had headed to…Details
In the summer of 1897, 20 Black U.S. Army infantrymen cycled 1,900 miles on fixed-gear, state-of-the-art bikes from Fort Missoula, Mont., to St. Louis. The Army ordered the grueling expedition to see whether soldiers could form a bicycle corps. Newspapers chronicled their progress as they pedaled 50 miles a day in mud and sand, through…Details
BALTIMORE — Buprenorphine, a medication to treat opioid addiction, has quietly stabilized Randall Lambert’s drug use over the past 15 years, even as chaos surrounded him. He cycled in and out of rehab facilities and jail, but the buprenorphine he took eased his heroin cravings and kept him from withdrawal. He is now sober, living…Details
They waved hello, but didn’t talk that day. Over the next few weeks, they texted each other often and made several attempts to arrange a meeting, but their schedules never synced. Ms. Rueda said they weren’t trying very hard — they had both just ended long-term relationships and weren’t eager to jump into something new.…Details
She had the most beautiful profile. I don’t mean her dating profile, which is how we connected. I mean the side of her actual face. Her features — from her long brown hair to her flat-tipped nose, voluptuous lips and strong rounded chin — were full of character. And she was smart, firing back funny…Details
Beverly Bảo Ngọc Pham and Brett Andrew Lynch did not expect their engagement to go viral on social media. Alas, that’s what happened when they posted their traditional Vietnamese engagement ceremony, which included a procession of their families, an exchange of gifts, permission from their families and an ancestral prayer. Also following tradition, Ms. Pham’s…Details