The Apron Throughout History

Ya’ara Keydar, a fashion historian, will discuss aprons and their cultural significance through the ages in this virtual program held on Zoom. The Jewish Food Society, which preserves and promotes Jewish food heritage, will also sell aprons on its website. Jewish Food Society Presents: “Aprons: From the Kitchen to the Runway With Fashion Historian Ya’ara…

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An Out-of-the-Ordinary Grocer

Daniel Soares, a fourth-generation Balducci, has opened a new pop-up of the produce and food stand he ran last year in Little Italy. This one is in Market Line, on the lower level of the huge Lower East Side market complex, and will be open until the end of the year, perhaps longer. Called Alimentari…

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AstraZeneca and Oxford Say Vaccine Is Up to 90 Percent Effective

AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford announced on Monday that their inexpensive, easy-to-produce coronavirus vaccine appears effective, the latest in a string of encouraging results this month from leading vaccine developers. An early analysis of data from late-stage clinical trials found that AstraZeneca’s vaccine was either 62 percent or 90 percent effective, depending on the…

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Everything That Happened During GucciFest

Fashion and entertainment collided last week with GucciFest, the Italian house’s latest venture. At the beginning of quarantine, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele penned several letter titled Notes from the Silence, which details his decision opt out of the “worn-out ritual of seasonalities and shows to regain a new cadence, closer to my expressive call.”…

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