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Thomas Piketty Tours U.S. for His New Book

published about 12 hours ago
Thomas Piketty Tours U.S. for His New Book
The reception for his “Capital in the 21st Century” has led the French economist Thomas Piketty to Washington’s halls of power and New York’s media outlets.
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T Magazine: Chic in Review | Pharrell’s Next Collaboration, Karl Lagerfeld’s Destination Fashion Show and Alexander Wang’s First Instagram

published about 12 hours ago
T Magazine: Chic in Review | Pharrell’s Next Collaboration, Karl Lagerfeld’s Destination Fashion Show and Alexander Wang’s First Instagram
Plus, the latest in shopping technology, Tavi Gevinson’s upcoming TV appearance and more from the week in style.

Opera Review: ‘I Puritani’ Revisits the English Civil War

published about 12 hours ago
Opera Review: ‘I Puritani’ Revisits the English Civil War
The Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Bellini’s “I Puritani” includes the Met debut of the Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko.
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The Latest Bridal Dress Collections Showed Few New Wrinkles

published about 12 hours ago
The Latest Bridal Dress Collections Showed Few New Wrinkles
With few exceptions, the latest crop of bridal gowns showed few new wrinkles.

Delayed Viewing Plumps Up ‘Mad Men’ Audience

published about 12 hours ago
Three days of recorded viewing indicated that the show added close to 75 percent more viewers in some categories.
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Tim Dowling: no smoke without fire

published about 2 hours ago
Tim Dowling: no smoke without fire
A rotating cast of the eldest's new university mates and old school friends have colonised our kitchen. For a fortnight Continue reading...

Secret Teacher: if you want teachers to be happy in the job, show them respect

published about 3 hours ago
Secret Teacher: if you want teachers to be happy in the job, show them respect
Valuing and supporting students is a fundamental part of teaching. So why don't we show the same concern for our colleagues? asks Secret Teacher More ... more

National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: First Lady’s Visit Draws Criticism

published about 6 hours ago
Some Topeka high school students and their parents said they would rather keep their graduation day just a family affair, and not include Michelle Obama.

Group fighting to preserve district for Steel

published about 6 hours ago
A May 1 vote will determine if Steel Elementary remains a district-run school or a charter.

Go Forth and Conquer, but Postpone the Selfie

published about 6 hours ago
Go Forth and Conquer, but Postpone the Selfie
Bryant University in Rhode Island has told its graduating seniors not to take pictures of themselves with their cellphones when they come onstage for their ... more

On the Street | Video: Bill Cunningham | Two-Tone Spring

published about 11 hours ago
On the Street | Video: Bill Cunningham | Two-Tone Spring
The contrasts of spring in New York and Paris.

White House Hosts ‘Next Generation’ Young and Rich

published about 11 hours ago
White House Hosts ‘Next Generation’ Young and Rich
The White House hosts “next generation” philanthropists about to step into billions.

T Magazine: Chic in Review | Pharrell’s Next Collaboration, Karl Lagerfeld’s Destination Fashion Show and Alexander Wang’s First Instagram

published about 11 hours ago
T Magazine: Chic in Review | Pharrell’s Next Collaboration, Karl Lagerfeld’s Destination Fashion Show and Alexander Wang’s First Instagram
Plus, the latest in shopping technology, Tavi Gevinson’s upcoming TV appearance and more from the week in style.

The Latest Bridal Dress Collections Showed Few New Wrinkles

published about 12 hours ago
The Latest Bridal Dress Collections Showed Few New Wrinkles
With few exceptions, the latest crop of bridal gowns showed few new wrinkles.

T Magazine: Rules of Style | Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss on Dressing for Coachella, Melt-Proof Makeup and the Virtues of Normcore

published about 12 hours ago
T Magazine: Rules of Style | Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss on Dressing for Coachella, Melt-Proof Makeup and the Virtues of Normcore
The noise-pop frontwoman discusses what she packed for the festival, her beauty arsenal and the importance of covering one’s rear.

Eric Korsh to Run the Kitchen at North End Grill

published about 11 hours ago
Eric Korsh to Run the Kitchen at North End Grill
Mr. Korsh, who was the chef and a partner at Calliope in Manhattan, will replace Floyd Cardoz, who is leaving on April 30.

City Kitchen: Toasted to Perfection, Gradually

published about 12 hours ago
City Kitchen: Toasted to Perfection, Gradually
To end up with a good piece of toast: aim for the perfect color (golden), the perfect texture (it should have a little “give” in ... more

A Good Appetite: Left With the Crumbs? Lucky You

published about 14 hours ago
Homemade bread crumbs put the sawdust in the can to shame. It’s far better to make your own — and then turn them into a ... more

T Magazine: Visiting the Source | A Chef in the Field: Duck Eggs

published 1 day ago
With more fat and cholesterol than a chicken egg — and a larger, lusher yolk —it’s no wonder that a single duck egg makes a plate ... more

Hungry City: Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns Ramen in Hell’s Kitchen

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Hungry City: Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns Ramen in Hell’s Kitchen
At Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns Ramen in Hell’s Kitchen, the chef’s specialty is as much theater as comfort food.

T Magazine: By Design | The Three Breakout Stars of the Milan Furniture Fair

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T Magazine: By Design | The Three Breakout Stars of the Milan Furniture Fair
While this year’s Salone offered tons of star power, there were also promising young talents if you knew where to look, most notably Ferréol Babin, ... more

Currents: Events: Dutch Design, Up for Bid

published 2 days ago
Currents: Events: Dutch Design, Up for Bid
On April 23, three dozen Droog pieces will be offered at Heritage Auctions in Dallas.

The Details: In Milan, Putting a Pretty Face on It

published 2 days ago
At the recent furniture fair, a challenged industry resorts to the ultimate strategy: making livable, or at least lovable, products.

Shopping With Lauren Rottet: Occasional Tables: Holding Their Liquor

published 2 days ago
These pieces should be just large enough to park your drink on.

On Location: Stockton, N.J.: It’s All 1810 to Them

published 2 days ago
On Location: Stockton, N.J.: It’s All 1810 to Them
A painstaking home restoration brings a couple closer to American history — and to each other.

Disney's Aulani helps elevate Ko Olina as a destination

published about 5 hours ago
Disney's Aulani helps elevate Ko Olina as a destination
Ko Olina on Oahu's west shore boasts Disney's impressive, family-friendly Aulani, and other attractive options including the Ihilani and Ko Olina Beach Villas Resort.KO OLINA, ... more

Sacred Hawaiian site is reborn in Maui's Maliko Gulch

published about 5 hours ago
Sacred Hawaiian site is reborn in Maui's Maliko Gulch
Landowners cleaning up a longtime garbage dump discover stone-carved pictographs revealing an ancient birthing pool.MAKAWAO, Maui — "Don't ask for anything while you are in ... more

Risk of Death Doesn't Stop Everest Climbers

published about 10 hours ago
Risk of Death Doesn't Stop Everest Climbers
If climbers eyeing Mount Everest were intimidated by the possibility of death, they would have stopped a long time ago.Instead, they keep coming, in growing ... more

In Transit Blog: A Beer Vacation Is On Tap in Chicago

published about 12 hours ago
In Transit Blog: A Beer Vacation Is On Tap in Chicago
Lagunitas Brewing Company, which will open a facility in Chicago in May, is partnering with the JW Marriott in the city for a “Beercation” travel ... more

Uber and Lyft Price Wars Could Take Their Toll

published about 12 hours ago
Uber and Lyft Price Wars Could Take Their Toll
Uber and Lyft are driving in opposite directions when it comes to how much they charge you for a ride.On Thursday, Uber announced that it ... more