The dedication of the 9/11 Memorial Sunday will evoke many emotions. Instrumental in bringing about the memorial are three Americans who were strangers on 9/11 but ultimately became linked by the terrible events of the day.
Michelle Obama, Alice Waters among others receive an inaugural award that recognizes efforts to create a healthier, safer, and more sustainable food world.
A new Southern cookbook, a website that unites local newspapers, and the thrilling soundtrack to J. J. Abrams' 'Super 8', and more recommendations.
Once home to playwright Tennessee Williams and artist Jackson Pollock, Provincetown, Massachusetts, located on the tip of Cape Cod, is the oldest continuous art community in the US. Small, historical artists’ shacks along the Cape Cod National Seashore's famous dunes are rented out weekly through a lottery. Access to the dunes is carefully restricted to avoid erosion, making these shacks the perfect isolated spot to create.
Former first lady Betty Ford's triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center in California. Mrs. Ford passed on Friday.
New York has legalized gay marriage after a week of delays. Celebrations erupted and the Empire State building was lit up in rainbow pride colors.
Sean Wilentz's study of enigmatic music icon Bob Dylan is at once a time-hopping biography; a catalog of Dylan’s myriad, eclectic influences; and a primer on American music.
In honor of Record Store Day (which I imagine the GOP wants to get rid of), I've compiled my own fairly random list of top ten album covers. The criteria was simple: I'd hang it on my wall. . . if I hung record jackets on my wall. Enjoy!
On a mission to find the best hot chocolate in New York, two researchers discover that most of the best brews have European origins.