| Jan 29, 2012
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
| Jan 1, 2012
It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
| Jul 10, 2011
New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...
| May 13, 2012
Fashion jewelry design is in the midst of a renaissance the likes of which we haven't seen since the 1980s. And Alexis Bittar blazed the trail. In the last two decades, the New York-based jewelry designer has gone from selling his signature colorful,...
| Mar 20, 2011
Recently a tartine smiled at me from a bakery case. I'm ashamed to say I didn't smile back.
I had just finished an elaborate New York City lunch. I had a train to catch. It didn't seem the time to take on a tartine, even a lovely one lounging on rustic...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 6:41 AM
Police are on the hunt for a man responsible for sexually assaulting a woman in a Thompson Street lobby in lower Manhattan.
They say on Friday, November 5 at 6 a.m., the suspect followed a woman inside her SoHo apartment building lobby, where he raped...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 12:48 PM
Fashion designer Sylvie Cachay has died under circumstances that detectives call mysterious, and the person police have in custody for questioning is her boyfriend, Nicholas Brooks.
He is the son of Joseph Brooks, 72, a songwriter who won an Academy...
| Aug 21, 2011
The brown-leather journal is my passport to Sept. 11, 2001. When I hold it in my hands, images and memories are no further away than yesterday.
I had no notebook with me when my husband and I dropped our children, 8 and 4, at school that morning. Then...
| Sep 12, 2010
Husband-and-wife designers Eric Martin and Diane Moss-Martin, co-founders of moody Los Angeles-based brand MartinMartin, chose a blinding white color palette for their first-ever boutique — an optically striking choice, considering that their...
| Oct 24, 2010
By the numbers it just doesn't seem right. Nearly 65% of American women are overweight, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, and of those, more than 35% are obese. Yet most designer collections end at size 10. And on hundreds of high-...
| Oct 24, 2010
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
238 pp., $25
Revolving around Peter and Rebecca Harris — fortysomething aesthetes in Manhattan's SoHo, he an art dealer and she the editor of an independent art journal —...