Why ‘black Panther’ Is A Defining Moment For Black America

Ryan Coogler’s film is a vivid re-imagination of something black Americans have cherished for centuries — Africa as a dream of our wholeness, greatness and self-realization.


A Bar Is A Bar, But A Tavern, That’s History

THERE are many places to have a beer in the state, and then there are taverns. In Connecticut, there is a legal distinction between a bar and a tavern. Bars can serve whatever you're having, includ


One Artist’s life-changing Morning Drink

Every day, instead of coffee, Ana Kras drinks a chai latte of adaptogenic herbs, an ancient way to fortify the body against maladies.


In Wine Country, Wildfires Take A Toll On Vintages And Tourism

Fatal fires that have devastated parts of Northern California this week engulfed several wineries and destroyed several hotels and restaurants.


How Cold Brew Changed The Coffee Business

The iced coffee drink has lifted the industry, creating enormous summertime demand for coffee and a whole new audience.


When Jack Daniel’s Failed To Honor A Slave, An Author Rewrote History

The whiskey maker backed away from a promise to acknowledge its debt to a black distiller — until Fawn Weaver swooped into town and took up the cause.

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View From The River Café: 40 Years Of Feasts And Firsts

This special-occasion restaurant on the East River in Brooklyn was in many ways a pioneer, yet its understated charm and elegant owner still thrive.


In New Orleans, A Tasteful Lodging In An Art Deco Gem

The nine-story Ace Hotel New Orleans boasts a bustling first-floor restaurant and lobby bar, a rooftop pool with striking views of the city skyline.


New C.d.c. Chief Saw Coca-cola As Ally In Obesity Fight

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said she would consider taking money from Coke for C.D.C. programs despite the agency’s having cut ties with the company in the past.


Allegra Goodman: By The Book

The author of “The Chalk Artist” admires Mary Garth in “Middlemarch”: “She is not only brave and witty, but totally sane. That’s hard to write. Madness is easy. A character with good sense

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