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What I Did for Journalism: Hanging With the Cabana Boys at the Silver Gull Beach Club

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The . In this piece, the Metro reporter Corey Kilgannon looks...

In Jamaica, Running in Usain Bolt's Footsteps

“However, we have a lot of rolling hills, beautiful weather, scenic countryside and sandy beaches, which makes it enjoyable for long-distance running, too.” In 2012,...

Adding Personal Flourishes to 112 Square Feet of Paradise

Ms. Fezza, 55, has been a Silver Gull member for a decade. That makes her a newbie at this oceanfront summer colony near the western...

Kerri Walsh Jennings Seeks Olympic Success With a New Partner

They beat April Ross and Jennifer Kessy, who earned silver. After the final point, the four American women congratulated one another, and .... I didn't...

Spare Times for Children Listings for June 10-16

Supplemented with artifacts from the society's own collection — like a jersey worn by Sandy Koufax and a ball signed by Thelma Eisen of the...

NY / Region|No 'Silver Bullet' as Subways in the Northeast Show Their Age

Hurricane Sandy flooded New York's subway in 2012, damaging several tunnels under the East River. The Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn is reeling over plans for...

Minnesota Law School, Facing Waning Interest, Cuts Admissions

David Wippman, the dean of the University of Minnesota Law School, said raising tuition was not an option for combating a decline in applications. Credit...

Americas|Sperm Donor's Profile Hid Mental Illness and Crime, Lawsuits Say

But in 2014, about seven years after Ms. Collins gave birth to their son, she and her partner, Elizabeth Hanson, made an upsetting discovery after...

Mary Beard and Her 'Battle Cry' Against Internet Trolling

Mary Beard, silver-haired and red-shod, was seated in front of a packed house at Lincoln Center one recent Thursday morning, addressing an annual conference called...

'The Dig,' by John Preston

The first was physical: silver, gold, jewels, left to accompany a king on his way to the next world. But there was also the revelation...

Television|'The Americans' Season 4, Episode 3: Who's Up for a Trip to Epcot?

But once again he was saved at the last minute — saved by, of all things, the glanders virus, which appears to have escaped its...

Tainted-Water Worries Spread to Vermont Village

The spokeswoman, Dina Silver Pokedoff, said Saint-Gobain had offered to pay for bottled water and filtration systems for those affected. ... Their next-door neighbor, Sandy...

A Leisurely Return for the New York State Legislature

A month into this year's legislative session — and two months after the corruption convictions of Sheldon Silver and Dean G. Skelos, the former leaders...

New Hampshire Primary: Live Results and Updates

“Once you start doing well, especially in a large field like this, you become a target,” he said. He recalled the “terrible amount of negative...

Felines Take Stage at Catdance, DeVito Talks Blizzard Plan

By Sandy Cohen. ____. GIFTS GALORE. Coming out of the snow into Kari Feinstein's Style Lounge, stars headed straight for Freed's collection of coats and...

Sandy and Joan Weill and the $20 Million Gift That Went Awry

If Mr. and Mrs. Weill have given back an enormous amount, it is partly because they know what it is like not to have the...

To Judge, Lawyer's Cooperation Doesn't Offset Corruption

The sentencing came as the government has been prosecuting two other high-profile lawmakers — Sheldon Silver, the former New York State Assembly speaker, and Dean...

One Paris Boutique Takes Inspiration From the Catskills

Nishijima, along with his jewelry-designer partner, Jodi Busby (whose delicately cast bronze, silver and gold bracelets and necklaces are also in the show), runs D...

Bronx Planting Caps Off a Drive to Add a Million Trees

The Million Trees NYC campaign in New York was supposed to take 10 years, but the initiative finished two years ahead of schedule, despite Tropical...

Things to Do in Connecticut, Oct. 16 to 25, 2015

“Metanoia,” Elizabeth Meyer. “Here and Now,” Howard Fromson. Through Jan. 16. Suggested donation, $3; members and cinema patrons, free. Daily, 2 to 9 p.m.; and...

Relief for Local Rail Woes Is Taking Shape in Concrete by the Hudson

... a job that became a bit easier in 2012 after Hurricane Sandy flooded the existing two-tube tunnel under the Hudson, disrupting the lives of...

Teaching the Marriage of Music and Lyrics

Bill Charlap popped a preview of his latest CD, “The Silver Lining,” in the music player last month as he drove from his new job...

Things to Do in Connecticut, Oct. 9 to 18, 2015

“Metanoia,” Elizabeth Meyer. Through Jan. 16. “Here and Now,” Howard Fromson. Oct. 17 through Jan. 16. Suggested donation, $3; members and cinema patrons, free. Daily,...

Port Antonio: Jamaica Unplugged

FOR MANY YEARS, Port Antonio, a junglehemmed town on Jamaica's northeast coast, was synonymous with a specific kind of languorous glamour, best illustrated by a...

Rodarte's Poetic, Less-Is-More Beauty Look

Unlike past seasons, when models sported eyebrow piercings and rhinestone-dappled lids, there were no arresting beauty looks in Rodarte's spring/summer 2016 show. Or as the...

Queen Elizabeth II: Key Moments in Her Reign

Queen Elizabeth II set the record as the longest-serving British monarch on Wednesday, when around 5:30 p.m. British time she had ruled 23,226 days, 16...

Kazan, a Russian Cultural Hub, Finds It's Good at Sports

Weiss left with gold and silver medals, a World University Games record in the 400-meter individual medley and an appreciation of the ancient city's newfound...

Photos That Make Light a Subject

(blog) (blog)“To me, photography is film, and the alchemy of silver and light and chemicals is still really important.” And like analog photographs themselves,...

How Does Paul Rudd Work?

On a Friday night in May, I met Paul Rudd to see a play on Broadway. In advancing the task of examining his fundamental Ruddness,...

A Mountain Triathlon That Takes Friendships to the Extreme

Brad Hayman, Jackson Spellman and I took our own tack, swimming parallel to the bank as we headed for a sandy point a little more...

A Transformation at the Battery, 21 Years in the Making

Mitchell J. Silver, the New York City parks commissioner, approved a proposal in February to shorten the name of Battery Park to the more historically...

'James Merrill: Life and Art,' by Langdon Hammer

Some people are born with a silver spoon, but the poet James Merrill — son of a founder of Merrill Lynch — had whole place...

At Home With Michael A. Clinton of Hearst Magazines

Then there are the Nepalese bells on the windowsill in the bedroom, the silver-and-tin coffee urns from souks in Turkey and Morocco that sit on...

New York City Starts Car Loan Program to Curb Abusive Practices

When Hurricane Sandy destroyed her car, Rhoda Branche was desperate for another. But just a year later, she could not wait to get rid of...

Sandy Alderson Defends Mets' Handling of Zack Wheeler

Sandy Alderson, the Mets' general manager, generally appears calm and measured when he addresses the news media, even when the questioning gets a little intense.

Yet Another One: Mets Lose Zack Wheeler

“We don't think it's serious because it's something that he's experienced before,” General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters that day. But as it turned out,...

Elizabeth Ackerman, Matthew LaCasse

Elizabeth Warren Ackerman and Matthew Parrish LaCasse were married Saturday at the Big Sky Chapel in Big Sky, Mont. The Rev. Brad Lartigue, a Southern...

Cruising the Past, from Baltimore to Charleston

Our driver and guide, Sandy, knew her pirate legends. Blackbeard ... Martha was the first tour guide to refer to the Civil War as the...

A Writing Retreat by Rail, From Paris to the Côte d'Azur

The TGV train raced south from Paris in a streak of silver and blue to the French Riviera at 200 miles an hour. That's the...

'Agent Storm: My Life Inside Al Qaeda and the CIA,' by Morten Storm

Among Storm's first C.I.A. contacts was a woman he knew as “Amanda,” whom he later realized was Elizabeth Hanson, killed in the 2009 bombing of...

Plugged-In Over Preppy: Teenagers Favor Tech Over Clothes

In January, the chief executive of American Eagle, Robert L. Hanson, left the company after only two years in the position. And that same month,...

A Two-Handed Push Elevates Phoenix Mercury to No. 1

SFGate MINNEAPOLIS — Players for the Phoenix Mercury, the best team in the W.N.B.A., take their cues from two equally competitive people: their new coach, Sandy...

They're Going to Need a Bigger Gift Shop

After the nearly 40 years since “Jaws” first flashed its pearly whites on the silver screen, the mindless man-devouring machine at the center of the...