The Virtues of a Summer Job

Money | Business & Investing

In parts of the country where students will return to school in mid-August, much of the summer is already gone and employers may not be as eager to hire as they were in the spring. But often, entry-level jobs suitable for teenagers have high turnover, so it’s worth checking again, even if you didn’t find […]

July 14, 2018

A Soup for All Seasons (Even Summer)

Food, Drinks, & Events

City Kitchen With a pesto topping and handfuls of freshly picked vegetables, this light minestrone is a welcome antidote to those days of big eating. Ready in a half-hour or so, this minestrone brims with summer vegetables.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times What would you like for dinner? At our house, soup is often […]

July 7, 2018

Move on Myrtle all summer long

Food, Drinks, & Events

Myrtle Avenue Plaza in Clinton Hill is officially open, and The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is celebrating by hosting free weekly events all summer long. Sponsored by TD Bank, the “Move on Myrtle” event series has something for everyone—sing-alongs for kids, morning yoga, lunchtime jazz, sunset dance parties, and more! Visitors to the plaza can […]

July 7, 2018

Out with school, in with summer

Food, Drinks, & Events

North Brooklyn is where the fireworks viewing opps are at this year. Photo: Brooklyn Barge School’s out for summmmeerrr! 🎶 Alice Cooper’s anthem encapsulates the feeling that kids have as school ends and the summer stretches ahead of them. Depending on your perspective, you either share that feeling of excitement — say if you are simply dropping […]

July 5, 2018

Trayvon Martin docuseries sets summer premiere date


Paramount Network has slotted July 30 at 10 p.m. for the premiere of “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.” The network also unveiled the full trailer for the six-part original docuseries, which recounts the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin, whose 2012 shooting death polarized the nation and gave rise to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Trayvon […]

July 3, 2018

These minuscule bikini bottoms are taking over summer

Fashion & Style

Gird your loins! These ultraskimpy, high-waisted “drawstring” bikini bottoms are sweeping Instagram. Thanks to the suit’s skinny strap and the way the fabric’s bunched up, the internet has dubbed it the “loincloth bikini.” Supermodels Elsa Hosk and Emily Ratajkowski are frolicking in the sexy look, which shows off everything from their hip cleavage to their… […]

June 27, 2018

Here’s Your Summer Hair Guide

Fashion & Style

Just when you thought you’d solved your transitional winter-to-spring hair woes, here comes chlorine, sunshine, salt water and humidity. If your usual routine is to throw your hands in the air and deal with it all in September, have a look at these new products and D.I.Y. routines. Lighten Up, Gently Remember Sun In? The […]

June 12, 2018

10 ways to kickstart summer

Food, Drinks, & Events

Summer will be gone before you know it. Take time to make some memories. It’s easier than you think with these suggestions. Photo: World Science Festival It’s already June. What happened to spring? It seems summer is already in full swing, the school year is wrapping up, and time is seeming to fly by at […]

June 1, 2018

The Tastes of Summer, Ranked

Food, Drinks, & Events

Peach vs. watermelon. Kielbasa vs. hot dog. Fudgsicle vs. Chipwich. New York Times food critics and writers assess the season’s peak pleasures. CreditKelsey McClellan for The New York Times The first cool bite off a watermelon wedge. The snap of a hot dog just pulled off the grill. The salty, crisp French fry, dragged through […]

May 25, 2018
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