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  1. A New Jersey Town Actually Adds Beach Parking. And It's on the Beach.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | The New York Times

    It is about a third of a mile from the boardwalk, across the sand, to the ocean's edge, an intimidating journey for anyone lugging young children, ample beach gear or when the hot summer sun sends sand temperatures scalding. Dealt an abundance of space and sand, officials in Wildwood, N.J., have done what many towns up and down the Jersey Shore would consider unfathomable: turning part of its sizable beach space into sandy parking spots, even constructing a tunnel under the boardwalk to help cars reach the beach.


  2. Beatrix Hamburg, Barrier-Breaking Scholar, Is Dead at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The New York Times

    Beatrix Hamburg, who after breaking racial barriers at two major colleges became an important researcher in child development and psychology, working on subjects like school violence and peer counseling for students, died on Sunday in Washington. She was 94. Dr. Hamburg was the first self-identifying black woman to graduate from Vassar College, in 1944, and in 1948 she became the first black woman to graduate from the Yale Medical School.


  3. Art Review: A Sci-Fi Showdown at the Met Museum's Rooftop GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The New York Times

    Drama on the deck: The artist Huma Bhabha's installation for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Roof Garden, opening Tuesday, is "We Come in Peace." The title comes from "The Day the Earth Stood Still," and the two sculptures could stand for any balance of power or meeting.


  4. Restaurant Review: Oaxaca on the Gowanus: The Charms and Chiles of ClaroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    If you love Oaxacan food and live in New York City, it helps to be mobile. About half a million Mexican-Americans live here, too, and while more have been arriving from Oaxaca in recent years, very few have opened restaurants.


  5. Met Selects Pakistani Artist for Roof Garden CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    The art installation on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is always a much-anticipated rite of spring. This year, the Pakistani artist Huma Bhabha has been selected to create a site-specific work for the roof garden, the sixth in a series of commissions for the outdoor space, which will be on view from April 17 through Oct. 28. "Huma Bhabha's work is powerful and arresting, informed by a deep and sophisticated engagement with art history, architectural space, an interest in popular iconographies and keenly responsive to political narratives, both historic and current," said Shanay Jhaveri , an assistant curator of South Asian art at the Met, "which makes her the right artist at this time for the commission."


  6. Right at Home: For the Love of Christmas LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The New York Times

    When it comes to curb appeal, I'm usually all in. By the first warm days of spring, my stoop is awash with planters brimming with begonias, marigolds and petunias.


  7. Making Room for the Deaf in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The New York Times

    Millicent Simmonds doesn't like scary movies, but it's not because they frighten her. The cawing of birds, the heavy breathing on the phone, the dun-dun-dun-dun of the approaching shark - these are largely lost on Ms.


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