From Clocks

Vows: The Sound of Music Is in His Blood and Now His Heart

Vows By LOIS SMITH BRADY When Nathaniel Peters goes for a walk, he often sings aloud, which may be a genetic trait. His great-grandparents were Maria and Georg von Trapp, who founded the Trapp Family Singers with their children and whose story was the basis for “The Sound of Music.” Mr. Peters, 30, also appears …

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Night Out: Behind the Scenes With Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family on Tonys Night

Night Out By KATHERINE ROSMAN Over the weekend that ended with “Hamilton” winning 11 Tony Awards, Lin-Manuel Miranda and his family stayed at the Mandarin Oriental, a luxury hotel near Columbus Circle. Mr. Miranda and his wife, Vanessa Nadal-Miranda, were staying on the 46th floor, while his mother and father were on the 47th. The …

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Scene Stealers: What a ‘Ghostbusters’ Online Attack Says About the Digital Age

Scene Stealers By BROOKS BARNES LOS ANGELES — The rage was immediate. As soon as the Hollywood trades reported that Sony Pictures was going to reboot “Ghostbusters” with women in the lead roles, internet trolls tumbled out of their caves to insta-condemn the effort. As with most online nastiness, the face of the outcry was …

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Margaret Heldt, Hairdresser Who Built the Beehive, Dies at 98

Margaret Vinci Heldt, a Chicago beautician who, with the aid of hair spray and a favorite hat, redefined coiffure for women of the 1960s and the decades beyond when she created the sky-scraping hairdo known as the beehive, died on Friday in Elmhurst, Ill. She was 98. The cause was heart failure, said her daughter, …

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Considering the Future of London Collections Men

By ELIZABETH PATON June 12, 2016 LONDON — The designer Paul Smith was contemplating whether Britain would leave the European Union as he stood in the basement of his Albemarle Street store on Thursday night, the eve of the spring 2017 season of the London Collections Men shows. “I suppose whatever will be will be,” the designer …

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Will This Guy Shut Off the Lights in the Sanders Campaign?

By ALESSANDRA STANLEY June 11, 2016 Twenty-eight years ago, Jeff Weaver was a lowly campaign aide driving an obscure left-wing Congressional candidate around Vermont in a Yugo. Now, Mr. Weaver is well known enough from his stinging appearances in the press and on television to be slammed by Cher. In April, the singer called #JeffWeaver “scum” on …

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Vows: Writers for ‘30 Rock’ and ‘The Mindy Project’ Have Lots of Plot Twists

June 10, 2016 By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM When a witty young woman named Tracey Wigfield joined the writing staff of “The Mindy Project” in early 2013, Adam Countee was dumbstruck. “I don’t want anything to appear treacly in print, but I honestly fell in love with her the day I met her,” he said. That …

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Tiny Home Test Drive

By PENELOPE GREEN June 10, 2016 Last week, the first tenants moved into the city’s first micro apartment development on East 27th Street. I did, too, for one night. Tucked into a New York City Housing Authority site, on a spot between First and Second Avenues that was once a parking lot, and flanked by linden and …

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