What Would You Serve With Gin and Juice? At the Table With Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Martha Stewart arrived for dinner at the back-room chef’s table of the Nice Guy restaurant here recently, on what happened to be Taco Tuesday. The specialty of the house, the waitress told her, was its own interpretation of a Jack in the Box taco, a staple of Southern California drive-through fast-food …

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The Closer: Michelle Obama

WASHINGTON — The emails to Michelle Obama began flooding in minutes after she spoke out at an October rally in New Hampshire, her voice shaking, about Donald J. Trump’s treatment of women. Sexual assault victims recounted their trauma, fathers poured out anxieties about unhealthy influences on their sons, and a distraught parent agonized over how …

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Cast Pours It On During a Bar Crawl

In the middle of an anxiety-inducing World Series Game 7, six days out from a presidential election, a bar crawl in New York City offered a brief glimpse into an alternate universe governed by some very well-known bartenders. The event was hosted, and staffed, on Wednesday by the service industry stars of “Vanderpump Rules,” a …

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Luvvie Ajayi: The Internet’s Newest Comic Phenom

She has been hailed by Bono and Shonda Rhimes for her singular voice and stinging political commentary. Her new book, “I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual,” debuted at No. 5 on the New York Times best-seller list in October, thanks in part to fans of her blog, Awesomely Luvvie, and her Facebook and Twitter platforms. …

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Night Out: Jennifer Grey Is Having the Time of Her Life

Night Out By STEVEN McELROY When Jennifer Grey insists you march your two left feet out onto the dance floor and learn the basics of bachata, a type of dancing that originated in the Dominican Republic, good luck resisting this gale force. You may lurch and stumble, but you go. It’s not that she is …

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Corner Office: Deirdre Quinn: If a Meeting Starts at 9, Be There at 8

Corner Office By ADAM BRYANT This interview with Deirdre Quinn, chief executive of Lafayette 148 New York, a women’s fashion site, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. Tell me about your early years. A. I grew up in a small town called Cresskill, N.J. I was an average student, but I had a …

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Vows: Seeking a Driver’s License Led to a Marriage License

Vows By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI The road from the first to a second kiss shared between Marlena Baldacci and Ryan Militana, a stretch of 14 years, began with a driver’s education class. “Ryan was sitting in the row behind me and would not stop talking to me, and we got kicked out of the class,” …

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21st-Century Man: Suket Dhir, Men’s Wear Designer, From Delhi to the World

NEW DELHI — In a stifling office on the second floor of an anonymous building along a dusty lane in Lado Sarai — the new hub for young artists in a corner of the southwestern part of this capital city — a 38-year-old men’s wear designer Vogue.com has called a “global fashion superstar in the …

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