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Who Needs the Hamptons When You Have the Parker House?

They come for more than just cheap drinks. They come to feel like they’re back in high school at the coolest kid’s house on a Friday night having a total rager that could potentially be broken up any minute. “It’s like being at a house party,” said Barbara Onufrak, 23, who was waiting for a friend by the entrance. “You ...

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How to Sell a Frank Lloyd Wright House

“It’s like dealing with a group of theater critics. You’ve got to put on a good performance to generate accolades, and if you don’t, you’re going to hear from them,” said Paul Penfield, the owner of a Wright house in Ohio that was designed for his parents in 1953 and is now for sale. In his lifetime, Wright designed about ...

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Police See Wider Plot in Spain and Say Carnage Could Have Been Worse

One of Mr. Oukabir’s older brothers was among the four people arrested in connection with the attack. Investigators said they were working under the assumption that both attacks stemmed from an explosion late Wednesday at a residence in Alcanar that they had initially discounted as a gas accident. A European counterterrorism expert, who was briefed on the details of the ...

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Finding Your iPad Backup Files

Q. I prefer to keep my backups on the ground and out of the cloud, but where does my iPad backup file live on the computer when I back it up with iTunes? A. When you connect your iOS device to the Mac or PC and back up its data with Apple’s iTunes software, the resulting file is deposited in ...

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Walnuts for Weight Loss? – The New York Times

Photo Credit Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times A handful of walnuts may be an effective weight loss tool. Walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other substances and, in moderation, have been linked to reduced risk of obesity and diabetes. They may also efficiently reduce appetite. Researchers now may have found out why. They had nine hospitalized ...

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Late-Night Summer Offerings Include ‘Firestarter’ and ‘Crash’

Photo Drew Barrymore in “Firestarter.” Credit Universal Pictures Concerts in the park? Check. Days at the beach? Absolutely. But any must-do list of summer-in-the-city activities should also include a midnight movie or two, with the late-screening crowd spilling out onto the steamy streets afterward. Happily, several theaters offer films into the wee hours. In particular, Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn this ...

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Coping With Depression as Love Wins the Day

The two men wasted no time inviting her to one of the frequent gatherings they held at their house, an “intentional community” made up of eight members of the Episcopal Service Corps, a national network of young adults committed to living simply and serving their communities. Photo The Rev. Canon Vincent Black, the couple’s priest for the past three years, ...

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Sorrow and Scrutiny After a Teenager’s Death at Football Practice

“My immediate thought is that Navy SEAL training is brutally hard, generally, for men in the mid-20s who are some of the best athletes in the whole world. And most of them don’t make it through the training,” said Dr. Casa, the chief executive of the Korey Stringer Institute, an organization based in Connecticut focused on preventing the deaths of ...

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Meril, From Emeril Lagasse, Looks Beyond New Orleans for Inspiration

Photo A buttermilk biscuit. Credit Meril Even with three successful restaurants in New Orleans, Emeril Lagasse knew that there was room for a new addition to the city’s ebullient dining scene. Emeril’s New Orleans has long cultivated contemporary food in the city, while Emeril’s Delmonico offers a fresh take on Creole cuisine and NOLA Restaurant presents a taste of Acadiana, ...

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They Followed Their Wish List to the Bronx

But where to go? Last year, they gave themselves six months to find a place to buy. If they failed, they would rent again. In the meantime, they decided, the best option was to live with their mothers, both of whom owned houses. So the newlyweds temporarily split up. Continue reading the main story With a budget of up to ...

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