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Fendi’s Gift to Rome: A Sculpture Shaped Like a Tree

The public art piece is also a way for the company to further bind its name “to Rome and to Italian beauty because we believe the Fendi brand is 100 percent made in Italy,” Mr. Beccari added. He said that when he arrived at Fendi in 2012, he changed the packaging logo from Fendi to Fendi Roma. Photo Mr. Penone ...

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From Hockey 101 to a Ph.D. in Nashville

Gerry Helper, a senior vice president and the team’s unofficial historian, worked through it all. Hopscotching from one expansion franchise to another, Helper arrived in October 1997 from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Until then, he had never visited Nashville, though its size reminded Helper of Buffalo, his hometown. Right away, he knew he wanted the fans here to feel the ...

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Drink Up, Business Travelers. The Minibar Is on the Way Out.

Closets, too, are being eliminated in favor of hanging racks, he said. “Or sometimes, there’s no place to hang your clothes at all.” Continue reading the main story Still, millennials — even extroverted ones who have earned that generation its reputation for valuing get-out-of-your-room-and-explore experiences — may not be to blame for rooms that have started feeling more space-age than ...

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Trump Comes to Israel Citing a Palestinian Deal as Crucial

Mr. Trump sought to showcase his friendship with Mr. Netanyahu as the two shared dinner with their wives and called each other “Donald” and “Bibi,” the prime minister’s nickname. Continue reading the main story But neither publicly cited any concrete steps in pursuing a peace agreement. Mr. Trump did not formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, as some ...

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A Vital Drug Runs Low, Though Its Base Ingredient Is in Many Kitchens

The shortage of sodium bicarbonate solution is only the latest example of an inexpensive hospital staple’s supply dwindling to a critical level. In recent years, hundreds of generic injectable drugs have become scarce, vexing hospital administrators and government officials, who have called on the manufacturers to give better notice when they are about to run short. Continue reading the main ...

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Tom Hardy to Star in ‘Venom’

Photo Tom Hardy Credit Andrew White for The New York Times He played a formidable villain for DC Comics, and now he’ll do the same for Marvel: Tom Hardy has signed on to lead “Venom,” a spinoff movie in Marvel’s expanding universe. Mr. Hardy will play Eddie Brock, a vengeful reporter who fuses with a powerful alien parasite to become ...

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Brand to Know: The Line That Focuses Only on Shirting

Slide Show Monographie’s Fall/Winter 2017 Collection CreditQuentin de Briey “You know, when you do a mono-product line, you need to feel inspired by it,” says Aude Castéja, the French designer behind the young brand Monographie. Her line is “mono” in that every garment is a riff on the same concept: shirting. In some cases, she has cut fabric away at ...

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Aaron Judge, His Bat Dulled, Makes Brilliant Catch in Yankees Win

The play by Judge showed that even on a day when he struck out four times, he could find ways to influence a game. It showed not just his raw athleticism, but the skills he refines each day in batting practice, when he spends 10 to 15 minutes in the outfield reading when the ball leaves the bat. Photo With ...

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Cool Cruises Around Iceland – The New York Times

Photo Husavik is in northern Iceland. A summer cruise around Iceland is an ideal way to appreciate the country’s landscape, which includes geysers, waterfalls and glaciers. Diane Eide, an Iceland specialist at Travel Experts, said such a trip was “a convenient way to see much of the country because driving from place to place takes a lot of time.” An ...

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