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Where to Eat Lobster in New York City

Just a few months ago, it seemed like there might not be enough lobster to go around come summertime, but as it turns out, we’re going to be just …

Lobster

Aland, Seoul’s Best-Kept (Affordable!) Shopping Secret, Opens a Flagship in Brooklyn

Exactly 13 summers ago, two sisters opened a small studio and showroom in front of Hongik University in Seoul. South Korea’s now swelling fashion scene was yet nascent, and Kinam and Jung Eun Jung had a peculiar proposition: to stock not a single designer brand, but a tightly edited selection of …

South Korea

Watch This Man Try to Break the Record for Paper Airplane Flight

This Friday, an attempt to make history takes flight: John Collins, otherwise known as The Paper Airplane Guy, will try to fly a paper airplane …

World Records

Sleeves, Please! 18 Summer Dresses You Can Wear Anywhere

Summer dresses are a dime a dozen and we've covered our favorites already, from Zara's biggest dress trend to the summer dress you should never wear …

Clothing

Lessons in fearless creativity from composer Max Richter

In the latest episode of Creative Conversation, Richter explains how he’s pushing his creativity to unfamiliar places–and why you should too.<p>Listen to the latest episode of <i>Fast Company</i>‘s podcast <i>Creative Conversation</i> featuring composer Max Richter here.<p>Max Richter’s work has colored everything from …

Creativity

Peter Luger Steak House Sets Sights on Tokyo

Peter Luger Steak House heads overseas<p>The long-running Williamsburg icon <b>Peter Luger Steak House</b> will open its first international outpost in Tokyo in 2020. The global restaurant management company Wondertable will run the restaurant, which also has an outpost in Great Neck. Since it opened in 1887, …

Manhattan

New York’s Best Instagram Filter Only Happens a Few Times a Year

I am very sensitive to light. Most photographers have this in common. The sight of dappling sunshine stretching across a wall and the slivers of …

Indian Ocean

The Absolute Best Restaurants in Carroll Gardens

<i>Until a gentrification-driven rebranding in the 1960s, Carroll Gardens was considered part of</i> <i>Red Hook</i><i>. Now, it’s separated from that evolving</i> …

Dining Rooms

18 Decadently Delicious Cookies in NYC

Oozing chocolate, tons of nuts, and a bit of rainbow<p>A cookie is simple, as baking goes. And yet, if <i>The Great British Baking Show</i> has proved anything, also sneakily complex. The dessert can be petite or softball-sized, crusty or soft, and loaded with untold extras. But it’s hard to get it exactly …

Dessert

Rami Malek Stars as Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody"

If there was any doubt that Rami Malek is the perfect choice to portray Freddie Mercury, let the new trailer for the Queen front-man's biopic <i>Bohemian Rhapsody</i> squash them.<p>In a new glimpse at the film, we see Malek oozing charisma as Mercury on stage, winning over bandmates with a razor-sharp …

Rock Music

New Sade Album Is On the Way

“A bunch of songs” are in the works.<p>Thanks to longtime Sade collaborator Stuart Matthewman, we have confirmation of new music from the legendary R&B artist. In a new interview, Matthewman confirms that “we’re working on a new album. … When we’re happy, then we’ll let everyone else hear it.” Having …

New Albums

The Food-Obsessed Traveler’s Guide to Road Tripping Through the Hudson Valley

New York State offers many verdant vacation destinations, most notably the Catskills, the Finger Lakes, and the Adirondacks. The Hudson Valley, which stretches from Westchester to Albany along both banks of the river, has never quite come into its own among them, being more a place for driving …

Hudson Valley

4 Stellar Artworks in NYC This Summer

Summer is the “off season” for the contemporary art world in New York – a time when galleries close on weekends and organize exhibitions that tend to …

Art

Temporary Installations Create Winding Paths Through a Forest in the South of England | Colossal

<p>For her 2011 series Come With Me, UK-based artist Ellie Davies (previously) constructed pathways through the New Forest in the South of England …

Art

New York’s Best New Pizzerias Serve Pizza by the Slice

In the not too distant past, it appeared that New York pizza was headed the way of the burger. That is to say, it would remain somewhat static as a street snack while evolving more meaningfully as a restaurant foodstuff — a dish designed for elevation and refinement.<p>In the mid ‘aughts and beyond, a …

West Village

A Guide to Eating an Erwin Wurm Hot Dog in a Kusama Garden: 7 Public Art Installations in NYC You Can’t Miss This Summer

While it’s certainly tempting to seek refuge from the summer heat in air conditioned galleries and museums, it’s worth asking oneself: is a summer …

Times Square

Inside the Festival d’été de Québec, 2018: Eleven days of diverse music and art programming at Canada's largest outdoor cultural happening

No amount of photography can truly capture what it means to attend the Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ). Stretching across sprawling riverside parks and, at times, tucked within the intimate stages of Québec City, the multi-venue indoor/outdoor happening features a vast, diverse line-up. But more …

Festivals

Wild Balloon Creatures Overtake the Streets of New York in Jason Hackenwerth’s Animal Soul | Colossal

<p>In Animal Soul, a fleeting exhibition at Brookfield Place in New York City, artist Jason Hackenwerth (previously) brought to life a menagerie of …

Art

Gary Hume, Kiki Smith, and Other Artists Are Designing Tibetan-Style Rugs to Raise Money for Endangered Tigers

Art World<p>Hume says that traditional Indian weavers are using a flamethrower to make his tiger rug.<p>,<p>There are fewer surviving Tibetan tiger rugs than …

Wildlife

Strange Stories of Extraordinary Brains—and What We Can Learn From Them

As scientists work to unravel the mysteries of the mind, people with unusual conditions are helping add to our understanding<p>Sharon remembers the first day it happened, in 1952. She was 5 years old and blindfolded while her friends ran around her, laughing, trying not to be caught in a game of …

Paranormal

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18 Fried Seafood Destinations for Fish and Chips

Old-school clam bars, New England-inspired joints, and British fish and chips done right<p>Devouring a plate of fried fish and chips, a juicy crab roll, or a dozen ultra-fresh raw clams, ideally alfresco, is one of those succinctly summertime pleasures. Whether thickly beer-battered British pub-style …

New England

Friday Five with Mavis Wiggins

<i>This week’s Friday Five features interior designer Mavis Wiggins, the Studio Creative Director and a recently appointed Managing Executive of TPG</i> …

Financial Services

American Comfort Food Gets an International Spin at Eggslut Chef’s First NYC Restaurant

After an extended preview period, chef <b>Alvin Cailan</b> behind LA hit Eggslut is set to officially open his casual Nolita restaurant <b>the Usual</b> tomorrow — serving a comfort food menu that pulls inspiration from a wide swathe of cuisines, from fried chicken of the American South to an octopus tinged with …

Dining Rooms

The Power of Positive People

Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness?<p>While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our well-being also is influenced by the company we keep. Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to be …

Happiness

A biologist believes that trees speak a language we can learn

I’m in a redwood forest in Santa Cruz, California, taking dictation for the trees outside my cabin. They speak constantly, even if quietly, communicating above- and underground using sound, scents, signals, and vibes. They’re naturally networking, connected with everything that exists, including …

Ecology

Roger Ballen: A Good Picture Comes From Nowhere

Roger Ballen appears to take us on a journey deep inside the Earth’s core to explore of the shadow side of the mind and the underbelly of life itself.

Art

HBO’s Robin Williams Doc Peeks Inside the Late Star's Mind

The world was stunned when Robin Williams committed suicide in 2014 at age 63. But anyone who had ever seen Williams do stand-up–his ideas spiraling …

Robin Williams

A Guide to the East Village’s Booming ‘Chinatown North’

<i>The historical hub of Polish pierogi, Ukrainian borscht, Indian vindaloo, and Japanese ramen has recently become an epicenter of Chinese and</i> …

Food & Dining