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The morning I walked to the retail space and studio of perfumer D.S. & Durga in Bed-Stuy, a fresh snow had fallen—one of those merciful city-wide cleanses that momentarily sterilized the city. But inside, I faced a wall of very non-neutral scents. They were contained inside glass bottles wrapped in simple labels with nontraditional names like Mississippi Medicine, Cowboy Grass, and Bowmaker. In back, D.S. & Durga husband and wife co-founders, David Seth and...
As I write this, I’m browsing swimsuits for an upcoming trip to the British Virgin Islands, where I’ll be escaping New York’s winter for four blissful days of lounging on white sand beaches, sailing on a yacht, eating fresh seafood, and drinking fruity cocktails (I’m so sorry). But if you cannot do the same, do the next best thing: plan a Caribbean-themed dinner party and channel that island spirit. The team behind Bushwick’s favorite...
the first time i heard the phrase “호적에서 판다” was a pre IMF soap opera. i’ve heard it since, in family arguments during fights in restaurants “I will remove you from the lineage” is how it might translate or perhaps from the lineage you will be expunged often the accused will respond, sure go ahead displaying their ambivalence to the lineage, their ability to remain calm during hurricanes, ultimatums recognition for the accuser to remove the accused. a fancy a drawing: a possibility to refashion your lineage in a...
Science! Never did we think that statement alone would merit its own protest sign. In an age of confusion, Janna Levin, professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College, remains a bastion of truth, innovation, and levity (but sometimes black holes, and soon, black holes that light up). Her programming at Pioneer Works, where she’s Director of Science, usually involves two other scientists, unsolved mysteries, and throngs of people. “Science is part of culture,”...

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