Music | Sound Bets
Beyond Just Pushing Buttons
Daft Punk helped lead the charge for the EDM (electronic dance music) genre. Being one with the machines is kind of the point of being an EDM DJ/producer. It’s a quest that ...
Liberation Of Roam
A half-dozen people walked in to Roam Fitness for a recent class, and then they immediately went outside again. They weren’t ditching the new gym, an intimate space in the b...
Baggage Check | Fit
Don’t Spoil Your Friendship
How can I stop being so judgmental about some friends of mine who I think are very spoiled? They are almost 27 years old, but they still live like college students, getting a ...
The Jazz Swinger
With “The Great Gatsby” in theaters, it seems the Jazz Age is all the rage. Even “Downton Abbey” has finally entered the 1920s. So it was only a matter of time until W...
Say the Right Thing
After Angelina Jolie learned she carried a “faulty” BRCA1 gene, which dramatically increases the risk of breast cancer, she had a double mastectomy. By her side was fiance...
LaRoche Finds His Swing
Adam LaRoche’s career is defined by peaks and valleys. Just a month ago, LaRoche was in the midst of a slump that saw the slugger go without a hit in seven consecutive games...
A Trying Time of Year
Pilot season — the arduous, antiquated process by which the broadcast networks order new programming — is a complicated and costly endeavor. Even if a show becomes a serie...
Face Time: Matthew Miele
Documentary filmmaker Matthew Miele admits he never visited Bergdorf Goodman’s — the inimitable luxury department store on Fifth Avenue in New York City — before making ...
Dear Manolo | Fashion
Chic on the Cheap
Manolo, I love your shoe recommendations, but, unfortunately, I’m just a poor working girl who struggles each month to get by. Can you recommend a pair of sandals for me tha...
Black-Tie Bargains Prom season may be over, but wedding season is just revving up (welcome, June bridezillas!). The new Johnny Tuxedo (Johnnytuxedo.co.uk) lets young blokes pl...
Heirlooms, Going Hip
New York interior designers/sisters Hollister and Porter Hovey are in their 30s. But they love to mix antique French chairs, taxidermied birds, oil paintings of ancestors a...
Ask the Advocate
Q: If I move out of my apartment before the first of the month, is my landlord required to prorate my rent? If not, how can I get him to? A: The first thing to know is that ge...
The Battle of the Buyers
It wouldn’t have been surprising if Sara Handy and David Boylan-Kolchin had thrown in the towel. Earlier this year, the couple got involved in bidding wars on three D.C. pro...
Etc. | Film
An Unforbidden Love
When J.J. Abrams took over the Star Trek franchise in 2009, he boldly went where the series hadn’t gone before — romantically — pairing Uhura with Spock. Many fans disli...
Film | The Reelist
I knew Rosebud was the sled, I knew Ilsa would get on the plane, and I knew Norman Bates liked to wear his mom’s clothes. I even knew Bruce Willis was dead the whole time. W...