Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | In New York City: the New, the Strange and the Familiar Advertisement Supported by The 52 Places Traveler Is it possible to be a tourist in your own home? The 52 Places Traveler gives it a shot. BySebastian Modak April 2, 2019 Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2019 list. He arrived in New York City from Williamsburg, Va., where the complexities of American history are on full display. Give yourself more than eight hours to walk the length of Manhattan. I learned this on a recent crisp Sunday when my partner, Maggie, and I set off on a hike from Battery Park on Manhattan’s southern tip, with the goal of reaching Fort Tryon Park, about 12 miles away, by sunset. I’d write about the walk, I thought, and take some photos along the … [Read more...] about In New York City: the New, the Strange and the Familiar
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Supported by 5 Places Five Places to Visit in Ketchum, Idaho ByCatherine M. Allchin The city, in the shadow of Sun Valley resort, has a rich history as a mining and sheep ranching hub, but it’s also “Wild West Idaho,” says professional big mountain skier, Lexi du Pont, a local who shares some of her favorite places. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of south-central Idaho lies Ketchum, an outdoors-obsessed city and home toLimelight Hotel on the south end, Hotel Ketchum on the north) bookend Main Street, the half-mile stretch still exudes plenty of the old-time charm from Ketchum’s mining and sheep ranching heyday with cabin-style shops and historic brick buildings. Professional big-mountain skier and native Alexis “Lexi” du Pont describes Ketchum as “classy Western.” She … [Read more...] about The New York Times
The Latest on the winter storm hitting the East Coast (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Wind gusts exceeding 40 mph (64 kph) have caused flight disruptions at LaGuardia Airport in New York City. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey warned passengers Monday evening to check their flight status before heading to the airport. The alert came as the National Weather Service said 25 to 30 mph (40 to 48 kph) winds were expected to decrease to 14 to 19 mph after midnight. High winds and near single-digit temperatures led weather officials to warn that temperatures overnight would feel as low as 10 degrees (23 Celsius) below zero. Meanwhile, police in the upstate New York village of Scotia say 70-year-old Frank Demasi died after suffering a heart attack while shoveling snow. Village snow removal crews found him by his home Monday morning. The death toll from the weekend's storm is at least seven. ___ 2:55 p.m. Coast Guard crew members in New York have rescued a 21-year-old man stranded on … [Read more...] about The Latest: New York City airport faces wind disruptions
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Reader Center Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Reader Center | What if You Could Literally Talk to The New York Times? Supported by Dan Sanchez, editorial lead for our new voice initiative — enabling you to “hear the news,” straight from Times journalists, via Alexa — answers questions about what that conversation could be like. ByLela Moore Jan. 14, 2019 Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. More than two-thirds of smart-speaker owners in the United States use them to listen to the news, according to a 2018 Nielsen survey released at the end of September. Soon after that survey was released, a team of students who built an app for Alexa-enabled devices in a “computational journalism” class at Stanford concluded that opportunities for … [Read more...] about What if You Could Literally Talk to The New York Times?
Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post Published 7:54 am PST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 In this file photo, Alice Walker stands in front of a picture of herself from 1974 as she tours her archives at Emory University, in Atlanta. Walker and The New York Times are drawing fire after she praised an author who critics say is a conspiracy theorist who expresses anti-Semitism. In an interview in Sunday’s “By The Book” column, the author of “The Color Purple” said David Icke’s 1995 book, “And The Truth Shall Set You Free,” is on her nightstand. A New York Times spokesperson says the column is not a list of recommendations from its editors. The 52 Biggest pop culture conspiracy theories of all time >>>> less In this file photo, Alice Walker stands in front of a picture of herself from 1974 as she tours her archives at Emory University, in Atlanta. Walker and The New York Times are drawing fire after she praised … [Read more...] about New York Times assailed for Alice Walker interview endorsing ‘anti-Semitic’ conspiracy theorist