Rents are soaring in many U.S. cities as the economy rebounds, squeezing the budgets of tenants who also face increased risk of eviction after courts overturned a pandemic-era ban. There’s no single indicator that captures a complex national picture, as Covid-19 drove major shifts in where people live and work. Still, data point to tight… Read More Rents Soar for Millions of Americans as Threat of Eviction Looms
Nostalgia is always in style. Take it from Daniel Lee, the Creative Director of Bottega Veneta, who has implored sentimentality in his most recent media rollout for the brand. Records, songs, and books have been common mediums for its audience to experience culture through an artistic lens. Now, the Italian luxury fashion house is exploring… Read More Bottega Veneta Launches a New ZineFeaturing a Few of Your Favorite Artists
Today, the blueprint for starting and running a fashion brand isn’t black and white. These designers have built strong labels, and they haven’t hit 30. Here’s how they did it. The fashion business has changed quickly over the past few years, and the blueprints set by designers like Ralph Lauren or Bobby Hundreds are, in many… Read More How Designers in Their 20s Are Making It
Its smoking lounge cements San Francisco’s place as America’s leading recreational-cannabis destination. There are more legal cannabis smoking lounges in San Francisco than in the rest of the U.S. combined. We now have nine such lounges at dispensaries citywide, whereas Denver just licensed only its second, Oakland has one, and the rest of America does… Read More Moe Greens Is S.F.’s Most Deluxe New Dispensary
Proposals to change recommendations and curb conspiracies were sacrificed for engagement, staff say. A year ago, Susan Wojcicki was on stage to defend YouTube. Her company, hammered for months for fueling falsehoods online, was reeling from another flare-up involving a conspiracy theory video about the Parkland, Florida high school shooting that suggested the victims were… Read More YouTube Executives Ignored Warnings, Letting Toxic Videos Run Rampant
When some of the most well-known faces from the African diaspora arrived for a recent vacation in Accra, Ghana, it looked like just another gathering of famous people. Actors including Idris Elba rubbed shoulders with supermodel Naomi Campbell, TV sports presenter Mike Hill, and author Luvvie Ajayi. Behind this meet-up of box office stars, fashion royalty and… Read More Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination. Here’s why
As much as she loves herself. Under no circumstances will Lizzo play “Flight of the Bumblebee” tonight. Don’t get her wrong. She’s a classically trained flautist, in addition to a singer and rapper, and could twerk circles while playing it (that’s a trademark). But as far as songs go, “ ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ is for… Read More It’s Just a Matter of Time Till Everybody Loves Lizzo
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With the Patriots win over the Rams on Sunday in Super Bowl LIII, Tom Brady has now accrued more rings than any other player in NFL history. He has also tied Michael Jordan’s mark of six championships. You can rest assured that barber shops around the country are about to ignite with an all-important sports… Read More Tom Brady vs. Michael Jordan: Who is the Real GOAT?