Friday, July 19, 2019
Things to do this weekend is sponsored by Hearst. All weekend See inside the State Rooms at Buckingham PalaceGREEN FILM FEST: This 9-day film festival consists of two screenings daily, all focusing on environmental issues, and how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Our picks this weekend are anti-poaching documentary Chasing The Thunder, and family-friendly…
The Seafair Milk Carton Derby, Gay Day at Wild Waves, and More Unusual Events Our arts critics have already recommended 61 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 29 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary…
A space reporter at just 17, Leo Enright recalls the drama of the last moonshot, and how he came to know the Apollo astronauts History makers: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin with their Saturn V rocket in the background'What do you do?' US broadcasting legend Walter Cronkite The first…
We put the spotlight on a few of the other attendees, but it’s time for the rest of them to line up on the track and start their engines. Or something. The point: let’s judge some fashion. Chris Long Great suit. If you’re going to wear a blue suit on a red carpet (something we…
August is sunflower season, so get picking. Image: ShutterstockSUNFLOWERS: August heralds the start of sunflower season here in the UK. If you want to get a dose of the towering yellow flower and pick your own to take home, check out our picks of the best sunflower fields near London. Instagram at the ready... LUNA…
Ross Perot, the billionaire entrepreneur who in 1992 became the most successful independent or third-party presidential candidate since Theodore Roosevelt in 1912, has died at 89. The 1992 Election Many people say that Perot, running on an anti-deficit platform, cost President George H. W. Bush reelection. I don’t think so. The most impressive political prediction…
Are governors like Steve Bullock handicapped by being so far away from Trump-centric Washington? Photo: Matt Volz/AP/Shutterstock Once upon a time, a big part of the conventional wisdom about U.S. presidential races was that governors (or former governors) had a big leg up on other candidates — and there was plenty of empirical data to…
Billionaire convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday night at his Manhattan mansion by the FBI-NYPD Crimes Against Children Task Force shortly after returning from a month in France. Since Epstein has been linked to leading politicians from many countries, celebrities, business executives, and royals either publicly or by rumor, there’s currently intense speculation about…
Acosta at Wednesday’s press conference. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Most weeks, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich speaks with contributor Alex Carp about the biggest stories in politics and culture. Today, how far the Jeffrey Epstein prosecution might be able to reach. In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein’s indictment in New York, a number of powerful people formerly in…
Your calendar may be packed with social events, but the rich and famous are in a league of their own — and no invite is more sought-after than one to George and Amal Clooney's Italian pad.Last month, the couple hosted Barack Obama and his family at their £70 million Lake Como villa. So where are…