All posts tagged: ENTERTAINMENT

best brands of caviar and the luxury accessories you need to fully enjoy them, including spoons and serving dishes

10 Luxury Accessories and Top Brands to Buy When Enjoying Caviar

We all know that caviar is a quintessential luxury item, prized for generations by aristocrats and celebrities the world over. And in the deep winter of our pandemic discontent, we feel it is moving from luxury to necessity. You feel us, right? Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best brands of caviar and the luxury accessories you need to fully enjoy them, including spoons and serving dishes. And don’t forget the champagne!

most romantic and charming places for couples to visit in New York  City right now

11 Most Romantic Charming Places to Visit Now in New York City

As New York City comes back to life after the long hard months of the coronavirus pandemic, we think it’s the perfect moment to think about romance. Remember that? When we could leave our homes and meet someone at a restaurant, or take a long walk along the Hudson, or ply the waters of the pond near the Boathouse in Central Park? Some things have changed in Gotham, but the enduring romance of the city is alive and well (if you know where to look). Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 11 most romantic and charming places for couples on a date to visit in New York City right now. Of course, if you’re with the right person, the supermarket can be really romantic. So choose your companion wisely, dear reader.

Take a Virtual Vacation With the 12 Best Movies Set in France

Two years into the global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting travel restrictions, we’re  really missing visiting Paris – and some of our other favorite places in France. Since we can’t get there for real at the moment, we’ll settle for a cinematic journey instead. Our correspondent and resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 best movies set in Paris or France for a virtual vacation trip or a home movie marathon.

best, most insightful feature films and documentaries to watch right now about Black Americans and history

14 Feature Films and Documentaries Best about Black Americans

The quest to become a more effective ally of the Black community in the U.S. begins with an earnest attempt to understand the actual lived experience of African Americans. There are many ways to do so. One is by watching one or more of the masterful films about Black lives and race in America. There are hundreds of them, and our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of 14 excellent films to start with. What movies are the best to watch to better understand Black lives in America and the corrosive effects of racism? These are our picks of 14 of the best, most insightful feature films and documentaries to watch made by and/or about African-Americans and the history of Black people in the U.S.