It’s fall holiday and entertaining season, and whether you’re planning an informal get-together outdoors or a formal holiday meal, or looking for a host or hostess gift, you’ll probably be in search of a bottle or two of wine perfect to drink in the fall season. We turned to the authorities on all things wine for answers and ideas on our questions about what to serve this season. Here’s our interview full of expert advice and recommendations from our friends at SommSelect on the best wine to buy at every price point this fall 2022.
If you really love Halloween, we have a suggestion. Head to the Historic Hudson Valley in Westchester County, just outside New York City for the annual Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze. Filled with a display of thousands of beautiful, inventive and scary-spooky carved illuminated pumpkins in a bucolic outdoor rural setting, the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is the perfect fun family adventure this year for Halloween, and here’s everything you need to know.
Everyone knows that the Hamptons are the long time playground of the rich and famous – or those who used to be or hope to be. And the North Fork of Long Island has in recent years become a chic summer destination for those hoping to escape the madness of summer in the Hamptons. But now a new Hamptons-adjacent destination is on the radar of those in the know: Shelter Island. Our correspondent Meredith Lepore explains why relatively remote Shelter Island is the new luxury hot spot in the Hamptons, and shares tips on where to stay, dine and what to do if you decide to make this East End hideaway your next luxury vacation destination.
Back to school, back to college football. If you’re in search of the top headlines you should know heading into the new college football season, we’re here to help. In our annual report, our ace correspondent (and my big brother) Vincent Thomas is sharing a preview of what you need to know about NCAA college football 2022, including compelling storylines, fun facts and potential breakout stars. It’s almost tailgate time!
Our culture correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum assesses the origin and impact of the Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project.