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    Stephen Saban, Chronicler (and Arbiter) of New York Night Life, Dies at 72

    Stephen Saban, Chronicler (and Arbiter) of New York Night Life, Dies at 72


    Stephen Saban at the opening night of the Palladium in New York in 1985. To aspiring artists, musicians and fashion influencers in New York in the late 1970s and ’80s, a mention in his column was a signal that they had...

    In his column-writing heyday in the late 1970s and ’80s, Mr. Saban was a star maker who became a star himself among the underground cognoscenti.
    Scene City: Midsummer Parties, With Puppies and Patti Smith

    Scene City: Midsummer Parties, With Puppies and Patti Smith


    The Parrish Art Museum, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Bard SummerScape Festival held fund-raisers last...

    The Parrish Art Museum, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Bard SummerScape Festival held fund-raisers last week.
    Modern Love: Please Take My Son’s Wallet

    Modern Love: Please Take My Son’s Wallet


    A life cut short is revealed through reward cards, drink coupons and arcade...

    A life cut short is revealed through reward cards, drink coupons and arcade passes.
    This Porcelain Is Tougher Than It Looks

    This Porcelain Is Tougher Than It Looks


    Wallace Chan created the porcelain used in this sapphire-studded ring. He says the substance is five times harder than...

    The Hong Kong jeweler Wallace Chan spent seven years developing a type of porcelain that is five times harder than steel, and he’s more than ready to demonstrate it.
    Annabelle Neilson, Muse of Alexander McQueen, Dies at 49

    Annabelle Neilson, Muse of Alexander McQueen, Dies at 49


    Annabelle Neilson, center, with Kate Moss, left, and Naomi Campbell during a fashion show in London in 2010 to raise money for...

    The former model and reality TV personality was a fixture of the 1990s celebrity party scene in Britain, and a confidante to some of its biggest stars.
    Cynthia Nixon Confronts Miranda on the Campaign Trail

    Cynthia Nixon Confronts Miranda on the Campaign Trail


    Cynthia Nixon, center, and the @everyoutfitonsatc creators Lauren Garroni and Chelsea Fairless. Their Instagram account has rallied behind Ms. Nixon's campaign for...

    The creators of the fan account Every Outfit on “Sex and the City” are stumping for Cynthia Nixon and helping all of us come to terms with her most influential role (to date).
    9 Places to Get a Gorgeous Tattoo

    9 Places to Get a Gorgeous Tattoo


    The arms of Sanghyuk Ko, a tattooer at Bang Bang in New...

    Body art is expensive. Here are great places in America that are worth it.
    Five Minimalist Swimwear Brands to Know

    Five Minimalist Swimwear Brands to Know


    A wave of new European labels is making the search for the perfect, simple swimsuit that much...

    A wave of new European labels is making the search for the perfect, simple swimsuit that much easier.
    Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78

    Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78


    A scene from “Nicholas and Alexandra” (1971), with Michael Jayston and Janet Suzman, front, in the title roles. Yvonne Blake shared an Academy Award with Antonio Castillo for the film’s costume...

    Ms. Blake won an Oscar for “Nicholas and Alexandra,” but her most recognizable work was the superhero and supervillain ensembles she created for “Superman.”
    You Want This Tattoo? Get in Line

    You Want This Tattoo? Get in Line


    Don't move a muscle! Jack Powers, a client at Bang Bang, gets inked by the artist Keith Hernandez, known as...

    Keith McCurdy, the owner of Bang Bang, has transformed the body-art industry with his diverse hiring and high prices. Of course there’s a wait list.
    Social Q’s: My Stepmother? But She’s 19!

    Social Q’s: My Stepmother? But She’s 19!


    When your father, who’s in his 60s, is engaged to a much-younger woman, it’s not crazy to be concerned. But things could also work out just...

    When your father, who’s in his 60s, is engaged to a much-younger woman, it’s not crazy to be concerned. But things could also work out just fine.
    The Look: The Impolite Pleasure of People-Watching

    The Look: The Impolite Pleasure of People-Watching


    Observation is, at once, a glorified lack of activity and an invasion of privacy. But there’s so much to see in New...

    Observation is, at once, a glorified lack of activity and an invasion of privacy. But there’s so much to see in New York.
    This Design Studio Knows How to Party

    This Design Studio Knows How to Party


    The dance floor at an Apparatus...

    With its constantly changing fantasy environments and outrageous disco parties, the lighting firm Apparatus is creating buzz like a fashion brand.
    If We’re 40 and Single, Let’s Get Married. Deal?

    If We’re 40 and Single, Let’s Get Married. Deal?


    John FitzPatrick almost married his best friend, Moira Appicelli. The two met in high school, and had a marriage pact in their...

    Marriage pacts are a fantasy for some friends, and a fallback plan for others.
    The Sweet Spot: Is Going to My Dream College Worth It?

    The Sweet Spot: Is Going to My Dream College Worth It?


    A teenager in love worries that following her ambition and going long-distance will jeopardize her...

    A teenager in love worries that following her ambition and going long-distance will jeopardize her relationship.
    Unbuttoned: Melania Trump’s Wardrobe Goes Mute

    Unbuttoned: Melania Trump’s Wardrobe Goes Mute


    The first lady, in Burberry, arrives in Belgium on July...

    After the jacket controversy, the first lady dressed for discretion as she accompanied her husband on his European trip.
    Melania Trump in Europe

    Melania Trump in Europe


    Here’s what the first lady wore during her recent trip with the...

    Here’s what the first lady wore during her recent trip with the president.
    Bots of the Internet, Reveal Yourselves!

    Bots of the Internet, Reveal Yourselves!


    A bill in the California legislature would regulate bots by making them disclose their automated nature. But...

    A bill in the California legislature would regulate bots by making them disclose their automated nature. But how?
    Ryan Hanrahan, Paul Donato

    Ryan Hanrahan, Paul Donato


    The couple met at a bar in New Haven, where they were introduced by mutual friends in...

    The couple met at a bar in New Haven, where they were introduced by mutual friends in 2008.
    Caitlin Elfring, Shamisa Zvoma

    Caitlin Elfring, Shamisa Zvoma


    The couple met in 2013, while playing on opposing teams in the New York Gay Football...

    The couple met in 2013, while playing on opposing teams in the New York Gay Football League.
    Maisie Clark, Daniel Bilotti

    Maisie Clark, Daniel Bilotti


    The couple met at Harvard, from which both...

    The couple met at Harvard, from which both graduated.
    Zoey Orol, Jonathan Yehuda

    Zoey Orol, Jonathan Yehuda


    After they began dating in law school her love of the history and inner workings of the New York City subway system eventually rubbed off on...

    After they began dating in law school her love of the history and inner workings of the New York City subway system eventually rubbed off on him.
    Gary Giglio, Veronica Ruelas

    Gary Giglio, Veronica Ruelas


    The couple met in 2015 on a blind date set up by a mutual friend at the Atrio restaurant at the Conrad Hotel in New...

    The couple met in 2015 on a blind date set up by a mutual friend at the Atrio restaurant at the Conrad Hotel in New York.
    Lisa Kahn, Michael Giacomelli

    Lisa Kahn, Michael Giacomelli


    The couple met in 2015 through OkCupid in Cambridge,...

    The couple met in 2015 through OkCupid in Cambridge, Mass.
    Dana Burkart, Jason Radmacher

    Dana Burkart, Jason Radmacher


    The bride was a widow, and the groom was a widower. The couple met in 2017 on...

    The bride was a widow, and the groom was a widower. The couple met in 2017 on OkCupid.
    Taylor Lustig, Sean Savett

    Taylor Lustig, Sean Savett


    The couple met at a happy hour at a bar in Washington, but he did not recognize her with a new haircut a couple of days later at a coffee...

    The couple met at a happy hour at a bar in Washington, but he did not recognize her with a new haircut a couple of days later at a coffee shop.
    Marie Ternes, Micah Boster

    Marie Ternes, Micah Boster


    The bride is the executive director of media relations at Pace University; the groom is the chief operations officer of Kaptyn, a taxi technology...

    The bride is the executive director of media relations at Pace University; the groom is the chief operations officer of Kaptyn, a taxi technology start-up.

    Angelina Maravi-Foster, Robert Sackoor


    The couple met during their freshman year at St. John’s University, from which they...

    The couple met during their freshman year at St. John’s University, from which they graduated.

    Olivia Blatchford, Alan Clyne


    The bride and groom, professional squash players, met in 2012 at a squash tournament in New...

    The bride and groom, professional squash players, met in 2012 at a squash tournament in New York.
    Carolyn Chuong, John Holgate

    Carolyn Chuong, John Holgate


    The couple met in 2012 through the online dating service...

    The couple met in 2012 through the online dating service OkCupid.
    Sex Ed, for Grown-Ups

    Sex Ed, for Grown-Ups


    Attendees of Touchpoint, a monthly gathering in New York about sex and relationships that is part of a larger...

    Still confused about the birds and the bees? These people want to invite you to a party.
    Mini-Vows: A Romantic Turnaround for Two Political Scientists

    Mini-Vows: A Romantic Turnaround for Two Political Scientists


    He led an orientation for new Ph.D. students in American government when they met at Georgetown, and now they each teach politics at...

    He led an orientation for new Ph.D. students in American government when they met at Georgetown, and now they each teach politics at Princeton.
    Mini-Vows: Long Distance Brought Them Closer Together

    Mini-Vows: Long Distance Brought Them Closer Together


    The couple met at Penn and maintained an on-again-off-again relationship that finally became serious when they traveled overseas for...

    The couple met at Penn and maintained an on-again-off-again relationship that finally became serious when they traveled overseas for work.