Suddenly It’s Bare Season

Who hasn’t had the nightmare? It’s the one about being caught in public dressed in your undies. Therapists and dream bibles tend to cast these dreams as symbolic expressions of shame or repression. Yet what if the so-called experts are wrong and these dreams are instead a subconscious bid for liberation? Shed the embarrassment along with those constricting outer garments.

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The Louvre Turns to Merch

PARIS — Can face masks and T-shirts save the Louvre? Probably not, but maybe they can help keep the museum’s name alive while its doors stay shut. In normal times, the Louvre is one of the most visited museums in the world: 9.6 million people walked its halls in 2019. But the coronavirus has deprived it of foreign tourists and

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Booze Fairies Flit Across America

Neighbors have been donning wings and tutus to deliver adult beverages and other goodies. By Hillary Richard Savannah Dana, 26, was mentally congratulating herself for sneaking into a gated community around Nashville when she noticed blue flashing lights in her rearview mirror. The police officer questioned the alcohol in Ms. Dana’s car; there was an abundance of it, and she’s

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Korean-Inspired Dishes at Umma by Noodlelove

Paellas at Turnstyle Underground Market, a move for German’s Soup and more restaurant news. By Florence Fabricant Headliner Umma by Noodlelove Natalie Camerino, whose family is Korean and Italian, traveled throughout Asia, and opened Noodlelove two years ago. The counter-service restaurant served bowls based mostly on noodles, with multiple add-ons. But now, with little of the lunchtime traffic that was

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