Welcome. set the tone for the weekend “Heights” John M. Chu’s long-awaited Tony-winning film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quira Alegria Hoods Broadway musical. AO Scott didn’t want it to end: “After more than a year of outrageous streaming, anemic entertainment, and panic doomscrolling,” he writes, “it’s like a dream come true.” It’s in theaters and Streaming on HBO Max.
If You Can Get Your Hands on Some Summer Strawberries, We Have 14 dishes that would put them to good use, including that of Jerrell Guy Strawberry Spoon Cake, a favorite among my friends. Melissa Clark takes inspiration from Instagram A Simple Lemon Curd Recipe using a microwave; Give it a try and see what you think. and don’t miss Nicole Taylor on Heirloom Watermelon, “A rite of an American summer, and, for many black Americans, a must for Juneteenth”: “In all seasons, you will find melon eating in its purest form—palms holding the rind on gingham tablecloths; all the joy and No tropes – at family reunions, on rooftops and around fire pits in courtyards.
Or you can devote your weekend to tales of mystery and intrigue. Explore our special report on 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers – Including an oral history “Secret hotel rooms, stolen classified documents and bombings that exposed the lies behind the Vietnam War and led to a landmark Supreme Court decision.” check out Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s New Thriller, “The President’s Daughter,” Which, says Sarah Lyle, “provides tantalizing clues into the unconscious of Clinton, who is now 74.” Sarah Weinman took a look new crime novels There’s more to recommend (and one to omit).
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Dr. Santosh Ninan in Ithaca, NY enjoying a return to cinema.
The most exciting thing for me about returning to normalcy was going to see a movie in the theater for the first time. Going to the movies on my day off is one of my favorite things to do, and I really missed it during the pandemic.
Me and my teenage daughter went to see “A Quiet Place Part II.It was a great feeling to get that big tub of popcorn and settle into a dark theater that was sitting in every other row, with a gap of two seats between patrons. Movies in theatres: What’s helping me return to normalcy.
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