Robert Mars’ artwork chronicles an evolving fascination with the Golden Age of American popular culture and celebrates the icons of the 1950’s and 1960’s. His paintings evoke a vintage quality of design and pay homage to the idealized age of growth and hopefulness that was prevalent in the USA at the end of the Depression.
THE BEST ROUTE TO BIG FITNESS? SMALL STEP
Ignore the urge to post a heroic effort and focus instead on the daily grind of steady improvement.
SLOW-COOKER CHICKEN CONGEE
Congee is a savory rice porridge often served for breakfast in China. Here, we simplify it by using boneless, skinless chicken thighs cooked with rice in a slow-cooker for a super comforting set-it-and-forget-it dinner.
LOSE YOUR SHOES COCKTAIL
Bartender Kaiko Tulloch riffs on the Champagne cocktail with a more floral and herbal version at Lucky Liquor Co. in Edinburgh. The name for the dangerously delicious drink comes from a customer who claimed she would lose her shoes if she had a couple more.
I N Q U I R E
THE NEVER-ENDING MARATHON OF MR. DHARAM SINGH
This is the story of Dharampal Singh who, according to himself and four hastily arranged forms of ID, is 119 years old. While living that long would be a feat unto itself, it’s all the running that got our attention.
TOAST OF THE NATION 2017
The New Year holiday tradition continues with the Toast of the Nation jazz party. Spirited, improvised and swinging, each hour was recorded live at Blue Note venues throughout the country and the world.