Tag: Weddings and Engagements

A Promising Life Is Cut Short, Becoming a Symbol of Lebanon’s Heartache

On Thursday, Sahar Fares’s fiancé and family gave her the wedding party she will never have. A zaffe band played for her, the flute striking a joyful tune while drums kept the beat, as family and friends threw rice and flower petals. The musicians, in festive, gold-embroidered white gowns, played while uniformed firefighters carried her […]

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‘Closing Isn’t Even an Option’: With No Events, Caterers Rush to Adjust

On a recent Saturday, petite lobster rolls on toasted brioche and coconut shrimp with mango aioli were to be passed among the guests at a 210-person wedding. A bar mitzvah party for 180 was going to conclude with torched s’mores and a chocolate fountain. For David Cingari of David’s Soundview Catering in Stamford, Conn., the […]

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Next Stop: Marriage

When Sara Ziff, a fashion model and labor activist, boarded a train in Philipstown, N.Y., in June 2019 after a four-day hike along the Appalachian Trail, glamour certainly didn’t get on board with her. “I was thoroughly exhausted and smelly,” said Ms. Ziff, who has been the face of campaigns for designers like Stella McCartney […]

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Paired During a Medical Rotation, and Then in Life

Dr. Charles Murphy was one of the first physicians in New York State to treat the initial wave of patients who tested positive for Covid-19. This was in early March at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where Dr. Murphy, a 33-year-old pulmonary and critical care fellow, worked with Dr. Nina Suda, a 33-year-old endocrinology fellow. […]

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