The British prime minister is engulfed in a scandal over parties held at his home and office during lockdown. Could this spell the end of his premiership?
Two of fashion’s greats, André Leon Talley and Bill Cunningham, were wonderful foils for each other.
The prime minister’s office said it was “deeply regrettable” that two parties took place at Downing Street the night before Prince Philip’s funeral. Mr. Johnson was not accused of attending either of them.
Facing long lines and shortages of home test kits during the latest surge, people are searching for answers about Covid tests.
Even in the best of times, social gatherings can be overwhelming. If you’re feeling less-than-festive, here’s how to ease into the season.
The Hundred Years’ War isn’t over. Let’s go for another hundred.
Last month at La Posta Vecchia, the hotelier Marie-Louise Sciò threw a rollicking reunion for friends and family.
In the rose capital of the United States, a tradition wrenched off track by the pandemic is back and in full bloom.
This festively retro dish will delight a dinner with friends, however many you invite.
Julia Sherman looks back at a recent gathering at which she previewed recipes from ‘Arty Parties’ for friends — and shares tips on throwing a communal dinner of your own.
Kyiv was supposed to be a quick layover for the writer Rosa Lyster. But its underground nightlife turned out to be just what she needed.
Sometimes it’s hard to stop talking when you’re nervous. There’s a name for that — and some tips to help.
This year’s theme was American Independence. Patriotism, pop culture and politics were in fashion, but to what end?
The Costume Institute’s biggest night of the year drew a youthful crowd with an American theme.
Who gets to go, what they might wear and how to watch.
What does “The Wild Party,” an obscure but chillingly prescient book-length poem from the twilight of the Jazz Age, tell us about our own era?
Restaurants steeled themselves for a post-pandemic summer of debauchery. In June and July, they got it, but it ended quickly.
The old tradition of the ‘salon’ — where guests become members of a small, privileged audience — gains momentum.
Matthew Raiford swore he’d never return to his family farm in coastal Georgia. But in breaking that vow, he found a sense of community worth celebrating with a lavish spread.
Marissa Meizz became a TikTok meme after her friends excluded her from a birthday party. She decided to do something about it.
The former president scaled back the guest list for his party on Martha’s Vineyard. Who’s in and who’s out?
As people look for ways to spend time with friends outdoors, some homeowners are sharing their private outdoor spaces — for a price.
Hundreds of former Obama administration officials, celebrities and Democratic donors had been planning to attend the huge bash on Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday.
The artsy and quieter hamlet of the Hamptons has seen an influx of Manhattanites, buzzy restaurants and even celebrities.
John Cale, Sharon Van Etten, Donavon Smallwood and other creative types make suggestions for an eclectic playlist sure to help set a festive mood.
A trio of consummate hosts — a curator, a chef and a florist — share their tips about lighting, dinnerware, decoration and more.
Benoît Rauzy and Anthony Watson, the founders of the design studio Atelier Vime, celebrated a long-awaited reunion with friends at their home in the French countryside.
And the Bronx Museum turns 50.
Just how much Covid was spreading behind closed doors last year? Quite a lot, as a new study with a simple yet creative approach found out.
A breakup during the pandemic sent him home to Long Island, where he recharged and decided the Upper East Side was just too quiet.
After a more cautious Pride last year, many New Yorkers were eager to be together again: “Bro, the energy is amazing.”
Like a grizzly waking from hibernation, Washington’s ruling class is coming out of this thing with an appetite.
With virus restrictions lifted, New Yorkers had mixed reactions to ending the precautions they’d grown used to.
Experts say couples can emerge from the pandemic stronger than ever by learning from the past and looking toward the future.
For decades, certain corners of the city were so smoothed by money they seemed off-limits to those just starting out as adults. But for one brief shining moment, it all belongs to the young.
And Pioneer Works hosts a dinner with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and David Byrne.
Joy Morrow-Nulton and John Shults Jr., both widowed twice after 60-plus years of marriage, celebrated their 95th birthdays and wedding.
Going to Disney World this summer? Or to your niece’s sixth birthday party? Here’s how to do it safely.
Dive bars are out. Fine dining is in. Summer shares are scarce. Town leaders are hoping to put the kibosh on the antics of seasons past.
Brides and grooms who eloped or had micro weddings during the pandemic are finally having their prewedding parties a year later.
After Adrian Lopez’s birthday ‘kickback’ went viral on TikTok, thousands of teenagers showed up for the party of the year.
So do most people, a recent study found. Plus: amblypigids, a company called Covid, and other staff recommendations in the weekend edition of the Science Times newsletter.
After a traumatic year, it’s hard to simply flip a switch toward fun. But have teenage summers ever lived up to expectations?
Tossing their masks, jumping on side-by-side treadmills, sharing peanuts next to fellow sports fans, the vaccinated find special freedoms await.
At some parties and night clubs, C.D.C. vaccination cards are the new velvet rope.
And how Thelma Golden and Isaac Mizrahi have stayed sane and creative during the pandemic.
As Sweet Sixteens, proms and graduation ceremonies were disrupted or canceled, kids turned their losses into opportunities for new traditions with friends.
And how Barbara Tober and Peter Pennoyer have fared during the pandemic.
18 plans and proposals for when we emerge from the pandemic.
They’re at the Oscars, on film sets, at festivals and office buildings. Meet the new gatekeepers to gathering responsibly.