After teaching 64 combined years, friends Pam Harold and Juni Smith decided they wanted to decorate cookies. Both officially retired from education in June 2020 but got an early start on retirement when school was dismissed in March due to the pandemic. Harold usually does the baking and Smith makes […]
Hurry! The rare Friends of Glossier 20% off sale is here
Take advantage of this tiny window of opportunity to score big on the brand’s beauty heroes (iStock/The Independent) In what might be some of the most exciting news we’ve heard in 2021, Glossier is holding its first-ever non-Black Friday sale – and it starts today. The billion-dollar beauty brand only […]
Where was Friends filmed?
FRIENDS has been thrilling fans since it first aired back in 1994. But despite the show being set in New York, it was actually filmed elsewhere. 🔵 Read our Friends reunion live blog for the latest updates… 4 Smash hit comedy Friends is set in New York but NOT filmed […]
This Friday, Head to Booking.com for a Chance to Stay at the FRIENDS Apartment in New York City
FRIENDS superfans, mark your calendars and set your browsers to Booking.com this Friday, May 21: At 10 a.m. ET / 9 a.m. CT, you’ll have a chance to book one of two officially sponsored overnight stays in New York City at The FRIENDS Experience recreation of the popular television series’ […]
Lehigh Co. wedding venue’s transformation aims to draw beer buffs and their furry friends
A popular Lehigh County wedding venue soon will be going to the dogs and their beer buff human companions. By early summer, Willow Tree Grove Banquet & Event Center, which has changed hands a few times through the years, is now set to become Retriever Brewing Compound. Owner Matt Andersen […]
The Best Restaurants in ATL for Eating Outside with Friends
As every college student knows, this school year has been anything but typical. Besides the academic struggles, it has been difficult to reminisce about the way college life used to be, but my friends and I have been determined to make the most out of the circumstances while being as […]
When Friends Move Next Door
IN 2019, Ward Berlin and his wife, Karla Grazier, moved into a newly built house in a new Colorado gated community called Vermilion at Garden of the Gods. But they didn’t have to spend much time getting to know their neighbors: Many of the eight properties on their street were […]
She Lived Through the Capitol Riot. Now This GOP Staffer Is Calling Out Her Friends’ Conspiracies.
A man wearing a QAnon sweatshirt faces US Capitol police officers as they try to stop supporters of US President Donald Trump from entering the Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) As pro-Trump rioters attacked the U.S. Capitol, GOP aide Leslie […]
Best online games to play with friends that will make you feel less cooped up in 2021
The pandemic and social distancing recommendations have likely changed your usual plans for socializing with family and friends this winter. But you can still play online games together, even from far away. Whether you’re looking for old-school favorites, party games, escape rooms or exciting board games, there’s likely a virtual option, as more people […]
The best virtual escape rooms to play online with friends, from Harry Potter to murder mystery games
Zoom quizzes are so last year, but these will make sure you stay entertained despite the tougher restrictions (iStock) We could all do with a bit of escapism from reality at the moment, as England enters its third national lockdown. On Monday 4 January, prime minister Boris Johnson announced the […]
My best friend canceled her wedding and eloped. Here’s how I planned her virtual bachelorette party with 18 friends across the world for less than $100.
The bride said her virtual bachelorette party was the most fun she’d had during the pandemic. Insider/Danielle Brody My best friend Kisha, who lives in Australia, decided to elope after canceling her April wedding due to the pandemic. Along with a couple of friends, I planned a bachelorette party for […]
Lancaster woman creates holiday scavenger hunt for friends, family; here’s why and how | Food + Living
Normally, I don’t make it a habit to skip out on a potentially enchanting winter walk in the snow. That was at least my feeling when I saw an email from a co-worker about a family near Rader Park in Lancaster County who, in an effort to replicate some lost sense of Christmas spirit, […]
I’m A Scientist. I Can’t Even Get My Own Family And Friends To Follow COVID-19 Rules.
Like many of you, I’ve been having COVID-19 nightmares. The general theme is always the same. In my dream, I’m somehow exposed to the coronavirus, either because I’m put in a risky situation I can’t avoid, like being in a hospital, or because I’m around others who aren’t taking precautions. […]
I’m losing friends because of my uncontrollable angry outbursts, and more advice from Dear Prudie.
Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by globalmoments/iStock/Getty Images Plus. Danny is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here’s an edited transcript of this week’s chat. Q. Angry cry: I don’t like being around people when I’m really sick or in pain, including emotionally. I tend to get really angry for […]
These Personalized Christmas Ornaments Make Great Gifts for Friends and Family
You know how you like to have your mug at work? Or, how you have your seat in the living room. Well, the same applies to Christmas ornaments these days, and as much you want yours, everyone else wants theirs, too. To make this happen and achieve total tree customization, […]
Family pedigree, friends and merit mark SC judge choosing
COLUMBIA, S.C. Ancestors, family pedigrees, old friendships, college ties, easy cheer and even merit were all part of the mix last week in a ritual where candidates for South Carolina’s open judgeships parade before a judicial screening commission to see if they have the right stuff to make it on […]
Bawdy online game is helping friends connect during COVID-19
Forget about resurrecting a sourdough starter, filming TikTok videos or binge-watching “The Crown.” In the quest for virus-safe fun during the pandemic, my friends and I have been meeting regularly on Zoom to play a raunchy online game that features jokes about sexual practices, Miley Cyrus, vegans and “Star Wars” […]
How To Close Up Your Pandemic Bubble Without Losing Friends
As coronavirus case numbers surge across the country, it’s not just the obvious places you should avoid: political rallies, large weddings, crowded bars, restaurants and night clubs. More and more, health experts warn that COVID-19 is being transmitted at the intimate get-togethers many of us believed were relatively safe: Dinner […]