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BC-AP Lifestyles Digest,1st Ld-Writethru

June 24, 2015

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Here is the AP Lifestyles Digest for the week of June 22.

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For questions on homes, gardening, crafts and Special Editions, contact Julie Rubin, jrubin@ap.org. Food, J.M. Hirsch, jhirsch@ap.org. Travel, Beth Harpaz, bharpaz@ap.org. Fashion and general lifestyles, Shelley Acoca, sacoca@ap.org.

TALKERS FOR THIS WEEK: FASHION-FRESH DRESSED; FOOD-CRAFT SAKE; PETS-GOLDEN YEAR PETS; SMITHSONIAN BUSINESS HISTORY

UPDATES: Adds MUSIC-DATING APPS

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FASHION

ITALY-MILAN FASHION WEEK — Milan menswear previews through Tuesday. By Colleen Barry.

FRANCE-PARIS FASHION WEEK — Paris menswear previews for next spring and summer open Saturday June 27 in Paris. Daily coverage through Tuesday June 30. By Thomas Adamson.

FASHION-FRESH DRESSED — A new documentary explores the roots of hip-hop fashion, from southern plantation culture and the rise of Little Richard to the gang warfare of the burned-out, 1970s South Bronx and knockoff king Dapper Dan in Harlem. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 1,000 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

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PARENTING AND RELATIONSHIPS

MUSIC-DATING APPS — From Madonna to Mariah Carey, more and more musicians have looked to dating apps like Tinder and Grindr to promote music and reach fans on-the-go. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 5 p.m. Thursday

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FOOD

FOOD-FOOD FINDS-POACHED EGG — Want a better poached egg? The secret is all in when you crack the shell. By AP Food Editor J.M. Hirsch. SENT: 520 words and a recipe for perfectly poached eggs by 11 a.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-HEALTHY-CAULIFLOWER STEAKS — A healthy steak that will keep you firmly rooted in the produce aisle. By Melissa d’Arabian. SENT: 290 words and a recipe for grilled cauliflower steaks with lemon-lime feta gremolata by 11 a.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-SUMMER-PAN-FRIED PO’BOYS — Need a break from the grill? Probably not, but it’s still good to remember that there are classic summer foods that don’t need an open flame to be delicious. As a gentle reminder, we created this versatile and crazy delicious po’boy that fries up on the stovetop in a flash. By Alison Ladman. SENT: 140 words and a recipe for pan-fried po’boys by 11 a.m. Tuesday, photos.

FOOD-DANDY SHANDY — If life gives you lemons this summer why not mix yourself a refreshing glass of shandy? The drink, classically beer mixed with lemonade, has become an increasingly popular site in the beer aisle. By Michelle Locke. SENT: 650 words by 11 a.m. Wednesday, photos.

FOOD-KITCHENWISE-GRILLED VEGETABLES — Learn to master the grilling of vegetables you’d normally roast. By Sara Moulton. UPCOMING: 270 words and a recipe for grilled vegetables with tahini sauce and spicy panko by 11 a.m. Thursday, photos.

FOOD-DEADLINE-CORN CHOWDER — Making a richer corn chowder with a little help from sunflower seeds. By AP Food Editor J.M. Hirsch. UPCOMING: 310 words and a recipe for corn chowder with sunflower seeds and onions by 11 a.m. Friday, photos.

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HOMES & GARDENING

CRAFTS-DESIGN-ADJAYE — A new textile exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum explores the juncture of traditional African aesthetics and pared-down modernism in the work of architect David Adjaye. By Katherine Roth. SENT: 700 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

GARDENING-MULCH — Mulching can be one of the best things you do for your trees and shrubs. It also can be one of the worst. By Lee Reich. SENT: 540 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photo.

HOMES-RIGHT-FRUITY HUES — The fruity hues of summer can make home decor look fresh and energetic all year long. By Kim Cook. SENT: 530 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

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PETS

PETS-GOLDEN YEAR PETS — You’ve always had a pet and always figured there would be a pet in your life. Now you are retiring and you aren’t so sure. You also aren’t alone. By SUE MANNING, SENT: 700 words by 10 a.m. ET., photos.

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TRAVEL

VANQUISHING THE VANDERBILTS — The Vanderbilt family, once synonymous with American wealth and power, has fallen into a full-blown public spat with the organization that now owns The Breakers, their spectacular Rhode Island mansion. By Michelle R. Smith. SENT: 950 words Monday, photo, relayed from national news lines.

CABOT TRAIL — A look at Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island, a 185-mile route that clings to cliffs, plunges into forests and connects fishing villages. By John Lumpkin. SENT: 800 words Monday, photos.

SMITHSONIAN BUSINESS HISTORY — A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s iPhone have been brought together to tell a broad story of American business history for the first time at the Smithsonian Institution. By Brett Zongker. SENT: 720 words Monday, relayed from weekend news lines, photos.

TRAVEL BRIEFS NEW AND NOW — Cunard 175th, Tokyo cool, Chicago beaches. By Beth J. Harpaz. SENT: 600 words Monday.

VIRGIN CRUISES — Richard Branson announces details of Virgin Cruises, which intends to sail out of Miami with a pair of 4,200-passenger state-of-the-art ships. By Marisol Medina. SENT: 400 words by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

SERENITY NOW-OREGON-BIKE ROADS — When I am riding my bike through a picturesque slice of Oregon, I feel at peace. Take the next turn, and then the next. By Terrence Petty. SENT: 600 words by noon Tuesday, photos.

MAINE-CLIMBING KATAHDIN — I can’t remember a thing about my climb up Mount Katahdin 25 years ago, probably because I was young and fit and it was no big deal, but my second climb last summer is indelibly etched in pain and fear in my memory. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 600 words by 11 a.m. Thursday, photos.

ESSENTIALS-SAN DIEGO — Everything you need to know about visiting San Diego in 800 words, from bucket-list attractions to hanging out in Little Italy. By Julie Watson. UPCOMING: 800 words by noon Thursday, photos.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (stories from week of JUNE 15):

FASHION: FASHION-UNDERARM HAIR; ITALY-MILAN FASHION WEEK

FOOD: FOOD-HEALTHY-TURKEY BURGERS; FOOD-LOS ANGELES MENUS; FOOD-JULY FOURTH-GRILLED FRUIT SALAD; FOOD-JULY FOURTH-POTATO SALAD; FOOD-JULY FOURTH-BRATWURST GRINDERS; FOOD-JULY FOURTH-BEEF SHORT RIBS; FOOD-AMERICAN TABLE-DIY BARBECUE SAUCE; FOOD-DIANA HENRY; FOOD-JULY FOURTH-CREAM PIE; FOOD-KITCHENWISE-PEACH HAND PIES; FOOD-AUDREY HEPBURN; FOOD-DEADLINE-SANGRIA

PETS: FUNERAL HOME DOGS; PETS-INVENTIONS

HOME AND GARDEN: GARDENING-EMANCIPATED GARDENER; CRAFTS-FOR DAD; HOMES-NEW JAPANESE

TRAVEL: TRAVEL BRIEFS NEW AND NOW; WAIMANALO-BEST BEACH LIST; NEPAL EARTHQUAKE-TOURISTS; OSHKOSH AIRSHOW; CUBA DIVING; NEIGHBORHOODS-DUBAI; BLEISURE-TUCSON-SABINO CANYON

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SENT IN LIFESTYLES:

June: Summer food (food theme continues through the season)

July: Back to School; Special Edition Back To School

August: Special Edition Fall Homes; Labor Day (week of Aug. 17); fall travel, Rosh Hashanah (week of Aug. 31)

September: Special Edition Cars; New York Fashion Week (Sept. 10-17) followed by coverage of Fashion Week in London, Milan and Paris; baking and soup season

October: Halloween; Special Edition Weddings; Thanksgiving food (begins week of Oct. 19)

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SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR 2015:

July 7 — Back to School

Aug. 4 — Fall Homes

Sept. 8 — Cars

Oct. 6 — Weddings

Nov. 3 — Holidays

Dec. 1 — Baby Boomers