BC-AP Lifestyles Digest
BC-AP Lifestyles Digest
Sep. 04, 2018
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GROWING UP DIGITAL-TECH BACKLASH-NOW AND THEN — In many ways, the growing backlash against the toll smartphones, apps and social media are taking on people - especially kids - is reminiscent of past hand-wringing about television, video games and even the radio. But there are key differences. By Barbara Ortutay. SENT Monday: 1,160 words, photos.
MENNONITES-URBAN HORSEMEN — A little-known connection with Mennonite craftsmen is helping a group of black street vendors in Baltimore carry on a generations-old tradition of peddling fruit and vegetables from horse-drawn carts. By David McFadden. SENT Tuesday: 890 words, photo.
CALIFORNIA BRIDGE-SEISMIC SENSORS — A replacement bridge under construction at the second-busiest port in the U.S. isn't just a crucial route for cargo trucks and Southern California commuters — it's a concrete-and-steel science experiment for engineers and seismologists. By Christopher Weber. SENT Tuesday: 690 words, photos.
FOOD AND FARM-MAINE BLUEBERRIES — The Maine wild blueberry industry harvests one of the most beloved fruit crops in New England, but it's locked in a downward skid in a time when other nutrition-packed foods, from acai to quinoa, dominate the conversation about how to eat.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-BAKED ZITI WITH SAUSAGE AND BROCCOLI RABE — We transformed the classic broccoli rabe and sausage pasta dish into an easy, yet elegant, casserole with sweet Italian sausage, red pepper flakes and two cheeses. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 540 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-ONE-PAN CHICKEN WITH KALE AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH — A sheet pan full of roast chicken, kale and butternut squash promises a satisfying, nutritious meal with minimal cleanup. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 490 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-LASAGNA WITH RAGU ALLA BOLOGNESE — To make our Ragu alla Bolognese, we decided to replace the traditional bechamel sauce with a quick no-cook mixture of cottage cheese, heavy cream, garlic and Pecorino Romano. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 850 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-QUICK CHEESE BREAD — Most recipes for cheese bread call for shredded cheese. We prefer our cheese cut into small chunks, which, when mixed into the dough and baked, create luscious, cheesy pockets throughout the bread. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 640 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-RASPBERRY JAM — We wanted a jam bursting with fresh fruit flavor, and we started by finding the perfect balance of fruit and sugar. For intense fruit flavor, we added a grated Granny Smith apple. By America's Test Kitchen. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-KITCHENWISE-BLUEBERRY STREUSEL TART — Super-tasty and much simpler to make than the standard recipe, my blueberry tart features the usual buttery bottom crust, loaded with gobs of fresh berries, and topped off with a crispy sweet streusel crumble. By Sara Moulton. SENT Tuesday: 830 words, photos.
FOOD-COLUMN-DEADLINE-KOREAN CHICKEN TENDERS — Korean fried chicken wings have a shattery thin crust and a lacquered coating. And there are ways to simplify their preparation so you can do it at home. By Katie Workman. SENT Tuesday: 580 words, photos.
HOMES AND GARDENING:
GARDENING-FALL PLANTING — When to plant bulbs in the fall? Science, nature offer clues. By Dean Fosdick. 500 words, photos.
HOMES-DESIGNER-READING NOOKS — How do interior designers create a perfectly cozy reading space, even in homes too small to have a dedicated library? Here we share tips and ideas from three interior design experts. By Melissa Rayworth. SENT Tuesday: 820 words, photos.
LOUISIANA FILM TRAIL — Louisiana's new film trail runs from New Orleans and Elvis Presley's "King Creole" to northwest Louisiana's Bonnie and Clyde museum by way of the home of "Steel Magnolias." By Janet McConnaughey. SENT: 660 words, photo.
VACATION RENTALS-NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans officials are looking at the benefits and headaches of the vacation rental industry that has proliferated with the growth of online sites such as Airbnb. By Kevin McGill. SENT Monday: 870 words, photos.
POLAR BEAR TOURISM — A tiny Alaska Native village has experienced a boom in tourism in recent years as polar bears spend more time on land than on diminishing Arctic sea ice. SENT Tuesday: 300 words.
EMIRATES-SALVATOR-MUNDI — Authorities in Abu Dhabi say the unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" at the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been indefinitely postponed. By Jon Gambrell. SENT: Monday: 350 words, photo.
The AP Cars Special Edition moved Tuesday on the Lifestyles wire for use anytime. All five stories are accompanied by photos. Slugs begin BC-US-SPE--Cars-.
NEW MODELS — From new pickup trucks to an essential range extension for an electric car to the most popular SUV in the country, the 2019 model year for new vehicles has something for everyone. By AP Auto Writer Tom Krisher. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.
SUBSCRIBE TO YOUR NEXT CAR — Companies trying to perfect driverless cars believe almost everyone will eventually pay a monthly fee for their transportation needs. But some motorists already have begun to subscribe to services that cover most of the costs of driving a car. By Michael Liedtke. SENT: 830 words, photos.
MUSCLE CAR SLOWDOWN — Sales of new American muscle cars are falling, raising questions in Detroit and elsewhere about whether a nostalgic high-horsepower cruising culture that dates to before the 1950s is in peril. By AP Auto Writer Tom Krisher. SENT: 850 words, photos.
NOT-SO-AUTONOMOUS GROCERY DELIVERY — Having a self-driving car deliver your groceries seems like a great future use for artificial intelligence. Yet there's a human already schlepping your food every step of the way. There's even one behind the wheel. By Ryan Nakashima. SENT: 725 words, photos.
NERDWALLET-SALESPERSON — Car shoppers can take control of the buying process by finding the right car salesperson. Here are the key qualities to look for — and the red flags. By Philip Reed. SENT: 860 words, photos.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
GENERAL LIFESTYLES: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION-WHAT TO SAY, NY FASHION WEEK-PREVIEW, MARIJUANA-STONER STEREOTYPES, ASIAN-AMERICANS-AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, NERDWALLET-LIZ WESTON-KIDS PAY COLLEGE, MARIJUANA PREGNANY, US OPEN-SERENA'S DRESSES, HARVARD-RACE IN ADMISSIONS
FOOD: FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED SOUTHWESTERN STEAK TIPS WITH TANGY CORN RELISH, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED JALAPENO AND LIME SHRIMP SKEWERS, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-PAPRIKA AND LIME-RUBBED CHICKEN WITH GRILLED VEGETABLE SUCCOTASH, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-NEW ENGLAND FISH CHOWDER, FOOD-COLUMN-ATK-GRILLED SWORDFISH STEAKS WITH SALSA VERDE, FOOD-COLUMN-DEADLINE-SPINACH-FETA-CHICKEN, FOOD-COLUMN-AMERICAN TABLE-CONFETTI COLESLAW
HOMES AND GARDENING: GARDENING-COLUMN-CANNING TOMATOES, HOMES-PARENTING-KIDS IN THE KITCHEN, HOMES-PARENTING-EMPTY NEST ROOM
TRAVEL: TRAVEL-SICILY MOUNTAINS, TRAVEL-QUEBEC-OUTSIDE THE WALL
SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR:
Sept. 4: Cars
Oct. 2: Pursuits
Nov. 13 — Holidays
Dec. 4 — Weddings