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Here is the AP Lifestyles Digest for the week of March 23.
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TALKERS FOR THIS WEEK:
Parenting-Back in the City, Mad Men Mixology, Food Waste Movement, Homes-Going Keyless, Weegee’s New York.
FITNESS-BREAKING THE WORKOUT RUT — The latest workouts crazes promise to stimulate your brain and your muscles in new ways with barre plies in the air (think aerial ballet), dance cardio at a nightclub or killer cardio modeled after a popular cooking show. By Kelli Kennedy. UPCOMING Wednesday: 900 words, photos.
PARENTING AND FAMILIES
BACK IN THE CITY — A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are choosing to stay in or near downtown. By Phuong Le. UPCOMING Tuesday: 700 words by 3 p.m., AP Photos.
FOOD-HEALTHY-CELERY ROOT — It wasn’t until I lived in France that I fully appreciated how underused celeriac — also called celery root — is here in the US, and how much we need to get to know it. By Melissa d’Arabian. UPCOMING: 270 words and a recipe for celery root and chipotle remoulade slaw by 11 a.m. Monday, photos.
FOOD-MAD MEN MIXOLOGY — It’s time to drink like a mad man, or woman. We asked cocktail historians to give us the rundown on the ’60s drinking scene. By Michelle Locke. UPCOMING: 600 words and recipes for cocktails from the ’60s by 11 a.m. Tuesday, photos.
FOOD-AMERICAN TABLE-GRILLED CHEESE — The perfect grilled cheese can make your day, but making the perfect grilled cheese requires patience. By Elizabeth Karmel. UPCOMING: 400 words and a recipe for grilled pear and blue cheese sandwich on cinnamon-raisin bread by 11 a.m. Wednesday, photos.
FOOD-FOOD FINDS-JULIA CHILD AWARD — More than 10 years after she died, a major annual culinary award in honor of Julia Child is being created. By AP Food Editor J.M. Hirsch. UPCOMING: 300 words by 10 a.m. Wednesday, photos.
FOOD-FOOD WASTE MOVEMENT —A waste recovery movement is struggling to take root as the world wakes up to the fact that roughly one-third of all food produced globally ends up as waste. By Leanne Italie. UPCOMING: 1000 words by 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, photos, video.
FOOD-KITCHENWISE-ASPARAGUS SOUP — When shopping for asparagus, people often focus on the wrong thing — how thick the stalks are. They think thinner is better. Truth is, asparagus can be delicious regardless of how thick it is. More important is how fresh the asparagus is. By Sara Moulton. UPCOMING: 360 words and a recipe for fresh and creamy asparagus soup with tarragon by 11 a.m. Thursday, photos.
FOOD-DEADLINE-TERIYAKI CHICKEN — Using a pressure cooker to take chicken from frozen to delicious in about 30 minutes. By AP Food Editor J.M. Hirsch. UPCOMING: 370 words and a recipe for pressure cooker teriyaki chicken by 11 a.m. Friday, photos.
HOMES & GARDENING
GARDENING-WITHOUT SOIL — Who needs soil when you can garden using hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics? All can be done inside the home. By Dean Fosdick. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
HOMES-ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST SHOW — Some trends spotted at the recent Architectural Digest Show in New York City. By Kim Cook. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m. Wednesday, photos.
CRAFTS-EASTER TABLE — From centerpieces to decorative chicks, here’s a handful of simple craft ideas for kids and adults to decorate the Easter brunch table. By Jennifer Forker. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.
PETS-SHELTERS-SUMMER CAMPS — Summer camp is usually full of fun, food and friends. If it’s at your local animal shelter, a pet and a career could be part of it too. Thousands of youngsters from 6 to 17 will attend summer camp this year at hundreds of animal shelters across the country. By SUE MANNING. UPCOMING, 650 words, Wednesday March 25, by 9:30 a.m., photos.
MAD MEN-NYC — New York is going mad for the final season of “Mad Men,” with the unveiling of a sculpture Monday honoring the show, $19.69 liquid lunches and a museum exhibit. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 400 words by noon Monday, photos, video.
JAPAN-RAMEN MUSEUMS — A look at museums in Yokohama devoted to ramen: one museum for instant soup, the other for artisanal soup, both offering samples to taste or take home. By Linda Lombardi. UPCOMING: 880 words by noon Monday, photos.
TRAVEL NEW AND NOW — Tips for female travelers, Philadelphia events, new Lonely Planet series. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m. Monday.
CUBA-THE RUSH — The rush to see Cuba by Americans is on, with tour operators reporting bookings have skyrocketed. By Andrea Rodriguez and Peter Orsi. SENT: 900 words Monday, photos.
NEIGHBORHOODS-TULSA — Downtown Tulsa is undergoing a resurgence, with trendy nightlife in the Brady Arts District and another neighborhood so groovy that a local cafe inspired a fictional coffee shop on “Portlandia.” By Justin Juozapavicius. UPCOMING: 600 words by noon Tuesday, photos.
WEEGEE’S NEW YORK — A new guidebook of photos by the legendary crime photographer Weegee shows what industrialized, pre-gentrified New York City looked like in the mid-20th century, before the city was crammed with towers and billboards. By Beth J. Harpaz and Mark Lennihan. UPCOMING: 500 words by noon Thursday, photos (original Weegee photos with comparable updated AP images of the same places)
BLEISURE BITS-NYC KOREATOWN — Here’s an idea for your next business trip to New York City (but don’t be intimidated!): an evening in Manhattan’s Koreatown, trying Korean barbecue and karaoke. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 400 words by noon Thursday, photos.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (stories from week of March 16):
PARENTING: HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES; MEMES GONE WILD
FOOD: FOOD-DEADLINE-MATZO LASAGNA; FOOD-KITCHENWISE-BRUSSELS SPROUTS; FOOD-WORLD’S FARE-BLACK CARDAMOM; CHILE-EMERGENT CUISINE; FOOD-EASTER BUTTER LAMBS; FOOD-10 THINGS-TOAST; FOOD-FOOD FINDS-SALAD LOVE; FOOD-HEALTHY-PASSOVER; HEALTHY COKES
PETS: PETS-DNA DOGS
TRAVEL: ESSENTIALS-SANTA MONICA; CHILE-PUCON; CHILE-EMERGENT CUISINE; SERENITY NOW-DELRAY BEACH; CHARLESTON ARCHITECTURE; WINTER ON MOUNT WASHINGTON ; ORLANDO CULTURE ; CARIBBEAN-JEWISH TOURISM ; NEW AND NOW
HOMES & GARDENING: GARDENING-LOTUSLAND-PHOTO ESSAY; GARDENING-JADE PLANT ; HOMES-RIGHT-CONCRETE ; HOMES-RIGHT-CONCRETE
UPCOMING IN AP LIFESTYLES:
April: Special Edition Outdoors, prom, Mother’s Day
May: Outdoor travel and recreation, get ready for summer (grilling), graduation; Special Edition Weddings, theme parks, best beaches, picnics, Ramadan