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A Place the Entire Family Can Call Home

Every Thursday, Henk and Elly Oving take care of their young grandchildren. They don’t have to travel far. They just go downstairs. The Ovings share a five-story home in Amsterdam — two apartments stacked on top of each other and joined by a central staircase — with their daughter Jantien …

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Babs Opens, Drawing From the Basque Country

Headliner Babs Building on the success of their modern Parisian-style restaurant, Mimi, Louis Levy and the brothers Daniel and Evan Bennett are opening this somewhat scaled-down bistro nearby. The partners, who have worked in a number of restaurants, describe the new venture as more casual, and it will eventually be …

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Emma’s Torch Adds a Backyard Garden

Emma’s Torch, the nonprofit Brooklyn restaurant established by Kerry Brodie to train refugees in professional kitchen and management skills, is going farm to table. With a grant from Toast, a company that provides software for restaurant systems, the backyard has been planted with herbs and some lettuce for the cooks …

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A Taste of the Masters

Is Dad a golfer? Maybe one who dreams of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club? He may never qualify for the green jacket, but you can give him a taste of the Masters with a tub of the pimento cheese that’s served at the club. Ted’s Famous …

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Hong Kong Residents Block Roads to Protest Extradition Bill

Other protesters gathered on a landscaped pedestrian bridge and a waterfront, singing hymns and joining in prayers led by representatives of religious groups. “We may be losing something precious,” Yip Po Lam, a Catholic priest, told the protesters. “But I hope we will not leave behind our values and our …

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