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A pioneering Black composer, a space pod sculpture, the culture represented in cuisine and more from around the internet

NYC Middle Schoolers Write the Only Children’s Book About Black Composer Florence Price At Special Music School, NYC’s only music-focused K-12 public school, English teacher Shannon Potts assigned her sixth, seventh and eighth grade classes to study Florence Price, the first Black woman to have her music played by a major American orchestra. But as her students learned more about Price—whose contributions have become largely …

Interview: Michelin-Starred Korean Steakhouse Cote’s Restaurateur Simon Kim

As the lauded NYC destination welcomes guests again, its Miami sibling opens for the first time

In NYC‘s Flatiron District, restaurateur Simon Kim’s acclaimed Korean steakhouse concept, COTE, suffuses a convivial atmosphere with fine dining standards. COTE celebrates ingredients of the utmost quality and embraces the joy of sharing a table with loved ones. Through a show-stopping signature meat selection, along with a 1,200+ label wine list and seasonal cocktails from beverage director Victoria James, Kim’s program with executive chef David Shim …

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Light in space, furniture from vintage adidas apparel, an underwater sculpture park and more

Outer Space Might Not Be Dark After All “Is space truly black?” Tod Lauer, an astronomer at the National Science Foundation’s NOIRLab, questions. Now, courtesy of research from NASA’s New Horizons team and their spacecraft (which is approximately 4,000,000,000 miles from Earth), we understand that no is quite possibly the answer. The team argues that if you were to remove all sources of visible light …