Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

Written by Elaine M Hayes, “Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan” explores the jazz musician and human/women’s rights activist’s incredible—yet often looked over—existence and legacy. From her early life in Jersey, to the ways in which she helped desegregate radio, to performing at the Apollo, to her civil rights work, Vaughan was truly a force—paving the way for women of color in …

Summer Weekender Essentials

From books to sunscreen, sneakers and more, some of our favorite things for little getaways

While warmer weekends in the city are special—allowing people to explore parks further, head to the beach, have picnics or even just sit outdoors—a getaway provides a true change in mentality. For those living in big cities, the sensation of escape into nature can be transformative and replenishing. So whether you’re heading away for a long weekend, or dreaming of future vacations, we have combed …