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New York Gov. Hochul announces "parameters of conceptual" budget deal, two weeks after deadline


  • Acclaimed food writer Anya von Bremzen’s new book is "National Dish: Around the World in Search of Food, History and the Meaning of Home." In it, von Bremzen explores six of the world’s most fascinating and iconic culinary cultures, weaving together cuisine, history, and politics.
  • Best-selling author and design critic Akiko Busch is here to discuss her new collection, "Everything Else is Bric-a-brac: Notes on Home." It is a collection of 60 short prose pieces that reflect, on the human condition and offer insights on family, domestic space, and a changing environment.
  • Writer of the James Beard award-winning Washington Post column "Unearthed," prolific food journalist, and self-proclaimed “crappy gardener” Tamar Haspel is on a mission: to show us that raising or gathering our own food is not as hard as it’s often made out to be. When she and her husband move from Manhattan to two acres on Cape Cod with no skills to speak of, they decide to adopt a more active approach to their diet: raising chickens, growing tomatoes, even foraging for mushrooms and hunting their own meat. The new book is: "To Boldly Grow: Finding Joy, Adventure and Dinner in Your Own Backyard." It is a fresh take on eating real food, and an tale of finding success, happiness and purpose when you just go out and do it, no expertise required. Tamar Haspel writes the James Beard Award-winning Washington Post column Unearthed, which tackles food from every angle: agriculture, nutrition, obesity, the food environment, and DIY.
  • In the new book "Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home" by Charlie Warzel and Anne Helen Petersen challenges us to rethink what it takes to make remote work work.This is not a book about working from home during the pandemic. It is instead about decentralizing work from our lives, and the deeper questions of how to create a humane work culture that embodies flexibility, fosters more inclusive company cultures, and values life outside the office as much as inside—and why this is good for employers too.
  • The term “home economics” may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or sunken muffins. But common conception obscures the story of the revolutionary science of better living. The field exploded opportunities for women in the twentieth century by reducing domestic work and providing jobs as professors, engineers, chemists, and businesspeople. And it has something to teach us today.
  • The term “home economics” may conjure traumatic memories of lopsided hand-sewn pillows or sunken muffins. But common conception obscures the story of the…
  • Paul Greenberg is the author of the James Beard Award-winning bestseller "Four Fish," "American Catch," and "The Omega Principle," and a regular…
  • Joe Donahe: Journalist Lauren Sandler's new book "This Is All I Got: A New Mother's Search for Home" is an immersion in the life of a young homeless…
  • There will be opportunities in the Capital Region to hear a dialogue between an Orthodox Israeli settler and a Palestinian activist as they tell their…
  • Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until, one winter, after more than a…