The value of cooking at home isn't all about money

Jun 2, 2017
And it's not that hard, either.
Beer-steamed mussels with chorizo.
Photo by Chelsea Kyle, food styling by Joanna Keohane

New survey finds trade skill jobs least desirable among students

Jun 1, 2017
Thousands of high school seniors graduating this month will begin the process of choosing a career, or at least thinking about one.  The Boy Scouts of America, through its coed career development program, aims to align those choices with future in-demand jobs. But a new BSA survey produced a surprising result — young people aren’t […]

Delaware town throws shade on beach tents to help relieve overcrowding

May 26, 2017
On holidays like Memorial Day, the sand can get pretty crowded, so some cities are banning tents and barbecues.
The boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The town attracts about 7 million people a year.
James Morrison

Is the craft movement making service jobs hip?

May 25, 2017
These are 'serious pursuits' of young urbanites, the 'Masters of Craft' author says. But will the careers last?
"I found across all these occupations is this renewed attention to detail," says Richard Ocejo, an associate professor of sociology at John Jay University and the The City University of New York. "They really reinvigorated them with this sense of meaning, this sense of craft,"
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