BC-AP Lifestyles Digest,1st Ld-Writethru


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Here is an updated AP Lifestyles Digest for the week of April 4.

UPDATES digest to postpone Travel story on Olmsted Landscapes from Thursday to Monday, April 11.

ADDS Glamour Amy Schumer in Fashion (sent Wednesday), People Toast Meets World in Pets (sent Wednesday), and Japan Cherry Blossoms Photo Gallery in Travel (sent Thursday).

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The Special Edition Outdoors will be transmitted Tuesday April 5 with five stories and photos. Each story will have SPE-Outdoors in the keyword slug. Stories are listed here but a separate digest of stories will also be sent.

For questions on homes, gardening, crafts and Special Editions, contact Julie Rubin, [email protected] Food, J.M. Hirsch, [email protected] Travel, Beth Harpaz, [email protected] Fashion and general lifestyles, Shelley Acoca, [email protected]

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FASHION

GLAMOUR-AMY SCHUMER: A social media dust-up over plus-size women has Amy Schumer declaring herself a size 6 to 8 and wondering why she was included by Glamour magazine in a special edition celebrating ‘chic at any size.’ By Leanne Italie. SENT: 365 words Wednesday, photo.

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FOOD

FOOD-10 THING-ASPARAGUS: 10 fresh, delicious ways to dress up your spring asparagus. By Alison Ladman. SENT: 120 words and 10 ideas for using asparagus by 11 a.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-HEALTHY-DESSERT BERRIES: Serving fruit for dessert can be both decadent and virtuous. By Melissa d’Arabian. SENT: 350 words and a recipe for berries and bitters by 11 a.m. Monday, photos.

FOOD-AIR FRYERS: Todd English has a new — and unlikely — love: the air fryer. By Kevin Begos. SENT: 520 words by 11 a.m. Tuesday, photos.

FOOD-AMERICAN TABLE-BRAISED BRISKET: Want a better Passover brisket? You need to know your cuts. By Elizabeth Karmel. SENT: 410 words and a recipe for two-day braised point brisket by 11 a.m. Wednesday, photos.

FOOD-KITCHENWISE-MATZO LASAGNA: Matzo lasagna — a vegetarian Passover entry anyone can love. By Sara Moulton. UPCOMING: 470 words and a recipe for zucchini matzo lasagna by 11 a.m. Thursday, photos.

FOOD-DEADLINE-CHICKEN MARBELLA: Chicken marbella — the chicken dish you need to get back into regular rotation. Now. By Katie Workman. UPCOMING: 280 words and a recipe for chicken marbella by 11 a.m. Friday, photos.

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HOMES & GARDENING

GARDENING-LESS WATER: Lingering drought and restrictive water-use rules don’t mean you have to give up gardening: Instead, try planting in smaller areas, using containers, buying fast-growing plants, applying mulch and compost, and installing efficient irrigation systems. By Dean Fosdick. SENT: 530 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

HOMES-DESIGNER-BUILT-IN KITCHEN SEATING: The term “breakfast nook” sounds hopelessly trapped in the 1970s, but modern homeowners are embracing the style and practicality of built-in seating in the kitchen. By Melissa Rayworth. SENT: 600 words by 3 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

CRAFTS-WOMEN: Women have always been an integral part of crafting culture. With help from the Internet, they are at the forefront of the current maker movement in both the West and the developing world. By Kim Cook. SENT: 600 words by 3 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

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PETS

PETS-DOG GEAR: The Summer Olympics get under way in Brazil in August. Try some of this gear to let your dog in on the action. By Sue Manning. SENT: 800 words by 2 p.m. Wednesday, photos.

PEOPLE-TOAST MEETS WORLD: There was too much sun, swimming, eating and zooming about in Jaguars and private helicopters, but Instagram diva Toast the dog took the Hamptons last summer and lived to write about it in her new book, “ToastHampton: How to Summer in Style.” SENT: 600 words Wednesday, photos.

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SPECIAL EDITION-OUTDOORS

OUTDOORS-RUNNING WITH DOGS: Dogs love to run, and people love to run with them. But make sure your dog is prepared properly. By Jennifer Forker. SENT: 800 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

OUTDOORS-CAMP WEDDINGS: Hiking boots, bug spray, long underwear — this is a packing list for a wedding? Summer-camp nuptials are catching on, popular for their mix of nostalgia and adventure. By Tracee M. Herbaugh. SENT: 650 word by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

OUTDOORS-WINE COUNTRY HIKING: Here’s a wine country secret that can help you raise your glass and your heart rate: Along with the world-famous wine-tasting trails winding through the Napa Valley, there are miles of scenic hiking trails. By Michelle Locke. SENT: 750 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

OUTDOORS-GOLF CART ALTERNATIVES: Alternatives to golf carts: Golfboards, Golf Bikes and Segways offer players a chance to climb out of the cart for a little fun and exercise. By John Marshall. SENT: 780 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

OUTDOORS-GARDEN ART: Garden art — from glass objects to mirrors and antique signs — can bring drama and design to outdoor spaces. By Kim Cook. SENT: 540 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

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TRAVEL

CHINA PRIVATE MUSEUMS: Quirky private museums run by eccentric and passionate owners dot Beijing’s backstreets and suburbs, showing the history of everything from limos to junk. By Louise Watt. SENT: 800 words Sunday, photos.

PRINCETON WOODROW WILSON: Princeton University is launching a new exhibit that will explore the racist roots of its most famous president and one of our county’s most celebrated leaders, former President Woodrow Wilson. By Errin Haines Whack. SENT: 800 words Monday, photos.

TRAVEL BRIEFS NEW AND NOW: Items on Brooklyn Smorgasburg in LA, Atlas Obscura events, final season for World-Fest in Branson. By Beth J. Harpaz. SENT: 500 words by noon Monday.

SERENITY NOW-OKLAHOMA CITY MEMORIAL: Twenty-one years after the Oklahoma City bombing, a visit to the memorial site provides a quiet space to reflect on the realities of violence and personal hopes for peace. By Glenn Adams. SENT: 400 words by noon Tuesday, photos

OUTDOORS-WINE COUNTRY HIKING: Here’s a wine country secret that can help you raise your glass and your heart rate: Along with the world-famous wine-tasting trails winding through the Napa Valley, there are miles of scenic hiking trails. By Michelle Locke. SENT: 750 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos. Also moving in Outdoors Special Edition

LONDON PUNK 40TH: The Sex Pistols and The Clash led the British punk rock revolution in the steamy summer of 1976, and London is marking 40 years since then with a series of events, gigs and exhibits. By Jonathan Elderfield. SENT: 850 words by noon Wednesday, photos.

JAPAN-CHERRY BLOSSOMS PHOTO GALLERY: A look at cherry blossom season in Japan. SENT: 200 words Thursday, photos.

OLMSTED LANDSCAPES: If you’ve visited New York City, Boston, Detroit, Asheville, North Carolina, or even Yosemite National Park, you’ve probably seen the landscapes of Frederick Law Olmsted firsthand. This month, the North Carolina Arboretum dedicates a statue in his honor. By Beth J. Harpaz. POSTPONED: Planned for Monday, April 11, photos.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (stories from week of March 28)

FITNESS: WORKOUT INJURIES

FOOD: HEALTHY-SALMON PACKETS, 10 THINGS-ROASTED CHICKEN, WORLD’S FARE-CHICKEN KADHI, KITCHENWISE-POUND CAKE MUFFINS, DEADLINE-AVGOLEMONO

PETS: SHY DOGS

GARDENING: PRUNING

HOMES: SPARE ROOM TO CLOSET, USING DESIGN BLOGS

TRAVEL: BELGIUM-TOURISM FEARS, TRAVEL BRIEFS NEW AND NOW, NEIGHBORHOODS-HONG KONG, MONTREAL BIKE FESTIVAL, HAWAII-MOLOKAI, GEORGIA AQUARIUM-SEA LIONS, HIGH-ERIC CARLE

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UPCOMING IN LIFESTYLES:

April: Prom, Mother’s Day

May: Summer grilling, graduation, outdoor travel and recreation, Ramadan, theme parks, best beaches, Father’s Day

June: July 4 food, GOP and DEM conventions (travel), summer food

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SPECIAL EDITIONS CALENDAR 2016:

May 3 — Weddings

June 7 — Pets

July 12 — Back to School

Aug 2 — Fall Homes

Sept 6 — Cars

Oct 4 — Baby Boomers

Nov 15 — Holidays

Dec 6 — Weddings

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