15 Fashion Essentials for When We Come Out of Lockdown 2021

One year ago, the arrival of spring (among other things) was hardly a cause for celebration—or going out, anywhere. This time around, things feel different. The worst is not over yet but the steady pace of vaccinations coupled with the recent bout of sublime weather, especially for East Coasters, has everyone in a veritably ebullient mood. Still not convinced? Just take a look at the springtime fashion offerings, the best of which we’ve curated below—there is nary a sweatpant in sight. Even if it’s just for a walk in the park, the season’s message is clear: it’s time to

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Downtown Atascadero’s first rooftop bar, more shopping & dining coming soon

If you’ve driven on El Camino Real through downtown Atascadero lately, you’ve probably seen construction underway on a couple of buildings not far from city hall.

That’s because a rooftop bar, apartments, and more shopping and dining are coming soon.

On Wednesday, workers were busy installing the tile rooftop on one of the two buildings that make up La Plaza.

“It’ll feel more like a downtown once this is all done and up and running,” said Zoe Zappas of Z Villages Management and Development.

Plans for the three-story mixed-used development started in Fall of 2016 but by this June, the

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The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Kylie Jenner, Chrissy Teigen, and Miley Cyrus

It’s really starting to feel like spring in the city. And when there is warm weather, there are some stellar looks that come out to play. Our inspiration this week for getting out and getting dressed is Parker Kit Hill. The artist, model, and dancer basked in the sun in New York City. His casual look was elevated by a Burberry bucket hat, a delicious velvet Chanel bag, and some kicky heeled boots.

Kylie Jenner is feeling similarly, writing in her Instagram caption: “ok i’m ready for warm weather now.” But Jenner didn’t do shorts and a tank to usher

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5 Tips for Starting Your Side Hustle From Fashion Folks Who Did It

Whether it’s a passion project, a way to “future-proof” one’s career or simply an extra source of income — or a combination thereof — side hustles seem to be all the rage these days. 

In an ideal world, we wouldn’t even have to take on extra work or have a day job that isn’t our true passion. Nevertheless, if you have an idea that feels worthwhile, now’s as good a time as any to get the ball rolling. (Or not! No one should feel pressure to be productive with every moment of their day.)

Obviously, the pandemic has afforded many

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Opinion: Women are leading the way on biology’s frontier. Here’s how to open up all of science to them

This is not only detrimental to women, but also to scientific progress, as it can prevent women with contributions to offer from entering the field. That is why we are calling on scientists, educators and student advisers to start breaking down the barriers facing women in science.

Despite the under-representation of women in science, some of our most critical breakthroughs have been driven by women. There are, of course, famous examples: Marie Curie and countless other historic, scientific trailblazers. But there are also contemporary women scientists breaking new ground. There is perhaps no better examples than Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier and
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A man finds 15,000 bees in his car after grocery shopping

He had just finished grocery shopping, but a New Mexico man got much more than he bargained for when he returned to his car in the store’s parking lot: A swarm of 15,000 honeybees had decamped in the back seat.

The man, whose name was not released, had left a window down in the Buick while he made a 10-minute stop at an Albertsons supermarket on Sunday afternoon in Las Cruces, New Mexico, authorities said.

It wasn’t until he had started to drive away that he noticed that something was amiss, according to the Las Cruces Fire Department.

“Then he

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