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Workshop/APD and April Bovet Interior Design Team Up on a Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Gem

In the dining room, Eoos chairs ring a custom concrete table beneath a Rich Brilliant Willing pendant fixture. Photography by Donna Dotan.

Each of the five boroughs contains a constellation of neighborhoods with their own cultural quirks and pervading personalities. In Cobble Hill, ethnically diverse mom-and-pop shops and traditional brownstones entwine with a boho art scene, yielding an old-school yet forward-thinking Brooklyn vibe. It’s here that Workshop/APD founding principal Andrew Kotchen was given the opportunity to nestle a unique piece of architecture between two 1900s town houses, at once putting into relief the district’s dual natures.

GamFratesi stools pull up to the kitchen’s granite-topped island. Photography by Donna Dotan.

“It’s rare to get the chance to run an intelligent design process that isn’t based in historical preservation,” Kotchen says of the ground-up plan he conceived for his client, a married couple with two teenage children. After performing initial zoning

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Brigham, Broad Institute team to test 10,000 people in at-home coronavirus study called TestBoston

Over the course of six months, study participants will get monthly at-home kits for viral and antibody testing. They’ll also complete routine surveys and can seek additional testing if they develop symptoms, officials said.

Ongoing study results could reveal warning signs about how COVID-19 cases are changing in the Boston area. It will also help clinicians learn more about whether contracting the virus protects someone from future reinfection, according to the statement.

TestBoston will be led by Dr. Ann Woolley and Dr. Lisa Cosimi, infectious disease physicians at Brigham and Women’s, and Dr. Deborah Hung, a codirector of the Infectious Disease and Microbiome Program of the Broad Institute and an infectious disease and critical care physician at the Brigham.

“With ongoing limits on testing availability, we still face serious challenges to our understanding of how many people in Massachusetts have been infected and to our ability to detect new outbreaks,

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SWAT team told investigators raid on Breonna Taylor’s home was ‘just an egregious act’

Members of the Louisville Metro Police Department’s SWAT unit criticized the raid that ended with Breonna Taylor’s death, with one member calling it an “egregious act,” according to a report.

The criticism about the March 13 raid on Taylor’s apartment came during interviews conducted by the department’s Profession Integrity Unit with Lt. Dale Massey and other SWAT members, the Louisville Journal-Courier reported.

Officers were serving several warrants on multiple locations when Taylor’s home was targeted. She was killed when Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and detectives Myles Cosgrove and Brett Hankison fired more than 30 rounds after her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, opened fire.

Walker stated he thought someone was breaking into the residence.

No officers were charged in Taylor’s death. Hankinson was fired and faces three counts of wanton endangerment for bullets fired into a nearby apartment unit.

The highly-trained SWAT team responded to Taylor’s apartment after the fatal police shooting. Sgt.

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Lowe’s NFL “Home Team Roster” Is Doing Amazing Community Service Projects Across the Country

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During these tough times of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been amazed at how many people—celebrities and regular folks alike—have devoted themselves to helping those in need. Now, we’re happy to hear this piece of feel-good news from Lowe’s, the home improvement store, which has just launched the “Home Team Roster,” a lineup of players from all 32 NFL teams working on various community impact projects in their respective NFL hometowns.

For the partnership, each player will volunteer on a project ranging from affordable housing repairs and small business support to veterans’ outreach and disaster recovery. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback and 2019 NFL MVP, is serving as “captain” for Lowe’s Home Team, and is very much looking forward to making a difference in Charm City.

For his specific project, the star quarterback will work with Lowe’s and Baltimore’s Southwest Partnership to help with the opening of the United Way

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Lowe’s unites NFL fans with ‘Home Team’ player tie-up

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  • Lowe’s debuts a new marketing campaign today (Sept. 9) to unite NFL fans as they watch this season from home, the brand said in a press release emailed to Marketing Dive. One player from each of the league’s 32 teams will join Lowe’s “Home Team” to support community-building projects by people and organizations that exemplify the cultural fabric of their respective NFL hometowns.
  • A 30-second TV commercial will air during Thursday’s game between the Houston Texans and Super Bowl 2020 champion Kansas City Chiefs. The new spot, titled “800 Mint Street,” nods to the Carolina Panthers’ stadium address and will feature fans’ homes who share the same address, aiming to reinforce that “this year, we’re all on the home team,” per the announcement.
  • Lowe’s Home Team players will host virtual fan engagements throughout the season and share their personal DIY home improvement projects in a new series called
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Lowe’s Unites NFL Fans with a New Type of “Home Team”

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For the 2020-21 NFL season, Lowe’s will draft 32 NFL athletes to first-ever Lowe’s “Home Team” connecting fans and communities.

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For the 2020-21 NFL season, Lowe’s will draft 32 NFL athletes to first-ever Lowe’s “Home Team” connecting fans and communities.

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At a moment when sports are being redefined and homes are becoming the new stadium, Lowe’s is putting the “home” in “home team.” Lowe’s is unveiling the first-ever Lowe’s “Home Team,” a group of current NFL players representing every team in the league, coming together to unite fans around the connection and community we all crave during football season, even as fandom goes home.

2019 NFL MVP Lamar Jackson (Baltimore Ravens) and All-Pro Christian McCaffrey (Carolina Panthers) will serve as captains of Lowe’s “Home Team,” connecting NFL hometowns around the country and proving that, no matter where

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Creative Team Announced For Experimental Bitch’s Culinary Audio Play + Food Box: IN THE KITCHEN

Reservations will go on sale September 23rd.

Creative Team Announced For Experimental Bitch's Culinary Audio Play + Food Box: IN THE KITCHEN

The complete creative team has been announced for interactive audio play In the Kitchen. Reservations for In the Kitchen’s original recipe box and accompanying audio play will go on sale to the public on September 23rd. Experimental Bitch Presents (EBP) will host a live launch event featuring musical performance by Anat Halevy Hochberg and cooking demonstration by Annabel Rabiyah of The Awafi Kitchen on October 8th.

In the Kitchen is created and performed by Hannah Aliza Goldman. Goldman is joined by director Coral Cohen (Between the Threads: Jewish Women Project), who returns to the team after directing the 2019 workshop production at Access Theater. The devising duo adapt In the Kitchen for an interactive at-home experience.

Musician Anat Halevy Hochberg will serve as composer, adapting traditional Mizrahi Jewish songs with sound design by Carsen Joenk. Israeli music producer, Enat Ventura, returns to the

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