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    The Best Drawer Organizers, According to Professional Declutterers“I put these in my underwear drawer 13 years ago and it has been immaculate ever since!”
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    23 Artificial Plants and Trees, and Flowers That Don’t Look FakeThey’re faux, and they’re spectacular.
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    The Best Gifts for Tea Lovers, According to Sommeliers, Consultants, and WritersGo gaiwan and you’ll never go back.
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  11. best of brand
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  14. something for everyone
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  15. ask the strategist
    What Are the Best Over-the-Fridge Organizing Options?We help a Strategist reader organize the top of their fridge with a few easy tips from jars to extendable shelves to baskets.
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  17. encounter
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  21. the urbanist
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  22. i keep seeing this
    Where Did All These Fancy Vinegar Brands Come From?No fewer than six new vinegar brands have launched in the last year.
  23. this thing's incredible
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  26. this thing's incredible
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  27. ingenious design
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  31. small-business stories
    The Social Club for People of Color That Began Offering Free Grieving SessionsIn the months since COVID-19 hit, Ethel’s Club has gained members as far afield as Norway and is actively looking to raise money to hire new staffers.
  32. what i learned
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  35. this thing's incredible
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  40. deal of the day
    This Top-Rated Nespresso Machine (That Makes Perfect Lattes) Is 40 Percent OffIt comes with a milk frother!
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  43. grub guides
    Cook These Vegetarian Recipes to Eat Less MeatThe meat industry is broken. But these recipes are sound.
  44. grub guides
    Buy This Merch and Support Local RestaurantsThe New York City food scene is getting creative in the face of the coronavirus shutdown.
  45. tv land
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  46. coronavirus
    Sweetgreen Will Also ‘Return’ Its $10 Million PPP LoanThe news comes a few days after Shake Shack announced that it would do the same.
  47. closings
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  48. rip
    Le Cirque Restaurateur Sirio Maccioni Has DiedThe Italian native was 88.
  49. food tv
    Ron Howard Is Working on a José Andrés DocumentaryThe National Geographic film will follow Andrés’s work with World Central Kitchen.
  50. beauty for one
    Now Is the Time to Get to Know Your Natural HairIt took me four months to figure out my curls, but it was worth it.
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