Covering culture in NYC for WSJ. Used to write about lawyers and the environment. Tips, gripes: jennifer.smith@wsj.com

UK football notebook: Cats offensive boss Dawson ready to punch up the pace in fall

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Aug 02, 2015

Notebook: After not a single snap of tempo in spring, Cats will need to hold onto their helmets at the start of camp. kentucky.com/2015/08/01/397…

Aug 02, 2015

Notebook: Kentucky's OC says goal is 85 plays a game, which will be about 15 more plays than Cats averaged last year. kentucky.com/2015/08/01/397…

Aug 02, 2015

Also in the football notebook this week, UK Coach Mark Stoops revisits the need for an early signing period. kentucky.com/2015/08/01/397…

Brooklyn Academy of Music Unveils $25 Million Expansion

wsj.com — The Brooklyn Academy of Music is launching a new building project intended to knit three of its locations together and carve out new space to present visual art. The $25 million expansion project, announced Friday morning, will connect the BAM Harvey Theater at 651 Fulton St.

Metropolitan Museum Sets Attendance Record

wsj.com — A record 6.3 million people visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the highest number since the institution began tracking attendance more than 40 years earlier, the museum announced Tuesday morning. The admission figures are for the fiscal year that ended on June 30.
Jul 28, 2015

So THAT'S why @metmuseum in NYC seems crowded lately: A record 6.3 million people visited in the last year on.wsj.com/1LQaNoO via @WSJ

Jul 28, 2015

RT @nycfuture: International visitors made up 38% of those attending Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2015 @WSJNY @smithjenBK goo.gl/lyZPxl

Jul 28, 2015

A record 6.3 million people visited NYC’s Metropolitan Museum in the last year on.wsj.com/1LQaNoO via @WSJ

Jul 28, 2015

RT @WSJ: A record 6.3 million people visited NYC’s @metmuseum in the last year: on.wsj.com/1gjT3qq via @WSJNY

Jul 29, 2015

RT @smithjenBK: So THAT'S why @metmuseum in NYC seems crowded lately: A record 6.3 million people visited in the last year on.wsj.com/1LQaNoO via @WSJ

Foes of Scrapped Frick Expansion Float Alternate Plan

wsj.com — A group that pressed the Frick Collection to drop a controversial expansion plan is now floating an alternative it says would let the museum modernize without destroying its intimate feel. Members of Unite to Save the Frick, which includes preservationists, architects and Upper East Siders, met with museum officials last week to discuss their proposal.
Jul 26, 2015

Foes of the Frick Collection’s scrapped expansion plan are floating their own alternative. on.wsj.com/1IhxYCW via @WSJ @smithjenBK

Jul 26, 2015

RT @coryramey: Foes of the Frick Collection’s scrapped expansion plan are floating their own alternative. on.wsj.com/1IhxYCW via @WSJ @smithjenBK

Jul 27, 2015

RT @ArtsJournalNews: Foes Of Frick Extension Have An Alternate Plan To Offer - The Wall Street Journal buff.ly/1DJn1ZR

Jul 28, 2015

Foes of the Frick Collection’s scrapped expansion plan are floating their own alternative by @smithjenbk on.wsj.com/1IhxYCW via @WSJ

UK football notebook: Cats' staff keeps its recruiting focus on brighter future

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Jul 26, 2015

UK football notebook: There’s been no magic formula to help Cats land big-time offensive linemen lately. kentucky.com/2015/07/25/395…

Jul 26, 2015

The coaches offer up why they think UK is having such unprecedented recruiting success on offensive line: kentucky.com/2015/07/25/395…

Jul 27, 2015

UK notebook: Cats coaches offer up why they think they're having unprecedented success recruiting offensive linemen. kentucky.com/2015/07/25/395…

Kentucky's Stoops enjoys 'talking season' more as confidence in team grows

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Jul 24, 2015

There was a different sort of Mark Stoops on the stage at the Kentucky Kickoff Luncheon this afternoon. kentucky.com/2015/07/24/395…

UK women's basketball notes: Epps' suspension about 'permanent change,' Mitchell says

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Jul 23, 2015

UK women's notes: Mitchell says Epps' suspension about bringing permanent change; update on Thompson and more. kentucky.com/2015/07/23/395…

Jul 24, 2015

RT @heraldleader: UK women's basketball notes: Epps' suspension about 'permanent change,' Mitchell says. bit.ly/1Mp0kB5 pic.twitter.com/4owprywxIw

Stadium tour reveals new 'personality' for Commonwealth

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Jul 23, 2015

The media tour of Commonwealth Stadium in video, story and picture form all right here in one tidy little package. kentucky.com/2015/07/22/395…

Kentucky football notes: Fan Day set, a Bob Stoops oops, and a QB update

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Jul 22, 2015

UK football notes: Fan Day set, a Bob Stoops oops and a QB update. kentucky.com/2015/07/21/395…

UK football notebook: Brainy team brimming with hidden talents

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Jul 20, 2015

Poor Russ Pear had a son get married this weekend and has first grandchild due in Sept. Oh, and a stadium project. kentucky.com/2015/07/18/395…

Jul 20, 2015

Notebook: UK's Jordan Swindle discusses his ability to solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than two minutes and more. kentucky.com/2015/07/18/395…

Jul 20, 2015

How many guys in the world may have to decide between medical school and the NFL? Jordan Swindle is one. kentucky.com/2015/07/18/395…

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Jul 31, 2015

"Mr. Wang was effectively a design version of the bridge boyfriend" Alexander Wang Is Out at Balenciaga, via @nytimes nytimes.com/2015/08/01/fas…

Jul 31, 2015

Brooklyn Academy of Music unveils $25 million expansion project on.wsj.com/1DetMrT via @WSJ pic.twitter.com/m4wQd9BOc6

Jul 30, 2015

RT @THR: Nude Tom Cruise art exhibit also features silver medal with Cruise's profile thr.cm/mZZD5o pic.twitter.com/WMqKrigntd

Jul 30, 2015

'There is a lot of digging going on'-Construction in New York City goes through the roof on.wsj.com/1IrivjI via @WSJ

Jul 30, 2015

'Offenders turn up at the Metropolitan Opera in Crocs.' For the love of God, stop dressing like crap nyp.st/1IoVvBL via @nypost

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