Paul Lukas

Paul Lukas writes about food, travel, and consumer culture for a variety of publications.

Culturebox
Jan. 13 2014 7:30 AMLights, Camera, Extraction!Kids are pulling out their teeth with a string and a slammed door—and filming it for YouTube.
Permanent Record
Sept. 12 2012 4:00 AMPermanent RecordSearching for Giorgio Cataudella, macaroni laborer.
Permanent Record
May 29 2012 1:10 PMPermanent RecordEva and Bee: Both children of the Depression, one ended up designing Mamie Eisenhower’s inaugural gown, the other was a mentor to Calvin Klein.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordHow the Manhattan Trade School prepared a generation of New York women for the workplace.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordHow I found the report cards, and how they changed my life.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordSearching for Marie Garaventa.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordHelp me find more students who attended the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 4:04 PMPermanent RecordAge really is just a number.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 3:41 PMPermanent RecordStudent aid.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 2:58 PMPermanent Record
Trading down.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 2:23 PMPermanent Record
What happens to the cards?
Sports Nut
June 29 2004 3:35 PMUni WatchThe return of colored baseball pants.
Sports Nut
May 17 2004 1:56 PMUni WatchYou're dead. Here's your uniform tribute.
Sports Nut
April 6 2004 11:55 AMUni WatchThe sports coat of champions.
Sports Nut
March 10 2004 3:35 PMUni WatchHow the zebra got its stripes.
Permanent Record
Nov. 26 2012 4:45 AMPermanent RecordHow an orphan became the matriarch of one of New York’s most powerful political families.
Permanent Record
July 2 2012 6:30 AMPermanent RecordThe saddest story in the report cards I found—and how it came to have a happy ending.
Permanent Record
April 27 2012 7:02 AMPermanent RecordRose Vrana is 95. She went to trade school in the 1930s. I found her report card. Then I found her.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordLucille Fasanalla saved the romper she made as a student at Manhattan Trade her whole life.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PM"Very Ambitious," "Irritable at Times," "Nice Type"Leaf through the report cards of the women featured in the Permanent Record series.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 10:12 PMPermanent RecordMaking stuffed animals for John and Caroline Kennedy.
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Sept. 18 2011 4:10 PMPermanent RecordAcknowledgements.
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Sept. 18 2011 3:55 PMPermanent RecordQuite contrary.
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Sept. 18 2011 3:21 PMPermanent RecordThe wit and wisdom of Miss Kotter.
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Sept. 18 2011 2:40 PMPermanent Record
Golden anniversary.
Permanent Record
Sept. 18 2011 1:54 PMPermanent Record
Object lessons.
Sports Nut
June 9 2004 12:52 PMUni WatchMeet the Mets' sewing machine.
Sports Nut
April 21 2004 3:54 PMTales From the Dark (Under)SideWhat do the Anaheim Angels have beneath their caps?
Sports Nut
March 25 2004 4:18 PMUni WatchBaseball's spring wardrobe blowout.
Sports Nut
Feb. 16 2004 4:00 PMUni WatchWhich sport has the best all-star duds?

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  Life
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  Double X
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  Arts
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  Technology
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  Health & Science
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Sports Nut
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