Micaela Beltran

Halftime Leisure

The Art of the Sentence

How much weight can a single sentence have? Is there a formula or method for writing powerful sentences? Sentence (n.): A set of words that is complete in itself…conveying a... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Ivan Brunetti’s memoir draws on depression

I’m going to ease myself into this book column with a picture book—a grown-up picture book that hints at all the disillusionment and exhaustion characteristic of actual adult life. (As... Read more


Roofer’s Union is a total knockout

I learned two things after eating at Roofer’s Union Restaurant. One: I really like restaurants with big, arresting windows. Two: This place’s brussels sprouts need a P.R. agent because they... Read more