New & Noteworthy

Next July, Ducati will introduce its ultimate street-legal offering: a true replica of the...
A newly formed racing organization flies in the face of the belief that sports are not rocket...
This latest two-car clique, this high-powered upgrading of a recently refreshed coupe and a gently...
Renaissance artists frequently were called upon to conjure up images of creatures that they had...
When the Tesla Roadster goes into production less than a year from now, it will come with a Lotus...
The walls of Gruhn Guitars, George Gruhn’s shop in Nashville, Tenn., are lined with vintage...
No sound of wheels or hoof-beat breaks The silence of the summer day, As by the loveliest of all...
It is the day before the 2006 Newport-to-Bermuda race, and any minute now we are going to cast off...
BMW was first, in 1996, with its made-in-America Z3 roadster, which, powered by a 4-cylinder engine...
Custom clothing may enable the wearer to express his unique sense of style, but of the more than...
An American Dream, Norman Mailer describes Las Vegas of 1965 as “a jeweled city on the horizon,...
In a field of broken stalks stands General Cigar president and chief operating officer Daniel Núnez...
Bending and welding metal into a chair that is as compelling to look at as it is comfortable to sit...
C.F. Martin & Co.’s 1 millionth guitar suitably marks the milestone. Beginning in 2002, inlay...
Every afternoon, live chamber music and the scents of jasmine and Darjeeling drift through the...
Irish history is inextricably intertwined with the British, and the Merrion hotel’s pedigree is no...
The members of black sabbath are better known for trashing hotel rooms than for decorating them,...
When the Frank Gehry—designed Guggenheim Museum opened in Bilbao in 1997, this industrial hub in...
In the 1930s, white-gowned Southern belles made their debuts into society by descending into the...
From the rooftop bar­ of the Caravelle Hotel, Vietnam War correspondents routinely watched U.S. Air...
Weird does not typically top the list of attributes one seeks in an urban hotel–unless, of course,...
The neighborly relationship between Claridge’s and Buckingham Palace dates to at least 1860, when...
The sheiks in Abu Dhabi witnessed the transformation of Dubai, its fellow United Arab emirate, from...
Calvinist missionaries from Europe nearly wiped out surfing in the 19th century, when they forced...
It is likely that no one has ever whispered, in the manner of Bergman to Bogie, “We will always...
Standing largely as he left it more than 30 years ago, J. Paul Getty’s former home in Italy...
Some eight decades ago, when Long Island’s Gold Coast glittered like one of Daisy Buchanan’s...
Robert Goldstein, president of the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, lives for his watches. More...
Chris Dickson, helmsman of the BMW Oracle America’s Cup team, keeps his hands steady on the carbon-...
Near the end of a day full of speeches by scientists, entrepreneurs, and government officials...

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