New & Noteworthy

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...
"Out of control at or below 10,000 feet: Eject.” Of all the warnings and cautions contained in the...
Bentley’s Continental GT Convertible is much more than the third of the company’s triplets. The car...
Three-quarters of a century after Ford installed a V-8 engine in its 1932 Roadster, a car that the...
In a covert gesture of affection in 1935, Wallis Simpson gave platinum cuff links bearing the...
Before saying yes to Suzanne Lovell last fall, Sam Kasten had turned down many offers from other...
When Tony Stone encounters a tea caddy—a decorative container that can fit in both hands and was...
PROVING THEIR METAL First we had the Bugatti Veyron watch from Parmigiani—coinciding with the...
Contrary to the recent, rampant speculation circulating in Internet chat rooms, Leonardo da Vinci...
As the world’s largest sloop, the 247-foot-long Mirabella V tends to draw attention to herself. In...
Those who charter Christina O join a roster of passengers who have included John F. Kennedy, the...
We had a large group of friends who wanted to be together on a Caribbean cruise, but we also wanted...

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