New & Noteworthy

“Now you see it, now you don’t,” is not Ad Notam’s tagline, but it should be. The German company produces mirrors that, at the touch of a button, become high-resolution LCD monitors. Ad Notam’s...
The Art Chicago fair, which runs May 1-4, will emphasize emerging modern artists through NEXT, a new invitational section of the exhibition. One example of the edgy, thought-provoking art is a 13-...
Blink, an air-taxi service in Europe using a fleet of Cessna Citation Mustang four-passenger jets, is now the first operator of its kind to offer a frequent-flyer program. Ten percent of the value of...
Fraser Yachts has unveiled a one-of-a-kind creation: the 169-foot Hollander, a hybrid motoryacht featuring a futuristic take on a timeless design. Constructed using lightweight aluminum, the design...
New York interior designer Juan Montoya, recognized for his bold modernist style, will sell a selection of his personal mid-20th-century furniture and decorative arts collection at Rago Arts &...
The Gates Residences is the latest condominium community joining the growing real estate market at the entrance to the Beaver Creek Resort in Vail Valley, Colorado. The 49 two-, three-, and four-...
The 13th-century St. Thomas Monastery is one of seven historical monuments in Prague that comprise the Augustine, a new hotel near the city’s commercial district. Clustered around courtyards and...
The Art Deco era produced some of the greatest innovations in jewelry design, and many of the best examples of the period will be on display at the Bijoux Art Deco et Avant-Garde at Les Arts...
A Kentucky Derby without a mint julep is like a thoroughbred without a jockey, and for this year’s race, Woodford Reserve pays homage to the legendary drink with a 24-karat gold-plated, sterling-...
Toshiba’s Regza ZV650 series, launched this month, is the first TV line to feature Dolby Volume. Whether you’re watching a quiet drama set in 19th century England, or a boisterous reality show, Dolby...
Triumph celebrates the 50th anniversary of its iconic Bonneville motorcycle this year, and the quintessential naked bike looks as classic as ever. But despite its timeless styling cues, the Bonnie...
The greyhound became part of the logo for Italian fashion house Trussardi in 1973, giving the brand a symbol of agility, elegance, and drive. Now, the sleek canine insignia is the focus of new...
Early-20th-century American sculptor Chaim Gross was among the first collectors of African and Oceanic art in the United States, and many of his prized pieces will be on the auction block. On May 15...
WhiteKnightTwo, born from the creative mind of visionary aerospace designer Burt Rutan and funded by the deep pockets of Virgin CEO Sir Richard Branson, will fly in public for the first time this...
Honduran cigars are notably meaty, but that simile can encompass everything from a flank steak to a porterhouse. However, the Rocky Patel Renaissance is most definitely a bone-in filet mignon, which...
Although its latest incarnation no longer sports a solar-panel roof (or any roof at all, for that matter), the Fisker Karma may soon motivate convertible connoisseurs to go green. The S model...
To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Patek Philippe salon within the Fifth Avenue Tiffany and Co. flagship store, the two companies partnered to create a limited-edition ladies’ timepiece,...
Belvedere Vodka unveiled the newest iteration of its classic spirit last February with the launch of Belvedere IX. For the packaging of this 100- proof spirit, Belvedere enlisted the talents of a...
While some spas customize treatments based on the guest’s preferences for scents or their skin type, the Eau Spa at the Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach has taken the process a step further. The spa offers a...
Jeweler Sarah Graham turned to the pages of Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature for inspiration for her newest collection that features an interpretation of coral made in her signature blackened...
The Z-series is officially German, as manufacturing of BMW’s roadster has been moved from South Carolina to Regensburg, Germany. Equipped with a lightweight aluminum retractable hardtop that folds up...
Sunseeker yacht builder has created a service designed to take the stress out of owning and maintaining a superyacht. Sunseeker Superyacht Management, a new program created by the motoryacht company...
Located in an historic midtown townhouse once occupied by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his family in the early 1900s, Atria has a cozy lounge on the main level, but the downstairs dining atrium is a...
Peachtree Audio’s Nova integrated amplifier combines an old technology—vacuum tubes—with the very latest in digital audio technology. The Nova is an 80-watt-per-channel amplifier that connects to...
Until we all have flying cars, a helicopter is the next-best thing for getting to and from a city center, where airplanes can’t go. And Sikorsky’s venerable S-76 workhorse, originally designed to...
1937 BMW 328 Roadster The Nürburgring racetrack in the leafy woodlands of western Germany’s Eifel Mountains is where all serious high-performance sports cars go to prove their mettle. A good lap time...
Looking to escape the everyday doldrums? Piaget’s Limelight Paradise collection has captured the feeling of an exotic voyage at sea, making it as easy to get away as a glance at your wrist. The Polo...
Sir Winston Churchill was often thought of as a bulldog and a lion?anything but mild. Yet the Winston Churchill cigar is among the tamest on today’s market. And like Sir Winston, it is also elegant...
Bibliophiles take note: The New York Antiquarian Book Fair will take place April 3-5 at the Park Avenue Armory. In its 49th year, the highly anticipated show presents more than 200 dealers of rare...
A new condominium-hotel residence venture in Park City, Utah, will be the first ski-in, ski-out resort added to the Waldorf-Astoria Collection, a group of unique hotels run by the Hilton Family of...

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