New & Noteworthy

While new watches abound at Baselworld—the industry’s largest jewelry and watch show, which ran this year from March 27 through April 3—the collectors and retailers who attended did not necessarily...
In August of 1949, the subtitle of a Life magazine story on the painter Jackson Pollock asked, “Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?”
The most comprehensive exhibition of Indian jewelry ever staged has just opened at the State Museums of Moscow Kremlin in Russia.
The Monaco-based luxury cruise line Silversea launched its third expedition ship, Silver Discoverer, on April 2.
Peloton introduces its new interactive stationary bike.
Riva, the iconic Italian boat builder and a subsidiary of the Ferretti Group, launched its new flagship model, the Riva Mythos, in mid-March.
Founded in 2010, the Swiss accessory brand TF Est. 1968—named for the initials and birth year of the company’s founder, Freddy Tschumi—creates products that combine the aesthetics of haute horlogerie...
The Ferrari Challenge amateur and semipro racing series started 20 years ago with a group of owners who wanted to experience the full potential of their Ferraris.
The Swiss watchmaker Corum has added new timepieces to its venerable Admiral’s Cup collection, including the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon.
As U.S.-made craft beer continues its ascent to a level of connoisseurship previously matched only by fine wine and spirits, it seems appropriate that glassmakers would design glassware specifically...
Oceanic Yachts recently announced that, following the sale of the first hull from its Oceanic 140 line, construction of the yacht is underway, with delivery expected in early 2015.
The newest, fastest, longest-range Gulfstream jet, the $64.5 million G650, entered service in late 2012.
The Napa Valley resort’s spa targets the needs of men’s skin… The Solage Calistoga resort, nestled in a canyon in California’s Napa Valley, is home to the 20,000-square-foot Spa Solage, which offers...
Some 250 years ago, John Arnold became the favored watchmaker of the British royal court when he presented King George II with a ring less than 1 inch in diameter that kept time and also functioned...
Those familiar with Krell’s penchant for pushing the limits of hi-fi audio technology will not be disappointed with the new Krell Industries Illusion ($15,000) and Illusion II ($7,000) preamplifiers.
HYT, the Swiss watchmaker that made waves in 2012 when it released the world’s first watch that uses fluids to tell time, is back with variations of its H1 and H2 models.
Antiquorum will be putting 302 collectible fine watches up for auction on April 9, including several rare Patek Philippe and Rolex pieces.
With the introduction of the Daher-Socata TBM 900 single-engine turboprop in March, the French manufacturer revealed that it had been working on the project for three years—and that the airplane was...
As the country thaws following a particularly intense winter, those emerging from hibernation will be greeted with a number of products that help tame the great outdoors.
The Southern California–based manufacturing company Caesarstone, known for creating functional quartz surfaces for the kitchen and bath, has partnered with London’s Raw Edges design studio to create...
Cast Iron House, a new residential complex set in a 132-year-old building in TriBeCa, is commencing sales this month for its new duplexes and penthouses.
Chef Daniel Boulud may hail from landlocked Lyon, France, but his Boulud Sud restaurant is a culinary journey through the Mediterranean, featuring cuisine from such locales as Sardinia, Greece,...
This spring, the Danish menswear brand Sand Copenhagen is taking a different direction from its generally subdued color palette by introducing a neon group within its offerings.
Too often when a bartender is asked which bourbons his or her bar carries, the list invariably includes Jack Daniel’s sour-mash Tennessee whiskey.
The focus is on the feet for spring. There is a variety of new footwear designs in fresh colors, patterns, and textures, and even the tried-and-true classics have been revamped with stylish...
Since its debut nine years ago, Hublot’s Big Bang collection of wristwatches has ballooned to include a diverse range of styles, from sleek and highly mechanical to fun and colorful.
For some newly diagnosed cancer patients, whether they will be able to have children after treatment is the furthest question from their minds—until the risks of therapy bring it front-and-center. In...
M uch of what science knows about the human brain has come through deduction. If a stroke or trauma has destroyed a particular area, researchers can look at what that person can no longer do—talk,...
About one in five prescriptions is “off label”—that is, a drug prescribed to treat a condition for which it hasn’t been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. That’s a legal option for...
O n December 28, 1981, two days before his 71st birthday, gynecologic surgeon Howard Jones wrote a news release he hoped he wouldn’t have to use. The first baby created by in vitro fertilization in...

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