New & Noteworthy

The title of master sommelier is a designation bestowed upon only a worthy few. For everyone else, the Sommelier Bootcamp at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo., is a fun step toward...
The Landing Resort & Spa ups the ante in California’s Tahoe South. Why Go: At the base of Heavenly Mountain Resort on the California–Nevada border, South Lake Tahoe has been a popular year-round...
The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya, finds a home in one of this upscale beach community’s most exclusive suburbs.
The new remarkably soft and plush socks from the shoemaker Harrys of London are made of a rare, superfine material (13-micron diameter) known as Cervelt, which is woven from the down of New Zealand...
Audeze excited the audiophile-headphone world in 2009 when it debuted the LCD-2 planar magnetic headphones, which the company quickly followed with its flagship LCD-3 model. The Southern California...
With its friendly, unintimidating atmosphere, the Manhattan boutique Doyle & Doyle —which sells vintage and antique jewelry and is owned by the sisters Pam and Elizabeth Doyle—has cultivated a...
The third in a series of six Bugatti Legends special editions, the new 2014 Bugatti Veyron Meo Costantini is named after Meo Costantini, a friend of Ettore Bugatti’s and the head of the Bugatti race...
In 2012, Los Angeles–based architectural conservator and interior designer Xorin Balbes finished converting a century-old plantation estate on Haleakala Crater’s western-facing slope into Lumeria...
Marble soap dishes do not interest David Luster. “I created my company to marry the finest natural stones with the most innovative technology,” says the founder of the New Jersey–based firm Advent...
A 25,000-square-foot penthouse spanning the 15th floor of the 3-year-old Residences at W Hollywood is one of the largest penthouse properties in the world. The $45 million residence—more than a half...
These exotic rental selections from around the globe provide all the stylish comforts of home. Playa del Carmen, Mexico The 1,600-acre Rosewood Mayakoba resort has ensconced its guests in secluded,...
Between its industry-leading fractional-aircraft programs and Signature Series fleet of customized business jets, NetJets has given its clients good reason to expect high levels of customer service...
The new Metropolitan by Como hotel is the healthy choice in South Beach. Why Go: The Metropolitan introduces the Singapore-based Como Hotels and Resorts and its Balinese Como Shambhala spa concept to...
For 10 days each February, the desert city of Palm Springs becomes an oasis for devotees of modernist design. Now in its ninth year, Modernism Week offers visitors access to more than 100 events that...
In September 2012, the interior designer Sarah Lavoine opened a shop in the Faubourg Saint-Honoré district to showcase her first line of furniture and objects, most of which are made of walnut, oak,...
Since becoming the CEO of the Swiss watch manufacturer Zenith in late 2011, Jean-Frédéric Dufour has overseen a dramatic shift at the LVMH-owned company. In the last two years, Zenith—whose...
Urushi, an ancient lacquer technique developed in Japan using tree sap, is the catalyst for Chopard’ s limited-run L.U.C XP timepiece ($24,290). The watch depicts a horse, inspired by the 2014...
Devon Works managed to win over die-hard collectors and become a finalist in the 2010 Geneva Grand Prix for the eye-catching and innovative design of its Tread 1 series of watches—even though they...
A. Lange & Söhne has unveiled its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch. The timepiece requires an adjustment of only one day every 122.6 years—rather than every 2.5 years as with most moon-phase...
The venerable New York luggage maker T. Anthony , which over the past nearly 70 years has sold its handmade pieces to notables such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor,...
Ever wonder what happens to all those used Scotch-whisky barrels once the distilleries are through with them? Up until now, huge planters and awkward-looking furniture were among the most viable...
The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the Charles Krug winery. There, three generations of their descendants, under the leadership of the...
Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that affects balance and hearing. An estimated 615,000 people in the United States have the condition, and more than 45,000 new cases are diagnosed...
Two decades ago, patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) had no medical treatment options and death was frequently imminent. Today, there is an arsenal of FDA-approved and...
“Since the 1990s, the emphasis has been on trying to get the best possible vision without glasses, both from better surgery and the type of lens we implant.”
The impact of the nation’s obesity epidemic is felt in nearly all areas of medicine, including reproductive healthcare. Overweight is defined as a BMI (body mass index) between 25 and 29 kg/m and...
TomoTherapy is used at UCLA to treat a wide variety of cancers, but is particularly well suited for challenging cases involving large areas, or when the dose needs to be specially shaped to conform...
Physicians Identify New Ways to Manage Patients with Chronic Pain
Endometrial cancer care at UCLA is part of an environment of innovation, where the latest therapies are offered while new techniques are developed and tested to further improve patient outcomes...

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