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  1. Back in the day, it was known as hooch or corn squeezin’s or mountain dew. Regardless of what it was called, moonshine—as most people know it—has come a long way. Today, thanks to a loosening of...
  2. When the Riviera Hotel opened in Palm Springs in 1958, the area was already an established retreat for Hollywood’s elite—Palm Springs first began attracting high-profile vacationers in the 1920s. The...
  3. Though music historians trace the roots of jazz to Congo Square in New Orleans, many others would say that New York has contributed more to its evolution than any other city. In fact, the features...
  4. By the time Frank Sinatra cooed his rendition of “My Way,” the three-martini power lunch had taken hold in many of the country’s top cities. The all-liquid lunch lost some of its luster in the...
  5. The ninth annual Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival commences on September 19 and offers a three-day lineup of grand tastings, wine seminars, and a collectible wine dinner that is limited to...
  6. Frank Sinatra’s career as an entertainer lasted six decades, and it seems that Ol’ Blue Eyes rarely took a day off. That’s one of the best perks of being a Sinatra fan—there’s always something new to...
  7. It used to be that truffle aficionados living north of the equator had to wait until the fall and early parts of the winter for white truffles to arrive from Europe, and then wait again until the...
  8. The City That Never Sleeps and the City of Lights are a good pair, mixing Paris’s je ne sais quoi with New York’s straight-shooting style. There are plenty of French bistros in New York City, but not...
  9. You need only tune in for a few minutes of the Tour de France to understand that the event is all about speed. As you watch the world’s best cyclists powering up the French Alps and tearing through...
  10. Ah, to savor the fruits of the best French vintners. To revel in the perfection poured from a bottle of Château Latour 1961, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tache 1978, or Château Lafite 1959. If you...

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