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  1. After selling the Palm Beach, Fla., art and antiques fair that they cocreated in 1997 (now called Palm Beach! America’s International Fine Art & Antique Fair), David and Lee Ann Lester found...
  2. When Phil Condit resigned from his position as CEO of the Boeing Co. amid a defense-contracting scandal at the end of 2003, he not only relinquished his job, he also gave up the home away from home—...
  3. When it was introduced in the late 1960s, the raised-pilothouse design for semidisplacement yachts was a welcome alternative to flush-deck and bridge-deck family cruisers, and by the end of the 1970s...
  4. Christensen Shipyards has filled a niche in American yacht building since 2000 by launching a series of customized composite yachts that issue forth from a single, expandable mold at its Vancouver,...
  5. A new supersonic era may be dawning for business flyers. Aerion Corp. of Reno, Nev., says that it expects to begin developing by next year a sleek supersonic business jet that could cruise at Mach 1...
  6. The Battle of Trafalgar was British Admiral Horatio Nelson’s finest hour, and it was one of his final hours. The fight, which occurred near Spain’s Cape Trafalgar on October 21, 1805, pitted the...
  7. Stare long enough at the dark waters of Iceberg Alley off the northern coast of Newfoundland, and the swells and whitecaps begin to look like whales. On this late-June morning, as I sit in a kayak,...
  8. Seated in a plump leather chair in the third-floor lounge of Casa Casuarina, his elaborately decorated Miami Beach mansion, Peter Loftin does not look the part of someone who excels at hosting...
  9. By the numbers, Gregorius/Pineo has outdone itself: The maker of furniture re-creations based on 15th-to-18th-century European and Asian antiques has introduced 40 designs and 25 finishes with its...
  10. Wine-tasting dinners have become de rigueur at resort-based restaurants, but the new Les Grands Vins de France menu at Mary Elaine’s, the acclaimed French eatery at Scottsdale’s Phoenician hotel (800...

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