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  1. The Segway x2 Golf personal transporter ( www.segway.com ) promises to make navigating a golf course much more pleasant. Segway CEO Jim Norrod notes that the $6,000 x2 (second-generation) transporter...
  2. Las Vegas may or may not be an ironically named city, for in Spanish, vegas means “fertile valley.” However, 5 Vegas is without question an appropriately titled cigar brand, as the tobaccos spring...
  3. By the time Miami’s Havana Club ( www.thehavanaclubofmiami.com ) opened in December, 700 of its 800 membership slots already had been filled. The renovated space at the Miami City Club on the 55th...
  4. Istanbul’s Swissôtel The Bosphorus ( www.istanbul.swissotel.com ), a 600-room hotel located on the European coast of the Bosporus strait, has spent about $20 million renovating its interior,...
  5. During the final year of the 1970s, much occurred that, through the clear lens of hindsight, we are apt to regard with a mix of embarrassment and confusion. Still reeling from the shock of Watergate...
  6. Texas’ Lajitas resort town ( www.lajitas.com ) is offering a three-night package in which as many as 90 couples can enjoy exclusive use of the property for $1 million. The Own Your Own Town package...
  7. Its Owner Gary Milan, a retired dentist who lives in the greater Los Angeles area, maintains collections of material from The Maltese Falcon , Casablanca , and Stagecoach , as well as documents from...
  8. To his surprise, chef Walter Scheib III does more talking than cooking these days. Since leaving the White House in 2005, following 11 years of feeding presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush and...
  9. The story of Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, one of Italy’s most prestigious wine estates, located in the seaside region of Bolgheri, offers more twists, turns, and titles than a page from Giovanni Boccaccio’...
  10. The poker game’s participants, all men from New York, include a Broadway producer, a former assistant attorney general turned novelist, a real estate developer, and a restaurateur. It is the end of...

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