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  1. Suddenly, a feadship yacht is within easier reach. The Dutch boatbuilder, which typically parts with its vessels for $20 million or more, now has joined with Monocle Fractional Yachts (954.563.5808,...
  2. Claude Sanz wants to talk about watches and watchmaking, which, if it were not 2 am, and the conversation were not taking place in Velvet, one of Geneva’s many after-hours nightclubs, would be...
  3. When in 1759 Col. John Hale, leader of the British cavalry’s newly formed Light Dragoons, conceived the regiment’s death-or-glory insignia, he did so to honor his former commander, Gen. James Wolfe...
  4. Chhaya Kapadia, founder of Maya Jewels (212.473.2291, www.mayajewels.com ), may classify her company’s designs as “contemporary Indian jewelry,” but her new Seven Seas collection spans the waters of...
  5. Tom Wegener’s preference for longboards—a type of surfboard that measures at least 9 feet and can reach 16 feet—ultimately stems from his impatience. “Even from a young age, I couldn’t wait for the...
  6. “The blacker the better,” Eric Streiner says as he lifts a heavily tarnished Tiffany & Co. jug from a table in the living room of his Manhattan apartment. “See the detail?” he asks, pointing to...
  7. At some point after his retirement from baseball, Joe DiMaggio made it a stipulation that he always be introduced at public appearances as the “greatest living ballplayer.” Fans of his Boston Red Sox...
  8. While it may be true that teenage girls are prone to overdramatizing their lives, England’s Princess Elizabeth had good reason to fret during her teen years. In 1547, at age 13, Elizabeth became an...
  9. My first encounter with Merry Edwards’ wines took place one evening at Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen restaurant, located in Sonoma County’s Hotel Healdsburg, where I agonized greedily over the...
  10. To those foodies who ponder such matters, it seemed inconceivable that Philadelphia restaurant mogul Stephen Starr could lure Masaharu Morimoto from Nobu, Manhattan’s reigning Japanese fusion...

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