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  1. Geneva has a rich reputation as the home of expensive Swiss watches, decadent chocolates, and untraceable bank accounts. But for a city that caters to the wealthy, it has long lacked suitable lodging...
  2. When Herb Caen, the Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, recalled Truman Capote’s 1966 Black and White Ball as being like the Super Bowl, he was not praising the event. “...
  3. Hirschl & Adler Modern director Shelly Farmer says the Manhattan gallery showed many different types of contemporary art when it opened 25 years ago. “It had no specific mission when it opened,”...
  4. Founded in London in 1876, The Fine Art Society (FAS) gallery was operating when James McNeill Whistler was a contemporary artist. In fact, in 1879, the society sent Whistler to Venice to create a...
  5. The paintings in Jack Kilgore & Co.’s Manhattan gallery rarely are by famous artists, but they are nonetheless compelling. One of Kilgore’s star attractions is a large oil portrait of a French...
  6. Digital SLR cameras take wonderful pictures but tend to make poor traveling companions, as the array of lenses and accessories that most photographers pack with SLRs makes the cameras clumsy to carry...
  7. At first glance, the LG Electronics VX9800 Verizon cellular phone may appear to be a throwback to the bulkier phones of the 1980s and ’90s, but in fact it provides a huge range of multimedia...
  8. Many iPod owners now use their beloved portables as a primary device for music listening. But everyone wants to share music sometimes, and for that task there is nothing like the Monitor Audio i-deck...
  9. In these days of multichannel home theater, dedication to two-channel stereo seems quaint, but it remains an obsession for audio perfectionist Krell Industries. The Krell Evolution One Monaural...
  10. Best known for high-end audio amplifiers that rival the size and weight of airliner serving carts, Halcro recently has become a respected name in the more mainstream world of home theater. The Halcro...

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