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luxurious home theaters present one irritating inconvenience: They hide the DVD player in a separate utility room.
As I sit swathed in a loincloth, smoking a cigarette made from a mixture of turmeric and sweet flag powder, I realize the Tamara Ayurveda
Inheriting an estimated $80 million and a Gilded Age cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Newport, R.I., is daunting at any age.
Sunday in the Park with George, the 1985 Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim, told the story of Parisian artist Geor
Subhankar Banerjee has no fear of the wilderness.
Barley wine, an English-style brew, has more in common with lager than Cabernet, although its association with wine does not end with the na
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Every premier winery has its signature, its hallmark.
flickering firepots dot the exterior walls of Mandalay Bay’s Rumjungle.
For nearly a decade, Thomas Keller was content to remain in Yountville, Calif., where, as chef and owner of the French Laundry, he had forge
When Blatt Billiards opened in New York in 1923, the city was in the throes of pool fever.
The possibility of a midlife crisis notwithstanding, aging can bring refinement—to us as well as our wines and cigars.
On april 18, 1923, a massive crowd converged upon what had been, less than a year earlier, a nondescript lumberyard in the South Bronx.
This is not for everyone, explains winemaker Eric Miller, as he hoists onto a table a bottle of Merican, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merl
When the tom fazio–designed Green Monkey golf course officially opens at Sandy Lane next year, it will mark the culmination of the Caribbe
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After spending 20 years behind the scenes designing jewelry for high-profile retailers such as Asprey in New York, Sharon Khazzam (516.482.
A number of watch companies are channeling Jacques Cousteau this year, including Blancpain (877.520.1735,
Although the vast majority of diving watches will never see the bottom of a Jacuzzi, a few are built for strenuous duty.
Pushing small buttons is difficult when you are wearing gloves—a fact that has prevented Swiss engineers from dressing up dive watches with
As you walk through the grand doors of Bruce Hoeksema’s VBH gallery (212.717.9800) on Madison Avenue in New York City, it becomes readily ap
“Do you want to see magic?” asks jewelry designer John Hardy as he reaches deep into his pocket and pulls out a vibrant orange rock the si
“It’s okay to surrender,” says spa director Barbara Schultz, as she tucks a chenille blanket around me.
With menswear inspired by the layered, tweedy daywear of the leisure-loving country gentleman, you don’t have to be lord of the manor in o
During what was supposed to be a routine gem deal in Brazil in 1989, miner Heitor Barbosa emptied the contents of his bag onto the table i
When Italian suitmaker Belvest introduced a new high-button sport coat with shirt-style cuffs, three roomy patch pockets, and an unusual o
To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (www.mbusa.com), AMG fitte
In addition to its limousine and motorbike services, Virgin Atlantic (www.virginatl
Despite valiant efforts throughout the 1950s and ’60s, Chrysler failed to capture the premium cachet of Cadillac and Lincoln.
Exclusivity just isn’t what it used to be.
“Mira, señor,” says Eugenio, taking a moment from other distractions to demonstrate how the Caddy’s power seat—a slick, blood red Naugahyd
Bob seiwert makes a living as a banker, not a boatbuilder, but a wooden rowing skiff that the Severna Park, Md., resident helped construct r
Trans-exec air service’s Priority Program, which generates the bulk of its revenue, is more akin to an exclusive private club than an aircra
The light in the hangar housing the P-38 was dim, but Bob Cardin, who had already spent a couple of months digging the World War II fighte
for most of the past five decades, the National Air and Space Museum’s Lockheed P-38J Lightning remained disassembled in crates in a dusty s
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If the decision is left to a team of eight MIT graduate students, the first hydrogen-powered General Motors vehicle will be available for