Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

Watch Geek 101: A Beginner’s Guide for Competitive Timepiece Fans

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

You just got your first serious watch, a Tag Heuer Autavia or maybe a Rolex Datejust, and everyone’s calling you a “Watch Geek.” Here’s how to actually become one and out-nerd your friends.

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‘God of Carnage’ Review: Grownup Playground Spat

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

After their children get into a fight, two New York couples step in and drop the façade of middle-class gentility.

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Novelist Jennifer Egan’s New Experiment

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

With “Manhattan Beach,” the author turned away from the inventive metafiction she’s become known for and opted for a more traditional approach.

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‘Zurbarán: Jacob and His Twelve Sons, Paintings From Auckland Castle’ Review: A Rare Visit From a Family of Kings

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

It is the first time the 13 paintings by the renowned Spanish master have traveled to the U.S.

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Struggles With Depression Lead to Polynesian-Inspired Kiakahi

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Hawaii’s culture and natural beauty led Jeff Ammerman to Kiakahi, an intense Polynesian-inspired workout.

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Jerry Seinfeld Breaks Down a Joke

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

For the Netflix special ‘Jerry Before Seinfeld,’ the comedian opens his archives; Here he dissects what’s funny about cereal

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Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: Breaking Up (With Diesel) Is Hard to Do

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The big talk at the monster auto show was all about China’s electric-vehicle mandate—and what that means for European automakers’ fading diesel fortunes.

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Surprisingly Simple Tech Hacks You Need To Know Now

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Four incredibly easy gadget shortcuts hiding in plain sight, from secret iPhone abilities to a way to one-up duct tape—because why not?

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‘Stronger’ Review: What Makes a Hero?

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Jake Gyllenhaal plays Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman in a film that turns hero worship upside down.

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‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’ Review: Sons and Killers

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The eight-part series follows the brothers from crime, to post-murder shopping spree, to the courtroom.

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‘Liar’ Review: The Morning After

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

A dramatic thriller about rape accusations raises questions about what actually happened.

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‘Battle of the Sexes’ Review: With Ace Actors, but Not Without Its Faults

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Steve Carell and Emma Stone star as Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King in the story of the infamous man vs. woman tennis match of 1973.

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A Fall Bouquet à La Modigliani

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Floral designer Lindsey Taylor riffs on ‘Lunia Czechowska’ (1919), a melancholy portrait by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani

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Five Wastebaskets That Are Actually Chic

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

We searched for wastepaper baskets that aren’t covered with corny florals or découpaged spaniels. Below, the result.

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Get a Classic Dutch Pottery Pattern—on Your Walls and Drapes

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The famed Delft porcelain pattern is reimagined as dishy fabrics and wall-coverings.

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15-Minute Recipe: Steamed Clams With Basil-Cilantro Pesto

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

From chef Julia Sullivan of Henrietta Red in Nashville comes one of those magic recipes that just about prepare themselves. Steam clams until they release their tasty brine and stir in a punchy pesto for a delicious dinner fast.

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Insider Cider: Tips on Top Bottles From Spain

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Invigorating, earthy, dry and highly drinkable, Spanish ciders express a wild side we forgot the apple had. Here are 7 bottles worth seeking out.

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Why I Hated America’s Most Stunning Library—At First

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire returns to its celebrated but imposing library by architect Louis I. Kahn—and gets it

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A Truly Delicious Long Weekend in Birmingham, Ala.

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

For a winning Southern getaway, skip the obvious destinations and check out the renaissance brewing in Birmingham. Here, a three-day guide to the tastiest barbecue, hidden-gem bars and history-altering landmarks

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Lachlan Murdoch Pays $29 Million for an Aspen, Colo., Home

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The media executive and son of Rupert Murdoch nabs Mopani, a large equestrian property that was asking $49 million in 2015.

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Some Vintage Kit Homes Now Sell for Over $1 Million

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Sold from the pages of a catalog, these houses had high-quality materials and were shipped to far-away places. Today, real-estate agents say they’re seeing more listings emphasizing a kit-home provenance.

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Eisenhower’s London Headquarters Become Luxury Residences

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

At 20 Grosvenor Square, high-end apartments have prices that top $65 million.

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‘The Horse in Ancient Greek Art’ Review: An Ode to the Noble Steed

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

An equestrian trail though the complex world of Ancient Greek pottery, where the animal held high cultural significance.

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Schools Target Morning Drop-Off Madness

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Schools are targeting the chaos of morning student drop-off with car-only lanes, ‘walking buses,’ drive-through lots and more.

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Live Atop the Iconic Woolworth Building for $110 Million

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Buyers can customize the floorplan in the 9,710-square-foot apartment, which occupies the building’s green, copper-clad peak

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A Grand Norwegian Estate Goes on the Market

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Once a stop for dignitaries, a Bergen property emerges from a decadeslong renovation

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Planned California Home Seeks $65 Million

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Previously owned by former Yahoo CEO Tim Koogle, the property in Marin County, Calif., comes with approved plans for a five-bedroom house

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How Cops, Pills and Parties Inspired the Grateful Dead’s ‘Truckin’ ‘

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Bob Weir recalls how a punishing tour schedule—and R. Crumb’s comics—led to ‘Truckin,’ a 70s counterculture anthem

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The Stranded Traveler’s Disaster Plan

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

When a hurricane or other natural disasters hit, people far from home often must get creative to get safe.

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‘Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme’ Review: Survival Couture

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The first major exhibition to show how designers were inspired by clothing developed to preserve life in extreme environments.

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