Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

Wayne Newton Is Ready for Some Football

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The Las Vegas legend believes the Raiders’ move to the desert will be a slam danke.

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Where You Can Ski Until the Flowers Bloom

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Three properties for sale in Utah, Colorado and Montana, where the homeowners can take to the slopes into the spring season

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The Next Big Thing? An Oversize Trench Coat

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

This spring, stylish women are embracing the beauty—and (yes) function—of a billowing, generously cut trench coat.

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The Sky Is Orange! How NASA Artists Draw Planets No One Can See

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

As astronomers discover unseen worlds, illustrators do their best to capture a plausible reality without veering into science fiction; ‘a bit of a tug of war.’

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Can You Judge a Wine By the Size of the Winery?

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

It’s trendy to favor tiny wineries over mass producers. Lettie Teague says what matters is how the wine itself measures up.

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Ron Howard Lists $12.5 Million Spread in Manhattan’s Eldorado

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

In a statement, the ‘Inferno’ director and his wife Cheryl said they are planning to move farther downtown.

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San Francisco Victorian Gets ‘Soft Modern’ Makeover

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Two Google execs weave modern materials into their renovated 1871 Victorian in San Francisco.

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Donald Judd’s Private Retreat

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

WSJ. takes an exclusive tour of long-secluded spaces in the Marfa compound designed by the artist, as the Judd Foundation prepares to release some of his ready-made furniture for the first time next month.

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Adam Scott Reveals What’s On His Phone

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The actor, who most recently appeared in HBO’s Big Little Lies and stars in the upcoming film Fun Mom Dinner, reveals what’s on his phone.

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A Paris Art Dealer Takes Manhattan

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Emmanuel Perrotin, a mover and shaker who lives as energetically as he sells art, is opening a five-story gallery in New York City.

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Celtics Claim Twin Pole Positions On Top and Bottom of NBA Standings

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Thanks to a swoon by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston now owns the number-one seed in the East, and could finish the season with the number-one draft pick as well

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Three Big Questions on the NFL and Las Vegas

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The Raiders stiff Oakland for Nevada’s money and a new home. Is it a gamble—or a clever entryway for sports gaming?

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U.S. Women’s Team Reaches Deal With USA Hockey

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

With the women standing by their threat to boycott the tournament that begins this weekend in Michigan, the national team reached an agreement with USA Hockey, the sport’s national governing body, that will significantly increase support for women’s hockey.

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South Carolina: The Angriest Team in College Basketball

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Frank Martin, perhaps the game’s most hot-tempered coach, has finally found a team more fiery than he is—and the combination has fueled a Final Four run.

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High-End Jewelry’s Mission Impossible: Win Over Millennials

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Exclusive jewelry and watch brands are trying to capture the younger audience. But how?

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Best in Sew: Inside the Growing Sport of Hobbyhorse Riding

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Thousands of young competitors in Finland are competing in equestrian jumping and dressage events while riding horses on a stick; telling naysayers to hold their horses.

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The 3 Gastronomic Inns Every Foodie Should Visit

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

These intimate American hotels—including California Wine Country’s newest culinary pilgrimage site—are tiny but feature massive multi-course meals.

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These Shortcakes Are Kind of a Big Deal

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The classic strawberry shortcake is just the beginning. There’s a recipe for every occasion—including these chocolate shortcakes with Armagnac prunes and sunny citrus shortcakes.

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How to Help When College Rejection Letters Land

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

As college decisions arrive at the end of March, parents help most when they let children vent, call it “the wrong fit,” and guide them to see their opportunities.

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With Men’s Watches, Small Is Cool Again

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Those colossal chronographs and daunting dive watches are starting to look tired. The next tick trend: Compact faces that are less in-your-face.

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A 1952 MG Gets to Join the Reunion

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

An Anglican priest and his wife plan to return to the U.S. Military Academy in the same car they drove off in after graduation 50 years ago.

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Actor Eric Stonestreet, From Kansas Farm to Sitcom Star

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The ‘Modern Family’ actor grew up raising pigs and nearly joined the circus; then came a college audition

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What a Tax Accountant Knows About Your Personality

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

As tax deadlines near, one preparer explains how reading her clients helps their bottom lines. Are you a procrastinator or shoeboxer?

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Tabitha Soren on the Other Meaning of the ‘Moneyball’ A’s

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The former MTV News reporter spent almost 15 years following the Oakland Athletics’ draft picks who were immortalized in ‘Moneyball.’ The result is her new book of photographs—and lessons about the American dream.

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The Nerds That Make English

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The Merriam-Webster editor informs us that the German word for a lower-back tattoo is “Arschgeweih,” which literally means “ass antlers.” Henry Hitchings reviews “Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries” by Kory Stamper.

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Does Your Child Need Therapy?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Don’t assume behaviors are a phase, says psychologist Jacqueline Sperling. Watch for a child’s interest in school or withdrawal from friends for clues they may need help.

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There Is Coconut Everywhere

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The sweet, pulpy fruit is now on every grocery shelf as consumers lap up healthy fats and plant foods. It is made into water, milk, flour for baking, oil for cooking and transformed into snack chips.

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NFL Backs Oakland Raiders’ Plan to Move to Las Vegas

Monday, March 27th, 2017

In a startling move for a league long opposed to gambling, the National Football League’s owners voted Monday to allow the Oakland Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas, a city that just a few years ago was considered off limits.

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U.S. Soccer Takes Its Reclamation Project on the Road

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Bruce Arena got off to a strong start in his return as U.S men’s national team coach, but needs to continue the momentum against Panama on Tuesday night

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Pierce Brosnan, Judith Leiber and More on Language

Monday, March 27th, 2017

WSJ. asks six luminaries to weigh in on a single topic. This month: Language.

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