Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

Hobnobbing With…Gadabout Jennifer Fisher

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The irrepressibly social New York-based jewelry designer on all things festive.

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When Arranging Flowers, Think About Ice. Seriously.

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Floral designer Lindsey Taylor challenged herself to craft a bouquet inspired by a 1989 Italian artwork that features melting ice. It wasn’t easy.

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An Essential Guide to Viewing the Northern Lights—And Avoiding Letdown

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The aurora borealis is fickle. Here’s how and where to improve your chances of seeing the spectacle—plus best places to stay while on the lookout (igloo, anyone?)

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‘War of the Worlds’ Review: The Invasion Takes L.A.

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The panic-inducing radio play gets an overhaul in a production helmed by composer Annie Gosfield and theatrical provocateur Yuval Sharon in collaboration with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

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‘Love, Lies & Records’ Review: The View From the Register Office

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Births and deaths, marriages and trysts all play out in an English workplace.

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30-Minute Recipe: Sweet Potato Toast With Labneh, Dill and Spices

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Forget avocado toast. The second Slow Food Fast recipe from chefs Sarah Hymanson and Sara Kramer of Kismet in L.A., this simple, luscious sweet potato toast has a layer of creamy labneh and a crunchy topping of smashed spices.

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A Short but Tasty History of Pumpkin Pie

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

A plant family’s 60-million-year odyssey from Asia ended with the creation of a Thanksgiving staple, Amanda Foreman reports.

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A Wine Connoisseur Heads Home to Fly-Over Country

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

In the first of a three-part series on wine culture in the Midwest, wine columnist Lettie Teague returns to her native Indiana to see what wines her fellow Hoosiers are drinking—and making—today.

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How Patagonia Slimmed the Puffer Coat Way Down

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

When developing this insulated jacket—its lightest ever—the outdoor brand swapped goose feathers for ground-breaking synthetics, among other tricks.

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What to Give: Books on Sports

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Tom Perrotta recommends the best books to give to the sports lover in your life.

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Battle of Decorating Styles: Art Deco vs. 1970s

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The conflict: One roommate owns a bold, blocky seat, the other a delicate Art Deco floor lamp. Three designers offer handsome décor resolutions

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‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Review: Soul Practitioner

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Denzel Washington stars as a lawyer from another era in Dan Gilroy’s florid crime drama.

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‘Justice League’ Review: Crowd Displeaser

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The latest from the DC Cinematic Universe trafficks in convincing depression and ersatz elation.

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2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS: The Fastest Street-Car Ever?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

This street-legal monster does 0-60 in 2.7 seconds and broke the track record at Germany’s famous Nurburgring. Dan Neil takes it for a dizzying spin.

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An Obsessive, Comprehensive Guide to the Tuxedo Jacket: Every Woman’s Holiday Standby

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

An obsessive look at the iconic satin-lapeled tux jacket, in time for holiday-dressing season.

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One for All: Los Angeles Estate with 20 Bathrooms Asks $45 Million

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Owned for many years by the late agent-to-the-stars Ed Limato, the property is now owned by designer Jeffrey Rudes, who sold his denim company J Brand in 2014.

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Hedge Fund Exec Lists Hamptons Estate for $70 Million

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Barry Rosenstein purchased a $137 million home in East Hampton in 2014, setting the record for the most expensive home ever sold in the United States.

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Three Adjacent Manhattan Townhouses Go On the Market

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Real-estate investor Joseph Chetrit turned six brownstones into three homes and is selling them for $51 million, $44 million and $39 million apiece.

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Why Some Siblings Become Neighbors

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

These brothers and sisters built separate houses on subdivided land; in between are shared pools, patios and fire pits.

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Hotshot Tech Founders Face a Dilemma: Lay Low or Live Large?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

As ‘unicorn’ startups such as Snap and WeWork come under greater scrutiny, some chief executives opt for more modest homes, while others splurge

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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Sells for $450.3 Million

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Christie’s sold Leonardo da Vinci’s rediscovered portrait of Jesus Christ as “Salvator Mundi,” or the savior of the world, for $450.3 million, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold.

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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Goes on the Block

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” goes up for auction tonight at Christie’s in New York. Bidding starts at $100 million for what is believed to be the last da Vinci painting in private hands.

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Fire Up the Flavor: Old-School Techniques for a Tastier Turkey

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

This Thanksgiving, skip the high-tech gimmicks in favor of recipes so old-school they predate the invention of the oven. Here’s how to harness the power of smoke, citrus and other venerable flavor boosters for a bolder bird.

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Homes for Art Deco Lovers

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Three homes on the market in New York, Chicago and San Francisco that channel 1920s and ’30s glamour.

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‘Magical’ English Farmhouse and Mill Listed for Sale

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

In the English countryside, a circa-1710 mill and farmhouse restored over 20 years is now listed for $2.64 million.

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Your Lost Bags May Not Count as Lost

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

A quirk in DOT accounting makes it easy for airlines to make their baggage statistics look better than they are—and a fix may be delayed.

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With ‘Mudbound,’ Mary J. Blige Attempts Career Shift

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Mary J. Blige, the singer-songwriter who has sold more than 50 million records, is earning plaudits for her acting work in a new film about two Southern farm families, one white and one black.

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Are You Dating Yourself by Carrying a Wallet Instead of a Card Case?

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

A new tap-and-pay generation of men is shunning bulky wallets and opting for sleek card cases. But classic billfolds have their defenders. Where do you stand?

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Louvre Abu Dhabi Melds East and West

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The new art museum aims to narrate the history and accomplishments of all civilizations, presented as a continuous flow.

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A Bold Barracuda That’s All Muscle

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

The owner of an Indiana barber shop believes his 1970 Plymouth is the first Hemi Cuda ever built.

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