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Tim Burton Exhibit at LACMA

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present Tim Burton: a retrospective look at the man's creative works as a director of live-action and animated films, and as an artist, illustrator, photographer, and writer.... Read More

BAFTA Venue Adds Ritz London to Wedding Package

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

The prestigious home of the BAFTA awards has announced a wedding collaboration with The Ritz in London. The first partnership of its kind between the two enchanting central London locations sees special exclusive benefits for brides and grooms as well as their guests at the world's most iconic hotel.... Read More

Scarlet Oak Tavern in Hingham Opens New Patio

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Looking to escape the city for a night on the South Shore? Then head to Scarlet Oak Tavern in Hingham tonight for the grand opening of their new outdoor patio complete with live music (entertainment is being held here Friday evenings from 5 p.m to 9 p.m.).... Read More

La Costa Resort and Spa's Breathtaking $50 Million Renovation

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Elise Edwards

Nestled along the Pacific coastline just outside San Diego lies La Costa Resort and Spa; a haven for kids and adults, alike. The first segment of an expansive $50 million renovation has just been revealed and the result is nothing short of spectacular.... Read More

Father's Day Package at Montage Beverly Hills

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Montage Beverly Hills, the chic luxury hotel located in the famous Golden Triangle near Rodeo Drive, is offering the ultimate Father's Day package for discerning dads.... Read More

The Seaport Hotel Rooftop Garden is Abuzz with Eco-Friendly Efforts

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

There's a buzz in town surrounding the Seaport Hotel and it has everything to do with the organic rooftop herb garden's new bee hives (90,000 honey bees checked into the Seaport a couple of weeks ago and their honey will be used to make specialty recipes).... Read More

West elm’s Organic Influence on the East Coast

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Bostonians love the trendy national store, west elm, which has two Boston locations - one at Trilogy Place (Kenmore) and the other in Burlington. With just two stores in New England, west elm has brought a strong sustainable/organic influence to the East Coast.... Read More

Cornerstone Cellars, Yountville, California: A World-Class Cabernet Producer

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

The story of Cornerstone Cellars began at harvest time 1991 in the town of Angwin on Howell Mountain. Dr. David Sloas, a Memphis physician and Cabernet Sauvignon devotee, was visiting renowned vintner Randy Dunn.... Read More

Stag Dining Group: A Clandestine Event in San Francisco

May 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Danika Garlotta

The email arrives and directions are given. The secret has been unveiled and I am now in route to a clandestine dinner where promises of culinary amazement await. A place where foodies can mingle, feast on gourmet plates, and drink properly paired cocktails, all while assuring there will be no pretentious behavior - at least that's what I have been told.... Read More

"O-LIVE!" Brings Together Art and Music For a Good a Cause

May 24, 2011

Saturday, May 14 marked a special occasion for Olive PR solutions. Celebrating its second anniversary, Olive hosted numerous artists and musicians in the W Hotel, with all the proceeds going to Feeding the Soul Foundation. As a public relations firm with an emphasis on creativity, Olive didn’t cut any corners for its second birthday party.... Read More

MaryJane's New Menu at Hard Rock San Diego

May 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

There are a handful of hip hotels in the Gaslamp, but the Hard Rock is easily a flagship to the area. Located in the heart of the Gaslamp, this hotel oozes cool in more ways than one and whether you are staying there or not it's worth a visit.... Read More

Taste of the Nation Events at Hatfield's & Spare Room

May 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Every year, Los Angeles' culinary community gets together for Taste of the Nation, a special cause with the goal of ending childhood hunger. Chefs, restaurateurs, foodies and the public converge for an afternoon of food and philanthropy that go hand-in-hand.... Read More

Ascot Celebrates 300 Years of Racing With Fashion at the Forefront

May 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Ascot has come a long way since its first race 300 years ago. In 1922, a Times correspondent wrote that "Ascot is notoriously the best place in England to see beautiful women in beautiful clothes."... Read More

Sonoma Wine Country for Sweethearts

May 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Peaceful Sonoma County is a romantic place to unwind. Drive along its beautiful two-lane country roads and discover a rich mosaic of possibilities. For starters, there are vineyards, wineries, parks, hiking trails, galleries and restaurants, along with simple pleasures like rushing rivers, spectacular sunsets and stunning beaches.... Read More

Harrington Court Apartments: Homestyle Luxury in London

May 18, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The deluxe Harrington Court Apartments is for travelers who prefer a homelike feel to their luxury accommodations. This is an opportunity to live like a local in one of London's most culturally rich destinations.... Read More

Jerry Remy's Sports Bar & Grill Hits a Homerun

May 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Everyone in Boston knows the name Jerry Remy is synonymous with Red Sox Nation. The former Sox second baseman and current broadcaster created the now famous RemDawg hot dogs that were once only available at Fenway Park. Now you can find them at his restaurant Jerry Remy's Sports Bar & Grill on Boylston Street or his recently opened second location at Liberty Wharf in the Seaport District.... Read More

The Global Party Kicks Off in London in September

May 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

On September 15 and 16, 2011, 80 exclusive parties will be held at high-end venues across the globe, all launching within 24 hours of each other, with 80,000 guests in attendance.... Read More

Sage in Aria Las Vegas: Fine Dining in CityCenter

May 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Just when you thought the Las Vegas strip couldn’t get any more luxurious; any flashier; any more high-end, ARIA Resort & Casino pops up and blows us all away. This jaw-droppingly gorgeous hotel and casino — and the brand new CityCenter it calls home — boasts some of the best shopping, gambling and spas in the area.... Read More

Mama's Day 2011 Food and Wine Charity Event

May 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

As an ever-appreciative San Diego resident and a good life connoisseur indelibly on the hunt for the best of the best, it's incumbent on me to experience and inform you, dear Reader, about notable San Diego... Read More

Los Angeles' New Single Spirit Bars

May 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Molecular mixology, celebrity "barsmiths," seasonal cocktails...sometimes it feels like it's just gotten too complicated to order a drink these days in Los Angeles. There are just too many choices. And usually too many hipsters elbowing their way to the bar.... Read More

The Barking Crab Rolls Out a New Menu

May 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

You know summer is right around the corner in Boston when the deck opens at The Barking Crab. Sitting literally on the water, the clam shack offers an encompassing ocean view from every seat. Of course, crab dishes dominate the menu here but there is also an enormous selection of lobsters, steamers and fresh fish.... Read More

Los Angeles Artist Jess Sluder Launches Japan Project to Benefit Disaster Relief Efforts

May 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Following the aftermath of Japan's devastating Tsunami, luxury brands and fashion insiders were among the first to join the ongoing philanthropic effort.... Read More

Spice Market, London Opens its Doors to Diners

May 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Its sister restaurant in a trendy part of New York is already a fashionable haunt, so there are high expectations for the opening of the Spice Market in London.... Read More

Gainey Vineyard: A Legacy of California Winemaking

May 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Sometimes to go forward we have to look backward. Progress isn't always linear, a fact that really seems to be true when it comes to food and food production. There's a strong back-to-the-land movement going on in some places, a shift away from big farms growing one thing and back toward the idea of having farms that supply a wider variety of nature's bounty.... Read More

Thomas Pink Unveils New Design Concept in Washington D.C. Store

May 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Luxe LVMH-owned London shirtmaker and haberdasher Thomas Pink has unveiled a new design concept at its Washington, D.C. store, a favorite sartorial stop for dapper politicos. Key to the concept is the tension between the Jermyn Street heritage of the brand and the design aesthetic which is encapsulated in the dynamic eclecticism of 21st Century London.... Read More

San Francisco Tours by the Ladies of Carried Away

May 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

San Francisco is one of our all-time favorite cities. We love our secret watering holes, darling cafes, hidden specialty shops and convention-challenging galleries. We know its streets like the back of our hand. Or so we thought, until we took a tour with the ladies of Carried Away.... Read More

Farm-to-Table Hits Atlanta at The Family Dog

May 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Atlanta is getting in on the farm-to-table cuisine taking over the nation, with the new opening of The Family Dog, from the creators of Rosebud.... Read More

Museum of Science Planetarium Gets a Facelift

May 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

You can't beat a beautiful summer night when the air is warm and the sky is clear but being in New England, those nights can be sometimes far and few. If you are looking to enjoy a night out under the stars indoors, now is your chance.... Read More

Terra American Bistro: Farm-to-Table Dining Plants Roots in San Diego

May 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Farm-to-table dining has become popular recently thanks to strides taken by chefs to work with, and support, their local economies - all the while the goal remained to deliver satisfying meals to diners.... Read More

The New Baccarat Salon at Wynn Las Vegas

May 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Introducing The Baccarat Salon at the Wynn Las Vegas, a curtained-off palace of gaming with poolside views, high-limit tables and all the high rollers you can shake a stick at.... Read More

Jack Sidell's Circle of Legendary Boston Food Friends Event

May 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

On Monday, May 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., some of Boston's most prestigious and renowned culinary luminaries are coming together to pay tribute to one of the city's founding fathers of the restaurant industry, Jack Sidell.... Read More

Levi's Unveils 'Made Here' Concept at Newbury Street Boutique

May 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Storied American denim brand Levi's just unveiled its cool new 'Made Here' collection at the opening of its latest premium concept boutique on Boston's famed Newbury Street.... Read More

The Met Bar Introduces the "An-Tea Establishment" Afternoon Tea

May 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

If you’re fed up with the royal wedding hysteria and want something different to do over spring break, this could be your cup of tea. Release your inner rebel by taking a booth at the Met Bar and indulging in the An-Tea Establishment Afternoon Tea.... Read More

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