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Newport, Rhode Island's Best Kept Secrets

Jun 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Newport, Rhode Island has always been a fun summer destination for Bostonians. You can be there in less than two hours from Boston, stay at some first rate hotels and have an unforgettable dinner at an incredible steakhouse.... Read More

Celebrate Wimbledon With Afternoon Tea at Royal Garden Hotel

Jun 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

To celebrate the Wimbledon tournament (June 20-July 3), the Royal Garden Hotel will be paying homage to some well known tennis stars - in its kitchen. Nick Hollands, pastry chef at the five-star venue, is working hard to create models of the sports players using the sugar-based dough pastillage.... Read More

Celebrate The Fourth of July in Los Angeles

Jun 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Family fun, barbecues, days at the beach, night skies filled with fireworks...is there any day that more quintessentially embodies summer than the Fourth of July? Well stock up on sparklers and get ready for some burgers and blueberry shortcake, because here are some of the most happening places around L.A. to celebrate this Independence Day.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans: A Luxurious Haven in the Heart of the City

Jun 30, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With its prime location on the edge of the French Quarter, one block from Bourbon Street, the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans is in walking distance from the best that the city has to offer; but removed enough from the action to allow for a peaceful refuge. The hotel houses 527 guest rooms, 35,000 square feet of meeting space, a 25,000 square foot day spa and fitness center, one restaurant and one lounge.... Read More

Bardessono Hotel in the Heart of Napa Valley

Jun 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Dedicated to providing guests an environment that is luxurious, serene, and decidedly green, Bardessono leaves no stone unturned. The sleek 62-suite hotel offers a private retreat in the heart of the Napa Valley, complete with a world-class restaurant and indulgent spa.... Read More

Maison 140 in Beverly Hills Offers $50,000 Royal Visit Package

Jun 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

To celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal visit to the States beginning next week, Beverly Hills boutique luxury hotel Maison 140 is offering the chance to take over the entire premises for the night at a cost of $50,000.... Read More

Supperclub London: A Delightful Assault On The Senses

Jun 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

I make my way to what seems to be an old warehouse in a random location in London. It's not an area of the city I usually find myself in, but I've heard so much about the London Supperclub that I have to try out this funky venue for myself.... Read More

ColLAb's Sunset Strip Pop-Up Beer Garden in July

Jun 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Some of our favorite beer bars are tapping the kegs and setting out the tables for another installment of their pop-up summer beer garden series: ColLAb. And you know beer always tastes better outdoors in the sunshine.... Read More

Sexy Summer Seafood Recipes from De Rodriguez

Jun 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

In some respects, Chef Douglas Rodriguez of South Beach’s iconic De Rodriguez restaurant meets all the expectations for a celebrity chef. He’s charismatic, energetic, and a genius in the kitchen.... Read More

Charlie Moore The Mad Fisherman Talks Celebrities, Lures and Boston

Jun 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

When it comes to angling, Bostonians know the name Charlie Moore is synonymous with big name celebrities, a dose of insanity and some seriously mad fishing. We chatted with NESN's Mad Fisherman himself to find out his favorite spot to cast a lure, who he would like to have on an upcoming episode, and where he hangs out in Boston when he is town.... Read More

Pietra Santa Winery Cienega Valley, California

Jun 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Named "pietra santa" (sacred stone) to honor its granite and limestone soils, Pietra Santa Winery is a family run estate that produces artisanal wines and olive oils. The winery is located in the foothills of the Gabilan Mountain Range in the magnificent Cienega Valley — just 25 miles inland from Monterey Bay.... Read More

Nusta Spa: D.C.'s Only Green Day Spa

Jun 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Bijan Bayne

Amid the hubris and hustle of downtown Washington, D.C., there's an eco-friendly oasis. That quiet retreat is none other than Nusta Spa, the only green day spa in our nation's capital.... Read More

Chefs in Shorts Event June 24 at Seaport World Trade Center Boston

Jun 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you are looking for a fun event this summer, don't miss "Chefs in Shorts," which is being held on Friday, June 24, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The 14th annual event brings together a group of the area's leading chefs who will... Read More

Sweet Tree By Rivera Branches Out Into Harrods

Jun 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Do you know someone with a sweet tooth? Or are you looking for a unique wedding gift or a one-off dinner party present that's bound to be a conversation starter? If so, Sweet Tree By Rivera has the answer. The London company specializes in high-end sweet trees, which are made from a range of candy and chocolate.... Read More

Celebrities Team Up for London Pop-Up Charity Shop

Jun 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

A team of A-list celebrities joined forces with ShelterBox to help raise cash for the disaster relief charity. Sienna Miller, Marina Diamandis, Sarah Burton and Emma Watson have all donated items to be sold.... Read More

Town & Country Package at Mandarin Oriental, New York and Richard Gere's Bedford Post Inn

Jun 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The ultra-luxe Mandarin Oriental, New York is teaming up with Richard Gere's Bedford Post Inn to give guests the ultimate Town & Country experience.... Read More

Conrad Miami: Refined Luxury in Downtown Miami

Jun 17, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

From Miami International Airport, Conrad Miami welcomes you to experience Miami’s innate sense of style and international flair. From the dramatic Level 25, stunning vistas of the city and Biscayne Bay unfold below.... Read More

The 2011 World Flower Show in Boston through June 19

Jun 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

For the first time in 30 years, the United States has been chosen to host the 2011 World Flower Show and it is here in Boston through the weekend. The show will feature 630 floral designs from 32 countries, floral art demonstrations and a series of lectures.... Read More

Del Frisco's Delivers on its Promises

Jun 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Amazingly fresh seafood, steaks seared to perfection and incredible waterfront views are exactly what Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House promised to provide when it arrived in town; but did it deliver?... Read More

Hampton Court Palace Boasts World-Renowned Artists on Bill

Jun 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

World-renowned artists are lined up to play this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival. Artists from rock, pop, jazz and classical backgrounds will be taking to the stage in the stunning open-air court of King Henry VIII's palace.... Read More

Williamsburg Winery: Virginia’s Largest Winery

Jun 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Encircled by 320 acres of woodland, field, and vineyards, Williamsburg Winery is just three miles from Colonial Williamsburg, yet it’s a world apart.... Read More

Sutton Court Hotel Residences Offer a Welcome Alternative to Hotels

Jun 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Shandana A. Durrani

For many travelers, staying at a hotel is de rigueur and most hotel stays don't last more than a week. For those looking for a longer vacation, villas and private home rentals are popular. But not every home advertised on vacation rental sites is insured or legitimate.... Read More

Father's Day Gift Ideas and Events in L.A.

Jun 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Oprah's "Favorite Things" might be gone forever, but at least here are a few of our favorite things for your favorite guy on Father's Day. One of these should make him feel appreciated. All of them will make him feel like the coolest guy in the world.... Read More

Guggenheim Museum & Samsung Present Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity

Jun 13, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A retrospect of internationally acclaimed artist Lee Ufan begins in late June at the Guggenheim Museum. Mr. Ufan excels at sculpture, paintings, works on paper, and installations. He also is a writer who has been active in Korea, Japan, and Europe for more than 40 years.... Read More

Sip Cocktails Under the Stars at the Soho Sky Terrace Bar

Jun 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

The Soho Sky Terrace has officially opened at the Courthouse Doubletree by Hilton London-Regent Street. The unveiling kicks off another summer season of al fresco lounging amidst the rooftops of Central London.... Read More

Napa River Inn Located at Historic Napa Mill

Jun 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

As the only locally owned luxury boutique hotel in historic downtown Napa, the Napa River Inn covers two-and-a-half riverfront acres in the alluring Historic Napa Mill.... Read More

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Opens for the Season

Jun 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum is now open for the season and is featuring their latest exhibition "Storm Stories! 1991: An Island Remembers." Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Bob and The No-Name Storm, the exhibit features a screening of Storm Journal as well as Mill Hill Press' newest book Storm Diary.... Read More

Tom Jones to Open Prestigious Henley Festival

Jun 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Legendary Welsh singer Tom Jones opens this year's must-see Henley Festival. The esteemed event is the UK's best summer party - a five-night, star-studded, strictly black tie event on the banks of the Thames in the beautiful Henley-on-Thames.... Read More

Charity Fashion Show and Auction to be Hosted by Sadie Frost & Trish Halpin at One Mayfair

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Leading names from the world of fashion have joined forces for a children's charity extravaganza at London's stunning One Mayfair. In aid the Rainbow Trust, the two-day Trust In Fashion event includes a VIP evening on June 29, featuring an exclusive catwalk show by icon Sadie Frost.... Read More

Rock and Blues Concert Cruises Kick Off the Summer on June 5

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Summer in Boston officially arrives this weekend with the first Rock and Blues Concert Cruise setting sail on Sunday, June 5, with Celtic bands Carbon Leaf and Enter the Haggis.... Read More

Sundays at Santa Monica's Basement Tavern

Jun 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

When it comes to drinking dens, Los Angeles has no shortage of throwback speakeasies. It's almost as though Angelenos like to pretend it's Prohibition again, guzzling classic cocktails in hidden watering holes with like-minded drinkers.... Read More

Medlock Ames Winery: Dedicated to the Organic & Sustainable Farming Movement

Jun 2, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

When longtime friends Christopher Medlock James and Ames Morison decided to take on the challenge of growing and making wine, they searched for — and found — a very special 335 acres of land on Bell Mountain in Alexander Valley.... Read More

Flamingo Las Vegas: One of Sin City's Original Hotel & Casinos

Jun 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Amid the ever-changing 21st century Las Vegas landscape, the Flamingo hotel continues to hold its own as one of the few remaining flagship properties present at the start of Sin City. The Flamingo Las Vegas is perched, in all of its pink glistening glory, center stage on the storied Vegas Strip, within four miles of McCarran International Airport and five miles of historic downtown.... Read More

Suspended Cirque Comes to Boston June 2

Jun 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Every curve of the Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts will be pulsing Thursday night with the excitement of New York's acclaimed Suspended Cirque.... Read More

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