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The Scarlet Huntington Set to Open May 2014 after $15 Million Renovation

Mar 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Situated in the premier Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, The Scarlet Huntington once known as The Huntington Hotel, is slated to reopen May 2014 upon completion of its $15 million renovation. With an overhauled aesthetic and an intricate focus on the senses, the property weaves together the city’s rich history and the cultures of 15th century Chinese immigrants in modern-day Malaysia and Singapore.... Read More

Bellagio's Le Cirque and The Guigal Winery Team Up for One-Time Prix Fixe Meal

Mar 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

The Bellagio Las Vegas' Epicurean Epicenter Series has played host to a number of remarkable culinary events, and now they're upping the ante with a one-day-only event that will take place Saturday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. ... Read More

SFC&G's Editor-in-Chief Discusses The Bay's Newest High-End Lifestyle Magazine

Mar 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

SFC&G (San Francisco Cottages & Gardens), a new magazine that will launch in April, hopes to be the go-to source for upscale design-conscious readers who live in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Marin, East Bay, the wine country and Silicon Valley. This high-end lifestyle magazine will publish six issues in 2014. ... Read More

Trendy New Boutique Hotel to Open Near Fenway Park

Mar 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Bostonians and Beantown fans alike will have something to look forward to this summer when The Verb opens its doors near the iconic Fenway Park. The cool boutique hotel mixes classic mid-century modern motel style with the rich musical and artistic roots of the Fenway neighborhood. ... Read More

Find Your Next Superyacht at the 2014 Singapore Yacht Show This April

Mar 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Djani Schafer

Singapore will be welcoming the ultra-elite to its island of Sentosa for the fourth annual Singapore Yacht Show (SYS). This year’s show will be held April 10-13 and will once again take place at One015 Marina in Sentosa Cove.... Read More

The Rittenhouse Announces New Spa & Club in Addition to Recent Property Revitalizations

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

With the announcement of The Rittenhouse's new 15,000-square-foot spa, guests will have more to look forward to including a large collection of services such as Hair by Paul Labrecque. Labrecque—recognized as one of the US's top stylists by Vanity Fair—is at the helm of the salon, and proves that the facility is truly aiming to be one of the best in the city.... Read More

The Cosmopolitan Launches Grand Social Experiment with Rose. Rabbit. Lie.

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a luxury resort and casino aimed at a younger, hipper clientele, has reinvented the social club with its new quirkily-named venue Rose. Rabbit. Lie. Part cocktail lounge, part supper club and part cabaret, it’s a bit risqué in the best Vegas tradition, and extremely entertaining as well as being a mecca for mixologists.... Read More

Chateau de la Resle's Owners to Exhibit Collection at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan

Mar 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

The six-room Chateau de la Resle hotel in Burgundy, France, is a welcoming destination that offers  guests the comfort and feel of a private residence. Brimming with style  and culture, the property also happens to have a visually striking collection of arts. In fact, the hotel's Dutch owners Pieter Fra and Johan Bouman are so entrenched with the fine art world that they're starting their own design label to be branded with the same name as the hotel.... Read More

Bombay Sapphire Hosts Exclusive Lounge & Players Mix-Off at the Sony Open

Mar 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

How do the world’s top tennis players cool off after some serious competition and wowing the crowds at the Sony Open Tennis in Miami? With a custom crafted Bombay Sapphire cocktail at the luxe gin brand’s exclusive Bombay Sapphire Lounge at the Crandon Tennis Center.... Read More

Roger Federer Hosts Mini Tennis Match for Mo√ęt & Chandon During Sony Open

Mar 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In 2012 we broke the news that Roger Federer had been named as Moët & Chandon’s new brand ambassador. On March 19, Federer (who is favored to win the Sony Open currently in full swing), hosted a mini tennis match for the famed French Champagne house at the eye-popping 50th floor rooftop lounge of the Viceroy Miami.  ... Read More

Celebrity Chef Heston Blumenthal to Open Restaurant at Heathrow's Terminal 2

Mar 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Heston Blumenthal, the British celebrity chef whose three-Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck is consistently voted Best Restaurant in the UK, is opening a new eatery at Heathrow airport’s recently revamped Terminal 2. Set to open in June, The Perfectionists’ Café aims to deliver world-class cuisine quickly, in an informal, friendly setting, and could well be the globe's best airport restaurant.... Read More

Luxury Cruise Ship Mariner of the Seas Completes Its First Singapore Season

Mar 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Djani Schafer

After 29 sailings, Mariner of the Seas has completed its first season in Singapore. Its inaugural trip began in November as part of the winter/spring cruise season. The vessel is part of Royal Caribbean's Voyager Class which consists of ships with signature innovations like a rock climbing wall, mini golf course, and the first-ever ice skating rink at sea.... Read More

Singapore's Luxury Residential Market Gets $11 Billion Makeover

Mar 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Djani Schafer

The Singapore luxury residential market is set to receive a billion dollar makeover. In the next few years, around USD $11.8 billion worth of integrated developments and iconic residences will pop up across the skyline in an attempt to overhaul the country's luxury residential market.... Read More

5 of Beverly Hills' Top Hotels Celebrate the City's Centennial With Custom Suites

Mar 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

The city of Beverly Hills, CA is celebrating its centennial this year, and five of the city's best hotels are teaming up to observe the milestone in an extraordinary way. In a promotion deemed Suite 100 and conceptualized by the Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau, each of these luxury hotels have intricately redecorated one of their premier suites in an effort to take guests back to various periods in the city's history while featuring the style and glamour of earlier eras.... Read More

LeBron James Accepts Prestigious Don Shula Sports Legend Award

Mar 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Two of South Florida's leading sports personalities and Sun Sports HEAT TV broadcasters Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino, celebrated the eighth annual Reid & Fiorentino Call of The Game Dinner & Celebrity Golf Classic on March 13 and 15. Hosted by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, the event honored MVP and World Champion Miami Heat forward LeBron James who accepted the most prestigious accolade of the evening, the Don Shula Sports Legend Award.... Read More

Alexander McQueen, Roberto Cavalli & Stella McCartney to Show Collections During Fashion Week El Paseo 2014

Mar 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

The ninth annual Fashion Week El Paseo will be strutting its stuff next week on the white-tented runway at Palm Desert’s luxurious El Paseo shopping strand from March 16-21. Featuring day and evening wear collections, and attracting celebrity designers and retail superstars, the seven-day tent event is expected to bring in a record crowd of more than 13,000 people.... Read More

Nobu Hotel Las Vegas Debuts Gorgeous 10,000-Sq.-Ft. Skytop Villa for First Anniversary

Mar 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, the first in the world for the brand, is celebrating its one-year anniversary with the opening of one of the most opulent Vegas suites. The Skytop Nobu Villa, perched at the very top of the hotel and set to open in the fall, is comprised of 10,300 square feet of space (5,600-square-foot interior, 4,700-square-foot terrace). And of course, it has its own Nobu sushi bar.... Read More

View the Carlyle Residences' Newest FENDI Casa-Inspired $3.2 Million Luxury Condo

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

High above the streets of Los Angeles on The Carlyle Residences' 21st floor, sits a striking luxury condominium property ready to be purchased at $3.275 million. This two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom residence provides sweeping views of the north, south and east L.A., allowing plenty of natural light to fill the space during the day.... Read More

Escape the Conventional Hotel With Luxury Villas at The Retreat in Laguna

Mar 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Rather than being a standard hotel with guestrooms and suites all packed under one roof, The Retreat in Laguna offers a choice of inspirational villas to choose from for your Southern California vacation. Eight stunning homes sit on Orange County’s beautiful coastline and provide the perfect retreat for everything from a family reunion to a romantic getaway.... Read More

LINQ Las Vegas Aims to Be New Social Hub of The Strip This Spring

Mar 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Set to open this spring, The LINQ is billing itself as Las Vegas’ first open-air retail, dining, nightlife and entertainment district positioned at the heart of The Strip, directly across from Caesar’s Palace and part of the Caesar’s Entertainment group. Described as “NOLA’s Bourbon Street meets L.A.’s The Grove and Austin’s Sixth Street,” the space will span some 300,000 square feet, challenging the traditional Vegas conventions of keeping people inside so they can gamble.... Read More

Where to Find Authentic Italian Fare Outside of the North End

Mar 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you are looking for a taste of true Italy, you don’t have to go to the North End to get an authentic dining experience. Via Matta located at the Heritage on the Garden in the Back Bay, is the place to go for a traditional fix. Chef/owner Michael Schlow has done a great job in offering an authentic Italian experience that guests notice the moment they walk in from the décor to the varied menu offerings.... Read More

Guess Which Top Chef All Star Just Opened a New Restaurant in Little Italy...

Mar 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Last week, the Juniper & Ivy invited JustLuxe to a media preview dinner to get a taste of Top Chef All Stars' winner Richard Blais’ new restaurant with partner Michael Rosen, before its official opening yesterday, March 3.... Read More

Exploring One of the World's Best Spas at Capella Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas

Mar 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

For the past few years, Capella Pedregal’s Auriga Spa has been taking home a number of accolades from such publications as Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor, with awards such as #6 spot on the “Top 25 Spas in the World” and making the “World’s Best Hotel Spa” list. But it wasn’t until I was able to experience the facility this past January, that I really understood why it was such a standout.... Read More

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