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Fashion Designers & Artists Create Masterpieces for the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now that Easter is just a few weeks away it’s time to break out the bunny rabbits, colorful eggs and tasty terrible Peeps to make it another epic holiday. But this year instead of rounding up the kiddies and going on an old fashion Easter egg hunt you can try your hand at the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt being held in New York City.

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People/Planet/Profit: The Impassioned Identities of Petter Stordalen

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Petter Stordalen is not a name that many Americans know well, except in hotel and hospitality circles. But in Scandinavia, especially in Norway, his name is almost a household word. He has taken the renowned Norwegian hard work ethic to astonishing... Read More

Legendary Musician Wayne Kramer Chats About Changing the World One Guitar at a Time

Mar 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Wayne Kramer is one of the greatest guitarists alive (just ask Rolling Stone) and he is doing everything he can to use that talent to leave the world a little better off than he found it. Many will know the 65 year old as the co-founder of the '60s Detroit rock group MC5 (Motor City 5), a huge influence on the future of punk rock and heavy metal.

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Dinner 695 Feet Above the Arabian Gulf Aims to Feed 120,000 Children

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The fine dining scene in the Emirates is about to get a major boost thanks to a special High Table dinner that is being set up on the Burj Al Arab helipad, around 695 feet above the Arabian Gulf. 

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Celebrities Come Together to Promote Philanthropic Work and Raise Money For Charities

Feb 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Some of the best things about our favorite celebrities are their ability to give back to those in need. During this year’s awards season, two new charity events will be taking place: Fame & Philanthropy and Unite 4 Humanity. 

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Pisco Portón and Not For Sale Host Charity Event at La Costanera Peruvian Restaurant

Jan 21, 2014  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Not for Sale is a non-profit organization in San Francisco tackling the under-the-radar issue of human trafficking. On Wednesday, January 22, the group will be gathering with Pisco Portón, a spirit’s distillery in Peru, to raise awareness and funds about modern day slavery. The event will be held at La Costanera Restaurant and 10 percent of the dinner and all auction proceeds will go towards Not For Sale’s programs around the world.

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Peyton Manning Accidentally Raises $24k for Charity by Shouting "Omaha!" During Broncos vs Patriots Game

Jan 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you have been paying attention to Peyton Manning lately, you probably noticed his continual shouts of "Omaha!" during the Broncos vs Chargers game on January 12. Well, he drummed up so much attention that the city decided to donate money every time Manning shouted their name during the Broncos vs Patriots game that took place yesterday. 

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Grammy Award Winner Ne-Yo Gives Back With Compound Foundation's Giving Tour

Dec 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

On Monday, December 3 the Children’s Aid Society in Harlem was visited by a very special guest. Grammy Award winning recording artist Ne-Yo was starting his whirlwind 7th Annual Giving Tour in partnership with The Boys and Girls Club of America with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Atlanta.

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Arizona Biltmore to Host the State's First Concours d'Elegance in January

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Every January, new world records are set in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area during the many major collector car auctions that take place. In Scottsdale in 2013 a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider sold for a record-breaking $8.25 million at Gooding & Co.’s sale. Likewise, RM Auctions set another milestone with the sale of a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione for $8.14 million on the same day.

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Over 30 Designers Get In the Holiday Spirit To Save the Garment District

Nov 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

During the holiday season it’s almost inevitable that there will be designers working on some type of special edition item—beauty collaborations, Christmas scarves, cookware—if you can imagine it, it’s likely been done.

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How A Pair of 7 For All Mankind Jeans Can Affect Men's Health

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While breast cancer gets a whole month dedicated to everything you could possibly buy in a garish shade of pink, Movember celebrations are a little less of a public spectacle. Or maybe it’s just that guys look better rocking a mustache than women do running around in head to toe fuchsia.

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Power of Positivity: Got Your 6 Transcends Politics In Support of Veterans

Oct 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

"I've got your six" quite literally means that you have someone's back, that you have them covered in any situation and you'll be there for them no matter what. While this phrase is used often in the military, the Got Your 6 national campaign has extended the phrase to civilians, urging the American public to lend their support to veterans returning home. 

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Judith Murat Brings Experience and Passion to Her Jewelry Collection

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

When models retire and turn to the world of design, it often comes out wonderfully. Passion is needed to cultivate a true line of beauty and praise, perhaps even moreso than what it may have taken previously for them in the fashion world.

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One-of-a-Kind Leica Digital Rangefinder on Bid at Jony and Marc's (RED) Auction

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are so many fantastic items up for grabs in the Jony and Marc's (RED) Auction put on by Sotheby's that we had a really hard time figuring out which ones we wanted to highlight. Scheduled to take place on November 23 in New York, the auction will be benefiting the popular AIDS charity (RED) — which was started by Bono — and was curated by designer Marc Newson and Apple designer Jony Ive (ahem, Sir Jonathan Ive). 

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Annual Change-Maker's Ball For Self Help Africa Features $100 Cocktail

Oct 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Tonight Chelsea Piers will play host to hundreds of people to mark the fourth Change-Maker's Ball in New York City. The annual event raises money forcharity organization Self Help Africa, a foundation that prides itself on empowering people on the continent to provide for themselves, their families and communities.

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