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Kasabian Frontman Tom Meighan Chats the New Album, Performance Scars & Why He Loves Jack White

Nov 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

You may not know this yet, especially if you're not exactly up on the music scene, but English rock band Kasabian (made up of front man Tom Meighan, songwriter/guitarist Sergio Pizzorno, bassist Chris Edwards, and drummer Ian Matthews) is widely considered to be the best act in the world—at least the Q Awards think so since they've awarded them with the title twice now (once in 2010 and again this year).

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Estate Manager Bryan Peele Has a Key For What Goes On Inside Million-Dollar Estates

Nov 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Not many people are aware of just how much goes into keeping a luxury household running, but estate manager Bryan Peele certainly does. As the President and Founder of Estate Managers Coalition, Peele has worked with some of the world's biggest celebrities, top-tier billionaires and industrialists, and has become one of the most trusted figures in the luxury realm.  

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Music Video Director Shane Drake Discusses His Path to Films, Mega Budgets & Breaking Into the Biz

Nov 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

You know when you hear a new song that causes you to take notice of the title so you can mentally add it to your music collection? There is something so satisfying about discovering something you’ve never heard before, and then you watch the music video. A good video can resurrect those initial feelings you had and even give you a greater love for the song.

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Q&A: Co-Founders Lisle Richards & Eric Marx on the Success of Their 3 NYC Venues

Nov 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” claim Frank Sinatra’s legendary lyrics from New York, New York; which ring particularly true when talking to restaurateurs in the Big Apple. Six of nine Michelin three star restaurants are in New York City, but Business Insider reports that 80 percent of restaurants located in the area close within five years. In short, it’s grueling competing with the best of the best. 

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Have You Tasted the Gourmet Insects at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo’s Mandarin Bar Yet?

Oct 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Damon M. Banks

While it’s not every day that you find yourself with the option of sampling of insects with your evening cocktail, it’s certainly possible at the Mandarin Bar at Tokyo’s luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Always curious to try new things, we were eager to learn more about these exotic bites. Thomas Combescot, Food & Beverage Director at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, was kind enough to give us a behind-the-scenes look at this culturally significant snack.

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Irish-Born Musician Hozier "Slithered Here From Eden" to Bring Us His Gospel

Oct 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

Hozier may not have been a household name this time last year, or heck, even five months ago, but the Irish musician is certainly on his way to being one now. Putting his own spin on the blues and gospel of the 1950s, Andrew Hozier-Bryne is exactly how he appears to be: charming, soft-spoken, intelligent, modest, and incredibly sweet.

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Designer Francis Bitonti Uses 3D Printing to Bring Fashion to the 21st Century

Oct 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We’re definitely fans of wearable tech, 3D printed jewelry and the still unreleased Apple Watch, but we had never heard of 3D printed fashion until now. Designer Francis Bitonti is picking up speed as one of the first designers to take technology and fashion to the next level by creating pieces using a 3D printer.

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Enhancing the Sense of Place: Sharon Woods of Santa Fe's Woods Design Builders Talks of a Home's Soul

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Many great writers have defined, as best as they could, the poetry and mystery of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and even more artists have called it home (George R.R. Martin, Cormac McCarthy, Georgia O'Keeffe, to name a few). It is the oldest capital in the United States and at 7,000 feet above sea level, it is also the highest. The early cold and the bracing, high altitude air, as D.H. Lawrence once wrote, makes "the stars snap like distant coyotes, beyond the moon."

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Four Seasons Executive Chef Andrea Accordi Reaches for Another Michelin Star

Oct 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Last year the iconic Four Seasons opened the their first hotel in Russia, the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, located in a historical palace known as the House with Lions. “Years of meticulous restoration and perfecting of the guest experience are setting the stage for a new era of style and luxury in St. Petersburg,” says Christopher Norton, who is the Executive Vice President of Global Product and Operations. A prime example of “perfecting the guest experience” occurs when dining in any of the hotel’s three international restaurants, under the inspired leadership of their Italian-born Executive Chef, Andrea Accordi.

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SVP Richard Marnell Discusses What Is Making The New Viking Ocean Cruise Experience Unique

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Because Richard Marnell is Viking Cruise's Senior Vice President of Marketing for North America, he has been charged with helping make Viking River Cruises a household name, by creating a deeper, more active awareness of the existence and benefits of river cruising, an important mode of experiential travel.

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