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Indie Artist Allman Brown Should Be Next On Your List of Music Finds

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you were listening close enough last season during an especially emotional moment on NBC’s Parenthood, you may have heard Allman Brown’s beautifully written song Sons and Daughters playing in the background. For me, it was when vocalist Liz Lawrence joined him on the chorus, filling his melodies with wonderfully placed harmonies, that I knew I had to hear more. 

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Sunreef Unveils Floating Restaurant & Water Hotel Concepts in Dubai & London

Aug 12, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Floating restaurants and hotels are hardly a new concept, but it's a little more unusual for an esteemed luxury yacht brand to be the name behind such projects. Sunreef Yachts was approached by a couple customers to create such custom made projects in London and Dubai and considering their reputation for some of the finest luxury catamarans, the customers knew exactly what to expect.

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London's Heron Brings Retractable Roofs to Luxury Penthouses

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We love a good penthouse apartment and Heron International has launched two that we can't stop staring at. Found in London's 36-story Heron, which is the first major residential development in the city in the past 30 years, the penthouses are spread out across the 35th and 36th floors and are offered for £12 and £18 million (around $20 and $30 million).

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InterContinental London Park Lane Now Offering SUNDÃRI Skincare's Full Treatment Experiences

May 22, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’re looking to add a new skincare line to your hotel, it probably doesn’t hurt to seek out the help of a supermodel who makes her living off of her flawless looks and enviable skin. Recently the InterContinental London Park Lane unveiled its new line of spa treatment products, SUNDÃRI, created by none other than the stunning Christy Turlington. 

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Exquisite 7,000-Square-Foot Hyde Park Penthouse in London Listed at $55 Million

May 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

One of the largest apartments in London, a massive 7,100-square-foot penthouse in a historic mansion on Hyde Park, has been listed for sale by Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate Strutt & Parker for about $55 million.

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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in Europe Unveil 4 New Auto Packages

May 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Four driving packages have recently become available at various Intercontinental Hotel & Resort locations throughout Europe. Looking to burn rubber in exotic vehicles while calling incredible resorts your base of operations? Check out one of these programs from InterContinental:

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Imbibery's Raw, Cold-Pressed Juices and Cleanses Arrive in London

May 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Jessica Bibi Cooper

Juicing has become a massive trend, and if you don’t have a bottle of designer green juice in your fridge, you’re not keeping up with The Joneses. Juicing and detoxing has had a big impact in the States and its spreading like wildfire here in the UK. But we seem to be behind our American friends, whereas America has a juice bar in every corner and in every store, England hasn’t quite caught up yet.

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Kate Moss, Lily Allen and Harry Styles Party at London's Coolest New Hotel

Apr 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Andre Balasz re-invented the legendary Chateau Marmont, dated Uma Thurman, appeared in ads for Louis Vuitton, and launched the Mercer and Standard hotel brands as paragons of casual cool. Until now, however, he has never had a property outside the U.S. That’s set to change in late May when he opens The Chiltern Firehouse, a 26-suite boutique luxury hotel in central London’s chic Marylebone district. And it’s already on track to become the city’s coolest hangout.

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Does Your City Rank in Christie's Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Markets?

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In January of last year, news broke that Japan’s second richest man, Softbank chief Masayoshi Son, had paid $117.5 million for a nine-acre estate in Woodside, California. That set the tone for a booming luxury market that lasted through all of 2013, according to a new report from Christie’s International Real Estate called Luxury Defined: An Insight into the Luxury Residential Property Market.

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Newly Designed £1 Coin Is Using Current Technology To Cut Down On Counterfeiting

Mar 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The Royal Mint has been working on a replacement £1 coin that’s purpose is to cut down on counterfeiting in the United Kingdom. Designed with two tones of metal, the twelve-sided currency piece is styled like the threepence coin that was taken from circulation in 1971.

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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.

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Dine Privately in the Exclusive Chef's Penthouse Popping Up in London

Mar 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The thought of privately dining in the home of a gourmet chef can make a foodie's heart flutter. Now, imagine two chefs living in a penthouse at Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living in London, giving you that rare "at home" experience you've always dreamed of. 

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Le Méridien Teams up with Tate Galleries for 8 Unlock Art Film Series

Jan 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts have teamed up with Tate, a family of four art galleries housing the UK's collection of British art from 1500 and of international modern art, to create a series of short films titled Unlock Art. Available online, the four movies in the series released so far are: Frank Skinner on Performance Art, Sally Phillips on Shopping for Art, Alan Cumming on Pop Art and Where are the Women?

 
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London Tourism Hit Record-Breaking Numbers in 2013

Jan 22, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With all the exciting events taking place in London over the last few years, it’s no surprise they’re seeing record-breaking tourist numbers. From the 2012 Olympic Games to Andy Murray's Wimbledon win to the birth of Prince George, interest in this already popular capital city just continues to rise, with 4.9 million visitors between July and September 2013 alone, according to figures recently released by the Office for National Statistics.

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Safe Cyclist Freeways Planned for London's Skyline in 20 Years

Jan 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

London’s residents may be looking at a new skyline in 20 years with a proposed SkyCycle project that aims to create bicycle routes that sit high above existing suburban railway corridors. Foster + Partners and Space Syntax are collaborating on creating a secure, wide deck above trains that would give cyclists approximately 136 miles of car-free roads.

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