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Fun Creamsicle Cake Recipe From Chef Dana Herbert

Jul 11, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Making a surprisingly unique cake is one of the best ways to impress a crowd. Instead of opting for a traditional white or chocolate cake, try something different that will make you look like a professional baker — like maybe this recipe for a Creamsicle Cake from Chef Dana Herbert.... Read More

Celebrity Chef Dana Herbert Is Fighting Cancer With The World's Biggest Wedding Cake

Jul 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

With the nicknames "The Sugar Daddy" and "King of Cakes," it's obvious that Delaware loves Chef Dana Herbert. Even though he already had his own bakery in Bear, called Desserts by Dana, the talented chef didn't become a worldwide baking sensation until he won the first season of TLC's Cake Boss: Next Great Baker back in 2011 — which awarded him a new car, $50,000 and an apprenticeship at Carlo's Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey.... Read More

The Big Apple's Most Distinguished Annual Galas and Balls

Jul 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

It seems like not a night goes by in New York without a red carpet rolled out somewhere, whether for a movie premiere, a grand opening, a charity fundraiser, or a black-tie gala. A quick peek at Patrick McMullan’s weekly event photos proves us right: New Yorkers love to get dressed up for a fancy night out. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to figure out which ones to break out your dancing shoes (and wallets) for. We’ve rounded up the best of the best to make your decision a little bit easier.... Read More

7 of D.C.'s Most Prestigious Annual Balls and Galas

Jun 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When Washington D.C. politicians, socialites, and high-profile community leaders get together in ornate gowns, perfectly tailored suits and cocktails in hand, significant changes are sure to follow. Each year, the District holds some of the best galas, balls and events that bring a community of world-changers together to fundraise in lavish ways.... Read More

Charitybuzz Puts Ultimate Martha Stewart Experience Up For Grabs

Jun 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Martha Stewart is arguably one of the most famous television show personalities, with many different business ventures to her name. If you're one of the lifestyle guru's denizens, you'll be thrilled to know there's a chance you can spend the day with Stewart at one of her homes across the Northeast. Teaming up with Charitybuzz, Stewart is auctioning off several different culinary experiences where the lucky winners will be able to experience the ultimate host's flourish firsthand.... Read More

Salmanazar of Ornellaia 2010 Sells for Record $120,400 at Charity Auction

Jun 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

How much would you pay for a bottle of wine? Twenty bucks? Fifty? A hundred or more? Try $122,400 on for size. That's how much one buyer recently paid at auction, setting the record for a single bottle of Italian wine.... Read More

Tyler Shields Raffles Photo and Raises Money for Tornado Torn Oklahoma Families

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Popular photographer Tyler Shields always has a new project on the horizon, oftentimes making headlines for being controversial, but this time he's using his star power for a good cause. Two days after the Oklahoma tornado left many devastated last month, with at least 91 killed and countless homes destroyed, Shields decided to take a drive to Moore to seek out humanity's enduring spirit. The photographic results of his trip are being raffled off to benefit the American Red Cross Oklahoma Tornado Relief on CrowdRise.... Read More

Jewelry of Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Sets Records at Sotheby's Auction

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Jewelry once owned by Italian actress, photojournalism, and sculptor Gina Lollobrigida sold for nearly $5 million on Tuesday at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva.... Read More

Prince Harry to Play Charity Polo Match vs. Nacho Figueras in Greenwich

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

England’s dashing royal sportsman Prince Harry will finish off his official tour of the U.S. this month by playing in a charity polo match at Connecticut’s Greenwich Polo Club on May 15. The Royal Salute Sentebale Polo Cup will benefit Sentebale, the charity founded by the Prince in 2006 to improve healthcare and education for the children of Lesotho, Africa.... Read More

Jet Art Group Makes Masterpiece Using $10 Million Learjet Engine "Paintbrush"

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In celebration of the pioneering aviation company’s 50th anniversary, Flexjet has partnered with New York-based Jet Art Group to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces using a Learjet engine as a $10 million dollar "paintbrush."... Read More

FACE Africa 4th Annual Clean Water Charity Event Raises $73,000 for Liberia

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher  |  1 Comment

The FACE Africa 4th Annual Clean Water Gala took place at Midtown New York hotspot Espace on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The event attracted close to 350 guests and raised $73,000, enough to build 15-20 clean water systems in Rivercess County, one of Liberia’s most marginalized and under-served counties.... Read More

Fishing for Charity at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Want do something good on your summer holiday? The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has just announced a new Give Back Getaway program, as part of The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints program.... Read More

$150,000 McIntosh x John Varvatos Custom Built SoHo Audio System for Auction

Mar 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

McIntosh, makers of the world’s finest audio systems, has donated the headlining item for this year’s Stuart House Benefit staged by John Varvatos, taking place place at the designer’s boutique in West Hollywood on March 10. The McIntosh x John Varvatos Custom Built SoHo Audio System and Factory Tour Experience, valued at $150,000, is available to bidders online now through March 21 via luxury charity auction site Charitybuzz.... Read More

Help Build Schools with Montblanc Pens and UNICEF

Mar 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Montblanc, the century old German luxury goods company famed for its iconic fountain pens, has launched an exclusive new collection in support of UNICEF, the United Nations’ children’s charity. The 2013 Montblanc “Signature for Good” Collection is comprised of limited edition writing instruments, jewelry pieces and leather accessories which feature a special brick design symbolizing the company’s commitment to help build schools in developing countries.... Read More

The Real Guitar Hero: Fulfill Your Dreams with an Eric Clapton Guitar Replica

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

For those who wish to take part in rock-n-roll history, games like Guitar Hero provide a stage for players to try to match their skills to those of legendary musicians like Elvis, Slash, and Jimi. No matter your score though, you're still playing with a plastic guitar with color-coded buttons, which pales in comparison to playing the real deal. Even if you're not a consummate musician who can work a fret as well as a remote, anyone can appreciate the select few guitars that contributed to and represent rock-n-roll history.... Read More

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