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San Francisco

Is Cavallo Point the New Face of Luxury Resorts?

I’ve been to my share of over-the-top hotels –with ornate, overstuffed furniture, splendiferous lobbies, formal or flashy restaurants, and spas so lavish that pre-French Revolution royalty would feel right at home. And I’ve loved them. But in this day of LEED certification construction and eco-consciousness, Cavallo Point, set on 10 acres by the San Francisco Bay and under the stunning art deco majesty of the Golden Gate Bridge, feels like a destination for the 21st century. Read More

Los Angeles

Grilling Up Some Magic With R.H. Peterson

Picture this: Family and friends surround you, enjoying that time honored and relaxing tradition of the summer barbecue. Thick steaks sizzle on the grill, the aroma signifying the unmistakable start of summer. It’s what R.H. Peterson Company describes as the magic hour, that glorious hour when the golden light of the sun is just beginning to fall and the world around you is simply aglow. And your magic hour is made perfect when you’re cooking on a Fire Magic Premium Grill. Read More

New York

Wildlife Conservation Society’s Flight of Fancy Gala at the Central Park Zoo

On the evening of June 10, New York City’s Central Park Zoo is proud to host the Wildlife Conservation Society’s annual Spring Gala. This year’s WCS event will feature GALA 2010: Flight of Fancy which centers on an extraordinary expansion of birds. Guests will be submerged into a world of birds from vibrantly pink flamingos and waddling penguins to fierce soaring raptors. Read More

Los Angeles

Corum Announced as the Presenter for the Bol d’Or Mirabaud

Attention all watch collectors and sailing enthusiasts: global watch designer Corum has announced its new partnership with Bol d’Or Mirabaud by becoming the presenting sponsor of the European regatta. Taking place from June 11-13, the Bol d’Or Mirabaud is one of the world's most noteworthy regattas in the inland, and will be celebrating its 72nd birthday in 2010. What better way to honor another year of success than with such a revered luxury watchmaker as Corum? Read More

Miami

Miami Condos Sacrifice Profit for Sales

Despite a view with blue skies as the limit, luxury condo building, The Caribbean, was one of the many casualties of the real estate crash that contributed to our Great Recession. Located at Collins Avenue and 37th Street, just north of Resort Row in Miami Beach, the oceanfront condominiums had trouble nailing down owners in the summer of 2009 who could close the deal. However, some innovative Miamians saw this as the perfect opportunity to make lemons out of lemonade. Read More

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