Oh My, London For The Holidays
By Jodie Jacobs
Going to London for the holidays is like venturing to Oz. It’s full of magic. Of course, you have to visit old favorites if you have been there before, such as the Tate or Tate Modern, Portrait Gallery, Shakespeare’s Globe Theater, Tower of London (to visit the crown jewels) and the British Museum. First timers will also want to put them on the do list...
By Gerry and Pamela Barker
Kimpton’s Vero Beach Hotel and Spa describes itself as “boutique luxury meets miles of soft white sand.” Right, both times. Located in Vero Beach, a town of more than 15,000 on Florida’s Treasure Coast, sometimes called “the Hamptons of Florida,” it offers visitors a rare combination of upscale accommodations, beautiful seaside vistas, warm and friendly staff and here’s the bonus: It’s pet-friendly...
St. Kitts: Caribbean Golf On The Upswing
By Sam Hogan
Although the beginning of golf is usually associated with Scotland, the fact of the matter is that it goes back further than that... far further.
The first recorded game similar to golf was played in Rome during Caesar’s reign. It wasn’t exactly what you see today...
Langkawi: A Magical Destination
By Jon Haggins
Langkawi is a magical destination, known as the Jewel of Kedah on the Northwest corner of Malaysia, near the border of Thailand. It lies approximately 31 miles west of the state of Kedah in the turquoise Andaman Sea. It’s the largest archipelago of a cluster of ninety-nine islands separated...
Belize: Paradise Found
By Daniel Bollinger
I lived in Belize for a year a few years ago and wanted to share all of the wonder that this Central American country holds. A few simple facts that make Belize the one and only place for Americans to visit, move to, and retire in Belize: It is the only country in Central America where the official language is English, the exchange...
Steamboat Springs: Ski-Town USA
By Mira Temkin | Photos courtesy of ©Larry Pierce/Steamboat Ski Resort
Almost seven thousand feet up in the Northwest Colorado Rockies lies Steamboat Springs, a year-round, family-friendly destination that’s destined to get your heart pumping as you slalom down the mountain or thrill-ride down on bikes. Once home to cattle ranchers and gold miners, Steamboat has been a popular ski destination since the early 1960’s....
Williamsburg: The Hottest Destination
By Daniel J. Bollinger
I decided to stay in Brooklyn this month since it is, arguably, the most popular borough in the world right now when it comes to real estate. There is more construction going on in Brooklyn and Queens these days than Manhattan. Williamsburg has one the largest slices of this development pie and I had the pleasure of touring...
One57: Pure Luxury At $35.2 Million
By Lloyd Frank
The SingerVenekamp Team at Brown Harris Stevens, which has established itself as one of Manhattan’s most successful real estate teams, has completed the staging for Unit 54B, the 5,475-square-foot home on the 54th floor of Christian de Portzamparc’s iconic luxury tower, One57...
New York's Hometown Airline Helps Kids Read
By Sandy Nesoff
JetBlue Airways’ award-winning Soar with Reading® program in its fifth consecutive year is placing age appropriate books into the hands of children in need. In honor of the fifth anniversary of the Soar with Reading initiative, JetBlue has selected New York...
NY Yankees & Starkey Help Kids Hear Again
By Charles Carsten
Starkey Hearing Foundation has teamed up with the New York Yankees, the Minnesota Vikings, the Wilf Family Foundations and The Jewish Federations of North America to provide free hearing aids to people in need. The hearing mission provides the gift of hearing to nearly 100 children and adults with hearing loss...
Resorts Expands Amenities For Business
By Lucy P. Derm
Business travelers have an added reason to focus their meetings and conventions in New Jersey’s Queen City by the sea, Atlantic City. Aside from gaming and entertainment, Resorts Casino Hotel has opened a major new facility to accommodate business meetings and conventions...
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