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1708, 2017

A Radically Refreshing Take on Chocolate Milk

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WHENEVER I EAT Mexican food, I crave ice cream for dessert. It’s cooling after all the fiery spice and also a creamy antidote to the bright acidity associated with this cuisine. But at the tail end of a recent meal at Fonda Frontera in Chicago, I discovered what’s [...]

1708, 2017

Summer-Into-Fall Style: Three Perfect Pieces

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1. Sunny T-Shirts A free-spirited graphic T-shirt can take you into autumn, if you opt for a sophisticated, arty optic, like these from Monogram, a Los Angeles-based brand designed by Jeff Halmos and Lisa Mayock. The duo, known for their ’70s-style typefaces, colors and cuts, were “thinking year-round [...]

1708, 2017

The One Piece of Clothing Every Woman Should Own

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FASHION EDITORS like to play a game. It’s a twist on the old desert island trope. Instead of which albums or books you’d pack for several solitary, sandy decades, you choose which label you’d wear for the rest of your life, budgets be damned. I’ve always found the [...]

1708, 2017

How Much of a Swiss-Made Watch is Swiss?

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Q: I’ve heard that only 60% of a watch needs to be made in Switzerland to be labeled “Swiss-Made.” Am I getting bamboozled? A: No, you are not being bamboozled, hoodwinked or conned. But you have raised one of the thorniest questions in the watch world, one of [...]

1708, 2017

A Day in the Life of Broadway Star Condola Rashad

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FOR 30-YEAR-OLD actor and singer Condola Rashad, everything begins with music. “I’m haunted by melodies,” she says while noodling on an upright piano in the walk-up she shares with her fiancé, fellow actor Sebastian Stenhøj, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. “There are certain chords that strike different emotions when I [...]

1708, 2017

A Luxury Real-Estate Proposition

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When Catharine Hamilton speaks French that she’s picked up over the years, it jangles with a strong Texas twang. But that hasn’t prevented the former interior designer and her husband, Houston-raised, Chicago-based businessman David Hamilton, from immersing themselves in all things French. Their 10,000-square-foot duplex apartment on Chicago’s [...]

1708, 2017

Ahead of the Winter Olympics, North Korea Looms as a Problem

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Seoul The last time South Korea hosted the Olympic Games, in 1988, North Korea was keen for a piece of the action and offered to co-host events. After it was rebuffed, Pyongyang bombed a South Korean jetliner and launched its own rival sports extravaganza. Now, the Olympics are [...]

1708, 2017

San Francisco Art Dealer Asks $35 Million for Prospective House

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A San Francisco art dealer is offering a waterfront spec house—currently an undeveloped parcel with plans—for $35 million. Located in Tiburon, Calif., a bedroom community about 16 miles from downtown San Francisco, the 7.4-acre site includes views of the San Francisco Bay as well as the Richmond-San Rafael [...]

1608, 2017

Santa Barbara Equestrian Estate Asks $26.5 Million

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An equestrian estate about 7 miles south of Santa Barbara, Calif., is listing for $26.5 million. The property, more than 18 acres, is owned by Robert Fell, an entrepreneur and venture investor who was an avid polo player. The estate, completed in 2001, includes an 8,000-square-foot, five-bedroom mansion [...]

1608, 2017

Why Savvy U.S. Fliers Take Air Canada

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Toronto One of the best ways to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is to go north. Air Canada, revived after years of turbulence and bankruptcy, has turned its hubs in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver into easy, fast connecting points for U.S. travelers. You clear [...]

1608, 2017

A California Pool Makes a Big Splash

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One couple’s dream for a resort-style pool began with their honeymoon in Bora Bora, where they first saw a lumbung, a thatched hut raised on stilts designed for use as a rice granary. Today, a lumbung is the centerpiece of their nearly $400,000 pool project by Distinguished Pools [...]