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2007, 2017

How to Organize Your Closet—When You Really Love Fashion

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Mandana Dayani Mandana Dayani, the Los Angeles-based chief brand officer of online estate-sale website Everything But the House (EBTH), recently reorganized her walk-in with a professional: “It was the most therapeutic thing I’ve ever done,” she said. On hanging order: Ms. Dayani goes for the classic combination of [...]

2007, 2017

Foodies Flock to the English Countryside

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Hip new gastropubs in the British countryside and upscale artisanal food shops in rural villages are encouraging affluent urbanites to pay premium prices just to buy homes near them. These businesses, with an emphasis on organic, sustainable, seasonal produce and gluten-free goodies are creating fertile real-estate markets in [...]

2007, 2017

3 Books for Travelers Who Prefer Exploring by Foot

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A History of the World in 500 Walks By Sarah Baxter ($28, Thunder Bay Press) British travel writer Sarah Baxter tackles an ambitious task in this 400-page volume: compiling a list of walkable routes that have shaped natural and human history. These range from a hike in what [...]

2007, 2017

Grilled Okra With Spiced Yogurt, Peanuts and Mint: 20-Minute Recipe

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A COUPLE YEARS ago, when Steven Satterfield was writing his cookbook “Root to Leaf,” the publisher nixed a chapter devoted to peanuts at the last minute. “It was deemed too colloquial,” said Mr. Satterfield. “The book was meant to have national appeal.” But the Savannah-born, Atlanta-based chef couldn’t [...]

2007, 2017

Laura Mercier Asks $11.15 Million for Manhattan Condo

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Laura Mercier, creator of the eponymous cosmetics brand, is putting her downtown Manhattan condo on the market for $11.15 million. The makeup artist-turned-entrepreneur bought the two-bedroom condo at Chelsea’s Walker Tower for $5.9 million in 2013. The apartment has views of the Empire State Building, “which for me [...]

2007, 2017

Jordan Spieth Takes Early Lead at British Open

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Jordan Spieth is playing in his fifth British Open, which is enough experience to know how much luck can play a role in this event. Avoid the nasty weather, and a player will have a considerable advantage over others who catch the worst of the wind and rain. [...]

1907, 2017

The Titanic's Treasures Are On Sale

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The RMS Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in 1912, but its treasures are surfacing once again. Interested parties have until the end of this week to bid on about 5,500 artifacts from the ship, some intellectual property relating to video footage and imagery of [...]

1907, 2017

Time Is Running Out to Dethrone Chris Froome

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BRIANÇON, France—Four days from the finish line in Paris, Tour de France leader Chris Froome has only one job: make the race as boring as possible. Standing between him and his fourth career Tour victory, however, is the small matter of Friday’s 111-mile stage through the high Alps [...]

1907, 2017

The Tour de France's Most-Abused Substance: Hand Sanitizer

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ROMANS-SUR-ISÈRE, France—Two weeks into the biggest race on his calendar, pro cyclist Pierre Rolland was spending evenings in what he called Tour de France quarantine. At team hotels, he bunked alone in his single room. At meal time, he ate by himself or at the end of a [...]

1907, 2017

2 Ways to Sundae: Recipes From a Gelato Master

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YOU MIGHT not think of gelato as a lower-fat option. But talk to New York City pastry chef Meredith Kurtzman, and you learn all sorts of things. Italian-style gelato, she explained, contains a fraction of the cream used in American-style ice cream and way more milk. “Fat coats [...]

1907, 2017

A New Perk for Frugal Business Travelers

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Teresa Roebuck booked three business trips in a month and got the flights, hotels—and the $700 laptop computer—she wanted. By booking through a new site called Upside Travel, the education consultant was rewarded with $1,000 in gift cards and still figures she saved money for her company. “I [...]

1907, 2017

Mortgage Help for the Military

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A record number of veterans and members of the armed services are getting VA loans—mortgages guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that come with a number of benefits. Some VA loans require no money down, have no mortgage-insurance payments and can have lower interest rates and closing [...]

1907, 2017

A Road Trip Through Montana's Still-Wild Frontier

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OF AMERICA’S 59 national parks, two of the most celebrated lie some 400 miles apart in western Montana—Glacier and Yellowstone. Even though I’ve lived in the region for four decades, I’d never taken the time to fully explore the in-between territory outside the parks. So one spring day, [...]

1907, 2017

Miami Heat's Tyler Johnson Lists Home for $5.25 Million

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Sports run in the family for Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson. When the NBA player and his fiancée, Ashley Fletcher, bought a roughly 12,000-square-foot, Miami-area home last year, they planned to have his mother and younger brother move in with them. But his brother, Logan, is in the [...]