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1611, 2017

Battle of Decorating Styles: Art Deco vs. 1970s

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Solution 1: Draft an art photo as peacemaker For New York designer Tim Campbell, the seat’s color and presence is so dominant that the marginalized lamp needs decorative support. He chose a large black-and-white photo that won’t fight with the red-orange upholstery. “The lack of color allows the [...]

1611, 2017

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS: The Fastest Street-Car Ever?

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YOU KNOW, it’s not every week that I jet off to Portugal to test the most kinetic sports car in the world on an asphalt field of dreams. This week I’m driving a Chevy Traverse. I’ve paid my dues. And I’ve learned that when destiny calls, answer. The [...]

1611, 2017

What to Give: Books on Sports

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The best sports books do a lot more than talk about the basics. They are bold and thoroughly researched, and—with any luck—written in lively prose. There’s culture and nuance, a great deal of character and,more often than not, a lot of fine photography and illustrations. Take “Ali: A [...]

1611, 2017

How Patagonia Slimmed the Puffer Coat Way Down

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SOMEONE WHO’D BEEN lost in the wilderness for a few years with only an old-school puffer coat to keep him warm might be surprised, upon re-entering society, to learn how much the tech jacket has changed. The bulky Michelin-Man coat has all but vanished, replaced by its comfortable, [...]

1611, 2017

Hobnobbing With…Gadabout Jennifer Fisher

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Jennifer Fisher Photo: Billy Farrell Agency By Marshall Heyman Nov. 16, 2017 11:33 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Best party you’ve ever been to? The 40th birthday I threw for myself at the SoHo Beach House Miami with 20 girls. Moms gone wild. It was Bloody Mary upon waking, [...]

1611, 2017

A Wine Connoisseur Heads Home to Fly-Over Country

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The first in a three-part series on wine culture in the Midwest today. MANY YEARS AGO I attended a media luncheon in New York. I was a junior magazine editor; the other editors in attendance were much more senior and included the editor-in-chief of a travel magazine. “Where [...]

1611, 2017

A Short but Tasty History of Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin pie may not compete with its apple-filled rival for most of the year, but on Thanksgiving, it’s the iconic dessert, despite often resembling a giant helping of baby food. As a slice of Americana, the pie has a history as complicated as the country itself. The pumpkin’s [...]

1611, 2017

Why Some Siblings Become Neighbors

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When Liz Willis was a freshman at Texas A&M and her older sister Kim Coates was in her first year of medical school, they lived together in a place near College Station, Texas. It lasted one semester. “She didn’t like my pizza boxes,” says Ms. Willis. “She stole [...]

1611, 2017

Three Adjacent Manhattan Townhouses Go On the Market

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Real-estate investor Joseph Chetrit is listing a collection of three adjacent Upper East Side townhouses for $51 million, $44 million and $39 million apiece. Mr. Chetrit, whose firm has owned the Sony Building and Hotel Chelsea, bought six adjacent brownstones on East 76th Street from Lenox Hill Hospital [...]

1611, 2017

Hedge Fund Exec Lists Hamptons Estate for $70 Million

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Barry Rosenstein, the hedge-fund manager who paid a record price for a home in East Hampton in 2014, is putting his previous Hamptons home on the market for $70 million. The oceanfront home is just off Lily Pond Lane, one of the Hamptons’ best known streets. Hedge-fund manager [...]

1611, 2017

30-Minute Recipe: Sweet Potato Toast With Labneh, Dill and Spices

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INSTAGRAM is not the only reason avocado toast became a thing. It’s delicious, satisfying and pretty healthy, too. But why stop there? At Kismet in Los Angeles—a world capital of toast innovation—co-chefsSara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson offer a range of options. At home, Ms. Kramer often goes for [...]

1611, 2017

Hotshot Tech Founders Face a Dilemma: Lay Low or Live Large?

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Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko, founders of online home renovation and design platform Houzz, launched their company after running into difficulties remodeling their Palo Alto home in 2009. Eight years later, though their company is valued at around $4 billion, the couple is still living in the same [...]