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December 2017

Oceanfront Pebble Beach Home Asks $29.75 Million

By | December 14th, 2017|

An oceanfront home in Pebble Beach, Calif. is on the market for $29.75 million. The asking price is among the highest in Pebble Beach, said listing agent Shelly Mitchell Lynch of Carmel Realty. “The scarcity [...]

Pixel Purge: Decluttering Your Smartphone's Image Library

By | December 13th, 2017|

Illustration: Josh McKenna By Sara Clemence Sara Clemence The Wall Street Journal Biography @saraclemence Sara.Clemence@wsj.com Dec. 13, 2017 3:27 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Every photo shot during a typical Gen-Xer’s childhood could probably fit in [...]

2018 Honda Civic Type R: A Supercar for the Suburbs

By | December 13th, 2017|

Perhaps it’s a sign of the times, but lately, when I’m out testing some megabuck crotch-stuffer, I see fewer displays of spontaneous admiration and signals of motorhead fellowship. I mean, there’s that one with the [...]

Get $4,900 Worth of Chanel Cachet for $625

By | December 13th, 2017|

KINDRED SPIRITS This Bottega Veneta costume-jewelry necklace shares crisp, geometric rigor with the label’s trademark leather weave. Necklace, $3,950, and Bag, $7,000, Bottega Veneta, 800-845-6790 Photo: F. Martin Ramin/ The Wall Street Journal By Kimberly [...]

A New Push Against Human Trafficking on Flights

By | December 13th, 2017|

By Scott McCartney Scott McCartney The Wall Street Journal Biography @MiddleSeat Scott.McCartney@wsj.com Dec. 13, 2017 10:27 a.m. ET 2 COMMENTS Photo: Jon Krause A flight attendant notices a teenage girl uncomfortable with the older man [...]

Homes in the High Sierra

By | December 12th, 2017|

Photo: Vance Fox By Sandra Ward Dec. 12, 2017 1:46 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS $15.995 million Truckee, Calif. Seven bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, two half-baths This new three-level, 8,960-square-foot contemporary home is part of the [...]

A Winter Escape to a Beloved Summer Town

By | December 12th, 2017|

A rare snowstorm blanketed Dubrovnik last winter. Tourists overwhelm the city’s Old Town in summer but visitors are sparse in winter. Photo: Jake Littlefield and Dannie Gao By David Farley Dec. 12, 2017 12:00 p.m. [...]

How a 1964 Chevy Pickup Became Part of the Family

By | December 12th, 2017|

Hannibal Anderson, a school administrator living in Mountain Village, Alaska, and his son Daniel, a contractor from Bozeman, Mont., on their 1964 Chevrolet C10 pickup, as told to A.J. Baime. Hannibal Anderson: In the mid-1970s, [...]

The Best Art of 2017: Mining the Beauty of the Past

By | December 12th, 2017|

Most spectacular exhibition of 2017? “ Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer, ” at the Met Fifth Avenue (through Feb. 12, 2018). Carmen C. Bambach, the Met’s drawings curator, has assembled an astonishing group of works—studies [...]

'The Shape of Water' Leads Golden Globes

By | December 11th, 2017|

“The Shape of Water,” an amphibious love story between a mute woman and a captive merman, emerged strong as the awards season started Monday with the Golden Globe nominations—a list that affirmed many establishment names [...]

Be Nice to Philadelphia Eagles Fans

By | December 11th, 2017|

If you’re a Philadelphia Eagles fan, I’ll assume you woke up Monday morning in a foggy, tormented state. If you have a dog, or a cat, you didn’t speak to the dog, or the cat. [...]