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"Masterpiece Theatre" has nothing on the real-life, rags-to-riches saga that led to the founding of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino. This singularly American story of an extraordinary family dynasty...
Tags: Adultery, Research, Arts and Culture, Libraries, Museums
Just like the city it resides in, Hotel Ponce de Leon is full of history and this year it’s celebrating its 125th anniversary with commemorative events throughout 2013. The hotel was built by Henry Flagler and opened in 1888 and since then it...
"Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century" On view through June 2, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-2800, britishart.yale.edu Think of "Edwardian Opulence," an exhibition on view...
If ever a room was aptly named, it's the Grand Hall of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum in Palm Beach. The 5,000 square-foot reception hall is adorned with almost every conceivable trapping of Gilded Age splendor: A bust of Caesar Augustus atop a...
Channel Guide MagazineSo who are these hot new handymen and models on Built? Style Network turns the camera on guys who model and remodel in its new 10-episode series Built, airing Mondays at 9pm ET beginning Jan. 28. The series follows five male models – Shane Duffy,...
Sun-SentinelIs it too rainy or too sunny to be outdoors? If so, spend your day inside at one of South Florida's museum. You can learn about anything from science experiments and fossils to mapping the stars and alligator wrestling. 1. Flagler Museum -- One Whitehall...
Check out festivals and events in December across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Dec. 30: Holidays Around the World, Lake Buena Vista. This Epcot tradition...
VarietyJulian Fellowes, the creator of Brit hit and Stateside phenomenon "Downton Abbey," is bringing his next series to NBC. "The Gilded Age" will examine those who made their fortunes in late 19th century New York. Said Fellowes: "This was a vivid time, with...
Monday Ever the champion of making the literary world safe for genre fiction, author Michael Chabon added another novel to his resume, "Telegraph Avenue," his first in five years. The author's newest yarn, set inside a used vinyl shop on the "ragged...
You can see an exquisite, rare replica of the America's Cup along with four other lavish trophies and artifacts at a new yachting exhibit opening in Palm Beach on Tuesday. "Capturing the Cup: Yacht Racing During the Guided Age," on view at the Henry...
Tags: Whitehall, Sailing, Arts and Culture, Museums, Arts
CHICAGO - I grew up in Chicago and still go there often. But since I'm visiting my family, I rarely stay in hotels. Friends post on Facebook about their weekends at the historic Burnham or the boutique James, the bargain Days Inn or the glitzy Wit; it...
The Hartford CourantCelebrity chefs have been winning the hearts, and wallets, of gastronomes far and wide for years as dedicated devotees plan pilgrimages to dine at the hotspots that made them famous. Today, hotels and inns are luring culinary luminaries to lead in-house...
Tags: Restaurants, James Beard, Fenway Park, Wines, Travel
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