The aristo act: living it up in Lismore Castle
Business is booming – especially from wealthy Americans seeking a venue for classy family gatherings. Among the comments left by satisfied guests: “Lismore A grandfather clock by O'Shaughnessy, Cork. And, among the painted heraldic pennants He ...
May 29, 2015
Mourning Lincoln: Nation Saw More Than a Martyr in Felled Leader
One hundred and fifty years ago today, thousands of pastors tore up the sermons they had written earlier in the week. Their new ones were about Abraham Lincoln's martyrdom. For four years, Union troops had marched to war to the stirring tune of “John ...
April 16, 2015
Little guys will need to come up big for Celtics, Mavs
"I don't mind being the cleanup guy, punching the clock. I'll do all the little things." ___. Wizards And although Wizards star John Wall scored only 10 points on 5-for-18 shooting, he said he felt right at home in his second postseason. No more ...
April 21, 2015
Johnson stays on track during late caution, wins at Kansas
Johnson, so dominant on mile-and-a-half tracks, held off Kevin Harvick as the clock struck midnight heading into Sunday. They were chased across the line by Johnson's Hendrick Motorsports teammates Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon after a dramatic ...
May 9, 2015
Still the Truth: Paul Pierce thriving in playoffs yet again
He's been valuable to the growth of John Wall (19 points, 15 assists in Game 3), Bradley Beal (16 points) and Otto Porter (11 points, eight rebounds), and his lessons will stick with them after he's gone. Pierce was the Finals MVP in 2008 — the season ...
April 25, 2015
Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro Hold Historic Meeting
“This is obviously a historic meeting,” Mr. Obama said, noting that a policy of isolating Cuba with an American embargo hadn't worked and that “it was time for us to try something new.” “It was important for us to engage more directly with the Cuban ...
April 11, 2015
Cubs score 4 times in 11th for 7-3 win over Reds
Leake is 8-2 career against the Cubs and 5-0 in eight starts against them at Great American Ball Park . Leake gave up Rizzo's two-run homer in the fourth and Chris Coghlan 's solo shot in the seventh that tied it at 3. Coghlan is 9 for 11 career ...
April 24, 2015
Young shines in Royals’ 2-0 win over Twins
Royals manager Ned Yost immediately pulled him, turning things over to the American ... simple carbohydrates to run 100 marathons. Hello again, Cheesecake Factory. This carbo-horror show weighs 1.5 pounds, which is a lot of pounds for pasta. It clocks ...
June 9, 2015
The search for America’s best food cities: Chicago
By 1900, 80 percent of all American meat was processed in Chicago ... one-bite oyster po' boy slider fired up with kimchi, and an elegant Thai-style seafood soup. The nautical design finds a wall of fish jaws, teakwood floors and a boomerang table in ...
June 9, 2015
Living office settings
The company once again has partnered with top designers on its newest products, including Tokyo-based designer Naoto Fukasawa’s first product for a North American company ... “Without storage, Distil is an elegant table. With it, in vertical or ...
June 4, 2015
Five Midcentury Homes for Interiors Inspiration
American architect Philip Johnson ... Wedged between a pine-shaded path and the rocky French Riviera coast, Eileen Gray’s simple white home is a reclusive beauty. Conceived as a poetic vacation home for the designer and her lover, Romanian architect ...
Edition Hotel, New York City: Latest Edition sets tongues wagging
For the last few years, Schrager has collaborated with Marriott to produce a collection of hotels called "Edition" that are the hospitality equivalent of an Apple product line – elegant, deceptively simple ... American, so supersized, adorned by four ...
June 5, 2015
The master builder: Renty Tucker learned his craft as a slave and left his mark as a free man
He also built a slave chapel that served the enslaved African-American Hagley people as well as those from Weehawka. This chapel, named St. Mary’s, could seat around 300 worshipers and was quite possibly the most elaborate and elegant slave chapel ever ...
June 4, 2015
Bill Blass Reveals Brand's Splash Page
The page includes a countdown clock set to the official online launch ... 1970s created a brand known for personifying authentic American chic, impeccable tailoring, and a timeless, elegant, simple and luxurious style. For more information please visit ...
June 3, 2015