Learning to Embrace Sexuality's Gray Areas
Then he rolled on top of me, pinning one of my arms against the cold wall and the other beneath his goose-bumped forearm. He had the same If I could reverse the course of our love's demise, I could turn back the clock and recover our passion ...
May 22, 2015
Nesting, the Vice Media Way
But for the last three years, he has enjoyed relative domestic stability with Thomas Morton, 32, a colleague at Vice Media who needed a place to stay after a divorce and never left. You can see how they might complement each other. Both men have ...
June 10, 2015
Favorite Streets in 12 European Cities
From the Zytglogge, a 13th-century clock tower, I rolled east past Albert Einstein's house and down toward Bear Park, where a flat path shot along the river. I missed my turn, the road cocked To build it, he hired the German architect Paul Jatzow ...
April 17, 2015
Michael Jackson's Onetime Neverland Lists for $100 Million
The iconic floral clock, which spells out “Neverland,” is still there, and so is the building that once housed the Neverland Valley Fire Department, although it's no longer staffed by full-time firefighters. But the railroad tracks and train station ...
How Luxury Hotels Decide If You Deserve a Perk
It's one of the mysteries of travel: Why do you sometimes enter a hotel room to find free treats—a bottle of wine, a plate of snacks—and sometimes get nothing? Not even a lone chocolate on the pillow? Even at the same hotel? Hotel amenities, as these ...
April 29, 2015
State dinner recap: for many guests, it's 'been here, done that'
Despite the twinkling pink lights scattered across the ceiling, showy floral centerpieces and curtains of crystals dressing up the windows, the Obamas' eighth state dinner, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, was a somewhat subdued affair ...
April 29, 2015
Former Neverland ranch for sale at $100 million
The onetime Neverland ranch of the late superstar Michael Jackson outside of Santa Barbara is for sale at $100 million. Now dubbed Sycamore Valley Ranch, the 2,700-acre spread retains the floral clock, railroad tracks and train station that were ...
May 30, 2015
The California ranch once known as Neverland and owned by late pop star Michael Jackson is going on the market for $100 million. The Los Olivos property, about 40 miles from Santa Barbara, is now called “Sycamore Valley Ranch,” said Suzanne Perkins of Sotheby’s International Realty, who shares the listing with Harry Kolb of Sotheby’s and Jeffrey Hyland of Hilton & Hyland.
Despite the twinkling pink lights scattered across the ceiling, showy floral centerpieces and curtains of crystals dressing up the windows, the Obamas’ eighth state dinner, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, was a somewhat subdued... At just under 200 names, the guest list Tuesday was small for this, the rarest of soirees, and the bold-faced names were few. The in-crowd trickled in about 6:30 p. m. The governor of Hawaii, David Ige, bragged about his chopstick skills: “I’m really good. ” Everyone’s favorite septuagenarian social media star, 78-year-old “Star Trek” alum George Takei, admitted that despite growing up with chopsticks, he wasn’t very good. [RELATED: President Obama and Prime Minister Abe’s state dinner toasts include haiku, “House of Cards,” and talk of long-lasting friendship ]. The whole affair was old hat to Takei. Perhaps that was the night’s most common thread — relaxed and comfy familiarity: Oh, dinner at the White House. I’ve got the receipt from tuxedo rental shop to prove it. When asked how many state dinners he’s attended, former vice president Walter Mondale, looking nowhere near his 87 years, laughed, “I’m not sure. Rhimes, who held a star-studded Democratic National Committee fundraiser at her Los.
The onetime Neverland ranch of the late superstar Michael Jackson outside of Santa Barbara is for sale at $100 million. Now dubbed Sycamore Valley Ranch, the 2,700-acre spread retains the floral clock, railroad tracks and train station that were installed during Jackson's ownership. " He bought the property for $19. 5 million in the late 1980s from golf course entrepreneur William Bone. Jackson was charged, tried and acquitted in 2005. The singer was in default on the loan on the ranch when it was purchased by Colony Capital, a private equity firm headed by Thomas J. Barrack Jr. , about six years ago for $22. 5million. The property, in the Santa Ynez Valley community of Los Olivos, centers on a Normandy-style mansion of 12,000 square feet with six bedrooms and staff quarters. A 50-seat theater, a four-bedroom guesthouse and a two-bedroom guesthouse are among nearly two dozen other structures on the estate. Potential buyers have been asking to see the property, but not just any billionaire is being allowed in. "We're going to be very particular," said Jeffrey Hyland of Christie's affiliate Hilton & Hyland, which shares the listing with Sotheby's... An estate built for legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra on a granite plateau in the mountains above Palm.
Kid Lit Style: decor inspired by children's books
She also channeled Beatrix Potter, using watercolor artwork, a tea set, a hand-painted dresser, and a lamp with flower and garden motifs reminiscent ... Add a big vintage-style wall clock and a teacup lamp (www.target.com ). Find rugs, nightlights and ...
August 16, 2015
The Starck reality of travel
WRY BREAD By Philip Cu-Unjieng (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 16, 2015 - 12:00am If you were to look for that individual who has made a global impact on the worlds of interior design ... Ghost chair and Tic Tac wall clock, his subversive Flos ...
August 15, 2015
Michele Hewitson interview: Mark Vette
The Pound Pups TV star is labelled an animal behaviourist but says that changing ... His response to being put on the chain was to beat his very large tail very loudly against the wall. I said: "I have to say, Mark, these dogs are not very well-behaved!"
August 14, 2015
Toronto teen builds heart alert device for ailing mother
In Grade 6 he confessed that he was distracted by the clock on the wall in his classroom ... Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre this week, Lan told the Star about how Frank missed Grade 3 when they travelled to Vietnam to get herbal treatments for ...
August 12, 2015
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August 13, 2015
Magical walled gardens come back to life
All is grown organically and tended by three full-time gardeners, along with the more usual fruit, vegetable and flower varieties in the outdoor ... truffles from the surrounding countryside. Five star reviews and awards have come quickly thanks to an ...
August 12, 2015
The important estate collection from a NYC brownstone
Lalique objects, great Moser box, other Moser, choice antique wall mirrors ... a French Baroque style Montreux pendant watch with blue enamel and rubies, a fabulous Art Deco aquamarine and approx. 3.0 ct. tw. diamond bar pin with the original box, diamond ...
August 11, 2015