Saturday, January 1, 2011

Ocean Reef Islands Project in Panama City Involves 2 Artificial Islands

October 27, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Panama president Ricardo Martinelli knows that to live by the beach is no big deal if you have the money. He thus has considered a great new plan which may well be one of the most extravagant in the history of Panama. He has announced an incredible $300 million Ocean Reef Islands Project which would [...]

Local Color – A Fairytale Bookstore in Kansas City

October 25, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

For this episode of Local Color John Jantsch interviews Pete Cowdin, one of the owners of The Reading Reptile, an award winning local children’s bookstore located in the Brookside neighborhood of Kansas City, MO In an industry that features giant superstores and margin crushing online sellers, The Reading Reptile stands out by offering an experience [...]

City hall is orange tonight

October 5, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Source: Emily Chang – Designer

Pod Hotels to Change the Lodging Scene of New York City

September 28, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

New York City is one of those cities where space is so precious that it is more expensive than anything else. To find a room in New York that is cheap and affordable is like trying to find a free flowing tap in the middle of a desert. Thus, the idea of pod hotels is [...]

Sukkah City: 12 Radically Re-Imagined Traditional Jewish Shelters For Sukkot.

September 27, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

above: a modern sukkah, Fractured Bubble, by Henry Grosman and Babak Bryan was “Fan favorite” Thanks to Ren and her wonderful blog, Lady of The Arts, I have learned about ‘Sukkah City’, an international design competition which took place last week in New York to re-imagine Sukkahs, the temporary shelters or dwellings built during the [...]

Get VIP Passes To The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival

September 6, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

The Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival to be held between October 8-10 is going to attract some of the top stars of the Food Network. Well that is not all to surprising, considering these top chefs get their ‘bread and butter’ from the network. The Food Network will be offering a special [...]

summer florals: modern city and vintage country

August 23, 2010 by admin · 10 Comments 

Ever since I was a child, I have loved all things “themed” – costume parties, International dinners, festivals and the like.  During one year’s ill-fated attempt at hosting regular “theme” events, I created a monthly calendar of movie nights at my apartment.  I invited friends for a movie and potluck dinner based around a theme [...]

Bid for a Luxury Property on Bid on the City & Win $100,000

August 5, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Bid on the City, an auction house is trying to create an opportunity out of the glut of luxury real estate.The last two years has seen a steady flow of high end real estate properties on the market creating a downward pressure on the prices. Bid on the City has property listings in Manhattan, Westchester, [...]

NYC Named America’s Richest City With Over 650,000 Millionaires

August 4, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

New York has been named America’s richest city with a record 667,000 high-net worth individuals, or people with $1 million or more in investible assets, recorded as living there in 2009. The figure, 18.7% higher than in 2008, comes from the new Metro Wealth Index created by consulting firm Capgemini, the Wall St. Journal reports. [...]

Luxe City Guides White Tiger Chest for luxury travelers

August 4, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Planning a trip to China? LUXE City Guides will help you explore the best luxury places to visit in China. Luxe has collaborated with the luxury Chinese brand Shanghai Tang to design limited edition engraved boxes, which are “handmade in maple and ebony veneer maquetry, lined in ultra-elegant kumquat silk” and packed with 30 LUXE [...]