pursuitist.com Archives - 17 August 2017, Thursday

  • Daily Dream Home: Atlanta Cul-De-Sac

    pursuitist.com 16 Aug '17, 3pm

    Today’s dream home sits on over two acres in a private Atlanta cul-de-sac near Westminster, Lovett, Pace and Holy Innocents. The architect, Yong Pak , designed this classically detailed residence using granite from a Georgia quarry. Other materials, like the terra-cotta tiled floors, ...

  • Daily Dream Home: Kipling Lear Ranch

    pursuitist.com 15 Aug '17, 3pm

    The 136-acre Kipling Lear Ranch is located near Fort Worth in the Aledo School district and represents a rare opportunity to enjoy country living only minutes from the city. The main house is situated on the banks overlooking Bear Creek in a setting like no other in the area. The 7,01...

  • Curious Traveler Visits The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

    pursuitist.com 15 Aug '17, 1am

    Christine van Blokland, the host of the PBS show Curious Traveler, visits Dublin’s iconic Guinness Storehouse, at St. James’s Gate Brewery. You’ll learn the history of the harp and signature on the Guinness logo — the history of pairing oysters with a Guinness — and most importantly, ...

  • Daily Dream Home: South Fifth Street

    Daily Dream Home: South Fifth Street

    pursuitist.com 14 Aug '17, 3pm

    Deidre Woollard served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Her love for luxury real estate led her to work at realtor.com and two of the top real estate brokerages in Los Angeles. She is the co-founder of Lion &...

  • Daily Dream Home: Alpharetta

    pursuitist.com 13 Aug '17, 3pm

    The home is perfect for sophisticated buyer looking for extraordinary attention to detail and superior quality. The home has an Alpharetta address with Cherokee County taxes and can be sold completely furnished.

  • Sweet Suites: An Italian Villa with Its Own Olive Grove

    pursuitist.com 12 Aug '17, 8pm

    collection of luxe Italian villas, but we fell particularly hard for their newest offering, the nearly $10,000-a-week Casa Romigi , a charming and recently restored trullo with it’s own pool in the olive-tree-carpeted landscape of the Valle d’Itria, in the under-the-radar destination ...

  • Daily Dream Home: 600 N. Fairbanks

    pursuitist.com 12 Aug '17, 3pm

    Fire up a cigar in the library where you can blast music only you will hear. The room is equipped with a specialized exhaust system and complete soundproofing. This is the only interior room in the home allowing for total darkness while watching movies. The entertainment system consis...

  • Daily Dream Home: The Woodbine Mansion

    pursuitist.com 11 Aug '17, 3pm

    One of the most unique historical mansions in Texas. The Woodbine Mansion in Round Rock, Texas was built 1885-1900 by the original founding family of Round Rock, the Nelsons. In 1854, Andrew J. and Hedwig Nelson of Sweden settled here. Andrew Nelson’s widow and heirs had this house bu...

  • The Best Things To Do In Palm Springs

    pursuitist.com 10 Aug '17, 5pm

    Dining out in downtown Palm Springs certainly has it’s place, but The Parker happens to be home to Mister Parker’s —a classic in it’s own right that can easily persuade guests into staying put. Beyond the velvet curtain entrance is a dining area that is more gentleman’s club than rest...

  • Curious Traveler Visits Southwest Desert Hot Spots: From Fabulous to Celestial to Serene

    Curious Traveler Visits Southwest Desert Hot Spots: From Fabulous to Celestial to Serene

    pursuitist.com 10 Aug '17, 5pm

    I lived in Palm Springs for a few years, and was so sad to see that the legendary ‘Fabulous Palm Springs Follies’ closed in 2014, after a 23-year run. Although you can’t see those over-the-top vaudeville-style shows, it’s a good place to start a description of what Palm Springs is lik...

  • The Best Things To Do In Aruba

    The Best Things To Do In Aruba

    pursuitist.com 10 Aug '17, 5pm

    Aruba, the adventurous Dutch Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela, has dry, sunny weather, blond beaches and gentle surf. Located outside the hurricane belt, Aruba enjoys more sunny days than any other Caribbean island. The One Happy Island’s popularity is due to its sun, sand,...

  • The Overhead Compartment with Omar Miller

    The Overhead Compartment with Omar Miller

    pursuitist.com 10 Aug '17, 4pm

    Spending your life surrounded by world class athletes can be daunting due to their extraordinary size. But for Omar Miller, not only is it all in a day’s work (he is one of the main characters on HBO’s hit series Ballers) but because he stands 6’6″ he actually sees eye to eye with mos...

  • Daily Dream Home: Eastview Circle

    pursuitist.com 10 Aug '17, 3pm

    The oversized family room flows to a culinary dream kitchen with enormous island and breakfast bar fashioned from beautiful soap stone. The home has Thermador stainless steel appliances, including individual commercial grade refrigerator-freezer towers, 6 burner gas cook-top, double o...

  • Daily Dream Home: Alberta

    pursuitist.com 09 Aug '17, 3pm

    The main floor real wood, double, glass fronted fireplace generates enough heat to heat the whole of the main floor. Upstairs are four good sized bedrooms and the owner’s suite has a huge bedroom with french doors opening up to a Romeo and Juliet balcony. The basement is fully finishe...

  • Daily Dream Home: Ocean Bluff

    pursuitist.com 08 Aug '17, 3pm

    Standing tall on a bluff above the sand and surf, this Santa Barbara estate is crafted to the highest standards looks out over the ever-changing grandeur of the ocean. The five-bedroom home is designed in a classic Mediterranean style. Graceful arches, high ceilings, and beautiful woo...

  • Daily Dream Home: Mt Rainier

    Daily Dream Home: Mt Rainier

    pursuitist.com 07 Aug '17, 3pm

    Fly in by private plane or helicopter right to the property’s private airstrip and helicopter or drive toward Mt. Rainier to the estate where the winding drive takes you to a wildlife sanctuary, through 65 acres of Douglas Fir timber, past a private lake and ponds loaded with a variet...

  • Top Ten Things to See and Do in Toronto

    Top Ten Things to See and Do in Toronto

    pursuitist.com 07 Aug '17, 2pm

    Shop ’til you drop on the Mink Mile. Bloor street in the Blount/Yorkville neighborhood is home to Toroto’s top shopping and boasts most of Canada’s flagship stores. The stretch between Yonge and Avenue Road is so luxe laden that it is known as the Mink Mile. Canada’s favorite departme...

  • Daily Dream Home: Glenfiddich Farm

    pursuitist.com 06 Aug '17, 3pm

    Deidre Woollard served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Her love for luxury real estate led her to work at realtor.com and two of the top real estate brokerages in Los Angeles. She is the co-founder of Lion &...

  • Daily Dream Home: Lake Eola

    pursuitist.com 05 Aug '17, 3pm

    The four-bedroom home has a guest suite on the main floor; a master suite on the upper level and two more beds with en suite baths on the upper level as well as a detached studio apartment. Every room is completely wired and cabled for future audio and video needs and currently the en...

  • France Is The World’s Favorite Tourism Destination https://t.co/ery7Y5GerF

    France Is The World's Favorite Tourism Destination

    pursuitist.com 04 Aug '17, 9pm

    France retained its position as the world’s favorite tourism destination in 2016, the UN’s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said Wednesday, defying concerns over terror attacks. The United States came second followed closely by Spain, according to annual figures that the Madrid-base...

  • The Overhead Compartment with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    pursuitist.com 04 Aug '17, 8pm

    Kareem. The name stands alone. Everyone knows who you’re talking about. After all, when you are the NBA’s all-time leading scorer (38,387) some 26 years after you played your last game, well, people just know your name. In the case of Kareem, they also know your shot: The skyhook, whi...

  • Wisconsin Web Design Firm, Parr Interactive, Celebrates 20 Years

    Wisconsin Web Design Firm, Parr Interactive, Celebrates 20 Years

    pursuitist.com 04 Aug '17, 6pm

    The Wisconsin web design and marketing company has received numerous industry awards, including recognition from ADDYs, WebAwards, Wired, NetGuide’s Best of The Web, CNET, and MacWorld. Madison Magazine has named Christopher Parr as one of the ‘Top 20 Most Influential People In Madiso...

  • Daily Dream Home: Avon By The Sea

    Daily Dream Home: Avon By The Sea

    pursuitist.com 04 Aug '17, 3pm

    Avon by the Sea along the New Jersey shore has drawn people for centuries, lured by cool breezes and the sandy shoreline. This custom six-bedroom Colonial oceanfront mansion was built in 2007. This home takes advantage of the beautiful ocean views with dual wrap balconies overlooking ...

  • Brunch At Ladurée Soho https://t.co/Pa0h9xFRSB

    Brunch At Ladurée Soho -

    pursuitist.com 03 Aug '17, 8pm

    ‘s new Ladurée is over 2150 square feet, which opens onto a magical 2530 square foot tree-shaded garden. The Soho location consists not only of a lovely boutique to purchase their famed macrons, but also a tea salon and restaurant. This exclusive Parisian-inspired destination offer se...

  • Daily Dream Home: The Retreat

    pursuitist.com 03 Aug '17, 3pm

    The Retreat is the type of property that escape dreams are made of. Located minutes from San Miguel de Allende along the Ruta de Vino where vineyards, lavender fields and olive groves thrive in one of the region’s most affluent areas. The UNESCO World Heritage City is universally rega...

  • Japan’s Luxury Train Costs $10,000 One Way https://t.co/6lnhUi93fN

    Japan's Luxury Train Costs $10,000 One Way

    pursuitist.com 02 Aug '17, 3pm

    Japanese railway company JR East has launched a new luxury sleeper train named Shiki-Shima, whose name means “Island of Four Seasons.” The ultra-luxurious train carries up to 34 passengers a time from Tokyo across the northern Tohoku region as well as the northernmost island Hokkaido,...

  • Daily Dream Home: Ventana Canyon Mountain Estates

    pursuitist.com 02 Aug '17, 3pm

    Deidre Woollard served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Her love for luxury real estate led her to work at realtor.com and two of the top real estate brokerages in Los Angeles. She is the co-founder of Lion &...

  • Introducing the New Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII

    pursuitist.com 02 Aug '17, 2pm

    First, the Phantom VIII has an all-new aluminum underpinning that is lighter, stiffer, quieter, and more technologically advanced. It makes the new Phantom 30% more rigid than its predecessor, which, it is claimed, leads to better ride comfort. Along with this comes a best-in-class hi...

  • BMW Vision Next 100 Concept Car

    pursuitist.com 02 Aug '17, 2pm

    There have been a lot of claims and counter-claims about BMW’s upcoming electric crossover, not least what it’s actually going to be called. It seemed as though it was predictably going to be called the i5, but at the moment it’s going under a working name of iNext that comes from the...

  • Rihanna For Fenty Beauty

    Rihanna For Fenty Beauty

    pursuitist.com 02 Aug '17, 2pm

    Rihanna has put beauty fans out of their misery by announcing the launch date for her highly-anticipated Fenty Beauty line. The superstar has revealed, via Instagram, that the makeup brand will make its debut on September 8, which means the launch will fall during New York Fashion Wee...