pursuitist.com Archives - 24 January 2017, Tuesday

  • #ORwine

    Cuvee Weekend at The Allison Resort & Spa in Oregon

    pursuitist.com 23 Jan '17, 5pm

    “We are dedicated to providing the best cuisine and wine from the Willamette Valley and are delighted that this year we will be collaborating with a group of celebrated chefs for the third annual Cuvée Weekend at The Allison,” said Pierre Zreik, Managing Director of The Allison Inn & ...

  • Louis Vuitton Opens First Pop-Up Store For Men In Milan

    pursuitist.com 17 Jan '17, 5am

    The ephemeral Louis Vuitton outpost premieres the Spring-Summer 2017 Men’s collection, designed by Kim Jones, Artistic Director of the Louis Vuitton Men’s collections. It is designed to pay homage to the African inspiration, combined with punk influences. This can be seen in form of t...

  • Dryborough Estate, Daily Dream Home

    pursuitist.com 14 Jan '17, 9pm

    Originally known as the Dryborough Estate, the home was used in the 1976 movie W.C. Fields and Me and was also the Pasadena Showcase house in 1987. It has been completely renovated and updated and located on one of the most prestigious streets in La Canada. The Mission Revival Mansion...

  • The Overhead Compartment with Christopher Jackson

    The Overhead Compartment with Christopher Jackson

    pursuitist.com 10 Jan '17, 12pm

    One Last Time. The Room Where It Happened. Right Hand Man. Words that immediately make millions of people in the know smile and nod their heads, because the words belong to the brilliant Broadway sensation “Hamilton.” For Christopher Jackson, they are words he sang for years as he ori...

  • The Top 5 Best Steakhouses in the US. #1 Wolfgang Puck's CUT

    The Top 5 Best Steakhouses in the US

    pursuitist.com 04 Jan '17, 6pm

    Pursuitist presents the Top 5 Best Steakhouses in the US . Here are our favorite places to go for juicy, mouthwatering steaks cooked to perfection by amazing culinary teams: 1. Cut – Beverly Hills Wolfgang Puck is credited with redefining fine dining in America. Indeed, the award-winn...

  • The Best New US Hotels and Resorts

    The Best New US Hotels and Resorts

    pursuitist.com 04 Jan '17, 5pm

    2016 was a remarkable year for new hotels and resorts in the United States. Renowned hoteliers continue to innovate and thrill guests, while boutiques celebrated their independence with local experiences and panache. Each of these new properties is uniquely distinct to its location. T...

  • The US Virgin Islands Will Pay You $300 To Visit In 2017

    The US Virgin Islands Will Pay You $300 To Visit In 2017

    pursuitist.com 03 Jan '17, 6pm

    Here’s one way of trying to draw more tourists: offer them spending money. To help kick off their centennial anniversary, the US Virgin Islands tourism board is offering visitors $300 in spending credits to use for historical, cultural tours and activities on any of their three island...

  • Daily Dream Home: Avalon Farm

    Daily Dream Home: Avalon Farm

    pursuitist.com 01 Jan '17, 7pm

    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: Tarrytown, Austin

    Daily Dream Home: Tarrytown, Austin

    pursuitist.com 31 Dec '16, 7pm

    The Tarrytown area of Austin is known to be one of the most prestigious areas of central Austin, offering the conveniences of local living matched with all the benefits of a downtown address. Tarrytown homes for sale reflect a range of dynamic styles and offers lush, tree-lined streets.

  • Daily Dream Home: Land O Lakes Florida

    Daily Dream Home: Land O Lakes Florida

    pursuitist.com 31 Dec '16, 5pm

    The town of Land O Lakes Florida certainly earns its name with a variety of large and small lakes which are great for recreation. If you are looking for a private home that feels like old Florida, you have found your retreat. This estate is located on nearly 2 acres of land on Lake Th...

  • The Overhead Compartment with Gary Player

    The Overhead Compartment with Gary Player

    pursuitist.com 20 Dec '16, 4pm

    There are many people in sports to whom the word “icon” has been attached, too many perhaps, as it diminishes the importance of the word for the cases where they truly apply. Such as in the case of Gary Player, an icon; one of the greatest players and international ambassadors the gam...

  • Q&A with Agave Alchemist David Stevens at Thompson Playa Del Carmen

    pursuitist.com 20 Dec '16, 2pm

    I’ll answer this question with a YES! And on a serious note, let’s talk about cocktails… first thing that comes to mind is a Classic Margarita. You may say, but, David could you please elaborate on that, and I will. Have you had a classic margarita in the last month? Tequila, Cointrea...

  • Passion Investing: Ultra High Net Worth Individuals Tend To Own Multiple Properties, Fine Art - Pursuitist

    Passion Investing: Ultra High Net Worth Individuals Tend To Own Multiple Properties, Fine Art

    pursuitist.com 17 Dec '16, 7pm

    Insurer AIG recently released the data from a study down by their AIG Private Client Group division. The study showed that ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients in the U.S. who pay $250,000 in annual personal insurance premiums tend to own multiple houses overseas, and invest in other p...

  • Luxe New Maldives Resort, Milaidhoo Island, Now Open for Guests

    Luxe New Maldives Resort, Milaidhoo Island, Now Open for Guests

    pursuitist.com 16 Dec '16, 3pm

    Gourmets will feel at home at Milaidhoo with three restaurants and two bars. Shaped like a traditional wooden sailing boat used in the Maldives to travel the maritime spice routes, its signature restaurant, Ba’theli, sits on stilts over the lagoon and offers a modern interpretation of...

  • Louis Vuitton Perfume Trunk Makes A Luxurious LV Christmas Gift

    Louis Vuitton Perfume Trunk Makes A Luxurious LV Christmas Gift

    pursuitist.com 14 Dec '16, 9am

    The most famous trunk-maker in the world creates a new line of seven intensely feminine eaux de parfum, tracing a journey of emotions. And to up the ante, Louis Vuitton offers a perfume trunk inspired by the vanity cases made for the well-heeled travelers of the 1920s. One of the best...

  • Jeff Koons Designs A $5,000 Snowboard

    Jeff Koons Designs A $5,000 Snowboard

    pursuitist.com 12 Dec '16, 7am

    Only on the request of his children, did Jeff Koons learn to snowboard. As he fell in love with the sport, Mr. Koons teamed up with Carpenters, founders of Burton snowboards to design a new snowboard called the Philosopher. Blending Mr. Koons’s artistic skills and Mr. Carpenter’s tech...

  • What Wines to Sip, Serve and Gift this Holiday Season: Pursuitist Q&A

    The Best Wines for Holiday Drinking & Gifting

    pursuitist.com 29 Nov '16, 5pm

    We’re in full swing on the festive season. That means everything from major holidays to engagements galore. Whether you’re the host or holiday attendee, the gift getter or the gift giver, or simply dining out this holiday season, it’s important to know how to order (and drink) with th...

  • New York City’s Best Christmas 2016 Holiday Windows https://t.co/OHZVPz8jHP

    New York City's Best Christmas 2016 Holiday Windows

    pursuitist.com 29 Nov '16, 9am

    Year after year, New York City lives up to its holiday tradition of putting up the most stunning and opulent holiday window displays at some of the finest department stores . Christmas spirit sets in as early as mid-November with the unveiling of Christmas window displays along the ci...

  • Sneak Peek Inside Obama’s Private Quarters At The White House https://t.co/MbK0Sitwt7

    Sneak Peek Inside Obama's Private Quarters At The White House

    pursuitist.com 27 Nov '16, 12pm

    When President Obama’s second term in the office of President of the United States of America comes to an end, he will be moving out of the White House too. And before the new President-elect takes over the office and the home, let’s take a look inside the private quarters of the Obam...

  • Lake Kegonsa, One Of Wisconsin’s Best Kept Secrets https://t.co/UYSr0dMveP

    Lake Kegonsa, One Of Wisconsin's Best Kept Secrets

    pursuitist.com 26 Nov '16, 4pm

    Located south of both Madison and Milwaukee, Lake Kegonsa in southern Wisconsin offers a variety of recreation and a 3,200-acre lake. The area offers ample lakeside opportunities for enjoyment. Lake Kegonsa boasts a 342-acre state park with seasonal camping, group camping, hiking, boa...

  • Dining Departures: The Best U.S. Airport Terminals

    pursuitist.com 23 Nov '16, 8pm

    New York City’s 3 major airports (JFK, Laguardia and Newark) may be the butt of many travel writers’ jokes—and deservedly—but JFK’s terminal 4 is certainly bucking that trend. Having seen several expansions and renovations in the 2000’s and 2010’s, T4 completed it’s biggest project ye...

  • The World's Most Expensive Yacht Charter: Steven Spielberg's The Seven Seas

    pursuitist.com 14 Nov '16, 3pm

    After taking delivery of his amazing $200 million megayacht, the 282-foot Seven Seas, you’d think that director Steven Spielberg would want to keep it to himself. Now it seems as though the famed director wants to recoup some of his impressive investment – he’s offering the ultra-luxu...

  • Inside the 5th Annual Los Cabos International Film Festival

    Inside the 5th Annual Los Cabos International Film Festival

    pursuitist.com 11 Nov '16, 8am

    The 5th annual International Film Festival of Los Cabos, presented by Cinemex, is currently underway in Los Cabos, Mexico, attracting film enthusiasts with presentations from some of the most important festivals in the world as well as attendance by a host of notable screen names. Los...

  • The Glenlivet Winchester Collection Vintage 1966 Makes An Exquisite Gift

    The Glenlivet Winchester Collection Vintage 1966 Makes An Exquisite Gift

    pursuitist.com 08 Nov '16, 5pm

    Part of the second edition, this precious liquid history has been matured in an exceptional high quality sherry cask. Created by The Glenlivet Master Distiller Robert Arthur in 1966, the Vintage 1966 joins Vintage 1964 to become one of the most sought after and exquisite whisky collec...

  • Got $4,200 for a bottle? The Last Drop's Most Exclusive Spirits Release Yet

    The Last Drop's Most Exclusive Spirits Release Yet

    pursuitist.com 07 Nov '16, 12am

    If you’re into rare and exceptional spirits, you undoubtedly know about The Last Drop — perhaps the world’s most exclusive spirits company. Recently in the news because it was acquired by US drinks group Sazerac, The Last Drop has been deserving of headlines since its creation in 2008...

  • The Art of Fashion at New York's The Surrey Hotel

    pursuitist.com 04 Nov '16, 5pm

    The exhibit showcases contemporary art using a variety of mediums, from photography to sculpture. Each piece is displayed throughout the hotel and allows patrons to immerse themselves in the worlds of fashion and modern art. Featured works include a portrait of Coco Chanel made entire...

  • Introducing Napa's New Lokoya Estate

    pursuitist.com 02 Nov '16, 2am

    A day in Napa usually revolves around wine, taking in the scenic beauty, wine, enjoying wonderful meals, wine… And soon, oenophiles will have yet another stunning property to add to their wine region must-not-miss list. Established in 1995, Lokoya has, over the last twenty years, beco...

  • #luxury

    The First Baccarat Pop-Up Store Launches In New York

    pursuitist.com 01 Nov '16, 2pm

    On November 1, Baccarat will debut its first-ever pop-up boutique, a 480 sq. ft. retail space on fashionable Bleecker Street in the heart of the West Village. The space at 371 Bleecker Street (between Charles and Perry Streets) will be converted into a grab-and-go destination for gift...

  • New Aston Martin Residences Launched In Miami

    pursuitist.com 28 Oct '16, 5pm

    The Aston Martin Residences project is part of the Art Of Living Portfolio, and is part of a carefully curated collection of luxury projects, goods, and travel experiences by Aston Martin. This portfolio, which will be introduced in 2017, takes customers beyond the sports car, to othe...

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    Classic Renovation in Oak Park

    pursuitist.com 28 Oct '16, 4pm

    Just 10 miles outside of Chicago, the town of Oak Park, is a treasure trove of beautiful architectural homes. To live here is to be surrounded by a wide variety of history and architectural styles from Frank Lloyd Wright homes to stately Victorians. This home, built in 1892, has been ...