pursuitist.com Archives - 28 June 2017, Wednesday

  • Sir Russell Coutts Reflects On The 35th America’s Cup -

    pursuitist.com 28 Jun '17, 4pm

    “On a personal level, I also want to highlight what has been and will be achieved by the America’s Cup Endeavour Program, and I hope this initiative continues into the 36th America’s Cup and beyond. We have given thousands of children the chance to try sailing for the first time, we h...

  • Daily Dream Home: Cobblestone Road

    Daily Dream Home: Cobblestone Road

    pursuitist.com 28 Jun '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 &...

  • Let’s Go Glamping in Fiji https://t.co/pIU2RH5nrE

    Glamping at Nanuku Resort in Fiji

    pursuitist.com 28 Jun '17, 1pm

    We’ve been on the glamping train for a awhile now. After all, combining the benefits of a luxury resort with the outdoor access of camping sounds pretty great. But most glamping trips have been limited to dude ranches and the wide open plains of the desert or American West. Until now....

  • Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Opens New Luxe Lake Club

    pursuitist.com 28 Jun '17, 6am

    The Ritz Carlton Lake Club building features an indoor gathering area and bar, ground-floor dining terrace, upper-level dining deck with lakefront views, and expansive lawn extending all the way to the water’s edge. Those with reservations will enjoy direct beach access to Lake Tahoe ...

  • Daily Dream Home: Vico Morcote

    Daily Dream Home: Vico Morcote

    pursuitist.com 27 Jun '17, 3pm

    Vico Morcote is a charming small village that is the perfect place for a holiday retreat. People are neighbhorly but discreet and nature is abundant. The Italian part of Switzerland enjoys lovely weather, bright sunshine, and stunning mountain views. This traditional villa from the 19...

  • Daily Dream Home: The Park Pavilion

    Daily Dream Home: The Park Pavilion

    pursuitist.com 26 Jun '17, 3pm

    Located in Brooklyn’s Park Slope, The Park Pavilion is a three building, 30 unit new condominium development which opened in 2005. The property has easy access to Prospect Park, The Pavilion Cinemas, and many restaurants, bars and services on nearby Seventh Avenue.

  • Caribbean Escapes Perfect For An Impromptu Long Weekend

    Long Weekend Caribbean Escapes Perfect For July 4th

    pursuitist.com 26 Jun '17, 2pm

    Set on the beautiful island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Amanyara is the ultimate romantic island getaway. As the property sits on the edge of a 4,000 acre marine national park, the resort is a secluded nature haven in the Caribbean. Set at one end of the resort’...

  • Daily Dream Home: The Browning House

    pursuitist.com 25 Jun '17, 3pm

    Built in 1930 by C. Roy Browning, first civil engineer for the Irvine Company, this English Tudor home is a notable feature in the old town area of Tustin, California. Browning is famous for building seven dams, many connecting and diversionary channels, and two reservoirs, all still ...

  • Daily Dream Home: La Gorce Island

    pursuitist.com 24 Jun '17, 3pm

    Miami’s La Gorce island is one of Miami Beach’s prized residential islands. Today’s home is on La Gorce Circle which circles the island and provides plenty of opportunities for stunning waterfront views. The guard-gated community offers privacy and is still a short trip from the retai...

  • Daily Dream Home: Greek Revival Townhouse

    Daily Dream Home: Greek Revival Townhouse

    pursuitist.com 23 Jun '17, 5am

    , author and professor of historic preservation at Columbia University, speaks of it in his extensive study of the property, as “a rare commodity…that, through changing tastes and a succession of owners, retains its nineteenth-century character to an extremely high degree.” An authent...

  • Ritz-Carlton Launching Cruise Line

    pursuitist.com 22 Jun '17, 7pm

    The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company today announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style to sea. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds...

  • Daily Dream Home: Lakewood Ranch

    Daily Dream Home: Lakewood Ranch

    pursuitist.com 22 Jun '17, 3pm

    Today’s home was built in 2007 within the enclave of estate homes within The Country Club of Lakewood Ranch, a gated golf community on Florida’s Gulf Coast, 20 minutes east of Sarasota’s beaches and 45 minutes south of Tampa International Airport. This six-bedroom estate has over 7600...

  • Daily Dream Home: Ernest G. Swigert House

    Daily Dream Home: Ernest G. Swigert House

    pursuitist.com 21 Jun '17, 3pm

    This classic colonial built for Ernest G. Swigert (the founder of the Hyster Company, manufacturers of heavy equipment) in 1930 is a piece of Portand history. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Designed to enhance a luxurious lifestyle, this home is perche...

  • Four Seasons to Open First Resort in Croatia

    pursuitist.com 21 Jun '17, 2pm

    Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open their first resort on the island of Hvar in Croatia. Four Seasons Resort Hvar, Croatia is expected to open in 2019. Located on a prime waterfront site at Brizenica Bay along the Dalmatian coast, the resort development will fe...

  • Inside Beyonce and Jay Z’s $2.6 Million New Orleans Mansion https://t.co/zAtiaRRTDG

    Inside Beyonce and Jay Z's $2.6 Million New Orleans Mansion

    pursuitist.com 21 Jun '17, 12am

    After making a jaw-dropping appearance at the Met Gala 2015 , Beyonce is back in news along with her husband for purchasing a property in New Orleans. While Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are selling off their French Quarter home in Louisiana, Beyonce and Jay Z have invested $2.6 millio...

  • The Best Things To Do With Kids In New York

    The Best Things To Do With Kids In New York

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 11pm

    – The museum is an outstanding destination that we visit over the span of two days. There are endless programs for families, from audio tours to workshops. Discover the latest exhibit on the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden – which is also the perfect spot for a quick snack. Prep...

  • The Thief Hotel, Oslo, Norway

    The Thief Hotel, Oslo, Norway

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 11pm

    The Thief is a cutting edge member of Design Hotels, a group headed by Petter Stordalen, a well-known activist, philanthropist, billionaire and by his own admission, hotel nerd. After seeing the Thief Island, he envisioned two similar ideas: first, he wanted to create an cutting edge,...

  • The best eats, sips and sleeps: @Pursuitist on all things #Yountville

    Where To Eat, Drink And Stay In Yountville

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 8pm

    Yountville may only have 3,000 permanent residents but it doesn’t lack culture because of it. If you have time, check out a performance at the Lincoln Theater. The space hosts year-round plays as well as classical music performances. Art lovers shouldn’t miss the Napa Valley Museum, w...

  • Daily Dream Home: Selma

    Daily Dream Home: Selma

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 3pm

    The grand ballroom must be seen for its sheer size and exquisite moldings. It has been the site of many Queen’s Balls and many other Apple Blossom Festival Events throughout the generations. Lucille Ball was here, as was Adam West and many other dignitaries, entertainers and celebriti...

  • The Overhead Compartment With Ernie Johnson Jr.

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 2pm

    Preparation. Everyone has their own way of doing it, but Ernie Johnson Jr. takes it to the next level. It is that dedication and painstaking attention to detail that has made him one of the most recognizable voices in sports broadcasting. His show Inside the NBA on TNT, in particular,...

  • How to Store and Protect Silk

    How to Store and Protect Silk

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 2pm

    Love Silk? Follow These Easy Steps to Enjoy your Silk Garments for Years. Silk is made from the secretions of silkworms and was first discovered in China thousands of years ago. The Chinese kept the secret of silk to themselves until the 13th century. Silk has always been a luxurious ...

  • Best Central Park Luxury Hotels In New York

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 2pm

    It is easy to indulge your love of exquisite accommodations in New York. Celebrating arts, dining, shopping, entertainment and nature, the Central Park area is a diverse luxury destination that presents unlimited adventures. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifth Avenue. Thomas Keller’...

  • The Top 5 Best Steakhouses in the US

    pursuitist.com 20 Jun '17, 2pm

    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...

  • Filson Set to Debut New Nylon

    Filson Set to Debut New Nylon

    pursuitist.com 19 Jun '17, 5pm

    This new product line features a variety of bags made with durable 12-oz. matte nylon that Filson promises will stand the test of time, while still packing everything you need for activities in the field without extra weight. And these new bags feature fresh colors, so you can stand o...

  • Daily Dream Home: Primrose Path

    pursuitist.com 19 Jun '17, 3pm

    Built in 1957, his mid-century Sarasota School of Architecture styled-home is a tropical wonderland surrounded by banyan trees, bamboo, soaring pines and signature Florida palm trees on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida. Nestled on the Siesta Key Canal front and convenient to both Siest...

  • Daily Dream Home: Hunters Creek Village

    Daily Dream Home: Hunters Creek Village

    pursuitist.com 18 Jun '17, 4pm

    Part of the Houston metropolitan area, Hunters Creek Village, Texas was in incorporated in 1954 and is a vibrant community of approximately 1,460 homes with ample hiking and biking paths. Today’s property is new construction by Jonathon Custom Homes and has over 7,300 square feet of l...

  • Daily Dream Home: Hartung Farms

    Daily Dream Home: Hartung Farms

    pursuitist.com 17 Jun '17, 3pm

    The Hartung Farms neighborhood in Portland Oregon was developed in the 1960s on flat farmland and centered around Hartung lake and park with common areas including tennis courts for everyone to enjoy. Also popular in the area is the Hartung Farms horse stable . Today’s home is a “stat...

  • Daily Dream Home: Lucayan Beach Strip

    Daily Dream Home: Lucayan Beach Strip

    pursuitist.com 16 Jun '17, 3pm

    Just a few hundred feet from the beach, this home has the potential to be a great island escape as a vacation home or an awesome income producer for any investor. The property has ocean views from most rooms and lots of natural light pouring in to add the true ‘island feel’ to this ho...

  • This Luxurious Cuba Adventure from Key West Is Our New Favorite Day Trip

    Key West's Sunset Key Resort Offers Luxurious Cuba Day Trips

    pursuitist.com 16 Jun '17, 2pm

    The trip is simple, and includes round-trip private transfers, beginning with an 8 AM private departure from Sunset Key, where you’ll take a direct flight from Key West to Cuba. From there, you’ll enjoy an architectural tour of Havana with a city historian, a cigar factory tour with a...

  • This Glow In The Dark Martini Can Be Yours For $50

    Go Luxe: A $50 Martini for World Martini Day

    pursuitist.com 16 Jun '17, 2pm

    Just in time for World Martini Day, a NYC restaurant, Delilah, has created the first ever “glow in the dark” martini. Crafted by master mixologist, Rael Petit, the $50 drink features elit Vodka and B2 vitamins to create a drink that glows under a black light. Served under an ice sculp...