pursuitist.com Archives - 24 May 2017, Wednesday

  • Daily Dream Home: Siesta Key

    Daily Dream Home: Siesta Key

    pursuitist.com 24 May '17, 3am

    This three-bedroom townhouse in Sarasota, Florida on Siesta Key was designed by Yehuda Inbar, a leader in Sarasota architecture. The light and airy ultra-contemporary residence is a masterfully constructed concrete block residence located directly across from the powder soft, dazzling...

  • Inside Kimpton's First European Hotel in Amsterdam

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 7pm

    But no doubt Kimpton De Witt’s most inventive feature is the three-story ‘Little House,’ located inside the hotel. The house was once the childhood home of the famous Dutch playwright, P.C. Hooft and dates back to the 1600s. Little House offers two king-sized rooms and a first floor l...

  • The Overhead Compartment with Bailey Chase

    The Overhead Compartment with Bailey Chase

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 3pm

    Some people were meant for football, others for Shakespeare. Those who were meant to do both are few and far between, but there is at least one such performer and his name is Bailey Chase. Football brought him to Duke University, and when his playing days were over he followed his nex...

  • The Most Expensive Things In The World

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 2pm

    Ever wondered how the billionaires and filthy rich spend their money? The lifestyle of the rich and famous include insane splurging on fancy cars, diamond studded phones, high-end vacations and other one-off things and experiences that come with one thing in common – the ‘Most Expensi...

  • Inside Donald and Melania Trump's New York City Penthouse

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 2pm

    Take a look inside Donald and Melania Trump’s opulent Manhattan Penthouse. Located at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, President Donald and First Lady Melania live on the top three floors of this grand penthouse with breathtaking views of Central Park and Manhattan.

  • Daily Dream Home: Piankatank River

    Daily Dream Home: Piankatank River

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 2am

    It’ the time of year when living by a river is particularly appealing. This stately brick home has water frontage on the Piankatank River in Dutton, Virginia. By boat or by car, it is easy to reach Urbanna, Irvington, Mathews, Yorktown. A short boat ride brings you to the open waters ...

  • Daily Dream Home: A Timeless Bulgarian Estate

    Daily Dream Home: A Timeless Bulgarian Estate

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 1am

    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 &...

  • 7 High-Tech Luxury Hotels

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 12am

    As the tech boom continues to roll on, the hotel industry has gotten in the game, offering guests the latest and greatest gadgets, amenities and conveneinces. If you’re looking for the hotels with latest technology available look no further as we have listed down hotels that can satis...

  • Eloise Tea At The Palm Court, The Plaza Hotel, New York

    pursuitist.com 23 May '17, 12am

    You must, must, MUST make reservations for the Eloise Tea at The Palm Court, the Plaza Hotel’s iconic, swanky venue for high-end breakfast, afternoon tea & evening cocktails. The Eloise Tea is essentially a delicious special menu geared towards children with everything that Eloise wou...

  • Pippa Middleton Heads to The Brando in French Polynesia for Her Luxe Honeymoon

    Pippa Middleton Picks The Brando in Tahiti for Her Honeymoon

    pursuitist.com 22 May '17, 6pm

    Rumors swirled that the newly married couple might head to Africa , as big sister Kate did, but instead the pair opted for a double-moon, touching down for a brief transfer at Los Angeles International Airport before hopping another jet for the ultra-luxe private island of Tetiaroa an...

  • Daily Dream Home: Pelican Bay Woods

    Daily Dream Home: Pelican Bay Woods

    pursuitist.com 21 May '17, 12am

    Pelican Bay Woods was the first single family community developed in the upscale Pelican Bay neighborhood in Naples, Florida, an area that continues to rank highly for livability. The majority of the residences were constructed on roomy lots fringed with mature trees and meticulous la...

  • Daily Dream Home: Corratock

    Daily Dream Home: Corratock

    pursuitist.com 20 May '17, 4am

    Corratock Preserve is a unique Virginia property. The property dates back to circa 1780 and is the third largest estate on the Eastern Shore of Virginia offering 1,194 acres of space. Corratock has a private 2.5 mile stretch of beach and 10.8 miles of shoreline with plenty of room for...

  • Inside Steve Jobs' Home in Palo Alto

    pursuitist.com 18 May '17, 4pm

    There are not many photos of the inside of Steve Jobs’ Palo Alto house , expect for pictures of Jobs’ home office (below) taken for a Time Magazine article. The Time reporter added: “The Steve Jobs who is currently running two sophisticated companies lives in a turn-of-the-century Eng...

  • Kendall Jenner In Lingerie For La Perla

    Kendall Jenner In Lingerie For La Perla

    pursuitist.com 18 May '17, 4pm

    Social media superstar Kendall Jenner poses in lingerie for La Perla’s pre-fall 2017 collection entitled ‘The Kaleidoscopic World of an English Garden’. Photographed by the renowned Mert & Marcus amidst gigantic, colorful hibiscus, begonias, and tulips, the 21-year old Kendall wears s...

  • Daily Dream Home: La Jolla Shores

    Daily Dream Home: La Jolla Shores

    pursuitist.com 18 May '17, 3pm

    The home also includes a gated front patio and was designed to offer entertaining spaces as well as functional, private areas for day-to-day living. It is located a few short blocks to the beach, LJ Beach & Tennis Club, and the shopping/dining of La Jolla Shores.

  • Daily Dream Home: Historic Manoa

    Daily Dream Home: Historic Manoa

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 11pm

    Long before Hawaii was a state, Honolulu and surrounding areas were already growing rapidly. Today’s home in the historic neighborhood of Manoa was built in 1926, when Hawaii was still a republic and is listed on the state’s historical register.

  • The Mille Miglia: 1000 Miles of Passion

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 6pm

    In 1982 the Mille Miglia was revived in all its glory, but entry is severely restricted; only models of which at least one example registered for or took part in the original race series are eligible to compete, making it a rather exclusive club with no vehicles newer than 1957, of wh...

  • Delta Air Lines Testing Facial Recognition Technology For Self-Serve Baggage Drop-Off

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 6pm

    Delta Air Lines has become the latest airline to introduce facial recognition technology, which will match fliers with their passport photos during the self-service bag drop-off process. The technology will debut at one of four self-serve bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul Inte...

  • Inside The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles’ Only AAA Five-Diamond Waterfront Hotel -

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 5pm

    The 11th and 12th floors of the hotel are reserved for fortunate guests who enjoy the exclusive services and amenities of The Ritz-Carlton Club. In addition to offering four food and drink presentations daily, the Ritz-Carlton Club lounge is furnished with overstuffed chairs, comforta...

  • Where To Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in Luxurious Marina del Rey

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 5pm

    The coastal community of sunny Marina del Rey, California is located in the center of Los Angeles’ Westside between Venice Beach and Playa del Rey. As one of Southern California’s most prized recreational destinations, located four miles north of Los Angeles International Airport, lux...

  • Top 10 Best Waterfront Hotels

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 5pm

    Whether by a lake or the sea, there’s something special about vacationing on the waterfront. These top 10 best hotels sit right on the water and offer their guests stellar views to go along with aquatic adventures, culinary delights and luxurious amenities. Awarded the Pursuitist Plat...

  • Volvo Partnering With Google On Connected Cars

    Volvo Partnering With Google On Connected Cars

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 5pm

    The next generation of Volvo’s premium SUVs and sedans are going to come with what is essentially a Google Android operating system taking care of everything from infotainment to concierge services. Thanks to the rate at which digital technologies are developing plus the crucial impor...

  • Chilean Architects To Design Qatar’s Art Mill gallery https://t.co/ebzusgMEQZ

    Chilean Architects To Design Qatar's Art Mill gallery

    pursuitist.com 16 May '17, 5pm

    Santiago-based practice Elemental, led by 2016 Pritzker Prize laureate Alejandro Aravena, won the Art Mill International Design Competition in Qatar, supported by climate engineers (Transsolar), structural engineers (Schlaich Bergermann), and global design consultants (Stantec). The i...

  • Daily Dream Home: Eventide

    Daily Dream Home: Eventide

    pursuitist.com 15 May '17, 7pm

    Sun, sea and sensational sights tickle your senses as you enter this magnificent duplex apartment at Eventide, a luxury apartment building perched above stunning Moses beach in Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. The double volume entrance hall expands to a wide frontage with the wow ...

  • Four Seasons Private Residences in Orlando Open

    pursuitist.com 15 May '17, 7pm

    This new community promises residents year-round amenities and concierge-style services, plus access to the full suite of amenities available at the neighboring Four Seasons Resort Orlando. Led by a dedicated Residence Manager, an expertly trained staff is available to arrange hotel-l...

  • The Overhead Compartment with John Brenkus

    The Overhead Compartment with John Brenkus

    pursuitist.com 15 May '17, 6pm

    Sports and Science: who would have thought those two could ever come together as seamlessly as, say, chocolate and peanut butter? One man did, and his name is John Brenkus. The creator of the popular Sports Science features on ESPN, Brenkus has captured audiences across the country an...

  • Here’s How to Step Into Glacier Before You Even Get to Iceland https://t.co/pJZPb9zRNd

    Here's How to Step Into Glacier Before You Even Get to Iceland

    pursuitist.com 15 May '17, 11am

    Icelandair’s newest plane is set to provide passengers with a guaranteed experience of the Vatnajökull glacier. If you’ve ever flown Icelandair, you likely know that all of their transatlantic planes are named after Icelandic volcanoes. This latest special livery joins the Hekla Auror...

  • Daily Dream Home: Bath Country Estates

    Daily Dream Home: Bath Country Estates

    pursuitist.com 15 May '17, 3am

    Known for its affordability, Akron, Ohio offers a lot for the money. Today’s home in the Bath Country Estates development sits on a 3.34-acre lot. Quality built by Beres in 2005, this past Parade of Homes Award winner features over 5,600 sq. ft. of total living space. A two story hard...

  • Daily Dream Home: Stone Canyon

    Daily Dream Home: Stone Canyon

    pursuitist.com 14 May '17, 1am

    Los Angeles’ Stone Canyon road snakes through the hills of the Bel Air, providing uniquely rustic settings for relaxed living. Today’s home is a shining example of the modern farmhouse aesthetic that is popular in the city. The home’s classic white brick exterior opens to reveal a hea...

  • Daily Dream Home: River Terrace

    Daily Dream Home: River Terrace

    pursuitist.com 13 May '17, 4am

    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 &...