pursuitist.com Archives - 06 December 2016, Tuesday

  • 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...

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    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 ...

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    Gigi Hadid For Stuart Weitzman

    pursuitist.com 26 Oct '16, 9pm

    Gigi Hadid is known for her love of boots, so it was only a matter of time before she designed her own. The supermodel has teamed up with luxury footwear brand Stuart Weitzman on the “Gigi” — a metallic style described as a “hiking bootie”. The shoe, which is now on sale, comes in thr...

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    Is Paul Allen Selling His Gerhard Richter Painting?

    pursuitist.com 26 Oct '16, 9pm

    The art world is buzzing over the announcement from Phillips that Gerhard Richter’s photorealist painting Düsenjäger will be sold at Phillips’ Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art. The Seattle Times reports that painting may belong to Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen but Ph...

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    Outdoor Living Year Round In Naples, Florida

    pursuitist.com 26 Oct '16, 9pm

    In the gated Naples country club community of Audubon , this private five bedroom retreat was created to be the perfect place to enjoy year-round outdoor living. The community includes an 18-hole golf course, tennis, bocce, croquet, and a clubhhouse with a fitness center and options f...

  • Scarlett Johansson Opens Popcorn Shop In Paris

    pursuitist.com 25 Oct '16, 5pm

    Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson swapped the red carpet for a turn behind the counter at her new popcorn shop in Paris on Saturday. The Lost in Translation actress – decked out in a classic French blue and white striped top – dished out the crunchy treat to punters at the launch o...

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    Apple PowerBook At 25

    pursuitist.com 22 Oct '16, 3pm

    When Apple launched its first PowerBook range of laptop computers on October 21, 1991, it also set in motion a computing revolution by firmly establishing the recipe for the laptop computer that all leading PC makers are still following. According to Eric Smith, Strategy Analytics’ se...

  • BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition 2016 - Pursuitist

    BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition 2016

    pursuitist.com 22 Oct '16, 3pm

    To mark BMW Motorsport Works driver Marco Wittmann clinching the 2016 DTM Championship, the company has built a very special version of the M4 in his honour. The BMW M4 DTM Championship Edition is yet another special model from the company in its centenary year, but one glance at the ...

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    Yves Behar Partners With Harvey Karp To Create Snoo Smart Cradle

    pursuitist.com 21 Oct '16, 5pm

    Industrial designer Yves Béhar has joined forces with pediatrician and author Harvey Karp and a team of MIT engineers to tackle the ever-present problem of baby (and parental) sleep. The team is behind the new Snoo sleeper, invented by Karp, the author of the much-read Happiest Baby o...

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    Cascadia Avenue In Seattle

    pursuitist.com 21 Oct '16, 5pm

    Cascadia Avenue has long been one of Seattle’s most prized locations for residential real estate. It runs through the Seattle neighborhood of Mount Baker which takes its name from the view of Mt. Baker in Whatcom County, that can be seen nearly 100 miles away across Lake Washington. T...

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    The Lanesborough in London Named Europe's Best Hotel

    pursuitist.com 21 Oct '16, 4pm

    A new hotel ranking has pronounced The Lanesborough in London the best hotel in Europe and given Italy the highest number of honours. In their inaugural list ranking the best luxury hotels in Europe, US News & World Report named The Lanesborough near Hyde Park the best in class just a...

  • Top 10 Best Waterfront Hotels

    pursuitist.com 21 Oct '16, 12pm

    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...

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    LVMH Group Interested In Acquiring Italian Bike Brand Pinarello

    pursuitist.com 20 Oct '16, 7pm

    LVMH Group is interested in expanding into the sports, wellness and leisure markets with cycling’s renown brand Pinarello. Based in Italy, Pinarello was founded by Nani Pinarell in 1952 and the company had its first Grand Tour victory in the 1975 Giro d’Italia with Fausto Bertoglio. P...

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    Nintendo Switch Specs Revealed

    pursuitist.com 20 Oct '16, 7pm

    Gaming springs into action by removing detachable Joy-Con controllers from either side of Nintendo Switch. One player can use a Joy-Con controller in each hand; two players can each take one; or multiple Joy-Con can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options. The...

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    The World’s Most Expensive Potato Chips -

    pursuitist.com 20 Oct '16, 6pm

    “St. Erik’s Brewery is one of Sweden’s leading microbreweries and we’re passionate about the craftsmanship that goes into our beer. At the same time, we felt that we were missing a snack of the same status to serve with it,” brand manager Marcus Friari says in a statement. “A first-­c...

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    Watch A Tesla Drive Itself

    pursuitist.com 20 Oct '16, 5pm

    Tesla announced on Wednesday that all new vehicles will be built to be fully self-driving. All Teslas will now be manufactured with hardware that will enable the vehicle to completely drive itself in all situations, CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday. “Before activating the features en...

  • How To Make Perfect Steaks, Restaurant Chef Secrets Revealed

    pursuitist.com 20 Oct '16, 3pm

    The Robert Mondavi Winery is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the wine industry. From the introduction of cold fermentation in stainless steel tanks and the use of French oak barrels in the late 1960’s, to collaboration with NASA using aerial imaging to underst...

  • Top 10 Best Waterfront Hotels

    pursuitist.com 19 Oct '16, 3pm

    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...