Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

by Michael Austin | Photo: Frank Gaglione/Getty Images | Men's Book Chicago magazine | March 4, 2013

The Monopoly man knew it, and so did Winston Churchill. Fidel Castro and Jay-Z know it, too. They all know that a high-quality cigar is the ultimate celebration of the good life. It just doesn’t get much better than when you’ve got a premium stogie in your mouth or between your fingers at the end of the day.

The Amazing Race!

Give ’em fuel, give ’em fire! Before there was NASCAR or Formula One, “moto cycle” enthusiasts clamored to Chicago for America’s first car race. Read More »

SFMOMA's Art Auction 2013

SFMOMA's Art Auction 2013

When: April 24, 2013 6:00 PM
San Francisco CA

Join us for Art Auction 2013, an exhilarating evening presented by the Modern Art Council to benefit SFMOMA's engaging exhibitions and public programs.Art Auction 2013 attendees will enjoy champagne and cocktails, creative culinary offerings by McCalls catering, and — new to the event this year — a live performance (to be announced) in the museum's Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Atrium.

Ticket purchasing is now available online. For more information please call 415.618.3263 or email

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Transparently Hip

Maison 24 has become the go-to boutique for stylish urbanites looking for unique furniture and home accessories that exude downtown cool. Inspired by their love of the disco era, co-founders (and siblings) Allison Julius and Louis Marra carefully curate their Bridgehampton and Upper East Side... Read More »

Whiskey Business

Almost a century after Prohibition wiped out nearly all of NYC’s liquor-producing enterprises, small-batch distilleries are making a comeback. With that—and the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day—in mind, the intrepid Harry Hurt III goes in search of hometown hooch, and finds it... Read More »

20 Questions With Nathan Lane

After two years away from the stage, the Broadway King returns to the Great White Way this month, as a 1930s burlesque performer in The Nance.   Read More »


For Stella McCartney’s pre-fall 2013 fashion presentation, there was no shortage of models, Champagne or A-listers, including Anna Wintour, Jeff Koons, Glenn Close and Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld.  Read More »

Meating the Ancestors

The pan-roasted Scottish salmon with cabbage, pastrami and warm mustard sauce.

Meating the Ancestors

by Gael Greene | Photo: Evan Sung | Manhattan magazine | February 28, 2013

“Oh dear, I want everything on this menu,” I announce to my tasting companions at The Marrow, chef Harold Dieterle’s third and newest venture in the West Village.

The heading “Meat Plates” leads off the astonishing menu, celebrating Dieterle’s heritage—Italian in one column, German-Austrian in the other—with a similar tilt on the wine list.

“I’m having the lamb ribs,” a friend across the table announces.

ARC & Arrivals

Step right up and see the show, folks!  Read More »


The reinvention of this Balboa Island abode shows you can artfully blend beach cottage with modern contemporary styling. Read More »

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