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Upgrade Your Whole Life With These Very Good Sheets

They feel even better than they look.<p>Bed sheets might not always take top billing on your list of priorities—but they really should. A great pair of sheets makes your bed, your sleep, and your hair better. A quality set instantly improves your home. Here are some of the best.

Clothing

You want to make good cocktails at home. Here’s what you need to get started.

Rachel Duggins got interested in cocktails early, from watching old movies in which the glamorous witty women and debonair men always seemed to have a drink in hand. When she was little, her family visited the iconic Pera Palace Hotel in Istanbul; Duggins was transfixed by the beautiful bar there. …

Nonprofits

The 38 Essential Restaurants in D.C., Fall 2017

It's time to update the Eater 38, the answer to the age-old question about the best dining D.C. has to offer. This elite group covers the entire city and surrounding areas, spans myriad cuisines and budgets, and collectively satisfies nearly all restaurant needs — except for those occasions that …

Domino Effect: How a Bedroom Refresh Jump-Started a Whole-House Remodel For a Tech Exec

How a bedroom remodel jumped the threshold and infiltrated every room in the house.<p>When Tom Conrad, VP of Product at Snapchat, and his wife, Kate Imbach, a writer and documentary filmmaker, went house hunting back in 2010, the first place they saw was also the last—the top unit of a spanking new …

Interior Design

Four Restaurants to Try This Weekend

<i>Need dining inspiration for this coming weekend? Don't fret — Eater's here to help.</i><p><i>Each week, the site's editors select a new group of restaurants worth visiting throughout the weekend. These picks range from brand new restaurants to old, reliable favorites. Some pair well with fun weekend</i> …

Restaurants

Why is a Limited-Slip Differential so important?

In automotive marketing hubbub and journalistic reviews, you’ll quite often see the term “Limited-Slip Differential” thrown around with great verve. …

How to Affordably Trick Out Your Home Bar

Presents in the form of alcohol are great but eventually run out. That's why we like gifting home bar gear instead. Here are five sure-fire gifts under $40 that any drinking buddy will love, all of which come recommended from our favorite bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts.<p><i>Imbibe</i> by David Wondrich …

Huntsman Brings Its Savile Row Style to a Stateside Audience

Zachary Peck steps into a gently burbling cocktail party at the Huntsman tailoring headquarters in New York wearing a button-front shirt and Irish …

Men's Fashion

Facebook is building a new campus that includes 1,500 apartments and a grocery store

The new project, near Facebook’s existing campus, will be partially completed by 2021.<p>Facebook is expanding again.<p>It’s been just over two years since Facebook moved into its 430,000-square-foot, Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Now the company is ready to expand again, and …

Menlo Park

Harvard Business Review

How to Get Up to Speed in Your New Leadership Role. With Michael Watkins, cofounder of Genesis Advisers and professor at IMD Business School. #HBRLive

Rising Home Prices Aren’t ’Bubble Mentality,’ Shiller Says

Robert Shiller, a professor at Yale University, and Peter Wallison, a former Reagan White House counsel, discuss the state of the housing market and …

Stock Markets

SoulCycle’s CEO on Sustaining Growth in a Faddish Industry

Carmen Chan<p>I have a rule: Whenever I hear about something from three people, I need to give it a try. In 2008 I heard about SoulCycle from a few friends. At the time, it was two years old and had just one studio, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. I was immediately curious. I loved group fitness …

The Greatest Grilled Cheese Sandwich---and the History Behind It

SOME MOVEMENTS begin with small, disparate acts. The American artisan-cheese revolution started some 40 years ago with a handful of women scattered across the U.S., making goat cheese in their kitchens and small creameries.<p>Some were back-to-the-landers, or interested in the “eat local” movement. …

Recipes

Gorgeous Paris renovation strikes balance between elegant and modern

The home is located in Saint-Cloud, just six miles from the center of Paris<p>Prepare to feast your eyes on an incredible renovation of a 20th century maison located in Saint-Cloud, a tony suburb right outside Paris (even its name sounds glamorous).<p>Combining Belle Époque architecture with a fresh …

The ‘Zen Treehouse’ in Coconut Grove for $3M

A $500K reduction<p>The “Zen Treehouse” in Coconut Grove and its second-floor pool with a waterfall was repriced recently and is now asking $2.999 million (down from $3.5 million in September).<p>The newly constructed tropical modern home is a brief walk to David T. Kennedy Park, offering 4,359 square …

This Year’s Need-to-Know Men’s Brands for the Everyman

For the last two weeks, <i>The Manual</i> has been in New York City attending the men’s trade shows and Fashion Week.<p>Over this sartorially saturated …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Minute Rule For Keeping Audience Attention

For the past four years I’ve been lecturing on digital marketing at a university in Strasbourg (long term readers may remember me writing about it …

Marketing

A Dream Kitchen

• Smeg refrigerator | 2. Ultracraft shaker cabinets | 3. Rejuvenation pendant | 4. Simplehuman trash can |5. Grandeur solid brass and porcelain …

Kitchens

This One Mask Changed The Way I Clean My Skin

Have you ever scrolled through Pinterest and seen someone's nose covered in a clay mask dotted with hundreds of oily pores? If you're anything like …

15 Must-Have Skin Care Products for When Your Face Is Feeling "Meh"

If a selfie is worth a thousand words, we can all agree that ‘meh’ should not be one of them. Living life to its ultimate potential has the unfortunate casualty of wreaking havoc on your skin. Or, you know, sometimes just living life regularly can do that too. It doesn't matter what age you are, …

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 2

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech<p>Pumping out 360-degrees of crystal-clear Bang & Olufsen sound, the BeoSound 2 is a free-standing wireless aluminum …

The Ultimate Hipster Machine: BMW Expands Its Car-Sharing Service to Brooklyn

For decades, BMW has marketed its vehicles as the ultimate driving machines. With its fledgling car-sharing business ReachNow, BMW is not shifting that focus so much as suggesting that its machines can be enjoyed by more than one driver apiece.<p>Car enthusiasts may grimace, but ReachNow started up …

Nonprofits

Best bedroom design ideas

<i>Best bedroom design ideas –</i> When you are decorating, the bedroom is one of the most important divisions of the house and it is important that you can …

Interior Design

Inside VK Nagrani, New York's Finest Menswear Speakeasy

VK Nagrani is not just a business man. He’s a style guru for men in need of something more than a fast, anonymous retail experience. He considers his …

D.C.'s First Restaurant and Distillery Combination is Here

Four years in the making, the two-story District Distilling Co. finally debuts tonight on U Street. Its stunning design was unveiled earlier this week, and the menu is also extensive.<p>The plan is for the place to start selling its own booze created on the first level in the coming months. But for …

Most Popular Ceiling Paint Color For Luxury Living Room With Dining Area Using Best Selling Crystal Chandeliers And Elegant Curtains Also Furniture Trends

Home » Decoration » The Most Popular Ceiling Paint Color for Superb Home Design » Most Popular Ceiling Paint Color For Luxury Living Room With Dining …

The Top Stories on Eater D.C. This Week

1.Ten New Restaurants in Town, from a New Matchbox to A Tiki Bar<p>It's been a very busy week for restaurant openings — especially for traditionally-slow August. From expansions to new tiki bars to Vietnamese restaurants, the city has gained ten new places this week, and expect this list to be updated …

12 must-know styles of domestic lighting

Lighting is unquestionably a crucial design tool, essential for creating a stylish and, most importantly, welcoming abode. Of all the ingredients …

Interior Design

Home Bar: Santeria Rum Swizzle

It’s not often that you come across someone who truly loves their job, but after my first conversation with Bryan Davis of Lost Spirits, I was left …