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25 Famous Authors’ Poetic Descriptions of Paris

Happy Bastille Day! It’s the 224th anniversary of the storming of the famous Paris prison, which helped dismantled France’s repressive monarchy. If …

France

Holden Caulfield, Casual Hipster

Holden Caulfield walks into a bar. The bar is around the corner from his apartment in the trendy - <i>but not too trendy</i> -- Williamsburg part of Brooklyn. The pub's menu offers pages of quality whiskeys and pale ales from places so sophisticated that they simply cannot be pronounced. Descriptions to …

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

France

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

Angelina Jolie

31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

11 Music Venue Icons in the U.S.

For many people, music is the opposite of travel. It comes <i>to</i> us. If your dream is seeing “the Boss,” you wait for a tour, then buy your ticket to a variation on the same show in some big-box arena.<p>Yet some music venues are destinations themselves. After poring through hundreds of candidates in the …

Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Prefab Homes

99 Problems, Humorous Illustrations of Jay-Z’s Potential Problems

Artist Ali Graham has created 99 Problems, a Tumblr blog collecting his illustrations of what he imagines Jay-Z’s 99 Problems might be. Currently …

Jay Z

18 Cool Color Blocked Buildings

Sunday’s a good day for eye candy, don’t you think? Assuming you already read the title of this post, no we’re not about to post 18 photos of Ryan Gosling looking awesome. We are, however, here to serve up a whole bunch of outrageously colorful buildings from all over the world. Color block month …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

20 Rare "Freaks And Geeks" Promo Photos

An awesome look back at our favorite McKinley High students.

The 10 best worst horror movies

<b>Damien Lewis in "Dreamcatcher"</b><p>As we sift through “Sharknado’s” wreckage, a look back at some of the most amusingly awful flicks in the genre<p>TOM GUALTIERI<p>July 14, 2013 5:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Weeklings.<p>WHEN EXTREME SITUATIONS are taken beyond their limits, when the real …

The 40 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs of All Time

40<p>‘In the Evening’ (1979)<p>On the <i>In Through the Out Door</i> seven-minute opener, Page augments his guitar with a Gizmotron, Jones plays Abba-fied synth, …

August 2013

What Are You Drinking, Robert Simonson?

We're always thirsty, and we're always curious about what other people are drinking. In this new series, we'll check in with barflys, writers, brewers, distillers, winemakers, and other folks we find in various liquor-soaked corners of the booze industry to find out what they're excited about …

How to Make (and Use) Apricot Liqueur at Home

After coming across many classic cocktail recipes calling for apricot brandy or apricot liqueur—and feeling underwhelmed by the most widely available retail options—I set out to make my own. My first instinct, especially at this time of year when apricots are coming into season, was to cover some …

Wine, BAC and driverless cars

The NYT has a column this week entitled “How Driverless Cars Could Reshape Cities” and a related blog post. They raise some interesting possibilities …

Where to Drink Cocktails in Paris, France

While the French have always been <i>fidèle</i> to their wine, they've also been known to carry on a little flirtation with fine spirits. French ingredients like Chartreuse and Benedictine have often served as a cornerstone of cocktail recipes. Yet, for most of its recent history, the country has been …

Master of the Sommelier Slam

Emily Wines' sommelier career might have seemed predestined on account of her last name, but the 39-year-old Washington native originally set out to …

A note to Napa: step up on Sauvignon Blanc

Dear Napa:<p>Let's talk about white wine.<p>Not Chardonnay, although I know you have some existential issues in that realm. But if Cabernet is your happy …

Drinking Out Loud

So there we were in a very fancy, high-end restaurant in the Polanco district of Mexico City, the swankiest precinct of one of the world's largest …

2013 Family Winemakers Tasting: August 17, San Francisco

Size isn't everything, they say, but sometimes it's mighty impressive. The yearly Family Winemakers tasting in San Francisco has as one of its many …

Buying Wine in America

Here in the United States, we've just finished celebrating our independence as a nation, and students of history will know that the battles fought …

Oddball Liquor Laws Around the U.S.A.

When I was finally of age to buy hooch, I was living in Indiana, and Indiana doesn't make it all that easy. For example, liquor stores have to be closed on Sundays. Grocery stores can't sell beer or wine on Sundays, either. Nor on Christmas. Nor, at the time I lived there, on Election Day. You …

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If you're an American in the wine industry and are within my age range (mid-twenties to early thirties, not to put too fine a point on it), you have, …