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Greenwich housing market shows gains

28 Dec 2012
Greenwich's housing market didn't feel the pinch of the recession as acutely as many nearby regions, and recent data suggests that it is improving more quickly as well. According to the Greenwich Post , improving optimism among buyers across the country has led to gains in home values and sales. Meanwhile, the inventory of for-sale homes i Read More
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Pasadena's world-famous luxury restaurant

26 Dec 2012
In many ways, analyzing Pasadena's culinary culture is like the case of the chicken and the egg: Did the world-renowned restaurants and cultural offerings attract some of California's most worldly residents, or vice-versa? This might not be an easy question to answer, but nonetheless, Pasadena has developed a reputation as an exclusive enc Read More
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Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' earns fans at the Met

24 Dec 2012
In addition to its wealth of renowned art museums, luxury Manhattan townhouses and fine restaurants, The Big Apple maintains a reputation as one of the world's classiest cities with another bastion of high culture: opera. In fact, the city's main opera company, The Metropolitan Opera, is often considered one of the world's premier oper Read More
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Iconic fashion retailer Hermes of Paris coming to Greenwich

21 Dec 2012
Although it is about 30 miles from New York City's legendary 5th Avenue, Greenwich mirrors that high-fashion mecca in many ways. Much like that famous string of shops, downtown Greenwich is rife with independent boutiques and top-shelf stores filled with the most modern and fashionable items, which allow people who own luxury homes in the area Read More
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Home prices and sales up in Los Angeles

20 Dec 2012
Although it has been strengthening for several months, Los Angeles' housing market witnessed accelerated growth in October and November, The Los Angeles Times reports. The city saw many positive signs during those months, but the most prominent gains were witnessed in the volume of sales and median price. In October, the number of Los Angeles Read More
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How to make your NYC townhouse stand out

19 Dec 2012
In a city filled with millions of inhabitants - including some of the most stylish and trend setting - many people find it difficult to set their Manhattan townhouses apart. This is understandable, as the swarms of interior designers that populate the Big Apple are often in high demand. Luckily, there are many ways to take the initiative into your Read More
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San Francisco dubbed nation's top real estate market

19 Dec 2012
With the housing market recovery underway, many California metros have witnessed rapid rises in sales volume and median price. Cities like San Diego, Los Angeles and San Jose have all seen their housing markets strengthen in the last few months, but San Francisco real estate has, in many ways, undergone the most complete transformation. According Read More
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Two premier spas in Santa Fe

18 Dec 2012
Many people find it difficult to look and feel their best during winter. The harsh air and cold, dry nights can be tough on your skin and the short days make it difficult to stay active. To counteract these negative effects, many people look for creative ways to remain healthy and vibrant during the coldest season. One popular way to counteract th Read More
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Cirque Du Soleil pays homage to classic Hollywood

18 Dec 2012
For nearly three decades, Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil has been linking the worlds of high-concept, expertly performed acrobatics and hilarious, creative street performance. The talented performers have starred in shows around the world, constantly reinventing their act and stretching the boundaries of the art form. Their latest production, Iri Read More
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Winter doesn't have to be a dull season for your Cape Cod home

10 Dec 2012
It is easy to let design and landscaping projects lie fallow during the winter. When the weather gets cold and the days get short, many homeowners lose the energy to add creative elements to their homes until spring has returned. However, as holiday parties and family gatherings are common parts of the season, ignoring home design from December th Read More