Every good crisis deserves a good villain, and every good villain deserves a good yacht.
As if the ongoing foreclosure fiasco wasn’t already scary enough, the top Wall Street Journal item right now is the news that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are reviewing the work of the enormous Florida law firm Read More
The US Dept. of Justice has okayed a merger of United Airlines and Continental Airlines. The deal is worth $3 billion and according to the Times, Justice Dept. approval lifts “the biggest regulatory hurdle to the creation of the world’s top airline.”
The DOJ posted a statement regarding the Read More
The latest peril lurking in your friendly skies: lithium-ion batteries. They’re in our cellphones, laptops and a wide variety of other electronic devices – devices that we’re already tasked to turn off at the beginning of a flight for fear the aircraft’s autopilot may pull a HAL 9000 at 36,000 feet.
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Around 10:30 this morning, when the opening ceremony for the Times Square InterContinental Hotel was supposed to have started, Peter Kohlman rearranged six pairs of pruning shears on a silver tray. Mr. Kohlmann, president of PeKo, which organized the event at the hotel’s 300 West 44th Street entrance, released the shears’ safety latches and placed Read More
Alex Pasternack likes to share. He can’t help it.
“As much as it seems contrary to the kind of private ownership society that we’ve built, sharing is an impulse that we all… share. It’s something that’s been a part of our behavior since we lived on the savanna.”
Mr. Pasternack, 27, is part of a Read More
The murmur you hear wafting down from Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street is the sound of genteel gloating. The Metropolitan Museum of Art just released its attendance figures for the fiscal year and, at 5.24 million, the total is their highest since 2001, when terrorism dented tourism to New York City. Better yet, the number Read More
An unassuming door on a quiet back street in the northern medina might not look like much, but this city is not a place where a book should be judged by its cover. Insider Lauren Steventon stayed recently at Noir d’Ivoire and reports … Exquisitely furnished with an African vibe inspired by owner Jill Fetchmann’s Read More
Beyond the hustle and hassle of Marrakech lies the rest of Morocco: mysterious, magical and ripe for exploring! Bab Ourika-in the Ourika Valley, a lush green gateway to the majestic Atlas mountains-opened formally Spring 2009 and is on its way to becoming one of the region’s most loved properties. Its authentic, chic and simple Moroccan Read More
Mystery and glamour loom large in these exquisite dining spots in the Red City. Make one of these cosmopolitan gems a part of your perfect Arabian night.
La Roseraie’s Table
You know what they say about a rose by any other name. You can say the same thing about La Roseraie, a hotel in Read More
This was the first place I ever stayed in Morocco years ago-in fact, it was the first stylish, upscale retreat in the Palmeraie, masterminded by talented owner Meryanne Loum Martin. If your idea of Marrakech is all bustling market places and crowded streets, it’s time to redefine the city. Jnane Tamsna is totally serene, with Read More