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Saturday, June 29, 2019 / Topping Rose House

Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten hosts a historic gathering of the Hamptons’ most celebrated Chefs in a once-in-a-lifetime evening!

Topping Rose House. 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 6:30-10PM

Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten hosts a historic gathering of the Hamptons’ most celebrated chefs in a once-in-a-lifetime evening of fine dining honoring Florence Fabricant, New York Times Food & Wine writer, and

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New York State's Hudson Valley stretching north of New York City is filled with artisan food producers, bucolic scenery, and a wide array of historic inns and bed and breakfasts. One lesser known attraction is the region's horse racing heritage dating back to the 1700s. The village of Goshen is home to the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, along with a historic track built in 1838 now incorporated into the museum and still in operation today. In fact, what were once horse stables that dire

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Celebrating The Broadmoor's 100th Anniversary


How exactly do you celebrate the centennial of an iconic hotel built back in 1918 by real estate and gold mining baron Spencer Penrose who in his free time sped up hairpin turns in his “Yellow Devil” Pierce Arrow race car on a dirt road all the way to the summit of Pike's Peak's? You start with fireworks, champagne, special packages, and themed events scheduled throughout the year but fully immersing yourself in all The Broadmoor has to offer is perhaps the most commemorative of them all.


A villa

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Classic New England villages in the Berkshires Mountains region of western Massachusetts are typically defined by walkable centers with family run storefronts clustered around the library and post office flanked by towering gnarled centenarian maples & rugged foothills as a backdrop in the distance. Stockbridge is a post card example, with the added distinction of having the Red Lion Inn anchoring the corner of Main and South Streets.


Originally founded in 1773, The Red Lion Inn is a charter memb

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All the way south at the tip of New Jersey off the Garden State Parkway's exit 0 where the Delaware River meets the Atlantic Ocean, America's first seaside resort recently celebrated its centennial anniversary. Cape May, an architectural gem of a walkable town, is steeped in Victoriana, including an historic district encompassing nearly 600 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places - including the venerable hotel Congress Hall.


Upon checking in, it's tempting to think that Co

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There are times when staying at a historic hotel goes beyond being ensconced in solid construction and ornate architecture that can never be replicated in today's world. At Marriott Syracuse Downtown, a grand dame that opened in this upstate New York city in fall 2016 after a $76-million renovation, checking in palpably connects you to its historic significance as well as remarkable rebirth. Of the nearly 260 attentive staff working here, more than half come from nearby inner-city neighborhoods

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Greenpoint, Brooklyn's northernmost neighborhood, started out as farmland that was eventually parceled out during the 19th Century to accommodate insatiable residential expansion away from New York City's core. There was also abundant commerce thanks to direct shipping access via the East River to New York Harbor the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Miles of factories and warehouses fueled the neighborhood's livelihood and character until the 1970's when the economy and manufacturing experienced the first

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Sightseers at a setting near Boston enjoy a leisurely stroll through a magnificent 18th-century garden.  A man in Texas plays president as he reads a speech from a teleprompter.  Children in California take a pretend horseback ride with Ronald Reagan.

These disparate experiences have one thing in common.  They’re taking place at depositories of manuscripts, memorabilia and memories which keep alive the stories of U.S. presidents.

Today' s election in the United States increased interest in

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