Destinations

Hotel 50 Bowery Offers Travelers a High-Rise New York City Escape

When it comes to New York City accommodations, the most coveted destination description is likely "urban oasis." Most travelers partaking in the hustle and bustle of The Big Apple are looking for some serious R&R off-hours, and Chinatown's Hotel 50 Bowery offers just that.  Read More...

Elephante Brings Southern Italy and North Africa to Santa Monica

Seasoned restaurateur Nick Mathers, the visionary behind The Eveleigh, Goldie’s and Little Ruby in Los Angeles, opens his newest restaurant, Elephante. Mathers, who was the lead architect and designer on the project, was inspired by a recent trip to Southern Italy, specifically the picturesque islan  Read More...

The Knows Have It: ICA LA's INCOGNITO Art Sale Returns

For years, there were few events as hotly anticipated in the Los Angeles art world than the Santa Monica Museum of Art's INCOGNITO benefit art sale.  Read More...

Design Destination: Mud Australia

When it comes to dinnerware, what you eat off of can be almost as important to the enjoyment of a meal as what you eat. Presented on a beautiful plate, suddenly even something as familiar as a piece of toast becomes magical.  Read More...

San Francisco's Hotel Triton Debuts $6M Renovation

On a single street corner on San Francisco's Grant Avenue, three major neighborhoods converge: Union Square, Chinatown, and the Financial District.  Read More...

Now You Can Sleep in a Tequila Barrel Because Why Not?

When we started seeing headlines singing the praises of a tequila barrel hotel, we had to investigate. And sure enough, if you venture 45 minutes outside the town Guadalajara, you'll hit Tequila, Mexico, home to Matices Hotel de Barricas (which literally translates to "expression of barrels").  Read More...

Home Is Where The Art Is: UTA's New Artist Space

The arts arm of talent agency UTA (United Talent Agency) opens their new Ai Weiwei-designed gallery in Beverly Hills with a show entitled "One Shot".The show focuses on the work of the so-called "Color Field" artists -- a group that includes Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler an  Read More...

Cambria LAX Offers An Unexpected Airport Oasis

When Choice Hotels, one of the world's largest hospitality companies, launched a line of properties tailored for business travelers, skeptics may have questioned the staying power of the offshoot known as Cambria.  Read More...

Design Destination: The NoMad Hotel Los Angeles

Of all the places that have opened in the last year, The Nomad Hotel Los Angeles should be high on your list of places to visit when it comes to touring spots in Los Angeles with design clout. Located on the corner of 7th and Olive Streets in downtown, the Sydell Group (they’re also behind The Line  Read More...

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