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Tips and Articles in England

Les Touilleurs, Montreal This sleek white shop in Mile End sells a global range of gear for making the soufflés and terrines of the classic Gallic repertoire. Don’t Miss: Local craftwork, such as Mapleware scoop-shaped paddles by Québécois arti...
Designer Terence Conran’s new six-story Boundary complex is making waves in the gritty-glam neighborhood of Shoreditch. Within the converted Victorian printing house: Albion, a perfectly curated high-end food shop and laid-back streetside café; a ...
See our slideshow of Europe’s Hottest New Artists. Just as the fast-paced life of Manhattan has a staring role in the films of Woody Allen, and the eccentric streets of Baltimore are John Water’s muse, artists everywhere are influenced by the pla...
Chicago: The Look of the New One of America’s greatest encyclopedic museums, the Art Institute of Chicago, is breathing new life into its hallowed halls with an ambitious transformation that leaves few corners of the venerable 130-year-old instit...
The story of the western world, it has been said, is the story of men holed up in hotel rooms straining to draw connections between the more far-flung elements of reality. I have in mind Nikola Tesla grappling with electricity and magnetism at the...
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art is honoring its outgoing director with “The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions” (October 24–February 1; metmuseum.org), showcasing some 300 of the more than 84,00...
Conceived by Karl Lagerfeld, designed by Zaha Hadid, and commissioned by the house that Coco built to mark the 50th anniversary of an iconic handbag, the Chanel Mobile Art pavilion is a provocative synthesis of style, culture, and commerce. The ro...
London The latest British production to look to Hollywood is Rain Man (Apollo Theatre; through December 20; rainmanonstage.com), Dan Gordon’s adaptation of the 1988 Barry Levinson hit. Josh Hartnett steps into the Tom Cruise role. Meanwhile, the ...
A Perfect Glass Ceiling With the reopening of the public courtyard at the British Museum, architect Norman Foster has transformed the museum's core into Europe's largest covered square, placing it beneath an expanse of undulating glass and steel....
Americans have always been drawn to Paris, but Yankee artists of the late 19th century were transformed by it. "Americans in Paris 1860–1900," a new exhibition at London's National Gallery (www.nationalgallery.org.uk; February 22–May 2...
Cultural Hit List Art Europe London "Louise Bourgeois," at Tate Modern (Oct. 10–Jan. 20; tate.org.uk). Surrealist, Expressionist, and conceptual artist Bourgeois is still going strong in her nineties. This show, which spans seven decades of dra...
Peninsula New York Favorite Dish Cart hot dog Why We Love It Nathan Handwerker made his namesake franks famous on New York City streets more than 90 years ago. Today, Peninsula chef Thomas Piede updates the classic with local sausages and house-...
See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009. In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of new hotels around the globe. What makes 2009 different?Properties closer to home really caught ...
Americans crossing the Atlantic for golf have so many excellent British links to play they rarely venture inland. When they do leave the coastlines of Britain and Ireland, it’s to play the heathland gems—Walton Heath, St. George’s Hill, Sunningdal...
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris Sedaris can turn the most mundane events—going to the movies, visiting his sister in Boston—into laugh-out-loud comedy. (Little, Brown, $24.95) Now Is the Time To Open Your Heart by Alice...