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mod in milanAmid the sleek boutiques on Milan's Via della Spiga sits a new mecca for children's clothing made of cashmere and baby alpaca, flocked velvet and silk brocade. This is Pinco Pallino (freely translatable as "whoosiemajibbit"), a near-pe...
I live in London, and I'd never been to New York City. The best thing I did was go shopping. At F.A.O. Schwarz I bought a little elephant that walks when you push a button on its back, and clothes for my Madeline doll. I also visited the Statue of...
Here's a tip of the hat to the values that make this country great. We're not talking about motherhood and fair play. We talking value values: low-cost, deep discount, satisfaction-guaranteed values. The fact is, there are more ways to save mo...
Britain's bright young thing Over the past decade, Brighton has been gaining a reputation as one of England's coolest cities. With the recent debut of the 18-room Hotel Pelirocco, the seaside town finally has a hotel that fits its new image. In a ...
Like cigars and martinis, barbershop shaves are in again. What's behind the trend?Part nostalgia for the days when men gathered (and burst into song) around the barber's chair, and part New Man: Don't men deserve to be pampered, too?And most repor...
crunch yourself Experts tell how to keep on keeping fit Is your idea of exercise sprinting through the airport to catch a 6 a.m. plane?Time to check out Road Warrior Workout, a guide published this month under the auspices of Crunch fitness center...
Whenever I talk to Europeans who are here to see America, I tell them how important it is to explore the rest of the country, not just New York, Washington, Chicago, and Los Angeles. What about the rustic charms of Lake Tahoe and the Adirondacks, ...
In New York, no news travels faster than news of a deal. Still, a point of pride on this shopping-crazed island is knowing something others don't. So to have the addresses and dates of the city's best sample sales—slightly misnamed events where pr...
turkey's posh new padTurkey's nightlife capital, Bodrum, now has two landmarks: the seaside Castle of St. Peter and, perched on a hill above it, the striking Marmara Bodrum hotel. Earthy architect Ersen Gürsel and interior designer Christian Allar...
News on where to stay . . . what to see . . . what to buy . . . south african seascapeFamous among the surfing set, the waves off South Africa's Long Beach, a half-hour drive from Cape Town, can reach 35 feet. It was while watching her surfer son...
Step over the broken glass outside and enter Barmacy. The ultimate recycler, Deb Parker, has taken an old pharmacy and turned it into a hip downtown bar. The East Village, in spite of long being the bastion of Manhattan hip, has several theme ba...
To hear David Neeleman tell it, starting a budget airline in the crowded, difficult market of New York City is simple. Raising $128 million dollars? Piece of cake. Negotiating takeoff and departure times with the Department of Transportation? Walk...
San Francisco BeastsWith attractions based on children's books, an IMAX theater, and a dozen kid-friendly restaurants and shops, there's plenty to tickle the senses at Metreon, a new San Francisco entertainment complex. Find out where the wild thi...
The chefs we talked to bring adventure and wisdom to the American table—and they treat eating out en famille with equal parts passion and good sense. No, they don't feed the kids foie gras. But you won't (usually) catch them at Burger King, either...
Hanging on a wall in the office of New York police lieutenant George Pagan is a still from Casablanca captioned "Round up the usual suspects." But when it comes to crimes against tourists, "Round up the usual victims" might be more appropriate. C...