Sophisticated. Elegant. Exciting. No one who has flown commercial airlines lately would use those words to describe his or her experience. But in the 1950s and 1960s, air travel was the zenith of glamour. And nowhere was that more apparent than in the new airports built during the era. Designed to evoke a space-age, futuristic […]
Over the boardwalk — an architectural trove of mid-century kitsch.
In Brooklyn, a trove of shops offer mid-century modern treasures awaits.
Some like it raw. That’s the attraction at Philadelphia’s Oyster House, where you can sling back a Manhattan, slurp down a Cape May salt oyster, and watch shuckers at work. Sam Mink, 35, has transformed his father’s landmark restaurant, Sansom Street Oyster House, stripping the walls and updating the menu. A third generation restaurateur, Mink […]
Ten minutes into my first visit to Annecy, France, something plopped to the pavement. It was my heart.
A stay at the new Hotel Jules gives a frequent Paris visitor the chance to get acquainted with the 9th arrondisement.
The fresh-squeezed juice, the smoked fish, the popovers. So, what’s not to like? New York’s Upper West Side has always been a feast for the tastebuds — writer Stacia Friedman returns for a tour.
Who is visiting the great chefs of Europe? In Lyon, Stacia Friedman eats and then eats some more.
I tell people I moved to Chestnut Hill — a leafy neighborhood about 10 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia– to be near the bike trails of the Wissahickon Woods. Read my hips. I was really more interested in the trail of powdered sugar leading to the few remaining private bakeries in town
In Nancy, salivating over Art Nouveau inspired, say, by the curve of a swan’s neck or the swoop of a lily in bloom.