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6 Things to Know About Trump National Golf Club

6 Things to Know About Trump National Golf Club

With his Florida golf club, Mar-a-Lago, closed for the summer (too hot), President Trump is spending more time in our backyard at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. This high-end club nested in lush horse country is one of 17 Trump-branded private courses, but it’s known to be one of his favorites, and he […]

Pop-up Museum Highlights Fine Watchmaking

Pop-up Museum Highlights Fine Watchmaking

Appreciate a fine timepiece? Get thee to Manhattan for “The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition,” being held through July 23 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe has set up the two-story temporary museum to educate the public about mechanical timepieces and their history, including the brand’s significant American history with links to John […]

The Long and Short of It

The Long and Short of It

Guys, sure you look cool in your PT01 trousers, but feeling cool is just as important—especially when the temperature rises. One simple solution is to don a pair of shorts. But before you show a little leg, there are a few important things to consider. Here’s what to know: Get the proper length A couple […]

A New York Pied a Terre?

A New York Pied a Terre?

Well, not exactly. New York City’s last gilded-age mansion is up for grabs—to the tune of $50 million! Located in Manhattan, this prestigious six-story Beaux Arts limestone townhouse was once owned by the granddaughter of railroad baron Cornelius Vanderbilt. Originally built in 1905 for a stockbroker, it’s since had several buyers and sellers, including the […]

Go Backstage at Disney!

Go Backstage at Disney!

So the kids have worn you down, and you’re headed to Disney World—again. The world-renowned theme park in Florida is more than just Mickey Mouse and friends—the Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center and Hollywood Studios each make the trip a blast for the entire family. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or make an annual […]

Gardening Dos and Don’ts

Gardening Dos and Don’ts

You likely have a landscaper to trim the hedges and cut the lawn. But studies say it’s therapeutic working in the garden. (Could it be that we love getting our hands dirty in the soil, bringing forth something beautiful?) Alas, it isn’t always easy. There are a few things to keep in mind when it […]

3 Rum Drinks for Summer

3 Rum Drinks for Summer

Nothing says summer like a mixed drink made with rum. Beat the heat with these cocktails that taste like the islands: Dark ’n’ Stormy The unofficial drink of Bermuda supposedly got its name from an old sailor who compared the drink’s murky hue to the color of storm clouds. 4 ounces ginger beer 2 ounces […]

Your Perfect Picnic Outfit

Your Perfect Picnic Outfit

There’s nothing we love more in the summer months than to pack a picnic with our favorite gourmet foods and head outside to dine alfresco. But what to wear when you’re headed to an afternoon soiree in the grass? We’ve broken it down for ladies and gents: For ladies, your number-one rule is to ditch […]

Do You Talk to Your Pet? It’s a Sign of Intelligence!

Do You Talk to Your Pet? It’s a Sign of Intelligence!

Talk to your pet in a sweet little baby voice? People may give you funny looks, but don’t worry, you’re not nuts! In fact, anthropomorphizing—ascribing human form or attributes to an animal, plant or material object—is actually a sign of intelligence, says Nicholas Epley, professor of behavioral science at the University of Chicago, who said that […]

Art Outing

Art Outing

Bored with the beach? Looking for something different to do? Grab the family and take a day trip to Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, New York, about an hour and 45-minute drive north to the lower Hudson Valley. Featuring more than 100 large-scale sculptures on 500 acres of open fields, hills and woodlands, […]