By LISA KLEIN Miami is a dynamic city that has international homebuyers flocking to Florida’s southern shore. Home to a collection of high-end residences connected to hospitality brands, luxury lifestyle brands such as Aston Martin, Fendi Casa, Missoni, Porsche, Armani Casa and Baccarat are erecting their own towers to house the global elite. “We have buyers from all over the world – Miami is a very international city,” said Jesse Ottley, president of development sales for Cervera Real Estate, a Miami brokerage firm working with the Aston Martin Residences.
By LISA KLEIN Each year the international design community meets in Milan for the Salone del Mobile, a showcase of the best furniture, materials, textiles and accessories in the industry. Usually held in April and celebrating its 60th year in 2022, this year’s edition took place Sept. 5-10 and was dubbed the "supersalone" for its grand comeback from last year’s pandemic cancellation.
By LISA KLEIN Summer and winter are peak times for travel, from beach-bound family vacations to ski holidays at mountain chalets, but fall, too, can be prime for extraordinary experiences. Travelers can not only take advantage of fewer crowds but enjoy things that only happen during the season. “For those who can get away in the fall, it is one of the best times to travel, with fewer people traveling and more availability for hotels, experiences and restaurants,” said Joan Roca, CEO and founder of Essentialist, a membership-based travel service that utilizes expertise from travel writers around the world.
By LISA KLEIN In lieu of its prestigious culinary industry awards this year, the James Beard Foundation held a ceremony to recognize the impact that leaders in the independent restaurant world have had throughout the pandemic. The James Beard Awards: Stories of Resilience and Leadership, hosted by 2019 James Beard Rising Star Chef Award winner and former Top Chef contestant Kwame Onwuachi, focused on honoring those that lifted their communities up from an industry hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis. “Even when people were hurting most they still wanted to serve others,” said Claire Reichenbach, the foundation’s CEO, of the honorees.
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