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Peninsula Classics Best of the Best 2017
A 1954 Maserati A6GCS/53 Berlinetta with coach-work by Pininfarina takes this year’s prize
by Josh Rubin
The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best was created in 2016 by the Hong Kong-based luxury hotel group to add a layer of celebration on top of the world’s most important vintage car awards. It’s a complement to The Quail Motorsports Gathering which...
DESIGN
“Citroën: The Man, The Marque, The Mystique” at Mullin Automotive Museum
A comprehensive look at one of the most revered automakers in history
by CH Contributor
by Andrew Maness Tucked away in a nondescript warehouse in an industrial park 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles in Oxnard, California, is the Mullin Automotive Museum. The unusual location is rather fitting for the current exhibit filling the well...
FOOD + DRINK
BlackTail's Gangsterismo Era Cocktail Menu
On their first anniversary, the "Best New American Cocktail Bar" introduces an engaging narrative-driven menu and drinks
by David Graver
At this year's Tales of the Cocktail—the largest and most prestigious spirits and cocktail trade show in the US—New York City's BlackTail at Pier A took home the award for "Best New American Cocktail Bar." It wasn't much of a surprise as the gentleman...
TRAVEL
Upstate New York's The DeBruce Inn
A 14-room lodge and restaurant showcasing the best of the state's wilderness
by Nara Shin
For New Yorkers googling "Livingston Manor," the bar in downtown Brooklyn pops up first, before the hamlet in upstate New York. It's likely due to proximity but also maybe the search engine algorithm doubts interest in a town whose population clocked...
DESIGN
Roman and Williams for eBay Collective
Rare, inspiring pieces selected by the award-winning design firm
by David Graver
In October 2016, eBay Collective launched as a destination for fine art and interior design. An e-commerce platform with rigorous guidelines and harboring one-of-a-kind objects, it grew into a resource for both consumers and designers. Celebrated design...
TRAVEL
The Native Hotel, Malibu
Design firm Folklor breathes new life into a charmed property
by CH Contributor
by Adam Robb The faint lettering of the former Malibu Riviera Motel's logo peeks out beneath the roadside signage now in use by The Native Hotel. The newest illumination in the sleepy coastal town's night sky, rising from a thicket of palm trees...
DESIGN
Dusen Dusen Home Collection
A colorful, comfortable third collection of pillows, towels and more
by Katie Olsen
Known for their bright, playful designs, Brooklyn-based Dusen Dusen has just released its third Home Collection and, as expected, it's bold but comfortable. Inspired by the brain's reaction to movement, color, and contrast, founder and designer...
STYLE
Hair Oils for All Genders
After a summer of sun and sea, nourish your tresses with these products
by CH Editors
No matter your gender or hair type, there's an oil out there for you. Chances are it's also better for your tresses than several other products that offer short-term benefits, but in the long run end up building up on your hair and leaving it drab...
CULTURE
Happy Hour Agency's Pop-Up Dining Art
Chateau Le Sploosh makes a splash with creative cocktails
by CH Contributor
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick At the edge of LA's Highland Park neighborhood, a group called the Happy Hour Agency has attracted a reputation for making good times by creating experiences that combine inventive cocktail-making with a pop art...
DESIGN
Tech-Forward Climbing Gear
New products that make your outdoor adventures easier and safer
by Katharine Erwin
Technology in climbing is nothing new—the industry is always evolving to assist humans with their mountain pursuits. That said, the tech keeps getting better. Gear is getting lighter, more durable, more functional and more fluid, giving climbers an...
LISTEN UP
ListenUp
New tunes from The National, QUIÑ, Circuit des Yeux and DOOM in this week's musical wrap-up
by CH Editors
QUIÑ feat. SYD: Sticky Situation From her upcoming second EP Dream Girl, LA-based QUIÑ's "Sticky Situation" features Syd (of The Internet) and is super-breezy and sultry. Complete with immaculate electronic production by Krys$hun, the track illuminates...
LINK ABOUT IT
Link About It: This Week's Picks
Icelandic folktales, bamboo basketball courts, mobile gardens and more in our look around the web
by CH Editors
1. PIDO's Mobile Community Garden Designed by Beijing architecture firm People's Industrial Design Office (PIDO), there's a new community farm that goes further—quite literally. PIDO's mobile garden is built atop two bicycles, so the entire community...
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