The Beatles on the Beach

1963. Tenerife. A few photos among friends.

Truly, a Literary Lion

George Plimpton, author of Paper Lion, made his biggest imprint with the Paris Review.

Who Chooses History?

The National Park Service has decided that L.A. architect Richard Neutra’s landmark Cyclorama Center—which has stood at the Gettysburg battlefield for more than 40 years—now detracts from the historic nature of the site.

Hong Kong Foodie

Take one of the tastiest cities on earth, a cosmopolitan melting pot with a population of more than 7 million insatiable eaters. Add Chris Cosentino, the American chef with the most fearless appetite in the business. It’s a foolproof recipe for the eating adventure of a lifetime.

Nov 2012

Revolutionaries, Eight Days a Week

The long and winding road of Beatlemania.

Stone Solid Satisfaction

The history of rock, “According to the Rolling Stones.”

American Eden

In the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, Blackberry Farm—garden hideaway, culinary mecca, workshop for the soul—is not only growing a reputation as the country’s ultimate resort; it’s planting the seeds of a new way of life.

Oct 2012

The Original Iron Chef

In the kitchen with Jacques Pépin.

Oct 2008

The President’s Analyst

Robert A. Caro, who’s on his third volume on LBJ, has stuck to his subject and methods as a biographer.

No One Knows What It’s Like to Be the Adman

Peter Arnell is just looking for a little understanding.

Jun 2009
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Waxing Brazilian

With stuffed animals, bubble wrap, and the occasional stray flip-flop, São Paulo’s Campana brothers bring a touch of the absurd—and serious craftsmanship—to high design.

May 2008
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Pennsylvania Dutch Treat

Along the back roads around the fields of Lancaster County, farmers and chefs are producing America’s last pure regional cuisine.

Aug 2010
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Mrs. Stones

Patti Hansen is not only a supermodel, a style icon, and for 28 years the wife of the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards. She is a businesswoman, a cancer survivor, a churchgoer, and the mother of two young women—Theodora and Alexandra Richards—who are following in her footsteps.

Dec 2011

The Transformer

Yves Béhar has conquered industrial design. Now, with his $100 laptop, he has a chance to change the world.

Dec 2008

How This Half Lives

In the hippest new design publications, life is, well, messy. Explore a new world of interiors.

Playing the Beatles Rock Band with Giles Martin

Playing “The Beatles: Rock Band” with its creators at Abbey Road Studios.

Hammer Time

A crash course in natural building at the Yestermorrow School in Vermont.

Waltz across Memphis

Apr 2003

It Isn’t Even a Record

Big Star’s power pop legacy.

Apr 2010

Estate of Grace

An exploration of how Mitchell Denburg, an American photographer and designer, turned his unpromising Guatemalan property into a spectacular estate.

Nik Cohn’s Fever Dream

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On the Argentine Wine Route

The vast territory known as the Cuyo is often compared to Napa for its near-perfect weather, comfortable lodging, and glorious wines.
Nov 2002