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ART DECO: DELHI'S UNSUNG ARCHI

If you take the Metro from Rajiv Chowk to Rajouri Garden, it's easy to spot the veritable treasure trove of Art Deco heritage structures en route – built in the period of global economic resurgence between the First and the Second World Wars. The …

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At Restaurant Lorena's in Maplewood, a Menu Built Around Vegetables

Its presentation and style, in fact, was as old as it was when Julia Child first attempted to master the art of French cooking at Le Cordon Bleu in 1949. In its traditional way, however, the crepe was simply delicious and, at certain moments …

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A Full Floor at One57 for $47.78 Million

John Burger of Brown Harris Stevens represented the sellers, James and Anna M. Fantaci, who gut renovated the apartment to include Art Nouveau-style features like a bowed asymmetrical doorway, along with modern conveniences like integrated Crestron …

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The weirdest thing I did to save money

“This sounds like another middle-class woman playing at money saving but it was a powerful and empowering experience that took me far beyond my comfort zone. And I was already using most usual saving hacks and then some, anyway. To buy three ski lift …

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When John Ashbery Was New York's Art Critic

there is a sensuous richness in the paint and in the decorative Art Nouveau swirl of sunset clouds, an excitement in the vertiginously receding perspective of the bridge, that gild this too bitter pill and persuade one to swallow it, to accept it and …

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Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in wreck

The four inmates who survived were taken to Medical Center Hospital, which bars relatives from visiting any inmate who comes to the hospital in Odessa for treatment, spokeswoman Tiffany Harston said. Three of the men were in critical condition Thursday …

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Couple sue Thomson after falling 'horrendously' ill on honeymoon to Dominican …

'Thomson closely audits all resorts to which we operate to ensure that health, hygiene and comfort levels are maintained in line with industry standards. 'As this case is now subject to legal proceedings it would be inappropriate for us to comment …

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Travel expert lobbies for extra-wide seats on planes to fit 'passengers of size'

… extreme cases crew can refuse to let overweight passengers board flights. George Hobica suggests adding one or two rows of 'economy-class wide' seats to planes instead, similar to the economy comfort seating which is offered by American Airline Delta.

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Master of Instagram: Yener Torun's minimalist architecture shot on iPhones

Like a slightly obsessed Art Nouveau architectural Indiana Jones, Yener became passionately driven in uncovering these rainbow-coloured edifices to share with the world, but the 32-year-old architect's biggest challenge was finding them in the first place.

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Namibia guide: From Mad Max to wildlife watching, it's an enticingly weird and …

More decoratively, German architecture enriches Swapokmund, where there are masterpieces of Jugendstil (German Art Nouveau) that make you feel you're walking in the Black Forest rather than beside the Atlantic. Stranger still is Luderitz, in the south …

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Two tries against Fiji lift Hong Kong's spirits in Tokyo

Hong Kong's Olympic qualifying campaign may have received the kind of kick-start it needed when the Asian sevens champions scored two tries in a losing cause against Fiji at the Japan Sevens on Saturday. Crossing the line twice against one of the best …

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Pamella Roland

It was all about toned-down dressing at Pamella Roland for fall — at least as toned down as eveningwear can get. Inspired by Paris in the Seventies, as well as Alicia Drake's book “The Beautiful Fall,” Roland opened her show with a tribute to Yves …

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Hong Kong Sevens 2015 fixtures & results

Friday, 27 March 2015. Pool, Time, Team-1, Score, Team-2. G, 13:00, Zimbabwe, 36-0, Guyana. G, 13:22, Spain, 27-5, Tonga. F, 13:44, PNG, 19-0, Tunisia. F, 14:06, Russia, 14-7, South Korea. E, 14:28, Uruguay, 21-0, Mexico. E, 14:50, Hong Kong, 12-17 …

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Fratello Classics: 5 Vintage Watches For the Budget-Minded Aficionado

Alpina Sea-Strong Startimer Let's say you are on a budget of $1,000 – $1,500 for a nice timepiece. If you care about things like warranty, water resistance, no maintenance for the next five years and so on, you may want to skip this week's Fratello …

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EBD's Top 10 Places to Visit in Europe

Ljubljana has one of the best-preserved Baroque quarters in Central Europe that blends harmoniously with the younger Art Nouveau buildings. In the first half of the 20th century, it was blessed with the talent of world known architect Jože Plečnik, who …

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Amber Heard is slinky while Reese Witherspoon opts for navy at Blue Book …

It was 'invitation only' at Tiffany & Co.'s 2015 Blue Book Collection celebration dinner and the ladies certainly earned theirs. Amber Heard rivaled the jewelry being honoured that night as she sashayed to the venue at ABC Kitchen in New York City on …

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[Jewelry making - Article 00190] – [Orchid] [Tidbits] Lalique …

It was created–as you may have surmised by my extremely cryptic title–by the master of Art Nouveau jewelry. Monsieur Rene Lalique himself. I know I've written about Lalique before. I add here some things I may have missed …

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Montblanc to Apple: Our Swiss Smartwatch Will Outlast Yours

“Our products should have very long life cycles,” Schmiedt said at Montblanc's watch factory, housed in an Art Nouveau villa in the rural Swiss town of Le Locle. “In modern technologies the life cycle is exactly the opposite. It may be the hottest …

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Plane accidentally sent out hijacking signal after pilot presses wrong button

A plane forced into an emergency landing because of a technical fault, accidentally sent out a hijacking signal after the pilot pressed the wrong button. Ground crew mistakenly believed that the Vietnam Airlines jet which had been travelling from Ho …

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EasyJet pilot contracts serious strain of salmonella in Egypt

A holidaymaker has launched legal action after his family getaway to Egypt turned into a nightmare when he contracted salmonella. What's more, when he returned to the UK, Alex Comley's illness was allegedly deemed so severe he was unable to return to …

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World's great divided cities: The most enchanting cities split into two halves

WEST MOSTAR With its neoclassical and art nouveau buildings, West Mostar feels much more modern than its eastern counterpart. Highlights include the charming little Crooked Bridge and Spanski Trg, which was once on the front line of the fighting.

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Ghent's gourmet gems

Even in a country filled with picturesque cities, Ghent is something special. It combines a medieval streetscape with industrial architecture; a reverence for tradition with a young, hip energy. It also happens to have one of Belgium's most exciting …

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The Art of the Poster

When most museums put on poster exhibits, they tend to walk viewers through the histories of different artistic styles, ranging from Art Nouveau to Bauhaus. So when the Smithsonian's newly renovated and re-energized Cooper Hewitt Design Museum in New …

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Faux Fabergé Egg Contains Bible Fragment That Landed On The Moon

One of the more unusual objects on display during the recent preview of Bonhams Space History Sale was a modern 3.5 x 1.5 inch “Fabergé egg.” Encased inside the egg is a microfiche version of a 50-page fragment from the King James Bible. That fragment …

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The Great, Great White Way – MailOnline goes to Broadway and discovers it's …

My guide, Nikki Padilla, was – obviously – a part-time actor herself and enthusiastically talks like a kid in a candy shop about the area of New York she desperately wants to her mark on. Nikki is like a walking encyclopedia. Within two hours she's …

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And baby came too… A relaxing trip to Costa Rica is living proof that long …

Having travelled through the country on rickety buses with backpacks for several weeks on our honeymoon a few years before, this trip was to be all about comfort, ease and relaxation. Any relatively new, tired parents will know that once you've packed …

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Air Astana launches economy sleeper class on flights between London and …

Kazakhstan's national airline is offering passengers the chance to sprawl out across an entire row on long-haul flights – at three times the cost of a single economy seat. Air Astana's new economy sleeper class combines three seats so passengers can …

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Hotels in Chinese city of Sanya have the best reputation in the world

Anyone looking for a guaranteed high-quality hotel stay knows one universal truth: depending on where you are in the world, accommodations can be seriously hit or miss. But, as it turns out, it really does depend on exactly where you're holidaying. For …

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How budget travel has evolved from hippies, the original backpackers, to …

'Flashpackers represent the keen wanderers of Generation X that crave adventure in more comfort – an en suite bathroom, boutique hotel and, of course, authentic cultural experiences,' Turner explains.. 'The average flashpacker backpack is full of the …

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Street Artist Fred Le Chevalier Brings French Deco To Miami

Born in, Angoulême France, le Chevalier's work incorporates elements of Art Nouveau, Deco, and Surrealism to create a sensibility uniquely his own. New Times caught the artist while he was in residence at Soho Beach House, injecting the member's only …

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Wine investment scam artist ordered to pay back £751k

Wine investment scam artist ordered to pay back £751k. Daniel Snelling, from Sutton, was the director of two companies – Nouveau World Wines Ltd and Finbow Wines Ltd – between June 2007 and September 2009. share on Facebook; share on Twitter …

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An Inspector Calls: Celebrity spotting (but no selfies, please) and gilt-edged …

What we have is gilt-edged glamour, superb service, outrageously comfortable beds, terrific food, wines that start at less than £20 a bottle – and a doorman called Darvin who represented St Lucia in the high jump at the London Olympics. 'I didn't make …

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Ko seizes share of LPGA Founders Cup lead

She rebounded with her seventh birdie of the day at the par-four eighth and capped her round with a par to share the clubhouse lead with Germany's Sophia Popov and Americans Kim Kaufman and Tiffany Joh. Ko said her score could have been lower.

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Travelling 1000 years in a step: Hiking the ancient Sentiers de Transhumance …

Dawn was breaking as we pulled out of Calvi station, and the town's medieval citadel, perched on a headland, was bathed in the rosy glow of the first rays of sunlight. Trundling along the coast on the narrow-gauge railway, I was heading deep into the …

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Wine investment scam artist ordered to play £751k

Wine investment scam artist ordered to play £751k. Daniel Snelling, from Sutton, was the director of two companies – Nouveau World Wines Ltd and Finbow Wines Ltd – between June 2007 and September 2009. share on Facebook; share on Twitter; share

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