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Cheap lobster has meant fast-food for all, but the mayo-crustacean combo isn't …

By the 1950s, lobster prices up again, Hollywood and the Rockefellers were serving it at society parties, and the nouveau riche at home followed suit. Lobster proved the ultimate social climber. Back in this century, conditions … And while Subway …

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Top 10 luxury brand digital campaigns of Q1

To usher in springtime, the retailer and jeweler also staged an interactive pop-up boutique that celebrated Fabergé's iconic egg shape March 3-28. The Brompton Road window displays and the pop-up were linked to create an immersive experience for …

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Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall on how she will bring the party to heel

It was when she looked at the stricken face of her friend Vicky Fowler, who had just lost Nuneaton to the Tories. “She was totally and utterly crushed,” says Liz. “She'd been expected to take that seat and she'd worked to make it happen. “But the …

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Charleston church shooting: Recap updates on killings as gunman opens fire

Nine people have been killed after a white gunman entered a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and opened fire. One other person was wounded and taken to a hospital, Chief Gregory Mullen told reporters about four hours …

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Corks & Forks: Discovering port along Portugal's Douro River

Be sure to take in such sights such as Sé Catedral; browse the traditional Bolhao Market; linger over afternoon tea at elegant Majestic Café (circa 1921 Art Nouveau cafe; admire blue-tiled buildings (dating to 1763 and beyond) known as azulejo; head …

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Cleveland Warehouse District festival brings acrobats, music, art, cute dogs …

Yet, the Warehouse District remains the most diverse dining districts in the area – where Greek, Japanese, Portuguese, Brazilian, Mexican and various takes on American classic and nouveau cuisines cohabitate and continue to attract crowds from the area.

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Alesha Dixon steps out in stunning gown but can hardly MOVE at the Glamour …

Struggling with that tight dress Alesha or is it the fishtail you can't move along? Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Pinterest. Alesha is struggling to bend… "Style over comfort, style over comfort." Were those the words running through Alesha Dixon 's head …

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Rod Stewart forces himself to be silent at home – to save his singing voice

“It's all about being comfortable with what you do, who you are, what you wear, what you say and who you mix with,” says the star, who is currently doing a stint as a resident performer at the Colosseum venue at the world famous Caesars Palace hotel in …

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Heartbreak as girl refuses to leave dad's hospital bedside as he dies from …

A heartbroken daughter clung onto her father's lifeless body after he died from horror head injuries inflicted by a drunken thug. Ella Dixon, six, refused to believe her dad Mark had died as she screamed by his hospital bedside. She had to be dragged …

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Art Nouveau | Musei Italiani

Art Nouveau. Towards 1890 a new artistic culture focussed on interpreting the concept of “modernity” began to emerge: Art Nouveau. This movement used a modern visual language that rejected all reference to the past, …

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"Barbara Macklowe: Floreale" to Open August 22 at Lawrence Fine Art

Macklowe and husband Lloyd own the Macklowe Gallery on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, which specializes in Art Nouveau, estate jewelry, and other antiques. Their personal collection of Art Nouveau furniture and design was recently featured in the Wall …

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Kendall + Kylie Jenner's New Shoe Line: An Exclusive First Look

It's a sunny afternoon in Los Angeles and the girls are in a sweltering showroom downtown — an Art Nouveau space in the garment district with nothing but heirloom fans barely mustering a breeze. Both are dressed in figure-hugging, all-black looks …

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'Faberge: Jeweler to the Tsars' exhibit opens June 20 at Oklahoma City Museum …

More than 230 rare and luxurious objects from the House of Faberge will be celebrated in the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's special exhibition “Faberge: Jeweler to the Tsars,” on view June 20 through Sept. 27. The exhibition not only immerses visitors …

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Cruel conman jailed for plundering life savings of elderly widow and gambling …

With her money gone, Mrs Jameson is now facing a less comfortable retirement than she and her husband had planned. "It's heartbreaking,'' she said. "I don't know what my husband would say if he was here, but he would be devastated. "I was sucked in by …

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Amsterdam Is Booming: Where to Stay Now on the Canals

FORBESLIFE HOME. LOG IN · SIGN UP. INSIDE FORBESLIFE. Travel. Cars & Bikes. Style. Planes & Boats. Homes. Watches & Jewelry. Tech. Food & Drink. Arts. Gifts. MORE FROM FORBES. Forbes.com · Investing Newsletters · Conferences · Press Room …. I went to …

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Madonna and daughter Lourdes wear matching outfits to Met Gala after party

Both mother and daughter finished off their looks with blinging gold jewellery. Getty. The duo were heading to Rihanna's private star-studded after party, which was also attended by the likes of Jennifer Lawrence and Kylie and Kendall Jenner. The …

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Mum-of-three sent vile gay-hate abuse to her son's teacher after she was …

A mum-of-three sent homophobic abuse to one of her son's teachers after she had been banned from the school, a court heard. Thomas O'Brien, a head of year, was left traumatised by the "vitriolic language" used by Angela Linton in her boy's student …

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The former Chinese army colonel turned sex-change dance star

Built in 1934 by Sir Victor Sassoon — the Harrow and Cambridge-educated real estate tycoon responsible for much of the city's art-deco architecture — Grosvenor House is testament to a once-despised foreign occupation but is now one of the most …

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RECAP: Jeremy Jackson REMOVED from Celebrity Big Brother as it happened

The shocking incident occurred on Friday night after Jeremy, 34, got a little too drunk after the housemates took part in live face-to-face nominations for the first time. Chloe went into the bathroom to check on Jeremy, who was vomiting after drinking …

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Prince Charles and Camilla celebrate 10 years of marriage which have brought …

She shares some beauty secrets with the Duchess of Cambridge but, says Seward, is not in the least bit vain and part of the attraction for Charles is that she is so comfortable in her own skin. Camilla suffers from a bad back, which has forced her to …

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Princess of Cambridge is already worth £80m as royal baby boosts economy

Kate and William's new arrival is barely two days old but the little princess has already provided a boost to the economy worth an estimated £80million. As the commemorative mugs, plates and T-shirts flew off the shelves, experts predicted she will …

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'I have spent my entire life thinking I was black, but I was wrong': Amazing …

Verda Byrd has spent her entire life thinking she was black – but it was not until the age of 70 that she discovered she was in fact white. She was born Jeanette Beagle in September 1942, but after her father walked out on the family and her mum became …

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Snooker legend Willie Thorne reveals he is battling prostate cancer but vows …

He says his gambling addiction, and the resulting debts, had spun out of control, with money lenders even threatening to slice off Jill's fingers and take her jewellery to pay off loans. Fearful for the future, he said: “It is just one thing after …

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Rago Announced Its Fall/Winter 2015 Auctions

Jewelry and couture without reserves, includes a varied selection of late 19th thru 20th century antique and period jewelry, modern gemstone jewelry, engagement and bridal jewelry, designer fashion jewelry and bijoux, as well as designer couture …

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The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh – Review

For our pots of tea, I chose the Ginger Chai with milk and my Mum chose the Russian Caravan with lemon, with both served in silver teapots with art nouveau style china cups and saucers. For the first part of our afternoon tea, we were served the …

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Three Stunning Cinema Presentations Return To The Big Screen

Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the …

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Skinny jeans and 12 other fashion items that should come with a health warning

They look comfortable and harmless but flip-flops can also generate their fair share of health problems. In fact the NHS spends a staggering £40million a year treating injuries caused by wearing flip-flops. They offer no arch support or heel cushioning …

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Beer, Polaroids and Public Art: A Flash Tour of Brussels' Zoom Hotel

It's in the new part of town – up a steep hill from the old city center – but “new” in Brussels means “world-famous art nouveau architecture”. Ixelles, and nearby Chatelain, is where you'll want to be in the evenings, and where you'll want to go for …

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Charles 'concerned over Clutha'

It was on May 23 last year, as students were preparing for their degree shows, when flames engulfed the Grade A-listed Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, with its prized library being one of the main casualties. Charles donned a hard hat to go inside …

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Bradford City chairman slams BBC for snubbing giant killers' FA Cup clash …

On a week when the marriage of convenience between football and TV was consummated by a £5.1billion sweetener, Bradford City co-chairman Mark Lawn is seething at the game's “hypocritical” paymasters. Bradford are the giant-killers that TV forgot.

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Support for Official Languages in New Brunswick

… August 31, 2016, the Fédération des jeunes francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick aims to enable 1,000 young people aged 14 to 18 to improve their public-speaking ability and give them the opportunity to take part in a summit on the art of public speaking.

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Italian Liberty, censimento fotografico degli edifici Art Nouveau

Italian Liberty, censimento fotografico degli edifici Art Nouveau Realizzare un censimento fotografico degli edifici liberty in Italia, per valorizzare le eccellenze architettoniche del nostro Paese, da nord a sud: è l'obiettivo del libro 'Italian …

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Charles 'concerned over Clutha'

It was on May 23 last year, as students were preparing for their degree shows, when flames engulfed the Grade A-listed Charles Rennie Mackintosh building, with its prized library being one of the main casualties. Charles donned a hard hat to go inside …

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EastEnders' Pam St Clement's FURIOUS f-word rant at railway worker after he …

EastEnders legend Pam St Clement reportedly left a railway worker close to tears after telling him to "f*** off" when he joked: "Pat Butcher? I thought you were dead." The 73-year-old star, who played the popular character on the BBC soap for 26 years …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. … Brick Yard Gallery, Christine McHugh, self-taught impressionist from Springfield, Bucks County …

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