By Brian E. Clark The  360-degree view from Mount Soledad, which rises to a height of 822 feet above La Jolla and is home to a veterans’ memorial, is stunning in its expanse:  One a clear day, you can see Orange County to the north. To the south, downtown San Diego and beyond

By Anita Stewart It was a glorious autumn day when we pulled into the Farm on the campus of the University of British Columbia. The kale was almost fully harvested; the beehives were a buzzing flurry of activity and the hens were busily foraging in their movable open-pasture enclosure. UBC

  By Everett Potter A case can be made that Monhegan Island is the most romantic spot on the rocky coast of Maine. Shaped like a whale, this tidy little island of granite and evergreens lies 12 miles off the coast. It has stony beaches and dramatic 160-foot cliffs, where

By Julie Snyder In Portland, taking time to smell the roses isn’t just a figure of speech—it’s a favorite pastime for both visitors and locals. There’s petal power aplenty behind the long-held monikers of “City of Roses” and “Rose City.” Portland evidently owes it rosy reputation to an 1837 wedding

By Marian Betancourt Photos by Bridget McFall Most of the curious crowds visiting the repurposed Hudson Yards are on land, strolling along a foundation built over rail yards, but this newly created West Side neighborhood makes an impressive addition to the Manhattan skyline when viewed from the water. The fittingly

By Shari Hartford Sometimes you find an oasis in the middle of a desert. In this case, the desert is Times Square. Sure there are colorful bright lights and Broadway show marquees, but there are also the hawkers, the crowds, the noise and, lately, the nefarious folk dressed in cartoon

By Brian E. Clark At first blush, the brick and glass facade on the new SOPHY® Hyde Park in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood looks like a restored former warehouse or apartment building. But truth be told, the site where the chic hotel is located at the corner of 53rd Street

By Everett Potter What is the ideal summer vacation for a European sports car enthusiast? How about driving a Ferrari 488 GTB, a Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet or a Maserati Gran Cabrio MC Ferrari through the Swiss Alps? Thanks to the Swiss-based company Leo Trippi, you can do just that,

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