Once in a great while, you stumble onto a story that is just so full of wonder and intrigue, that you have to share it. Enter Effie Brooks Theodate Pope Riddle, and the Hill-Stead mansion.
Move over Big Sur, French Riviera and other world-renowned scenic drives, and make room for one more: Canada’s Sea To Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler is breathtaking and gets you very close to heaven on earth.
Santa Claus is coming to town…to the town of Whistler, that is, in British Columbia. He’s making a list and checking it twice so as not to miss any of the action-packed activities and après-ski excitement awaiting him in this winter paradise.
Hotel Lobby Lobby of The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Fairmont Chateau Whistler spa
Alexis Lauren Casady and David Harrison Cohen were married Aug. 7 with a ceremony and reception at the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., at Troon North. Following a honeymoon to Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, a second reception was held at the Caenen Castle in Shawnee Mission, Kan.
A ren’t we all grateful to philanthropists who actually care about the legacy they leave for the future? I am confident that is the case with Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), the leading steel industrialist of his day. He not only left a remarkable testament to architecture with his home at 1 East 70th St. in New York City, but he managed to amass one of the finest collections of art, from paintings to sculpture and textiles to porcelain.