Prestigious Colgate Sailing Schools Celebrates 50 years with Grand Prizes
Offshore Sailing School Chairman Steve Colgate has announced a yearlong celebration commemorating the 50-year-old sailing school. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, with eight sailing vacation and commuter locations, the school has taught more than 130,000 adults and their families to sail or hone their sailing skills since Olympian and America’s Cup sailor, Colgate, founded it in 1964.
Audi A3 Bi-Coastal Launch
Just last week, Audi celebrated the launch of the all-new Audi A3 with exclusive bicoastal events featuring performances by Janelle Monáe in Los Angeles and M. I.
LA Food & Wine: A-List Chefs, Talent and Cars from Around the Country
Dustin Downing courtesy of Los Angeles Food & Wine
Whether it was Chicago chef extraordinaire Grant Achatz building a tower of bourbon based cocktails in the Lexus tent or singer Gavin DeGraw jumping on a white sofa in the VIP lounge to serenade a lucky few during his raw, energetic performance, LA Food & Wine held plenty of surprises during its third year.
As for the food, we loved the hen egg on brioche with truffle butter and crispy prosciutto from 1833 in Monterrey, almost as much as the blood sausage from Taberna Arros y Di tapas bar in Santa Monica on the last night of the festival.
Cutting Edge Green Cars at Dwell on Design This June
If you’re looking for cutting-edge automotive deisgn, including hybrid, hydrogen and electric tehcnology, look no further than Dwell on Design. The annual showcase takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 21-23, 2013 featuring 400 exhibitors, 200 speakers, 2,000 products, and an expected attendance of 30,000.
Luxury Lifestyle Event in Westlake Village Reveals New Rolls-Royce Wraith
The highly anticipated, closely-guarded unveiling of the Rolls-Royce fleet of cars was finally revealed last night with Luxury Dealership O’Gara Coach Westlake during The Luxury Lifestyle Event Series at The StoneHaus at Westlake Village Inn.
The Inn was transformed to an indulgent venue where their GM, Tracy Brister crafted small bites while Wine Enthusiast Magazine joined the celebration in supporting the luxury experience of exclusive high end wineries being tasted.
Virgin Galactic Debuts First Rocket-Powered Flight of SpaceShipTwo
What are you doing for your summer vacation? Perhaps a trip to Disneyland or camping in Colorado with the kids? Or, maybe there is that trip into outer space that you have been dreaming about? Richard Branson announced the successful first flight of Virgin Galactic’s commercial space vessel. Virtuoso (elite travel specialists) and their members have the exclusive right of sale for consumer space travel in the Americas; they’re now literally the travel advisors ‘to the stars’, with a number of members now certified Accredited Space Agents (ASAs).
Vintage Cars at Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance
On May 5th, 135 world-class automobiles will rev up at historic Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills for the 4th Annual Concours d’Elegance. Car afficianados can view nearly two dozen Corvettes, a dozen Porsche RS models and a dozen Ferraris, including a 1951 212 Export.
Scotland Makes Car Wax with 24K Gold for Close to Six Figures
For the wealthy car collector who has everything: a Scotland boutique car-care firm is selling what must be the world's most expensive car wax at $96,867 per bottle according to Yahoo's auto blog. Created by Mitchell & King, a firm known for custom blending waxes for high-end cars and, according to them, the first car wax with glitter, the wax was formulated in honor of the upcoming GoldRush Rally, that mini-Cannonball Run for the rich and famous.
Zaha Hadid Designs New Z-Boat Built for Style and Speed
Imagine cruising through Biscayne Bay in this futuristic fiberglass body boat by designer extraordinaire Zaha Hadid. We actually think the vessel resembles a black cut diamond, but we also wonder when Hadid has time to sleep with so many nominated and highly acclaimed projects around the globe every season.
Superyacht Company Burgess Descends on Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show
If you missed last month’s splashy Monaco Yacht Show, and you’re in the market for a show-stopping vessel, you can view the world’s biggest and most spectacular yachts at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) from October 25-29th. This show is the world’s largest in-the-water boat parade and a magnet for superyacht owners, buyers and charterers.