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January 8, 2017
Montréal Museum of Fine Arts
In conjunction with celebrations for Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts has inaugurated the massive $25 million Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace. With the addition of this 53,000-square-foot facility, the MMFA now occupies nearly 575,000 square feet, making it Quebec’s largest museum.
January 1, 2017
ski slope
When you’re eager to hit the slopes, you don’t want to have to first spend hours in a car or on an airliner. Here are a few top ski-in, ski-out destinations that offer easy access via private jet:
December 13, 2016
At the end of last year, English sparkling wines came of age when they beat some of champagne’s best-known names—including Pol Roger, Taittinger, and Veuve Clicquot—in a blind tasting.
November 30, 2016
BJT editor Jeff Burger’s newly published Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon anthologizes some of the artist’s most illuminating interviews.
November 30, 2016
colorful sky
November 21, 2016
It seems something of a miracle of architecture and construction that developers could install a 1,300-acre golf resort, luxury hotel, and community amongst the towering 12-million-year-old granite stones in Carefree, Arizona, north of Scottsdale.
November 21, 2016
The leaders in the premium sport-utility-vehicle field—Audi, BMW, Infiniti, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz—face fresh and striking competition in Volvo’s XC90.
November 14, 2016
man shooting pheasant
“Life is short and one bird season lost is one too many,” wrote Datus C. Proper in Pheasants of the Mind: A Hunter’s Search for a Mythic Bird, a lyrical little book on the sport published in 1994.
October 31, 2016
Lisbon's Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT).
The Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT), an ultra-modern structure in Lisbon’s Belem district, opened October 5 with an exhibition by contemporary French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster.
October 30, 2016
Joe Sharkey, with Emilia Clarke, on the set of Above Suspicion. PHOTO: DON DAMP
Emilia Clarke looked at me with those big green eyes, touched my arm, and said, “I would not be here if it weren’t for you.” I recounted this encounter to my daughter, Caroline, in an email. “The Mother of Dragons said that to you?” she replied. “Dad, that’s the coolest thing I’ve ever heard about you!”


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-Benjamin Franklin