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Word of Mouth: Koreatown, Los Angeles : Exploring the historic neighborhood’s most recent additions, from stoner food to classic cocktails

Word of Mouth: Koreatown, Los Angeles


With the largest Korean population outside of South Korea, LA’s sprawling Koreatown neighborhood offers an almost overwhelming number of food, beverage and shopping options at every turn. Traditionally home to many Korean families and a large Latino……

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Here’s where you can watch SpaceX’s rocket launch and historic barge landing

Following a delay caused by a problem with its “thrust vector control actuator,” SpaceX’s uncrewed Falcon 9 rocket is finally ready to launch. Barring any further problems, the Falcon 9 is set to blast off at 04:47AM ET (that’s 09:47 GMT), with the live-feed above starting at half past the hour.

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Hoxton Street Monster Supplies, London: The historic shop partners with Ministry of Stories for imaginative products and a literacy program

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies, London

Legend has it that Hoxton Street Monster Supplies has been located in the same spot on Hoxton Street in London since 1818. If you walked past the shop a few years ago and thought you saw a job center, that’s just because the shop—purveyor of all……

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Chief Trunk’s Historic Luggage: Iconic American luggage brand Oshkosh Trunk Company is seen through new eyes, resurrecting the golden age of travel with a modern touch

Chief Trunk's Historic Luggage

All great successes have an element of providence—for the Oshkosh Trunk Company, it came in the form of a surplus of deadstock canvas. In the 1800s, an unnamed American mill had been churning out red-and-yellow striped canvas for use by Spanish diplomats……

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The LaVista Bedroom Collection from Jelínek: The historic Czech furniture-maker presents its first design-oriented bedroom set

The LaVista Bedroom Collection from Jelínek


Though family-owned furniture brand Jelínek (based in the Czech town of Valašské Meziříčí) was founded in 1897, this is the first time in its long history that the company has worked with a designer to produce…

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Kristjana S. Williams + The Connaught Hotel: The historic Mayfair Hotel taps the Icelandic-born, London-based illustrator for a fresh and fanciful new face

Kristjana S. Williams + The Connaught Hotel


At its core, a hotel should provide its guests with a place to escape. But the hotel-as-sanctuary is an oft sought-after yet equally rare experience. In this regard—with its personal butler service, Michelin-grade restaurant and rich history—London’s ); return…

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Historic photos where guns are replaced by flowers

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Blick, a French creative artist, had fun with old war photos and made a pacific statement by exchanging guns in the pictures with flowers. Some powerful images.

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American Born Moonshine: The historic corn-based spirit gets a smooth finish from an independent Tennessee producer

American Born Moonshine


There’s something rugged and pioneering about the history of moonshine. Whether it’s Appalachian myths and the human spirit, the Whiskey Rebellion post-War of Independence, or a prominent surge during American Prohibition when it took on greater meaning, there’s a story in every sip….

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Maserati Centennial Gathering: The innovative Italian automaker celebrates 100 years with an awe-inspiring showcase of its historic legacy

Maserati Centennial Gathering


Often times, the stories behind companies are something worth knowing, in particular when they talk about passion, intuition, genius, downfalls, and comebacks—and especially when each step is is punctuated with victories. Maserati was born in 1914,…

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L’Oiseau Blanc Atop The Peninsula Paris: Take in the City of Lights from the historic hotel’s recently renovated rooftop bar and restaurant

L'Oiseau Blanc Atop The Peninsula Paris


Finding quality food and drink in Paris is easy. Pleasing the palate has long been one of the city’s great artistic allures, and a wander in any direction will lead to mouth-watering fare. And yet, there’s no experience quite like …

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