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See the former first couple's official portraits here.
Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama are joining the ranks of other former presidents and first ladies at the National Portrait Gallery. The official portraits of the former first couple were unveiled today in Washington D.C.The National Portrait Gallery posted a video of Barack ...
 
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The former president said he spent a half-hour trying to assemble a desk lamp for his his eldest daughter's dorm room.
In a new interview, former President Barack Obama admits he was almost no help at all when moving his eldest daughter, Malia, into her dorm room last year when she began her freshman year at Harvard. He was simply too emotional."I was basically ...
 
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Your everyday manners may be more common on the other side of the globe.
Every jetsetter knows that manners are quite subjective — what's right in one country can be wildly disagreeable in another. Stylishly late for a dinner party? Expect frowns in Hungary and warm embraces in Argentina.Although most travelers learn to adapt to these ...
 
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T&C staffers offer their go-to activities for the holiday season.
"New York City hotels tend to go all out around the holidays, and each one has its own distinct 'decor personality.' My favorite tradition involves hopping from one hotel lobby bar to the next—it's the perfect way to feel 'festive' without having ...
 
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Jean-Georges was just downgraded to two stars, and six restaurants earned their first star ever.
Michelin has announced its annual ranking of restaurants in New York City.Notably, Jean Georges, Jean-Georges Vongerichten's flagship restaurant inside the Trump International Hotel, was downgraded from three stars to two. It had previously held the top honor of three stars since 2006 when the ...
 
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The luxury property will also have 20 private residences—including a $100 million penthouse overlooking Central Park.
Aman Junkies rejoice: the luxury hotel chain has announced its plans for an 83-room "urban sanctuary" in New York City.Set to open in 2020, the property—a combination of hotel suites and 20 private residences—will occupy 22 floors of Manhattan's famed Crown Building on 57th ...
 
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The bloodstained boucle suit is still hidden away, more than 50 years after JFK's assassination.
Images of John F. Kennedy's assassination and the events that followed have been seared into our collective memory: The convertible crossing in front of the grassy knoll, JFK Jr.'s funeral salute, Jackie's pillbox hat and pink suit, stained with her husband's blood.While ...
 
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With amenities like rescue-diver training, gluten-free kitchens, and 3D-printing classes, they're essentially the Ivy League of the camp world.
Singalongs and s'mores by the campfire, morning Reveille, sneaking around the lake to gawk at the girls or boys in the sister/brother camp: The rituals of summer sleepaway camp are beloved and time honored. Like university, there are endless options—but for a ...
 
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First things first. A local never calls New York "The Big Apple." It's the City.
1. Walk the High Line.The High Line is located on an elevated rail on the west side of Manhattan. The elevated railway incorporates a variety of types of landscape architecture. Its beautiful greenery covers the entire railway, and is an area for people ...
 
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Where to stay, dine, shop, and relax in the Pine Tree State's largest city.
A population of about 67,000 has earned it the title of Maine's largest city, but at 21 walkable square miles, Portland feels delightfully town-like.With terrific, forward-thinking restaurants, stylish independent boutiques, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and cobblestoned streets, Portland is the ...
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