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From the Editor-In-Chief Whew. Where do I even begin? First of all, THANK YOU to our advertising partners for continuing to believe in the power of print. We simply would not exist without you. And THANK YOU, dear reader, for your loyal support. The scores of hopeful and heartfelt messages I've received inquiring about Sophisticated Living have certainly fortified my spirits. Although it now seems like a lifetime ago, in early March right at dawn's first light, I set out for a run on Isabela Island in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Even at this early hour, the humidity was already oppressive. I welcomed the mental distraction offered by side paths that took me to curious pink-tinged lagoons, lava tubes, and stretches where I literally had to hurdle Galรกpagos giant tortoises as they noshed on little green "poisoned" apples to continue on. At the halfway point, I stopped to study one tortoise, who indicated he was equally as curious by making a great effort to stretch out his neck to get a better look at me. It was just the two of us, with the ocean waves, the rustle of leaves, and birdcalls serving as the soundtrack for our silent study. Had I known this serene scene would stand in such stark contrast to the chaos of what has since transpired, I would have lingered a little longer in this state of self-imposed solitude. As a company, we wrestled with what to put in the issue. It was essential that we not be tone-deaf to the heartbreak all around, but to also serve as a beacon of hope that things will get better. Respecting calls for social distancing, in lieu of a local home feature, we opted to partner with Boco de Lobo to bring you a fabulous apartment in Moscow's city center. Back in the Bluegrass, we take a peek inside the new Champagne Studio at Bittners, designed by Douglas Riddle. We feel it is an apropos feature as we're all looking forward to the day when we can come together to pop some corks and raise a glass to making it through the pandemic. Perhaps the hardest story for me to write was the travel article about the Park Hyatt St. Kitts. Having been basically homebound for weeks, the notion of ocean breezes and sand between my toes seemed an almost impossible dream. I kept putting it off for as long as I could. But once I set my mind to it and started to type, the comfort of engaging in the familiar exercise of storytelling felt like slipping into a warm bath. As Americans, our travel dollars are the lifeblood of so many economies. It's estimated that tenpercent of the world's population works in tourism. On St. Kitts, tourism accounted for 62.4% of their GDP in 2018. From the airport attendant to the chef de cuisine at the resort, catering to our curiosity and wanderlust supports their families and improves the island's overall quality of life. So, as we rally around restaurateurs, their employees, and other small business so recently ravaged, please remember those in the travel industry who also depend on us. People like Atli in Iceland, Sebastian in Ecuador, Saida in Morocco, Eugene on Curaรงao, and Eduardo in El Salvador, a few of the many special guides I've had the pleasure of meeting while bouncing around the globe. These people have devoted their lives to working long hours and often long stretches away from their families in order to share what they love most about their country with travelers. We hope this issue, like every issue of Sophisticated Living, inspires you to continue to explore near and far (once it's safe to do so). Top: With Moroccan guide Saida during a 2011 trip. Middle: Tour guide Atli (seated right) with our Classic Journeys Iceland tour group in March, 2019. Bottom: During a 2014 visit to El Boquerรณn National Park in El Salvador, our guide Eduardo Siliezar offered us a taste of atol, a sweet hot drink made from corn, milk, sugar and cinnamon.
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Happy Birthday Taurus & Gemini! This Month's Sophisticated Stars are Taurus, Ana De Camargo of Ladd Interiors in Lexington, and Sarah Davasher Wisdom, CEO of Greater Louisville Inc. Written by Joy Yascone Elms MA
In light of the times, I'd like to focus on looking at the good in life, from an astrological perspective. It is my philosophy that whatever we nurture or feed grows stronger. Feed the challenges and they will gain in strength and start to walk around like a giant mythical monster. Feed the blessings or good fortune in life, and they will begin to grow as well. However, how do we find the good when what's going wrong is ever in our sights? Well, at this moment, we'll look at the stars for each sign, and what to nurture now, to find your happy while in solitude, quarantine, socially distancing, healing, and rebuilding. The stars do give us a bit of light and hope! SARAH DAVASHER WISDOM As a Gemini with the Sun, Mercury, and Mars all in Gemini, Sarah is an excellent communicator and thoughtful problem solver. She exudes this as a brilliant leader and Chief Executive Officer of Greater Louisville Inc. Sarah's goal, as she says, "is to help lead our business community through the COVID 19 crisis." Sarah adds, "At GLI, we have been providing informational resources on SBA assistance, unemployment benefits, etc. addressing legal and HR questions through our network of partners. We did not begin the year, with these being our goals, but I am proud of our team and our volunteer leadership for not only pulling together and identifying ways we can provide help to the business community and taking massive action". Sarah is not only an excellent business leader, she's also a force to be reckoned with on the dance floor. Like Sarah's Gemini twin Angelina Jolie in Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Sarah simply loves Argentine tango! Sarah looks forward to traveling to the birthplace tango when the COVID 19 crisis is over and travel bans have been lifted. According to upcoming Gemini stars, Sarah will be able to do just that next year, when Jupiter, the planet of blessings, will transit Aquarius governing Sarah's house of foreign travel. At that time, according to the stars, Sarah will have the opportunity to enjoy a deserved break in beautiful Argentina! ANA DE CAMARGO Lexington resident Ana De Camargo is the office manager at Isabel Ladd Interiors. As a Taurus with moon and Mercury in Aries, Ana has a natural ability to effortlessly lead and get things done, making her 22 slmag.net
practically perfect for her current business role. Ana can look forward to taking a virtual or exciting new online class or workshop this spring, relating to her hobbies and love of horse racing and gardening. Ana may also embrace starting a blog on these topics while we stay healthy at home. This spring will be different for all of us, including Taurus, but with Jupiter the planet of blessings orbiting Taurus's house of higher learning, Ana will utilize the time well to learn and dream big. ARIES March 21st – April 19th Aries, this year you have the opportunity to carve out a new career path, despite the times and achieving greatness and growth in your professional life. You don't need to watch the news to determine your future; you will create it, as Jupiter, the planet of blessings graces your 10th house of professional status and career acclaim. Your challenges at this time go between your house of social life ruled by Aquarius and balancing your career ruled by Capricorn. This makes sense as the vital need to social distance for wellbeing has impacted work life on a global scale. However, you can utilize this time to recreate yourself, and as my sister Faith Hope says, "Pull a butterfly." Jupiter is direct now and at full speed, but goes retrograde May 14th until September 12th; you'll still have career support until December 19th, 2020. The Universe backs you in your career, so defy the odds and make it happen Aries! That's what you do! TAURUS April 20th – May 20th Taurus, living life virtually has its benefits! You don't mind cozying up at home with a cup of tea or coffee on the patio or deck or indulging in a glass of wine. You're a lover of luxury creature comforts and can create beauty at any moment with any budget. With Jupiter transiting your house of higher learning, reading and even online classes can be a place of refuge for you now. To really nurture yourself, start a blog, take a new course online, and mend yourself by learning and growing. GEMINI May 21st – June 20th Gemini, remember to nurture and create wealth this year with smart investment strategies. It would be a great time to start a financial workshop or set up a virtual consultation with a financial advisor. During this time of being "healthy at home" and social distancing, utilize this time to prioritize your financial wellbeing. Steps you take now can change your life for the better when business starts back again. Challenges for Gemini at this time… that trip you planned needs to be postponed. However, with the smart financial decisions you'll make, life can indeed unexpectedly change for the better! CANCER June 21st – July 22nd Cancer, your brightest stars shine concerning partnership and marriage! If you are married or live with your love (same difference in astrology), you will enjoy being at home together immensely! Be sure to create beautiful moments and memories. Now is also an excellent time to nurture a potentially profitable partnership as well in business.
LEO July 23rd – August 22nd Leo, to survive the isolation of social distancing, you must workout at home! Establish a daily structured schedule that includes a fitness routine. Write out a program if working from home and adhere to it. This structure will calm you and help ease any anxiety. Fitness is supreme for your wellbeing Leo, so it is optimal to make it a priority now. When life returns to a "new normal," you're going to love your body even more, and the feeling of wellness! VIRGO August 23rd - September 22nd Virgo, it's imperative that you laugh and enjoy life while at home. Start a creative project, enjoy love and romance, and live fully in the moment. Lighten up by enjoying time with your little ones; if you have kids in college or adult children, Skype will be fun! Find joy in firing up creative projects you have been putting off. Have a candlelight dinner at home with your sweetie, or your fur babies. Remember Virgo, all work, and no play make Virgo a very dull girl or boy, so enjoy time at home. Have fun, laugh, and enjoy time at home while social distancing! LIBRA September 23rd - October 22nd Libra, healthy at home is exactly where you want to be. Yet, for Libra, home is not just a place, but a feeling, and you know how to create a sense of home wherever you are. Your wellbeing comes from creating a beautiful home and family experience. It is in embracing your family and loved ones via Skype, the house party app, etc. and welcoming new family routines at home. Libra, be sure to be present in the moment and embrace the opportunity you have now to enjoy family, couple time or furry friend time, and just being at home. If you live with your love, you can create beautiful romantic memories together by staying present. If you live alone, it's a great time to get creative by reworking your space and virtually connecting with friends that are like family. For all Libras, it's a great time to tackle home design projects and create a vision board of what you'd like to see in your future home! SCORPIO October 23rd - November 21st Scorpio, with Jupiter in the third house ruling communication, the stars give you the key to communication! With your current stars, you are an excellent discourser and writer, and you should spend time now writing a blog, book, or another avenue of selfexpression while social distancing and being healthy at home. It's also an ideal time to focus on staying in touch with your sibling. Even if you've had difficulty speaking in the past or have relationship issues, it's a great time to nurture and heal that connection virtually. If things are going well with your sibling relationship, you will find that many of your blessings this
year will come from that. Scorpio, if you are single, trust your sibling for virtual love introductions as well. They have your best outcomes in mind. SAGITTARIUS November 22nd December 21st Sagittarius, although we are social distancing, it's time to craft how you would like to make a living over the next several years. The seeds you plant now will grow and be actualized into income. The goal needs to be nurtured now… don't wait! What you want to accomplish financially and beyond needs to be started while you are at home social distancing. Be creative! Hold meetings via Skype or Zoom, or dust off your resume and go for the gold. Create incomeearning opportunities, apply for jobs, or go for a better one and give yourself a raise. It's time to earn good money doing what you love; in time, you'll see this reality come to fruition. CAPRICORN December 22nd -January 19th Capricorn, you generally feel prepared for anything, so quarantine has no bearing on your sense of overall joy and wellbeing! Excellent, because you have the stars to overcome anything. With Planets Jupiter and Saturn and Pluto all in Capricorn for most of the year, you have the fortitude and drive to win! Capricorn does like winning, as the sign that rules career for the entire zodiac. You will win big by using days at home to prep for future success. Negotiate deals virtually, go on an online date, or make plans for a future one. With Jupiter, the planet of blessings in your sign, Capricorn, you'll make it happen, all while enjoying your favorite pastime, being at home. AQUARIUS January 20th – February 18th Aquarius, COVID 19 presents you with time to self-focus on wellness in all areas of life: mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Take a free meditation class currently offered by Deepak Chopra or download an app. Try playing soothing spa music while lighting a candle and focusing on intentions you'd like to manifest. Perhaps take an online Tai Chi class or beginners yoga class. It's time to connect to your higher self. Do a cleanse, start to juice, and embrace a new wellness routine that you will carry with you for a long time to come. PISCES February 19th - March 20th Pisces, it's time to connect with friends and humanitarian causes you believe in virtually while staying healthy at home. Friends and introductions from friends can lead to career connections, and even new love. Friends will offer you immense comfort at this time and they will be a resource for you. It's also a great time to research charitable causes you would like to support. What a prime time to connect with friends while being healthy at home Pisces.
Sophisticated Stars Astrologist Joy Yascone Elms MA is the author and founder of The Power of Divine Timing; an annual sign by sign guide based on astrological timing helping readers to find and nurture their blessings and starve their challenges! Joy also offers Divine Timing coaching programs that help clients stay accountable to manifesting their goals and dreams based on their personal divine timing. Visit www.thepowerofdivinetiming.com for more info or email Joy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROOM TO CELEBR ATE Designed by Douglas Riddle, the new Champagne Room at Bittners grew out of a desire to toast their staff 's memorable milestones and incremental achievements. Written by Bridget Williams / Photography by Robert Burge "Champagne makes you feel like it's Sunday, and there are better days around the corner." â€“Marlene Dietrich The newest addition to Bittnersâ€™ Main Street showroom in Louisville is discretely tucked into a quiet corner of the main floor, a hidden gem in a glistening crown of covetable vignettes. Finished just before the declaration of the pandemic, the Champagne Room at Bittners now idles like a dolled-up debutante awaiting an invitation to dance. "Once the Governor gives us the green light, we'll be ready," said Douglas Riddle, President of Bittners, who designed the space with the assistance of team members Lisa Parker, Sara Asbury, and Chad Cobb. A directive from Riddle's former boss in the fashion industry served as the impetus for the project. "She told me that it was imperative to celebrate success," he explained. Following one 24 slmag.net
particularly fruitful day some two decades ago, this boss took Riddle to a small champagne bar in New York City. With great enthusiasm, he still recalls the impression the bar's blushcolored glasses and napkins made on him as they toasted their accomplishment. Riddle said his co-workers are a bit like the proverbial children of the shoemaker. "They create the most beautiful spaces for others, but when it comes time for them to celebrate, outside of our annual picnic in the garden or our holiday dinner, they largely gather in our breakroom," he explained. Riddle spent a year-and-a-half sourcing art and antiques for the Francophilefocused Champagne Room. The eclectic and subtly feminine flair of the space is a purposeful attempt to express the uniqueness and composition of his team. "We have a 165-year history of remarkable people here," he said.
Displayed gallery wall-style, the room's artwork is a mixture of black-and-white photography and original art. Of the photographs, Riddle is apt to let his mind wander about the life of subjects captured in a frozen moment in time. "I like the humor inferred in each," he explained. Seeming ever so timely now in the era of Tiger King, the elevated alternative in the Champagne Room depicts a beret-wearing gentleman enjoying an alfresco drink at a bistro with an exotic cat in his lap. A family picnicking on a pyramid, an artist and his horse in a living room, and a beautiful woman gazing at her reflection beneath a crystal chandelier are all perfect fodder for creating fanciful backstories. A gilded palm tree torchiere placed in front of a 19th-century French mirrored panel screen occupies the corner between the gallery walls. The green fronds of the torchiere's living counterpart on the opposite side of the room direct the eye upwards to a golden ceiling, artfully executed by Dave Potter, and a vintage-inspired tiered semi-flush mount light fixture from Visual Comfort.
The opulence continues onto the upholstery, which includes sumptuous silk and velvet. A vintage slipper chair is covered in fabric from Jim Thompson. A pair of tight-back Lee Industries settees with sinewy gams are dressed with tufted pillows from Zimmer Rohde. The striped pillows call to mind slices of Neapolitan ice cream. Cork flooring is both a fitting choice for the room's function and a foil for loads of lustrousness. Behind a service bar from Baker Furniture is a wall of built-in cabinetry and display space made by the woodworking shop at Bittners. The room's most special artworkâ€”a figural drawing by American artist Harold Mesibov (1926-2012)â€”is flanked by shelves holding delicate pink flutes that bring Riddle's fond reminisces to life. An Italian hand-rubbed gilt frame gives the artwork extra emphasis against a backdrop of Nina Campbell wallpaper. Riddle is looking forward to the day when the room's effervescence isn't just contained to the bottles of bubbly kept there. "It will be so wonderful to gather everyone together in celebration again," he said. sl
Russian interior designer Oksana Salberg–Vachnadze imbues a modern Moscow apartment with French flair Styled by Dasha Soboleva / Photography by Krasyuk Sergey and courtesy of Boca Do Lobo Created by Oksana Salberg–Vachnadze, a Russian interior designer and founder of the O2 Design Moscow studio, this modern apartment is all about vivid colors and well-balanced contrasts. The bright color palette and bold pattern choices highlight the modern lines of the lighting and furniture design in every room. The floorplan of the apartment is simple: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an open-concept kitchen and living room. The owner’s vision was also straightforward: interiors that boasted a modern edge. Color is a powerful design tool in each room. Salberg–Vachnadze’s 28 slmag.net
generous use of yellow aims to impart feelings associated with the hue, namely happiness intellect and energy. She tempers this vivacity with French blue to convey power and a touch more seriousness. Serving as the project’s greeting card, the living room is full of bright accent colors—blue, yellow, gold, and green—that are elevated against the white background of the walls and ceiling. Grounding the seating area is a round Boca do Lobo coffee table with a polished stainless-steel base and tempered smoked glass top resting on an abstract-print rug.
An Aquarius Gold cocktail table from Boca do Lobo anchors the seating area in the living room.
A cozy sitting area in the master bedroom.
A Venetian mirror surmounts a Sinuous Gold console table from Boca do Lobo.
A mirrored door frame in the master bedroom mimics the lines of the nightstands. Visual Comfort Ellery wall sconces.
A Botti chandelier from DelightFull is suspended above the Sigma dining room table from Catteland Italia. Dining chairs from Bonaldo.
The eclectic dining room boasts furniture from emblematic brands, including Bonaldo chairs and a dining table from Cattelan Italia. The sophisticated and aristocratic style of this space is due to the contemporary artwork, the velvet curtains, and the unique Botti chandelier, from DelightFULL Unique Lamps. Serving as the calm between the storm of color found in the adjacent spaces, the kitchen takes it down a notch, with straight
lines, light and dark neutral tones, and wood accents. Pops of color highlight the ability to strike a balance between natural textures and humanmade opulence. This bright and joyful interior design project shows how a surprising color scheme, stylish furniture pieces, and impressive contemporary artwork can come together to give life to a wonderful house. sl
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Interior designer Ron Wolz of Bittners has been smitten with the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel breed ever since he spied Nancy Reagan with Rex, a Cavalier who arrived at the White House in December 1985 as a Christmas present from the President. His affinity only deepened when he learned of Louisville’s ties to the breed. The first Cavalier King Charles Spaniel arrived in the US from across the pond in the 1940s. It took a four-decade push, started in the 1950s by Louisvillians Sally Brown and her sister-in-law Gertude “Trudy” Brown, to get the AKC to finally recognize the breed in 1995. Sally received a black and tan Cavalier puppy in 1952 from her friend Lady Mary Forwood of England. After learning that she couldn’t register this or subsequent Cavaliers with the AKC, Sally and Trudy assembled a core group of Cavalier owners to establish the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club, USA. Recognized as the matriarch of the breed in the US, Trudy worked from English Kennel Club export pedigrees to keep a studbook, issue registration papers, and maintain breed records. Their club developed a breed standard and a point system and began holding breed championship shows in 1977, a tradition that continues today. Ron’s current pack, fifteen-year-old Chloe and threeyear-old Daphne represent the seventh and eighth Cavalier King Charles Spaniel’s he’s owned. He brought Daphne home as a companion for Chloe to reduce the separation anxiety she began to develop as she aged. “It totally improved Chloe’s quality of life,” he said. sl
The 5,120 square-foot Presidential Villa. Photo by Tadeu Brunelli
BLANC AND BLUE Ethereal environs await at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts Written by Bridget Williams Rush Slowly is the name of a boat moored just off of Reggae Beach near the Park Hyatt St. Kitts. This oxymoron is an accurate description of the pace of life on the island, which boasts one of the longest recorded histories in the Caribbean. Even though this molasses clip can sometimes be maddening, turning down the dial can allow for things to unfold the right way - as evidenced by this thoughtful development in Christophe Harbour. It had been nearly five years since my last visit to Christophe Harbour for the grand opening celebration for a mega-yacht harbor. Located on St. Kitts’ southeast peninsula, the 2,500-acre master-planned residential community, developed by Kiawah Island developer Buddy Darby, boasts six of the 11 main beaches on the island. Back in 2014, there were plans for a golf course (still in the works), as well as a luxury hotel, which came to fruition two years later than originally scheduled when the Park Hyatt St. Kitts opened in early 2018. We opted to disembark at Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport using the services of the KanyanJet luxury lounge. An attendant was waiting for us as soon as we deplaned, and whisked
us away to the lounge in an air-conditioned SUV. We enjoyed a glass of champagne and canapes as our passports were processed (similar services are available on the return trip as well). En route to the resort, I was delighted to see that the landscape of St. Kitts—marked by a dragon’s tail of verdant, jagged peaks that give way to beaches bordered on one side by the cerulean Caribbean Sea and the more agitated Atlantic Ocean on the other— remained just as it had been etched in my memory. The Park Hyatt St. Kitts lays claim to 20 enviable oceanfront acres and is separated from neighboring Nevis by a straight dubbed The Narrows. Following the appetizer offered by the jaw-dropping views on the thirty-minute shuttle ride from the airport, we were fully prepped for the main course, dramatically delivered by the resort’s “welcome walk.” Beginning at the porte-cochere, a thoughtfully designed covered walkway appeared to float in the middle of a koi pond. As my eye was drawn outward to the ocean view, there was an immediate feeling of excitement and anticipation. My shoulders loosened, and I swore I could hear the ocean breezes whispering that I should adjust my watch to island time.
Dining room of The Stone Barn. Photo by Michael Stavaridis.
The Park Hyatt St. Kitts’ 126 oceanfront guestrooms and suites are contained within a series of three-story buildings that trace the serpentine contours of the shoreline. For planning purposes, it’s good to note that rooms in buildings one, two, and three have the most expansive ocean views. The Executive Suite is the only ground-floor suite with a plunge pool, and the added benefit of having ocean waves languorously lap at your door. Roomy standard beachside queen rooms all have either a terrace or balcony to admire cloud-capped Nevis. Our third-floor suite boasted a private plunge pool that overlooked a lush strip of lawn extending to the beach. Keeping with the homey appeal that is a brand standard among Park Hyatt properties, we had plenty of room to roam. The separate living room was large enough to accommodate a sofa and a marble-topped tulip dining table. The bathroom was the size of many a New York City apartment, and the two-level terrace offered lounging and alfresco dining areas. The pared-back aesthetic boasted elements that clearly derived inspiration from both US coasts. Glass walls negated the need for artwork. In this ethereal environment, careful pops of lipstick red, such as peg-style hooks in the bathroom, packed a big visual punch. 34 slmag.net
Thoughtfully devised, the diversity of the culinary program is also represented in the varied physical structures of the dining options. Newly constructed, I erroneously assumed that the highceilinged Stone Barn Restaurant was a restored remnant of a sugarcane plantation. The adults-only dinner destination offers a choice of a three or seven-course meal, with or without wine pairings. Aptly accommodating those with dietary restrictions, I have to admit that the vegetarian option was appealing even to a carnivore like me. I admired the artful plating as course-aftercourse was paraded out of the open kitchen. At evening’s end, it was the lobster risotto that garnered top marks. Partitioned out to accommodate a variety of functions, the Great House is always a hub of activity. It begins with a lavish breakfast spread and often ends with children playing board games as their parents partake of an after-dinner drink. Fleming’s Bar in The Great House has a California cool vibe and an outstanding selection of craft cocktails, many of which incorporate herbs from an on-site garden. The nearly 100 types of rum on offer at the Rum Bar have been selected under the direction of a rum connoisseur from Nevis, who hosts weekly guided tastings.
King Room. All rooms boast either an oceanfront terrace or balcony.. Photo by Michael Stavaridis.
The Living Room embodies the ethereal aesthetic found throughout the resort. Photo by Michael Stavaridis.
The Lagoon Pool. Photo by Matthew Cottrell.
A healthy start to the day at the Great House. Photo by Bridget Williams.
The "welcome walk". Photo by Tadeu Brunelli. Sunrise view from the Rampart Pool. Photo by Michael Stavaridis.
The lavish breakfast spread at the Great House extends to the chef's table, site of offmenu gourmet dining experiences.
Chef Rahul Kinja
Outdoor fireplace on the deck at the Great House. Photo by Michael Stavaridis.
Main dining room at the Great House. Photo by Michael Stavaridis.
Where and what you eat are truly customizable. The Chef ’s Table experience in the Great House offers an entirely offmenu experience. The Chef ’s Table in the Great House offers an entirely off-menu experience. The “Modern Kittitian” menu, which took our particular preferences into account, encompassed seven beautifully plated courses chock-full of local ingredients. The luxury of private dining meant that I could shamelessly indulge in licking the bowl clean following the chef Rahul Kinja’s rapturous soup course. While not an adult’s only resort, there is a definite focus on couples. The design of the Rampart Pool, a designated adults-only infinity pool near the Miraval Life in Balance Spa pays homage to St. Kitt’s Brimstone Hill Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A replicated sugar mill near the spa is another architectural tribute to the island’s history. This truly unique space is host to activities encompassing daily yoga, meditation, and private dining. An open-air oasis, the 37,752-square-foot Miraval Life in Balance Spa will forever hold a place in my heart after I spied an
African green monkey curiously peering down at me from atop the tall stacked-stone wall of the outdoor shower. Unfortunately, my squeals of delight brought an abrupt end to his intrigue. Building upon Miraval’s award-winning signature services, the spa’s menu of face and body treatments takes a globally-inspired approach. A feeling of truly being away from it all is, in my humble opinion, one of the resort’s greatest attributes. This doesn’t mean that days pass idly by, unless that’s your goal. We opted for a different activity each day, alternating between more active pursuits such as an electric bicycle excursion and guided snorkeling, with more passive one’s poolside. Whenever I find myself lucky enough to be at the beach, I make a point to never miss a sunrise, and the Park Hyatt St. Kitts gets high marks in this category. Early risers are rewarded with a marvelous memory-making morning tableau created by the billowy, pillowy clouds engaged in a perpetual game of peek-a-boo with Nevis Peak. sl For more information, visit parkhyattstkitts.com. Editor's Note: At press time, in light of COVID-19 and for precautionary measures, the resort was temporarily closed.
THE NEW 9- TO-5 Tips for making a home office work for you Written by Victoria Chase
Farrow & Ball's Broccoli Brown paint on the office walls. Photo by James Merrell courtesy of S2H Communications.
Foshay bookcase from Room & Board (from $1,348; roomandboard.com)
Not to be confused with WTH (an acronym for the collective mood right now), another acronym, WFH, is suddenly omnipresent, with sheltering in place making working from home the new normal. Our home officesâ€”both the ones we've had and the makeshift ones we've had to create quicklyâ€”are now essential for remaining productive. We consulted with Jonathan Puleio, a certified ergonomist and Global VP of Consulting for Humanscale (humanscale.com), and Stephanie Kennedy, National Retail Market Manager for Room & Board (roomandboard.com), to get their advice for setting up effective, comfortable and inspiring WFH spaces.
much more functional a deeper surface (30" versus 24") can be when you do a lot of typing on a daily basis."
THE CHAIR Puleio suggests a comfortable ergonomic chair, which can lead to an uptick in alertness and blood flow. Also ideal is a chair that automatically adjusts to the sitter and eliminates the need to fumble with knobs and levels as tasks and positions change throughout the day (see Humanscale's Liberty chair). To better comfort and ergonomics, Kennedy recommends adding a footstool.
THE LIGHTING Natural light in the workplace is known to have a positive influence on productivity, creativity, and mood. Still, it is just one of many light sources needed for an optimal working environment. With the rise of backlit screens and open floor plans, task lighting, as a supplement to natural or overhead lighting, is necessary for an optimal work experience. "To avoid ocular discomfort that can negatively impact one's performance as well as their overall health and well-being, it's important to find proper task lighting that casts a wide footprint, is glare-free and offers a single shadow, and that is smooth and easy to adjust as needs shift throughout the day," says Puleio. Kennedy added that a good rule of thumb for any room is to try and incorporate three light sources. "The brighter the space, the more energetic you will feel," she explained.
THE DESK Before buying a desk, Kennedy says that it helps to have an idea of the amount of workspace your equipment takes up. "We often think the wider the desk the better, but it's incredible how
BOOKSHELVES Kennedy said that containing clutter is critical. "Organized shelves are a great opportunity to elevate the style of a room while enhancing their functionality."
A workspace with Bulle Mirror ($1,069), Le Roch Console ($2,139), Double Jeu Chair ($529), and Pol Lamp ($1,296) by Maison Sarah Lavoine (maisonsarahlavoine.com). Photo courtesy of S2H Communications.
Simple Writing Desk and Essens Chair from HBF (hbf.com)
Face รก Face Desk by Fermob. Photo courtesy of S2H Communications.
Slim C-Table from Room & Board ($199; roomandboard.com)
Humanscale QuickStand Eco Desk (from $419) and Diffirent World Chair (from $899; humanscale.com)
Room & Board Hudson desk with file drawers (from $2,499) and Tenley leather office chair ($1,299; roomandboard.com).
Moderne African #17 Mask by Umasqu. Photo courtesy of S2H Communications.
MONITOR ARMS Though often overlooked, monitor arms can promote a clutter-free workspace and support a healthier, more ergonomic working posture, by eliminating the need to lean in toward your computer monitor to see it better. A monitor arm enables you to pull the monitor closer so you can sit in a healthy posture with your back against the back of the task chair. KEYBOARD TRAY In the same vein as a monitor arm, a keyboard tray brings the keyboard and mouse closer, improving ergonomics by minimizing the need to lean forward and offering protection from carpal tunnel syndrome, neck and back pain, and other musculoskeletal issues. FURNITURE LAYOUT "More generally, it's about making the most of the area you have to work with and thinking about what's most important to you for your home office/workspace so it's as functional as it can be," said Kennedy. Following design principles applicable to other rooms of the home, she added that the furniture arrangement should have a natural flow that feels comfortable, and in this case, productive. Putting a desk in front of a window takes advantage of natural light and mood-lifting
views of the outside, but be sure to leave three-feet behind the desk to pull your chair out comfortably. For those newly working from home, Kennedy recommended making the transition more tolerable by trying to "replicate" a typical work environment. Set up monitors, phone, wastebasket, and task lighting in the same configuration as their normal office setting. If there’s more than one person working from home, Kennedy said that if space permits, it’s advisable to have designated workstations in different rooms. “The physical boundary of walls between you as you work will psychologically help establish work life versus personal life.” ART Similar to the clutter that can quickly accumulate on bookshelves, Kennedy said it's also easy to go overboard with art. She recommends limiting focal points to one or two walls for visual clarity. FINAL THOUGHTS "Never work from bed!" said Kennedy. While it might seem cozy at first, she emphasized that it's essential for mental and emotional health to have a clear division between work and leisure time. Instead, she said to select furniture you love for a designated workspace. sl
THE CITY OF GOLD Experiential marketing events offering outrageous one-on-one fan-artist moments are solidifying Dubai's position as a major market for live entertainment in a post-COVID world. Written by Melinda Sheckells
W Dubai - The Palm
On a blistering hot night in late 2019, Australian alternativedance music group RĂźfĂźs Du Sol played a beachside set to several thousand festivalgoers at the newly opened W Dubai â€“ The Palm. As part of the hospitality brand's fifth iteration of its Wake Up Call festival, which has traversed the globe before landing in UAE in 2019, the lineup included Rita Ora, Disclosure, and other electronic acts such as Bob Moses and Nightmares on Wax. But this isn't a festival like Las Vegas' Life is Beautiful, San Francisco's Outside Lands or Chicago's Lollapalooza. It's an experiential marketing event created by the hotelier to deepen brand loyalty with one of its core demographics, music lovers, in an exciting locale with a wide range of cultural presence. When it comes to live events in Dubai, anything goes. It is a highly commercialized entertainment market where all the major bands and brands come to play, and out-of-the-box artist experiences thrive fluidly alongside traditional hard-ticket events. Over the last two decades, the music festival market in Dubai has caught fire, and large-scale live events have helped position the destination to an international audience as well as the 200plus nationalities who live in the city. Around five festivals happen in the area yearly, not to mention the robust entertainment market in neighboring emirate Abu Dhabi. "With such an eclectic variety of musical genres and headliners, the music scene offers something for all ages and demographics," says Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO, Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE). 42 slmag.net
These festivals include Dubai Jazz, launched 16 years ago, Red Fest DXB, Groove on the Grass, WASLA, and Party in The Park. Each has its own identity. And the acts that have played them include everyone from Amy Winehouse and John Legend to Sting and Jamiroquai. "The Dubai Jazz Festival is the oldest and longest-running, taking place over three nights," Al Khaja says. "Red Fest DXB has been going for five years and runs over two nights. WASLA was introduced three years ago and offers alternative Arabic music. Party in the Park and Groove on the Grass offer a more niche repertoire, catering to the number of British expat residents, as they are familiar with the festivals from the U.K." According to visitation numbers, the festivals attract 15 to 20 percent international attendees. The season starts in October and runs until May, so it's the opposite of festivals in the west. Artist bookings are also the tipping point for those considering the trip. "Renowned international artists draw huge crowds. People look forward to them each year and travel to the emirate to not miss out on their favorite musical performances," Al Khaja says. On the flipside, Wake Up Call strives for a more intimate experience, with around 1,000 to 2,000 attendees and a mix of established and new/next acts. Since the event launched in 2016 in Scottsdale, it has featured performers such as Phantogram, Charli XCX, Martin Solveig, Chromeo, Bebe Rexha, Matoma, Mike Posner, Black Coffee, and Tove Lo, among many others.
SoBe at W Dubai - The Palm
The Wet Deck at W Dubai - The Palm Guest room at W Dubai - The Palm
The 2019 Wake Up Call Festiva
Rüfüs Du Sol performs at the Wake Up Call Festival
Rita Ora performs at the 2019 Wake Up Call Festival
"There are many events that happen in Dubai with big acts and big money for spectacular performances. Dubai is kind of like Vegas; it's bigger, better, bolder," says Anthony Ingham, global brand leader for W Hotels. "Our goal here is to create something more sophisticated and luxury leaning to give people access to get closer to the music. We're not trying to compete with the other music festivals in Dubai. Ticket sales are not the objective here. The objective is creating an experience that is truly unique and aspirational, and then creating content that we can market with." W Dubai is tuned into its guests' style and offers an electrifying vibe with a stunning modern design perfect for bespoke events. The hotel features 349 guest rooms and suites with panoramic views. Curved walls are tiled to glisten like the lights and colors of the sea, bringing the shoreline into each room. Modern graffiti adorns the walls of every room, featuring lyrics in Arabic from Lebanese singer Fairouz. Downstairs, find restaurants from chefs such as Massimo Bottura and Akira Back for culinarians. Torno Sobito is chef Massimo Bottura's first restaurant outside of Italy, where his Osteria Francescana has been touted as the "World's Best Restaurant." At his namesake restaurant, Akira Back brings meals with a modern taste of Japanese cuisine and Korean essence to the Middle East. The design is inspired by "Wabi-Sabi," the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and acceptance of the natural progression of growth, life, and death. At the SoBe rooftop bar, watch the sun sink into the Arabian Sea with 360-degree views as the Dubai skyline lights up each night, while a live D.J. performs, and imaginative cocktails are served. For those seeking a relaxing journey, the design of the AWAY spa is inspired by the underwater perspective of a pearl 44 slmag.net
diver, where iridescent shells reflect the sunlight that peeks through the ocean above. In terms of booking strategy, W went with more commercial artists because that's what the market responds to. "There's a lot of competition, and if we went with edgy and underground, I think we wouldn't get the traction that we wanted," Ingham says. Pablo Henderson, the former global brand marketing director for W Hotels who worked with Endeavor to book the talent for Wake Up Call 2019, says the primary criteria they look at for booking an artist is whether they will add value to the city's music landscape. "Are we delivering on our promise of new and next and introducing people to something that they might be familiar with but also something that they might not be familiar with?" Henderson says. However, there are some special experiences that go along with Wake Up Call that only come with brand loyalty. The day after the Rüfüs Du Sol performance on the beach, a dozen or so fans gathered on the SoBe rooftop bar of the W Dubai to play ping pong with band members Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George, and James Hunt. These fans bid on and won an opportunity for a "moment" with the band. In this case, the bidding did not happen with actual currency but with points from the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program—under which the W Hotels brand lives—an experiential platform where members can win money-can't-buy experiences. These types of offerings go hand-in-hand with a place like Dubai, where over the top is the norm. Other elite moments that could only be accessed through points included yoga with Rita Ora and a private party where Disclosure played foosball. Marriott Bonvoy Moments packages for W Hotels Wake Up Call Dubai Festival started at 90,000 points. Twenty-one packages were offered to members, with a total of over 3.5 million points
Rita Ora does yoga with fans
Bottom right: Rüfüs Du Sol plays ping pong with fans.
redeemed. The value of these experiences is constantly fluctuating, and they are set on market conditions. Members bid for experiences at Moments.MarriottBonvoy.com, and the auctions usually last 3 to 4 weeks, starting as low as 5,000 points with bidding in increments of 2,500 until the close. When the auction ends, the member with the highest points bid wins. Points are earned by staying at one of 7,000 properties across 30 brands, using the Marriott Bonvoy co-brand credit card, or purchasing Marriott Bonvoy Tours & Activities. Members earn 10 Marriott Bonvoy points for each $1 spent on property. Members earn five Marriott Bonvoy points for each $1 spent at extended-stay properties. Points can also be purchased via Points.com. Members can buy up to 100,000 points annually. "Dubai's mix of modernity, opulence, and history is not one travelers forget and is the ideal setting for a money-can't-buy experience only Marriott Bonvoy can provide," says David Flueck, SVP global loyalty, Marriott International." While at the W for the festival, Marriott Bonvoy members could take part in hundreds of experiences, including a bakhourmaking workshop—scented bricks, mainly wood chips soaked in fragrant oils and mixed with other natural ingredients—at Villa 515 Perfume Lab, a boutique specializing in the creation of local perfumes and scents. Also on offer, a tour of Old Dubai's spice markets, a trip to the Ritz-Carlton Ras al Khaimah, the Al Wadi Desert for a falconry show, camel petting and dinner under the stars, and a yacht cruise around Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, among many other adventures. Marriott Bonvoy Moments have also been featured at Coachella, MSG in New York City, Staples Center in L.A., the O2, London, the Mercedes Benz Arena, Berlin and the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai
and with artists such as Zedd, Imagine Dragons, Gwen Stefani, Billie Eilish, Ringo Starr, Keith Urban and Maroon 5. Cameron Arnold, 22, and Michael LaDriere, 24, traveled from Pittsburgh to Dubai for their ping pong moment with Rüfüs Du Sol. Both are considered Marriott ambassadors, meaning they stay over 100 nights every year or spend around $20,000 annually, and they have traveled to other festivals in the past, including Fngrs Crssd in San Diego, Ultra Europe and EDC, Lollapalooza and Amsterdam Music Festival. "The whole thing was planned only a month ago," Arnold says. "The package included a three-night stay at W Dubai, free tickets to the music festival and ping pong with Rüfüs. The three nights at the W would have been the same amount as the points that we spent for the entire experience. It was a really good deal." Bonvoy members also received VIP seating with drinks on the elevated platform for the Wake Up Call festival, access to a hotel hospitality suite with food, drinks, and a view of the action and an elaborate pool-side brunch. For Rüfüs Du Sol, the Wake Up Call was their first time in the Middle East, an amazing opportunity to interact with and hear fan stories as well as indulge one of their favorite pastimes. "When we were recording our second record, there was a ping pong table. So anytime we'd get stuck in the studio, we'd just let off some steam and have very serious competitions between the three of us," George says. "When you are playing, you can't think about much else other than the ball, right? That's why we liked it so much because when we came out of the studio, all you could do was think about the game for the next 30 minutes. Then you'd have a full refresh of your brain. It really puts you in the moment," Hunt says. "Ping pong is life.". sl
"FLYING MUSTANG" headlines Dana Mecum's 33rd Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis
The 1965 Shelby GT350R Competition Model is part of the storied John Atzbach Collection. Written by Andre James / Photos courtesy of Mecum Auctions 46 slmag.net
Dubbed the "Flying Mustang," this photo shows Ken Miles behind the wheel of a 1965 Shelby GT350R en route to a Valentine's Day win at Green Valley Raceway in 1965. Opposite page, Eight of the 12 cars that will be offered for sale from the John Atzbach Collection.
A photo snapped on Valentineâ€™s Day at the Green Valley Raceway in 1965 shows legendary driver Ken Miles en route to a win behind the wheel of a 1965 Shelby GT350R Competition Model. While the image is notable for capturing the first time any Shelby Mustang was entered into a sanctioned competitive event, what really makes it truly exceptional is that it captures the Mustang airborne with all four tires clearly off the ground. As the first competition Shelby Mustang to race and win, the 5R002 went on to serve as a rolling test bed for ideas and components, including those that would constitute both the second team car (5R001) and all 34 customer R-models. According to Mecum auctions, who will be offering the GT350R as part of its 33rd Original Spring Classic at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis from June 23-28, the car "represents a legendary convergence of a chicken farmer from Texas, a gang of Southern California Hot Rodders ready to take the fight to the Corvette, a driver the likes of which we may never see again, and a 'secretary's car' that thought it could fly." The GT350R is a keystone of The John Atzback Collection, widely regarded as the finest Shelby American-related collection in existence today in terms of quantity and quality. Atzbach, who made his living as a specialist in Imperial Russian antiques and is a respected authority on FabergĂŠ enamels, has been an omnipresent
figure in the Shelby collecting world for two decades. He applied the same discerning eye trained on antiques to automobilia. Long a believer that it is a responsibility of those who have the privilege to possess significant artifacts to share them with others, Atzback's health issues in recent years have compromised his ability to do so. According to Mecum, "John has decided that the best way forward for this historic assemblage is to offer the collection at large to the open market. In doing so, he hopes to ensure that these automotive treasures continue to be preserved and enjoyed by many generations to come." A total of 12 vehicles from the Atzbach collection will cross the block, along with 15,000 pieces from his Road Art collection. If Italian models make your heart skip a beat, you'll want to take note of an impressive lineup of vintage and modern Ferraris on offer from the Richard Welkowitz Estate Collection. Notable among these is a 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO with just 168 miles. One of 599 produced, and one of just 125 exported to the US, it boasts a top speed of 208 MPH. "After the American public has been put in a box and pent up for several months due to social distancing and isolation, collectors are going to be hungrier than ever for a taste of the auction action," said Dana Mecum, President and Founder of Mecum Auctions. sl For more details or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com or call 262.275.5050.
Compiled by Victoria Chase
A textile-based tour of Rajasthan, India, complemented by more than 200 photographs depicting daily life in one of the world's most vibrant regions. Christine Chitins—Patterns of India: A Journey Through Colors, Textile, and the Vibrancy of Rajasthan—Hardcover, 288 pages, Clarkson Potter (crownpublishing.com)
A must-read for architecture enthusiasts, celebrated architect Ken Tate’s creative memoir about his life includes his approach to design, how architecture relates to cinema and photography, and a few epiphanies. Ken Tate and Duke Tate—The Alchemy of Architecture: Memories and Insights from Ken Tate—Paperback, 158 pages, Pearl Press
Fanciful images by Maira Kalman enliven an illustrated edition of Gertrude Stein’s most well-known work, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Gertrude Stein—The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas—Hardcover, 320 pages, Penguin Press (penguin.com)
An introduction to the brief career of artist Egon Schiele, whose radical style reflects his willingness to confront an oppressive society. Isabel Kuhl—Schiele—Paperback, 112 pages, Prestel Publishing (randomhouse.com)
In this artist’s book of 120 iPhone and iPad drawings, David Hockney follows the course of the seasons through the window of his Yorkshire home. Collector’s Edition (No. 1,001–2,000) signed by David Hockney. David Hockney and Hans Werner Holzwarth— My Window—Hardcover in a clamshell box., 248 pages, Taschen (taschen.com)
bib 'li' o 'taph, [bib-lee-uhtaf, -tahf ]: a person who caches or hoards books The 75 recipes in this easy-to-use cookbook turn groups of three ingredients into three distinct courses. Charlotte Druckman—Kitchen Remix: 75 Recipes for Making the Most of Your Ingredients—Hardcover, 224 Pages, Clarkson Potter (crownpublishing.com)
Essential reading for sneakerheads, this book presents Adidas’ history through 357 pairs of shoes. Christian Habermeier and Sebastian Jäger—The Adidas Archive: The Footwear Collection— Hardcover, 644 pages, Taschen (taschen.com)
Imagining the past lives of strangers is the beauty and mystery of The Anonymous Project, a collection of just under 300 images taken from Kodachrome slides. The places, dates, and people may be unknown, but the stories in these snapshots are universally familiar. Lee Schulman— The Anonymous Project: Midcentury Memories—Hardcover, 280 pages, Taschen (taschen.com) This book is an illuminating history of female athletes, from the first female Olympian through contemporary competitors. Haley Shapley's poignant prose, complemented by Sophy Holland's inspiring portraits, is a celebration of strength in all forms. Haley Shapley—Strong Like Her: A Celebration of Rule Breakers, History Makers, and Unstoppable Athletes—225 pages, Gallery Books (simonandschusterpublishing.com) Cabinets of curiosities fascinated people of the 16th and 17th centuries. This volume offers glimpse into a world full of natural wonders and treasures, including the Medici treasury and the Grünes Gewölbe of Dresden. Giulia Carciotto and Antonio Paolucci—Cabinet of Curiosities— Hardcover, 356 pages, Taschen
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WELLNESS WHERE YOU ARE Spa directors and wellness experts from hotels and resorts around the globe share easy-to-implement ways to pamper yourself at home. Written by Victoria Chase Countless feature articles in Sophisticated Living have extolled the benefits of indulging in spa treatments at resorts around the world. Today, "wellness" means so much more than a rejuvenating facial or massage. "Self-care is so important right now," said Kristi Dickinson, Spa Director at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe, California (ranchovalencia.com). "Instead of buying into fear and feelings of hopelessness, it's important to focus on what we can do, and that's building our immune system," she added. From diet and exercise to designing our home environment, take these tips from the pros until we can once again experience the restorative serenity offered by our favorite spa. One of the most important things that we can do in a stressful time is ensuring that our homes are a comfortable, calm place," said Amelia Hill, spa director at Spa Terra at Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in Little Torch Key, Florida (littlepalmisland.com). She emphasizes that it's essential to keep your home clean and free of clutter to create an open feel that will contribute to a feeling of calm. You can make a concerted effort to begin each day on a positive note by adopting the Morning Ritual from Eden Roc Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic (edenroccapcana.com). Start with five minutes of meditation followed by 15 minutes of guided yoga to help stretch out your body (short guided yoga sessions can easily be found on YouTube or different apps). "Follow this with a 'silent breakfast' - we call this culinary meditation," explained Pedro Castillo, the resort's spa and wellness director. "Listening to how you chew your food and following it from the moment 50 slmag.net
you put it on your plate to the swallowing process allows you to appreciate what you are putting in your body." A five-minute 'wellness' meditation finishes off the ritual to refocus your mind and set intentions for the rest of the day. An even simpler start, according to Cherie Rodriguez, director of the spa at Pendry San Diego is a cleansing glass of lemon water first thing in the morning. "As the body sleeps, we go into 'rest and digest' mode, mentally and physically processing everything from the day before," she explained. Lemon water "is the perfect morning ritual to wash everything away and has the added benefit of boosting the body with vitamins." She added that by throwing in a daily affirmation, such as I let go of all that no longer serves me, you're both mentally and physically ready to take on the day. Livia Reddington, Director of Spa Montage, Palmetto Bluff (montagehotels.com/palmettobluff ), recommends pulling out candles, oils, or other bath products picked up while traveling to take your senses on a journey to your favorite destinations. She's a fan of Lola's Apothecary products, carried at Spa Montage, and in particular, their "Sweet Lullaby" scent. "To quote Lola's, they call it their 'hug in a bottle,'" she said. Ilana Alberico, CEO and Founding Partner of ISM SPA, which oversees all signature Poseidon Spas within Kessler Collection hotels (kesslercollection.com), says that soothing sounds can be a salve for the spirit. "Soaking in a tub (trying to relax) can get boring quickly, so have some gentle music or a guided meditation playing in the background," she said. She
T Spa at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Lake Como. Photo by Robert Bonardi.
Entrance to the Ama Spa in the lobby of the Edwin Hotel. Photo by Lauren Rubinstein.
suggested checking out the 'Power Animal' and 'Heart Center' meditations on Privai.com. Michele Paty, Spa Manager at Ama Spa at The Edwin Hotel in Chattanooga, Tennessee (theedwinhotel.com), recommends Thieves Oil. This powerful blend of clove, rosemary, lemon, eucalyptus, and cinnamon bark has been in use since the 12th century by perfumers and spice traders looking to protect themselves from the plague. "It helps reduce stress, neutralize bacterial and viral pathogens, reduce inflammation, lower fevers and strengthen the respiratory system," she explained. Dickinson said essential oils can be used to create an at-home aromatherapy system. "I enjoy using frankincense right now as it is one of the most beneficial oils for respiratory infections and one of the best pulmonary antiseptics," she explained. Add several drops of essential oils to boiling water in a large pot or a heatproof bowl. Cover your head with a towel, and breathe through your nose for no more than two minutes at a time. Be sure to keep your eyes closed to prevent eye irritation. Don't forget your feet! "Feet are under-appreciated warriors that carry us through each and every day without the slightest bit of thanks," said Nicole Colavita, Spa Manager at Ivy Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland (theivybaltimore.com). She recommends an Ayurvedic foot rub to stimulate reflex points and Chakra Energy Wheels, and to combat feelings of being touch-starved. Spa Pendry (pendry.com) Corporate Spa Director Patrick Huey mixes one cup of Listerine with one cup
The Spa at Eden Roc Cap Cana.
of both vinegar and warm water for a 30-minute pampering at-home foot soak. Linda Illingworth, RDN, the nutritionist at Rancho La Puerta in Tacate, California (rancholapuerta.com), emphasized that it's vital to get at least seven hours of sleep each night to fortify the immune system. Her top diet tips include mixing a half-cup of parsley into salads, soups or juices to get 50% more Vitamin-C and 16x the antioxidants of kale; drinking vegetable or bone broths with a pinch of sea salt to stay well hydrated; and, nourishing your gut bacteria with lots of fiber-rich vegetables and fruits. "These bacteria are your first line of immune defense," she emphasized. "To stay healthy during this time, I recommend consuming a blend that includes lemon balm, wild orange, and peppermint," said Martina Zecca, Spa Director at T Spa at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Italy's Lake Como (grandhoteltremezzo.com). Based on the Officina Santa Maria product line designed specifically for T Spa, this Vitamin-C-rich immune booster can also be applied to the face as a natural anti-bacterial treatment. Sometimes it's the smallest things that make the biggest difference, as Carnah Collins, Spa Manager at The Shore Club Turks and Caicos (theshoreclubtc.com) points out. "Gratitude is a simple practice to express thanks to colleagues, friends, and family. Daily practice strengthens the immune system, lowers blood pressure, and makes you feel more alert. Be sure to take time to appreciate the small things that make life great!"
The Amanyara Cooler Mocktail
THE AMANYARA Cooler Mocktail from Amanyara in Turks & Caicos (aman.com) Immersion Manager David Melladew said, "Grapefruit and lime juice are both high in Vitamin C and other antioxidants that can help to boost the immune system, as well as having anti-microbial properties such as being anti-viral and antibacterial. They are sour in nature, which helps to generate and astringe fluids in the body, keeping the body cool in warmer weather. Mint also has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. In traditional Asian medicine, it is often used to 'soothe the liver', which promotes calmness and relaxation." Ingredients for one serving • 3 oz. of fresh grapefruit juice • 3/4 fresh lime juice • Fresh mint leaves • Club soda • Option to add honey for sweetness Directions • Mix the fresh grapefruit juice, lime juice. and mint leaves • Blend • Strain into a tall glass over ice • Top with club soda • Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and fresh mint leaves
Patio bath in a couples treatment room at Rancho Valencia.
En-suite bathroom at the Ivy Hotel Photo by Kindra Clineff.
COCONUT MILK Scalp Treatment from Serenity Spa at Westgate Resorts (westgateresorts.com) Ingredients • 1/4 cup brown sugar combined with 1/4 cup coconut milk, coconut oil or olive oil Direction • Put a towel in the dryer • Massage the hair mask onto your scalp, providing a gentle exfoliation • Once complete, wrap a heated towel around your head, lay down, and close your eyes for at least ten minutes or until the towel is cool.
ALPINE MOUNTAIN Scrub at Spa Edgewood / Lake Tahoe (edgewoodtahoe.com) For the essential oils, spa manager Whitney Tabor recommends Naturopathica's Inspire Aromatic Alchemy. "The mix of balsam fir needles, juicy pink grapefruit, red mandarin, and mood-balancing St. John's wort encourages self-confidence and grounds the emotions!" Ingredients • 1 cup white sugar • 1/2 cup coconut oil • 1/4 cup olive oil • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped pine needles (optional) • 12 drops of essential oil* (optional)
Spa Town at The Resort at Paws Up. Photo by Pieter de Liagre Bohl
AT-HOME SCRUBS Developed by Laura Russell, Spa Director at T he Resort at Paws Up in Montana (pawsup.com) Blood Orange Lip Scrub This edible lip scrub is a sweet and fruity scrub that helps promotes emotional balance and immunity. Ingredients • 1 blood orange • 1/2 cup of sugar • 2-5 tablespoons coconut oil Lemon Honey Scrub This scrub is a clear and sharp smelling scrub that promotes physical energy and purification. Ingredients • 1 lemon • 1/2 cup of honey • 1/2 to 1 cup of salt • 5-10 tablespoons of any oil
Wildflowers on the South Fork of the Flathead River at the Resort at Paws Up.
Lavender/Rosemary Scrub This scrub is a calming woodsy smelling scrub that helps promote consciousness, health, love, peace, and a sense of well-being. Ingredients • 1/2 to 1 cup of salt • Lavender leaf • Rosemary leaf or rosemary from your spice rack • 5-10 tablespoons of any oil
PEDAL PUSHERS Movies that drive car lovers Written by Andre James
In 2018, Aston Martin and EON Productions announced that they would be creating 25 Goldfinger DB5 continuation editions based on James Bond's legendary car from 1964. Image courtesy of Aston Martin. ÂŠ 1964 MetroGoldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. and Danjaq, LLC.
The cancellation of auto shows, concours and new releases from manufacturers has left car-lovers wanting, so we polled motoring enthusiasts inside and outside the Sophisticated Living family for their top auto-centric flicks. Bullitt (1968) & Le Mans (1971) – Jeffrey Cohen, Editor-In-Chief, Sophisticated Living Indianapolis // “Steve McQueen’s unforgettable car chase through the precipitous streets of San Francisco behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang GT 390 in Bullitt ensure its place in automotive and cinematic history. Directed by Englishman Peter Yates, this well-crafted movie would belong in the ranks of middling police procedurals were it not for its riveting and unprecedented car chase. Today, however, Bullitt is justifiably considered a trailblazing classic, and neither Ford Mustangs nor the streets of San Francisco have looked quite the same since. Even though Le Mans was not especially well-received at the time, I am particularly fond of this action-packed film for its authentic racing scenes and dramatic story line. Each time I glance down at my square-faced Tag Heuer Monaco, I am reminded of McQueen’s Gulf-liveried Porsche 917.” Casino Royale (2006) & Mad Max (1979) – Jason Yann, Art Director for Sophisticated Living // It was hard for Jason to choose a favorite among these two, but in the end, Bond took the top spot. “I do love the DBS V12,” he said wistfully. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) – Bridget Williams, Co-Founder, Sophisticated Living // “I love every second of this classic movie, and even though I can nearly recite it word-for-word, my heart drops each time I see Cameron’s father’s 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder crash through the glass-walled garage, an affront to both a car and a house I covet.” Ford v. Ferrari (2019) – Amelia Jeffers, publisher of Sophisticated Living Colombus // “I am not even a "car" person necessarily, though I always appreciate the lineup of stunning Ferraris from the Ohio Ferrari Club, who we host at the annual Sophisticated Living Columbus Polo tournament. I was captivated by the movie and moved by the sheer passion and competitive spirit in Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari. And, the appraiser in me loved gaining some understanding of how the American muscle car got hold of the market - and has held market share even today!” Goldfinger (1964) Laura Schwab, President of Aston Martin the Americas // “While it may seem obvious, I'll never forget the moment when James Bond sees the Aston Martin DB5 -- one of the world's most iconic cars -- for the first time, and he's walked through all the gadgets. Also, my home state of Kentucky is referenced repeatedly, because of Fort Knox, which is pretty exciting.”
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) – Eric Williams, co-founder of Sophisticated Living // “This is a great movie for anyone that loves automobiles as much as I do, blended with action and suspense. The 50 high-end cars that are stolen give car lovers the opportunity to ogle everything from American muscle to Italian icons.” No Time To Die (2020) – Andy Vine, owner of Blue Grass Automotive in Louisville, KY // Vine, who is a member of the Jaguar Land Rover National Dealer Council, is looking forward to the release of the 25th official James Bond film, in which Land Rover’s New Defender 110 will make its motion picture debut. Rush (2013) & Senna (2010) – Neil Charles, Contributing Editor, Sophisticated Living Indianapolis // There are surprisingly few movies that capture the technological superiority, visceral excitement and labyrinthine intrigue of Formula 1. As a piece of historical fiction, Ron Howard’s Rush comes probably as close as Hollywood will ever get: the story of the legendary rivalry between dandyish Brit James Hunt and the icy German Niki Lauda needs no embellishment to convey the extraordinary events at the center of the 1976 championship. One can only marvel at the derring-do of the drivers and the cavalier attitude of the race organizers for whom the show had to go on, regardless of the human cost. Although there have been huge advances in automotive safety since 1976, both on and off the track, it took the death of three-time World Champion Ayrton Senna and driver Roland Ratzenberger in the space of one weekend to put driver safety into focus. Since Senna’s death in 1994, there has only been one fatality in the sport. The loss of this extraordinary racer is the subject of an equally extraordinary documentary, Senna. Told without narration, the film charts the meteoric rise to glory and shocking, eerily foreshadowed, death of this Brazilian legend entirely through contemporary footage. The scenes where Senna expresses grave concerns about the fateful race weekend ahead are particularly chilling. The Italian Job (2003) – Martin Fritsches, President & CEO, RollsRoyce Motor Cars Americas // “I love the way it shows Mini as a cool car. I like the classic version, but the driving scenes are incredible and exciting and the Mini is almost as big a star as the actors.” Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) - John Kraman, Director of Company Relations and Lead TV Commentator for Mecum Auctions // “Two-Lane Blacktop stands out as an authentic car movie that also taps into the pop culture of the late 60’s and early 70’s. The 55’ Chevy and 70’ Pontiac GTO, as the stars, represent the opposite car spectrums and their owners accurately portray the generational gap as well.” sl
MAKE TIME FOR MOM & DAD Gift-worthy watches that will remind them of you each time they glance at their wrist. Compiled by Colin Dennis
Clockwise from top left this page: Canfield Women's Sport 40mm from Shinola ($1,000; shinola.com). Rolex Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust ($6,750; rolex.com). Bulgari Serpenti Seduttori ($27,100; bulgari.com). Petite Promesse from Baume & Mercier ($3,300; baume-et-mercier.com). Patek Philippe Calatrava Haute Joaillerie 4899/901G (price upon request; patek.com).
Clockwise from top left this page: IWC Pilot's Watch Timezoner Chronograph Edition '80 Years Flight to New York' ($13,100; iwc.com). Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition ($30,000; montblanc.com). Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Professional Diverâ€™s 600M ($11,100; grand-seiko.com). BALL Watch Company Engineer Master II Diver Worldtime ($3,199; ballwatch.com). Bell & Ross BR V2-94 AĂŠronavale Bronze ($5,200; bellross.com).
A PLACE IN THE SUN
Stylish outdoor furniture to define your space in the great outdoors Compiled by Colin Dennis
Clockwise from top left (including opposite page): Rover Concepts Francis outdoor modular sectional ($4,299; roveconcepts.com). This cast aluminum wall-mounted light, designed by Justin Champaign by Motive Lighting is a 2020 Red Dot Award Winner for Product Design (landscapeforms.com). Talenti Cruise teak dining table and armchairs (en.talentisrl.com). The dimpled configuration of the pieces in EGO Paris' Hive One collection enable multiple configurations (en.egoparis.com). Kingsley Bate's Tivoli section is comprised of seven individual pieces that can be arranged in multiple configurations (kingleybate.com). Ethan Allen Taunton Hill adjustable chaise ($2,260; ethanallen.com).
Clockwise from top left (starting opposite page): Silhouette outdoor rug from nanimarquina, is hand-tufted with 100% recycled PET fiber (nanimarquina.com). Solus Decor 48" Fire Bowl and Water Dome in 26" and 36" (solusdecor.com). Available in 82 colors, the Designtex + Sunbrella fabric collection boasts a high UV resistance for long-wearing outdoor applications (sunbrella.com). Serpentine armchair and settee designed by Eleonore Nalet for Ligne Roset (ligne-roset.com). Riviera sectional designed by Suzanne Tucker for Michael Taylor Designs (michaeltaylorcollections.com). Plato chairs by Jasper Morrison (hermanmiller.com). Crest Swivel chair in Sunbrella canvas yellow ($799; roomandboard.com). PiĂąa rocking chair designed by Jaime HayĂłn for Magis (magisdesign.com). Traffic outdoor armchair designed by Konstantin Grcic (magisdesign.com). The Flowers variant of the KUBE Collection from EGO Paris offers four possible seating positions (en.egoparis.com). The Nisswa lounge chair from Loll Designs ($1,395; lolldesigns.com). Taj double hammock set from Lujo ($2,890; lujoliving.com). Designed by Loll for Design Within Reach, the Hennepin cocktail table is waterproof, fade-resistant, and maintenance-free ($795; dwr.com).
Ancient symbols of protection and remembrance, amulets and lockets continue to be de rigueur today. Written by Bridget Williams
Belief in the power of enchanted objects to ward off evil is an idea dating to prehistoric times. Since then, people from a multitude of cultures and religions have donned objects, both natural and human-made, thought to insulate them from bad luck. At a press conference this past March, Mexican President AndrĂŠs Manuel LĂłpez Obrador held up a pair of amulets he said he carries for protection. Evil eye, depicted on everything today from dorm room posters to posh jewelry, reigns supreme among primordial talismans. The need to thwart the threat posed by a malevolent gaze appears in the holy books of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions and countless folklore, helping to explain the enduring cross-cultural appeal of this symbol. Amulets begat lockets, and one of the earliest examples is a locket ring worn by Queen Elizabeth I. On her finger for nearly three decades and only removed after her death in 1603, the bejeweled ring held a portrait of the queen c. 1575 on one side and her mother Anne Boleyn on the other. Donned by both men and women, some early lockets held perfumed fabric squares that one could use to counter a smelly situation. A few nefarious fashionistas were reputed to use their lockets to keep poison close at hand. It was during the Victorian era when lockets took the form most recognized today. Few among us haven't scoured a field at least once in search of a fourleaf-clover or relied on the good juju promised by a "lucky" piece of clothing to ensure victory, either as a competitor or fan. While we can't guarantee that our selection of lockets and amulets will ward off bad luck, we are confident that they'll garner admiring glances. sl 62 slmag.net
Clockwise (starting opposite page): Nora Kogan Crete pendant ($1,825; norakogan.com). Roberto Coin Venetian Princess diamond locket necklace ($6,400; robertocoin.com). 30% of sales from KatKim's Boob locket are donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation ($2,000; katkimfinejewelry.com/). IO Collective Clara necklace ($3,190; iocollective. co). Serengeti pendant from Parulina Fine Jewelry (price upon request; parulina.com). Emerald Eye triangle charm from Yun Yun Sun ($1,193; yun-yun-sun.com). Ben Bridge oval black agate & diamond locket ($1,399; benbridge.com). Rush Jewelry Design Signature Chain mixed gold necklace($5,900) and Harriet mixed gold pendant ($4,500; rushjewelrydesign.com). Love Locket ring from AnaKatarina ($11,430; anakatarina.com).
Clockwise from top left: Swati Dhanak necklace (swatidhanak.com). Chandally Hexagon 6-Point necklace ($2,600; chandally.com). Pyrrha Winged Heart locket ($425; pyrrha.com). Loewenkind medallion from Nana Fink (nanafink.com). IO Collective Clara necklace ($3,190; iocollective.co). VRAM Eye of Chrona ring (price upon request; vramjewelry.com). Adina Reyter Evil Eye blue & white diamond bolo bracelet ($998; adinareyter.com). Ashley Zhang oval diamond locket ($675; ashleyzhangjewelry.com). Rush Jewelry Design Signature Chain mixed gold necklace($5,900) and Harriet mixed gold pendant ($4,500; rushjewelrydesign.com).
Some will drive it, all will feel it. The 2020 Q7 Progressive design and timeless beauty are the hallmarks of the 2019 Audi Q7, creating a striking presence on both city streets and dusty back roads. With seating capacity for up to 7, and towing capacity up to 7,700 lbs, the Audi Q7 is the quintessential road trip vehicle for you and your family.
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Turkey Benedictine and Bacon Sandwich and housemade Cherry Coke. Photo by Chris Witzke.
THE SOY OF COOKING With the opening of its Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace, Bourbon Barrel Foods comes into its own as a complete lifestyle brand. Written by Bridget Williams Perennially clad in a chambray shirt and apt to run his fingers through his tousled blonde hair when talking, Matt Jamie projects an aura that's more SoCal surfer than gourmet food guru. Being cognizant of his confidence to a fault makes Jamie an approachable leader who readily admits that trials by fire are what have ultimately led to the global success of Bourbon Barrel Foods (BBF), which he founded in 2007. Soy sauce is BBF's raison d 'ĂŞtre. The deceptively simple composition of ingredients in a bottle of soy sauce belies the present intricacies of running a business on a global scale that has its fingers in everything from cookbooks to charcuterie. Jamie's wise decision to age his soy sauce in repurposed bourbon barrels (what he calls his "sixth ingredient"), allowed him to hitch a ride 66 slmag.net
on the wave of interest in bourbon that has made the Bluegrass State's native spirit a boon to many sectors of the economy. When we last profiled BBF in our November/December 2013 issue, the company's portfolio boasted approximately 15 products, the bulk of which were developed in partnership with Woodford Reserve. Today the total number has burgeoned to 90 (and growing), heralding a paradigm shift Jamie said has taken place largely within the past three years. BBF is a singular sensation with few if any companies having a similar business model in the gourmet food category. Jamie credits learning to lean on the expertise of his team, which includes advisors who mirror his emotional investment in the brand, as essential ingredients in BBF's secret sauce of success. He jokes that the most important woman in his life is his CFO.
Photo by Andrew Kung.
North Country Lupo Salami & Fino Salami, Bourbon Barrel Foods Bourbon Smoked Paprika Sobrassada, Peppercorn Asiago Cheese, and Kentucky Blue Cheese served on a board made from bourbon barrel staves. Photo by Chris Witzke.
Matt Jamie in the storefront of the Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace. Photo by Andrew Kung
From the outset, Jamie has been cognizant of the power of storytelling and in his ability to promote fellow Kentucky producers who share his passion for perfection. In some cases, these collaborations, which incorporate existing BBF products into the creation of new ones, provide much-needed employment in rural areas. As an example, he singled out Joyce and Charlie Pinson of Friends Drift Inn in Pikeville, Kentucky, who create BBF's jams and jellies. The Pinsons are proponents of the Appalachian foodways movement, and Jamie said that while he could have gone anywhere for production, he waited for their enterprise, which sources all of its fruit from Kentucky, to be operational. "These are products with a purpose," he explained. The convergence of BBF's expanding product line with Jamie's desire to replicate the experience of neighborhood 68 slmag.net
bodegas he visited in Spain and Japan mark the apex of the company's methodical move to becoming a complete lifestyle brand. "Everything we've created over the past two years has rounded out the brand and filled in what we needed to complete the marketplace shopping experience," Jamie explained. Occupying two conjoined storefronts on Frankfort Avenue in the Crescent Hill neighborhood, the Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace, which opened in November of last year, is likely the closest you'll ever get to stepping inside the pages of a cookbook. With very few exceptions, such as fresh produce, exotic mushrooms from Frondosa Farms, and KY Straight Ice cubes to name a few, nearly every product on offer in this gourmet grocery and neighborhood hangout is from the BBF product line.
Bourbon Smoked Pimento Cheese sandwich on white bread and Edamame and Shitake Salad.Photo by Chris Witzke.
The grab-and-go case features entrees and side dishes from the Eat Your Bourbon cookbook. Photo by Chris Witzke.
Old Forrester Perfect Old Fashioned. Photo by Andrew Kung.
Photo by Andrew Kung
Photo by Andrew Kung
Settle into a lounge chair at the front of the marketplace and flip through a copy of Jamie's 2017 Eat Your Bourbon cookbook, or pick up a recipe card to use as a shopping list. You can also skip straight to the finish line by scooping up a prepared entrĂŠe, soup, sandwich, or side dish from the gourmet grab-and-go case (your secret is safe with us). If you can't wait until you get home, they'll heat up your selections on the spot, and you can enjoy it at the storefront counter or the bar. Located at the rear of the marketplace, the full bar is a true homage to Kentucky's native spirit, starting with the physical space. The bar top is comprised of 290 barrel staves, and patrons face an accent wall created by a patchwork quilt-like configuration of steel squares Jamie aged in his backyard. The assemblage serves as an artful backdrop for showcasing BrownForman's full product lineup. There's an extensive craft cocktail and mocktail menu culled from the cookbook, along with wine and kombucha on tap. "If you like the cocktail you ordered, we can sell you the bourbon, the mixers, the glass, and the muddler," Jamie explained. "It's a fun and unique one-stop-shop." 70 slmag.net
Hot pretzel with Bourbon Smoked Beer Cheese. Photo by Chris Witzke.
Tapas-style plates available at the bar are executed with a Kentucky twist and showcase BBF's partnerships in everything from charcuterie and cheese to sorghum and sandwiches. Again, many of the dishes are adapted from the cookbook, so you can pick up the ingredients needed to recreate the dishes at home. Jamie said that BBF's founding principle is "Innovate, Evolve, and Diversify," which pivoted to "Remain, Adapt, and Be At the Ready" during the pandemic. He cites his companyâ€™s agility as key in avoiding layoffs that have plagued so many other businesses during this time. As a gourmet grocery, Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace has remained open for curbside service and carryout and Jamie continues to work on establishing relationships with local producers to expand the grocery offerings. He said he is looking forward to the easing of distancing restrictions so that he can fully realize his vision for a true neighborhood marketplace that also serves as a reprieve for people visiting the Bourbon Trail. "The Marketplace is an expression of me, the brand, and what we believe in," he said. sl Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace is located at 2710 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville. For more information visit bourbonbarrelfoods.com, call 502.618.0939, or follow on Facebook at facebook.com/eatyourbourbonmarketplace/.
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Pawhibition, 6:30pm, The Lyric Theatre; paws4thecause.com MOSAIC Awards, 5:30pm, Louisville Marriott Downtown, Gathering in the Gardens, 6:30pm, Taylor Manor; taylormanor.org NULU Bock Fest, 12pm, 600 & 700 blocks of East Market Street in Louisville; https://nulubusinessassocation.wildapricot.org Kentucky Reggae Festival, Louisville Waterfront Park; Kentuckyreggaefestival.com VIPS Gala, 6:30pm, Louisville Boat Club, vips.org Waggin’ Trail for the KY Humane Society, 2pm, Louisville Slugger Field; kyhumane.org
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83rd Rock Creek Horse Show; rockcreekhorseshow.com Ladies in Leadership, 8:30am, KY Derby Museum; derbymuseum.org Bourbon & Bowties for Norton Children’s Hospital, 6:30pm, Fleur de Lis Farm; nortonchildrens.com Nativity Academy Auction, 6pm, Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center; nativitylouisville.org Denim & Diamonds Gala for Parkinson’s Support Center, 6pm, Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center; denim-diamonds.parkinsoncenter.org LUNG FORCE Run/Walk, 6pm, 720 Brent St. in Louisville; action.lung.org Bluegrass BBQ Fest, downtown Lexington; bluegrassbbqfest.com Debutante Scholarship Ball, 6pm, Griffin Gate Marriott; email@example.com CHI St. Joseph Health Foundation 31st Annual Golf Tournament, 10:30am, the University Club of Kentucky; chisaintjosephhealth.org/saint-joseph-hospital-foundation-golf-tournament Walk to END Epilepsy, 9am, Keeneland; p2p.onecause.com Zoofari, 6pm, Louisville Zoo; louisvillezoo.org The Imperial Court of KY Bourbon Ball Coronation 39, 6:30pm, Hilton Lexington; imperialcourtkentucky.org Road to the Horse, Alltech Arena at the KY Horse Park; roadtothehorse.com Kentuckiana PRIDE Parade, Concert & Festival; kypride.com Women of Bourbon Cocktail Competition, 6pm, Bardstown Bourbon Company; bardstownbourbon.com Leukemia & Lymphoma Society MWOY Grand Finale Gala, 5:30pm, Omni Louisville Hotel Mr. & Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony, 5pm, Griffin Gate Marriott; mrandmisskybasketball.com
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YMCA BLACK ACHIEVERS AWARDS
Presented by the YMCA of Louisville, this annual awards celebration honors exceptional high school seniors, Adult Achievers, and community members. Held at the Galt House, the evening’s keynote speaker was Deshauna Barber, Miss USA 2016 and U.S. Army Reserve Captain.
Photography by Daniel Roberts
BGT PREVIEW PARTY
2020 marked the 35th anniversary of the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation’s Antiques & Garden Show. Honorary co-chairs Dr. Shailendra and Mrs. Kathy Chopra welcomed guests to a Gala Preview Party at the KY Horse Park’s Alltech Arena.
YMCA Black Achievers Awards 1) Ashley Young, Kristopher White, Javeare White, Darryl Tucker, Jennifer Terry 2) Terrance Pettus, Felecia Patterson, Junyce Porter, Stepahnie Mooney, Stacey-Ann McDuffus 3) Llynd Robinson, Raya R. Ross, Myecia Bright 4) Dee Dee Bowden, Tenicia Breckenridge, Kevin Duke, Natonya Harbison 5) Dr. Kristie Matzek, Andrea T Lightsy BGT Preview Party 1) Kim Hites, Suzie Stinnett 74 slmag.net 2) Geneva Donaldson, Janie Fergus, Kathy Chopra, Shelia Ferrell 3) Shelly Fortune, Mandy Vaughan 4) Deron Eckert, Alex Narramore 5) John & Ann Cox, Darrell Shirmer
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CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GALA
New York Times Bestselling author Eric Metaxas was the featured guest speaker at the annual gala to benefit the Christian Academy School System.
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BOURBON & THE BAYOU
A Fat Friday gala to benefit CASA of Lexington, this Mardi Gras-themed event held at the Carrick House included Cajun cuisine and music by Jordan English.
Christian Academy Gala 1) Eric Metaxas, Tricia Lawrence, Melissa Vinson, Tom Lawrence, Brice Vinson 2) Jason & Angie Chambers, Patty & Tony Young 3) Tonya Chalfant, Mary Birkhead 4) Eric Metaxas, Annette & Stephen Baldwin Bourbon & the Bayou 1) Beth Chitwood Dean, Billy Marksbury 2) Shane & Jennifer Hall 3) TJ & Sarah Fox 4) Lisa Dollins, Debbie Jones, Billie Dollins 5) Wallace & Lorrie Huff
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Entrepreneur Deon Stokes was the keynote speaker for the National Association of Women Business Owners, Kentucky Chapterâ€™s annual EPIC Awards. Ingrid Hernandez received the EPIC for a Lifetime Award.
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The 32nd annual Central Kentucky Heart Ball, chaired by Dr. Hal and Sarah Skinner, was presented by White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics. The eventâ€™s honoree was former Kentucky Governor John Y. Brown.
Epic Awards 1) Stephanie & Steve Givens, Heidi Kaltenhauser, Anya Kaltenhauser 2) Pamela Broadus, Lynn Cooper, Lauren Broadus 3) Lesa Seibert, Christy Jarobe, Jennifer Willis, Sarah Davenshire-Wisdom 4) Diane Partridge, Jennifer Morani, Lisa Manning, Shannon Downs Heart Ball 1) Courtney & Ryan Mangione 2) Carol & Jack Russell, John & Trish Collier 3) Destin & Forrest Smith 4) Wes & Lacia Harrison 5) William & Jemma Walker
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THE JEFF RUBY STEAKS
Field Pass, under Irad Ortiz, Jr., won the Grade 3, $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks race at Turfway Park in Northern Kentucky on March 14. This was trainer Mike Maker’s sixth victory in the Ruby (previously known as the Spiral Stakes). Only essential staff, owners, limited friends and family and media were allowed to be on hand for the race.
Let the Cure Take Flight was the theme of the JDRF Kentucky Chapter’s Promise Gala and After Party. Presented by Ford and held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, the event featured silent and live auctions and music from the Legacy Band. 78 slmag.net
Promise Gala 1) Paul, Aly, Grant, Drew and Brady White 2) Elizabeth, Ryan, Emma Baxter 3) JDRF Youth Ambassadors are all kids with Type One Diabetes 4) Andrea Shepherd & Rachel McMahan
Photography by Emma McMahan
Photography by Tiffany Howell
MONTE CARLO MASQUERADE
Now in its 6th year, the annual Twisted Pink gala has raised more than $1 million to fund stage IV breast cancer research. Paula Miller received the 2020 Dace Polk Brown Ambassador Award at the Monte Carlo-themed event, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.
Photography by Daniel Roberts
TAILS & ALES
Proceeds from this beer-tasting event, held at the Campbell House, benefitted the Lexington Humane Society.
Monte Carlo Masquerade 1) Patti Peachey, Patti Klika, Tiffany Cardwell 2) Samantha Johnson, Jessica Roby, Lisa Bellafato 3) Monica Hardin, Sandra Fuqua-Baker 4) Stephen & Kailtyn Hubert Tails & Ales 1) Katrina & Kenneth Lawson 2) Hailey Williams, Ethan Spalding 3) Megan Durrum, Aaron Henderson 4) Hope Henderson, Anne Bennett 5) Anna Dressman holding an adoptable puppy
Photography by Chad Henle
WINE, WOMEN & SHOES
Presented by Delta Dental, this annual event to benefit Louisvilleâ€™s Family Scholar House featured designer fashion, shoe guys, wine tastings and a Key-To-The-Closet-Raffle.
Photography by Barry Delaney
WILD GAME DINNER
Easter Seals Cardinal Hill hosted its 17th annual Wild Game & Sports Auction at the RJ Corman Railroad Group Hangar in Nicholasville. 4
Wine, Women & Shoes 1) Leah Hazelwood, Hannah Robb, Gia Combs, Molly Jett 2) Lauara Pruniski, Karen Campbell 3) Emily Mundt, Hanna Meridith, Debbie Merideth 4) Ashley Hadley, Emily Digenis, Jessica MooreWild Game Dinner 1) Tim & Nicky Farmer 2) Alexandra Barnhart, Matthew DiLorenzo, Andy Moore 3) Beth Monarch, Leonard Wills 4) Elaine Pence, Susan Martin 5) Cindy Jacobelli, Jenny Wurzback, Stuart Wheeler
1700 Rivercrest Court $2,400,000 Welcome to Notre Nid sur la Riviere! This stunning countryside estate with Ohio River views is located on 6 acres in the highly sought after neighborhood of Rivercrest Estates. This home was built by Sterling Development Group to reflect the owners' love of Kentucky and specifically positioned to maximize river views in almost every room of this four-story walk-out. Other notable features of this home include an attached three-car garage; service entrance; two kitchens; an outdoor fireplace and entertainment area; expansive back two-story Trex deck; built-in Sonos surround sound; a secret room; and, a splendid 3rd floor crow's nest. Upon entering the main entrance, you'll immediately notice the soaring ceiling height in the two-story foyer, enhanced with an expertly crafted dome and gorgeous rope lighting showcasing a Swarovski crystal chandelier. The magnificent marble tiled grand foyer is complimented by the rich color of the curved mahogany staircase. The staircase itself is adorned with handcrafted iron spindles that feature several custom horse head silhouettes. Just through the grand foyer you'll pass the formal half bath and enter a second central foyer which adjoins the next three large rooms of this spacious and open first floor plan. These rooms have brilliant wide plank Brazilian cherry flooring: to the left is the formal dining room with gorgeous crown molding, a sizable storage closet, and yet another Swarovski crystal chandelier. The great room boasts built-in bookshelves, a marvelous wet bar, and a grand picture window that perfectly showcases the sweeping rear views of the river. The kitchen and hearth room share a double-sided gas fireplace. The chef's kitchen and hearth room serve as the heart of the home and were specifically and thoughtfully designed to maximize storage space and efficiency. Here you'll find handsome custom cabinetry and a large central island paired with top of the line Wolf appliances and additional conveniences like the Subzero ice maker, two island drawer refrigerators and a spacious pantry. If you take a quick step through the hearth room and walk out the rear French doors you'll find the long covered deck which boasts multiple seating areas. This is the perfect place to enjoy dinner with family or friends while overlooking the gorgeous treetop canopy of the surrounding woods. 82 slmag.net
Back inside and down the central hallway, you'll find a second stairwell, a spacious laundry room, a delightful guest suite with French doors to the rear yard, and the service entrance/mud room that services the rear veranda and garage. On the second floor is a stately central office with built-in bookshelves and French doors overlooking the two story hearth room and the river beyond. The second floor master suite serves as the owners' private getaway. Here, you'll find two spacious his and hers closets, an additional office space, a double-sided gas fireplace, and a spalike master bath. Rounding out the second floor are two additional bedroom/ bathroom suites and a large media room. If you continue up the rear stairwell you'll pass a lovely reading nook and a clever secret room behind the bookshelf. At the very top of the stairs is a covetable crow's nest with a wet bar. This is the perfect place to enjoy a hot cup of coffee at sunrise or an evening night cap as you take in the majestic views of the tranquil river below. The lower level walkout encompasses an entertainment room with a large built-in of mixed wood and stone, an impressive kitchen with a hammered copper farmhouse sink and copper tile backsplash, a bourbon bar with a second tv area, and once again, expansive views of the river below. This level also boasts a half bath, a private gym, space for a potential wine cellar, TONS of storage, and a mother-in-law suite with heated tile floors in the bathroom. For more information contact John Stough with Kentucky Select Properties, 502.552.9120.
1416 Willow Ave #6b $525,000 Welcome to Louisville's Historic Dartmouth Condominium Building. 1920s elegance updated for today's living. The Dartmouth has an attached valet parking garage, elevator, stylish lobby and beautiful views of Cherokee Park and surrounding Cherokee Triangle homes. 6B is in move in condition and ready for immediate occupancy. Large rooms, tall ceilings, inlaid hardwood floors and lovely architectural details. The unit has two bedrooms, two full baths, a living room, a dining room, and a family room. The remodeled kitchen is open to the breakfast room and the family room. Pantry closet and the original pantry cupboards in the breakfast room. Laundry in the unit has side by side washer and dryer. Generous storage includes a walk-in closet in the master, a walk-in cedar closet, a large coat closet in the entry hall and a walk-in storage closet outside the rear door of the unit for storage & delivery items. 6B has one storage unit in the basement and one parking space in the building. Additional garage space is available for separate purchase from the seller. Located in Historic Preservation Neighborhood in Cherokee Triangle and just one block from Cherokee Park. Monthly Association Condo Fee is $1363.85, which includes heat and air conditioning, electricity, water, sewer, cable and internet, trash removal, master insurance, 24hour doorman, valet parking, exterior maintenance, landscaping, snow removal and gym. For more information contact Sandy Phillips with Kentucky Select Properties, 502.664.5914.
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THINGS ARE BUZZING AT THE HOME OF ROLLS-ROYCE Written by Andre James
Although car manufacturing has been temporarily suspended, production of another unique, distinctly British treasure is running at record levels at the Home of Rolls-Royce: the world’s most exclusive honey. In their third full season of production, the dedicated 250,000-strong workforce in the company’s Apiary are set, once again, to exceed their 2020 volume targets for the ‘Rolls-Royce of Honey’. Having come through the winter in excellent health, RollsRoyce’s English Honey Bees are currently emerging from their hives and foraging on the half-a-million trees, shrubs and wildflowers flourishing across the 42-acre Rolls‑Royce site, plus the eight acres of sedum plants growing on the manufacturing plant’s ‘living roof ’ – the largest of its kind in the UK. The more adventurous bees make sorties into the surrounding Goodwood Estate, whose 12,000 acres of West Sussex countryside are among the glories of the South Downs National Park. Established in 2017, the Goodwood Apiary comprises six traditional, English-crafted, wooden beehives, each bearing a polished stainless steel nameplate handcrafted in the company’s Bespoke Workshop. Five are named after cars in the Rolls-Royce product family – ‘Phantom’, ‘Wraith’, ‘Ghost’, ‘Dawn’ and ‘Cullinan’ – while the sixth, the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’, celebrates the marque’s illustrious mascot. Like the 2,000 employees at the Home of Rolls-Royce, the bees are responsible for producing a rare and desirable product. At the end of each season, ‘The Rolls-Royce of Honey’ is meticulously hand‑processed by local specialists and served to guests of the marque, including customers commissioning their motor cars in the company’s Atelier suite. The Apiary project is Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ response to the real and present threat facing Britain’s Honey Bee population.
Honey Bees are the principal pollinators of numerous tree and plant species, including many of the fruit and vegetable crops that are crucial to the local agricultural economy around the Home of Rolls-Royce. However, a shortage of suitable forage, primarily caused by habitat loss, has put their numbers under great and growing pressure in recent years. The South Downs National Park, on the doorstep of the Home of Rolls-Royce, mirrors this national trend. Chalk downland, which supports pollinators including honey bees, bumblebees and the Adonis blue butterfly, now accounts for just four per cent of the National Park’s total area, in fragmented pockets that make it harder for pollinators to move through the landscape. Through providential timing, the creation of the Apiary gave an early boost to a new South Downs National Park Trust campaign to address this critical problem. The Bee Lines initiative supports farmers and landowners in creating new flower-rich ‘corridors’ to link areas of habitat and help bees and other pollinator species to thrive. Residents and businesses within the National Park boundaries are also being encouraged to get involved through initiatives such as planting wildflowers in gardens and grounds. “The Apiary further underlines our commitment to the environment, which informs everything we do at Goodwood,” says Richard Carter, Director of Global Communications at RollsRoyce Motor Cars. “Our sustainable buildings, thermal ponds, rainwater management systems and wildfowl refuge have already made the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood one of the UK’s most eco-friendly manufacturing facilities. Through this project, which taps into the biodiversity of our site, including our huge living roof, we’re making an important contribution to conserving Britain’s vital bee population.” sl
62 Indian Hills Trail $1,795,000 Live boundless! This is a home that invites, inspires and reflects a life of infinite possibilities. Characterized by clean simplicity and integration with nature, this home eloquently emphasizes the adage that less is more. This mid-century modern home is one of Louisville's most unique and exclusive properties. Evoking a minimalist elegance, panoramic walls of windows and sliding glass doors reinforce a natural connection by blending seamlessly into the canopy of trees above and beyond. The first level features an expansive 4,426 square feet, above grade with five bedrooms, three full bathrooms and one half bathroom. This level also includes a five car garage. Mirroring the open floor plan of the home's first level, the lower level features 4,261 square feet with one bedroom, two full bathrooms and includes a newer finished space, which can accommodate an additional seven cars. For more information contact Cara King with Lenihan Sothebyâ€™s International Realty, 502.418.2882.
707 Daneshall Drive $1,399,000 The character of a home lies not only in its intricacies but also its ability to adapt to the modern luxuries even the most discerning buyers expect. The theme of subtle elegance resonates throughout every inch of the 6200 square foot residence. The formal living room and dining room flank the entry and are as equally impressive as they are stately. The great room sets the stage with oversized ceilings, delivering expansive backyard views. The uniquely designed floor plan allows for easy transition from room to room, evoking a familial warmth that charms the estate's immense proportions. The kitchen features quartz countertops, custom cabinetry, top of the line appliances, as well as a traditional farmhouse sink. The billiard room and bar is located just off of the great room and serves as an additional entertaining space. The first level also features one half bathroom, a full bathroom, laundry room and a mud room that segues to the two car garage. The second level of the home can be accessed by front and rear staircases. The rear staircase leads to the theater room, which is connected by a hallway featuring the homes five bedrooms. Among the five bedrooms, two are true master suites. The newly remodeled master suite is complete with a spa-quality, marble-clad master bathroom, featuring a Miele coffee bar, expansive closet, steam shower with separate bathtub and water closet. A second laundry room exists on this level as well. The allure of this home extends beyond the traditional confines of a home. The backyard transforms this home and your views on what it means to truly live. Among verdant greenery and sweeping vistas lies an inimitable amalgamation of key elements that spark joy and ignite a sense of tranquility. From elegant soirees to backyard barbecues, the abundance of patio space offers endless possibilities for outdoor entertaining. Call to schedule a private showing today. For more information contact Cara King with Lenihan Sothebyâ€™s International Realty, 502.418.2882.
PORSCHE OFFERING CONTACTLESS DELIVERY The new 2020 Porsche Taycan now at dealerships Written by Andre James
April ushered in an exciting new addition to the Taycan model line, as the new 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S joins the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S at dealerships in preparation for customer deliveries. Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of PCNA commented: “The new Taycan 4S sits right at the heart of our electrified model line-up, delivering the effortless performance and engaging dynamics expected of a Porsche sports car with the space and connectivity that make it viable for everyday use. Even in these challenging times, it is a credit to our dealers that they have developed innovative ways to support our customers. This means the first of the Taycan 4S’s to arrive here in the US will be delivered by our dealers to awaiting customers in the coming days.” The jurors of the World Car of the Year Awards agreed, by giving the Taycan two awards, a first for Porsche: ‘World Performance Car of the Year’ and ‘World Luxury Car of the Year.’ 90 slmag.net
Powering the Taycan 4S is the 93.4-kWh Performance Battery Plus that allows its dual motors to generate up to 562 hp (420kW) using its overboost function and when launch control is activated. When configured in this way, it can accelerate from a standstill to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds. Its top track speed is 155 mph, made possible through its two-speed gearbox. The EPA estimated range for the Taycan 4S is 203 miles. Customers can, in states where it’s feasible to do so, collect their cars in person, or if required (or preferred) receive their new Taycan via contactless home delivery – providing customers with access to new cars without leaving the house. This is part of the innovative ‘Porsche at Your Service’ program, designed to assist customers with greater flexibility and convenience when it comes to online sales, vehicle collection and delivery as well as servicing. sl
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BUGATTI DIVO – IN THE STARTING BLOCKS After two years of development, the hyper sports car will be delivered to customers starting this year Written by Andre James
Exceptionally crafted, striking in character, strictly limited, and with completely different handling performance, the Divo is one of the most exclusive hyper sports cars of the modern motoring era. After a rigorous two-year development period, the first models of the coveted small series are now being delivered to customers. “With the Divo, Bugatti is reviving a long-forgotten coachbuilding tradition. The limited and extremely highperformance hyper sports car has its own exclusive character, features enhanced lateral acceleration, agility, and cornering characteristics and is an absolute must-have for any Bugatti enthusiast’s hyper sports car collection. With the new design of the Divo and its completely different handling performance, we have succeeded in creating a true masterpiece of automotive craftsmanship that fully revives our long-standing tradition of coachbuilding,” says Stephan Winkelmann, President of Bugatti with pride. Bugatti will build only 40 of the unique Divo – at a net unit price of 5 million euros. “At the beginning of 2018, our aim was to develop a particularly sporty vehicle as the first project under the leadership of new Bugatti President Stephan Winkelmann. We 92 slmag.net
had lengthy discussions – and above all, we listened to our customers. Some of them were longing for an agile and cornerhungry car. That’s definitely what the Divo has turned out to be,” says Pierre Rommelfanger, project manager for limited edition models at Bugatti. A short time later, a small team of experts began development. The goal they set themselves: the Divo was to be very different from the Chiron2 – even more exclusive and designed to be more sporty and agile on bends, though without sacrificing comfort and supremacy. A great challenge. Within a few months, an initial design model was created and presented to Chiron owners in Molsheim, France, with explanations provided in one-on-one discussions. “Every Divo customer owns a Chiron, knows what the brand stands for, and is a true Bugatti enthusiast. Our customers instantly understood the sporty approach of the Divo and supported our project,” says Stephan Winkelmann proudly. The response has been overwhelming: all 40 Divo cars planned will immediately go to a new owner. “This is a great confirmation for the Bugatti team, who have developed this outstanding vehicle with a huge amount of heart and soul.” sl
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LOUISVILLE A 211 Clover Lane – 211clover.com 502 Bar & Bistro – the502barandbistro.com 610 Magnolia – 610magnolia.com 80/20 @Kaelin’s – 8020atkaelins.com Adrienne & Co. Bakery – cakestoday.com Against the Grain Brewery – atgbrewery.com Amici Café – amicilouisville.com Angilo’s Pizza – angilospizza.com Angio’s Italian Restaurant – angiosrestaurant.com Annie Café – anniecafe.com Anoosh Bistro – anooshbistro.com Arata Sushi – aratasushiprospect.com Aspen Creek Grill – aspencreekgrill.com Atlantic No. 5 – atlanticno5.com B Bandido Taqueria Mexicana – bandidotm.com Barn 8 – hermitagefarm.com Bar Vetti – barvetti.com Bearno’s Pizza – bearnos.com Bella Italia – thebellaitalia.com Biscuit Belly – biscuit-belly.com Bistro La Relais – lerelaisrestaurant.com Blaze Pizza – blazepizza.com Blue Dog Bakery & Café – bluedogbakeryandcafe.com Bluegrass Brewing Company – bbcbrew.com Board & You – boardandyou.com Bonnie & Clyde’s Pizza Boombozz Pizza – boombozz.com Bootleg Barbeque – bootlegbbq.com Boujie Biscuit Bourbons Bistro – bourbonsbistro.com Brasserie Provence – brasserieprovence.com Breadworks – breadworkslouisville.com Bristol Bar & Grille – bristolbarandgrille.com Brix Wine Bar – brixlouisville.com Brown Hotel – brownhotel.com Bunz Restaurant – bunzburgerz.com Butchertown Grocery – butchertowngrocery.com Butchertown Grocery Bakery – butchertowngrocery.com
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C Check’s Café – checkscafelouisville.com Cheddar Box Café – cheddarboxcafe.com Chik’n & Mi – chiknandmi.com Chuy’s – chuys.com Ciao – ciaolouisville.com Coal’s Artisan Pizza – coalsartisanpizza.com Come Back Inn – comebackinn.net Con Huevos – conhuevos.com Corner Café – cornercafelouisville.com Cottage Café Crushed Ice Catering – crushedicecatering.com Culver’s – culvers.com Cunningham’s Creekside
G Galaxie – galaxiebar.com Game – wildgameburgers.com Gasthaus – gathausdining.com Goose Creek Diner – gcdiner.com Gracious Plenty – graciousplentycatering.com Gralehaus – gralehaus.com Granville Inn – thegranvilleinn.com Grape Leaf – grapeleafonline.com Grassa Gramma – grassagramma.com Great Flood Brewing Co. – greatfloodbrewing.com Grind Burger Kitchen – grindburgerkitchen.com Guaca-Mole – guaca-mole-restaurant.com Gustavo’s Mexican – gustavosmexgrill.com
D Dairy Kastle – dairykastle.com Dakshin Indian Restaurant Danny Mac’s Pasta & Pizza – dannymacspizza.com Derby City Pizza – derbycitypizza.com DiOrio’s Pizza – diorios.pizza Dish on Market – dishonmarket.com District 6 – eatdistrict6.wixsite.com Dragon King’s Daughter – dragonkingsdaughter.com Drake’s – drakescomeplay.com
H Hammerheads – louisvillehammerheads.com Heart & Soy – heartandsoy.net Heine Bros. – heinebroscoffee.com Heitzman Traditional Bakery – heitzmanbakery.com Hi-Five Doughnuts – hifivedoughnuts.com Highland Morning – highlandmorning.org Holy Grale – holygralelouisville.com Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen – piekitchen.com Hometown Pizza – hometownpizza.com Hooked on Frankfort – hookedonfrankfort.com
E Eat a Pita – eatapitaville.com Eat Your Bourbon Marketplace – bourbonbarrelfoods.com Eggs Over Frankfort Eiderdown – eiderdown-gtown.com El Taco Luchador – el-taco-luchador.com El Tarasco F Farm to Fork Catering & Café – farmtoforkfood.com Fat Jimmy’s – fatjimmyspizza.com Feast BBQ – feastbbq.com Fork & Barrel – bethefork.com Four Pegs Beer Lounge Frankfort Ave Beer Depot – fabdsmokehouse.com Fuji Japanese Steakhouse – sushilouisville.com
I Impellizzeri's – impellizzeris.com J J. Gumbo’s – jgumbos.com J. Harrod's – jharrodsrestaurant.com Jake & Elwood's – jakeandelwoods.com Jasmine – jasmineasianbistroky.com Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse – jeffruby.com Joe's Older Than Dirt Joella's Hot Chicken – joellas.com Joy Luck – thejoyluck.com Jucy's Smokehouse BBQ – jucys.com
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K Karem's – karen.com Kashmir Indian Restaurant Kingfish Restaurant – kingfishrestaurants.com L La Chasse – lachasselouisville.com Ladyfinger Catering – ladyfingersinc.com La Suerte – lasuertelouisville.com Le Moo – lemoorestaurant.com Liège & Dairy Ice Cream + Waffles – liegeanddairy.com Lilly’s Bistro – lillysbistro.com Logan Street Market – loganstmarket.com Lonnie’s Best Taste of Chicago – lonniesbesttasteofchicago.com Lotsa Pasta – lotsapastalouisville.com Lou Lou Food + Drink – louloufoodanddrink.com Louisville Cream – louisvillecream.com LouVino – louvino.com M Manhattan Project – themanhattanprojectky.com Mark's Feed Store – marksfeedstore.com Martini Italian Bistro – martinilouisville.com Mercato Italiano – mercato-italiano.com Merle’s Whisky Kitchen – merleswhiskeykitchen.com Mesh – meshrestaurants.com Mexa Tacos – mexatacos.com Mike Linnig's – mikelinnigsrestaurant.com Mile Wide Beer Co – milewidebeer.com Mission BBQ – mission-bbq.com Mojito in Havana – havanarumbaonline.com Molly Malone's – mollymalonesirishpub.com Monnik Beer Co – monnikbeer.com Morris Deli & Catering – morrisdelicatering.com Morton's the Steakhouse – mortons.com MozzaPi – mozzapi.com Mussel & Burger Bar – mussel-burger-bar.com 98 slmag.net
N Naïve – eatnaive.com NamNam Café – namnamcafe.com Napa River Grill – napariverlouisville.com Noche Mexican BBQ – nochemexicanbbq.com Noosh Nosh – nooshnosh.com Nord's Bakery – nordsbakery.biz North Lime Donuts – northlime.net Ntaba Coffee Haus – ntabacoffeehaus.com O Ollie's Trolley O’Shea’s Traditional Irish Pub – osheaslouisville.net P Paul’s Fruit Market – paulsfruit.com Payne Street Bakehouse – nancysbagels.com Pho Ba Lu – phobalu.com Pho Café – phocafeonbardstown.com Pho Phi – phophi.net Plehn's Bakery – plehns.com Porch Kitchen & Bar – porchlouisville.com Portage House – eatportagehouse.com Potbelly Sandwich Shop – potbelly.com Primo's Pizzeria – primoslou.com Q Queen of Sheba – queenofshebalouisville.com Quill’s Coffee Shop – quillscoffee.com R Ramsi's Cafe on the World – ramsiscafe.com Rawnaissance Raw Organic Desserts – rawd2go.com Red Hog Artisan Meat – redhogartisanmeat.com Red Top Gourmet Hot Dogs – redtopdogs.com Red Yeti Brewing – redyettijeff.com River House Restaurant – riverhouselouisville.com River Road BBQ – riverroadbbq.com
ROC Restaurant – rocrestaurant.com Royals Hot Chicken – royalshotchicken.com Rumors Restaurant & Raw Oyster Bar – rumorslouisville.com Rye – ryeonmarket.com S Safai Coffee – safaicoffee.com Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina – salsaritas.com Sapporo Japanese Grill – sapporolouisville.com Sarino – sarinolouisville.com Scarlet’s Bakery – scarletsbakery.org Seafood Lady – seafoodlady502.com Selena's at Willow Lake Tavern – selenasrestaurant.com Seviche – sevicherestaurant.com Shady Lane Café Shalimar Indian Restaurant – louisvilleshalimar.com Silly Axe Café – thesillyaxecafe.com Simply Thai – simplythaiky.com SOU Southern Kitchen & Bar – sou-louisville.com Spinelli's Pizza – spinellispizzeria.com Stevens & Stevens – stevensandstevensdeli.com Sugar & Spice Donut Shop – sugarandspicedonuts.com Sunergos Coffee – sunergoscoffee.com Sweet Surrender Dessert Café – sweetsurrenderdessertcafe.com T Taj Palace – tajpalacelouisville.com Tandori Fusion – thetandorifusion.com Taziki's Mediterranean Café – tazikis.com Tea Station Chinese Bistro – teastationbistro.com Texas Roadhouse – texasroadhouse.com The Back Door – thebackdoorlouisiville.com The Blackstone Grille – theblackstonegrille.com The Block Gourmet Deli – theblockgourmet.com The Café – thecafetogo.com The Celtic Pig – celticpig.com
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The Fat Lamb – fatlamblouisville.com The Post – thepostlouisville.com Time4Thai – time4thaiky.com Troll Pub- trollpub.com U Uptown Café – uptownlouisville.com V V-Grits – vgrits.com Vietnam Kitchen – vietnamkitchen.net Village Anchor – villageanchor.com Vincenzo’s – vincenzositalianrestaurant.com Volare – volare-restaurant.com W Wagner's Pharmacy – wagnerspharmacy.com Walker’s Exchange – walkerslouisville.com Wick's Pizza – wickspizza.com Wild Eggs – wildeggs.com Wiltshire Pantry – wiltshirepantry.com Z Za's Pizza – zaspizza.com Zanzabar – zanzabarlouisville.com Zeggz – zeggzeggz.com LEXINGTON A A Cup of Commonwealth – facebook.com/ACupofCommonWealth/ A.P. Suggins – suggins.com Apollo Pizza – apollopizzamenu.com Archa Nine Thai Kitchen – facebook.com/archaninethai/ Arirang Garden – arirangky.com Asuka Japanese Steak House & Sushi – facebook.com/asukasteakhouse/
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Historic Hotels of America Names Its Top 25 Most Magnificent Gardens The Inn at Montchanin Village (1799) Montchanin, Delaware montchanin.com/ The Inn at Montchanin Village has a full-time horticulturist and its own off-site greenhouses, which provide exquisite colorful landscaping on the grounds. Inn at Perry Cabin (1816) St. Michaels, Maryland innatperrycabin.com/ The Inn at Perry Cabin's main lawn stars as the picturesque wedding venue in the movie hit, Wedding Crashers, during the Cleary wedding reception scene. In the fall of 2019, 65,000 bulbs of tulips and daffodils were planted which will beautifully bloom this spring. Antrim 1844 Taneytown, Maryland www.antrim1844.com With over 80 varieties of English Tea Roses, the gardens at Antrim 1844 are among some of the most stunning on the East Coast. French Lick Springs Hotel (1845) French Lick Springs, Indiana www.frenchlick.com/hotels/frenchlick The gardens at French Lick Springs Hotel were originally built in a Japanese style dating back to the early 1900s. Thomas Taggart purchased the hotel in 1901, and cultivating green parks was a major initiative of his. Grand Hotel Golf Club & Resort (1847) Point Clear, Alabama www.grand1847.com More than 140 massive live oak trees dripping in Spanish moss are featured throughout the resort's lush landscape. Stagecoach Inn (1852) Salado, Texas www.stagecoachsalado.com The Central Texas landmark, once a stop on the Chisholm Trail, is shaded with lush heritage trees and sits on seven acres adjacent to the south bank of the Salado Creek. Mohonk Mountain House (1869) New Paltz, New York www.mohonk.com One of the outstanding features of the Mohonk gardens is the combination of sweeping lawns and open vistas with stately trees as focal points, surrounded by spectacular rocky cliffs. 102 slmag.net
La Posada de Santa Fe, A Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa (1882) Santa Fe, New Mexico www.laposadadesantafe.com The gardens at La Posada de Santa Fe, A Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa trace their history back to one of the original owner's, Julia Staab, and the garden she planted in the late 1800s. Basin Harbor (1886) Vergennes, Vermont www.basinharbor.com Basin Harbor features over 15,000 square feet of gardens on site with more than 12,000 annuals planted each year making a lovely backdrop for weddings, family portraits or morning tea. Basin Harbor's original gardens date back to 1911, when second generation host, Allen Penfield Beach completed his senior thesis at the University of Vermont on â€œHow to Landscape a Resortâ€? and took the thesis literally, laying out the blueprint for the gardens at Basin Harbor. Grand Hotel (1887) Mackinac Island, Michigan www.grandhotel.com Grand Hotel's grounds consist of over 25 planted gardens that account for over one and a half acres of maintained garden beds. Most of the gardens and surrounding areas have matured over the 130 years Grand Hotel has been established as America's Summer Place. Jekyll Island Club Resort (1887) Jekyll Island, Georgia www.jekyllclub.com Crane Cottage's Sunken Garden is one of the most notable and lush locations on the resort with Wisteria trellises making the garden stand out even in the dead of winter. Airlie (1899) Warrenton, Virginia airlie.com Adjacent to Airlie House, the formal gardens at this hotel are 120 years old and have remained untouched by time since their initial plantings. West Baden Springs Hotel (1902) West Baden, Indiana www.frenchlick.com/aboutus/history/wbsh The formal gardens at West Baden Springs Hotel are in a European style, which presents nature in a controlled and ordered view. These gardens dates to the hotel's massive redesign in 1917 by Lillian Sinclair, the daughter of former hotel owner Lee Sinclair.
The Broadmoor. Photo by Jim Johnson
Inn at Perry Cabin. Photo by Joe Vaughn
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Castle Hill Resort & Spa (1905) Cavendish, Vermont www.castlehillresortvt.com This elegant resort in Vermont is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the majestic pine forests of the Green Mountains. Castle Hotel & Spa (1910) Tarrytown, New York castlehotelandspa.com Castle Hotel & Spa is perched majestically atop one of the highest points in the region overlooking the historic Hudson River in the lower Hudson Valley in New York. This historic castle sits on 10 tranquil wooded acres that provide a respite of refinement and luxury. The Saint Paul Hotel (1910) St. Paul, Minnesota www.saintpaulhotel.com The English Garden at The Saint Paul Hotel is a 25-year-old sustainable oasis of year-round natural beauty making it a landmark in the downtown St. Paul area. The American Club (1918) Kohler, Wisconsin www.americanclubresort.com The Gardens of Kohler were planted in 1913 after Walter J. Kohler, Sr., traveled to Europe to study garden cities. He 104 slmag.net
Grand Hotel Michigan
The Tulip Garden at Mohonk Mountain House
worked with the Olmsted Brothers to plan the green spaces that beautify the Village of Kohler and Kohler Co. campus â€“ including a comprehensive 50-year landscape master plan. A second 50-year plan of growth, under guidelines established by The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, was completed in 1977. In 1981, following the restoration and conversion of what was once a home for immigrant workers of Kohler into The American Club, a luxury hotel, the gardens were developed further. There are over 7,500 annuals planted on the grounds of the hotel each year. The Broadmoor (1918) Colorado Springs, Colorado www.broadmoor.com The Broadmoor total 5,000 acres and the landscape encourages guests to experience several different types of scenery while staying with the original European theme throughout the grounds. OHEKA CASTLE (1919) Huntington, New York www.oheka.com This historic castle features French inspired formal gardens with fountains, 10 reflecting pools, classic statuary, and tree-lined paths of London Planes, designed by the world-renowned Olmsted Brothers.
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Ojai Valley Inn (1923) Ojai, California www.ojaivalleyinn.com Margaret Sears, celebrated landscape architect created the original gardens for Ojai Valley Inn, dating back to the 1930s. Sears also was responsible for the landscaping in the classic movie, Gone with the Wind. The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park (1927) Hawley, Pennsylvania thesettlersinn.com Muriel's Garden at Settlers Inn took root 39 years ago with plantings and descendent plants from its namesake's garden in Philadelphia. Muriel was co-founder of the hotel and an avid gardener who earned numerous awards at flower shows in Philadelphia and Maine. Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort (1929) Tucson, Arizona www.haciendadelsol.com/about-us/history When entering the 34-acre Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort guests will see beautiful flora and fauna all around. The walkway up to the historic archway features stunning, desert flowers frequented by hummingbirds, butterflies and lizards.
The Wigwam (1929) Litchfield Park, Arizona wigwamarizona.com The Wigwam is widely known for beautiful, vibrant, flourishing plants and gardens and is home to over 8,000 rose bushes, offering endless gorgeous views. The Hotel HersheyÂŽ (1933) Hershey, Pennsylvania www.thehotelhershey.com/ The formal gardens at The Hotel HersheyÂŽ date back to 1915 before the hotel was built. The Hershey Gardens feature a Seasonal Display Garden, which serves as the venue for gorgeous displays of 20,000 tulips in the spring, colorful annuals in midsummer and vibrant mums in fall. Royal Palms Resort and Spa (1948) Phoenix, Arizona www.royalpalmshotel.com/resort/ The grounds at the Royal Palms Resort feature whimsical stone walkways, manicured courtyards, hidden gardens and fountains. sl
True Residential’s New Saffron Finish Recalls the Rolling Hills of Tuscany True Residential’s brilliant new golden-yellow Saffron finish is at once transportive and nostalgic. Travelers with a wanderlust bent might harken back to their days exploring the Tuscan hills while Francophiles are instantly taken back to the light dusting the rolling vineyards and olive groves of Provence. Mid-century design buffs, on the other hand, might imagine themselves in a Slim Aarons photograph or poolside in the desert resort city of Palm Springs—the official home of Modernism Week. Most important? It’s a color that inspires positivity and cheer—a timely addition to the brand’s Build Your True collection of custom finishes and hardware solutions. “We aren’t constrained by trends when developing new hues and finishes to add to our collection, but we do aim to introduce both staple colors and unexpectedly timeless colors to further cement our 106 slmag.net
footprint in the design world,” said Steve Proctor, True Residential Director of Sales and Marketing, Steve Proctor. “While 2019 saw the introduction of our incredibly tactile Ultra Matte Black finish and our vibrant Emerald finish, this year will further showcase our dedication to providing our clients the utmost in freedom of choice—a factor we consider to be luxury at its finest.” Saffron joins a wide array of available custom finishes in the Build Your True collection—which also includes Stainless Steel, Gloss Black, Matte Black, Ultra Matte Black, Emerald, Cobalt, Matte White, and Antique White. Together with complementary hardware options that include Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass, Pewter, Gold and Chrome – designers and homeowners can now choose from 54 unique combinations available in both full-size and under-counter units. sl
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Tara Calton, Spa Director of The Allison Inn in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, sheds light on the best at-home brightening and exfoliating skin treatments. ROSEMARY LEMONGRASS BATH Soak in the benefits of oats and rosemary (commonly grown in Oregon), by experiencing a moisturizing, anti-inflammatory bath • 4-5 sprigs of fresh rosemary • 1 tsp of lemongrass (optional substitute for a cooling effect: 1 sprig of fresh mint) • 1 cup of Dead Sea Salt • ½ cup of raw oats (optional; best if finely granulated. a coffee bean grinder works!) • To release the essential oils from the from herb, simmer your rosemary and lemongrass for 5min, then steep them for another 10min. Using a strainer, pour this aromatic herbal tea into any salt or milk bath of choice. If your goal to soothe some muscle cramps, our pick would be Pure Dead Sea salt. If simply looking for a comforting bath EDIBLE LIP SCRUB • 1 teaspoon sugar • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil • 1 teaspoon of honey Mix together with a spatula, and fill any free tins to use throughout the week
PINOT NOIR WINE BODY SCRUB • 1 1/4 cup turbinado sugar • 1/4 cup red wine, *preferably a PNW Pinot Noir • 1 tablespoon honey • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted Mix together, pour into a jar and enjoy in a shower or bath! ROSEMARY INFUSED STEAM AND FACE MASK Rosemary clears pores and noticeably brightens the skin Refreshing steam • Carefully pour boiling water over several stems of fresh rosemary • Place head over the bowl and cover with a towel for about 10 minutes, coming up for fresh air every few minutes. Brightening rosemary mask • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt • 1 tablespoon honey • 1 tablespoon rosemary-infused coconut oil, melted • Mix together, and apply directly to face for about 30 minutes, remove with a clean face towel Located a mere 45-minutes from Portland, in the Willamette Valley, The Allison (https://www.theallison.com/) blends naturally into the lush beauty of the area featuring 77 luxury guest rooms and eight spacious suites, and a 15,000 square feet health and wellness haven, complete with 12 treatment rooms, a fitness studio, an indoor swimming pool, and a whirlpool jacuzzi.
Byron Bayâ€™s Gaia Day Spa in NSW, Australia offers tips on a Four-Step Spa Ritual for a serene at-home experience: Step 1: Create a peaceful space Choose an area where you wonâ€™t be interrupted and put on calming music, clean-burning candles and diffuse some stress-busting essential oils. Step 2: Make a healthy drink Sip herbal tea or a beauty elixir. Try this tonic from Gaia, called Cherry Beauty: freshly squeezed lemon; Camu Camu berry powder; acerola cherry powder; vanilla bean and orange extract. Step 3: Face Masque Gently apply a masque to your freshly washed face and leave for 15-20 minutes. The Instant Glow Masque used at Gaia has antioxidant-rich emu apple, Kakadu plum, Amazonian buriti fruit, kale, and papaya enzymes. Step 4: A Facial Massage Give yourself an easy facial massage with a restoring serum. Start at the forehead, give gentle temple pressure and use a soft touch around the eyes. Massage your tense jaw and remember to give your scalp a little attention too. The internationally recognized and multi award-winning Gaia Retreat & Spa (https://gaiaretreat.com.au/), is nestled on 25 acres in the breathtaking Bundjalung Country hinterland of Byron Bay, the region known as the healing heartland of Australia. 110 slmag.net
Elezer Charles, spa manager of Marigot Bay Resort on St. Lucia, shares her favorite energy-boosting body scrub. COFFEE-INFUSED BODY SCRUB FROM MARIGOT BAY This coffee-infused body scrub recipe will not only leave your skin smooth and soft, but it’s a great way to use up the mountain of coffee grounds accumulating while working from home. Benefits include the removal of dead skin cells and impurities, leaving skin looking rejuvenated, revitalized and glowing. Suggested ingredients • Coconut oil, almond oil, or olive oil • Brown sugar or white sugar • Epsom salt, Himalayan salt, sea salt, dead sea salt or kosher salt • Variety of essential oils (if desired, lavender is great for inducing a state of calm) • Coffee (used grounds work well), cocoa or oats • Nutmeg, Honey or Cinnamon Directions 1. Use any sugar or salts of your choice 2. Add 3 tablespoons of your desired ingredients to a mixing bowl (Sugar or Salt; Coffee, Cocoa, Oats, etc.) 3. Add the carrier oil (coconut oil, almond oil or olive oil). Mix thoroughly 4. If needed, add more sugar, salt or other ingredients until you are satisfied with consistency. 5. Add essential oils of your choice for fragrance 6. When you’re satisfied with the consistency and fragrance of your scrub, spoon it into a container. How to use scrub Wet body all over, then use a scoop of scrub and apply from neck down to feet scrubbing and exfoliating in circular motions. Be sure to pay close attention to areas where dead skin cells are more apparent like the elbows, knees, back and heels. When you have scrubbed your entire body, shower and towel dry then moisturize with a lotion of your choice. Nestled in St Lucia’s Marigot Bay—described as “the most beautiful bay in the Caribbean” by novelist James A Michener—the Marigot Bay Resort and Marina (https://www.marigotbayresort.com/) is a luxury, all-suite getaway in the heart of St. Lucia, embodying a Caribbean Chalet type atmosphere, and 124 suites with extensive views of the bay and lush tropical gardens. sl
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HOW THE CARES ACT IMPACTS CHARITABLE GIVING FOR 2020
Several provisions in the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act relate to charitable contributions, allowing you to support non-profits in need. NEW DEDUCTION AVAILABLE Even if you do not itemize on your tax return, the bill makes a new deduction available for up to $300 per taxpayer ($600 for a married couple) in annual charitable contributions. This “above the line income adjustment” will reduce your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), and thereby reduce taxable income. Donations to donor-advised funds do not qualify. NEW CHARITABLE DEDUCTION LIMITS For those who do itemize their deductions, the new law allows for cash contributions to qualified charities to be deducted up to 100% of your adjusted gross income for the 2020 calendar year. The previous limit was 60%. For corporations, the new law raises 114 slmag.net
the annual limit from 10% to 25% of taxable income. Gifts must be made in cash to qualify for the 100% of AGI deductibility. GIFTS FROM AN IRA The new law temporarily suspends the requirements for required minimum distributions (RMD) for the 2020 tax year. The $100,000 limit on the amount you’re allowed to transfer directly to a charity from your IRA remains in place. However, due to the unlimited charitable deduction, you can take a taxable distribution from your IRA and then use those monies to contribute to a non-profit in cash. This allows the individual to offset the taxable income with a tax deduction. sl This information is not intended as legal or tax advice. Be sure to consult with your advisors to ascertain how these opportunities impact your personal, philanthropic, and tax planning objectives.
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Fund for the Arts Culinary Initiative Launches Strategic Relief Fund in Partnership with Ashbourne Farms
In partnership with Ashbourne Farms and through the generous support of Austin & Janie Musselman, Fund for the Arts Culinary Initiative is launching a Strategic Relief Fund in response to the economic fallout from COVID-19. The Fund will focus support on two objectives: 1) supporting the basic needs of our culinary artists community, and 2) providing relief funds to culinary institutions that have been a pillar to our community.
BASIC NEEDS GRANTS: The LEE Initiative has turned restaurants in Louisville and Lexington into relief centers with local chefs for any restaurant worker who has been laid off or has had a significant reduction in hours and/or pay. We are offering help for those in need of food and supplies. Each night, they pack hundreds of to-go meals that people can take home. Apron provides temporary, limited financial relief to professional food and beverage industry workers in the Louisville, KY metro area who work at locally owned establishments and who are experiencing financial distress 116 slmag.net
R E S TAU R A N T R E L I E F G R A N TS : The James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Industry Relief Fund provides critical financial assistance to small, independent restaurants that, due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) national disaster, have an immediate need for funds to pay set operating expenses and keep from going out of business. Fund for the Arts Culinary Initiative Strategic Restaurant Relief will target financial support to strategic culinary institutions that have been pillars to the local Louisville and Kentucky community. Grantees will be chosen from remaining unfunded local applicants to the James Beard Foundationâ€™s relief efforts and/or strategic culinary institutions within the community with the greatest need. Grants will be based off of the JBF Relief Applications and in $15k amounts, unless donor advised or restricted to amounts and/or institutions. To apply for funding from the Fund for the Arts Culinary Initiative Restaurant Relief Fund, you must submit an application. The application deadline is rolling. Grants will be made as funding is available. To make a donation, visit https://fundforthearts.givingfuel. com/2020-ffta-campaign. sl
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