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Purpose Driven
Ayesha Khan | September 26, 2014

Lewiston prides itself on being the second largest town in Maine, but it is typical of New England—red-bricked and lined with church steeples. But as ordinary as the town may seem, famed native son Patrick Dempsey—who overcame...

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The Hit List: Save the Dates!
Danaé Overman and Kristen Schott | September 19, 2014

1. Joshua Bell and Pacific Symphony
This month marks the start of a noteworthy year for the Pacific Symphony. It...

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The Hit List: Take a Bite!
Riviera staff and interns | September 15, 2014

1. Oak Grill
The long-awaited new restaurant is firing up Newport’s scene. Executive Chef Marc Johnson is combining his...

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The Hit List: Golden Vine
Alexandria Bauer | September 5, 2014

1. Sealegs Wine Bar
Executive Chef Alexander Dale on Sept. 18 cooks up five courses to complement a bevy of grapes. Here’s a sip: A...

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House Rules!
Wendy Bowman | September 5, 2014

Long known for bringing exclusive, high-end home products to SoCal, Thomas Lavin is joining with Stephen Anderson—a force in O.C.’s interior-design scene—to form Thomas Lavin at Blake House, a brick-and-mortar studio that opens...

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Well-Suited
Michelle Pulfrey | September 5, 2014

Tell us about your services.
We build wardrobes. We start with staple pieces such as custom suits, sport coats, shirts and formalwear. We take it a step farther with custom casualwear for weekends and activities like golf...

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Washed Ashore
Jamie Gwen | Photography by John Dole | September 5, 2014

This restaurant has game. It’s got a view of the ocean that can’t be beat, gastronomically creative coastal cuisine and a beach-chic vibe that rivals the coolest establishments in the county. Yes,...

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Head Over Heels
Isaiah Freeman-Schub | September 5, 2014

“Today is a new day,” declared Nicolas Ghesquière in his show note for his first collection for Louis Vuitton. After he accepted the reins as...

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Designed to a "T"
Ayesha Khan | September 5, 2014

It is perhaps one of the greatest ironies in the world of luxury goods that the most preeminent jewelry houses have been historically helmed by men, despite the obvious fact that they mostly cater to women....

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Women of Style
Written and styled by Michelle Pulfrey | September 4, 2014

The Makeup Maven
Wende Zomnir loved the smell of her mother’s makeup drawer. And, like a lot of young girls her age, she loved Brooke Shields. She practiced recreating...

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Italian Renaissance
Ayesha Khan | September 4, 2014

At the base of the rolling volcanic Euganean Hills in Italy’s Veneto region lies a seemingly endless reserve of thermal mud (said to have been around since the time of the ancient Romans). Matured for months in a series of...

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Seeing Green
William Lobdell | September 4, 2014

Chef Daniel Shemtob felt honored when he was asked—at the age of 26—to open a restaurant at Irvine Spectrum Center. He graduated from nearby University High School, and he started his first gourmet food truck in the city. From there...

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