NASCAR closer to adding Chicago street racing while competing with Formula 1

Chicago, the nation’s third-largest city, has reportedly agreed to allow NASCAR to hold a race on downtown streets as part of a three-year deal, a major sports news site reported Thursday. The addition of a street race in a major market would be an important step for NASCAR in its fight to increase fan interest … Read more

Staying in Ireland’s Historic Castles

Dromoland Castle in Co. Clare is the historic home of the O’Brien family, direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland in the early 10th century. jake emen text size If a man’s home is his castle, what if his castle is his hotel? In Ireland, such suspension is not mere hyperbole. Several … Read more

Some hotels emphasize luxury with more all-inclusive deals

For some travelers, all-inclusive hotels conjure up images of tasteless food served under a heat lamp in lush, vibrant destinations where guests never leave the resort grounds. Lower-tier liquor flows freely (the good stuff will cost you more), as the few who indulge put a damper on the ride. That image is changing, as hotel … Read more

Some hotels emphasize luxury with more all-inclusive deals

For some travelers, all-inclusive hotels conjure up images of tasteless food served under a heat lamp in lush, vibrant destinations where guests never leave the resort grounds. Lower-tier liquor flows freely (the good stuff will cost you more), as the few who indulge put a damper on the ride. That image is changing, as hotel … Read more

Helmut Lang sells remaining Hamptons property for approximately $70 million

Two years after selling a portion of his Hamptons waterfront property to neighbor John B. Hess, designer and artist Helmut Lang sold the rest of his estate to Mr. Hess and another neighbor for a total of about $70 million, according to people familiar with the deal. Mr. Hess, CEO of Hess Corp., paid about … Read more

Here’s ‘Selling the Hamptons’ star Peggy Zabakolas’ advice for luxury home buyers

Real estate in the Hamptons has been booming since the pandemic hit, as wealthy New Yorkers have sought an idyllic escape from the city. For much of the past two years, sellers have seen unprecedented interest and many buyers have been outbid. The Hamptons real estate market is so active that reality shows like “Million … Read more

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