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Natural Wine Movement Finds a Lively Hub in Copenhagen

Natural wines, with their additive-free vinification and minimal sulfur use, seem tailor-made for a vibrant food scene that shuns pesticides and additives. There is now an entire community of sommeliers, importers and enthusiasts seeking small producers from a wide variety of regions. “People from Paris come here to drink, which is weird,” said Michael Mortensen, who edits a wine magazine ...

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‘I Thought That Barcelona Was Spanish’: Tourists Caught in Catalonia Unrest

Their abiding emotion, however, was perhaps one of confusion. For the uninitiated, Barcelona, Catalonia’s capital, is simply a tourist attraction best known for tapas, its world-beating soccer team and, at a stretch, the works of Antoni Gaudí, the architect of the Sagrada Família. Photo A regional general strike in Barcelona, Spain, in protest of the violence during Sunday’s Catalan referendum ...

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On an Oregon Lake, a Lodge Serving Kicked-Up Camp Food

Photo The Left Coast chowder at the Boathouse at the Suttle Lodge. Credit AJ Meeker There are fish sandwiches, and then there is the fish and chips sandwich at the Boathouse, an all-day counter service spot tucked into an actual former boathouse at the Suttle Lodge, a magisterial 1930s-era property located in central Oregon’s Deschutes National Forest. A brawny trout ...

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Eero Saarinen’s Michigan – The New York Times

The center originally contained 25 buildings, which were mostly built of curtain wall construction, with beams exposed on the exterior and glazed brick that deviated from the standard industrial look. Currently, there are 38 buildings across 710 acres. From Engineering to Design to Research and Development, with other departments in between, the G.M. center continues to thrive. “It is amazing ...

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Tom Petty’s ‘Greatest Trip’ Was to Los Angeles

Mr. Petty, who died on Monday at the age of 66 in Los Angeles, would become undoubtedly part of his adopted city’s fabric, with the help of hit songs like “Free Fallin’” and “Into the Great Wide Open,” which became anthems of the town. But it was a long road to stardom for Mr. Petty, literally. It all started with ...

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Ryanair Plane Is Escorted by Military Jet to Stansted Airport in U.K.

Photo A Ryanair flight at Stansted Airport near London last month. Flights from the airport were briefly halted on Wednesday because of security concerns. Credit Kevin Coombs/Reuters LONDON — The Royal Air Force escorted a Ryanair plane to Stansted Airport, north of London, on Wednesday after the flight from Lithuania was diverted because of a security threat that the airline ...

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Through Three Neighborhoods, Revisiting Chicago’s Charms

Cafe Selmarie, which opened in 1983 as a small bakery and coffee shop, has grown along with the neighborhood, which has come into its own as a destination for artists and young families. It’s a cute, all-day cafe (closed Mondays) but the ideal time to pay a visit is burger nights on Wednesdays. I downed a thoroughly enjoyable burger dressed ...

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Vancouver Island, Through an Artist’s Eyes

Painting didn’t pay the bills, and so she ran a boardinghouse where her tenants ranged from “inanimate, mincing ninnies” to “door slammers.” The house, which is on Simcoe Street, is around the corner from the Emily Carr House, with its small rooms crammed with books, prints, old china, furniture and, in high season, Emily Carr fans. In cooler months, the ...

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A Polished Victorian Standout in a Sea of Island Inns

Photo The Christopher in Edgartown, Mass. Credit Adam Policky Rates From $179 Basics The Christopher is the third boutique property in Martha’s Vineyard by Lark Hotels, a boutique hotel brand based in Amesbury, Mass., with 17 properties. (The Christopher’s sister location, the Sydney, is two blocks over in Edgartown, and the cheerfully named Summer Camp faces the harbor in Oak ...

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