Introducing The Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic Square, A Set Of Five Colorful Limited Edition Chronographs (Live Pics + Pricing)

Today in New York, amidst an unexpected but fitting flurry of snow, Glashütte Original debuted a brand new limited edition series of chronographs, the Iconic Sixties Square. The watch comes in five flavors, each with a squared-off cushion case and a bright dial. These are very much in line with what the Sixties collection has been doing for years, but all while offering something a little bit different and new. Here’s a first look at the new limited editions, complete with hands-on photos and pricing.

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The Plymouth to reopen on Miami Beach

When it opened in 1940, nothing looked like The Plymouth – a dazzling Art Deco icon that epitomized the glamour and style of its time.

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And nothing on Miami Beach will feel like The Plymouth when the legendary hotel reopens this summer after a significant investment, debuting as an effortlessly stylish, casually private and romantic retreat on a block that still feels like a best-kept secret. Continue reading

Obama flies to Queen’s castle to wish her happy 90th birthday

U.S. President Barack Obama flew to Queen Elizabeth’s castle on Friday to wish the world’s oldest monarch, who had turned 90 the day before, a happy birthday.

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The queen and her husband Prince Philip greeted the president and U.S. first lady Michelle Obama as their helicopter touched down on the manicured lawns of Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world located about 20 miles (32 km) to the west of the British capital.

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Germany marks 500 years of beer purity law

The sound of clinking glass fills the room as a monk inspects one of hundreds of beer bottles passing along the production line at Andechs monastery in Bavaria.

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Benedictine monks have been making beer for hundreds of years here and following Germany’s oldest and most revered brewing tradition — the ‘Reinheitsgebot’ purity law that says beer must be made with just a select few ingredients.

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