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  • Visit to Middleburg spa and horse ranch was relaxing [Commentary]

    Destinations Years ago when I interviewed Olympian equestrian Joe Fargis who said he had a horse ranch in Middleburg, Va. Without looking it up on the map, I assumed it was a few hours away. A few weeks ago, I drove there and found out it's only a 45-...
  • California: Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country adds rooms, spa

    California: Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country adds rooms, spa
    The Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country is a little hotel that's getting bigger. The inn (which really does have a farmhouse) in Forestville, Calif., is adding nine luxury rooms and a spa to its six-acre site. That may not sound like much of an...
  • Don't worry: Hotels want you to take the shampoo

    Don't worry: Hotels want you to take the shampoo
    Gone are the days of vacations turning into guilt trips, as it turns out hotels actually want you to take those little bottles of shampoos and lotion. Forbes delved into hotel science and spoke with officials from Marriott International and Starwood&...
  • Two kitchens at Jenny Craig's $39.5-million home in Del Mar

    Two kitchens at Jenny Craig's $39.5-million home in Del Mar
    News of Jenny Craig’s home in Del Mar being for sale made a huge media splash recently, but, in fact, the oceanfront estate has been available since February. Priced at a weighty $39.5 million, the property last sold in 1986 for $3.25 million,...
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • A new breed of homes provides 'pet suites' for owners' furry friends

    A new breed of homes provides 'pet suites' for owners' furry friends
    Upstairs, the master bathroom has a spa built for him and her modeled after a five-star resort, with dual showers and porcelain tile. Downstairs, there's another spa, but this one is strictly for paws and fur. Each floor plan for the new homes being...
  • What you see is not what you get

    What you see is not what you get
    ★★½ Last time I was in the building that houses Boca Landing, it was the rundown Boca Raton Bridge Hotel. It was built in 1976, and new owners took it over last year and spent $10 million on a renovation that has succeeded in bringing...
  • Ecsntrcs look to inspire at Hip Hop International in Las Vegas

    Ecsntrcs look to inspire at Hip Hop International in Las Vegas
    It was a simple question: Why does he dance? Christian "Crane" Sekhanan got philosophical. "Inspiration is the consumer product of hip-hop dancing. If you think about it, it's really inspiration management. You do something like that so that other...
  • Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse

    Sports agent Gary Uberstine sells Manhattan Beach townhouse
    Gary Uberstine, the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based Premier Sports & Entertainment management firm, has sold a townhouse in Manhattan Beach for $3.139 million. Located in the Gas Lamp section, the Tuscan-style residence has 2,520 square feet of...
  • LAPD detective gets jail, must resign for fondling massage workers

    LAPD detective gets jail, must resign for fondling massage workers
    A Los Angeles police detective was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and must resign from the force after assaulting three San Fernando Valley massage parlor workers while on the job. Oris Pace was also placed on formal probation for three years...
  • Sunday is National S'mores Day: Celebrate with a S'mores Skillet

    Sunday is National S'mores Day: Celebrate with a S'mores Skillet
    National S'mores Day is Sunday. Last year the Shores Resort & Spa on Daytona Beach gave away out 35,212 s’mores kits, each one includes 2-Hershey Bars, 8-marshmallows and 8-Graham cracker squares. In total the resort uses 70,424 Hershey bars, 281,...