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Features

Far Beyond Footloose

Far Beyond Footloose

They say that after a while, dogs and their owners begin to resemble each other. If that is the case, Paulie, beloved pooch of actor, director and musician Kevin Bacon, is doomed …

A Woman's Best Friend

A Woman's Best Friend

Man's best friend is also a woman's. A strong woman can accomplish anything with a loyal dog at her side. Men may come and go, but dogs walk (and sniff) on forever. Like men, dogs …

Dressing Down

Dressing Down

Much of the tongue wagging prompted by the January announcement of the Time-Warner and America Online merger focused on the irony that an upstart Internet provider was acquiring a …

Ford's Top Driver

Ford's Top Driver

Call him "Jac the Knife," or "Junkyard Jac," if you prefer. He's heard them both, as well as "Jacuzzi Jac" and "Jac of E-Trades." One way or another Jac Nasser has probably earned …

Monterrey Magic

Monterrey Magic

The late afternoon sun lies on the Pacific Ocean like beaten silver. Hawks circle tall Monterey pines. The scent of wood smoke rises from cedar-shingled bungalows tucked into the …

Sports Book Betting

Sports Book Betting

On the big screen in front of me, Doug Flutie stands on the sideline wearing his helmet. The newly demoted Bills quarterback is watching erstwhile backup Rob Johnson run the …

Straight Up, With A Twist

Straight Up, With A Twist

Lowell Tucker hit the steaming jungles of Vietnam on his twenty-first birthday. He has no idea how many helicopter missions he flew during his tour of duty, just the number of …

Super Spas

Super Spas

 The wake-up call came at 6:30, but it should have come months earlier. A harried schedule of deadlines and travel and the overindulgence that go with it were beginning to show. …

Top Dog: Charles M. Schulz

Top Dog: Charles M. Schulz

One might reasonably contend that Snoopy is the world's best-known dog. Indeed, one would be hard-pressed to name even a close runner-up. Without question, Snoopy is the most …

Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Their eyes sparkle and a weary yet broad smile emerges as they tell you that, no, he isn't sleeping through the night yet, but yes, he is digesting food, finally. Then come the …

Insights: Culture—Women Behind the Throne

Insights: Culture—Women Behind the Throne

Although 80 years have passed since the 19th Amendment granted voting rights to women, remarkably few women occupy top positions outside the Cabinet. We have only a handful of …

Insights: Finance

Insights: Finance

Micro-cap stocks (generally defined by Wall Street as publicly traded companies with market capitalizations of $300 million or less) represent the last frontier in the equities …

Insights: Indulgences—A Cut Above

Insights: Indulgences—A Cut Above

It's every buyer's fantasy: going to the source. If you're buying a bottle of wine, it's ideal to get it from the person who not only makes the wine but also grows the grapes. …

Insights: Politics—Taboo Topics

Insights: Politics—Taboo Topics

In 1995-'96, 26,000 Americans got their full allotment of food stamps right on time every month of the year. Democrats would say that was great, that their entitlement plans for …

Insights: Sports—Tale of the Tennis Titans

Insights: Sports—Tale of the Tennis Titans

As tennis season reaches full boil, the biggest story in the men's game is the rivalry between Americans Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras. Just as Larry Bird and Magic Johnson …

Buying Today's Hot Artists

Buying Today's Hot Artists

With one successful contemporary art auction under his belt and cutting-edge property streaming in for consignment, Phillips Auctioneers specialist Michael McGinnis appeared …

Painted Treasures

Painted Treasures

Morning light streams into William Draper's studio, a quiet refuge high above the traffic and noise of midtown Manhattan. The artist prepares his palette with primary colors. I …

The Sporting Time

The Sporting Time

Mark Wasserman is conducting a tour of his Hawthorne, New York, office. It's filled with keepsakes, such as fountain pens and paperweights. But its real attraction is Wasserman's …

Cigars

Gift Wrapper

Gift Wrapper

For a small-town farmer in the Vuelta Abajo, making quality cigar wrappers is all in the family

Great Moments

Great Moments

A Measure of Time

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Up Front

Your Passport to the Good Life

Your Passport to the Good Life

"Cigar Aficionado magazine is about taste. But it is not limited to the taste of a great smoke. The magazine intends to awaken and explore many of the pleasures that drive …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin, The April Cigar Aficionado was the first I had ever read. I loved everything about it, except one thing. Peter Gammons's statement that Jackie Robinson was …

The Good Life

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