Pop Goes America!

I love a good old-fashioned slice of retro Americana, so you could imagine that I practically saw stars, marshmallows and leprechauns when Taschen’s new coffee table book, Roadside America, hit my desk.

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Manhattans High Atop Manhattan

As summer approaches, life in New York City kicks down a notch, and we Gotham dwellers like to soak up the sun like so many lizards huddled upon a rock.

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The Greenbrier Glamour!

One of my most favorite hotels is The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, that just so happens to have been designed by the legendary Dorothy Draper.

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Antiques Aplenty!

Situated in the center of the French Quarter at 630 Royal Street, Rau has been in business since 1912 and gives new meaning to the term “jaw-dropping.”

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Wallowing Upon Wall Street

Friends call me all the time asking me for the name of my current favorite Manhattan hotel, and I am always a tad stymied by this query. As all of my bloggerati followers know, I am not easily impressed by the New York hostelry scene.

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Swizzle Stick Sublime!

When I am feeling a bit fatigué, I ring up my agent and book a trip down to New Orleans for a weekend-long respite. I don’t make the jaunt to party or drink myself silly or wear beads or get sloppy and such on Bourbon Street. I love New Orleans for its sublime southern-by-way-of-France charms ...

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Postcards from the Edge

A few weeks ago, after spending a terrific week with my parents in Tampa, Fla., I zipped over to nearby St. Pete Beach to check out my pal Steve Hanson’s new surf shack-inspired hostelry, the Postcard Inn on the Beach.

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Hanging My Hat at The Langham London

I will be heading over to London town in a few weeks to sniff the crocuses and hyacinths, peruse the latest and greatest restaurants, savor the newest hostelries, luxuriate over lengthy lunches...

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An Evening in Byzantium

Spring seems to have finally hit Manhattan, and this Jet Setter is getting out and about and, savoring the almost-balmy weather and checking restaurants off his must-visit list.

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Dinner and a Movie

On a recent sojourn to my hometown of Tampa, Fla., I had a revelatory moment that brought together my two most favorite pastimes, eating and movie watching.

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About Jason Oliver Nixon

Jason Oliver Nixon

Global Lifestyle Editor Jason Oliver Nixon is always on the prowl for the latest and greatest finds, whether it’s ferreting out the grooviest new restaurant in Paris or unearthing a home design store in Dubai. "I am attracted by color and energy, passion and verve," says Nixon. "Who wants to be beige and boring?" The former Editor in Chief of Gotham, Hamptons, and Los Angeles Confidential magazines, Nixon makes frequent appearances on television as a style authority. A resident of Brooklyn, New York, Nixon escapes to London whenever possible, where he can be found happily ensconced at Fortnum & Mason perusing new-fangled jams.

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