Last summer was a big year for Arranmore Farm and Polo Club. Since 1999, the 300-acre plot of land in Oswego was a private playing fi eld for the sport of polo. But in 2015, the Greene family opened up the land to the public for the fi rst time, o ering an on-the-lawn concert series (similar to Ravinia) and full buyouts for weddings and other special events held from May to October.
Aspen specializes in defying ordinary, as the town’s tagline so aptly describes.
Scottsdale, Arizona is the proverbial hop, skip and jump from California. Dozens of daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco or Sacramento will get to you the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in two hours or less. From there, it’s a quick 8 miles from the airport to downtown Scottsdale and a scenic drive to the surrounding areas.
When a major museum closes for three years, then reopens with a 10-story, $305 million expansion that triples its gallery space and makes a stunning architectural statement, meeting planners are quick to come knocking.
“Demand is very high,” says Fiona Humphrey, director of special events at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, which took the wraps off its new addition in May. “We’re the new kid on the block, and that’s driven a lot of inquiries our way.”
Downtown Los Angeles Offers a Bird's-Eye View on Gatherings
Just What the Doctor Ordered
Named for the Goldenrod plant that grows in the fall, there’s no better way to celebrate fall than with an apple brandy cocktail.
—1 oz. Laird’s bonded apple brandy
—1 oz. Woodford rye
—.5 oz. Cointreau
—.5 oz. Benedictine
—.75 oz. lemon juice
—1 egg white
Combine all ingredients in a mix - ing tin and dry shake to emulsify the egg white, add ice and shake until cold. Double strain into cold cup and garnish with a thin slice of red apple.
To say technology is a driving force behind events is an understatement. In the current, Silicon Valley-driven environment, the top minds in the world are constantly producing apps and software that not only help with everyday work flow, but also assist at actual events, thereby allowing you to keep up with the wow!
The design of this table was inspired by the bold colors, geometric patterns, curvilinear lines, organic elements and casual atmosphere indicative of contemporary deco style.
It may just involve two planks, a gondola or sleigh ride to get there.