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Merrill Witty

  • Mid-Century Modern Is Back

    The style has become popular among millenials. Photograph courtesy of Pook and Pook, Inc. Among newlyweds and other young folks nesting in their new homes, Mid-Century Modern is back. They […]
  • A Wyeth Lover’s Guide to Maine

    One day, leafing through the pages of The Hunt, I noticed an advertisement for “Wyeths by Water,” a group of boat tours off Port Clyde, Maine. The tours are run […]
  • Ireland’s Ballyfin Offers an Idyllic Escape

    Last spring, I got a lucky break when I was invited to spend several days with three other journalists at Ballyfin. If you haven’t heard of this Irish Midlands paradise, […]
  • Parisian Perfection

    The Right Bank It wasn’t hard to identify our hotel as our taxi pulled up that first morning in Paris. Messengers, arms loaded with shopping bags from Hermes, Chanel, Chaumet […]
  • The Perfect New York Weekend

    There were several reasons to spend a long weekend celebrating my birthday in New York. It’s the mecca of everything theatrical, artistic and fashionable on the East Coast. Birthday shopping […]
  • Visiting Israel

    Overlooking the ancient walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, the King David Hotel has been the home base of choice for visitors like President Obama, Prince Charles, Muhammad Ali … […]
  • Kenya Bound

    Even with good flight connections and business-class seats, the trip to Nairobi is pretty arduous. And there’s an 8-hour time difference; you do not want to hit the ground running. […]
  • The Work of Peter Zimmerman

    “There has been a rebirth of classical architecture in the United States,” says Berwyn architect Peter Zimmerman. “And we are well-known in that area.” That’s why Zimmerman’s firm has been […]
  • America’s Lost Treasures

    An exciting new opportunity to find out more about your own personal treasure trove is coming to town … two towns, actually. Winterthur will play host to one episode of […]
  • H.L. Chalfant American Fine Art & Antiques To Host Artist Exhibition

    The Chester County and Brandywine Valley regions have been blessed with a long and prominent history of supporting the arts. Among the many wonderful artists that have emerged from this […]