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Guggenheim to Debut Italian Futurism Exhibit

Guggenheim to Debut Italian Futurism Exhibit

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City announced an upcoming exhibit opening in February, entitled “Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe,”
The exhibit will showcase the works of more than 80 writers, photographers, designers, and artists, featuring more than 360 works in different mediums, including many rare pieces.  Mediums range from theater, music, performance, film and poetry to publications, photography, fashion, design, ceramics, architecture, and advertising.
The works will depict …

United to Increase Service to New York for Super Bowl

United to Increase Service to New York for Super Bowl

United Airlines announced it will increase service from Denver and Seattle to its New York hub at Newark Liberty for the Super Bowl.  Denver and Seattle are the home cities of the Broncos and Seahawks, who will battle it out at the big game on February 2.
The airline will add two flights from Denver International Airport and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport on both January 30 and …

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 – Review

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 – Review

 

One major tech trend that’s seen significant advances in the past decade is the adoption of wireless capabilities in modern electronic devices.  From Wi-Fi to Bluetooth to Near Field Communication (NFC), consumers are all about ditching cables for wireless alternatives, and audio devices have been at the forefront of this movement.
Bluetooth or Wi-Fi audio solutions have become increasingly popular as well, and Cambridge Audio’s Minx Air 200 wireless speaker system …

Heathrow’s Terminal 2 to Open June 4

Heathrow’s Terminal 2 to Open June 4

Heathrow Airport announced that construction on Terminal 2, called the Queen’s Terminal, has been completed, and that the terminal will open for passenger traffic June 4.
The Queen’s Terminal cost £2.5 billion ($4.12 billion) to build and its construction took five years.  Once in operation it will serve 25 airlines and 20 million passengers a year and will function as the hub for Star Alliance at London Heathrow.  More than 300 …

Etihad Plans Biofuel Project with Boeing, Total

Etihad Plans Biofuel Project with Boeing, Total

Boeing is joining forces with Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways to develop sustainable biofuel to power its aircraft.
Takreer, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., French energy firm Total, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, will work with the aircraft manufacturer and airline to establish a supply chain for creating the fuel in the U.A.E. The project will be known as Biojet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability.
On Saturday, …

Lobby Bar – January 17: Restful Vegetarians, Being Bond, Trivial Airline Trivia, and Whiskey-powered Automobiles

Lobby Bar – January 17: Restful Vegetarians, Being Bond, Trivial Airline Trivia, and Whiskey-powered Automobiles

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
The name is Bond… James Bond.  A group of pilots takes James’ Aston Martin Rapide S for a test drive.  Tragedy struck when a pilot, in an attempt to turbo-boost the engine, released a stealth missile that blew up the last remaining Twinkie factory in the U.S.  No one was hurt, but the streets ran white that …

2014 Nissan Rogue – Review and Test Drive

2014 Nissan Rogue – Review and Test Drive

If somebody had told me that I might need air conditioning on a drive in late October, I’d have taken it as a joke.  But that was before I knew that, the day before Halloween, I would be behind the wheel of a 2014 Nissan Rogue, enjoying the picturesque parkways that run through the mountains surrounding Nashville, Tennessee.
Given that the previous-generation Rogue failed to impress me with its (ahem…) interesting …