In addition to bringing a breath of fresh air to meal and event menus, outdoor cookouts give clubs a chance to show off the beauty and versatility of various spaces throughout the property—even those that aren’t used very often.
Facilities such as Soho Beach House in Miami and Common House in Charlottesville, Va., offer co-working spaces, screening rooms, rooftop pools, networking opportunities, and other private amenities in cities in which space is a premium. A new breed of fashionable private members clubs are growing in popularity around the world, promising to be more inclusive…
Clubs can accommodate bustling dining areas with carefully planned and deliberately designed kitchen space.
Erick Antonio Hernandez fatally stabbed fellow employee Emmanuel Bravo at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles last October, and has been sentenced to 36 years to life in prison. Neva McDaniel, the former Club Manager of Portales (N.M.) Country Club, has been arrested on 54 counts of embezzlement after admitting to stealing more than $25,000…
The venue in West Hollywood backed by the actress and described as “posh and somewhat prudish” could open in 2020 as the first Southern California outpost of the United Kingdom-based Arts Club. Its nine-story structure would have retail and creative office space on lower levels, with members-only access from the fifth floor up and a rooftop pool and bar.
Animal-rights activists originally pushed the ban through in 2004, but appeals have kept the dish on menus in the state, and it will continue to be served while further appeals may take the issue as high as the U.S. Supreme Court. California chefs are staying firm in their resolve to meet customer demand for the dish, while wondering why much more serious threats such as assault rifles or hunger and homelessness aren’t being addressed by legislators and activists.
A report in Popsugar highlights the ways new social clubs are benefiting women, including Soho House, which has 18 locations around the world, The Arts Club in Los Angeles, and The Battery in San Francisco, which has a membership that is 43% female. A new generation of social clubs is upending the country club model.…
Each year since 2014, Jupiter Golf Club, LLC, which is owned by The Trump Organization, has sued to try to lower the assessment for a property that has been valued at $18 million by Palm Beach County. The organization has succeeded in getting tax liabilities reduced for many of its 12 U.S. club properties.
Also known as h.Club, the Los Angeles location of the London club created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is offering discounted yearly dues of $1,200 and “founding member status” to “creative industry influencers” who work in arts, entertainment or technology. The location is scheduled to open in April 2018. As more private clubs take on the L.A.…
The ninth annual event, held at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, ended on March 7 with chef demos and sessions on topics ranging from management and training to Latin cuisine, catering and banquet design, pastries and wine programs. The day began with a drawing for a Crown Verity grill, and the event also included a General Managers’ panel.
After three decades, the Los Angeles-based company will no longer manage five of the city of Atlanta’s six courses, which will now be operated by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department while the possibility of finding a new management firm is kept open.
An argument between co-workers at the Los Angeles club escalated into a confrontation in the kitchen area during which Emmanuel Bravo, 28, was stabbed with a kitchen knife. Bravo was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital, and Erick Antonio Hernandez was arrested on suspicion of murder the next morning. “It’s a tough time; we’re obviously working through a lot,” the club said in a statement. In another incident, an “innocent bystander” was shot when an argument broke out at a party at Quail Creek CC in San Marcos, Texas.
The Pacific Palisades, Calif., golf course is part of a revised bid to bring the Games to Los Angeles, replacing the previously proposed Wilson Golf Course. The International Olympic Committee will decide on a 2024 venue in September 2017, and will also vote on the long-term fate of golf in the Games.
The Republican nominee currently trails Hillary Clinton in all six states where he owns golf courses, CBS News reported. Only two of Trump’s 12 U.S. courses are in counties that did not deliver a plurality for Barack Obama in 2012.
Finance blog Insider Monkey published a list of the most exclusive private clubs in the country, including The Union Club of New York, Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., and The California Club in Los Angeles, while Haute Living narrowed its focus to the top clubs in Dallas, with Dallas Country Club topping the list.