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Notes on Double Handbagging at the Golden Globes

Roderick Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roderick Spencer

Handbagging is an honorable profession. We're the non-celeb companions who guide and provide, deflect and protect, amuse and excuse the well known women to whom we are attached.

Animals Celebrate The New Year In Style (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As we get ready to ring in 2010 with champagne, noisemakers, parades, and lots and lots of party hats, we don't want to forget our animal friends.They...

Champagne Unusually Cheap This New Year's Eve As Bubbly Exports Plunge

AP | EMMA VANDORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — Partygoers worldwide have at least one good reason to forget the economic pain, job fears and mortgage woes of 2009: unusually cheap Cha...

Five Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Boss

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stephanie Keller

The joy and pain of the holiday gift giving season is officially upon us and of all the items on the list, one of the most difficult to find is a present for the boss.

New Year's Sparklers: Bubbles for Every Budget

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

You don't have to splurge on Champagne (but you'll enjoy it if you do), and can find some great deals with wine from Alsace to New Mexico (yes, you read that right).

Champagne: Dramatic Change in the Land of Tradition

Brad Haskel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Brad Haskel

Major Champagne houses like Veuve Clicquot, Moet & Chandon and Bollinger are running short in their grape supply. This is a dilemma: only wines made in a specific region of France have the right to call themselves champagne.

Meet the Black Elite!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

That the charity of New York's best events is secondary, even insignificant, in contrast to the stylishness of those in attendance, is a 'dirty secret' that's routinely denied.

Who Wants (Sparkling) Wine?

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

These bubbly's won't break the bank, but they will tickle your nose and make you happy -- even if you're a cynic like me.

Proud in Paris!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

The reasons why I left the U.S. have now been replaced with reasons why I want to be back there. I did not recognize my government for eight years. Now it begins to make sense again.

Your Wines for '09 Guide to Toasting the Inauguration

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Whether you're attending an inaugural ball in D.C. or simply catching the celebration on TV, these diverse yet inspired selections will help you toast this pivotal moment in history in style.

Vintage Champagne Turns A Corner

Rob Rosania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Rosania

Pardon the pun, but I truly believe there is no bubble in the vintage Champagne market. As people learn more about vintage Champagnes, there will be more appreciation, more collectors, and more demand.