Massachusetts-Made Privateer Rum

Two recently released smooth spirits deeply rooted in an old New England tradition

The Caribbean is undoubtedly best known for rum-making, but the spirit has long-standing roots in New England as well. In fact, the founder of Privateer Rum, which produces smooth, small-batch rum in two equally impressive versions, is an ancestor of famed rum producer, privateer and patriot Andrew Cabot—a man who made a name for himself back in 1750. Not only does Privateer Rum’s founder share …

Bonhams Greenwich Concours D’Elegance Auction

New England's vintage car event features the 1966 Fitch Phoenix, a true one-of-a-kind

Sunday, 1 June 2014, Bonhams Greenwich Concours D’Elegance Auction will be held in Greenwich, CT. Although this auction is not Bonham’s most exclusive, it is the quaintest and dearest, and is a true highlight on any aficionado’s calendar. This year’s auction will feature 405 lots—from memorabilia to stunningly restored sportscars, motorcycles, speedboats and even vintage fire engines. “We do all eras,” Evan Ide, Senior Motorcar …

Huxter Goods

Beach-inspired menswear for all four seasons, from the shores of New England

The connection between design, inspiration, production and place is often disjointed in the contemporary global economy. While this is commonplace, occasionally a brand comes along that wholly encapsulates the notion of place in a product—Watch Hill, Rhode Island’s Huxter Goods is one of these rare labels; with design, production and a brick-and-mortar store all located a stone’s throw from the New England beaches that inspired …