From tram lines to epicurean designs.

While the horns no longer sound and the tracks no longer rattle under the weight of approaching streetcars, the tram depot in Amsterdam’s emerging Oud-West neighbourhood remains as busy today as it was a century ago.

From pint glass to shaker.

There’s a high probability that if you love beer, you’ll be sipping it in a cocktail very soon, if you haven’t already.

Sweet obsessions.

It was three years ago, on a beach in St. Lucia, when Jennifer Vaughan and her husband Dustin started brainstorming a new business. The Toronto-based couple looked at different food-industry models, eventually realizing that their city could use a gourmet doughnut shop, and Von Doughnuts was born.

Anything but formulaic.

Blending its sharp glassy angles into the Meatpacking District, the new Whitney Museum of American Art has shed its reputation among locals as the big grey box on the Upper East Side and put $422 million (U.S.) into a new building that appears to extend the look of the High Line out toward the Hudson River.

Legacies at sea.

FROM THE ARCHIVE:For 30 years, the Louis Vuitton Cup has been a rite of passage for those looking to claim victory at America’s Cup, the world’s most prestigious sailing competition.

Wines from coast to coast.

Canada isn’t as densely planted in vines as Italy, France, and Spain, but vineyards can be found from coast to coast. To the west are wineries on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and on the eastern seaboard are a few in Newfoundland and New Brunswick, with many more in Nova Scotia

Borough basics.

In the world of home decor, some retailers offer a streamlined brand, carrying or crafting furniture that follows and appeases a single design philosophy. Moe’s Home Collection is not one of those stores.

An unofficial Italian design museum.

Founded by husband-and-wife duo Alessandra Tabacchi and Franco Mariotti in 1998 after leaving their careers in fashion, the pair focused their efforts on sourcing beautiful vintage pieces—a unique interior design model at that time.