It is easy to think of art as a luxury. It enriches our minds and lives, and it allows us to express ourselves to the fullest, yet it is not essential to brute survival. We value it, but beyond all measure. Art is priceless.
With the U.S. legal marijuana market forecasted to grow to $2.6 billion this year, investors in Denver heard pitches from companies developing everything from a mobile application that matches potential users with cannabis dispensaries to motorized scissors for trimming plants.
About 240 friends crowded the ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York last night to celebrate the 70th birthday of Adrienne Arsht, a former bank chairman and lawyer who now devotes her time to philanthropy.