Brett Berk

Departures Archive

Monday

30

October 2017

The Car Lover’s Guide to New York

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Recent surveys indicate that less than one-quarter of Manhattan households own a vehicle. This guide is for us. We are the 25%.

Click on the thumbnail above to view a scan, or just get an AmEx Gold or Platinum card, you chintzy bitch.

Thursday

20

April 2017

Thursday

15

December 2016

Sunday

27

November 2016

Wednesday

20

July 2016

Thursday

22

October 2015

Scoot Over

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Scoot Over

Are scooters the next big (small) thing in American transport? Maybe. At the very least, these new ones look pretty cool.

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Tuesday

30

June 2015

Thermal Dynamics

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The Thermal Club, near Palm Springs, California, is a private race track, featuring million dollar garages, a BMW Performance Driving School, a clubhouse, a pool, tennis courts, a spa, catering, a kid’s club, and individuated concierge service. In other words, it’s heaven. (Though a very expensive heaven.) I stayed there, and drove there, and wrote this for the summer issue of Departures.

Monday

16

March 2015

Making the Internet of Things’ Things

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Northern Nevada’s vast tracts of affordable land, plentiful sunishne, and proximity to Silicon Valley have turned it into the new new Detroit: a place to build the things for the Internet of Things.

My latest reportage for Departures. Click on the thumbnail above, and then click it again, to view it. You can also procure your own copy if you have an AmEx Platinum Card, which you probably don’t.

Monday

22

December 2014

Thursday

16

October 2014