Tuesday, February 14, The magazine publisher, which broke taboos in the s with its racy centrefolds and then decided to stop the use of nude photos, announced Monday it is returning to its long-standing tradition. The announcement came from newly appointed chief creative officer Cooper Hefner, son of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner. Cooper Hefner at the same time posted an essay updating "the Playboy philosophy" which had been espoused by his father, who is now
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Playboy Archive. In early , Playboy was riding high on the success of its nascent network of clubs in cities as far-flung as Chicago, New York, Phoenix, Baltimore, Cincinnati and New Orleans—a veritable galaxy of nighttime hot spots. It was time for an international club, one that would add something new to the Playboy mix: overnight accommodations. For the first Playboy hotel, they turned their eyes southward. Jamaica had less than two years earlier transitioned from British rule to independence, and its young government was hungry for foreign investment. Bunnies were flown in from the U. The resulting slice of luxury, nestled in the lush Caribbean rain forest outside Ocho Rios, was christened the Playboy Club-Hotel and opened to great fanfare in January The company flew in a stable of lucky journalists for the official weeklong launch. Jamaican prime minister Alexander Bustamante attended opening night, as did official representatives of Queen Elizabeth II. With more than rooms— air-conditioned units in the main building and 44 lanai rooms on the beach—the resort was set up to handle crowds.
Karin Katherine Taylor born November 28, in Kingston, Jamaica is a former international fashion model ,  known as Playboy magazine's June Playmate of the Month. Taylor began her modeling career at age 17,  when she was discovered by the Ford Modeling agency in Miami. As other Playmates have done, she went on to appear in various Playboy videos from until Taylor briefly returned to her modeling roots and walked the runway one last time, for New York fashion designer Betsey Johnson , in her Spring collection,  which was later made into a documentary. Taylor and her family moved to Orlando, Florida when she was a child. Taylor is a mother of five, and is living in Florida with her husband Bill Weisberg  married in
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