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Feasting, Food & Drink

FEASTING: Talking Roman Pizza & Craft Beer at Marta

We caught up with Marta chef Nick Anderer and beer program expert Corey Gargiulo to talk pairings, inspiration and spring ingredients.

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Fashion & Style, Meet Up Monday

Meet Up Mondays: Five Four Club

If you're the type of guy who's sought freedom from shopping due to a lack of interest or time or style, Five Four Club's just the...
ticket.

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Food & Drink

Bluetooth-Enabled Vodka: What Hath God Wrought?

This June, all MEDEA vodka bottles will allow users to create custom LED messages through the magic of Bluetooth. What a wonderful...
world we live in.

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Living

Hi-Fi Corner: Outfit your home in style with the W7 multi-room speaker

Definitive Technology's premium new W7 speaker is a wireless cube of sound that...
offers multi-room functionality like Sonos, but trades proprietary control for...
open source, allowing it to play nice with other speakers in the Play-Fi...
family.

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Living

Why Spend Thousands On A Tricked-Out Adventure Trailer When You Can Rent One For Hundreds?

Are you eager to enjoy the outdoors, but not so eager to sleep on the ground?...
Off The Grid Rentals has lots of camping equipment available for rent,...
including a slick off-road teardrop trailer.

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Food & Drink

High on Hops: Next Level Gear for Homebrewers

After you've mastered the basic five-gallon home brewing starter kit, take your...
beer to new heights with these gear picks.

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Living

Supreme and Mophie Team Up to Power Your Devices

The California-based technology company and the New York-based cult skatewear...
brand collaborated on a limited edition battery pack.

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Food & Drink

How to Cure Prosciutto At Home

A step-by-step process on curing and drying your own Italian ham.

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Food & Drink, Swill

Swill: This Aloe Vera Booze is The Best Thing We’ve Tasted in Months

When you think of aloe vera, you probably don't think about eating it -- let...
alone drinking it. It's great for sunburns and looks great in a pot on your...
windowsill, but very few people ever think to put it in a drink. And that's a...
damn shame

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Grooming

Juniper Ridge Desert Denim Wash

Use this naturally-made scent to make your jeans smell like “you've spent all...
day among the wildflowers in California’s high-desert country.”

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Feel Good Friday, Food & Drink

Feel Good Friday- Grounds&Hounds

Dogs and coffee? Not two things we usually put together but two things we...
really, really love. So does Jordan Karcher, the founder of Grounds & Hounds, a...
coffee company that supports no kill rescues around the nation.

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Fashion & Style

TGIF Shopping: Woolrich And Almond Team Up For “Wax and Wool” Collection

“After talking to our respective teams and continuing to trade emails and...
high-fives at trade shows we came to a point where we both felt that it was...
time to make this happen.”

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Living

2015 Mini Cooper S Hardtop review

MINI is quite good at turning gasoline into forward momentum. Of all the things...
the new, bigger MINI struggles with, and believe me there are many, flinging...
itself forward is not one of them. Stomp the skinny pedal of the Cooper S and...
it rushes forward with an eagerness, immediacy, and intensity few might expect...
from such a twee coupe – especially one that looks more carp than car. In...
this way, as a veritable giggle-factory, it is quite enjoyable. This is the...
trouble with the MINI Cooper S Hardtop. It is good fun, but as a reasonable,...
well-valued mode...

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