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Food & Drink

Bewdly Coffee: Wake Up with Gourmet Flavors

You won't have trouble waking up with new coffee favors like Maple Bacon and Vanilla Bourbon. We have the low down on the new...
Bewdly Coffee Company.

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New Music Monday

New Music Monday: Streets of Laredo

Brooklyn-based, New Zealanders’ Streets of Laredo have released their first full-length album, Volume I & II on Dine Alone...
Records on October 7th. Destined to be a soundtrack for all things Fall, this album is a sing-a-long collision of jangling...
harmonies, stomping percussion, horns and guitars. Founded by close-knit family members Daniel, Dave and Sarahjane Gibson and...
inspired by the fervour and madness of the 70’s folk-rock circuit, Streets of Laredo was born out of trying to escape the...
mundane everyday working life. Older brother Dave tells the story, “Both Dan and I had done the hard yards in bands in...

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Fashion & Style

Win The Marathon In These Special-Edition Tracksmith Singlets

Dudes, it’s time to get off the treadmills and start pounding the pavement — and here’s the motivation. Cult...
running apparel line Tracksmith (by cult, we mean it legitimately has groupies) has given you one less excuse to procrastinate...
that bucket list with the release of two new limited-edition singlets to kick off Marathon season. And, even if  a 26.21875...
mile race isn’t included on your list of life goals, well, as of today, it should be. How else are you going to get to...
sport this double-threat of one-of-a-kinds? You can display your city pride — or course preference — in either...
the NYC ’14 or BQ ’15 (“Boston Qualifier”) version, both made to...

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Fashion & Style, Meet Up Monday

Meet Up Mondays: Carlos Campos

Honduras-born, New York City-based menswear designer Carlos Campos moves to his own drumbeat. But that’s not a bad thing,...
considering his signature immaculate aesthetic, soft tailoring and abstract inspirations, amid the recent sea of overly styled...
heritage menswear, have made him one of the coolest attractions at New York Fashion Week. (Consistency, as anyone in the business...
would tell you, is a tough thing to nail.) Most importantly, though, in the last five years Campos has been deeply committed to...
furthering the cause of Latin Americans globally, co-founding Honduras Global, a worldwide network of Hondurans working to create...
a better...

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Living

Brikk’s bespoke iPhones and iPads come coated in gold, crusted in diamonds

Think the iPhone Gold is fancy? You ain't seen nothing yet! Check out what...
Brikk does to iPhones, iPads and Galaxy Gear with pure gold and diamonds.

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Travel

Travel Savvy: The Best Carry-On Suitcases

Searching for the right suitcase can be difficult with so many options out...
there on the market. We made it easy for with this list, which features...
suitcases in various styles and at every price point, whether you travel for...
work or for pleasure. Briggs & Riley Baseline Not only does is the Baseline...
stylish, this carry-on features CX technology, which means that it can expand...
up to 25 percent — a must when toting home a bunch of souvenirs. $469 at...
briggs-riley.com. Tumi Tegra Lite Max Made from Tegris, a revolutionary...
polypropylene thermoplastic composite material created by Milliken that...

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Living

5BoroNYC’s VHS Skate Decks

For those of you former (and current) skaters, watching skate videos was a way...
to master tricks, aspire to do things you can’t and watch those pro skaters...
in awe. To most of us, VHS (that’s an acronym for Video Home System) tapes...
are a thing of the past, thanks to the development of the Internet. Who needs...
all those videotapes when we can just go on YouTube? The guys at 5BoroNYC, a...
skate brand that got its start in 1996, back when we were still playing VHS...
tapes on VCRs, apparently got nostalgic for the familiar images, so they...

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Fashion & Style, Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday – Billiam Jeans

Bill Williams makes quality jeans out of Greenville, South Carolina with a...
percentage going to help fight sex trafficking in America.

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Fashion & Style

How to Tie a Scarf like a Boss

Done wrong, a scarf makes you look like an overgrown kindergartner whose mother...
just sent him out to play in the snow. Done right, however, a scarf can tie...
together your entire outfit and add a dash of personality to an otherwise bland...
ensemble. Here's a few pointers

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Fashion & Style

TGIF Shopping: Face Bomb By Portland General Store

The temperatures are taking a turn for the worst and the fall/winter winds are...
not far behind. As winter’s cold air takes its toll on your skin you may want...
to think about upping your skincare game. If you’re like me, and have...
sensitive skin this time of year, you’ll want to keep your face protected...
from the changing weather. All-natural grooming brand Portland General Store...
(reviewed in August here) has a facial cleanser that is a sure fire way to help...
your skin survive the Polar Vortex. Face Bomb is vegan and it doesn’t...
strip away moisture like other cleansers....

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