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Travel

Thanksgiving Events Around the Country

These four events around the country offer an alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving weekend.

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Living

Throttle Jockey: The cruiser you’ve been waiting for

Minneapolis-based Polaris didn’t really need to take on the legacy of the Indian motorcycle brand, which has been a literal...
bad penny for whomever took on the brand following its death in 1953. Victory was already doing well enough with their Victory...
line of cruisers and tourers, along with their diverse portfolio of ATVs, snowmobiles and even military gear. But take the chance...
they did, and those of us who have watched the at-times sordid attempts to bring the hallowed brand back from the dead over the...
last few decades were finally, at long last, able to hope against hope that...

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Food & Drink

Upgrade Your Eggnog with these Intoxicating Elixirs

Winter is coming, which means it’s time to get your ‘nog on. Though fatty, sugary eggnog already has a lot going for it, you...
might decide to add alcohol and make it the perfect unhealthy storm. You’ll hear no objections from us! Still, deciding what to...
mix with eggnog can be a challenge for the uninitiated. Here’s a quick rundown Selecting your Eggnog We understand if...
you’re too lazy—or too hungover—to make your own ‘nog from scratch. Any store-bought eggnog will work with the ingredients...
below. If you’re having trouble deciding, we suggest trying Organic Valley’s Eggnog. Spirits Stick with...

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Living

SingleSprout Builds Teams for NYC’s Tech Boom

New York isn't typically seen as a tech city, but that reputation is changing fast. Because the industry is growing so quickly,...
both established companies and startups alike need quality people to join their teams at increasingly fast rates. That's where...
SingleSprout comes in.

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Grooming

The Grooming Gift Guide

These ten grooming gifts will make you look good. And you deserve it.

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Fashion & Style

The Manual’s Top 5 Rucksacks for Fall/Winter 2014

The start of a new season calls for a trusty, incredibly stylish new vessel –...
are we right? The rucksack has to be one of our all-time favourites. Check out...
our top five selection of practical, achingly cool versions for fall/winter.

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Fashion & Style

Cladwell: Shopping For Great Clothes Just Got a Lot Easier

Wish you had a trusted friend to give you clothing advice? You do now. Meet...
Cladwell.

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Fashion & Style

Pack It In: Winter Cycling

When the thermometer drops, it's time to upgrade your winter cycling gear....
After all, you won't be standing on any spring podiums if your entire training...
season revolves around gym sessions on an exercise bike. It's time to check out...
the best cycling apparel for extreme cold.

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New Music Monday

New Music Monday: Fly Golden Eagle

It was in a Nashville basement that Ben Trimble lost himself in rock ‘n’...
roll. He found himself working for a music supervisor with a 60,000-strong...
record collection, and dove headfirst down the rabbit hole. Motown. Blues. Glam...
rock. Psychedelia. And soon, all of the disparate sources of his inspiration...
— his lineage, his Detroit roots, his need for expression, the newfound...
discovery of a musical community in Nashville — slowly began to weave...
together into the musical tapestry that would become Fly Golden Eagle. “That...
was a big part of unlocking music for me, as a means to express...

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Fashion & Style, Meet Up Monday

Meet Up Mondays: Club Monaco’s Aaron Levine

Club Monaco has found its groove, alas. Neither too preppy or heritage-driven...
to compete with its American contemporaries, nor too overpriced or overdesigned...
to be considered luxury, the modern lifestyle brand had, it seemed at times,...
grappled with being as categorically American as it wasn’t. That was until...
Aaron Levine (above), the former head of design at Jack Spade, joined the...
company in 2011 as Vice President of Men’s Design and engineered one of...
the smartest, if not impressive, looking turnarounds in the traditionally...
challenging specialty men’s space. Today, there’s no doubting what Club...
Monaco is about—fashion with a global...

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