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Indoor Surf Pool Makes a Splash in New Jersey’s American Dream Mall

This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission. New York and New Jersey have a reputation. Actually, we have a couple of reputations. And one of them is honesty. Brutal honesty. Granted these are sweeping generalizations but that chill West Coast ever-positive demeanor doesn’t always jive with reality. Folks in New Jersey […]

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First Take: DJI Mavic Air 2

As it tends to happen with technology, the line between “consumer” and “professional” drones is blurring, and the DJI Mavic Air 2 ($799; dji.com) shows exactly how fuzzy the two terms have become. For entry-level shooters looking for awe-inspiring cinematic shots, it’s probably the best drone available. My first-flight experience revealed how intuitive it is […]

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Exploring Utah’s Mighty Monuments: Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante

Utah has some of the most beautiful—and most crowded—national parks in the country. That’s why you should check out the state’s less visited monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, while you still can. When it comes to accessible outdoor action, America’s national monuments often outshine our national parks anyway. You can ride a mountain bike […]

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Our Favorite Fall Jackets

It’s that time of the year: autumn, aka the season that comes before “cold.” The dropping temps do not have to be simply endured, though. If you have an affinity for bundling up, or have perfected your “sweater weather body” (the opposite of “swimsuit body,” which happens if your barbecue-to-surfing ratio gets out of whack), […]

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Seal of Approval: Brothers Osborne on Their Favorite Albums, Go-To Whiskey, & More

One of Nashville’s best duos, Brothers Osborne—who recently released their new album, Skeletons—on the music you should be listening to, the wonders of bird watching, and a bottle of whiskey that, if you see, you buy. MUSIC Courtesy image Skyline Motel just released an EP called After Dark. You should listen. It’s really chill music. […]

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The Case for Korean Barbecue—And for a Little New York Restaurant That Could

Front-line medical workers and grocery store check-out people have borne the greatest brunt of the COVID-19 crisis. Restauranteurs have always been a little more heart than head. After all, running a restaurant is an uphill climb in good times, what with slim margins, high rents, expensive moving parts, lots of employees, and all the other […]