- December 21, 2009
- Winter Blankets
The sofa is suddenly very appealing, particularly beneath a cozy cover. But how to find the right (nonshedding, warmth-trapping) one? We tested nine throws outside on a blustery, low-40s day, then ranked them for heat and comfort.
- September 29, 2008
- But Will the Ladies Like It?
The latest crop of men’s fragrances promise machismo, exoticism, and, of course, sex. Do they deliver? The guys at 123 Burger Shot Beer take some spritzes for the team.
- July 28, 2008
- Lock It Up
Nice weather, new bike lanes, David Byrne–designed racks being installed around the city; it’s a golden time for biking.
- June 16, 2008
- The End of Grease
Picking a household cleaner at the market can be like sorting through paint samples at the hardware store.
- May 5, 2008
- The Nontoxic Alternatives
Maybe you heard it last week: the sound of hard-plastic containers being hurled into recycling bins all over town.
- March 24, 2008
- Polos, Hold the Logo
For those who prefer to be inconspicuous about their brand allegiances, there are many fine polo shirt options.
- January 7, 2008
- A Brief Survey
Men’s underwear has evolved far beyond the simple boxers-versus-tighty-whiteys duality.
- January 16, 2006
- Case Study
So someone gave you an iPod Nano over the holidays—now you need a holder. Which one offers the perfect blend of form and function?
- December 19, 2005
- Whisky A-Go-Go
Single-malt scotch is booming. Here’s how to tell your cask strength from your port-wood-aged.
- October 24, 2005
- Wallets Opened
With a design as standard as a man’s billfold, small details become crucial. Lizard skin or leather? Change pocket or photo flap? Belt chain or . . . not?