- 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 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?
- September 26, 2005
- Scent Strip
Every fall, a slew of new fragrances hits the market, promising to seduce, entice, and empower. Which scents hit the target?
- August 22, 2005
- Backpacks Unpacked
It’s an essential part of every kid’s school kit. Which unisex backpacks score style points, and which will hold every last book?