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Q&A: Jennifer Causey of Southern Makers

When the time came for Jennifer Causey to work on the follow-up to her book, “Brooklyn Makers,” she took the opportunity to reconnect with her roots in the South. The result became “Southern Makers,” an impressive compilation of 25 photo essays about and interviews with craftspeople throughout the South. “Southern Makers” covers a diverse group,… [MORE]

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Talking High-End Audio w/ Tim Stinson

Owning the best home stereo system in your circle of friends deserves bragging rights. If this superlative is something you’re going for,… [MORE]

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The Valentine’s Day Playbook

Valentine’s Day is a peculiar holiday. The origins are a bit murky and the holiday’s inevitable occurrence often feels overblown and commercialized.… [MORE]

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Wine Pairings 101

Any sommelier worth their weight in Cabernet Sauvignon will tell you that the secret to a successful food and wine pairing is… [MORE]

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A Guide to Vintage Watches

Terms such as “smartphone” and “wearable technology” have managed to casually slip into the modern lexicon. With what seems like hundreds of… [MORE]

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Thoughts on Ambition

When I graduated college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with myself, and no drive for anything more than… [MORE]

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Lessons on Style / Paul Newman

Not many track records include Academy Award–winning actor, director, philanthropist, professional racecar driver, and damn good salad-dressing-maker. For Paul Newman, he made… [MORE]

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Meet Our Friends / Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass may not be a household name yet, but in our opinion, she should be. Don’t just take our word for… [MORE]

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Style File / The Pool Hustler

Former professional pool player and co-owner of Greenleaf’s Pool Room, Jim Gottier, recently gave us some pointers on how to improve our… [MORE]