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Word of Mouth: Kelowna
Situated along the pristine waters of Okanagan Lake at the foot of a range of mountains is the city of Kelowna, a microcosm of all that British Columbia's agriculturally rich Okanagan Valley has to offer. The region is considered to be Canada's answer...
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Craft Breweries of London Map
As a city that created many of the world's greatest beers, London is no novice to brewing. But after years of industry decline, a new surge from independent brewers is putting the Big Smoke back on the world map with their quest for better-quality...
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Youngs Farm Jams
Long Island's family-run Youngs Farm was founded in 1892, and is known among New Yorkers for its homemade pies made from a seasonal bounty of fruit—and the jams are no less delectable. The selection includes classics like blueberry, strawberry and...
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Youngs Farm Jams
Fresh in at NYC concept shop Project No. 8 is an assortment of mouthwatering jams from Long Island's Youngs Farm. The family-run farm, founded in 1892, is known among New Yorkers for its homemade pies made from a seasonal bounty of fruit—and the...
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Butcher and Bee
Located on the fringe of Upper King Street, Butcher and Bee is one of the latest additions to the burgeoning neighborhood, featuring an artisanal menu of seasonal fare in combination with a unique DIY setting. B&B caters to neighborhood locals and...
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Eastern Market
On Saturday mornings (and Tuesdays, in the summer-fall seasons), the historic Eastern Market makes downtown Detroit come alive with a vibrant bustle of farmers and home cooks who shop to the soundtrack of live music from local street artists under...
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Greenleaf Juicing Company
With two locations in the shopping-heavy neighborhood of NW and one in downtown SW, Greenleaf Juicing Company has the city center covered. As one would expect from an organic juice shop, Greenleaf uses only fresh fruits and vegetables delivered daily...
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Astro Coffee
Corktown, the oldest neighborhood in Detroit where the Irish found refuge after the potato famine and also home to the abandoned Michigan Central Station (designed by the same architects as New York’s Grand Central Station), is becoming increasingly...
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Word of Mouth: Belgrade
by Emily Millett Warehouses, barges, malls and mansions, you name it—if it's derelict and abandoned, Belgrade's next generation is reclaiming it and breathing new life into the Serbian capital. What better symbol of a city on the brink of rebirth...
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The Best Things to Do In Los Angeles: 1001 Ideas
by Mya Stark At first glance, one might feel that "The Best Things To Do in Los Angeles: 1001 Ideas" has three strikes against it. It's a book rather than a blog or an app; it's about LA, a city which still hasn't quite shaken Woody Allen’s iconically...
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Peddler's Creamery
by Mya Stark Imagine ice cream and bicycles—two childhood icons of summer—combined in a new business model with very serious goals. That’s what's going on at Peddler's Creamery, a new sweets haven in Downtown Los Angeles where a purpose-built contraption...
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Word of Mouth: Jakarta
by Maureen Ferry Cuellar Jakarta has come into the spotlight recently with Indonesia being hailed as an economic wunderkind. More and more, people are being drawn to the capital of this vast Southeast Asian archipelago in hot pursuit of business opportunities...
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The Oasis Clubhouse
With both attuned expats and locals on the ground, boutique hospitality company Oasis Collections is doing the necessary footwork to create a highly selective portfolio of attractive properties around South America. The Airbnb-like service evolved...
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Word of Mouth: Reykjavik
We all know the adage, Greenland is icy and Iceland is green. But really, not many know much more of the large island nation inhabited by just 320,000 people. On our most recent trip to Iceland to visit the capital city of Reykjavik for DesignMarch...
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Portland Made
By Elissa Hall Portland has deemed itself the city that works. The metropolis earns its slogan through a long history of industry and craftsmanship and, in recent years, Portland has upheld its slogan with a noticeable surge in production of highly...
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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Grady's Cold Brew
When we first discovered Grady's Cold Brew we were delighted to have delicious, cold brewed, New Orleans-style coffee delivered weekly by a seemingly never-ending troupe of handsome young men. Since those early days Grady's has grown, expanding...
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The Brooklyn Hot Dog Company
Despite the hot dog's almost iconic status in New York, friends Tony Fragogiannis and Billy Mulholland had a hard time finding a frank that lived up to the classic's name. Frustrated with a market filled with lackluster and over-processed options...
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Gogo City Guides
Anyone landing in London Town this week for all of the Frieze festivities will want to pick up or download a copy of the latest Gogo city guide—an essential travel companion for those who like to stay in the know and off the beaten path. Originally...
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents, a recently-opened concept shop in Portland, Oregon, is a quiet refuge within the bustling Old Town neighborhood. Located just off Burnside Street in Chinatown, Shu Hung and Joseph Magliaro's new venture is a welcome departure...
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Word of Mouth: Prague
On a recent tour of Prague's experiential retail and gallery space Gallery by Minty Concept Club we had the chance to speak with the boutique's owner Yasmin Keshmiri Hejduk, who suggested a handful of stops to make in the city she calls home. Here...
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Seven Independent Coffee Roasters
Thanks to coffee culture spreading far and wide—from Portland's Stumptown to Chicago's Intelligentsia—the appeal of independent micro-roasters over corporate coffee houses is starting to catch on not just among connoisseurs but mainstream...
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CH Local: Portland
Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Portland might be best known for its incredible number of rainy days. That hasn't stopped creative types—Wieden & Kennedy and Nike employees to the many independent artists and entrepreneurs...
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The Utility Shower Curtain
Brooklyn's Wintercheck Factory has made a name for itself by updating everything from sunglasses to swimsuits with their brand of locally-made and highly-functional chic. The latest to get the Wintercheck treatment is the humble shower curtain. Like...
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Chicken Co-Op
The team at NYC's multi-disciplinary studio RAAD have re-invented the urban chicken residence. The Chicken Co-Op is a multi-level living space for city dwelling poultry. Designed from the bottom up to be at "the forefront of sustainability," the...
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