Hand ground from high-grade carbon steel salvaged from an industrial bandsaw blade, M Crow’s Bandsaw Blade Steak knives feature wooden handles in your choice of black walnut, osage orange, toasted maple or American holly, affixed with hand-hammered copper rivets.
It’s all about the spikes. For tough digging jobs, the jagged teeth on this heavy-duty America-made shovel make it easier to break through ice, clay, and roots. The handle is made of lightweight yet super-tough fiberglass & the D-Grip features a hollow storage compartment to carry emergency essentials, like matches, flint, hooks, & fishing line.
San Francisco-based DSPTCH built the Gym/Work pack to take you straight from work to workout. It features a padded laptop compartment and an exterior pocket with a secure Fidlock closure. And for your after-work athletics, the 25-liter pack features a moisture-resistant lining to carry sweaty clothes & a ventilated shoe pocket that fits sizes up to 13.
From the author of the definitive history of Bourbon, Dane Huckelbridge, comes The United States of Beer: A Freewheeling History of the All-American Drink. From George Washington’s first unsuccessful batch of homebrew to the rise of our country’s global mega beer brands to the frontlines of our current craft brew renaissance, this book covers the evolution of America’s favorite drink.
Blurring the line between socks and shoes, Skinners are ultraportable minimalist footwear for sport, yoga, travel, or just chilling. They provide the comfortable freedom of a barefoot feel but offer the sort of all-terrain protection & traction you get from shoes. Silver is woven into Skinners for odor prevention.
1979’s The Amityville Horror was a downright scary movie based on a true story. Newlyweds move into a house where a mass murder was committed and are driven out by strange & sadistic spirits. That iconic Long Island, NY home is now on the market. The ad describes a formal dining room, heated sunroom & other upgrades but makes no mention of possible blood stains hidden beneath the oak hardwoods.
Handmade in Washington State from supple, dry milled chap leather and featuring classic materials like hand-peened copper rivets & solid brass hardware, the Wild Bill duffle is a bag built for the long haul.
Suunto’s latest smart sport watch, the Spartan Ultra GPS combines GPS and a FusedSpeed accelerometer with a wide array of activity tracking functions for running, triathlon, swimming, cycling, adventure racing, skiing and more. Paired with a Suunto Smart Sensor, it will also track your heart rate.
Brooklyn-based custom bike builder Stefano Venier turned his hand to Moto Guzzi’s popular modern classic, the V7. His subtle but stunning re-do cleaned up the clunkier bits of this Italian 750. His tweaks included new aluminum bodywork, an elongated tank and seat, as well as a shaved rear fender with a stealth, integrated LED tail light. Fresh rubber & new forks, plus a bit of blacking-out here & there. via
The title is long enough to tell you exactly what you’re going to be reading about. In her new book, Food and the City: New York’s Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It, author Ina Yalof takes you on an insider’s journey into New York’s vibrant and copius food scene with a host of the city’s most celebrated & seasoned chefs.