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The Napa Valley of Beer

The old stomping grounds… In the eyes of many beer drinkers, the best brewery in the world can be found in tiny Greensboro, Vermont, population 760, past an unmarked intersection and an old farm field. And if you want to…

The Warm Before the Storm: Montana Flyfishing

Where I learned to toss line… I have been fly fishing for over a decade now and have fallen in love with all aspects of the sport including winter fishing. Montana winter fishing is legendary. Montana provides fly fishing experiences…

From the G&L Library: The Georgetown Set

The original M Street yuppies… n the autumn of 1945, with the United States and the world at peace for the first time in half a decade, the most sought-after and exclusive invitation was to one of Joe Alsop’s Sunday…

An Ode to the White Handkerchief

A man can never have too many… When I was a boy in my first blue blazer, I inherited my father’s habit of wearing a pocket square. By the time I entered college, the simple piece of cloth—arranged with devil-may-care…

The Man Who Made Off With John Updike’s Trash

The man’s trash is better than writers’ best… It should have been an ordinary bike ride. For 22 miles under the glare of late-May sunshine, 48-year-old Paul Moran pedaled his green bicycle past lobster traps and sailboats along the Massachusetts…

The Squeeze on the Middlebrow

A Resurgence in Inequality and Its Effects on Culture… “Capital in the 21st Century,” by the French economist Thomas Piketty, has become this year’s most unlikely best seller, a crossover from the world of scholarship into general public discussion of a…

Druthers’ Save the Bees

Save the bees, cover your deez… All proceeds go to support the ‘Pollinator Partnership’ to help save the bees and other pollinators through www.Pollinator.org.  Druthers custom woven dobby fabric properly named ‘Disappearing Bees’ crafted into a sturdy button-up boxer with…

Custom Oak Street Bootmakers Camp Mocs

A mighty fine pair for when your docksiders won’t do and your Weejuns don’t stand up…   It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Oak Street Bootmakers.  I have talked about their loafers at length (Natural and Navy).  The loafers have a great,…