Author Archives: Nick

Brooks Brothers Supima® Cotton Stripe Button Mocneck Sweater

Spring officially began on Monday (even if it hasn’t particularly felt like it so far), which means a lot of spring collections have been launching lately. I stopped over at Brooks Brothers to see what the venerable brand had in … Continue reading

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Strong Boalt Coral Classic Swim Trunk

Tomorrow night I’m heading down to Tampa for five days of much needed rest and relaxation. Or at least as much rest as one can get with a 20-month-old in tow. It will be nice to hit the beach and … Continue reading

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Southern Proper Old Glory Party Performance Polo

At about the time the second set of basketball games of the night hits halftime on Friday, one of the most important soccer games in the history of this country will be kicking off. If you hadn’t heard, we lost … Continue reading

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The Shop March On Tees

There have been no buzzer beaters. The lowest seed left is an 11 that, were it not for injuries, would have been a single digit seed. The only potential Cinderellas left are high majors. Despite all that March Madness has … Continue reading

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The Five Best on East Dane: Wolverine

Every couple of weeks I’ll take a look at the five best things on East Dane at the time, each time choosing a different theme. East Dane is one of the best shops on the web for clothing and accessories, compiling a … Continue reading

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Toppling Goliath Pseudosue

Paleontologist. Back when I was seven or eight that’s what I wanted to be when I grew up. I’m pretty sure every little boy that grew up in the nineties wanted to be a paleontologist at one time or another … Continue reading

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Southern Tide Pop Color Performance 1/4 Zip Pullover

It seems like every year I make some declaration that I’m going to do more of some outdoor activity. A couple years ago it was wishing (I got a pole but still haven’t got a line on it). Last year … Continue reading

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Oak Street Bootmakers Navy Suede Red Brick Sole Trail Oxford

When something good happens in Chicago my mind usually immediately jumps to Oak Street Bootmakers for my Midwest Monday post. The brand has established itself as the Chicago clothing company in my mind. Today I’ve got Chicago on my mind because Northwestern finally … Continue reading

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The Five Best on East Dane: Spring Break

Every couple of weeks I’ll take a look at the five best things on East Dane at the time, each time choosing a different theme. East Dane is one of the best shops on the web for clothing and accessories, compiling a … Continue reading

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Stout and Wide: The Burly Beers of Bell’s

Bell’s, the pioneering craft brewery of the Midwest, most often conjures up images of sun and summer. Oberon Day is an unofficial holiday in Michigan and the crisp wheat beer fuels Midwestern summers. Two Hearted is the year long flagship, … Continue reading

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