Author Archives: Nick

Chubbies The Piñas Locas

You’ll find that when you have a kid, you do more swimming than you have since you yourself were a kid. Nothing to do on a winter weekend? Let’s find a pool to kill some time. Hotel swimming pools become … Continue reading

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Mill City Fineries Americana Plaid Necktie

Find a way to work a little red, white and blue into your outfit today. It is Presidents’ Day after all. There’s no easier way to do that than with a simple plaid tie like the Americana Plaid from Mill … Continue reading

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Central Waters Ouisconsing Red Ale

Yesterday the sun was out and the temperature was warm enough to comfortably go outside with no coat. In other words perfect porch drinking weather. Which is exactly what I did. I pulled up a chair, let my daughter and … Continue reading

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Best Made Co. Canvas Field Pant

I’ve always found the look of khaki pants to be a great one for adventuring. Perhaps it’s how they look next to the vibrant greens of forests or the deep blues of a mountain lake. There’s just something about them … Continue reading

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Southern Proper Goal Line Shirt

It’s fun to watch brands grow up and adapt to their customer bases. Many of the brands that popped up half a decade or so ago have been trying to figure out how to stay relevant with a maturing customer. … Continue reading

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Mizzen + Main Hudson Shirt

We’re just starting to get glimpses of the coming spring here in Michigan. Temperatures are creeping up a few days at a time, reminding us that soon we’ll be more worried about battling sweat than snow and salt. Now is … Continue reading

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The Five Best on East Dane: Be Mine?

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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Grayers Stripe Double Knit Crew

I’ve mentioned previously that I’ll often receive catalogs from brands I’ve never covered nor heard of. Generally these brands at least catch my eye and must have done a little research into what I cover because they tend to be … Continue reading

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Knockaround Premiums

A few weeks ago Knockaround completed a redesign of its web store. The new site is clean and easy to navigate, with plenty of filters to find just the right style and color. This was a great chance to revisit … Continue reading

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Austen Heller Peytons

After last night’s Super Bowl it seems a little disrespectful to feature a shoe called the Peyton. Brady and Manning were rivals for over a decade and perhaps the only shoe name to write about the day after that could … Continue reading

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