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Brand Bracket: Conference Tournament Semifinals (Group One)

Voting will close at 11:59 PM EST on Friday, March 7.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). Winners advance to the championship round of their respective conferences. Grand Haven Southern Point vs. Asher … Continue reading

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Pearl Connection: Review and Giveaway

The Pearl Connection combines two of our favorite things, preppy clothing and made in the USA products.  That right there is a winning combination.  The online storefront has curated an impressive collection of prep brands spanning all parts of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Flat 12 Walkabout Pale Ale

It’s hot and you want a beer.  A thick sticky porter is no good and you’re sick of lagers that might have a light body but are also light on taste.  It’s time to grab a clean, crisp, citrusy pale … Continue reading

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Midwest Region: First Round

Voting for the first round will close at 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, March 24.  Vote for your favorite brand in each poll (only once per poll please). #1 Luxley & Bernard vs. #16 G.H. Bass G.H. Bass makes it out … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Dayton-Xavier Game

The Dayton Flyers and Xavier Musketeers have been doing battle since February 20, 1920 when Dayton won a low-scoring 24-18 game.  The two Catholic universities, both located in Ohio only about 50 miles apart have been playing at least once, … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The DePaul-Marquette Game

When you think about dressing up for gameday, football usually comes to mind.  Basketball?  Not so much.  Whether it’s the fact there are no tailgates beforehand or it’s just so darn cold you wear enough layers to look like the … Continue reading

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Chicago Belt Co. Wolf Point Belt

Chicago Belt Co. has been making a name for itself over the past year with its Midwestern-themed ribbon belts.  Now it’s expanding into other belt options beyond ribbon belts with its introduction of the Wolf Point Belt.  If you’re looking … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: Indiana (and the rest of the Midwest) Christmas

Illinois: Chicago Belt Co. Mackinac Belt ($35) / Indiana: Hoosier Bat Company HB125 Ash Baseball Bat ($70) / Iowa: Templeton Rye (around $35) / Kansas: Baldwin Denim Reed Classic Straight Jeans ($220) / Michigan: Stormy Kromer Original Wool Cap ($39.99) / Minnesota: North Star Neckwear Bold Red … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: A Midwestern Thanksgiving

Recently I had a reader who happens to be a displaced Midwesterner request that I put together a How to Dress for post for a Midwestern Thanksgiving.  It got me thinking, what does the typical Midwestern Thanksgiving look like?  First … Continue reading

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How to Dress for: The Game (Michigan-Ohio State)

There are rivalry games and then there is The Game.  Arguably the best rivalry in all of sports and undoubtedly one of the top three in college football, the Michigan-Ohio State game is something that must be experienced.  They’ve been … Continue reading

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