Month: July 2020

The Best Hiking Shoes for Every Type of Trek

Whether you’re hitting up local trails or embarking on a weekend backpacking trip, the last thing you want are blistered, aching feet to distract you from the great outdoors. The best hiking shoes will ensure that you start your adventure on the right foot.

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to buying the right hiking shoes. Outdoor footwear comes in a range of proprietary materials that make the most of what technology has to offer, from incredibly durable construction that helps you stay light on your feet, to form-fitting silhouettes designed to withstand the wilderness.

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Boulder City Manager Announces Retirement

BOULDER, CO — Jane Brautigam, Boulder’s first female city manager and the longest serving Boulder city manager in modern history, announced Monday that she will retire on Oct. 30.

“The time has come for me to step into the next journey in my life,” Brautigam said in a statement.

“I am, and always will be, proud of what all of us together have achieved for the City of Boulder. The lessons I have learned here, the ethics and integrity I have seen embodied in all that we have done, the innovation and creativity that has been part of our approach

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How To Make Your Own Prestige Sports Documentary, In 7 Easy Steps

Photo credit: Christian Liewig - Corbis - Getty Images
Photo credit: Christian Liewig – Corbis – Getty Images

From Esquire

Netflix has dropped a trailer for Anelka: Misunderstood, the upcoming Nicolas Anelka documentary. I don’t need to tell you what’s in that trailer. You know what’s in it. You’ve seen so many prestige documentaries about sports stars you know what to expect.

Obviously you can watch it for yourself. But you’re not going to be surprised.

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Why You Should Acquire a Taste for the Bitter Flavor of Campari

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“What should I drink?” you ask.

You’re at a cocktail bar, trying to look over the menu, but it is almost performatively unhelpful. You’ve never heard of Cocchi Rosa, have no idea what a kumquat tastes like and while you’re familiar with ducks in a bread-crumbs-at-the-pond sort of way, you have no idea what their fat tastes like “washed” with cognac. You’re thinking about ordering the “Careless Whisper,” but you’ve read the ingredients three times and don’t know if it’s going to be a small glass of pure booze or bright pink confection

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The Man, the Myth and Why His Death Remains So Hard to Process

An unknowable void remains between Robin Williams the man and Robin Williams the myth.

Various projects have shined some light into that darkness, including Dave Itzkoff‘s definitive biography Robin and the HBO documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind. In April, his estate launched a YouTube channel featuring clips of Williams performing, as well as interviews with fellow actors and comedians sharing their insight about the late entertainer.

Yet no matter how thorough the dive or how many laughs relived, that doesn’t change the ongoing surreality of Williams’ absence. The mountain of work he left behind, even the … Read More

15 Striking Films to Use As Color Palette Inspo for Your Next Design Project

Photo credit: Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From House Beautiful

Some movies are beautiful enough to watch even without sound, and those also happen to be the ones that inspire us to redecorate our homes—or, at the very least, switch up our color palettes. With that in mind, we decided to round up some our favorite films for color and interior inspiration, from super saturated, lush palettes to soft, muted, and ambient ones (which means we excluded some of the best black and white films—nothing personal to The Lighthouse, Un Chien Andelou, and A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night).


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