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Best Holiday Gifts Party Host

Home & Design

The 15 Best Gifts for Your Holiday Party Host

Sure, bring booze. But bring something else as well.

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Gear

The 50 Best Gifts for the Women in Your Life

And now even you cannot screw this up

Le Bar à Vin is about as cozy as it gets

Food & Drink

The Best 5 DC Bars With Fireplaces, Because Wintertime

Stay warm all season with this list of our favorite spots for drinking by the fire

Best Small Hotels in New York

Travel

The Best Hotels in and Around NYC With Fewer Than 30 Rooms

Fewer people. Better service. More charm your pants off.

Huckberry Grail Gifts

Gear

Spend Over $50 at Huckberry, You're Eligible to Win a $14,000 Rolex

It's their third annual "Grail Gift Giveaway"

The 17 Best Gear Gifts for the Outdoorsman (or Outdoorswoman)

Gear

The 17 Best Gear Gifts for the Outdoorsman (or Outdoorswoman)

Take them from spartan camping to luxury glamping

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Vehicles

Keanu Reeves Takes Us for a Ride on His Totally Excellent Motorcycle

He gave us a choice between a red bike and a blue one

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Sports

The Uni Watch Holiday Gift Guide

You’ve got sports fans. We’ve got the obscure team-specific gifts that’ll make ’em swoon.

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December 4, 2019 December 3, 2019

The Best Holiday Deals for Guys (Updated Daily!)

Menswear

A Continuously Updated List of Holiday Deals: Apparel

Killer discounts from J.Crew, Indochino, Fjallraven, American Trench, Todd Snyder and more

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Health & Fitness

A Continuously Updated List of Holiday Deals: Outdoors & Fitness

Killer discounts from Tracksmith, Best Made, Outdoor Voices, REI and more

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Shoes

A Continuously Updated List of Holiday Deals: Shoes and Accessories

Killer discounts from Nike, GREATS, Frye, Reebok and more

Keep on Reading

Jeff VanderMeer sci fi novelist

Books

Author Jeff VanderMeer Searches for Where It All Went Wrong in “Dead Astronauts”

The speculative-fiction writer isn't afraid to take on the big questions: Climate change. Corporate influence. Trump.

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Restaurants & Bars

The Divine Secrets of Getting a Reservation at Europe’s Michelin-Starred Restaurants

A new study explores wait times for the continent's Michelin-starred restaurants

The 15 Best Gifts for Guys Who Groom

Style

The 15 Best Gifts for Guys Who Groom

You won't find any Axe Body Spray here

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Washington DC

The Best DC Hotel for Every Conceivable Person Visiting You This Holiday Season

Whether its posh in-laws or rowdy college buddies, here’s where to put them up

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Home & Design

The 15 Best Home and Design Gifts for Apartment Dwellers

National Park candles, Keith Shore prints and "floor baskets" included

Leo's Oyster Bar private dining.

Food & Drink

The 5 Best Private Dining Rooms in San Francisco

Options abound for your holiday needs at some of the city's hottest restaurants

Swissôtel Chicago

Travel

Stash Your In-Laws in One of These 7 Holiday-Themed Chicago Hotels

Egg-nog shots, curling and a “milk and cookies hotline.” Let’s review.

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Food & Drink

America’s Best Texas-Style Smokers Are Built in … Los Angeles?

In an unassuming shop in Sun Valley, Eric Wech turns old propane tanks into culinary works of art

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Booze

A Beginner’s Guide to Pulque, Mexico’s Other, Other Agave Spirit

A brief history of the sweet, sessionable beverage, along with the best spots in Mexico City for getting acquainted