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Shoes

Huckberry’s Having a Huge Sale on Fall-Appropriate Boots

The sale at Huckberry includes a wide range of chukkas, boat shoes and a Roper, a sweet spot between a cowboy boot and dress boot

Vehicles

Time Is Running Out to Win One of Our Favorite Cars of the Year

The RS e-tron GT is one of Audi’s quickest cars ever, but also seats five. Go figure.

Booze

You’ll Never Taste a Bourbon Exactly Like This Again

Russell’s Reserve introduces the Single Rickhouse bottling, highlighting where your whiskey was aged

Movies

The Best Movies, TV and Music for October

Including the most harrowing war movie of the year. Plus: Amy Schumer, Cormac McCarthy and a spooky new Netflix series by Mike Flanagan.

Gear

Ceramic Tableware, Ultra Light Coolers and an Arby’s x Pusha T Collab

The 11 best pieces of garb and gear that crossed our desks this week

Sports

Did MLB’s Expanded Playoff Format Sour Its Regular Season Juice?

The National League East has yet to be decided, but the Mets are struggling to draw sizable crowds at Citi Field as fans are sitting out games in anticipation of the playoffs. That's a problem.

Watches

Introducing the Mechanic: Shinola Releases Its First Hand-Wound Watch

By paying tribute to Detroit's sign painters, the brand finds a potent blend of form and function

Food & Drink

A Guide to DC's Best Late-Night Eats, From the City's Night Owls

Bartenders, promoters and nightlife photographers recommend their go-to spots

Food & Drink

Chicago’s Top Burger Chefs Share Their Tips for the Perfect Patty

The annual Hamburger Hop competition led to some inspiration for your at-home grilling

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Music

Whitney Turns Heartache Into Pure Pop Bliss

The Chicago group returns with the surprisingly optimistic "SPARK"

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Food & Drink

Where to Eat in LA: A José Andrés Hit and an Indian Sports Bar

Plus, a pea-protein soft serve that must be eaten to be believed

Food & Drink

The Urban Hawker Food Hall Imports the Flavors of Singapore to Midtown

Curated by KF Seetoh, the Hawker center is the new home of 17 culinary entrepreneurs

Food & Drink

How to Make Hugh Acheson’s Chicken Sandwich at Home

Plus, a time-saving hack for those who don't want to make their own pickles

Travel

Why Zanzibar Is Not Your Typical Beach Escape

While the white sands, warm turquoise waters and towering coconut trees are idyllic, it's the rich fusion of cultures in Stone Town that makes this island so fascinating

Sports

Best Bets: Expert NFL Picks for Week 4

A trio of handicappers offer their insights on five of this week's best games

Health & Fitness

What Is Time Blindness — And How Can You Overcome It?

Coming out of the pandemic, time feels weird. It turns out there's a term for that.

Food & Drink

The Giants Just Got Their First Sommelier

What pairs best with all your ballpark favorites?

Movies

“Bros” Is Groundbreaking, But Not in the Way You Think

Whether or not you buy that it's the "first gay rom-com," Billy Eichner's film is refreshingly sex positive