Best of May

By The Editors
May 31, 2013 9:00 am

April showers brought May … more showers. But then we brought you tattoos and the swim trunks Nucky Thompson would wear. So. Get that image out of your head (knobby knees!) and read on.

Half-Naked Ladies on Sailboats
The salty water dogs at
Manhattan By Sail are now accepting bookings for their first full season of themed sails, which include craft cocktails, lobster rolls and scantily-clad ladies doing the hoochie coochie for your (seafaring) enjoyment. Check it out.

Photo: Emily Bryan Photography

Luxury Apartment Finder
A one-stop shop for luxury apartments, just launched Urban Compass takes care of everything from searching to viewing to closing, all with the help of personalized “neighborhood specialists” to find the perfect fit. Check it out.

Craziest Tattoos Ever
Body ink is a daunting proposition. Less daunting with our guide to the shops you should visit, the pro’s tips on how to do it up right and the gorgeous coffee table book to use for inspiration (or voyeuristic thrills). Check it out.

Your Summer Getaway Plan
Memorial Day may have come and gone, but these tips will play all summer long: the perfect bag to pack, the most hassle-free way to hit the Hamptons and the gonzo burger recipe for your grill (hint: it’s got peanut butter). Check it out.

Best Swim Trunks, Period
Look to this new line of stately swimmin’ shorts to carry you through the warmer months – vintage-inspired cuts and colors that’ll hunt from the pool to the tennis court to the lunch table (when paired with a linen shirt). Check it out.

And from our “Momentous Human Accomplishments” department …

InsideHook San Francisco   
Now bringing you the best in outdoor action, extraordinary dining, local travel, culture and more in the Bay Area. First up: master the art of kitesurfing with a real captain. Check it out.


Man of the Month   
At 21, he crossed the Sahara alone. A decade later, he summitted Mount Everest. Now he’s returned from a North Pole trek. Meet Gavin Bate, InsideHook’s Man of the Month for May. Check it out

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