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Summer. Brew kits. Watches. Let's Review.

  • 30 May 2014

Like Burning Man, But in Chicago
Mash the devil-may-care showmanship of Burning Man with the spectacle of Cirque du Soleil and you get the Lucent Dossier Experience, coming to Chicago for one night only. Check it out


Whoa, This FLW Rental Is Gorgeous
We take you on a photo tour of the Emil Bach House, the only rentable Frank Lloyd Wright home in the city. Built in 1915, beautifully restored and outfitted with modern furniture. Check it out


We Found You Beer. Lots of It.
Introducing the HopBox, the most handsome all-in-one brew kit of all. Portable. Saves space. Has a drawer to neatly store all your tools. In other words: wife-approved. Check it out.


Top 3 Reasons a Man Needs a Watch
1. Tells time. 2. Shows sartorial attention to detail. 3. Shows you've got pride in Chicago. Because there's Astor + Banks. They design and assemble fine timepieces right in the West Loop. Check it out.


Go to the Beach. Take This.
Because beaches are officially open. And because summertime draws nigh, we rounded up some items you should take with you to the shore. Get some sun. Check it out.


And from our It's Officially Unofficially Summer Department ...

37 Things Summer Guide
It is with a firm handshake and a slap on the ass that we welcome you to summer. The season and its 72-and-sunnies have arrived. Let's play. Start here: our 37 Things Guide to Summer in Chicago, available now.

Your Ultimate Grilling Guide
Summer’s a good time to be a man. In the park, he tosses a ball. On vacation, he carries cash. And for dinner, he knows how to grill a steak. In that spirit, we present Your Ultimate Summer Grill Guide, available now for your ribeye’d pleasure. Check it out.

Summer Movie Cheat Sheet
Because what is summertime for if not air conditioning and overpriced popcorn, we present your Summer Movie Cheat Sheet: what to see (and why) during your much-needed downtime this season. Check it out

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