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Drake massages Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty)

Sports

Courting Controversy: Celebrity NBA Fans Making Themselves Part of the Game

Drake is just the latest celebrity to make himself an irritating courtside presence

The best apps

Personal Tech

The Best Free News Apps for Commuters

Sports, finance, entertainment, health — we’ve got you covered

How One of NYC’s Top Chefs Knew When It Was Time to Expand

Food & Drink

How One of NYC’s Top Chefs Knew When It Was Time to Expand

It took one little thing for Greg Baxtrom of Brooklyn hot spot Olmsted to know it was the right time to open his second restaurant, Maison Yaki

Chicago’s Booming Food-Hall Scene, Decoded

Food & Drink

Chicago’s Booming Food-Hall Scene, Decoded

There at least 5 new options, and 4 more on the way

Earth Traveler

Vehicles

Lightweight Camping Trailers Are the Biggest Trend in Outdoor Living

Didn’t think your Prius could tow a camper? Think again.

The Best Spots to Hang a Hammock in the Bay Area

Travel

The Best Spots to Hang a Hammock in the Bay Area

Other than “between any two available trees”

(Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

News & Opinion

The Appalachian Trail Doesn’t Have a Safety Problem

A hiker was murdered in Virginia last week. But the Trail community is forging on undeterred.

These Are the Worst Flight Routes in America on Memorial Day Weekend

Travel

These Are the Worst Flight Routes in America on Memorial Day Weekend

If you're headed to San Francisco, prepare accordingly

Uni Watch is obsessed with the laundry of sports.

Sports

How the Dean of Sports Uniforms Stitched Together His Online Dynasty

Paul Lukas looks back on 20 years of Uni Watch, the preeminent website for all things jerseys and uniforms

Daily Brief

News From Around the Web

May 23, 2019 May 22, 2019

The Spring Style Guide

Menswear

10 Lightweight Blazers to Wear This Summer

From linen to seersucker to the classic go-to-hell

Every Polo Shirt Logo, Ranked

Menswear

Every Polo Shirt Logo, Ranked

Crocodiles and tigers and little tiny men on horses, oh my

Best White Canvas Sneakers

Shoes

The White Canvas Sneaker Is the Ultimate Summer Shoe

Here are 11 great brands and styles, and the best seasonal occasions for each

10 Golf Apparel Brands You Need to Know

Style

10 Golf Apparel Brands You Need to Know

The swoosh and the stripes are great, but so are these.

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North Macedonia

Travel

There’s a New Country in the Balkans (Sort of). You Should Visit.

Introducing North Macedonia, and all the fun things one can do there

The Ultimate Broadway Etiquette Guide for Casual Theatergoers

Arts & Entertainment

The Ultimate Broadway Etiquette Guide for the Once-a-Year Theatergoer

Going to a show seems easy. Audiences keep proving it’s not.

(Mike Falco for InsideHook)

Food & Drink

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Monster Energy Drinkers

A legion of high-powered executives secretly swear by the high-octane drink. Why?

Corey Calliet, Ilaria Urbinati and Noa Santos

Gear

Performance Upgrade: The Experts’ Picks

Our panel of pros share their favorite products you should have your eye on

Oculus Quest

Personal Tech

Review: Oculus Quest Is Virtual Reality, Simplified

The new all-in-one VR headset shows promise, but needs more high-end content

Best Outdoor Cinemas in LA Cinespia

Culture

A User’s Guide to All of LA’s Outdoor Cinemas

Out of many, these are the 7 we recommend hitting this summer

Little Gem

Food & Drink

Little Gem Chef Dave Cruz on His Ideal Day of Eating in SF

His picks include “dinner and drinks,” wine bars AND after-dinner drinks

Best Outdoor Bars Chicago

Food & Drink

A Compendium of Chicago’s Best New Patio and Rooftop Bars

These 13 spots will keep you buzzing all summer long