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I Missed Bars. So I Built One in My Own Backyard.

During a hot and lonely summer, I grabbed my tools and created an outdoor watering hole to entertain friends—at a safe distance, of course! This may be the best idea I’ve ever had.

Nick Heil
Oct 15, 2020

Yes, You Can Camp in Detroit and Other Cities

An organization called Detroit Outdoors came up with a smart way to get more urban youth interested in camping—by providing experiences in the middle of the city they live in

Jeff Burtka
Oct 13, 2020

How Hops Saved the American Craft Brewing Industry

The craft beer revolution turned the tall cousin of cannabis into a breakout ingredient, infusing your brew with flavors and aromas that range from stone fruit to barrel oak. Christopher Solomon hits the road to understand why hop madness isn’t over yet—and why brewers and plant breeders are always on the prowl for the next big thing.

Christopher Solomon
Oct 7, 2020
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