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The Magazine: Issue Three


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Three issues in, our bid remains the same: to deliver a rich, cinematic treatise chock full of people, product and places — stories we hope will inspire you to take journeys of your own.

In this issue, we take you on a 190-mile dog sled adventure across the desolate Arctic Circle, share a thoughtful commentary from an American tourist venturing into the confounding and vibrant culture of Cuba, and survive a private session on the world’s most notorious track, the Nürburgring, behind the wheel of what might just be Porsche’s greatest car. Elsewhere, we dispatched teams to Los Angeles and New York’s Hudson Valley for a fresh perspective from the designers, makers and creators advancing their crafts.


In L.A., we sat down for a chat with the much sought-after graphic designer Geoff McFetridge and interviewed the city’s newest vanguards of men’s style. Back east, deep within the Catskills, we followed three guides for a rare glimpse of what fly-fishermen do in their off-hours (naturally, they fish); prepared our bounty with Zakary Pelaccio, the James Beard Award-winning chef of Fish & Game in his sprawling backyard escape (he also shared his rustic recipe with us); and met with the creatives helping redefine the region’s relationship to the Big Apple, and to the world.

A rich, cinematic treatise chock full of people, product and places — stories we hope will inspire you to take journeys of your own.

We also have three fascinating special reports for you. Associate Editor Chris Wright takes us down south to Georgia’s Ossabaw Island for a look inside the quiet battle raging over America’s miracle pig (yes, that’s right, a miracle pig); Deputy Managing Editor Matthew Ankeny follows a cadre of elite female cyclists who embody the ideal of “for the love of sport”; and lastly, in the wake of the FTC’s legislative hammer-drop on those egregiously using the term “Made in America,” we survey the new crop of American-made timepieces. The results may surprise you.

If it’s gear you’re after, we have you kitted out for the cold months ahead with winter boots, German beer, the ultimate café racer kit, a drive in the badass Mercedes-Benz 4×4, five perfect examples of why your next watch should be thin and rose gold, and an alluring look at this season’s best new shirts captured by photographer Neave Bozorgi.

We somehow found a way to cram all this (and much more) into just 320 pages. Our hope is you’ll find the time to tuck into this issue over a few sessions. It’s been a year since we began our journey into print and it’s still every bit as thrilling (and exhausting!). If you have thoughts, opinions or ideas, don’t hesitate to write to me — I’m always down for coffee and tall tales. – Eric Yang, Editor-in-Chief

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USA
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Alabama
Little Professor Book Center – Homewood

Arizona
Crescent Smoke Shop & News – Tucson

California
North Town Books – Arcata
Marck’s Brentwood Newsstand National News & Magazines – Brentwood
News Stand – Burbank
All American News – Encino
University City Newsstand – La Jolla
Poler Stuff – Laguna Beach
Apolis: Common Gallery – Los Angeles
Above the Fold – Los Angeles
Centerfold II – Los Angeles
J. Crew – Los Angeles
Kosher News – Los Angeles
Robertson Magazines – Los Angeles
Sheltam – Los Angeles
Tanner Goods – Los Angeles
Town & Country Newsstand – Los Angeles
Current Events – Manhattan Beach
Issues – Oakland
Paras News – San Diego
Ajax Shoppe – San Diego
Aether – San Francisco
DSPTCH – San Francisco
Castro Smoke House – San Francisco
Fog City News – San Francisco
Good News – San Francisco
Iron and Resin – San Francisco
J. Crew – San Francisco
Juicy News – San Francisco
Smoke Signals – San Francisco
Tanner Goods – San Francisco
Topo Designs – San Francisco
Sherman Oaks Newsstand – Sherman Oaks
Laurel Canyon News – Studio City
Century World News – West Los Angeles
Plaza News Stand – West Hollywood
What’s News Jr. – Woodland Hills
Iron and Resin – Ventura

Colorado
Boulder Book Store – Boulder
Topo Designs – Boulder
Aether – Denver
Topo Designs Flagship – Denver
Tattered Cover – Denver
Tattered Cover Colfax – Denver
Topo Designs – Fort Collins

Connecticut
Zyn’s News & Cigars – Greenwich

Iowa
Prairie Lights Books – Iowa City

Illinois
Illini Union Bookstore – Champaign
City News – Chicago
Editions Kavi Gupta – Chicago
J. Crew – Chicago
Modi’s News Stand – Chicago
Quimby’s Bookstore – Chicago
Water Tower Newsstand – Chicago
Chicago-Main Newsstand – Evanston
Cady’s – Macomb
The Book Table – Oak Park

Indiana
PRINTtEXT – Indianapolis

Kansas
Shark’s Surf Shop – Lawrence

Kentucky
Joseph-Beth Booksellers Crestview Hills – Crestview Hills
Joseph Beth Booksellers Lexington – Lexington

Louisiana
The Stacks – New Orleans

Massachusetts
J. Crew – Boston
Newsbreak New Bedford – New Bedford
Newsbreak Swansea – Swansea

Michigan
King Video Book Nook – Allen Park
Nicola’s Books – Ann Arbor
Center for Creative Studies – Detroit
Museum Store Mocad – Detroit
Schuler Books & Music – Grand Rapids
Reader’s World – Holland
Michigan News – Kalamazoo
Schuler Books & Music – Lansing
Schuler Books – Okemos – Okemos
Horizon Books – Traverse City

Minnesota
Askov Finlayson – Minneapolis
Martin Patrick 3 – Minneapolis
University of Minnesota – Minneapolis
Common Good Books – St Paul

Missouri
World News – Clayton

North Carolina
Downtown Books & News – Asheville
Regulator Bookshop – Durham

New York
J. Crew – Brooklyn
Aether – New York
Away Concept Store – New York
Around the World Fashion Publications – New York
B&B News INC.
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B.J. Magazines – New York
BJ Newsstand Inc. – New York
Bouwerie Iconic Magazine – New York
Broadway News & Magazine – New York
Canal Iconic Magazines – New York
Canal Newsstand – New York
The Strand at Club Monaco – New York
Gem Spa Inc. – New York
International News & Magazines – New York
International News & Tobacco – New York
J. Crew – New York
J. Crew – New York
Kit and Ace – New York
The Magazine Bazaar – New York
Magazine Cafe – New York
Mulberry Iconic Magazines – New York
New York News INC. – New York
Soho News – New York
Sutton Place Cards & Gift – New York
8th Avenue Gift Shop – New York
Woodstock General Supply – Woodstock

Ohio
Cincinnati Fountain Sq. News – Cincinnati
High Street Goods Wares Design – Cincinnati
Joseph-Beth Booksellers – Cincinnati
The Book Sellers On Fountain Square – Cincinnati
Bank News – Cleveland
Wexner Center for the Arts – Columbus

Oregon
The Athletic Community – Portland
Machus – Portland
Poler Flagship Store – Portland
Rich’s Cigar Store – Portland
Rich’s Cigar Store # 3 – Portland
Tanner Goods – Portland

Pennsylvania
Hanover News Agency
– Hanover
Avril 50 – Philadelphia

Texas
AAA News – Austin
Book People – Austin
Catalina Coffee – Houston

Washington
Port Book and News – Port Angeles
Bulldog News – Seattle
First & Pike News – Seattle

Washington DC
J. Crew – Washington D.C.

Wisconsin
Southern Wisconsin News – Edgerton
Bosse’s News and Tobacco – Green Bay
Booked Solid – Milwaukee

Japan
vendor Nakameguro – Nagoya
vendor Nagoya – Tokyo
coverchord.com – Tokyo

United Kingdom
magCulture – London