Earlier This Week

Watches for the Beach, Mountains or Manning the Grill

The 7 Watches of Summer 2015

Put down the Patek. These seven watches are perfect for summer adventures -- and they all cost less than $1,000.

The Surfrider Foundation

The Group Protecting America’s Surf

What began as a group of surfers protecting their local surf spot has expanded into the largest national organization solely dedicated to America's coastlines.

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Swiped Right. Now What?

How to Plan a First Date

Here's the problem: you are good. First dates are bad. So we talked to three dating coaches to figure out how to plan a perfect first date.

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: July 25, 2015

David Remnick interviews Ta-Nehisi Coates, Dr. Seuss's new book, the first trailer for The Revenant, a profile of Jay and Mark Duplass and NASA finds Earth's older, bigger cousin.

A day in The Laughter Yoga Salon

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Laughter yoga, first popularized by Dr. Madan Kataria, has become an international movement. But does the science support the practice?

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From Baja to Brooklyn

How to Make the Perfect Fish Taco

We traveled to Brooklyn, where the executive chef of Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. ran us through the ins and outs of the perfect fish taco, from choosing the right fish to channeling the art of simplicity.

The Gear to Know

Highlights of Capsule New York Men’s 2015

The Capsule New York Men's annual men's show draws some of the best men's brands from all over the country (and the world). From beard grooming products to backpacks, these 10 items, from already-released to forthcoming, caught our eye.

Dress Well

This Week in Style: July 24, 2015

Converse updates the Chuck Taylor after 100 years, Jungmaven wants you in hemp by 2020, Mr. Porter shows you how to do streetwear and more.

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FORTY-YEAR-OLD WAVES AND MEMORIES

An Old Surfer’s Hawaii Heyday, in Film

In Hawaii during the late 1970s, after the last of the night’s parties and music and campfires had died down, Ballard Trent Edwards V would strap a massive longboard to the roof of his VW Fastback and drive to the beach.

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A portrait of a changing beach town

Sunset in Montauk

In the last decade of summers, more and more tourists have pushed farther down Long Island until, invariably, they've arrived at its end: Montauk. We set out to Montauk to talk to six locals -- a policeman, a teacher, a surfer, a scenester, a fisherman and a retiree -- about why and how Montauk is changing.

Vicarious Swells

15 Great Surf Instagram Accounts

When you're stuck at a desk, in a flyover state, or just someplace where the ocean's flat, open Instagram and surf vicariously through these guys' and girls' feeds.

KICK, PUSH, COAST...IN A SUIT AND TIE

5 Best Cruiser Skateboards

Kickflips and ollies aren’t requirements to coasting. They're now a viable commuting option. We’ve broken down the best commuting boards, all American made, into categories to better coalesce your eclectic needs.