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Ice Cream Boosts Civic Pride: Ben & Jerry’s City Churned Tour

Presented by Ben & Jerry's

No joke, two of our favorite things are free food and improving our local community. That’s why we’re excited to partner with the Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Truck Tour. Making stops around the country all summer long, the Scoop Truck is debuting City Churned ice cream flavors based on locally sourced ingredients in DC, SF, NYC, Seattle, and Portland. … Read More

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How to Refresh Your Afternoon With a Quick “Roadtrip”

Presented by Starbucks

In a perfect world, you’d be able to hit the road for days or weeks at a time this summer. Alas, you’re an “adult” with “responsibilities” and a “job.” But you can still schedule time for a mini “roadtrip” during your work day. Check out these revitalizing pro tips, brought to you by Starbucks, your summer starting point for all day refreshment. … Read More

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The Top 10 Pitchfork Festival Moments of All Time (Ranked to Decimal-Point Perfection)

Presented by RayBan

With its yearly parade of skinny-jean aficionados and bin-diving beardos, Chicago’s annual Pitchfork Festival is nothing if not an indie-rock institution. Since 2005, the site’s editors have gathered the greatest acts of the moment alongside legends and unknowns alike. Resist as they may, even haters have to admit that the festival offers a pretty impressive cross-section of what’s going on. … Read More

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Beyond the Beignet: New New Orleans Cuisine

Presented by NOLA

Visitors to New Orleans nearly always make the requisite stops at legendary dining institutions like Cafe du Monde, Antoine’s, and Dooky Chase. But the locals know that there’s a thriving culinary culture beyond the beignet, gumbo, and oysters Rockefeller. When weirdo foodie Andrew Zimmern went on record as saying the next big food trend would be Filipino cuisine — and that there was in fact a popular pop-up Filipino restaurant in NOLA — we knew we had to take a closer look. Read on for a mouthwatering roundup. … Read More

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Celebrating Summer in Pop Culture

Presented by Reyka

June 21st marks the summer solstice — aka the official start to summer and the longest day of the year. It’s especially long in Iceland, where the sun shines for a full 24 hours. Reyka Vodka, from the first distillery in Iceland (which, let’s just be clear, filters the good stuff through freakin’ lava rocks to get that smooth finish), is celebrating the holiday by flying out one very lucky sun-worshiper to experience the island in all its summer glory. Here at Flavorwire, we’re taking a look at some of our favorite films, books, and music of the summer season. … Read More

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Meet White Lung, This Year’s Predicted Pitchfork Darlings

Presented by RayBan

From first wail, the scene that Canadian nu-punk act White Lung evokes is unmistakable: Fists hammer recklessly into the body of a sweaty stranger. There is blood soaking the beer and steam rising from the writhing of an over-packed audience. Screams pierce it, devil screams cutting over raised fingers and battle cries of the rabble below. Imperceptible as they are, these people know the words, and under the glare of hot lights that skim duct tape on instruments, the tattered jacket of punk rock is stitched anew. … Read More

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Find Out Why smart car’s funtestdrive Is Watts of Fun

Presented by smart

If this is the future, we welcome our energy efficient, and frankly fun, new overlords! At smart’s nationwide funtestdrive events, you get to check out the advance of real automotive ingenuity. The all-new smart electric drive is smart’s first 100% electric vehicle widely available here in the States. We know you’ll dig this particular set of wheels as much as we do — which is why smart is giving you the chance to win your very own smart electric drive two-year lease.* … Read More

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The Top 10 Pitchfork Fest Picks From the Bottom Half of the Bill

Presented by RayBan

While R. Kelly is sure to steam up any event, the Pitchfork Festival has always been about shining light on the underdogs. This year’s bill is as forward-thinking as ever, tapping a slew of fiery up-and-comers to fill out the bottom half of the bill. Whether you’re checking out these bands destined for greater things at the fest itself (lucky you!) or on your home turf, stay stylin’ in some RayBan Clubmaster shades. In fact, you can still WIN tix to the Pitchfork Festival thanks to RayBan and their all-new Aluminum Clubmaster sunglasses. And now, without further ado, these are the ten can’t-miss, absolute essentials from this year’s epic Pitchfork Festival. … Read More

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Master of the Mix: Meet the Winner, DJ Jayceeoh

Presented by Smirnoff

Shows like The Voice have long been guilty pleasures for us and plenty of other music fans (we won’t tell if you won’t), but there hasn’t been a real equivalent for the DJ talent we know abounds around the country. Enter VH1’s Master of the Mix, a DJ competition show which just crowned its winner, DJ Jayceeoh. We had a quick chat with the newly named mix master. … Read More

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NYC Three Ways: A Canon PowerShot Be Ready Recap

Presented by Canon

Canon gave three acclaimed NYC photographers their new PowerShot SX280 HS camera, to see just what life in the City looks like through three different lenses. Jeff Meltz, the founder and creative director of The Culture of Me, Caracas transplant Kathy Boos, and awesome concert and fashion photographer Jono Bernstein each explored the city, ending up at various pop-up exhibitions around NYC. Below are some of our favorite shots from each talented photog. For a chance to win your very own Canon PowerShot camera, tell us in the comments which city you’d most want to shoot using a Canon PowerShot SX280 HS camera.* … Read More

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