The real Rosie the Riveter dies at 92

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The 1940s were a pinnacle era for women in industry. During the war effort, everyone played a role, and millions of women worldwide gladly picked up the skills needed to keep their countries moving as the war played out. As such, there was no shortage of artwork created to help inspire girls and women to join…

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Makers: Blue Ridge Overland Gear

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Our Makers series features companies and individuals who craft their products by hand. This edition features Virginia-based Blue Ridge Overland Gear. Staff writer Rick Stowe chatted with Matt, founder of BROG. Learn more at BROG’s website. Rick Stowe: Tell us about the original inception of Blue Ridge Overland Gear. Matt: It’s based in craftsmanship. Craftsmanship…

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Spring picks from Huckberry

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The weather is warming and the snow is thawing. It’s a season of renewal and rebirth. The start of 2015’s outdoor adventures begins now, and it’s time to stock up on some epic spring gear. Here are some of our spring picks–wearables, edibles, and more–from one of the best one-stop-shops on the web, Huckberry. Bandanas…

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