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Money, Marketing and Macro vs. Craft Beer

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

The first wave of social media comments expressed shock, anger and hope that heads would roll. It had to be a mistake. Why make fun of beer drinkers?

Marketing Success With Local Pride

Diana Mackie | Posted 04.10.2015 | Small Business
Diana Mackie

Small businesses, particularly those in small towns, can really win big by playing up the theme of local pride in their marketing and messaging -- and there has never been a better time to try this tactic.

11 Starbucks Hacks for Coffee Lovers

Quora | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste
Quora

Iced Teas are double-strength in pitcher and watered down for your final recipe. Ask for "no water" for a much stronger (and, in my opinion, more effective) flavor.

Science May Explain The Rise Of The Hipster Beard

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.26.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that beards can make a man seem more dominant and masculine. Now provocative new research involving primates shows that...

Here's Gandhi As A Hipster, And Other World Leaders Turned Too Cool

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts

Once upon a time, young designer Amit Shimoni was contemplating the state of Israeli cultural icons. He Googled a photo of Theodor Herzl, 19th century...

The Definitive List of Men You'll Find At Whole Foods

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

If you're looking for a man, look no further. I'm here with the definitive list of men you'll find at what I like to call, "Disneyland for those with dietary restrictions."

Why Building A Community Around Your Business Is The Key To Success

Posted 03.17.2015 | Business

Williamsburg is often associated with hipsters, HBO’s "Girls" and long rides on the L train. But after finding initial success at their flagship ...

How a Texan Becomes Cool in N.Y.C.

Sarah Enelow | Posted 03.16.2015 | New York
Sarah Enelow

Upon going home and doing some research, I learned that the minimalist artist Donald Judd fled the New York art scene for Marfa back in the '70s, and slowly established it as an arts destination that was now enjoying serious notoriety. But as a Texan myself, I had not gotten the memo.

Remembering Brooklyn

Vanessa Mártir | Posted 03.31.2015 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Mártir

Every so often, when you walk around aimlessly, when you get off the main avenues, walk away from the bulldozers and the cranes and the development that just went up with its terraces and Art Deco architecture, away from the cafés and juice bars, you'll come across a block that reminds you of home.

Millennials, Nostalgia, And Urban Preservation: Why We Clamor For A Past We Never Had

OpedSpace | Posted 01.09.2015 | College
OpedSpace

Since existential anxiety is the driving force behind our fixation on memory, the buck ends where our anxiety is assuaged. In our case: at surface level.

How I Started A Man Band With No Drama After 50

Ten Ton Man | Posted 02.22.2015 | Fifty
Ten Ton Man

When, at age 50, you finally realize life is too short, what then? I found myself in that moment of epiphany three years ago when my father passed away. Where had the time gone? One of my lifelong passions was creating music. But starting a band isn't an easy task.

Forget Streaming Music, Vinyl Is Back Big Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment

While debates surrounding music streaming services, online downloads, physical purchases and torrents have been raging the past couple years, vinyl ha...

This Is The Mathematical Reason All Hipsters Look The Same

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

Hipsters are a strange, plaid-wearing paradox: the term is meant to denote someone who's different from the norm, and yet, why do they -- in their fla...

20 Baby Names Straight Out of Brooklyn

Maia James | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
Maia James

When we settled on the name Wolf, we thought we were being creative, but turns out that would have been decidedly untrue if I had delivered my babies in Brooklyn

Will Hipster Parents Tap Private Liberal Arts Colleges?

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
W. Kent Barnds

Apparently, there is a huge market for craft beer. I needed to learn more. So, I did a little research and discovered a number of sources that claim the craft beer craze is largely fueled by the so-called hipsters.

8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

Thrillist | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Nearly every major city hosts a neighborhood where occupants are just a little too cool for their own good, and it's important to identify the key characteristics of such "freethinking" areas.

Culture Collide Comes to San Francisco

Molly Fosco | Posted 12.17.2014 | San Francisco
Molly Fosco

This week the Culture Collide festival came to San Francisco for the first time. Several intimate venues in the Mission hosted 25 bands from around the world for two nights.

Rejected Festive Fall Coffee Drinks at Starbucks

Stacey Graham | Posted 12.13.2014 | Comedy
Stacey Graham

What's better than festive gourd season? Festive gourds with a pumpkin spice latte and a cozy sweater, preferably in the company of a dog named Steve. Some of the names bandied around the Starbucks back room didn't make the cut however and ended up circling the drain.

Starting Your Job Search When You Don't Know What You Want, You Just Want More

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Carlota Zimmerman

"I'm going to figure out what I want, and then I'll start my job search." Um, not to be a Debbie Downer or anything, but as someone who coaches for ...

If We Get Out Of This Rite Aid Alive

Kelly Fig Smith | Posted 11.12.2014 | Parents
Kelly Fig Smith

You forget what the first two stages of grief are and decide to land squarely in stage three: bargaining. You'll buy him a new toothbrush. A candy bar. A pony. Whatever he wants, if for the love of God he stops throwing up now. This instant. Immediately.

Why Is Emerson College So Hip?

| Mallory Noe-Payne | Posted 09.10.2014 | College

On Emerson College's first day of classes, the corner of Boylston and Tremont streets swarm with students; students drinking coffee, students smoking...

There's Street Art, Culture and Unique Places to Sleep: Berlin Is Where It's At

David Duran | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
David Duran

I've always been drawn to art-dominated cities, and by that I mean young art. Cities dominated by creative types, a place where you see graffiti on a ...

A Field Guide to Sustainabillies

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 10.27.2014 | Green
Bob Brinkmann

Most of us know a sustainabilly. The urban pickle canner, the suburban farmer, the home brewer, and the off-the-grid craftsman come to mind. However, I am finding that the term sustainabilly needs a bit of refinement in our modern age of specialization.

Vietnamese Hipsters Reveal The Power of Internet and Globalization

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
Sahra Vang Nguyen

With such an eagerness to embrace American style, trends and culture, I hope Vietnam's youth remember that they have just as much to offer and inspire the global community as they like to adopt.

Hunter Stuart

This Is The Way 'Williamsburg' Ends

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- Williamsburg long ago lost its reputation as a low-rent hipster haven free from big chain stores. But until just last week, the North Broo...