Shake Up Your Workout Routine at Great Western Power Company

To the unfamiliar, Great Western Power Company might sound like the name emblazoned on a bill envelope you set aside until payday. For local rock-climbing enthusiasts though, it’s something a lot more exciting. With 11,000 square feet of climbing space, 1,500 square feet for bouldering, and more than 70 routes to try for yourself, Great Western Power […]

Taking Book Club Online: The Basics

So in-person book club meetings have been postponed indefinitely. That doesn’t mean it’s time to just drop your reading habit. You can still adjourn book club virtually until it’s safe to meet in person again. Follow these steps to host a flawless virtual book club. Pick your book. First things first: decide what you want […]

In the Market for a Custom-Made Bike? Check Out Wrench Science

If you’ve been thinking about getting a fresh set of wheels, Wrench Science can help—that is, if you’re talking a set of two wheels. Its custom bike builder helps you to design your perfect cycle from the frame up. You start by selecting a manufacturer and model, then the bike builder automatically shows you which […]

How to Spend More Time Outdoors (Even If You’re Not Outdoorsy)

Right now, getting outside is one of the safest ways to spend some time away from your apartment. There’s just one problem: not everyone is interested in hiking or going for a run. If you’re more of an indoor person, here are a few traditionally indoorsy activities that you can take outside. Read a book. […]

Explore the Flavors of South America at Moomie’s

Peruvian and Venezuelan flavors collide at Moomie’s, all thanks to the upbringing of its owner’s husband. His parents split their time between the two South American countries, so he grew up eating an eclectic mix of foods. His wife took an interest in the hybrid cuisine, and eventually mastered her own version of it—which is […]

The Art of Planning a Picnic

It’s picnic season! Chances are you already have a favorite park nearby where you love to go for walks and catch some rays. Now’s the time to also make it your go-to picnic spot! Before you and your family step out for a meal in the fresh air, get everything together for your dreamy day […]

Sip a Pisco Sour at Paradita Eatery

Highly regarded local chef Carlos Altamirano brings his signature flair to the menu of Peruvian plates and cocktails at Paradita Eatery. Case in point: the specialty pisco sours. His mixologists start with the traditional ingredients—pisco, fresh lime, simple syrup, egg whites, and a dash of cinnamon—then add unexpected extras like passion fruit or a Peruvian […]

The Best Ways to Exercise Outside This Summer

Now that summer has officially arrived, you can count on it being nice enough to get outside on a regular basis. That’s good news for your fitness routine, especially since you probably haven’t been able to hit the gym lately. Make the world your gym by exercising outside! Here are a few ideas about how […]

How to Host the Ultimate At-Home Date Night

Spending so much time at home with your significant other might make you think every night is date night, but just because you’re together doesn’t mean you’re really connecting. In order to do that, it’s important to set aside time to specifically be together. Plan a special date night to let your SO know you […]

Doyle Hollis Park: An Oasis Near Oak Walk Apartments

For families, the main draw of Doyle Hollis Park is probably its over-the-top playground. The colorful equipment was specifically designed to accommodate kids of all abilities. But you don’t need to bring an entire brood along to appreciate what Doyle Hollis Park has to offer. Anyone can enjoy the small enclave of nature in the heart of […]