Every summer for the past eight years I’ve made a playlist for the season, perfect to roll down the windows in your car and feel the breeze cooling from the sweltering warmth of the blacktop. I call this mix series my Summer in the City mixtape, and the 2014 edition features music from diverse musicians, including: The Kinks, Beck, Galaxie 500, Vampire Weekend, Neil Young, Television, Pokey LaFarge, and The Flaming Lips.
GRILLED CHINESE FIVE SPICE PEACHES WITH COLD NOODLES recipe via thugkitchen:
Summertime is the best time for fruit but don’t limit that shit to only dessert. Grill up whateverthefuck looks good and throw it in a salad or on some grains. I tossed peaches in with some soy sauce and noodles because I just don’t give a fuck. That shit was delicious and I had leftovers for days. FUCK SHARING.
Summer is here, bringing back hot-n-sticky weather and the smell of charcoal smoke wafting through the air. I can think of nothing better to beat the heat than a cold beer on a hot day, and thankfully craft brewers have taken on the challenge, bringing in new seasonal beers each successive summer.
The sun is up and the air is sweet and sweaty, so it must be Summer once again. This year we begin appropriately on a Summer Friday, so to start the season I’ve created my 8th annual “Summer in the City” mixtape!
On the bikini’s birthday — the modern version of the two-piece was introduced to the world on July 5, 1946, in Paris — LIFE celebrates a summer staple that has enjoyed a dizzying array of permutations through the years.
Here’s my annual Summer in the City mixtape, my 6th annual playlist celebrating the sounds of the season both new and old! Perfect for a day on the beach, roadtrips across statelines, or just lounging on your front porch.
There are two words everyone at a wedding can’t wait to hear…
It’s wedding season. I’m in that decade of my life when the ironic postcards on the refrigerator are consistently covered by invitations and ‘save-the-date’s. My suit is pressed and my gifts are purchased. I’m…