Made in the West

Who Says Thanksgiving Traditions Have to Involve Food?

                Or, at least, eating food. A group of us cyclists in San Francisco like to mark the holiday in a combined athletic/artistic way using a newish genre called Stravart. (It’s named for the San Francisco-based website Strava, which lets you track your rides or runs by GPS.)

Behind the Scenes From Our December Protea Story (+ A GIVEAWAY!)

Staff photographer Tom Story shot a book’s worth of pictures at the Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers in Rainbow, CA for our December feature. We couldn’t fit them all in the magazine, so here are some more goodies for you to enjoy.

5 Satisfying Pumpkin Beers for Fall

  Pumpkin flavor rules. The taste of the big orange gourd invokes cool Halloween nights, colorful leaves, and Thanksgiving tables filled with familiar faces. Warm up those insides with fuzzy feelings and one of these spiced pumpkin ales, brewed on Western soil.

Western-Inspired Rooms

A western home celebrates all that we hold dear in the West: a view of the beautiful landscape, using natural materials and honoring the spirit of colors and textures we see around us. Of course, not all Western-styled homes look alike, but many share similar qualities and design style. Here are some stunning examples of homes that celebrate the equally […]