Interview: Daniel Shapiro of Fourlaps

Interview: Daniel Shapiro of Fourlaps

Fourlaps, one of New York’s freshest athletic apparel brands for men, is the brainchild of Clayton native Daniel Shapiro. Here’s how the WashU alum went from selling clothes at Banana Republic to starting his own “game-changing” company. First things first: Tell us...
The Perks of Prepped Meals

The Perks of Prepped Meals

For the first time, Americans are spending more money eating out than at grocery stores. According to a Census report, Americans spent $7.1 billion more in restaurants last year than on groceries. This is not a healthy trend. It’s much easier to eat well when you cook...
Five St. Louis Outdoor Firsts

Five St. Louis Outdoor Firsts

It’s not unusual nowadays for a big city to host a bike race that involves binge-eating donuts or a moonlight ride that draws thousands of people. But that wasn’t always the case. Trends have to start someplace, and in this case, that someplace is St. Louis. Here’s a...
Tested: Columbia Montrail Running Gear

Tested: Columbia Montrail Running Gear

Tested: Columbia Montrail Running Gear For spring, Columbia has partnered with premier footwear brand Montrail to present a head-to-toe assortment of performance apparel for the avid trail runner. The line features everything from breathable waterproof training...
Creating an Outdoor Identity for St. Louis

Creating an Outdoor Identity for St. Louis

Outdoor initiatives truly can help redefine a community. Mountain biking and cycling trails turned Bentonville and northwest Arkansas into a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and spurred economic growth. Dayton, Ohio (pictured above), took advantage of its rivers and...
Trail Review: Daniel Boone Bridge Path

Trail Review: Daniel Boone Bridge Path

Riding a bike or walking across a bridge can feel a bit unnerving. Cars and trucks careen past you, spraying gravel, dirt and other bits of road refuse, leaving you feeling quite literally as if you’ve been left in the dust. Bridge sidewalks are often cracked, curbs...