Creve Coeur Park Grows

Creve Coeur Park Grows

Following an executive order issued by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park has grown by 25 acres. The land was previously home to Lakeside Center, the county’s residential youth treatment program, which closed in 2016. Though no...
Tested: Club Ride Commander

Tested: Club Ride Commander

These have been my go-to mountain biking bottoms for the past few months, and I love the comfort fit and stretchy, double-weave fabric that doesn’t feel like it’s going to tear if I crash. Speaking of which, the water-repellant finish is also dirt resistant! There’s a...
Tested: Mountain Khakis Outdoorist 24L

Tested: Mountain Khakis Outdoorist 24L

Mountain Khakis is expanding its lineup of packs and bags, and the sleek Outdoorist is a pretty sweet addition. The interior of the pack is roomy and has plenty of compartments. A huge exterior pocket is perfect for grab-and-go items. The 24L (it also comes in a 30L...
Tested: Popticals Popstorm Sunglasses

Tested: Popticals Popstorm Sunglasses

These innovative sunglasses are incredibly handy to have around. Using a patented Micro-Rail system, they collapse and can be stored in a hard case that can easily be attached to a backpack, golf bag, etc. They’re stylish and built remarkably solid considering all the...
Tested: Kelty Women’s Reva 60

Tested: Kelty Women’s Reva 60

Fine-tuning the PerfectFIT suspension and new Kinesis hip belt — only available on this and one other women’s line — it really did feel like Kelty had created a pack just for me. The hip belt is built to match a female body (wider and higher rising hips) and uses a...