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The Best Late Night Eateries in Chicago

In everyone's quest for memorable late-night antics, the need for good food is always a priority. If you happen to be looking for the perfect diner to have a midnight meal, these are a few places that will gladly help you out.
Group of Millennials Toasting
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Why You Should Be Thanking Millennials

There are a lot of negative connotations attached to the word millennials. You’ve probably heard that they’re lazy, self-centered, and are killing mayo. I can already hear some of you grinding your teeth at the thought. But before you do that, first we need to

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Super Secret Speakeasies in the East Village

New York has a famously gritty past, especially during the Prohibition Era. For those of you who are unaware, Prohibition was a time when the US government gave in to political pressures from highly vocal, usually Christian, organizations and outlawed alcohol. As a result, the nation experienced

home in Estes Park, CO
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Rustic Homes We Want to Live in

Who hasn’t ever thought about escaping the city to a cozy cabin out in the country? Just looking at these houses makes us want to curl up by the fire with a hot toddy or brandy. We hope these homes bring you a temporary peace of mind. And

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10 Tropical Vacation Essentials

With Fall just around in it never hurts to start planning your warm-weather getaway now. Since so many of us are heading to tropical beaches and sunshine, we’ve taken the liberty of making a list of essentials you may forget you need. 1. An All-Purpose Backpack An all-purpose

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Fourth of July, Undefined.

The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, had been a federal holiday since 1941. It’s become the a huge holiday for travel, either to a beachy location, or somewhere new to see how independence is celebrated. However, different locations all over find new, strange ways

Channel Islands Kelp Forest, California, USA
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Window to the World: Finding Your Zen at Work

Even your dream job can be stressful, so taking a few minutes for a mental break is important. Studies done in 2013 found that the cultivation of a more relaxed and rested self actually boosts productivity and quality of work. By taking the time to take care of yourself,

The Library (at the Gilt Bar)
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Super Secret Speakeasies in Chicago

Chicago’s role in the roaring twenties is famed for good reason. Starting off as secret bars that served alcohol despite Prohibition’s bans, these institutions have been romanticized and celebrated as acts of subtle rebellion against an out of touch government. Today, speakeasies are seen as secret,

Udang House, Bambu Indah, Bali
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This Hotel Gives You a Little Slice of Paradise

Bali, Indonesia is a must-visit destination for any dedicated adventurer. From its lush forests to its vibrant wildlife there’s plenty to experience. Packing up your swimsuit, goSET, and shorts is easy enough, but finding the right hotel to stay at can be tricky. Bali has become

Members of Skate Nation GH
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Meet Ghana’s First Skate Crew

Here in the US, it’s not uncommon to see skateboarders on the streets, sidewalks, and parks. Lots of kids get their first board at a young age and embrace a culture that is inherently edgy and alternative. But, when looking at other countries, it becomes

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20 Questions With Ronald Hettich

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been publishing interviews with Ronald Hettich, a man with seriously awesome stories to tell. For our last round of questioning, I asked him 20 quick questions to get a sense of the man behind the accomplishments.   1. What

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This Hotel Caters the Adventurer in All of Us

Iceland isn’t where your mind immediately goes when you think of adventure. Places like the American West or the Bahamas come to mind first. But if these places have become such common destinations for travel, can true adventurers be completely satisfied with them? For those of

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Extra Racing Anecdotes from Ronald Hettich

In the past few weeks, we’ve published interviews with Ronald Hettich, a GREY Club member, engineer, small business owner, bike enthusiast, and rally racer. We ended up getting more anecdotes about his time spent racing in Monte Carlo style rallies in California then we could include in

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Racing Ahead: An Interview With Ron Hettich

On February 18th I sat down with Ronald Hettich, an engineer, inventor, occasional race car driver, former motocross racer, GREY Club member, and real estate businessman. He is definitely someone who refuses to be defined by his job title which is why we at GREY were excited

Ronald Hettich participating in motocross, 1976
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Building Momentum: An Interview With Ron Hettich

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Ronald Hettich, a man who practically embodies the term ‘jack of all trades’. Besides working as an engineer from 9 to 5, he has also found time to race cars, sail competitively, invent, start