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Mr. Bandholz, a former financial adviser, said he coined the term “urban beardsman” for himself and his brethren of bearded renaissance men. “We are into music, design, culture, and into being unique,” he said.
This guy is an awesome caricature.
4. Enough with the IPAs
While IPAs are showing no signs of slowing down, it’s time for my taste buds to wave a white flag: enough with the bitterness. Too many IPAs are cookie cutters or ride down the middle of the road. Either innovate, or look to a less crowded style. May I suggest the ESB, Munich Helles or maybe a kölsch?
Representative West, the cantankerous congressman from Florida, will be missed, if for nothing more than his outrageous comments, which worked as reliable caulk that could fill a yawning news hole. Most notably, he liked to enumerate the number of House Democrats he believed were Communists — between 78 and 81 — but there were many more opinions over the course of his one-term career.
This story is full of hilarious anecdotes — great reporting.
Brooklyn Brewery in final wave of Williamsburg expansion
One of eight fermentation tanks is moved into the rear of Brooklyn Brewery’s Williamsburg facility on Monday (Photo via Facebook)
An expansion two years in the making has finally come true, as Brooklyn Brewery is putting the final pieces in place to the last phase that will boost their production in Williamsburg to close to 100,000 barrels a year. This week, giant 200-barrel fermenters were hoisted into the brewery between North 11th and 12th Streets, putting the finishing touches on a plan to increase production at their home base significantly.
Consumer magazines draw only about five percent to fifteen percent of their ad sales from their digital operations, analysts and insiders say. New York‘s digital properties, by contrast, account for forty percent of the company’s total ad sales.
Highbrow + Brilliant
Publisher size could account for some of the discrepancy. comScore noted 77% of US display ads served on the top 50 sites were in view compared to 61% of ads served on the remaining 501 sites, which are common sources of inventory on ad networks and exchanges.
The Wall Street Journal continues to build its video capabilities, launching an aggregation site for videos shot on mobile phones by WSJ reporters.
The Journal’s overarching video initiative is called WSJ Live.