Old Gold: The Vintage Buy with Seattle’s Vintage Ty

Tyler Likkel has made quite the name for himself over the last several years as one of Seattle’s most prominent vintage dealers. “Vintage Ty,” as he is known to his customers, has developed a keen…

Expert Advice: Where to Eat in Seattle For Any Occasion

Thinking of where to eat can be hard. Throw in picky friends, hungover brains, late night necessities and it can be nearly impossible. There are plenty of great places to eat in Seattle, actually almost…

A Tale of Two Cities: Is Seattle the Next San Francisco?

I’ve lived in Seattle for four and a half years, long enough to witness the city’s massive growth and feel its stitches ripping at the seems. Since 2012, I’ve watched the substantial boom in both population and building, job opportunities, and craft breweries.

Strike the Match: Highlighting Our Favorite Bridge Burners

It’s easy to get caught up in life’s pre-established routines. Land in a cush job, buy a house, start a family and before you know it, twenty years have gone by but you’re left feeling…

Cracked Up: Remembering Chicago’s Comedy Legends

What do John Belushi, Tina Fey and Bill Murray all have in common? They all have a direct lineage to the illustrious and notorious comedy scene in Chicago, Illinois. Home to Second City, one of the country’s foremost comedy training grounds, the Windy City has been producing legendary comedy acts since the 1950’s.

5 Northwest Breweries Flying Under the Radar

There are tons of breweries popping up in the Pacific Northwest right now. Every month a new crop appearing in former industrial buildings, storage units and investor-backed modern build-outs. The boom is reminiscent of the…

Eye on the Streets: Windy City Photography with Andrew Glatt

The thing about street photography is you can’t plan it. There are no poses, stylists or do-overs, you have to be ready. The best moments are just that—moments. As a photographer, you need to be…

Locals Only: Hidden Haunts in the Pike Place Market

Now over 110 years old, Seattle’s Pike Place Market has become an icon of consistency in the heart of a rapidly growing city. With farm fresh produce, locally sourced meat and seafood, and handcrafted goods,…

The Queen City

Burlington, Vermont has been my home for nearly 10 years. I came for college and never left—a pretty typical story for residents of this city. It was the mountains that drew me here, but I don’t think I would’ve stayed for quite so long without the lake. Beyond being picturesque, Burlington’s charm stems from its collective spirit. Seasonality is embraced here, whether in the chosen outdoor activity or in the menu offerings.

Life in the Perpetual Sunshine: Five Must-Do’s in Bend Oregon

Here’s the first thing to know about Bend—it’s an embarrassment of riches. A seasonal town built around doing things—whether biking the vast Phil’s Trail complex, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Bachelor, fishing the Deschutes, visiting…

Dishin’ Up Knowledge: Wayward Chicago’s Favorite Lunch Spots

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day but lunch is easily the best. At lunch, anything is on the table. Tacos? Sure. Falafel? Yes, please. Pizza? Slice it up. While going out…

That’s a Wrap: The Top 10 Journal Entries from 2017

Between joining our friends on some great trips, learning about and visiting new places, getting to interview some very interesting people and opening three stores, 2017 has been a big year for Wayward. Through all…

Seven Strong Gifts for Opening a Home Bar

Visiting a new bar can either be an open, welcoming experience, or an intimidating and potentially hostile beginning to some sort of hazing ritual. Instead of putting yourself or someone you know through this, why…

Field Tripping: Four Must-See Spots in the Bridge City

Travel to the City of Roses, aka Portland, OR, aka Bridge City, and you’ll see bumper stickers around town reading, “Fred and Toody, not Fred and Carrie.” It’s a rallying cry for simpler, punker times…

Booze Cruise: Drinking Your Way Through the Heatwave

It was the summer of 2017. A pretty aggressive heat wave had hit the West Coast, as if Satan himself widened hell just enough to remind us he’s still down there… waiting. As a fan…