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MANSCORE WORTHY: INDOOR EXTREME SPORTS

Put Down the Controller and Be the Game


We here at ManScore are always looking for that next unique experience to get our adrenaline pumping. Look no further than Indoor Extreme Sports, New York City’s premier place to immerse yourself in a host of thrilling games. Grab your friends and compete in Reball, black ops Laser Tag, Archery Tag and an escape room; and let us tell you, these are not the average games from your childhood birthday parties....

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AIR TRAVEL LIKE A PRO

5 Insider Secrets to Make Flying Great Again, from a Pilot That...


Flying and traveling is a thrill, but can also cause some headaches if you are not prepared well enough. Heed the advice of ManScore writer and pilot Mike Myers and let’s make flying great again. 1. Regional Jets Usually Have a Surprising Amount of Open Overhead Bins, and You'...

THE BEST WILDERNESSES OUTSIDE MAJOR CITIES

Hiking by Day, City Life by Night


Arranging travel plans can be hard. Gathering your friends, working with everyone’s schedules, figuring out exactly what everyone wants to do. You’ve got your urban, big cities lovers and your outdoorsy, nomadic adventurers. It’s hard to please everyone. That is, unless you visit these five fantastic cities situated right up next to some spectacular wilderness.

CHICAGO AIR AND WATER SHOW SPOTS

Where to Watch and Drink Some Brews


For 2017, it’s the Blue Angels’ turn to entertain the masses lining up along the lakeshore. The team of six blue and gold U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets are the star of the show, but where should one go to view them? From the beaches to rooftops and patios, Chicago has a ton of unique viewing spots available for this year’s show.

ESSENTIAL TRAVEL MEMOIRS

Before the Outback Selfie, There Was the Travel Memoir


Before the outback selfie, there was the travel memoir. Gain some wanderlust with ManScore's must read travel memoirs and books. Into The Wild by Jon KrakauerPeople have a lot of feelings about Christopher McCandless. Forsaking society and g...

THE TOP MUSIC VENUES IN AMERICA

The Live Music Experience


Music brings us together and there’s nothing quite like the live experience. With record sales down, Americans are quickly shifting from buying music to buying concert tickets. At ManScore, we are all about getting out there and sharing an experience with friends and there’s no better place to do that than at one of America’s top concert venues. While there are numerous we could list, here’...

BASIC TOOLS EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN

The Masculine Rite of Passage


Owning a tool kit (and knowing how to use your tools) is a masculine rite of passage, one that every responsible man will have to encounter someday. Whether you’re a homeowner, a hobbiest tinkerer, or simply a handy tenant, these are the most essential tools that will help you get the job done under any circumstance.

THE BEST MAC AND CHEESE IN AMERICA

The Staple of Our Childhood Just Got Better


Macaroni and cheese is a staple of childhood, but there’s no need to abandon it once you're a grown man. In fact, a true test of a chef’s mettle is how they choose to cook the comforting, simple foods of their youth, and these restaurants are doing just that with aplomb to spare. These are the tastiest, the gooiest, and the most memorable mac and cheeses in America. I'd be lying if I said I didn't take...

EUROPEAN GOLF DESTINATIONS

Take Your Golf Game Overseas


Golf in Europe is a rite of passage for the dedicated player and will elevate one’s status in the eyes of the golf gods. What’s the one question people are always asking on the tee box? “You played in Ireland? How about Scotland?” Of course, everyone wants to play golf overseas, but this trip should be handled with care. A little insider advice can go a...

MANSCORE GUIDE: TOMORROWLAND 2018

Start Making Your Plans Now


There are two experiences at Tomorrowland which happens annually on two July weekends in Boom, Belgium: there is the actual festival and Dreamland, its glorious campgrounds. The festival and Dreamland each have their own personality and complement one another like Belgian waffles and chocolate-fudge sauce. “But I don’t like to camp!” They have Ritz-Carlton-like accommodations, which are worth eve...

CHICAGO BLUES AND BEER

What This City is Made For


Blues clubs are ubiquitous to Chicago and are forever intertwined with both its musical history and broader cultural history. John Lennon, the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix often credited members of the Chicago blues scene with greatly influencing their music, as well as Rock and Roll as a whole. The African American migration into Chicago during the early 20th century brought gospel, jazz and early blues music...

VERTIPORT CHICAGO

Chicago’s Full Service Helicopter Airport


Located in the Illinois Medical District, Vertiport Chicago is Chicago’s only and North America’s largest vertical helicopter landing facility. Chicago has not had this type of utility since Meigs Field unexpectedly closed in 2003 and we’re excited to have it back.  They offer picturesque tours of the city, as well as executive charters, all located downtown in a state of the art facility. L...
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GOLF TRIPS FOR BALLERS

Start Saving for These Plush Vacations


Golf trips come at all price points—if every golfer in the world was loaded then the budget friendly Myrtle Beach wouldn’t exist. At the same token, if everyone was a millionaire then Augusta National Golf Club wouldn’t be exclusive. Whether you have large dreams of traveling like a millionaire or are already worth seven figures, here are a few mega-lux golf trips.

EPIC BEER LABELS

Start Your Collection


Whether you’re decorating the basement man cave or the bachelor pad, having some fun beer bottles and cans on display is always an excellent choice. Yes, you could go on eBay or Facebook and purchase someone’s collection, but what fun is that? Instead, display the beer you consume. The Chicago brewing scene includes some places that offer spectacular label artwork, and the beer within the bottle or can...

ESSENTIAL SCI-FI BOOKS

"Today's Science Fiction is Tomorrow's Science Fact"


These are the mind-blowing, world-building, truly engaging reads that will help you forget the world’s current political climate and sweep you to new and exciting lands. You don’t want to miss out on these classics of the sci-fi genre. Ender’s Game by Ors...
A lot of men’s interest websites go on and on about the glories of cast iron skillets. And as someone who finally bought a cast iron skillet and used it for the past year, I can fully attest to their greatness.If you don’t know, cast iron skillets are beloved for their durability and the flavor that comes from the non-stick buildup known as seasoning. Cast iron skillets can cook everything...

COMEDIES AND BEER

Because Why Not?


Some comedies beg to be repeatedly watched, even if you already know all the jokes ahead of time. Heck, you laugh knowing the joke is coming. Watching movies like that are made better with a good beer, so here’s some classic guy comedies that will improve your ManScore, and the beers that make up the perfect pairing for each movie.

EVERYMAN'S GUIDE TO STATIONARY

Stop Texting and Discover This Dying Art


So, you want to get the most bang for your buck in everything you do. I don’t think there’s a greater positive efficiency than employing the use of personal correspondence in your social life. Everyone loves to be noticed, and for whatever reason receiving a personalized letter—even if it’s just a few words—means an outsized amount to us. In our digital age, there’s something ab...

THE LAKE HOUSE: ACHIEVEMENT HEAVEN

Your Guide to a ManScore Filled Weekend With the Crew


Grab the guys (and your significant others) and head to achievement heaven: the lake house. Finally land that 180 on a wakeboard, catch a large-mouth bass or catch some rays sipping a new IPA; the possibilities for a bucket-list filled weekend are endless. We all know someone who’s got one and you’d be hard pressed to find a cheaper, more affordable ManScore getaway. Let’s do this.

THE ART OF THE MOVIE TRAILER

The Most Rousing of All Time


Guys. Whittling down this list was HARD. Let’s begin with the art of the movie trailer. It’s a unique and technical art that involves walking a tightrope balance, especially when they came in the pre-YouTube era where trailers were really our only means of sampling the movie that was to come.The trailer has to communicate the tone of the movie in a way that will make the target demographic...