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Radical Class: Hope from the Road Just when you thought it was all over: there is Berlin  

Radical Class, Berlin, Adam Warren

Turns out there is still hope out there. Out there, beyond your day-to-day, somewhere out on the road its not all politics, hurricanes, bad vibes and bad memes. In fact, the other day I found myself way outside the bad lands somewhere in Berlin. Just off the plane I walked around the Mitte District. I meandered up to Mauerpark, where I read about a flea market chocked full of food trucks and beer stands…or as I like to call it: an afternoon well spent.

The land on which the park is located once had the Berlin Wall running straight through it, and used to be called the “Death Strip” because it was a hot spot for bad shit happening between East and West Berlin. What I found was quite the opposite: thousands of people picnicking, drum-circling, punk rocking, raving and living. The epicenter of it all was a natural amphitheater where brave folks were getting up to sing karaoke in front of 1500 cheering people. I sat there for a couple hours, buying 24 oz. bottles of Becks for three Euro a piece and watched Russians, Argentinians, Slovakians, English, Americans and tons of Germans get up and let it rip. Old, young, good performer or not – the crowd got behind everyone and cheered them for having the balls to go for it. I was so fired up at witnessing the high vibes that humans are capable of. There is still hope to be had after all!

Turns out this is occurrs every Sunday in Berlin, and if you ever find yourself cruising around one of the best towns out there, I highly suggest you check it out. Next time I go, it’s gonna be a Cyndi Lauper kind of day. —Adam Warren

 

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Radical Class: Eat on the run in Mexico A life-changing marinade and a barbecue built of good vibes

Every year around April and May I start to get the itch to go south. For the past six or seven years my friends and I pile in a truck and spend a couple weeks living out of tents on Mexican beaches at the end of dusty Mexican roads to disappear while fishing, diving and…

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What Youth Drinks: La Rosita A Pink Tequila Drink that’s Made for Spring

I’ve got lots of extra tequila right now. My liquor cabinet is full of the stuff. I had a big party, got too excited, bought too much tequila, and then had 7 bottles leftover. Adding to that, whenever I have people over they bring tequila, and maybe that’s because tequila is awesome. I love when…

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Wy Guides: Argentina Mar del Plata: an (alternative) surfer’s paradise

Mar del Plata, Argentina, “the sea of silver.” A shimmering escape for those looking to dance along wind swell wedges, lock hips with a spiraling Latina and drink ’til dawn. Of all South American surf trips, we’ll wager that Argentina is the least frequented, so we went for you. We sampled the local reds, gorged…

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The Wy Guide: Road Trip North We learned a lot on that CA highway

“It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world.”—Oscar Wilde There are plenty of exotic, warm alternatives to consider, but there is something about the road. This road in particular: the 101 North….

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What Youth Drinks: Beer Our complete guide to the nuances of good beer

Go to a restaurant these days and you’ll quickly realize the overwhelming number of beer choices there are. You have to be a sud-sommelier and have a doctorate in draughts to navigate this dizzying beer world. Go out with some bros for beers and the bartender will hand you a phone book-sized menu of brews…

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WHAT YOUTH EATS: HOT WINGS Not Fried, not traditional, but these wings may beat any other wings

Super Bowl Sunday means football, yes, but also uncrowded waves and really awesome food like beer, nachos, and hot wings. All-American Sunday stuff, really. But today we’re going to talk about hot wings. I can’t really fathom watching the Super Bowl without hot wings. So after you get done shredding, tuck into these grilled little…

The WY Guide: Portugal Champagne tastes for Coors Light Income in the Old World

Portugal is so vogue right now. Ignore the questionable calls of the WSL and think Kate Moss late ’90s. Think Cara Delevingne early 2010s. Think red ’80s Mercedes with cream leather interiors, purring down cobbled streets. Think golden light, set ups of a thousand different flavours, Über babes for all tastes and the cheapest beer…

What Youth Drinks: The Michelada Your Friday afternoon delight

In issue 13, among lots of other (perhaps more important) things, we talk about beer. We’ve been drinking the stuff for a long while, but for too long we’ve guessed wildly at the bar, lost in a sea of beautiful beer choices. So in issue 13 we break all the basic types down, from ambers…

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WY Eats: “Devils On Horseback” Good Fall cooking Inspired by Freeman’s Alley in the LES

Freeman’s Alley is the name of my favorite restaurant in New York. My friend New York Mike [Murciano] took me there for the first time and we were hooked. It sits at the dead end of an alley in the Lower East Side just off of the Bowery. The dark bar in the back is full…

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What Youth Drinks: Bourbon Scandal 3 ways to drink your bourbon tonight

With so many bourbons to choose from, what to do? Buy the one with the prettiest label, then get on with it. Like a lot of folks, I’ve been hooked on the whole DIY, small batch, artisanal thing that’s been happening lately. Because, you know, it’s fun to learn about different things and be part…

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The Return of Quiksilver? The Dark Rituals and Surf Tripping campaign have groms in their gear again, and it’s the first thing to shock us in a decade

I’ve talked about this shirt I used to have before. It was pink and it had a skull on it and was tribute to an old Quiksilver campaign that read: “If you can’t rock ’n’ roll, don’t fucking come.” Mom didn’t like the shirt, of course, but that shirt had energy in it. When I wore it,…

The WY Guide: The South West of France Your escape for autumn includes fine wine, women and beachbreaks

Everyone knows the second the U.S. Open of Surfing ends, summer might as well be over and done with. You might get a few hot beach days out of it, but it’s time to start planning your next move. August is weird. It’s hot. And sticky. And crowded. And aside from maybe Japan and Tahiti…

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