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When fair weather draws folks outdoors, the food vendors of Brooklyn cater to every taste. Here’s what New Yorkers were munching on this spring.

Jody Rosen combines his acuity as a pop-cultural critic and his passion for the bicycle in his new book ’Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle’

Earth-loving New Yorkers are drawing from an unlikely arsenal of activism, hip-hop, marathon city-council Zoom meetings, and one sassy pug to hold the city to its zero-waste commitments. If they succeed, the environmental benefits could be huge.

The young rock-climbing phenom, who got her start bouldering in Central Park as a kid, shares her favorite places in her home city for vintage clothes, vegan gelato, and indoor climbing

Marshall Sella started as an intern at Outside in Chicago in 1988, and he went on to a successful career as a magazine writer in New York. His friends and former colleagues will remember him as much for his infectious humor and generous spirit. Here, his editor recalls the impact a young man had on a magazine still finding its voice.

Lo Phong La Kiatoukaysy, a.k.a. Lil’ Buddha, started thru-hiking America’s trails after 9/11. He hasn’t stopped yet.

Getting heckled by construction workers and definitely not crying: a New York City Marathon retrospective

Sometimes the grass really is greener in a new place

Daniel Pérez and the Sanba Cycling Team are proving that delivery workers, line cooks, and mechanics race bikes, too

Knowledgeable and friendly rangers aren’t just found in our national parks

Make this summer all about exploring off-the-beaten-path adventures within a few hours of your home

The research and development designer shares her story and inspiration

Riding bikes is easy. Keeping bikes is the hard part.

And things got rocky fast. Our correspondent talks to Jennifer Miller about Colorado, misconceptions, and a mysterious type of footwear called “hiking sandals.”

Both professional and amateur athletes ran virtual iterations of the event in recent days

Stay warm, dry, and comfortable while eating outdoors, without sacrificing style

When cross-country season rolls around, there's no place like Vanny

Black cyclist Jonny Altrogge shares why he biked the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route—and what he learned along the way

How America’s “#1 Runners’ Restaurant” helped bring a community and its police force closer together

The American Museum of Natural History is taking down its memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, and the hunting world should take note

Bicycles have been agents of change and rebellion since the 19th century. That's why seeing law enforcement use them to repress protesters feels especially jarring and wrong.

Surfers at Rockaway Beach held a paddle out this weekend in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

All across the country, major cities are making it easier to access nature with vibrant greenways

Gina Rae La Cerva's 'Feasting Wild' is a delightful culinary travel book. It's also an adjustment to the way we think about what that buzzword actually means

Locked-down cities have opened streets to cyclists and pedestrians. But what happens when the traffic comes back?

Coogan's was in business for 35 years but fell victim to the coronavirus pandemic

And they're even more important during the coronavirus pandemic

As COVID-19 shuts down buses and trains in cities, we remember that bicycles are the ultimate contingency plan

The basketball icon knows that if you want kids to succeed, you need to give them access to bikes and bike lanes

If you think bikes are just lifeless objects, maybe you just haven't met the right bike

New York City's least kid-friendly gym and its obsession with a "proper session"

"Avoid pooping your pants at all costs"

The Olympic Trials are only a few months away, but Des Linden and Jared Ward aren't afraid to hammer the streets of New York

Tune in to the hotly anticipated race on November 3

Cycling is already mainstream. It’s time for the media to catch up.

Use the best open space NYC has to offer: the water

Urban riding is the greatest adventure. We just need to make it even more accessible.

The OSR10K in New York City is setting the standard for unsanctioned racing

A mandatory helmet law in NYC is how Vision Zero ends.

'Rapha Rides: NYC' follows Olympian Evelyn Stevens as she reflects on why riding in the Big Apple is so enticing

How these photographers get outside in the biggest cities in the United States

Riding to your flight is the ultimate in smugness

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced what he calls an "audacious" new proposal to address this year’s dramatic rise in cycling fatalities. It must only be the start.

Liz "Snorkel" Thomas, an Appalachian Trail record holder, created a 225-mile route through the Big Apple to help bring attention to the city's need for more playgrounds

Vision Zero isn’t working because it doesn’t address the underlying (and fixable) problem: there are way too many cars on the road

Bike commuting makes most of us obsess over our clothes. This is patently absurd.

Now you can pay to take a midday snooze. Here's what you get for your money.

The history of the oldest women’s-only race is the story of progress, but also of missed opportunities

These kids today...riding bikes? In the streets?? The horror!!!

In America, driver convenience comes first, while just trying to stay alive on a bike is a crime

How low will some of us go to keep our neighborhoods bike-free? And won’t somebody please think of the children?

If Belay Tilahun was good enough to win the country’s most prestigious half marathon, why wasn’t he listed in the elite field? 

‘Grit,’ from Camp4 Collective and Jaybird, profiles the Black Roses—a New York City–based running crew

Want to see more people on bikes? Get over yourself and the rest will follow.

New York City may make headlines for its Vision Zero initiative and its ever-growing bicycle infrastructure network, but the police department's treatment of cyclists can be downright draconian

At a certain point in life, it’s not ethically possible to cheat

The Boise Bicycle Project teaches inmates the ins and outs of bicycle maintenance, with the ultimate goal of getting everyone in Boise on two wheels—no matter their income

Urban angling has been around in America as long as there have been cities. It's time to stop treating it like fishing's redheaded stepchild.

The world’s biggest marathon is more than just a race. It offers the illusion of unity.

Tune in to the highly anticipated race on November 4

After 18 years of putting on the marathon show, race director Peter Ciaccia is ready to move on

As the minimalism trend enters a curious new phase that has clothing makers like Mac Bishop of Wool and Prince showing us how to get through a year with only a few pairs of underwear, one brave adventurer attempts to defend his gear closet

From film shoots to climbing fiestas, Shelma Jun is always on the go. This gear keeps her moving.

Want to de-bro cycling? Build more and better bike lanes.

Kayaker Kenny Unser has circumnavigated Manhattan almost six dozen times. This film explores his motivation.

Freeze your brain and melt your inhibitions with one of these delicious frozen-drink recipes for adults

After becoming the first American woman to win the New York Marathon in 40 years, Flanagan is coming back to defend her title

When it comes to committing seemingly minor infractions while operating a vehicle, it only takes a split second to kill a cyclist

New York's Citi Bike, one of the largest bike-share programs in the world, relies on a volunteer army to help redistribute some 12,000 bicycles among 750 stations each day, ensuring that users can grab a ride when they need one. Most of these volunteers do a few out-of-the-way deliveries a month. Then there's Joe Miller, whose superhuman efforts seem to defy any plausible explanation.

Jim Walmsley’s Western States run was remarkable. But how does it stack up against these other extreme distance running feats?