The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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Back Track

By Tom Ran
A sampling of Jordan Viray’s vintage backpack collection that has grown to over 80 packs in the past two and a half years.

Photo: Daniel Bernauer

When Jansport introduced their heritage line in 2010, it was a signal to the industry that heritage had made its way to the outdoors market. The backpacks that were once synonymous with the collegiate and back-to-school market was looking back to its roots as an outdoors brand. Kelty, the 50-year-old company followed suit with the launch of its Vintage line in 2011. But as many trends go, its origins were traced back to a small group of fanatics.