armstrm

15 Flips | 6 Magazines | 11 Likes | 2 Following | @armstrm | Keep up with armstrm on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “armstrm”

The Best True Crime Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 19th</b><p>True Crime and podcasts go together like peanut butter and (that wrongly incarcerated sh*t is my) jam! With the massive successes of <i>Serial</i>, <i>The Jinx</i>, <i>Making a Murderer</i>, and so many more, it’s clear that we have an insatiable appetite for all things true crime.<p>That means that …

Crime

Heading to San Diego this summer? Here are 10 breweries where you can quench your thirst

What’s on tap in San Diego, you may ask. Let’s hop to it:<p>Last year, with more than 120 San Diego County craft breweries to explore, I limited myselfto just a portionof the beer scene in the northern part of the county (“11 breweries to try on San Diego's Hops Highway”).<p>This year I’m taking on the …

San Diego

It's time to plant your winter vegetable garden (and gloat on Facebook)

When it comes to year-round gardening, most Southern Californians have got it made.<p>While many parts in the country are fighting snow and sleet, we're ready to plant a winter vegetable garden (and then post about it on Instagram and Facebook to make our East Coast friends and relatives …

Gardening

Must See Stops in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

<i>A moody scene captured in a socked in Sequoia National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>It was in the California wilderness where John Muir, the unofficial "father of the national parks," was inspired to start down a lifelong path of environmental conservation--and it was the landscapes of Sequoia …

'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling is in a fight with a store that sells 'real' magic wands

The evil Lord Voldemort wanted to make it so that only authentic, pure-bred wizards could harness the power of magic while lesser Muggles and Mudbloods would be persecuted.<p>The man who runs a "real" magic wand store in England probably feels the same way.<p>According to the Sun, a man named Richard …

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in San Diego

Hand-decorated surfboards in the lobby of this downtown hotel remind you that “Hey, this is San Diego.” The Palomar has a number of other distinct …

Fishing boat runs into rocks in San Pablo Bay

A 30-foot commercial fishing vessel washed onto the rocks in San Pablo Bay near San Rafael Saturday after running out of fuel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.<p>Two people on the boat were able to walk off safely shortly after the vessel was reported to have run aground at China Camp State Park at …

An Actually Useful Guide to San Diego, California

Heading to San Diego? Let Jocylynn Breeland be your guide. This is Spilling the Beans, where a city's most in-the-know barista gives us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their hometown.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on</i> …

Texas

Trek down Flint Canyon Trail in La Canada Flintridge made in the shade

Lacing through the wooded hillside community of La Cañada Flintridge, these equestrian trails make for serene, shaded summer walking. This one is called Flint Canyon Trail.<p>Start out from Woodleigh Lane, south of Foothill Boulevard, between Berkshire Avenue and Georgian Road, where the wide, dirt …

Hiking

12 best spots in Uptown Dallas

Recently, I ditched the party bars in Uptown for another part of Dallas -- y'know, the kind with houses and backyards. But Uptown has plenty of its …

The Easy Sangria Recipe That You'll Want To Make For Every Summer Party

Sangria recipes need to be a part of your summer entertaining arsenal, period. In case you need to be convinced, consider the following: sangria is cold, boozy, fruity, and it comes in big batches -- every requirement for a perfect summer drink.<p>If you've never made a pitcher of sangria, don't let …

Trip Guide: Downtown Austin

As one of Austin’s original neighborhoods, downtown has long been the city’s beating heart. Other areas—like East Austin and South Congress …

The 10 Best Places To Find Free Live Music In Dallas

If you like country music, you need look no further than Adair's for all the free music you could ever want. Seven nights a week, a diverse set of …

AT&T Considers Selling Your Browsing History, Location, And More To Advertisers. Here’s How To Opt Out

Good news, everyone! Wait, no. Not that one. The other one.<p>Bad news, everyone!<p>AT&T is considering selling your usage data (location, web browsing history, etc.) to advertisers, having seemingly decided that it’s been too long since everyone was mad at them.<p>They noted the plan in a preview of an …