Adventure Awaits: About People and Places

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Explore the roads less traveled.

Here you’ll find writing about the places we live, the places we seek and the places that define us – beyond the usual settings.

From the French Alps to the Great Plains to a West African street market, you’ll never know where you’ll end up next.

Stories: Rural hustlers, urban hipsters, immigrants, opportunists and more – this is the American Midwest of the 2010s.  Start here to begin Life in a Northern Town, digital stories of the American Midwest centered around the interactive tale viewed by thousands.

Perspectives: Explore the world, from a bull fight to an oligarch’s boutique to a heartland store for records and tapes.

Interactive: Take a Subway Adventure, join a Soldier of Fortune or explore the interactive sections of Life in a Northern Town: Go WestRetribution and Medium Series (a recent Editors’ Pick). 

Connections: Follow on Twitter @ofPeoplePlaces and Instagram @ofpeople_places.

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