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Casual Adventure, a 52-year-old family-owned and -operated outdoor specialty store located in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. Originally founded as a small grocery storefront by Oscar Stern in 1945, Casual Adventure has grown into one of the leading outdoor shops in the Washington Metro area. Currently owned by Oscar’s grandson, Neil Stern.


Global Warming has Winter Games Skating on Thus Ice

As the Sochi Olympic Games wrap up, Environment Virginia revealed a summary of climate change impacts on Winter Olympic sports, and highlighting the need to act urgently to reduce the carbon pollution fueling global warming.


How do you dress for extreme cold weather?

Eric Stern from Casual Adventure talks to the BBC's Beth McLeod about preparing for the extreme cold weather that has been hitting parts of the US and Canada. About half of the US population has been placed under a wind chill warning or cold weather advisory. In Toronto, the temperature dropped to -24C (-11F) before dawn on Tuesday.


Happy Trails

If you’re all about business, the most direct way to hike Scott’s Run is to beeline to the stream, cross the stone pilings and then head straight to the waterfall and back again. You’ll be rewarded with a beautiful view and you won’t get lost.


Gearing Up for the Holidays

Socks lined with silver, an inflatable sled and sunglasses that let you field phone calls. Throw in a flying car and a smart-aleck robot domestic, and enjoying the outdoors would be like an episode of "The Jetsons." All these new gadgets translate into plenty of potential gifts for the avid hiker, biker or runner on your holiday gift list. And they can be found at many local retail stores or online.​


The "Greening" of Casual Adventure

Green Games staff recently interviewed Neil Stern, Eric Stern, and Dave Haggerty of Casual Adventure for some insights about the retailer’s sustainability practices and goals. Casual Adventure is currently competing in the Arlington Green Games and looking to expand upon the commitments and efforts already underway to reduce their environmental impact.


Outdoorsman - Washington Post

Neil Stern, owner of Casual Adventure in Arlington, is continuing a family tradition six decades in the making. What started out as a small grocery store opened by his grandfather Oscar in 1945, morphed into an Army-Navy surplus store 10 years later. In 1971, when he was just 23, Stern took over the business after his grandfather retired. He expanded the store's merchandise to encompass all facets of outdoor living and recreation.


Casual Adventure: Outfitting Weekend Warriors and World Travelers for Four Generations

An article from April 21, 2014 posted on YOPP featuring Eric and Neil Stern discussing the history and future of Casual Adventure

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