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Gary Clark Jr with Jackie Venson Opening at The Freeman Stage

We moved to the beach 19 years ago next month. Both of our first jobs were working for Sea Colony, and Josh Freeman. Our careers evolved over the years, I left to be a stay at home mom for a couple years, and Todd stayed with Freeman in Construction before moving on. Having The Freeman Stage now in existence for …

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“Get A Job” Catching Lightning in a Bottle

by: Justin Acita This evening I took the boys on a twilight stroll through the neighborhood. The sun was nearly set and we got our first glimpse of lightning bugs this year. Hendrix is finally old enough to grasp the concept of attempting to snatch them out of the air and shake them in his hand until he sees that …

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Dirty Heads & SOJA at Hudson Fields | Milton DE Live Music

Sunday night was the first concert I attended at the new Hudson Fields in Milton, DE, operated by the Highway One group. Going to see one of my favorite bands, Dirty Heads, was a treat because I was also able to take photos of the event.  Opening act was RDGLDGRN, whom we have seen before at Rams Head Live. Great …

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Live Original Music at Pickles Pub Ocean City | The Hooplas

Pickles Pub in downtown Ocean City, MD has long standing with having some great live music acts come through. In the last couple years the momentum has swelled, and the lineup for this summer and into the fall is fantastic!  Saturday The Hooplas were on stage, bringing their unique and original sound to Ocean City. These guys are locals to the ...
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Summer is Coming

Summer is Coming   “When you play the game of thrones, you win or die”   The circumstances aren’t quite as dire here in Ocean City as they are in King’s Landing (and lord knows we are all grateful to not have a Lannister stalking about town), but nonetheless there is a feeling of excitement and impending doom in the …

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When April Fools Goes Right

Most people who know me know that I am not one to be taken too seriously.  As a matter of fact, whenever I post on my personal social media I am usually met with any level of sarcasm…and usually inappropriate.  Working primarily with bars and restaurants inappropriate humor is the norm for better or worse.  If you have ever worked in the industry you …

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YogaVibez Small Business Profile

One of the best things about Dawn is that she will kick your ass and in the best possible way. Four years ago she opened Yogavibez a health and wellness hot Yoga Studio in West Ocean City. Since then, she has expanded into and opened a second studio over the bridge in Annapolis. This summer she will be running a …

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Pickles Pub – Small Business Profile

Another owner/operator family business that has the right idea about taking care of locals and visitors alike. From the great food and drinks to games and live entertainment most nights, Brittney and Justin Acita have been working hard this winter to get everything dialed in at Pickles Pub Ocean City. This is just a taste of what’s to come.

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Dewey Raw Ep 19 “Opening Weekend”

To say that the starboard opening weekend is popular is an understatement.  In fact, it’s so popular that other businesses in this world famous little beach town have to open to accommodate all of the Dewey faithful.  Interestingly long gone are the days when the Starboard and the town shut down completely.  Sure the main bar and dining room close down but …