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Thrash and Jam Goes Off Without a Hitch | Ocean Pines

Jim Solomon of Swirled World Skate shop is keeping the local skate scene well feed from the bottom up.  When his son asked if he would throw a party at his dads shop so that his band could play, Jim had an even better idea.  He decided to host it at the Skatepark, invite other young bands to come and play …

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Saturdays Thrash and Jam | Ocean Pines Skate Park

Come shred with us! Local bands! free event! Skating is free must register at rec dept and helmets are mandatory. give aways! product toss! sponsored by Swirled world skate shop, Get Gnarly. Natural Koncept. suicide skateboards, Speakeasy clothing,& Latte enjoy. This will be a great event for the kids stoked to be out and seeing music but can never make …

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Alli Announcement – Dew Tour Returns to Ocean City 2012

So big news came out this week for us in the Ocean City Maryland area. Last year the Dew Tour Pantech Open was held for the first time In Ocean City, MD, right on the beach. It was quite the spectacle, a concrete bowl, BMX park and huge vert ramp were all set up along with bleachers for the spectators, …

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Yeah Its Kinda Like That

Going to surf expo with only four people who do everything from set up – to break down is an overwhelming task that can be both terrifying and exhilarating. It occurred to me that you can do anything you set your mind to especially when you are in that moment (Like driving a Budget truck for 14 hours straight) At …

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Yes I "Work" For a Living

Notice that I didn’t say I live to work.  As hard as it is to believe, I have a regular full time job, 9 to 5 (most days) a desk and water color.  That is the about the only elements that would make this job “regular.”  I know that it may be hard to believe that I am NOT one of those incredibly wealthy …

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Good Clean Gnarly? – Get Gnarly 626 Trailer II

Good Clean Gnarly?  Not really, but the crew from Get Gnarly definitively have an idea on how to have a fun life.  Tron has created a crew and brand that is all Ocean City,a party on 4 urethane wheels.  With the simple banding of the phrase “Get Gnarly” and some solid skating in well produced videos, Tron built a brand that is prevalent in all the skate shops …

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Skinny 4 Life

I have started a gang, a league of extraordinary gentleman, the sad thing is that what is extraordinary about it is that  we are skinny.   In the day and age of an obesity epidemic, Skinny 4 Life is a couple dudes, who fit an arbitrary criteria – .i.e. stays active but still drinks beer and  is over a certian age but under a certain height.  This …

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Good, Clean Fair Fun! – Apple Picking

This Sunday was the Slow Food Delmarva Apple Picking event at T.S. Smith & Sons Farms in Bridgeville, DE. The sun was shining, and the apples were plentiful. Warmer temperatures then expected, the shade under the trees was the perfect escape. Arts and crafts were available for the kids, but the adults participated as well, making stamps out of apples and painting …