“Introduce yourself…” Well, Im Elliot. Ive called lower slower home for over twenty years now. Been through the long winters and ever seemingly shorter and shorter summers. Living in a seasonal beach town has always been a balance between fast and slow paced. My summers were always spent working...

Burley Oak Brewery, in our little town of Berlin, has been a center for great live music over the past several years.  Often hosting local and original acts in the tap room on regular weekend nights and even bringing some big acts like, the Marcus King Band, to play outside on the more recently erected stage.  Back...

This March GCFL will celebrate 10 years as a website and 5 years as a business.  Of course, the concept in some form goes back over 20 years to pre-internet days of hand drawing a zine that we photocopied and sent to friends.  Although, the platforms and distribution have changed the mission...

December in Berlin brings a magical change, with twinkling holiday lights, and lots of holiday cheer! This past Saturday was the Berlin Art Studio Tour and a little wet weather didn't keep people from coming out. As a designated arts district, Berlin has been drawing more artisans to the area,...

Once again Madness returns for another adventure. Having some freedom to leave the office I wandered up north to the city of brotherly love! Not without a trusty sidekick of course. As we wander our way into Philadelphia, it is quickly established that as always we have no clue where...

Sometimes you need a break from life. So that is precisely what I did. Packed a bag and traveled down to good ole Virginia Beach. Some may think of all places to go on a long weekend you choose there? Yes! I do its hard to explain why I am...

For nine years Jimmy has been putting out renowned food at Woodies in Dewey Beach. His modest operation may get a nationwide reach as plans are being made to ship his famous Crabcakes through internet ordering.   https://youtu.be/1Dj6yDHq9YY...

A group of about 30 students organized a bus trip to Washington DC on Saturday, March 24th for the "March for our lives."  Our daughter, Nellie, has been a vocal advocate against Gun Violence and with a hand full of her friends had decided without hesitation that they would be going...

Our friend Chrissy will get you feeling zen AF at her wellness studio in Berlin MD.  Zenna offers a variety of programs and disciplines from Arial Yoga to Zumba and  Reiki to sound healing.  She gets hands on to help awaken your internal healers and get our energy flowin. https://youtu.be/z2JAxyARag0...

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...