Watch Beastie Boy Mike D’s Surf Safari in Baja with Rob Machado [VIDEO]

Posted June 26, 2014 at 9:47 am

Online lifestyle publication, Nowness, just posted a cool clip called “Mike D’s Surf Safari.” Directed by Alex Kopps, the two-minute short carries all the hallmarks of your typical surf video. Throwback cameras and footage, random establishing shots, and reverb-heavy guitar licks. Mike D of the Beastie Boys has been surfing for nearly ten years, thanks […]

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Bowery Gets First East Coast Patagonia Surf Store

Posted August 8, 2012 at 6:28 am

The wire was abuzz last week with news that Patagonia was moving onto the beloved Bowery. Come fall, their Lower East Side HQ will open at 313 Bowery, the former home of the CBGB Gallery space.

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Surf’s Up on Clinton Street

Posted December 24, 2010 at 12:39 pm

This Christmas, don’t forget your surf board. A bundled up surfer girl was spotted on Clinton Street, walking through the tunnel of trees just south of Stanton Street.  Off to catch that concrete wave. Meanwhile, this was the soundtrack in our head…

Weekend Edition: August 22

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

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Surf’s Up, Dude

Last modified December 24, 2010 at 12:41 pm

Last week, we spotted this guy carrying his surfboard across the intersection of Houston and First Avenue. It took some control not to yell out, surf’s up, dude! And it’s never a bad time for a quick Spicoli scene.