We were on the “J”-line subway train Sunday on our way from a surfing day at Far Rockaway, Queens, back to our HQ in downtown Manhattan when this woman boarded the subway car in Brooklyn with a beautiful Linux fixie bike.

Reid van Renesse’s art photography of skaters, surfers and life in New York City’s Rockaway Beach  captures the playful, urban beach subculture of this gritty, singular Queen’s neighborhood. The artwork shown here was recently exhibited and for sale as part of a local fundraising event at Rockaway Beach Surf ClubContinue Reading

An actual physical copy of the Winter 2012-2013 issue of the Usual founds its way into our hands. The mag is a Montauk, New York surf-culture magazine that feels like a newspaper (it’s printed on newsprint and is formatted like a tabloid), but the editorial style is like a magazine,Continue Reading