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Life at the Beach: The happy hour todcast

In this week’s episode Greg Goldman and Natalie DeHart join Todd and Tony to talk about 10 years of taking the good side of fun and amplifying it.

anthony's Liquors

Anthony’s Liquors has a little bar in the front, if you didn’t know that now you do. But wait! There’s more. “You’re not going to ruin this, are you?” I don’t always mention when I’m writing about a place because it can feel gross and false. Instead I like to hang around, observe and chat as long as possible so I get a little bit more of a genuine feeling about the place. I was halfway through my second pint and talking with the couple next to me when I mentioned that I was a work and that I was writing about Anthony’s Liquors on 33rd Street. Mary was concerned that people would find out about Anthony’s and that she and her husband, Steve, who have a place walking distance from the iconic liquor store, wouldn’t have the place to themselves. When cool places get popular, it calls to mindContinue Reading

Life at the Beach: The happy hour todcast

In this episode (although it does go a little off the rails) Todd and Tony tackle the upsides of visiting the beach in March, including winning the weather lottery, not having to wait for a seat in the better restaurants and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ocean City. They also tackle the racial and cultural difficulties people sometimes have with St. Pat’s and other cultural festivals more generally.

baywater hydroponics

Baywater Farms has been in the hydroponics business since about 2010, but the family farm has been in operation for much, much longer.

side hustle

Employment can be spotty off season, especially in a resort area, but tons of people here have  side hustles to get them through.

new years eve

In this episode, Todd and Tony are joined by Greg Goldman to talk about the best ways to spend New Year’s Eve whether you’re at the beach or elsewhere.