• July 6, 2016 • News

    #tbt: 2016 Jetty Hop Sauce Festival on Long Beach Island, NJ

    Written by Ryan Gallagher If there were ever a day to fight the hoards of shoobies who flock to the beaches of New Jersey, it would be for Long Beach Island’s Hop Sauce festival. The 3rd Annual Hop Sauce Fest sponsored by Jetty took...

    Read article

  • April 11, 2016 • News

    Catching Corey’s Wave

    Written by Lisa duBusc-Miller Against a backdrop of upheaval in Montauk, NY, where local surfers spent the winter protesting Army Corps beach excavations and another busy, intensely crowded summer looms, Corey Senese, 34, and Tom Casse,...

    Read article

  • March 25, 2016 • News

    Why I Shape: Dave Kaminsky of DaveySKY Surfboards

    Written by Ryan Gallagher I drove past Dave “DaveySKY” Kaminsky’s Manasquan, NJ, headquarters twice before figuring out where the hell I was going for our interview. As I finally parked my car and walked around the back of a large...

    Read article

  • February 2, 2016 • News

    2016 ESA All-Star Team

    The Eastern Surfing Association held its annual All-Star Team induction ceremony at Surf Expo on Friday, January 15th on the Expo’s main stage. The ESA All-Star Program, which began over 30 years ago, includes some of the best...

    Read article

  • January 29, 2016 • News

    The Cold War Surf Contest

    Friday, 1/29/16 A hand- picked group of surfers from New Jersey and New York are out to prove they are tougher than the rest, and have signed on to compete in a winter surfing contest to be held in Asbury Park called, THE COLD WAR. Sixteen...

    Read article

  • September 9, 2015 • News

    The Envelope, Please…

    2016 East Coast Surfing Hall Of Fame Inductees To Be Announced At September Surf Expo Written by  Dick “Mez” Meseroll Wednesday, 9/09/15 The votes are in, the ballots are tallied, and the Class of 2016 has been chosen for the...

    Read article

  • August 19, 2015 • News

    Honoring Fallen Brother Joe McGovern w/ A Proper Memorial Paddle-Out

    Written by Danielle Abbruzzi — A paddle-out in memory of Joe McGovern took place on Friday, August 7th, 2015 at Narragansett Town Beach. In a traditional Hawaiian-style send-off, the Northeast surf community gathered together to pay...

    Read article

  • June 15, 2015 • News

    2 Shark Attacks In North Carolina

    12-Year-Old Girl And 16-Year-Old Boy Both Lose Limbs In Separate Incidents Written by  Nick McGregor Monday, 6/15/15 Two North Carolina teenagers lost limbs yesterday in separate shark attacks in Oak Island, 30 minutes south of...

    Read article

  • February 2, 2015 • News

    All Hands On Deck

    Oil Drilling In The Atlantic Is About To Become A Reality. Will East Coast Communities Unite To Stop It? By Allison Arteaga A storm has been brewing on the horizon for a while now. We’ve all heard the warnings, threats, and fears. But...

    Read article

  • January 12, 2015 • News

    RIP Joe McGovern

    Photo: Mez It is with extremely heavy hearts that ESM announces the passing of Narragansett, RI, photographer, writer, and class act Joe McGovern. One of the longest running and most essential contributors to ESM, Joe was a longtime friend...

    Read article