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Myrtle Beach Under Siege Day Four

May 12, 2015

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Myrtle Beach Under Siege Day Four

The greater Myrtle Beach, South Carolina metropolitan area remains under siege this morning. For purposes of the annual May siege, authorities define the greater Myrtle Beach metropolitan area to encompasses a 75-mile-long stretch of coast that extends from Shallotte, North Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina and about as far inland as Conway, South Carolina which […]

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Banning Black Bike Week

June 10, 2014

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley wants to ban the Atlantic Beach Bikefest or, as it is usually called, Black Bike Week. Black Bike Week is ostensibly a motorcycle rally but is really more of a ghetto-fabulous festival of drunken twerks. It is big, loud and scary for old white people. So far, most press outlets […]

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The Other Myrtle Beach

May 28, 2014

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There are two biker weeks in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina every Spring. One is mostly attended by middle-aged, white bikers on Harleys. The other is mostly attended by young black revelers on sport bikes. Unfortunately. the two events are conflated in the public mind. The mostly white event is variously called the “Spring Rally” and […]

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