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California Coast Crabbing for the Holidays!

Crab, with is tender melt-in-your-mouth, sweet-salty goodness is an ocean floor delight for many. And this week, Outdoor Afro founder Rue Mapp decided to catch her own! Crab is a staple of holiday festivities; shows up on date night plates shared with a special someone, or is an indulgent treat that requires you to get intimate…

Beach Funday – Outdoor Afro LA Rocks It!

Check out this post and photos from Outdoor Afro Leader Alisha Pye!   Outdoor Afro LA decided to have an end of summer beach “funday”. So we gathered food, folks, kites, umbrellas, kids, music and we took over the sand. We laid out, soaking up the sun, frolicked in the waves, taking in the ocean…

A Week on Venice Beach

By Outdoor Afro Contributor Reginald James Well, I didn’t really “spend about a week on Venice Beach,” but I always liked that line from Notorious B.I.G.’s “Going Back to Cali.” For me, Venice Beach has always been something of television and Hollywood fame. But I’ve always been someone who wanted to see things for themselves. Along…

Still. Moving.

When I saw this nighttime image of Ocean Beach in San Francisco, it took my breath away. Using real film, the artist Africano Fotografia,  set his shutter to bulb for five minutes, and here is what we have (click for larger image): If you look at the upper right corner you can see the stars in rotation — a…