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9:41 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014

Myrtle Beach raises taxes to pay for Memorial Day weekend security

The Myrtle Beach City Council is raising (property) taxes to help pay for increased security and safety during Memorial Day Weekend 2015...amounts to $8 per year on a $100,000 home.
9:40 am on Monday June 30, 2014

SC state budget authorizes $5 million for increased Bikefest security

Roughly $5 million in state tax money could be available to beef up law enforcement during next year’s Atlantic Beach Bikefest. The money, included in the state budget that takes effect Tuesday, is in response to violence during this year’s Bikefest...
7:42 am on Monday May 19, 2014

Atlantic Beach hopes for bigger, more diverse BikeFest in 2014

Atlantic Beach hopes reduced vendor fees and increased entertainment lead to a bigger BikeFest this year. The annual bike rally starts at 3 p.m. Friday and continues through 3 p.m. Memorial Day.
6:08 pm on Monday May 5, 2014

Myrtle Beach Bike Week is Coming! Are You Ready?

The team at GoToMyrtleBeach.com, The Sun News' new tourism site is gearing up for bike week with a page full of information on the Spring Bike Rally and this year's Atlantic Beach Bikefest. The page includes info on Events, Where to Stay, and Photos...
8:04 am on Wednesday February 19, 2014

Atlantic Beach aims to boost attendance for Bikefest 2014

The town of Atlantic Beach is making plans to try to attract a bigger crowd to this year's Memorial Day Bikefest. Mayor Jake Evans says town leaders believe last year's version of the street festival wasn't quite up to what it used to be, so they...
9:31 am on Monday October 14, 2013

VICE explores Black Bike Week

The documentary news site VICE.com has explored Black Bike Week in their latest Fringes episode.  An excerpt of the shows description reads as follows: "Hordes of women—known as "huggers"—also flock to Myrtle Beach for the event, hoping to be picked...
5:45 am on Tuesday March 6, 2012

2012 Atlantic Beach Bike Fest is a go

Flickr user cmeaux After much debate about this year's Memorial Day Bike Fest, the town council of Atlantic Beach passed the motion to allow the event to take place.  Despite the strapped-for-cash town only making a profit of $18,000 during last...
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