Wax On, Wax Off: The Black Hole Closes Its Doors
As quickly as Costa Mesa's Black Hole Surf Shop hit the scene, it's gone again.
As quickly as Costa Mesa's Black Hole Surf Shop hit the scene, it's gone again.Sometimes cool things happen suddenly, and then they vanish.
Behind the Orange Curtain, tracking underground culture can be a bit like gofer-bopping. Except the gofers are disappearing on their own, and you're guessing which dark hole their little heads will pop up in next.
It was a place very different from local surf megastores like HSS and Surfside, unusual compared with the trendy stylings of The Lab. Tanner Prairie shaped boards there, and the store carried a limited line of products.
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