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30 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 30 - June 5, 2003 Suds parties, bull riding newest craze at beach00ont bar By Karl Chalabala A mechanical bull jerks up and down, side to side, the rider hold- ing on to the best of their ability. Guys gawk at girl riders, girls laugh at the. boys. It's 11:30 p.m. at Suds Beer and Bath Supply Company, and the bull isn't even the main attraction. At midnight, bouncers will clear the dance floor and two machines anchored into the ceiling will begin dis- pensing foam. When the foam reaches a crowd-determined height, partiers will grab their sig- nificant other, or whomever is available, and slide into chest- high bubbles. Erik Sumption photos "I love it," said Lori Johnson of The foam gets trampled down at the end, but people just Once released, the crowd gets into the foam with a Arlington, Va. "It's fun and dif- get under the foam machines and keep dancing., vengeance. ferent. I've only seen it at places ple Came in." out with their tables, they're so prevent slipping for safety rea- are plenty of games to play, the like Cancun and Jamaica." Suds There is no cover and Suds of- nice. The atmosphere is just to be sons. The mechanical bull is out- food is reasonably priced and the replaced the Waterfront, although fers standard drinks, domestic a fun place and they really care." sourced for liability also. It is sur- view is, well, awesome." the interior is the same. The three beers, even local favorite Dogfish Suds' history is an account of rounded by an inflated square ring bars are still intact. Added ameni- Head. Food offerings are fairly Sudder Macon, a pioneer circa approximately 25 by 25 square ties:include a ping-pong table, large and inexpensive. Every- 1837. "Suds" Macon is credited .feet and a foot deep so that even which is used primarily for the thing on the menu is "Big," by the proprietors of Suds with the most awkward fall is safe. frat-house adaptation, beer pong. whether it is "Big Beginnings," the invention of cases, beer shoot- Those lacking the courage to ride Players toss ping-pong balls into "Big Leafy Bowls" or "Big Sand- ers and the "ill-fated wine carton." the bull can still get a kick out of 16 oz. cups across the ping-pong wiches." The average menu item Allegedly Suds Macon loved to watching others. table. If they make it, the oppos- price menuitemis$8.95. Suds al- take a midnight bath, thus the "We had the mechanical bull ing team must chug their beer. so offei" s, a Sunday brunch, the foam party, last summer and brought it back First team out of beer loses. Skee menu includes fresh omelettes, "It's my new favorite place," again along with the foam party," ball and electronic golf add to the cold pizza, cold wings, fruit and said week-ender Michael Shall- said owner Alex Pires. "The inspi- entertainment, mimosa specials, cross, ration was the foam party which "We had our grand opening "The girls are the most person- The foam is nontoxic and only became famous in both Cancun May 16," said manager Matt Cur- able in town," said bartender the bottom of clothes get wet. and Jamaica, two places where Midnight at Sudsis a time ran. "it was great, about 525 peo- Katie Schawaroch. "They hang They add little particles to it to foam partiesare legendary. There forbubbliRman you'll love. Overlooking the Water ud Wetlands, 00om,the " Upper$130s ' Boat Slip Use includedl We've Saved the Best for Last/The sun isjustabout to set on The Reserve at Rowlock, an enclave of distinctive new homes with million-dollar views of pristine wetlands, marinas and breathtaking Indian River Bay. Finished with every possible amenity, these homes aren't for everyone- only for those discerning individuals who enjoy the very best the resort 'lifestyle has to offer. Private bay beaches, miles of walking trails and golf car paths, swimming pools, tennis courts, crabbing and fishing docks, and private marina access are just some of the many amenities enjoyed by Pot-Nets community residents. And with prices starting from the upper $130s, The Reserve at Rowlock is proof that million-dollar views don't have to cost a fortune. But you'd better hurry, selection is limited and these homes are sure to go fast.