OB Rag Sponsors “OB Gothic” Contest

by on March 6, 2015 · 0 comments

in Culture, Media, Ocean Beach

OB Gothic TomNJaneContest Runs Until April 1st – Winner Gets Dinner for Two at Nico’s – (just kidding – it will be at one of OB’s named dinner restaurants.)

Tom and Jane Gawronski started it all. When we saw their version of the “OB Gothic” recently in a photo as part of PR for their recent presentation on OB’s historic cottages with Kathy Blavatt, a idea struck.

American gothic grantwoodThe Gawronskis were posing in front of one of their OB cottages with its pointed roof top in the background, with Tom holding a pitchfork and Jane in an old school apron in a simulated version of the original and totally iconic “American Gothic” by Grant Wood.

We asked ourselves – what a great pic! So, why not have the OB Rag sponsor a contest of everybody’s different versions of the original  – but for Ocean Beach, – the “OB Gothic”.

The contest is on – starting today – and it ends on Wednesday, April 1st. Get out your camera or cellphone, get in your costumes or whatever, snap the pic and send it to us.  The photos will be posted here for all to see and judge.

There are no real rules. Our readers and an esteemed panel of judges will jointly decide the winner.

The winner will receive a dinner for two at one of OB’s restaurants (tbd).

Send us your photo with your version of the “OB Gothic” – either by snailmail or email:

OB Rag
PO Box 7012
Ocean Beach, CA 92167



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