Godofredo Vasquez Who will be crowned Mr. Marina?
The Marina. It often gets a bad rep, and on certain days it can be somewhat justified. There's nothing like getting shoved off the sidewalk by a group of guys -- four bros wide -- charging down the street in their Sperrys and button down shirts, shouting drunkenly to one another about yesterday's game, and how much they miss those UCSB days.
But there's another group of Marina guys, and they're showing off the kinder side of the men that call this place home. The annual Mr. Marina contest is coming up in March, a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, where contestants vie for the chance to be crowned Mr. Marina for the year.
We had a chance to talk with one contestant Charlie Walker about why he agreed to take on this endeavor, and had him share some details on why the Marina isn't that bad after all.More »