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Burger Time: The Superstar of Comfort Foods Rules In May

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May is National Hamburger Month, a great time to celebrate and enjoy the juicy sandwich that we love. With the possible exception of the hot dog, no other food defines American summers.

If you've ever wondered just who invented this awesome comfort food, you're not alone. Perhaps we'll never know for sure. The U.S. Library of Congress says Louis Lassen invented the hamburger in New Haven, Conn., in 1900. But other states have laid claim to the invention including Wisconsin, Oklahoma, California, Ohio, New York and (of course) Texas.

But one thing's for sure. If you're looking for a great burger, you don't have to go any farther than Myrtle Beach. Broadway at the Beach is home to Johnny Rockets and "The Original Hamburger." That's the one-third pound burger that started it all for the restaurant in 1986. Rockets even has a cheeseburger that diners rate a 12 on a scale of 1 to 10!

If you like a little entertainment with your food, Rockets is the burger joint for you. The waitstaff of this 1950s-style diner will break into a song and dance routine when the music moves them.

Join in the fun. It's burger time!

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Get Your Summer Started With An Ocean Dip And A Broadway Trip

Memorial Day is right around the corner. Are you ready for summer?

Time to slather on the sunscreen, grab your shades and head to the beach. And, after basking in the sun all day, there's no better way to cap off your day than with a little shopping, a great meal, and a fireworks extravaganza.

You'll find it all at Broadway at the Beach where the summer fun is just beginning with extended hours (10 a.m. until 11 p.m.) and weekly fireworks shows. You'll have plenty of time for shopping, dining and more.

Need a cool new beach bag or stylish flip flops? Check out Ron Jon Surf Shop or Tsunami Surf Shop. Hungry? From Landry's Seafood to Yamato Steak House Japan, there's something for everyone. Up for a little adventure? Take on the 33 challenges at the ropes course at Soar & Explore.

Tuesdays are especially fun at Broadway! Starting May 27, there's a spectacular fireworks display over Lake Broadway every Tuesday throughout the summer and sponsored by Helicopter Adventures.

The center of summer evening fun is Broadway at the Beach!

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Celebrate American Craft Beer Week® At Liberty

Posted in Special Events, Dining

It's American Craft Beer Week® through May 18. Broadway at the Beach's own small brewer, Liberty Brewery & Grill, is celebrating all week long. Here are just few reasons to join in:

  • Special prices rule during the week. Pints are on special. It's a great time to pair up a hand-crafted beer with some of Liberty's rich ethnic cooking like the Brewpub Brat or a perfectly seared angus beef steak.
  • Entertainment is free. Live music on Friday sets the mood for testing a variety of Liberty's best brews.
  • Craft Beer Week is when many brewers debut their new recipes. Liberty will be tapping a new beer on Friday, May 16, at 4 p.m. You can be among the first to give it a try.
  • Curious about what makes a beer exceptional? This is the sweet spot of the year for beer enthusiasts who gather to exchange news and insights about brews. For beer beginners, there's no better time to improve your education and your palate.
  • Independent craft brewers like Liberty are making some of the most interesting new drinks around. From chocolate cherry porters to raspberry wheat ale, hand-crafted beers deliver a unique experience to your taste buds.

America's love for specialty beers is growing. American Craft Beer Week is the perfect time to find out why. So come out and join the fun!

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Celebrate The 100th Anniversary Of Mother’s Day With Your Mom!

Did you know that Mother's Day turns 100 this year?

Thanks to West Virginian Anna Jarvis' love for her own mother (and some vigorous campaigning by Anna), Mother's Day was declared a national holiday in 1914.

With such an historic Mother's Day just around the corner, why not plan a legendary day for your Mom?

After a morning spent on the beach soaking up the warm sun and watching pelicans and gulls dip and dive for food, take Mom on a lunch break. Head over to one of the restaurants overlooking Lake Broadway where, together, you can relax on a deck, enjoy the soft breeze coming off the lake, and share a laugh about the antics of the ducks waddling along the lake banks.

After lunch, indulge Mom's fondness for shopping with visits to unique shops like Bijuju and Heartfire. Watch her smile as she discovers the latest styles in handbags, sorts through fascinating accessories, and examines some eye-catching jewelry.

Spice up your day together with a little outdoor competition playing mini-golf at Dragon's Lair Fantasy Golf. Or move indoors to Carmike Cinema — Broadway 17 and catch that chick-flick she's been wanting to see.

And what would a Mother's Day be without a family photo to commemorate the big day? Make this year's snapshot as memorable as your day together with a photo by Old Tyme Portraits By Treadway. Outfitted in costumes from days gone by, you'll get a shot she'll enjoy forever!

Don't let the 100th anniversary of Mother's Day go by without honoring Mom in a special way this year. Give her the gift of time with you at Broadway at the Beach, and make Mother's Day memories that she'll keep in her heart forever!

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Discover Great Food & Fun At Myrtle Beach’s Only Pyramid

Posted in Attractions, Dining

Looking for a rockin' good time? The Hard Rock Cafe is always an exciting stop on Broadway at the Beach's long list of places to have fun.

Bring the family to check out the memorabilia from famous rock stars, a colorful mummy's sarcophagus, and the Egyptian-themed décor inside the only pyramid-shaped restaurant in Hard Rock Cafe International's collection of cafes worldwide.

Not only is this 70-foot tall building the only pyramid in Myrtle Beach, it's one of just a handful of notable pyramid-shaped buildings in the entire U.S.

So grab the Original Legendary Burger and get ready to shake, rattle and roll at Broadway at the Beach's very own, Hard Rock Cafe!

You've got the music in you!

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