5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 27 2011

Surf’s up! For the first time in over a decade, San Francisco’s own Ocean Beach will serve as the site for a professional surfing event this November. (7x7)
Eater SF has more details about the yet-to-be-opened Mission Bowling Club, a six-lane bowling alley/restaurant hybrid debuting in 2012. The most notable fact: Anthony Myint of Commonwealth and Mission Chinese Food fame will be the chef. (Eater SF)
Mark your calendars! Local clothiers N.I.C.E. Collective has just started spreading the word on a May 15 sample sale. (N.I.C.E. Collective)
Hip-hop fans, listen up! Bi-coastal shop The Brooklyn Circus is hosting a three-hour “SFNY”-themed party cruise on May 29, complete with a three-deck yacht and two areas of music. Get the full details (and fast-going tickets) here. (EventBrite)
Utah-based e-retailer Overstock.com has agreed to dole out $1.2M to have its name plastered all over the Oakland Coliseum, home of the Raiders and Oakland A’s. Overstock.com Stadium...hmmm, we're not sure if it has that ring. (San Francisco Business Times)

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