The Package in the Pit


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Surf, skate, and rock ‘n’ roll—such are the life and times of Rhode Island’s Sid Abruzzi. Purveyor of “The Pit,” a haven to music’s underbelly; host to a surfboard show on Doris Duke’s front lawn; a J-Bay regular. Derek Hynd puts a lens on his longtime, often eccentric friend.