The second Wicked Tuna restaurant on the Grand Strand is expected to open at the 2nd Avenue Pier (pictured) in Myrtle Beach as early as late May. The original Wicked Tuna is on the marsh in Murrells Inlet.
The second Wicked Tuna restaurant on the Grand Strand is expected to open at the 2nd Avenue Pier (pictured) in Myrtle Beach as early as late May. The original Wicked Tuna is on the marsh in Murrells Inlet. Alan Blondin ablondin@thesunnews.com
The second Wicked Tuna restaurant on the Grand Strand is expected to open at the 2nd Avenue Pier (pictured) in Myrtle Beach as early as late May. The original Wicked Tuna is on the marsh in Murrells Inlet. Alan Blondin ablondin@thesunnews.com

Alan Blondin covers golf, Coastal Carolina athletics and numerous other sports-related topics that warrant coverage. Well-versed in all things Myrtle Beach, Horry County and the Grand Strand, the Northeastern University journalism school valedictorian has been a sports reporter at The Sun News since 1993, earning eight top-10 Associated Press Sports Editors national writing awards and 18 top-three S.C. Press Association writing awards since 2007.