Urban Survival

The Gray Man Concept, Podcast Episode 2

by suburban April 16, 2015 Gear
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Welcome to episode two of the Suburban Survival Blog Podcast.  Today we chat about the Gray Man concept, and why it’s important to the preparedness mindset. Also please welcome Titan Concealment as our newest sponsor.  Titan Concealment is a holster and sheath maker located in New Jersey where they make excellent quality holsters and sheaths […]

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Maintenance of Everyday Items

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 3, 2015 EDC
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One of the constants of the universe is Murphys Law… if something can go wrong, it will.  And along those lines, if something isn’t maintained properly it will fail at the worst time.  Everyone remembers maintenance on their cars, on their house, and other big ticket items….and we all maintain/charge the batteries in our phones, flashlights, […]

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Plinker Choices for the New Gun Owner

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 30, 2015 Gear
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A necessary addition to any suburban survival arsenal is a plinking rifle.  You may be asking yourself, what is a plinking rifle?  Think of the rifle you would use to shoot tin cans off of a fence post in your backyard…. that is a plinking rifle.  The benefits of a plinker are 1) little or […]

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Hurricane Sandy… Two Years Later

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 23, 2015 Bug In
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The events of October 2012  in the NY/NJ area are well known to the nation.  Hurricane sandy made landfall and wreaked havoc on many towns.  Being one of the most densely populated areas on the planet, the damage was in the billions.  Major parts of the NY and NJ infrastructure were damaged including railways, roads, […]

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NYC, MRAPs, Humvees, Protests, Hooray!

by suburban December 8, 2014 General
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I had a friend in town this weekend from Florida. Ms. Prepper and I went into NYC last night to go to dinner. While in the cab downtown on the lower east side, as we were driving around the 20th street area, wasn’t I surprised to see an MRAP (https://www.leidos.com/sites/default/files/u14/mrap1.jpg) parked on the uptown side of the street, […]

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Ebola, Ebola, Ebola, What I Am Doing To Prepare

by suburban October 27, 2014 Bug In
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How many times in the last several weeks have you heard about Ebola?  Too many?  Me too.  Some may say I am crazy, some may say I am cautious, and some are walking around living in their bubble of life without a clue. It was only a few weeks ago, when I published a booklet […]

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NYC Evacuation Plan to NJ

by suburban September 2, 2014 Bug Out
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Recently, Ms. Prepper and I have been discussing the recent events by ISIS, impending terror threats around the world, unrest in Israel, the lack of interest by our own elected officials, etc.  We came to the conclusion that it was time to build on the small emergency kit she keeps in her drawer at work, […]

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New Orleans City Tour. Artifacts of Katrina, 10 Years Later

by suburban February 25, 2014 Preparedness
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Hey everyone.  This weekend I am in New Orleans for the very first time for a work conference.  I am fortunate enough to have my significant other with me to enjoy the weekend with.  We’re having a good time.  Dinner, & a couple drinks on Bourbon Street, etc. Yesterday we took a city tour.  It […]

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Pets and Prepping, My Thoughts On the Subject

by suburban January 14, 2014 Pets
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Pets are a staple all around the world.  They’re part of the family.  They’re used for hunting, security, service for handicapped & our military, in law enforcement.  As you can see I am leaning towards discussing “man’s best friend.” They are prevalent from the time we wake to the time we go to sleep at […]

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The EBT Scare, Panic, and the Lesson

by suburban October 14, 2013 Economy
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Over the weekend you no doubt heard about the EBT outage that bright the system to a halt.  If you don’t know what EBT is, it means “Electronic Benefits Transfer” and is the electronic version of the “Food Stamp Program.”  So, this means that  instead of receiving paper food stamps and paper checks, you are issued […]

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