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The Makers Festival!

September 16th marks the date of The Makers Festival.  This festival is hosted by The MakeShift Union and will take place at Manahawkin Lake Park.  The mission of this festival is to bring light to those Makers who are shifting the way we see consumerism in America.  Here are more …

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Festival of the Sea!

Rides, games, funnel cakes, cotton candy and good old carnival fun. These memories all encompass the good times I have had at St Francis’s annual summer carnival The Festival of the Sea. As a child and even in my late teens this was something I looked forward to each year. …

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Jazzy Scallop & Seafood Festival

Salty air, soothing jazz music and delicious seafood….sounds perfect, right?  Then set June 24th aside for the Jazzy Scallop and Seafood Festival!  Savor seafood from Viking Village, all prepared by local chefs.  There will be beverages for purchase, a silent auction, great food, jazz music and more!  All proceeds go …

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Pour into Summer Wine Festival June 16th and 17th!

Pour Into Summer Wine Festival will be taking place on Friday June 16th from 4pm-8pm and on Saturday June 17th from 12pm-6pm.  That means two glorious days to enjoy the fruits of New Jersey’s fine wineries.  You can enjoy delicious samples of wine, bottles for purchase, artisans, vendors, food, live …

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Jamie Dewitt …One of LBI’s Pro Surfers!

From LBI waves to the World!! Growing up in Beach Haven, LBI is the most conducive to becoming a professional surfer. Sure it’s a lot better than living landlocked, but New Jersey waves are often looked down upon as not producing enough quality surf to develop talent. LBI native Jamie …

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LBI Farmers Markets…Your Local Food Source!

There is nothing like eating in-season, freshly grown vegetables and fruit. It tastes better, is better for you and supports the local growers and farmers. Eat Local and pick up your fruits and veggies here on LBI… -Foster’s Farm Market – Beach Haven -Country Corner Farm Market – Ship Bottom …

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Farmers Market at Gazebo Park Starting June 22nd!

Fresh local produce is certainly a must during the summer months on LBI!  Luckily the Farmers Market at Gazebo Park will be taking place every Thursday starting June 22nd from 11am-4pm…rain or shine!  Come on out and support the local farmers who provide us with these locally grown goods.  Be …

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Barnegat Township Dock Summer Concert Series

Nothing says summer like live music and ocean breezes!  The 2017 Barnegat Township Dock Series are held at the public dock, doors open at 6:30 pm.  Below you will find the schedule, concerts are every Saturday starting June 24th!

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Your LBI Souvenir Guide!

Your at the shore for your first trip of the season, your annual visit or maybe even first time to Long Beach Island, now… where to get your LBI t-shirt, beach essentials and souvenirs to represent the island you love so much! Right over the Causeway and headed south you …

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LBI Beach Bites on the Go

Need to grab a meal to bring to the beach or something to pick up quickly after the beach? Here are some spots for quick, awesome LBI grub… -El Swell – Spray Beach -Dom’s – Brant Beach -Custard Hut – Brighton Beach -Woodies – Surf City -Subs & Such – Beach …

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Your Memorial Day Weekend Guide from LBI Blogger!

A new summer season is coming to life on LBI! The hustle and bustle is upon us with Memorial Day weekend just a few DAYS away. Some LBI favorite restaurants and hot spots opened up for their season earlier this month such as Howard’s restaurant, Black Eyed Susan’s, the Marlin, …

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The Memorial Day Recipe You NEED!

Memorial Day Weekend Seafood Boil Recipe!  There are a number of seafood boil recipes out there but in the end a seafood boil is about a gathering of people enjoying each other and some darn good food!! Possible Ingredients: -Potatoes -Sausage or Kielbasa -Corn -Seafood: Shrimp, Clams, Mussels, Crabs or …

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The Haymarket LBI!

Walking up the stairs into a child’s wonderland, I remembered back to when I was younger, reaching the top of the steps and being immediately overwhelmed, not knowing whether to go to the right to to the left to find that next doll, game or toy that I would be …

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Game On Memorial Day LBI!

So, whose a fan of playing games with friends or family while soaking up the sun’s rays? Whether it’s frisbee or paddle ball there are a ton of activities that beach goers enjoy to add to their beach day experience. Here are some games you may or may not have …

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