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5 LBI shops SHORE to have what you’re looking for!!

-JENNA JANES AT THE BEACH, Beach Haven: Jewelry, Charms and Handbags; Jenna Janes at The Beach is the spot for Brighton and more. You’ll be sure to find something you’ll love to give and maybe a second one for yourself. -GIFTED BY THE SEA, Brant Beach: Whether birthday, bridal or …

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The 32 Stop Clam Trail you Have to Take!

Have you ever come across a clam statue on Long Beach Island and wondered why it was there? Perhaps in front of Viking Village or Country Kettle Chowda? Well, I have and I am excited about my discovery. These clam statues to my surprise are a part of a 32 …

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Black Sheep Studios…Get Fit on LBI!

So I haven’t worked out in over 6 months and I was invited to Black Sheep Studios in Haven Beach, LBI for a “Barre” fitness class. As I pulled up I felt tired and already thinking about quitting, but when I opened the doors of this hot new studio on …

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Surflight Theater- Still For Sale

  It isn’t old and decrepit. There aren’t broken windows on the exterior. The roof isn’t collapsing. However, the “For Sale” sign on the front of Surflight Theatre and Show Place Ice Cream Parlor still makes you feel like it’s a long lost memory. Since closing its doors, unable to …

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5 Things to Do with Kids on LBI Before Spring

 Barnegat Lighthouse, Barnegat Light Climb the 217 steps to the top and catch breathtaking views of LBI. 2.  Paint A Pot, Beach Haven Select a piece of pottery and paint it to express your inner artist. 3.  Fantasy Island Arcade, Beach Haven From Skeeball to Kids Slot Machines, testing your …

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LBI Blogger Live at Ship Bottom Brewery…Cheers!

Ship Bottom Brewery is definitely the place to spend a few hours!  Ship Bottom Brewery has come a long way since their days of home brewing in 1995.  Sixteen years later, they have perfected the art of brewing beer and now offer a place to come and enjoy the fruits …

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Eggs-Strodinary at Uncle Will’s on LBI!

Eggs-Strodinary That’s the term Uncle Will’s uses to describe the Omelets on their breakfast menu. Uncle Will’s in Beach Haven, LBI has been serving up extraordinary breakfasts since 1965. What made them famous was their pancakes. Their breakfast menu has SIXTEEN different types of pancakes to choose from each served …

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Must Read Books on LBI History

  With warm, yes I’ll take high 50s and call it warm, weather upon us, the beach chair, blanket, cup of coffee and a good book are all one needs to enjoy the day on LBI. A local “historian” by the name of John Bailey Lloyd authored a number of …

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The Iconic Hand’s Store…Everything you Need!

The Hand’s stores name on LBI had been synonymous with LBI for years. They were the place you went when you needed, well… Anything. On Facebook, The Hand Store even states “If we don’t have it… you probably don’t need it.” As a teen I recall working at the Hand’s …

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The Local on LBI…Yum!

This past summer people kept telling me about this place called The Local. My sister met me at the beach and had an iced tea she said was the best and purchased it at The Local. She and her friends often spoke of grabbing a quick bite at The Local. …

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Who’s Hiring for 2017 Summer?

Who’s Hiring for 2017 Summer? Calling all LBI Businesses!!! Are you looking to hire summer employment for 2017 in excess of eight new employees? If so, the 2nd Annual LBI Job Fair is being held at the Surf City Yacht Club on LBI this April and we’d like to help …

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A Lovely Idea for You! ❤️

Valentine’s often includes flowers, candy or an evening out for fine dining. Valentine’s Day is about recognizing special people in your life. Taking the time to put aside the daily chores and spend some time together. So this Valentine’s Day before you go out for that special dinner, hop in …

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It’s a Date at Plantation!

When I think about a special place to celebrate an occasion like Valentine’s Day with someone you care about I often think back to very special moment in my life. The night my husband proposed he first took me to dinner at Plantation in Harvey Cedars, LBI. But why Plantation? …

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Remember The “String of Pearls”

The other night I was recalling my trips to LBI as a child, back in the early 80s. We lived on the mainland and going to LBI for some miniature golf, ice cream or even a movie at the Colony 4 was a regular occurrence. I recalled the old Quarterdeck …

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