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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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Craving Craft Beer? The Arlington is the Place!

When I sit at home and watch the big game, I usually grab myself some Budweiser to go with the chips and pretzels. But sometimes, the palate craves what the palate craves and Bud just won’t cut it. Most liquor stores today carry the popular, everyday beers, but they also …

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The Beaches are OPEN… to the Dogs!

 Winter may be a bummer to many folks. With the colder temperatures and many of the businesses closed some people stay off of LBI. However there is still plenty to do and there are actually some perks to winter. One perk that LBI has to offer only in the Winter …

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A Romantic Getaway for Valentines Day, Engleside Inn

Sometimes it is nice to get out of the house, get away from the daily chores, drop the kids off with the grandparents and get some alone time with the one you love….  Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to do just that.  So, why not enjoy an evening on …

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Scallops: Wet or Dry? Do You Know the Difference?

Nothing makes me think of summer more than a warm lightly seasoned scallop eaten right off of the grill. Even people who don’t like fish or other shellfish enjoy the soft buttery texture and mild flavor of scallops. But, for you scallop lovers; Have you ever bitten into a scallop …

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The Hotels and Motels of LBI…

Hotels of Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island offers many vacation rentals, but there are also a handful of hotels if you prefer that route.  Here is a list of the hotels and motels of LBI: Buccaneer Motel 2600 N. Bay Ave. Spray Beach Long Beach Township (609) 492-4582 Coral Seas Oceanfront Motel Coral St. …

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The First Annual LBI Fly International Kite Festival …

October 9th-12th will be the first annual LBI Fly International Kite Festival.  You can watch as celebrity kite fliers from the east coast and Canada show off their expert skills.  The festival will commence with an indoor fly  that will be open to the public.  The weekend will feature, banner …

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