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Fireworks and Fourth of July Events in Ocean City, NJ

Fireworks and Fourth of July Events in Ocean City, NJ

  Ocean City, NJ has a full schedule of events for Independence Day on Saturday, July 4, including fireworks, bike parades and a kite festival.   FIREWORKS A 10 p.m. musical fireworks display will be fired from a barge at sea off the Ocean City Music Pier (between Eighth and Ninth streets). The show will be visible […]

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Sailing Foundation Invites All to Saturday Open House

Sailing Foundation Invites All to Saturday Open House

  The Ocean City Sailing Foundation (www.ocsailingfoundation.org) at the Bayside Center (520 Bay Ave.) will celebrate the start of its eighth year with an open house 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 4. The event originally had been scheduled for June 27 but was postponed due to bad weather. Anybody interested in learning to sail is invited to attend […]

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Beaches, Boardwalk, Bay

Bowfish Kids Relaunches on the Ocean City Boardwalk

Bowfish Kids Relaunches on the Ocean City Boardwalk

  Three summers after opening Bangles N Bows on the Ocean City Boardwalk, Caitlin Quirk is renaming her kids’ clothing store and getting ready to launch a new online marketplace. Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce and city officials gathered Friday afternoon to officially launch Bowfish Kids with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. The store specializes in […]

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Building the Book of Ocean City Etiquette

Building the Book of Ocean City Etiquette

  Summer started Sunday, and with so many people sharing the roads, beaches and boardwalk of the place they love, the inevitable clash of the masses began. Does that group really need to walk five abreast on the narrow end of the boardwalk? Is it really kosher to “reserve” a parking spot on a public street with an overturned trashcan? […]

OCBP Then and Now: Patrol in its 116th Year

OCBP Then and Now: Patrol in its 116th Year

  The Ocean City Beach Patrol celebrated 100 years of city-paid lifeguards in 1998. The OCBP, which started with just three men, had by its centennial year grown to 150 men and women. Posing for the annual group picture is as much a tradition as the swimming and rowing races. The first one was taken […]

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