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Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in Ocean City, NJ

Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in Ocean City, NJ

City officials will turn the key on another summer season at noon Friday, May 22. The annual Unlocking of the Ocean ceremony takes place on the beach adjacent to the Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace. The century-old tradition marks the beginning of the traditional tourist season. The forecast calls for sunny skies and mild […]

Ocean City Tabernacle Opens for 136th Summer on Sunday

Ocean City Tabernacle Opens for 136th Summer on Sunday

News release from the Ocean City Tabernacle: The Ocean City Tabernacle, a tradition since 1879, will kick off its 136th summer in Ocean City on Sunday (May 24, 2015). This year the Tabernacle will unveil a new organizational look and continue its focus on serving as a trusted resource center for the community. “Dating back to Ocean City’s earliest beginnings, […]

Learn About the Monarch Migration at Free Lecture on Thursday

Learn About the Monarch Migration at Free Lecture on Thursday

The Environmental Lecture Series at the Ocean City Free Public Library continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21 with Pat Sutton, a renowned ornithologist and naturalist, speaking about monarch butterflies and their remarkable migration. The talk will be held in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall at the library. It is free to attend and sponsored by the Ocean City Environmental […]

Beaches, Boardwalk, Bay

Yoasis Beach Bowls Celebrates Opening on Ocean City Boardwalk

Yoasis Beach Bowls Celebrates Opening on Ocean City Boardwalk

Yoasis, the popular frozen yogurt shop that opened on downtown Asbury Avenue three years ago, celebrated the opening of a second location on the Ocean City Boardwalk on Friday. Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce leaders, city officials and family members joined co-owners Tina Spadafora-Gushka and Matt Gushka in a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at Yoasis Beach Bowls. The new shop at 1242 […]

OCBP Then and Now: Unlocking the Ocean in May

OCBP Then and Now: Unlocking the Ocean in May

Mayor Henry “Bud” Knight and Ocean City Beach Patrol Lt. Fred Miller turned the gold key 15 years ago on May 27 and officially “unlocked” the Atlantic Ocean for the summer of 2000. Mayor Knight, who died on March 7, 2015, was a huge supporter of the local lifeguards. Under his watch (1992-2006), working conditions […]