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Guide to First Night and First Day in Ocean City, NJ

Guide to First Night and First Day in Ocean City, NJ

Ocean City marks the 23rd anniversary of its popular nonalcoholic New Year’s Eve celebration this year on Wednesday, Dec. 31, and as many as 10,000 are expected to attend. All-inclusive admission buttons are good for about 70 entertainment programs at 16 different venues in Ocean City, and the evening ends with a midnight fireworks display visible from the […]

By December 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
HERO Campaign to Partner in First Day Run and Plunge

HERO Campaign to Partner in First Day Run and Plunge

Participants in Ocean City’s annual New Year’s Day Run and Ocean Dip will have a new reason to take the plunge this year as the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign partners with the city to promote the use of designated drivers. It’s all part of the Ocean City’s 23rd First Night and First Day celebrations, […]

By December 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New ‘Holiday Dash’ Race Down Asbury Avenue Goes Off at 6 p.m. Friday

New ‘Holiday Dash’ Race Down Asbury Avenue Goes Off at 6 p.m. Friday

Note: Updated race information includes a new start time and new categories. The Ocean City High School Track and Field Boosters Club has partnered with the City of Ocean City, the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Merchants Association to start what could become a new tradition: a holiday-themed one-mile race in Ocean City. […]

By December 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Beaches, Boardwalk, Bay

Photo Update: Bridging the Gap in Boardwalk Reconstruction

Photo Update: Bridging the Gap in Boardwalk Reconstruction

  A project to replace the boardwalk from Sixth Street to Plaza Place (just north of Seventh Street) continues to make good progress. About two months after work began, pilings and joists are in place across about a third of the project area. The contractor has a deadline of Easter Weekend (April 4 and 5) at the latest, […]

By December 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ocean City South End Beach Project to Start in May

Ocean City South End Beach Project to Start in May

A $57.6 million federal project to rebuild eroded beaches at the south end of Ocean City will start in May. The schedule makes it likely that work will continue into some portion of the peak summer rental season, a vital part of Ocean City’s tourist economy. A similar project on the north end of Ocean […]

By December 11, 2014 24 Comments Read More →
Nor’easter Floods Streets, Erodes Beaches in Ocean City

Nor’easter Floods Streets, Erodes Beaches in Ocean City

December Noreaster: 57th Street ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 33 Posts and sand fencing start to tumble as storm surf eats at the sand berm at 57th Street Beach in Ocean City at high tide on Tuesday, Dec. 9.   A winter nor’easter flooded streets, closed schools and eroded beaches on Tuesday in […]

By December 9, 2014 14 Comments Read More →