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Earlier Than the Bird Kicks Off Holiday Season in Ocean City

Earlier Than the Bird Kicks Off Holiday Season in Ocean City

Earlier Than Bird 1 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 11 The annual Earlier Than the Bird event in downtown Ocean City, NJ, includes shopping discounts on the weekend before Thanksgiving and offers prizes to folks who shop in their pajamas.   The Avenue in Ocean City was populated by pajama-clad shoppers on Saturday […]

By November 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
‘Earlier Than the Bird’ Event Kicks Off Downtown Holidays on Saturday

‘Earlier Than the Bird’ Event Kicks Off Downtown Holidays on Saturday

The popular “Earlier than the Bird” pre-holiday shopping spree is set for 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 22. The event includes discounts and stores from Sixth Street to 11th Street on Asbury Avenue, in the city’s downtown business district, recently voted the best in South Jersey. Shoppers are encouraged to shop early in their pajamas to enjoy the best […]

By November 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Letter to Editor: Where Are You Eating on Friday?

Letter to Editor: Where Are You Eating on Friday?

A while back, I wrote a letter to OCNJ Daily saying how I was going to increase my support of Ocean City businesses by sitting down and eating a meal at an Ocean City restaurant every other Friday, in addition to my normal level of support of area businesses. We are approaching another “Dine Out Friday,” […]

By November 20, 2014 6 Comments Read More →

Beaches, Boardwalk, Bay

Ocean City Rocks Best of New Jersey 2014 Contest

Ocean City Rocks Best of New Jersey 2014 Contest

Ocean City’s far-reaching reputation as a great place to live, work and play has served the town well in the latest “Best of New Jersey” contest recently published by New Jersey Monthly magazine. Ocean City won in five different categories and was runner-up in another: In Best of NJ 2014: Summer Getaways, Ocean City won Best Beach and Best […]

By November 21, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Green Light on South End Beachfill Project Just Two Weeks Away

Green Light on South End Beachfill Project Just Two Weeks Away

The Army Corps of Engineers on Monday officially awarded a $57.6 million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to rebuild eroded beaches at the south end of Ocean City and in Strathmere and Sea Isle City. “In about two weeks, after receiving and reviewing performance bonds, we will issue a notice to proceed, […]

By November 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ocean City Boardwalk Split in Two for the Winter

Ocean City Boardwalk Split in Two for the Winter

The Ocean City Boardwalk is barricaded at Fifth Street and Seventh Street as a construction project to demolish and replace a block of it begins. The fences went up on Monday and will remain in place until the project is complete — likely in March or April. The work is part of the second phase of […]

By October 21, 2014 2 Comments Read More →