Arts & Entertainment

July 3, 2020

BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – Barnegat and Ocean Township joined many New Jersey communities in canceling firework displays this year. However, those who can’t imagine an Independence Day without the “rockets red glare” can still find them within Ocean County. There are 33 municipalities within Ocean ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Fire Pit Fridays are back for the summer at 68th Street Beach in Brant Beach.  Every Friday this summer enjoy some free music beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the beach.  Long Beach Township has stated that social distancing will apply to groups not attending together.

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — With many towns canceling their Fourth of July fireworks due to COVID-19 crowd concerns, Long Beach Township has decided to present them with social distancing in mind. The firework celebration will take place at 68th Street in Brant Beach on the bay, but Bayview Park ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP — Long Beach Township had to curtail their normally expansive summer concert options this summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, they are offering an opportunity to enjoy live music on the expansive 68th Street Beach this summer on Sunday afternoons. The concerts are ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — Plenty to celebrate as Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members prepare for the holiday weekend featuring food, fun and re-openings! The Fourth of July brings even more to celebrate as restrictions continue to lift and calendars begin to fill with endless ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ - This may be a novel year for dads when it comes to celebrating Father's Day this year. According to many retailers and restaurateurs, Mother's Day only follows winter celebrations when it comes to spending money.  Father's Day 2020 may well be the exception. On Mother's ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Escape LBI in Beach Haven announced todyay they will be opening for the season on June 18. "We are so excited to have everyone back at Escape LBI," said David and Laurie Finelli, owners. "We look forward to offering a safe environment for you and your family and friends to come and ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — Tune in to a virtual "Art in the Park" session hosted by Long Beach Township and Just Bead It on Friday, May 29 at 2 p.m.  This virtual art session is a preview of what is to come this summer in Long Beach Township.  During the watch party attendees will learn how to ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - As the Barnegat Docks expands its drive-in movie offerings, Committee Al Bille wants the public to be aware of a programming change. Jaws, which was previously scheduled for July 10th will no longer be shown. “Jaws was pulled by Universal Studios,” advised Bille. “It's headed back ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Earlier this month, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Latwis announced a new recognition achieved by the Barnegat School district. The Best Communities for Music Education has awarded the school district special designation for demonstrating outstanding achievement in efforts to ...

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WASHINGTON, DC –  Before the days of virtual learning, it's likely that many parents had no idea their children were afforded this opportunity. High school students may vy for the chance to have their artwork displayed in the United States Capitol. In Barnegat and Waretown, Congressman Andy Kim ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Barnegat will not hold its 2020 Memorial Day Parade because of social distancing concerns. American Legion Post 232 Commander Hector Quinones and VFW Post 10092 Commander Francis J. Healy will maintain another tradition at the gazebo. However, the service honoring the fallen is ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — We are just one week shy of Memorial Day Weekend. This year MDW will look very different, but that is not stopping Long Beach Township with their concert series.  "The magic continues with the music. A weekend of virtual fun in Long Beach Township," said Toni Bakum LBT ...

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NASHVILLE, TN — There's no doubt that Long Beach Island brings out a sense of nostalgia in so many. Rob Snyder, Singer and Songwriter, originally from West Chester, PA recalls his times on LBI in his new single "Jersey." "My parents met on LBI and it is just home to me. Always has been and ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - A Happy Hour filled with music and oysters is all set for this Saturday, May 9. Long Beach Township is continuing to preview Summer with a Happy Hour Facebook Live Watch Party featuring Chris Fritz from 3-4:30 p.m. and The Pickles from 5:30-7 p.m.   Immediately ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — On Thursday, May 7 and May 14 at 7 p.m. join local musicians Jason Booth and Ted Hammock for a Facebook Live show.  "Join us on Facebook for Jason Booth & Ted Hammock's Thursday Night music!" Long Beach Township posted. "Watch on our page or join Jason & Ted on ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Preview the 2020 Long Beach Township's Bayview Park Concert Series lineup on Facebook Live Happy Hour Music Sessions. Tune in Saturday, May 2 beginning at 2 p.m.  Joni Bakum, Director of LBT Recreation and Bayview Park said, "Thank you all for joining our HAPPY HOUR ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Barnegat Bride Chrissy Chapais has firsthand experience when it comes to "distance making the heart grow fonder."  She and her husband Arthur Joseph "AJ" exchanged their vows on Valentine's Day. Thanks to the pandemic, and the shut down of the borders, they find themselves a country ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Preview the 2020 Long Beach Township's Bayview Park Concert Series lineup on Facebook Live Happy Hour Music Sessions. Tune in Saturday, April 18, April 25 and May 2.  Listen to these musicians from the comfort of your home on their Facebook pages from 2-10 p.m.

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ — During this time, Long Beach Township has expanded their awesome summer programs to go virtual for your enjoyment.  Joni Bakum, LBT Director of Recreaction and Bayview Park said, "Long Beach Township, together with Calista Quinn, is presenting a FRIDAY FUNDAY ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - Last Saturday we got to preview the 2020 Long Beach Township's Bayview Park Concert Series lineup on Facebook Live Happy Hour Music Sessions. Since it was such a success, the next three Saturdays, the musicians will also be going "live" for our enjoyment from ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Richard Levoi joins many other Brooklyn transplants in moving to the Jersey shore. In Richard's case, he and his wife Jennifer came to Barnegat with a purpose. They wanted to be close to Jennifer's parents in Waretown.  Like many people, Richard feels that the coronavirus crisis has ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Saturday April 11, preview the 2020 Long Beach Township's Bayview Park Concert Series lineup.  Listen to these musicians from the comfort of your home on their Facebook pages from 2-10 p.m. sponsored by Long Beach Township, Bayview Park and MK Productions.  The ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Barnegat High School sophomore Shannon Harrington is what’s known as a triple threat as they say in the world of show business. According to audiences around the country, Shannon’s voice, acting skills, and quick dance steps make her a package deal. Amazingly, 16-year-old Shannon has ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — We are slowly approaching Week Three of the Quarantine and that means that it has been some time since we all have frequented our favorite local bars while enjoying live music by some amazing local talent. On Sunday, March 29, from 12-10 p.m. tune in to each of these ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - School children provide their share of inspiration during the days of social distancing. However, they're not alone. At one over 55 community, seniors are coming up with creative ideas to pass time and bring smiles. As it turns out, there are more than a few with artistic talents ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Barnegat Middle School Principal Shannon Smith has a real great approach to sharing her enthusiasm about virtual learning. She's created a music video that pulls it all together. Calling the compilation the "Fresh Prince(ipal) of Barnegat," Smith raps to lyrics about the "Bulldog ...

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STAFFORD — The Irish had a grand time celebrating Sunday afternoon at the Manahawkin Elks St. Patrick's Day Party.  The party featured a large crowd, great food and music.  The menu consisted of a corned beef dinner, beer, wine, soda and dessert. Entertainment was provided by the Andrew Sharp ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — There are many other opportunities for food, fellowship, drinks and entertainment in the Long Beach Island region this weekend. Check them all out here in this weekend's entertainment lineup in Stafford and Long Beach Island presented by the Tide Table Group of ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Chamber of Commerce under the leadership of President Steve Rizzo released a statement on early Wednesday afternoon about the wildly popular Touch A Truck event held each April at the Manahawkin Lake Park. The statement reads: "Due to the current concerns surrounding ...

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