Business & Finance

September 29, 2019

BARNEGAT, WARETOWN, NJ - Studies suggest that increased life expectancies have many feeling like 60 is the new 40. While that may appear valid in some regards, job hunters may not exactly agree. Some even wonder if just the opposite is true. A couple of years ago, reports showed the median age ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - La Bamba Mexican Restaurant is an authentic Mexican restaurant located in Brant Beach with a focus on fresh food and friendly service. They are back for their 4th time and will be competing in the creative category with their Cream of Poblano Crab soup! Southern Ocean County ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - Kubel's Too is a bustling tavern serving up classic American eats with a variety of spirits to enjoy at their legendary bar. First time competitors - they are in it to win it and bring the championship title to the heart of LBI with their New England style chowder. Southern ...

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SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Salt Kitchen & Bar at Hotel LBI serves as the main restaurant for the luxury hotel. Upscale dining, driven by the bounty of local farmers and fisherman, this is fast becoming the newest tradition while visiting the island. Taste and see what they have in store for ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - The Ocean County Center for Culinary Arts, Cuisine on the Green at Atlantis will be under the creative seafood tent again this year! Forever fresh and local, their soup will feature fresh caught fare right from Viking Village in Barnegat Light with fresh herbs right form ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Meet Returning Competitor Chicken or the Egg. With chunky and flavorful chowder, the CHEGG is no stranger to the Chowderfest champion list. This Beach Haven hot spot is known for their wings, but are also recognized for their award winning Manhattan and New England ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Meet the Rookies – Bread & Brine from 19 Main Street in Hastings on Hudson, NY. Invitational competitors known for their unique Down East cuisine, this is your chance to sample the talents of New York’s Bread & Brine and their inspired fresh seafood chowder. Sample ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ -  Meet The Black Whale Bar & Fish House! The Black Whale Bar & Fish House delivers award winning Chowder and is part of the Tide Table Group of restaurants that includes: Ship Bottom Shellfish, Mud City Crab House, Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House, Bird & ...

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STAFFORD - The weather was perfect but the Ocean County Irish Festival still drew a large crowd on Saturday, September 7 at the Manahawkin Lake Park. The event has been hosted the past three years by the fairly new Ocean County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh club.   The great bands performing ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Meet Bistro 14! Located in Bay Village in the heart of Beach Haven, Bistro 14 is Long Beach Island’s only bistro. Bistro 14 offers a french-inspired menu with an award winning raw bar. This year’s Chowderfest they will be serving up their Manhattan chowder, which has won ...

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FORKED RIVER, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce announced that their September Women in Business Roundtable will be held on Tuesday September 24 at Every Bloomin' Thing Florist, located at 9 Lacey Road in Forked River. The morning meeting begins at 10 a.m. and will feature ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The 2017 & 2018 Manhattan Chowder grand prize winner Lefty’s Tavern will be back again ready to bring home another title. Chef Oscar Morera and the Saropoulos Family first competed in 2012 and after securing back to back wins, they have no intention of surrendering their ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Celebrate with Chowda! The Maschals of Country Kettle Chowda have helped to shape the history of Chowderfest and of LBI.  Country Kettle Chowda is the longest running competitor, entering for their 31st year! “Every year we give it 200%! The whole family comes together from ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Doing business in the Long Beach Island Region gets a boost this fall with local programs that will fit every schedule. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites businesses to connect after a busy summer season starting with an information packed September ...

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STAFFORD - On Tuesday, hundreds of people stopped by the Stafford Firehouse on Stafford Avenue to pay their respects to the memory of a great man who died way too young. Timothy Kohlheim owner of Shore Fire Grille, with locations in Manahawkin and Surf City was killed in a tragic motor vehicle ...

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STAFFORD - It’s time for Reynold's Annual “Good Ol’ Days Sale” on Saturday, August 31. Shoppers will find savings of up to 75% OFF Home Accessories, Furniture, Outdoor Decor, Jewelry, Lamps, Plant Material, Baby Clothes, Women’s Clothing (Hobo, Nic+Zoe, Habitat, Cut Loose, NYDJ, Liverpool, ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Ocean Chamber Association, a NJ 501c3 Non Profit; (SOCA) was established to provide resources to advance small business and nonprofit entities throughout the Long Beach Island region. The organization presented Parker’s Army with a donation for $1000 to further advance ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township and neighboring communities spent Friday shaken by the sad news of the passing of local businessman Timothy Kohlheim on Thursday night.  Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim, was not only a successful business owner and family man, but also one who always ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Last night, our community lost a very special one of our own. Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim, was not only a successful business owner and family man, but also one who always lend a helping hand whenever someone in our community needed it.  At approximately 9:30 p.m. on ...

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