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Belmar’s Pyanoe Plaza All Aglow for Holiday Tree Lighting and Santa’s Arrival

December 8, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — Pyanoe Plaza glistened under the glow of thousands of tiny white lights for Belmar’s traditional tree lighting last night — a welcoming beacon for the hundreds who gathered for the festivities just as the skies turned dark.

While the Belmar Elementary School chorus sang lighthearted tunes of the season under the canopy of twinkling luminescence, the growing crowd ...

Santa Rides into Lake Como for Special Visit to ‘Mommy and Me’ Play Group

LAKE COMO, NJ — Santa stopped by Lake Como Borough Hall this week to visit the “Mommy and Me” play group. And while some of the older toddlers immediately recognized the jolly man in his signature red suit, some of the younger children initially didn’t quite know what to do.

But once Santa took his seat with his large bag of goodies in hand, smiles swept across their ...

Children Delight in Lake Como’s Holiday Tree Lighting Festivities

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como’s annual holiday tree lighting last night brought big smiles to the tiniest faces.

Children were among the more than 100 persons gathered at borough hall on December 2 for the festivities, which featured a host of activities just for them, including ornament-making, face-painting, the tree lighting and the highly anticipated visit from Santa ...

From Zelbe’s, Pat's Diner to Vesuvio, Belmar’s History Rich in Palate-Pleasing Destinations

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar has been a diner’s delight for decades. Fried clam sandwiches at Zelbe’s and frankfurters at Sidoroff’s flew off the menus in their heyday.

For the fishermen, bar-goers and insomniacs, Pat’s Diner never closed its doors, while Evelyn’s was the landmark destination for its lobster and cheesecake.

And who can forget the Famous Jim Salad ...

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