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Business & Finance

January 28, 2023

ASBURY PARK, NJ — BarCo Brands, the restaurant group behind Deal Lake Bar + Co. in Loch Arbour, has announced its plans for the Langosta Lounge Pavilion which it will officially take ownership of on February 7.         After 14 years, Marilyn Schlossbach will be departing from her businesses on ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Midnight Candle Company, located at 1108 Main Street, recently invited students with special needs from Point Pleasant Borough High school to make their very own candles.  Midnight Candle Company was established in 1994, but has had its space in Belmar since 2018. Sole owner and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Those looking to learn how to play the bass or purchase a meticulously handcrafted one can look no further than Ryan Thompson Bass, located at 1006 1/2 Main Street in Belmar.  Since 2006, music instructor and self-taught luthier Ryan Thompson has been operating his music school, ...

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BELMAR & LAKE COMO, NJ — Sunday, January 8 is the final day for residents to submit their local receipts for TAPinto’s “Shop Local” beach badge giveaway.  Beach badges will be awarded to the three people who supported the most Belmar and Lake Como businesses between November 25 and December ...

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BELMAR & LAKE COMO, NJ — Since November 25, TAPinto has been sponsoring a "Shop Local for the Holidays" campaign, and giving away seasonal Belmar beach badges.  Beach badges will be awarded to the three people who supported the most Belmar & Lake Como businesses between November 25 and ...

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BELMAR & LAKE COMO, NJ — With New Year’s Eve this Saturday, some might find the number of celebrations overwhelming. Those looking to end 2022 with a bang shouldn’t fret, however, because TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como has created a guide of five local bars residents and visitors can go to usher in ...

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BELMAR, NJ - Those who stroll down Main Street around this time of year will find it hard to miss the dazzling train display set up in Taylor Hardware’s front window. As it does every year, the hardware store at 914 Main Street has embraced the holiday season with its locally-beloved, and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For its 17th year, the Beach Music Studios Holiday Party is returning once again, but to a new venue this time around. Over the years, the party has been held in a number of locations including The Stone Pony, this year, however, folks will be able to rock for a great cause at the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The WindMill, the award-winning hotdog chain, is now under new ownership. The Jersey Shore staple has sold hotdogs, cheese fries and more to residents since the 1960s, and what once was a single shop now has five different locations in Monmouth County. However, after the recent ...

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BELMAR, NJ - TAPinto is sponsoring a "Shop Local for the Holidays" Campaign, and giving away Seasonal Belmar Beach Badges. HOW IT WORKS: Support local Belmar & Lake Como businesses between Black Friday, November 25th 2022 and Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24th 2022. Be sure to get ...

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Parsippany, NJ – Delta Dental of New Jersey (DDNJ) announced today that it is teaming up with VSP Vision Care, the only national not-for-profit vision benefits company, to launch DeltaVision. The partnership will provide a convenient “one-stop shopping” experience for group vision and dental ...

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BELMAR, NJ—TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como is proud to announce it is expanding.  Building off of the success of our current digital news platform, we will start offering local news in Asbury Park with TAPinto Asbury Park. Unfortunately, there are no news outlets that cover Asbury Park on a daily ...

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BELMAR NJ, — Whether it's a vinyl record spinning or an up-and-coming band jamming, when you walk by Lofidelic Records on Main Street you’ll be sure to hear some groovy music coming from the shop.  Lofidelic Records, named after lo-fi music quality and ‘delic,’ referring to psychedelic and ...

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NEPTUNE CITY, NJ—Meta Movement celebrated its grand opening today with family, friends and local elected officials.  The practice is now officially open for patients seeking care that “looks to make a difference in the community by encouraging the pursuit of physical therapy beyond ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Not many people will be able to walk into Sweet!, the award-winning bakery located at 702 10th Avenue, without walking out with a box of something delicious. For 11 years, Sweet! has been satisfying the sweet tooth of Belmar residents and out-of-towners alike. With homemade delicacies ...

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BELMAR, NJ—TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como announced that it recorded 50,114 page views during the month of September. This is the first time since new ownership took over the site that it has crossed the 50K level. While other daily print publications have drifted away from local stories, and social ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For the last nine months, the Stay Gold Cafe and Lounge, known by locals as simply “Stay Gold,”  has been operating with its newest owner, Erica Santiago. Santiago recently shared with TAPinto how the cafe’s done since she joined, and where it's headed.  The Stay Gold is located at ...

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BELMAR, NJ— After another busy and beautiful Labor Day Weekend, Belmar’s summer season has come to an end, only to kick off the long-awaited ‘locals’ summer.’ While the beaches saw plenty of visitors, Belmar businesses also saw their share of success over the holiday weekend, and look forward to ...

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BELMAR, NJ— As summer season comes to an end, Belmar officials and businesses have been preparing for what is expected to be a busy Labor Day Weekend, with forecasts showing clear skies on Friday and Saturday. From fireworks to five-mile runs, the weekend is set to be an eventful one, not to ...

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BELMAR, NJ—TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como is proud to announce the arrival of Jack Slocum to our staff.  The 23 year old is formerly a reporter for The Coast Star where he has covered both Belmar and Lake Como, as well as surrounding towns including Brielle, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, Brick ...

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BELMAR, NJ—When you think of Eastern Lines on Ocean Avenue, you would not think it has any connection to a rare coins business that had locations as far away as Bayonne.  But in reality, a boom in silver prices in 1980 led to what is today the only surf shop in Belmar, and one of the most popular ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Success in business can be defined in various ways.  For some, it is the obvious desire to make money. For others, it is recognition and acclimation.  For Lea DeLoy, success is defined by investing in the people on her team by providing them with the tools to become financially ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Fourth of July weekend is very important for businesses in Belmar.  It is one of the big weekends for businesses to take advantage of the large numbers of people at the shore.  Rob Giuliani of Playa Bowls said, “We saw record-breaking sales across many of our locations.  So glad we ...

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NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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BELMAR—The much anticipated new Target on Route 35 in Wall is now open.  The store takes the place of Kmart at 1825 Route 35, and is one of almost 2,000 stores nationwide.  The original opening date was scheduled for May 15th. The store will be open 7am-10pm Monday to Friday, and 8am-10pm on ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Barbara Iglay was a much beloved businesswoman and leader in the  Belmar Community, and the outpouring of residents to pay their respects at Reilly Bonner Funeral Home on May 23, 2022 was a visible recognition of how much she meant to the town. She founded Don’s Pizza King with her ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Today is National Donut Day and Main Street Donuts is busy filling orders and servicing walk in customers.  Donuts, gluten-free donuts, towers, bouquets and cakes are all on the menu. Joe Rizzuto, owner of Main Street Donuts since 2018 said, “The bestselling donut is the Holy Cannoli, ...

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Jersey Mike's Subs will open a new location on the boardwalk at the Belmar Pavilion at 1001 Ocean Avenue on Friday, May 20. The sub shop will occupy the space previously rented by 10th Avenue Freeze Out.  This will be the second Jersey Mike's in Belmar.  The other existing location is at 500 Main ...

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WAYNE, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Wayne grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, ...

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I am excited to announce that I am the new Owner and Editor of TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como. Ms. Cathy Goetz did an amazing job these past few years building the site with great reporting on both towns.  We look forward to building on that strong foundation. I had the honor to serve as Mayor of ...

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