Like Clockwork, Belmar’s Magical Garden Springs into Another Growing Season

March 16, 2018

Anyone interested in becoming part of this year’s Magical Garden community can stop by today, March 17, from 9 to 10 a.m. The garden is located behind the 15th Avenue playground at the corner of E Street.

BELMAR, NJ — For Belmar’s community gardeners, it’s time to fling open the doors on the greenhouse tucked behind the 15th Avenue playground. Spring is right around ...

Lake Como Couple to Thank ‘Heroes’ Involved in Fire that Ravaged Home

LAKE COMO, NJ — It has been a month since flames ripped through the second floor of Tom and Teresa Meehan’s Ripley Lane home on a bitterly cold and blustery afternoon.

After spending the weeks since the January 5 blaze getting their lives back to some state of normalcy, the couple now wants to thank the dozens of first-responders, neighbors and friends who gave selflessly of ...

For the Belmar Holiday Scrapbook: Children Capture the ‘True Meaning of Christmas’ in Story and Song

BELMAR, NJ — On a quiet Sunday evening in December, a group of families gathered at the new Belmar Community Center to celebrate the Christmas season.

But they didn’t come with gifts or to enjoy a festive meal. Instead, adults and children filled the nave of the former First United Methodist Church to answer this question in story and song: What does Jesus have to do with ...

Save on Tickets for Belmar’s 10th Annual Restaurant Tour Through December 31

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s 10th Annual Restaurant Tour, featuring five hours of food sampling at the borough's top eateries, will be held on Sunday, March 11.

More than 30 restaurants are participating in the tour, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free shuttle service will be available throughout the day, with Belmar Plaza at 800 Main Street — just a short walk ...

Make Sure to 'Light Up' Tonight for Lake Como’s Holiday Decorating Contests

LAKE COMO, NJ — Beginning tonight at 6 o'clock, judging will take place for the borough’s “Light Up Lake Como” holiday decorating contest.

The mayor and council will tour the borough in a trolley in search of the best holiday displays on homes and businesses. While prizes will be awarded to the winners in the home decorating contest, the top business will receive a ...

Lake Como’s Holiday Hot Sheet: 'Light Up' Decorating Contests, Borough T-Shirts

LAKE COMO, NJ — From holiday decorating contests for homes and businesses to where to buy Lake Como T-shirts, here is the latest news you can use during this holiday season in Lake Como.

‘Light Up Lake Como’ Set for December 21


Beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, judging will be conducted for the borough’s “Light Up Lake Como” holiday ...

The Center Square Thrift Shop to Officially Mark Move to Belmar’s Main Street on Saturday

BELMAR, NJ — The Center Square Thrift Shop will hold a grand reopening at its new location — 800 Main Street — on Saturday, December 9.

The store, which bills itself as the “not your ordinary” thrift shop, recently moved from 707 10th Avenue, near the Belmar Train Station.

The public is invited to a 1 p.m. ribbon-cutting celebration at the boutique-style shop, ...

Belmar’s Main Street Experience Gets Downtown in the Holiday Spirit

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s shopping district was bustling with activity on Saturday evening with the Third Annual Main Street Experience.

Nearly 60 stores, restaurants and vendors participated in the December 2 event, which brought visitors into town to shop, ride on a trolley, enjoy outdoor entertainment and even grab a cup of cocoa in Pyanoe Plaza, which glistened with its holiday ...

Ring in the Holidays Today at Lake Como Tree Lighting Celebration

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como is set to turn on the holiday lights in front of borough hall at 6 p.m. today, December 2.  But the borough also hopes attendees will venture inside the building to get a gift tag from the giving tree that's on display in the lobby.

For nearly 30 years, the giving tree has been a borough tradition — a way to make the holidays brighter this ...

Lake Como Giving Tree is Way to Make Holidays Brighter for Children in Community

LAKE COMO, NJ — The holiday tree placed each year in the lobby of the Lake Como Borough Hall is more than just for decoration. Placed among the ribbons and shiny ornaments are gift tags to make the holidays brighter for 12 children in the borough.

The giving tree has been a borough tradition for nearly 30 years and will continue as long as there is a need, said Deputy Borough Clerk Amy ...

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