St. Patrick’s Day in Belmar: All is Quiet on Homefront for Holiday

March 17, 2018

BELMAR— After chalking up another successful parade day two weeks ago, Belmar was pleasantly peaceful — relatively speaking — on St. Patrick’s Day.

But it wasn’t lacking in spirit, as businesses in the central shopping district and a handful along Ocean Avenue offered food and drink specials inspired by the celebration of everything Irish.

At Sweet Tease Tea ...

Lots of Irish Eyes Smiling in Belmar and Lake Como

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — When it comes to being Irish, Belmar and Lake Como clearly has what it takes on St. Patrick’s Day.

More residents in both towns claim to have Irish roots — between 26 and 27 percent of their combined 7,560 population — than any other ancestry. That is nearly double the statewide average of 14 percent and outpaces the national average of 10.7 ...

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