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Lake Como Strives to Strike Balance Between Summer Visitors, Year-Round Residents

May 28, 2017

LAKE COMO, NJ — For a small Jersey Shore community with no beachfront, Lake Como is still right in the middle of all the summer action, particularly on the weekends.

And that’s because of several major factors: Some of its streets serve as main arteries for vehicles getting to and from Belmar’s Ocean Avenue less than one-half mile away. Its population of 1,700 swells ...

It's Memorial Day Weekend, Here is the Entertainment Lineup for Stafford and LBI

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ – It is hard to believe but the unofficial start to the summer season is upon us. Memorial Day weekend kicks off with a lot of opportunities for entertainment and nightlife.

The following is this weekend’s rundown. 

Arlington, 1302 Long Beach Boulevard, Ship Bottom

MATT FISHER Friday 8 p.m.
GREG WARREN Sunday 4 p.m.

Buckalew’s, Long ...

Landmarks Lost in Superstorm Sandy Ready to Reopen Summer 2017

BELMAR, NJ — With Superstorm Sandy fading back in its rearview mirror, Belmar is looking ahead to a summer marked by the return of two iconic boardwalk landmarks lost in that epic storm five years ago.

While the Taylor Pavilion at Fifth Avenue opened earlier this month with a flurry of fanfare, the Rowland Pavilion at 10th Avenue is expected to be ready for operation several weeks after ...

Vendors Get Ready for Start of New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

BELMAR, NJ — The countdown has begun to the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival, which will held from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21 at Belmar’s Silver Lake Park.

With tents already in place around the lake, vendors started arriving on Thursday — a busy early-season beach day, due to the sultry temperatures — to begin their preparations.

The three-day ...

Belmar Beach Boasts ‘Perfect Conditions’ for Return of State Surfing Championships

BELMAR, NJ — Conditions couldn’t have been better for the final day of the 2017 New Jersey State Surfing Championships in Belmar.

Offshore winds produced plenty of waves on May 6 for both professional and amateur surfers who competed in the weekend event, which returned to Belmar’s 16th Avenue beach for the first time in 25 years.

“It was a great weekend filled with ...

Flood Insurance Community Outreach on Saturday in Beach Haven

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The Beach Haven Emergency Management department is hosting an Long Beach Island wide flood insurance community outreach on Saturday, May 6.  

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beach Haven Firehouse, located at the corner of Bay Avenue and Amber Street. 

 

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