Downbeach BUZZ

margate ventnor beach tag

2019 Margate, Ventnor & Longport Beachtag Info

Beachtag info for the Downbeach towns of Ventnor, Margate and Longport. Get ready for Summer 2019. Note: There is a limited number of guarded Downbeach beaches starting Memorial Day weekend. All beaches will be guarded starting July 4th weekend. Remember: Swim only where lifeguards are present. Longport Beach Info Purchase Longport beach badges: 9a. to …

2019 Margate, Ventnor & Longport Beachtag Info Read More »

NJ Transit Atlantic City Rail Line Returns May 12. Limited Service and No Late Night Runs.

After 8 agonizing months, NJ Transit will restart the AC-Philly line on May 12. Limited runs and no more late nights. The new schedule will have only 12 trips per day. There is a NEW early-morning train to Philadelphia when the line re-opens. But we’ll lose a few late-night trains. The latest AC to Philly …

NJ Transit Atlantic City Rail Line Returns May 12. Limited Service and No Late Night Runs. Read More »

Ventnor Welcomes LET’S FACE IT Botox And More

LET’S FACE IT, dedicated to helping others put their “best face forward”. Their master injectors have over 20 years of combined experience with facial aesthetics. Dr. Ave Maria Guerrieri, DNP and Dr. Evamarie Guerrieri, DO are board certified licensed medical practitioners. Both have spent their careers practicing medicine in the emergency department. This experience taught …

Ventnor Welcomes LET’S FACE IT Botox And More Read More »

Margate, Ventnor & Brigantine Face Merger or Elimination of School District

New Jersey towns including Margate, Ventnor and Brigantine are facing potential school district merger or elimination. The chickens have come home to roost, and NJ State Senator Steve Sweeney is leading the charge. NJ State Senator Sweeney’s Path to Progress plan. It’s a doozy. Much needed tough love. Sweeney: “The goal is to eliminate the …

Margate, Ventnor & Brigantine Face Merger or Elimination of School District Read More »

New Jersey Supports Risky Wind Turbines, Ignores Nuclear Power Benefits

Will New Jersey consider supporting all forms of clean, efficient and safe power…like nuclear? Or will the Garden State bet big with taxpayer dollars on the still risky solar and wind power solutions? This non-partisan issue is covered in a recent New York Times editorial titled: Nuclear Power Can Save the World To be sure, …

New Jersey Supports Risky Wind Turbines, Ignores Nuclear Power Benefits Read More »

New Short-Term Rental Taxes: Good News For Realtors, Bad News for AirBnB and VRBO.

Looks like those looking for a weekly summer rental in Margate or Ventnor are trying to avoid online rental sites like Airbnb, VRBO and Home-Away. These companies have been forced to tack on new fees for 2019. According to emerging reports, this could add up to $800 to your weekly rate. Your mileage may vary. …

New Short-Term Rental Taxes: Good News For Realtors, Bad News for AirBnB and VRBO. Read More »

Beach Building, Sand Pumping & Over-Development Bad For Jersey Shore Fishing Business

Fishing, marine life and environmental tourism being negatively affected along the South Jersey shoreline. No one is doing a study on the negative impact of dredging, beach replenishment, outfall pipes, and dune building. Stockton Coastal Research Center in cahoots with ACOE, Army Corp of Engineers? Audio clips from Shep on Fishing radio show. Jan. 26, …

Beach Building, Sand Pumping & Over-Development Bad For Jersey Shore Fishing Business Read More »

Arrest Made in New Year’s Eve AirBnB Shooting Incident

On Thursday January 24 2019, after a three-week long investigation into the shooting incident that left a 26-year-old male from Hillside NJ wounded, an arrest has been made. The incident occurred on January 1, 2019, at a New Year’s Eve party at a residence on the beach block of Vassar Square Avenue in Ventnor. Late …

Arrest Made in New Year’s Eve AirBnB Shooting Incident Read More »

Pondering Downbeach Dual Agency Real Estate Issues.

Dual agency. This is where the same real estate agent/brokerage, represents both the buyer and seller, in the same real estate transaction. Huh? Dual Agency is legal in many states, like new Jersey. Is it good or bad? And just what the heck is it ? Single-Agent Dual Agency: agent represents both a buyer and…

Shep on fishing atlantic city flounder stripers wind farms turbines

South Jersey Fishing Report. Wind Turbines, Flounder.

Listen to audio clips from Shep on Fishing. South Jersey Fishing Report. WOND Radio. Jan. 5, 2019. Topics include the pros and cons of offshore wind turbines, Flounder regulations for Summer 2019. Show notes: Special guest: Eleanor Bohanek, PHD Rutgers. New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council Bucktail Willie: Dredgers, trawlers, commercial fishermen gonna get hurt by …

South Jersey Fishing Report. Wind Turbines, Flounder. Read More »

Municipal Transparency. Can Margate, Ventnor & Longport Learn From Ocean City?

With close to 75% of Jersey Shore taxpayers unable to vote, should towns like Margate, Ventnor & Longport at least provide greater levels City government transparency? While that answer should clearly be yes, there are still some towns that still make big decisions with very little public awareness. Some in city government claim to be …

Municipal Transparency. Can Margate, Ventnor & Longport Learn From Ocean City? Read More »

Army Corp & NJDEP Avoids 75% of Taxpayers, Schedules Meeting for Sept. 12

The #1 cause of Downbeach storm damage will finally get some attention. Back bay flooding. Too bad most will miss the meeting. This critical meeting has been scheduled for a time (Sept. 12) when 2nd homeowners will not be here. That’s 75% of Margate, Ventnor & Longport taxpayers. Gone for the season. Back Bay Flood Risk Management …

Army Corp & NJDEP Avoids 75% of Taxpayers, Schedules Meeting for Sept. 12 Read More »

Ventnor Homeowner Zoning Showdown. Fighting to Preserve St. Leonard’s Tract.

Ventnor Homeowners in St. Leonard’s Tract are fighting back. Opposed to the use of something called ‘spot-zoning’. A controversial, sometimes shady tactic to get around current land-use rules and zoning regulations. Neighbors fear Commissioner Lance Landgraf will soon ‘spot-zone’ one of Ventnor’s most historic neighborhoods along the Boardwalk. VIDEO: ‘Lance, you are spot-zoning for Gelman …

Ventnor Homeowner Zoning Showdown. Fighting to Preserve St. Leonard’s Tract. Read More »

Scroll to Top
X
X