Margate

Margate Residents Say Hands-Off Approach to Juvenile Crime Not Working

Disruptive teens still a problem in Margate. Some say it’s only getting worse. What will Mayor Becker do? Listen to the podcast. Residents of Shore Club and Ivory Beach Condominiums in Margate addressed the Mayor and City Commissioners on Oct 20. Representing well over 100 condo owners, homeowners are pleading with the Mayor for help. …

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Margate 3rd Floor Decks, Rental Insurance Mandates, Higher Homes

Time to finally modify Margate City ordinance. For past 3 years, Margate consistently approved variance applications for 3rd floor decks which are currently not permitted. 3rd floor decks: Not in back yards, only in front. Certain design criteria must be met. Must face street. No side or rear yard decks. Must be substantially smaller than …

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Spotlight on Downbeach Deli in Margate

The must-visit eatery at 8 South Essex Ave. in Margate. Downbeach Deli is one of Absecon Island’s favorite places to eat. We love their dinner specials. Delectable – Your Favorite Kosher and Non-Kosher Deli Fresh and flavorful deli favorites for over 30 years. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Daily Specials. Specialty bagel sandwiches & spreads. Fresh …

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Bocca Margate Owner Freedman Invests in Atlantic City Cannabis Business

Starting a legal marijuana business in Atlantic City is now much easier. Just ask Bocca Margate owner, Lou Freedman. Thanks to Atlantic City’s new ‘Green Zone’, Freedman and his partners at Legal Distribution LLC had their application approved on Oct 18. Freedman wants to operate a micro dispensary at 3112 Atlantic Ave in Atlantic City. …

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Margate OK’s Lamberti Liquor License, County Court System

During the recent Margate Commissioners meeting, the city approved renewal of an alcoholic beverage license held by Lamberti Margate LLC. Renewal was approved by Margate PD and the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. After years of slow progress, the Lamberti’s restaurant construction project along the bay at 9707 Amherst Ave. is far from …

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Margate Flood & Public Employee Health Insurance Costs to Skyrocket

Margate CFO Lisa McLaughlin: Employee health insurance rates… get ready for a substantial increase of over 20%. Why the price hike? According to McLaughlin, it’s all due to mounting health insurance claims that Margate employees are submitting. The majority of (health insurance) carriers have declined to quote on us because of our loss ratio. Margate …

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When Will Overhaul of Lucy The Elephant be Completed?

The structural & cosmetic overhaul of Lucy the Elephant in Margate should have been be completed by now. Margate resident & expert drone operator, Ron T. Brown, took his DJI Mavic 3 and did some investigating. This was filmed on Sept 29, 2022. Watch video. The $2.2 million restoration project started more than a year ago. …

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Margate Planning Board Says NO to 9711 Atlantic Ave Sub-Division

Building homes for maximum profit and ease of sale is not a concern of the board. So says Margate Planning Board Chairman, Rich Patterson. Making more money faster, is not a reason for requesting a variance. Issue at hand: Developer in process of converting 19, one bedroom units into 6 townhomes. Owner recently decides they …

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Fool Moon Theater at Margate Community Church

Fool Moon Theatre going back to it’s roots. A brand new 2022 season planned at the Margate Community Church. Fool Moon Theatre Company ALMOST, MAINE (Almost Perfect Tales of Love) by JOHN CARIANI Welcome to Almost, Maine, a place that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States. It’s almost in Canada. And …

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Blessing of Animals at Margate Community Church

A special service for the Blessing of the Animals. Families are encouraged to bring their well-behaved pets. October 3rd, 1:00 pm Margate Community Church. 8900 Ventnor Parkway. After a brief service of worship, there will be individual blessing for each animal present. There will also be a moment of silence for pets who are unfortunately …

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See Pics: Margate Fall Funfest by the Bay, 2022

It was great weather, all weekend, for the 2022 edition of Margate’s Funfest by the Bay. The Margate Business Association puts on the 2 day event along Amherst Ave. We spotted Miss Atlantic County, Margate’s Brooke Feldman signing autographs. String bands were strutting. Live music & kid shows. Plenty of vendors. Ray Scott’s Dock was …

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Downbeach Pickleball Update Fall 2022

Andrew Miles is the Director of Recreation for Margate. According to Miles, local pickleball activity had some growing pains over the past few months. Even so, most Margate players were very happy with how things turned out for pickleball during the Summer of 2022. To deal with growing crowds, Margate and Ventnor both implemented a …

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Margate Fall Funfest Along Bay, Sept 24 & 25, 2022

The Margate Fall Funfest By The Bay, was started in 1998 by Margate Business Association founder and president, Joseph Tozzi. Margate’s FREE Fall Funfest By The Bay. September 24 – September 25 The event, held annually on Amherst Ave, has grown to crowds of 20,000+. The event gives a boost to local businesses and showcases Margate’s natural beauty. 110 booths and …

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