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Margate Fall Funfest 2014 This Weekend

Celebrate the start of fall with two full days of amusements, entertainment, crafts and food. Stretching 6-blocks along Amherst Avenue, Fall Funfest will feature amusements rides, back bay boat tours, Ray Scott Dock’s “Wetland Wonderland” marine educational exhibit, a live web cam of a recently rescued seal pup (thanks to the Marine Mammal Stranding Center!), and …

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Downbeach Foodie Favorite: Ventura’s Greenhouse

Ventura’s Greenhouse The history of the Greenhouse goes back approximately 100 years. Early 1900: A six room apartment house. 1932: During prohibition it was known as a speakeasy. Late 30’s & early 40’s: A tavern serving patrons such as the notorious Dillinger and friends. 1950’s to present day: the most popular summer spot in town …

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Becker, Taube, Amodeo announce run for Margate Commission

MARGATE – Mayor Michael Becker, City Commissioner Brenda Taube and former New Jersey Assemblyman John Amodeo announced their plan to run as a team for Margate City Commission Wednesday, Sept. 10 at the foot of Lucy the Elephant. Becker and Taube, who is commissioner of Public Works, were elected in 2011 and are pursuing their …

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Margate Citizens Questioning the Beach Project

MCQBP Co-Executive Director Dan Gottlieb’s remarks at the Commission Meeting on the Thursday after the election. Good afternoon…. On behalf of Margate Citizens Questioning the Beach Project, I would first like to extend my thanks to all the voters of Margate for the great turnout on Tuesday. It speaks clearly to just how important this …

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Citizens group to hold meeting about Margate dunes project

MARGATE – The Margate Citizens Questioning the Beach Project will host a free public meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Dominick A. Potena Performing Arts Center, 7804 Amherst Ave. This is the second of two meetings by the group this month. The first was Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Steve and Cookies by the …

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Steve & Cookie’s Dog Show Winners & Pictures. Margate Funfest. Summer 2013!

Organizers report that over 25,000 people jammed Amherst Ave for the 2013 Margate Fall Funfest on  Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29. The Annual 2-day event along the bay featured perfect weather, great food, views, crowds and more……even a Dog Show at Steve & Cookies. Click on pictures to see slide show. Congrats to the winners: Looks …

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Margate group to hold informational dunes meeting

The Margate Citizen’s Questioning Beach Project will hold a public informational meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Dr. Dominick A. Potena Arts Center at Eugene A. Tighe School, 7804 Amherst Ave. The group was formed by resident Daniel Gottlieb with its intent to educate and inform Margate citizens prior to a vote about a …

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