Margate Farmers Market Summer Kick-Off; Thurs, June 17, 2021.

Opening day of the 2021 Margate Farmers Market: Thurs, June 17 (8:30a -11:30a.). Browse, savor and enjoy. Right behind Steve and Cookies on Amherst Ave. Over 30 New Jersey farmers and small food vendors. A visual and aromatic feast. Farm tables brimming with South Jersey’s freshest, in-season fruits and vegetables. But wait, there’s more. The …

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Will Bocca Outdoor Expansion Affect Public Safety Response Time?

Essex Ave homeowners are questioning Margate Commissioner, John Amodeo about the planned Bocca street take-over. It’s a 90 day shutdown of Essex Ave. This will allow Bocca Restaurant to expand their summer business. How will this affect response time for police, fire and ambulance? Plenty of safety concerns from Essex Ave neighbors. A few extra …

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Ventnor Pickleball Court Guidelines Summer 2021

Pickleball might be the fastest growing sport around. Especially in towns like Ventnor. So much so, city officials need to find ways to expand court availability. What the heck is Pickleball? Well, it’s feels and looks like a much larger version of ping-pong. Tennis requires more stamina and physical strength. It can get pricey too. …

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Margate Readies for 90 Day, Essex Ave Shut Down for Private Business

Richard Deaney, Business Administrator for Margate just issued a press release about the upcoming shutdown of Essex Ave for 3 months. Mayor Becker and Commissioners Amodeo & Blumberg recently approved a summer long expansion into the streets, for the Bocca Restaurant business, starting June 15. Contact Mr Deaney for more details. 609-822-0432 The ongoing COVID-19 …

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Absecon Island Community Group Wants Sober Living Home Regulation

Sober-living homes becoming bigger issue for many South Jersey shore towns, especially in Ventnor and Atlantic City. To be clear, these facilities do good work. They’re needed. But what about safety, neighborhood home values and local code violations? Coalition of Absecon Island Communities issued press release. Some excerpts:                      Collection of Absecon Island community groups: St. Leonard’s Association …

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Woman Rescued, Jackson Ave Sinkhole Near Ventnor Outfall Work.

At approx 4pm on Tues, June 8, a woman walking along Ventnor beach found herself waist deep in a watery sinkhole. Luckily, a good Samaritan witnessed her plight. He waded thru numerous sink holes himself to rescue the shaken woman. Current construction work upgrading Jackson Ave outfall pipe. Could be likely culprit for hidden beach …

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Margate Commissioner Not Worried About Summer Long, Bocca Street Takeover.

Margate Commissioner John Amodeo not really worried about Bocca Restaurant taking over Essex Ave….again. Amodeo can take the heat from Margate neighbors. Many of them, non-voting homeowners. Blocking access to the public street where many live. Major safety concerns. Quality of neighborhood life negatively affected for the good of a retail business. Why is a …

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Barby’s Salon in Ventnor: Boosting The Beauty of Downbeach.

A dramatic boost in Downbeach beauty. Stunning ladies. Beautiful women. Everywhere you turn. What gives? Pretty sure Barby’s Salon in Ventnor played a role in that. Permanent Make-up. Microblading. Powder brows. Lip Blush. Eyelash Extensions. Eyeliner Enhancement. Skin Treatments. Nails. Haircut and Color. Hair Removal. Professional Make-up. Manicures. Pedicures. Watch Video. Barby’s Salon offers the …

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VIDEO: Downbeach Biking on Ventnor & Atlantic City Boardwalks

Another Le Tour de Downbeach bike ride in the books for June 6, 2021. A leisurely ride down the Ventnor and Atlantic City Boardwalks. A perfect day for a bike ride with a few hundred of your friends. Watch video as the bicyclists cruise the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Everyone ending up behind Tomatoes on Amherst …

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Do Not Disrespect The Geator, Jerry Blavat and Memories in Margate

Watch Video. Memories in Margate had a spectacular Memorial Day weekend 2021. Huge crowds and people waiting in line to celebrate the re-opening without mask and social distance restrictions. Sadly, Memorial Day Weekend 2021 at Memories in Margate featured situations that were never experienced before. The Geator: Last weekend, I was surprised to find a …

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Dorset Ave Business District in Ventnor Ready For PJ Buckets Seafood

Lotta folks saying it’s exactly what Ventnor needed. A new eatery that specializes in fresh seafood. Especially authentic seafood boils. PJ Buckets. Now Open at 115 Dorset Ave, near Custards Last Stand Ice Cream in Ventnor. See menu below. Seafood Boils are a distinctive, regional variation of seafood, corn, potatoes and sausage, cooked in a …

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Downbeach Turtle and Terrapin Talk. Patrolling Margate Causeway.

Kim Lull is from the Margate Terrapin Rescue Project. Saving these back bay creatures is job #1 for Kim, especially during the month of June. This is when mama terrapins try to cross the Downbeach Express in order to lay their eggs. Many don’t make it across. Want to learn more about the Margate Terrapin …

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Margate Homeowners Question Bocca Essex Ave Take-Over

Jay Weintraub from the MHA, Margate Homeowners Association, sent the following email to our 3 Margate Commissioners. Last summer, I applauded measures taken by our Commissioners. Helping our Margate businesses make it through a terrible time. Blocking Essex Ave was a great idea during a time Bocca needed help. I understand that a Consent Agenda …

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