Things to do and see
Things to do and see on and around Long Beach Island
Bowker’s South Beach Grill is located in Holgate at the southernmost end of the boulevard Continue reading
Throughout the summer season and especially in the fall, you can hear the Roar of Jersey skiff and Garvey races on on the bay. Continue reading
I’m not sure how old this photo is. Given the boat in the foreground and condition of the image, I think the photo might have been in the 1950’s.
The A.J. Meerwald visited Beach Haven in 2012.
The Beach Haven Public Library is a small library and a museum.
The Pearl Street Market offers coffee, slushies, prepared meals, sandwiches and breakfast.
The Show Place Ice Cream Parlor is a unique ice cream place with a 1900’s flavor. It is staffed by actors and actresses from the adjacent Surflight Theater. If you go, be prepared to sing a show tune for your ice cream. It’s a great place to take the kids or go for a date (although your date might never forgive you for being pulled into the entertainment) Continue reading
The Acme was one of the hottest bars on LBI during the 1970’s.
The Ketch was once the Acme Hotel, Bar and Restaurant. During it’s heyday it was a favorite of celebrities such as Babe Ruth. It was also allegedly a speakeasy during prohibition. When the revenuers were on their way, the stash of not so legal booze could be dropped into the bay. Continue reading
The Ketch has a long history with Long Beach Island. Today it is a restaurant and a night club with teen nights.
In my late teens, I purchased a small sailboat from a neighbor. However, because of a bad design of the joint between the hull and he deck, it had a nasty tendency to take on water.