Mustache Bill’s is a classic diner in Barnegat Light.Continue reading
Country Kettle Chowda is located in Bay Village in Beach Haven. The store is about the size of a large closet but don’t let that fool you. They have a great selection of red and white chowder as well as bisque.Continue reading
Howard’s Seafood Restaurant has been serving great seafood since 1950. It is one of the few restaurants with a water view.
A railroad once ran to Long Beach Island. Once on the island, the tracks split. One line went north to Barnegat Light and the other went south to Third Street in Beach Haven. You may have wondered about the extra lanes on the boulevard. These were where sidings were for the railroad. When the automobile bridge was opened, the new boulevard followed the railroad. It had to go around the sidings. Today they are simply a place for extra parking.
I saw this coming back from a fishing trip in 2005. It’s not as bad as it seems.
Bonds’ Lifesaving Station in Holgate is now a private residence. Continue reading
The Long Beach Island Fishing Club occupies the old Harvey Cedars Lifesaving Station.
Tucker’s Island was a small community on an island/peninsula just south of Holgate. The island had been inhabited since the late 1700’s. In the 1800’s Rueben Tucker purchased the island and built a home and small tavern. The community grew. Eventually it was about half the size of Beach Haven.
The Silver Sun Mall is located at 3rd Street and the Boulevard in Beach Haven. It houses a variety of small stores selling beach goods, art and clothing. Prior to it’s current incarnation as a mall, the Silver Sun was home to Koseff’s,
The Rutgers University Marine Field Station is housed in the former United States Coast Guard Station Little Egg.