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Hurricane Sandy Bradley Beach Aftermath

We just returned to the house in Bradley Beach for the first time yesterday. Compared to many of the towns from Sandy Hook to Cape May, our town appears to have suffered relatively minor damage. The dunes, which appear to … Continue reading

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Bradley Beach Emergency Notification System

Bradley Beach has teamed up with Avon-by-the-Sea, Neptune City and Neptune Township to set up the “Shore Area Emergency Notification System”. All residents of Bradley Beach can sign up to receive emails, phone calls and text messages for any or … Continue reading

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Beach Boxes Back on Bradley Beach Borough Beaches

It’s a sure sign that Spring has arrived. The Borough has moved the white beach boxes from the storage lot on Main Street to the parking lot at the northern end of Ocean Avenue. Sorry for the alliteration, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Errr…Winter in Bradley Beach

Well, the burst of Spring we experienced the last time I posted was short-lived. We came down to snow this weekend, although we had more snow where we come from up North. The good news is that we had a … Continue reading

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Spring (in January)

It feels like Spring has arrived a little early in Bradley Beach! We were out walking on the beach this morning and it was 61 degrees with a light SW breeze. Maybe, if we can just get another couple of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope 2012 is a great year for everyone! Happy New Year!

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CooL RuNNinGs

There’s a new Jamaican Restaurant called “CooL RuNNinGs” which opened at 123 Main Street where Joey Gia’s Trattoria used to be. I haven’t tried it yet, but I can tell you that the name is a reference to the 1993 … Continue reading

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Discounted Beach Badges

Remember that discounted beach badges for the 2012 season are available at borough hall up until 4pm on Thursday, 12/29/11. These must be purchased in person with cash or check only!

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Almost Christmas

Well, it’s almost Christmas at the shore. The captain just returned from a trip to the Gulf of Mexico, which was also decked out for the holidays, but doesn’t rival his home town. While drinking coffee and eating beignets at … Continue reading

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Holidays at the Beach

I love this time of year at the shore. The weather is nice, although a little chilly, but the sky is clear, the beach is empty and the ocean is as beautiful as ever.

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