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“C’mon back to the Chatterbox,” Aimee Repici
HOMEMADE SOUPS AND CHOWDER
An American Classic Since 1937!
French onion, clam chowder and more. SEAFOOD COMBINATION Shrimp, scallops, crabcake and flounder. DINNER PLATTERS Try a 14-ounce T-bone steak, broiled pork chops, veal parmesan, spaghetti with meatballs, honey-dipped chicken, and more. SALADS Chicken caesar salad, chef’s salad, and a jumbo garden salad. Tuna, turkey or chicken salad, pattie platter or a fruit fantasy. BURGERS The famous “Chatter Burger,” is six ounces of fresh beef, bacon, lettuce, tomato and cheddar cheese with fries and coleslaw. SANDWICHES Buffalo chicken cheesesteak, chicken parmesan, classic BLT, turkey breast, cheesesteaks, meatball subs, and much more. BREAKFAST
FBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $4-$14 FTable Service FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FStreet Parking FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? IT’S the Mediterranean building on the corner of 9th and Central, in the center of town. And it’s pink; hard to miss. WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Chatterbox is an American Classic; first-class food, served by a friendly staff in an atmosphere that conjures images of Ward and June Cleaver. The Chatterbox is an Ocean City treasure – a link to the simpler times, carefree days and yummy food of days gone by. And it’s still the good old days at the Chatterbox. The food is great and they have no trouble handling big parties (they have an extra dining room). The Chatterbox has something for everybody – simply prepared and simply delicious good old-fashioned American fare. Try their burgers, or a
savory dinner entrée, including butterfly shrimp, sea scallops, flounder, crabcakes and a catch of the day. They also serve T-bone steaks, pork chops, raviolis, chicken parm, ham steak with pineapple and a big favorite – liver and onions. And the desserts are heavenly. The Chatterbox also serves breakfast at 7am with bagels, eggs, pancakes, waffles and all kinds of yummy stuff. For lunch there’s wraps, clubs, salads, buffalo wings everything you’d expect from a classic American restaurant. Plus our favorite – milkshakes. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? CHATTERBOX is open year-round, and later with outside seating in the summer. You’ll love the mural of Chatterbox from days-gone-by on the wall.
It’s Where the Town Meets!
Eggs, pancakes and waffles, including chocolate chip and fruit-topped (blueberry, peach and more), omelettes, breakfast sandwiches, cinnamon toast, and more. DESSERTS Hot fudge sundaes, banana splits, thick milkshakes, ice cream sodas, pie a la mode, cake, pineapple upside-down cake.
THE CHATTERBOX RESTAURANT q 9th and Central, Ocean City q (609) 399-0113
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“It’s a family affair at Del’s,” Joe Del
Del’s Oceanside Grill The Original Oceanside Eatery Since 1965!
FRESH SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES Jumbo lump crabcakes, French-fried Brazilian lobster tail, New England lobster cake, stuffed soft shell crab, coconut shrimp, steamed shrimp and lots more.
DEL’S FAMOUS STEAK SANDWICHES Try the cheesesteak sub or opt for the just-as-delicious chicken steaks. Served with onions or hot peppers upon request.
BLACK ANGUS BURGERS You name the burger - they have it. There’s a wide variety of burgers at Del’s; One-third of a pound of fresh ground chuck, served with crisp lettuce, tomato and kosher pickle chips.
SURFSIDE SALADS Mandarin chicken, apple walnut, South Philly cheesesteak salad, coconut shrimp, buffalo chicken, the offshore salad, the Key West salad, and a whole lot more.
SIGNATURE SANDWICHES FLunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $3-$16 FTable Service FFamily Friendly FHigh Chairs, Booster Seats FHandicap Accessible
FCash Only, ATM Onsite FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? BOARDWALK between 9th and 10th. Look for the rooftop sign. WHY SHOULD I GO? BACK in the day – 1954 actually – Joe Del’s mom and dad opened a small mom-and-pop sandwich shop in Audubon where they served up steak sandwiches and sold penny candy. In 1965 they made THE MOVE, came to Ocean City and set up shop on the Boardwalk. Remember those carefree days of yore? Surfers were hanging ten on longboards and Del’s was serving up some of the best food in Ocean City. Not much has changed. Sure, there are some ripper groms in the lineup, but those longboards are still in fashion and so is Del’s quality food. Del’s classic steaks and burgers
are still family favorites, but now there’s homemade crabcakes, fresh seafood platters and other new menu items. Want a salad, but afraid you’re going to get rabbit food? No worries, mon. Del’s got the basics for those who enjoy the simpler things in life, but Del’s elevates the salad to a new level for those looking for something innovative. Apple Walnut Salads, Coconut Shrimp and a bunch of other colorful and tasty treats await you at Del’s. Brought the kids to America’s Greatest Family Resort? Of course you did. And Joe Del is ready for you with a welltrained and friendly staff. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? DEL’s is open past Labor Day with an ATM inside the store. Family-friendly, comfortable air-conditioned atmosphere.
Hey, You Never Know Who You’re Gonna See in Ocean City at..
Jamaican jerk chicken sandwich, chipotle BBQ chicken sandwich, chicken parm, grilled buffalo chicken, Key Largo chicken, the Big Misteak (and the Big Chicken Misteak). Add a side of key lime coleslaw.
KID FRIENDLY The staff at Del’s is trained in the art of making sure the entire family is happy.
DEL’S OCEANSIDE GRILL q 934 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-3931 q delsgrillocnj.com
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“We bring the Spirit of Aloha to Ocean City,” Dave Rihl
Hula Restaurant & Sauce Company
It ’s Ono-licious!
APPETIZERS Coconut shrimp, crabcake, firecracker shrimp, fried jumbo oysters. GRILLED AHI PLATE Fresh grilled tuna filet topped with a basil, lemon and butter sauce. COCONUT SHRIMP Six shrimp fried in a light coconut breading and served with orange dipping sauce. HAWAIIAN CHICKEN Marinated breast of chicken glazed with homemade sweet Huli Huli sauce. CRAB CAKES House-made cakes. All meat – no filler. SALMON TERIYAKI Fresh grilled and glazed with sweet teriyaki sauce. SHRIMP SCAMPI A dozen shrimp in a made-to-order wine and garlic butter sauce. PULLED PORK PLATE A heaping mound of slow cooked pork with Hula’s own 3-2-1 Thai BBQ sauce. RED HOOK PALE ALE BEER BATTERED SHRIMP Fried and served with cocktail and tartar. FIRECRACKER SHRIMP Jumbo shrimp, fried and glazed with sweet and spicy sauce.
FServing Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $8-$14 FTable Service FCan Accommodate Large Parties FFamily Friendly FCash Only, ATM Inside
FInside/Outside Seating FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boards, down that little alley between 9th and 10th Streets, on the far end. WHY SHOULD I GO? CHEF/OWNER Dave Rihl is a local boy who traveled the country learning the ins and outs of the restaurant business. He returned home a decade ago and changed the Ocean City restaurant scene when he opened one of the best dining spots in Ocean City - Hula Restaurant and Sauce Company on the Boardwalk. His Hawaiian cuisine was a unique concept for Ocean City, but one bite of the homemade papaya salad dressing and you’ll know why Hula had to expand their operation a few years back. Dave’s recipe of the freshest seafood and produce, mixed
with a generous dash of Hawaiian flair and a whole lot of love makes this restaurant something truly special. Dave’s dishes are prepared using only the best ingredients (you’ll taste this immediately) and served with rice and a salad - not your everyday Boardwalk fare. And the handmade sauces take everything up a notch - you should really take some home (or order a few bottles online). Outside seating is just another reason Hula will become one of your favorite dining spots in Ocean City. Inside, everything’s clean and fresh with a casual Hawaiian decor. And the staff is a cute and charming bunch. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OPEN April till mid-October.
Casual Plate-Lunches on the Boards
THE HULA SALAD Spring mix, tomatoes, onions and cukes, topped with Dave’s papaya seed dressing. HOMEMADE DESSERTS Key lime pie, peanut butter pie, coconut mud bars, fudge brownies, flourless chocolate cake (served with raspberry sauce). THE FAMOUS FRIES With cheese and Hula Teriyaki Sauce HULA SAUCES Hula Salad Dressing, Hula Teriyaki Sauce, Hula BBQ Sauce. Available at the restaurant or online at hulasauces.com.
HULA RESTAURANT & SAUCE COMPANY q 940 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-2400 q hulasauces.com
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“We specialize in seafood, steak and rare fare,” Andy Yoa
Island Grill Seafood and Steak
SALADS Crab salad, grilled shrimp caesar salad, buffalo shrimp salad, roasted garlic chicken salad... FROM THE GRILL Ostrich steak, grilled chicken breast, seasoned pork chops, baby back ribs, surf and turf... SEAFOOD Grilled or fried. Choose from a great selection of fresh seafood, including oysters, flounder, shrimp, scallops, crab cakes, cold water lobster, tilapia and more, expertly prepared. PURELAND PREMIUM BEEF Black Angus beef sure to satisfy even the most discerning beef eater. Cuts include filet mignon, cowboy steaks, porter house, NY strip, skirt steak and tip steaks too. SANDWICHES Try one of the fabulous sandwiches, including crab melts, filet of flounder, grilled chicken, bacon burgers, buffalo chicken, mushroom Swiss burgers, and lots more. SAFARI MENU An exotic array of tasty meats. Call ahead to check availability, but the menu includes antelope, buffalo, perch, pheasant, wild boar, elk, kangaroo, Ostrich, frog legs, snake, moose, venison, alligator,
FServing Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $7-$30 FReservations Recommended FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FTable Service FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? CORNER of First and Atlantic, a block off the beach. WHY SHOULD I GO? WHERE do we begin? Let’s start with the husband and wife team of Andy and Allison Yoa, who opened Island Grill in 1996. Andy graduated from Johnson and Wales University with degrees in food service management and culinary arts. His skillful management of the restaurant, combined with a flair for creating outstanding dishes has made Island Grill a favorite of many locals and visitors. Now let’s talk menu - it’s divine. Starters include buffalo shrimp, steamers and calamari to name a few. There are almost a dozen salads to choose from, each one as tasty as the next and the selection of fresh fish, Alaskan king crab
legs and shrimp are hard to match. There are pasta dishes and sandwiches and if you’re looking for an outstanding cut of beef, Andy offers an incredible selection of steaks. The Safari Menu features exotic cuts from around the globe - ostrich, blackbuck antelope, South Texas antelope, buffalo/bison, Lake Victoria perch, pheasant and more. There’s outdoor seating for lazy summer nights, or a large take out menu if you want to stay in with the family. For the freshest food and a great atmosphere, think Island Grill. Andy and Allison’s goal is to make your meal a memorable one. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? ISLAND Grill specializes in catering and offers both on- and off-site services.
The Freshest Seafood and a Terrific Atmosphere
Kobe and more. KIDS MENU It’s never easy dining out with the little ones, but Island Grill knows how to pull it off with favorites including hot dogs, spaghetti, chicken and more. CATERING Call Island Grill today to talk with their catering specialist and make your next event a memorable one.
ISLAND GRILL q 1000 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 391-9616 q ocnjislandgrill.com
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“Eat in. Take out. Delivery. Ship anywhere in the world,” Jay
SEAFUSION - ONLY AT JAY’S
A Laid-Back Little Place . Serious Crabcakes.
Traditional dishes from the sea - like fish tacos and crab taquitos - updated by Jay and combined with the contemporary flavors and tastes of Ocean City. Eat Strong! THE PERFECT CRABCAKE Jay uses only the freshest Maryland Blue Crab lump meat sautéed to perfection. If you’re looking for filler and bread crumbs you’ve come to the wrong place. Taste it and you will be back for more. Made with an age-old family recipe. CRAB TAQUITO Fresh crab meat, cream cheese, cheddar, and sriracha in a crisp tortilla. LOBSTER BISQUE Fresh lobster, sherry and cream make this bisque an outta-control sensation. Try it in a bread bowl. OLD BAY FRIES An American standard, but with a twist. Not the usual boring fries. CRAB DIP Flounder’s homemade warm Maryland crab dip. A warm blend of crab meat, cheese and spices, over a bed of homemade golden-fried tortilla chips. TUNA BITES TJ’s favorite cajun tuna bites. Fresh ahi
FBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $7-$15 FTable Service FNo Reservations FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC FFree Delivery FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? ASBURY, between 7th and 8th, smack in the middle. WHY SHOULD I GO? JAY’S crabcakes seriously rock. Oh yes. They’re not your run-of-the-mill frozen patty thingies. Oh no. Jay’s crabcakes are delicate and fresh like… like, well, like Jay (okay, Jay’s not that delicate) and they’re made with real lump crabmeat. They’re made from a regional/family recipe from Jay’s Maryland home town and it shows. They’re real honest-togoodness Chesapeake-style crabcakes with great taste. Jay keeps it simple - just really fresh seafood (and more). Try the crabcakes or popcorn shrimp (which the kids like). And the grouper sandwich will just suck you in. Put a little sriracha sauce on it... oh man that’s good.
Don’t go thinking this is a one-trick-pony restaurant. Jay’s has more than just awesome crabcakes. There’s plenty to keep the kids happy and vegetarian dishes too. Smiling service, cute presentation - down-home Ocean City. Jay’s has a cool casual vibe, like Ocean City of old. The counter’s awesome – great place to seat the kids so they can watch the meal unfold. And it’s clean - very important. What kind of food do you want at the Shore? You’re at the beach, you want seafood. You can have pizza and burgers the other 51 weeks of the year. Go to Jay’s. You’ll like it. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? JAY’S delivers AND serves breakfast on the weekends they’ll deliver breakfast too.
Works For Me.
tuna cut into huge chunks and cooked with delicious cajun spices. THE FISH TACO Grilled lemon pepper mahi mahi in their homemade taco shell with lettuce, salsa, cheese and an awesome secret sauce. HUGGY PARMA WRAP Sliced provolone atop tender breaded chicken with hot marinara, rolled in a tasty tortilla. Man that’s good.
JAY’S CRABSHACK q 737 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-4022 q jayscrabshack.com
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“Man can not live by coffee alone. Have a biscotti,” Joan
Ocean City Coffee Company
SINGLE ORIGIN COFFEES Every coffee they sell must pass several taste tests before Ocean City Coffee Company will offer it to you.
FLAVORED COFFEES When it comes to both regular and naturally decaffeinated flavored coffees, they probably have what you’re looking for. But if you think they’re missing something you like, just give a call and they’ll try to add it to the list.
BLENDED COFFEES One of the most rewarding aspects of roasting your own coffee is developing proprietary blends. Their regular and naturally decaffeinated coffees are roasted and blended in a unique way.
OCEAN CITY COFFEE CLUB A great gift from Ocean City for a friend, family or yourself. Each month you WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk, just south of Ninth Street.
FLong Hours FYear Round (nice!) FNoshes FShipping Available FHandicap Accessible FMany Coffee Choices FAccept V, MC & D FSeating Available FOn the Boardwalk
WHY SHOULD I GO? IF YOU’RE into coffee, then Ocean City Coffee Company is the place for you. Don’t waste your time searching the town for your morning cup o’ joe - Heaven knows, most of us are useless without it. And don’t settle for that convenience store mud either. You can easily slide into Ocean City Coffee and grab a hot, steamy, yummy (and organic if you’re into that) cup of coffee. Now get your motor running, head out on the highway, lookin’ for adventure and whatever comes your way. Yeah Darlin’ go and make it happen... oh, so sorry I got carried away, but after a cup of Ocean City Coffee, I feel born to be wild.
Ocean City Coffee carries the finest brews from around the world and roasts them fresh at their Boardwalk shop, in small batches, all week long. Ocean City Coffee promises the freshest, most deeply flavorful cup of coffee possible. You’ll also find eight different pots of fresh brewed coffee every day along with just about any espresso-based drink you can think of. There are over 110 different types of fresh roasted gourmet coffees and many varieties of tea.
receive two pounds of freshly roasted
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THERE are plenty of noshes too, including cookies, biscotti and other goodies. Ocean City Coffee is open year round and they’re happy to ship coffees around the globe.
The perfect gift. Ideal for new homes,
Roasted on the Beach
gourmet coffee delivered directly to your door. Now that’s thoughtful.
celebrating promotions, holiday gift giving, birthdays and more.
OCEAN CITY COFFEE COMPANY q 928 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-5533 q oceancitycoffee.com
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“Go ahead and surf... we’ll cook,” Libby
OC Surf Café
It ’s Always Summertime at the OC Surf Café
A favorite at the cafe, made with the freshest fruits and vegetables.
NOSE RIDER Two farm-fresh eggs any style, two hotcakes and two sausage links or three strips of bacon.
BREAKFAST BURRITO All burritos are served in a 12-inch flour or wholewheat tortilla with egg, cheese and salsa.
GOLDEN BROWN WAFFLES Banana
FRENCH TOAST Made with thick Texas toast dipped in a special batter, grilled to golden brown and dusted with powdered sugar.
TACOS Served with rice, beans, chips, salsa and sour cream. Choose chicken, steak, veggie, more.
FBreakfast and Lunch, 7am to 2pm FPrice Of Entrées: $5-$9 FTable Service FNo Reservations FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC FStreet Parking FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? A BLOCK off the beach on 8th Street, near Atlantic. WHY SHOULD I GO? YOU don’t have to surf to appreciate the surf-inspired menu at OC Surf Café. First off, it’s really fresh. You can see it when your order arrives at your table. The strawberries are red, the pancakes are golden brown, and the fish tacos almost melt in your mouth. The menu at OC Surf was inspired by a love for the sun, sand and surf and an active, outdoor lifestyle. That passion is evident in the careful preparation and colorful presentation. The food at OC Surf Café is “sick!” That means it’s good (surfers have their own lingo). Okay, how ‘bout if we say it’s “awesome?” You know what awesome means, right?
Surf food isn’t complicated – it’s fresh and made from natural ingredients. It’s delicious and tastes great after an early morning dawn patrol. It’s quite good for lunch, too. The café has a menu that works for the whole family. Omelettes, crispy bacon, fresh fruit, Harry and Beans coffee (yum!) and more for breakfast. Salads, tacos and sandwiches for lunch. The expanded menu includes eggs benedict, crabcake burrito, gourmet omelettes, bruschetta burgers, and much more. The decor is bright, tropical and happy and the service is always friendly and prompt. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable, with plasma TVs showing surf videos, artwork from local artists on the wall, a big picture window and attentive, caring owners.
Fresh, Surf-Inspired Cuisine
SALADS The OC Salad has romaine, fresh strawberries, candied pecans, mandarin oranges, red onions, mozzarella cheese and a sweet summer poppy dressing.
HOT SANDWICHES Crabcakes, chicken parmesan, pulled pork, mahi mahi, BBQ beef, grilled chicken, cheese.
OC SURF CAFÉ q 715 8th Street, Ocean City q (609) 391-9555
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“Relaxed atmosphere, great menu and kid friendly - we’d love to serve you,” Joanie
Pink Parrot Grille
Great Ocean Views and Awesome Food Inside the Port•O•Call
SURFER’S COMBO Two country fresh eggs, two buttermilk pancakes or a slice of Texas french toast with your choice of bacon, ham, sausage, scrapple or a pork roll. ORIGINAL BOARDWALK BREAKFAST WRAP Scrambled eggs with grilled chicken, bacon, peppers, onions, tomato and cheddar cheese in a flour tortilla with salsa and sour cream and served with home fries. TURKEY CLUB A double decker delight with hand carved roasted turkey breast, crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. CHICKEN PARMIGIANA Tender breast of chicken coated with a blend of Italian herbs and bread crumbs, pan fried in olive oil. Served with linguini and their home style marinara sauce. HOMEMADE CRABCAKES Their own secret recipe packed with lump crab meat and broiled to perfection. Served with fresh lemon wedges and cocktail or tartar sauce.
FBreakfast & Lunch FPrice Of Entrées: $10-$30 FAccept V, MC, AE, & Diners FNo Reservations FHandicap Accessible FTable Service FFamily Friendly FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? INSIDE the Port-O-Call Hotel at 15th and Boardwalk. Enter parking lot from Wesley Avenue. WHY SHOULD I GO? A VERY popular feature of Pink Parrot Grille is the Kid’s Dining Room, which has been featured on the Food Network. Kids can play video games and watch movies while they eat – no worry what the diners next to you might think. The kids’ menu offers favorites such as Far Out French Toast, Radical Ravioli or kid-sized Mini Burgers. The Pink Parrot also has thoughtful dishes for the more discerning adult palette. And the cuisine? It’s as American as a basket of fried chicken with luscious seafood and delectable steaks and chops.
You could eat there all week and not have the same thing twice. Dine al fresco on the patio or enjoy the clean, bright dining room. The stunning ocean views and smiling staff at the Pink Parrot are there to make sure your experience is a memorable one. Located inside the popular Port-O-Call Hotel, you can rest assured that the staff and management of one of Ocean City’s finest hotels is ready to serve you in a professional and friendly way. Pink Parrot is open year round for breakfast and lunch. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Pink Parrot Grille is available for private parties, celebrations, group functions, and holiday events.
Year Round Breakfast and Lunch. Kids Dining Room. Yum.
COWBOY RIBEYE STEAK Prime Angus 16-ounce Ribeye, smothered with sautéed mushrooms and onions and grilled to your specification. SHRIMP AND CRAB SCAMPI Sweet, succulent shrimp and jumbo lump crab meat tossed in a flavorful sauce of white wine, garlic, lemon juice, and a special blend of herbs.
PINK PARROT GRILLE q 1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-8812
Flipper’s Grille at the Port•O•Call Hotel
STEPS FROM THE BEACH Need a little pick me up? Want to get off the beach and out of the sun for a bit? Flipper’s Grille is just steps from the beach. Grab a sandwich or a burger, sit in the shade and enjoy the cool ocean breezes.
PORT-O-CALL QUALITY The Port-O-Call is Ocean City’s number one resort - trust them to do a nice burger.
EVERYTHING $5 AND UNDER
GREAT BURGERS NACHOS FRESH FRUIT SALAD TUNA SALAD GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH HOT DOGS PERSONAL PIZZA SODA WATER SNAPPLE SANDWICH SPECIALS TOO WHERE IS IT? LOCATED at the Port-O-Call Hotel, 15th and the Boardwalk. It’s next to the pool. WHY SHOULD I GO? FLIPPER’S Grille at the Port-O-Call Hotel offers casual dining right next to the Boardwalk. You can enjoy a juicy burger, grilled chicken, a tuna salad and even some nachos. Is your head fried form all that brilliant Ocean City sun? This quaint little grille offers the perfect atmosphere for families to relax and enjoy a great lunch or snack. Want to meet your friends on the beach? Tell them to meet you at Flipper’s. It’s located
at the Port-O-Call, which is the big pink building at 15th Street. It’s not like your friends could miss this place. And then before you hit the beach enjoy a fruit salad and the gentle ocean breezes. It’s the perfect place to people watch too. Located at the Port-O-Call Hotel, Ocean City’s number one resort, offering spectacular beachfront accommodations with breathtaking ocean views while providing an uncompromising commitment to guest service. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? FLIPPER’S Grille is open seasonally. If the pool is open, the grille is probably open too.
FSalads, Burgers FPrice Of Entrées: Everything $5 & Under FWalk-Up Service FQuick Service FCash Only FBarefeet No Problem FSeating Available FFamily Friendly
COMPANY q Address, Ocean City q (609) 555-5555 FLIPPER’S GRILLE q 1510NAME Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-8812 q portocallhotel.com
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“Welcome to the Sindia, we look forward to serving you,” The Hubbard family
The Sindia Restaurant
An American Classic. From Start to Finish a Memorable Meal .
FRESH SEAFOOD Monday Mahi Mahi, Tuesday Tuna, Wednesday
Tilapia, Friday Fried Flounder. SEAFOOD COMBO A perfectly prepared filet of flounder served with sea scallops, butterfly shrimp, lobster tail and a delicious Sindia crabcake. ALASKA KING CRAB LEGS This succulent delicacy features a huge portion of red king crab filled with sweet white meat, boiled to juicy tenderness and served steaming. CRABCAKES Lump crabmeat with a secret blend of spices means delicious crabcakes at The Sindia; fried until golden brown or broiled to perfection. BREAKFAST Why wait till dinner before you enjoy The Sindia’s great food? Sindia serves up fresh breakfasts with great coffee and some of the best pancakes around. Try the blueberry pancakes. DESSERTS A large selection of homemade pies, cakes and cobblers to finish off your meal with the right touch of sweetness. Choices include boston cream pie, lemon meringue pie and more. WHERE IS IT? CORNER of Atlantic and Plymouth, between 7th and 8th.
FBreakfast & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $10-$35 FTable Service FBooking a Table Advised FSeasonal Hours FAccept V, MC FStreet Parking FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Sindia Restaurant is a classic American seashore restaurant with the kind of dishes you’d expect from an Ocean City eatery – fresh seafood and tender steaks for big appetites and a large selection of items for the youngsters. The decor inside the Sindia is comfortable and warm, with photos and memorabilia from the restaurant’s namesake – the SS Sindia - which ran aground off the Ocean City coast in 1901 and disintegrated over the years until it finally disappeared. At The Sindia, everything is included for one price, from the rolls to the entrée, drink and dessert. There are so many mouth watering choices, you could go every day of the week
and not have the same thing twice. Try the surf and turf; a perfectly prepared filet served with a four-ounce lobster tail. On your next visit have the king crab legs, or the seafood combo. The New York Strip is an excellent choice and the scallops are spectacular. Let’s not forget the finishing touch – homemade desserts. For some of us, dessert is the part of the meal we’ve been waiting for since we woke up. The boston cream pie is made right on the premises (like everything else at The Sindia) and features a family recipe that’s to die for. The Hubbard family is your host and their attention to detail and family pride ensures you a memorable dining experience.
FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Sindia serves breakfast and dinner. Call ahead.
Enjoy your meal on The Sindia’s new deck
A Relaxed, Family-Friendly Atmosphere and Classic American Cuisine
The Hubbard family invites you to enjoy fine American cuisine prepared with pride and served with graciousness. TAKEOUT Everything The Sindia serves is available for takeout. DECK AND OUTSIDE DINING overlooking Atlantic Avenue.
THE SINDIA RESTAURANT q 801 Plymouth Place, Ocean City q (609) 399-1997
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Uncle Bill’s Pancake House
“Got pancakes?” Uncle Bill
and Aunt Betty’s Ice Cream
It’s in the name! Old-fashioned buckwheat pancakes, buttermilk pancakes, corn pancakes, chocolate chip pancakes, all kinds of fruit... you name it, Uncle Bill’s probably serves it. OMELETTES Huge omelettes made with the freshest eggs. Cheese, meat, veggies - Uncle Bill’s has almost anything you want. COMBO BREAKFASTS Like your pancakes with eggs or scrapple? Uncle Bill’s can help. Plus there’s a large selection of waffles and the famous stuffed french toast with cream cheese filling and homemade cinnamon butter. UNCLE BILL’S BURGER FACTORY That’s right, Uncle Bill’s does a mean burger including a local favorite; the crabby burger, which is a quarter-pound burger topped with a crabcake and cheese. SALADS Salads of every variety from a tossed salad to specialty creations, such as Uncle Bill’s chicken salad, with toasted almonds and grapes or Aunt Betty’s Salad with goat cheese, nuts, dried cherries and apples. FAMILY-OWNED AND OPERATED You can trust that Uncle Bill’s management and staff are diligently working to
FBreakfast, Lunch & (in season) Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $6-$9 FTable Service FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC FStreet Parking FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? TWO locations in Ocean City: corner of 40th and West & 2112 Asbury Avenue. And on Ocean Drive in Strathmere. WHY SHOULD I GO? UNCLE Bill’s knows breakfast. For over 40 years Uncle Bill’s has been serving the Jersey Shore’s favorite breakfasts. It’s a tradition! Who remembers going to Uncle Bill’s as a kid? Oh, go ahead, raise your hand; you remember like it was yesterday... the gulls screaming overhead, your nostrils filled with that invigorating ocean breeze and the big topper - a big yummy breakfast at Uncle Bill’s Pancake House. It’s still the same at Uncle Bill’s; the waitresses still wear the iconic white uniforms and the food is still great.
Uncle Bill’s menu is uncomplicated, made with the freshest ingredients and served hot. They’ve been serving breakfasts (and lunches too!) since 1962 and pride themselves on quick, friendly service and excellent food. You may remember such favorites as blueberry pancakes and Uncle Bill’s stuffed french toast. Uncle Bill’s does lunch (and dinner at 40th Street) too with great burgers and salads. And Aunt Betty’s serves ice cream! See the next page for details on Aunt Betty’s. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Asbury Avenue location is open year round. Both locations are open from 7am till 2pm. There are other locations around the Shore; Strathmere, Cape May, Avalon, Stone Harbor, North Cape May and Wildwood.
A Jersey Shore Tradition
ensure your visit is a pleasant one. They’re putting their reputation on the line with every meal they serve. AUNT BETTY’S ICE CREAM SHACK Served at both locations, featuring Hershey’s ice cream and lots more. During the summer there’s waitress service at night. May we suggest the Shack Special... your favorite hand-dipped ice cream between two warm waffles and dusted with powdered sugar. See next page for details.
UBPH q 2112 Asbury Avenue;40th and West, OC q (609) 398-7393;398-6003 q unclebillspancakehouse.com
Aunt Betty’s Ice Cream Shack
THE ICE CREAM Pamper your taste buds with the sweet creamiest ice cream around - Aunt Betty’s. Aunt Betty and her family have been in the restaurant business for over 40 years and they know what’s good (Aunt Betty is married to Uncle Bill from Uncle Bill’s Pancake House. Aunt Betty likes a good bowl (or waffle cone) filled with topnotch ice cream and she’s created many wonderfully unique tastes. TWO LOCATIONS Aunt Betty’s is at 40th Street and West Avenue, connected to Uncle Bill’s Pancake House. The 21st Street location is just around the corner from the Uncle Bill’s on Asbury Avenue. FAMILY-OWNED Aunt Betty’s is a family-owned business, maintaining the tradition that has made Uncle Bill’s Pancake House a local legend. All of their ice creams and Italian Ices are made with the finest ingredients - you’ll know this when you taste them. THE DECK You’ve spent all day in the sun, playing on the beach, shopping on Asbury Avenue. Now it’s time to take a break. Rest your tired feet under the cool shade of Aunt Betty’s deck, let the gentle breeze caress your face and cool yourself down with something from Aunt Betty’s. BRING THE POOCH Your dog likes summer too! Reward him or her with a sundae from Aunt Betty’s. WAITRESS SERVICE At the 40th Street location, nighttime means waitress service at Aunt Betty’s.
WHERE IS IT? TWO Locations: The corner of 21st Street and Asbury Avenue; and attached to Uncle Bill’s at 40th Street and West Avenue. WHY SHOULD I GO? LET’S start with Aunt Betty’s quality Hershey’s ice cream - smooth and creamy in a ton of different flavors. Serving both hard and soft ice cream and Italian Ice, there’s something here to please everyone, even your dog. Plus you get almost anything you want to top it off. Now picture that ice cream in one of Aunty Betty’s famous sundaes, which are smooth, creamy and huge! Or wrap that yummy ice cream in an Uncle Bill’s waffle
and you’re in ice cream paradise. Aunt Betty’s two locations are next to Uncle Bill’s Pancake House. At 21st and Asbury, kick back and relax in a tropical-themed oasis, listen to island music and get into the vacation vibe. Go ahead and bring your doggie and get Fido a doggie sundae. It even comes with a doggie bone. Woof! (That’s dog speak for “Take me to Aunt Betty’s and we’ll all scream (or bark) for ice cream!”) At 40th Street you can get ice cream all day, and at night there’s waitress service. So sit and enjoy! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? AUNT Betty’s is open seasonally.
at 11am Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner FOpen Entrées:$2 $ FPrice Of Cones: Deck Table Service FShaded FLarge Parties Welcome Accessible Handicap Accessible FHandicap AcceptOnly V, MC, AE & D FCash Parking Street Parking FStreet FTakeout Available Children’s Treats Menu Too FDoggie
COMPANY Address, Ocean City q (609) AUNT BETTY’S ICE CREAMNAME SHACKqq 2100 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City555-5555 q (609) 398-4001
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“The food is delicious, the staff is great; c’mon in, you’ll like us,” Keith
The Varsity Inn
VARSITY ITALIAN OMELETTE
Serving Great Breakfasts and Lunch Since 1969
Hot or sweet Italian sausage, onions, peppers, mushrooms, topped with provolone cheese and a side of marinara.
CINFULLY GOOD CINNAMON BUN FRENCH TOAST Thick slices of fresh cinnamon bun, dipped in french toast batter, grilled and topped with the Varsity Inn’s own honey cinnamon butter.
GARDEN FRESH SALADS Caesar, grilled chicken, pasta, greek, cobb, and chef salads. Yummy.
HOMEMADE SOUPS AND CHILI New England clam chowder, french onion, baked Jersey tomato, Keith’s soon-to-befamous chili.
VARSITY BURGERS Six ounces of fresh ground sirloin, served on a toasted Kaiser roll, with lettuce, tomato and fries.
WHERE IS IT? EIGHTH Street, middle, between Central & Ocean.
FBreakfast & Lunch FPrice Of Entrées: $3-$8 FTable Service FOpen Year Round FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC FNo Reservations FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Varsity Inn has been around since most of you were kids. It still has good old-fashioned delicious food that’s made it a must-stop for locals and visitors since 1969. It’s a favorite of locals - that should tell you something. Recent renovations enhanced the Varsity’s ’60s vibe, but with a much cleaner, brighter feel. Ocean City folks love breakfast and the Varsity is happy to oblige. The service is friendly and efficient – as it should be – and the coffee is hot and bold. That’s a good start. Sit at one of the inside tables. If you know the local players, you’ll see other chefs and restaurant owners eating
breakfast. You like the cool breeze blowing through your hair in the morning? Sit at the counter – the picture window opens for an al fresco breakfast. It’s not all pancakes and banana french toast. There are plenty of lunch choices, including fresh salads and great sandwiches. If you’re looking for a place where your family can get a good meal without owing your first born, where you and a few friends can have a coffee and a conversation in comfort, or a place to recharge during your Asbury Avenue shop-athon, you don’t have to look far. Just look for the Varsity. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Varsity Inn is open year-round from 7am to 2pm. Nice.
A Local Favorite
STEAK SANDWICHES Served on a fresh six-inch roll with a side of fries. Perfect.
HOT SANDWICHES Reuben, Philly roast pork and the homemade crabcake sandwich!
THE VARSITY INN q 605 East 8th Street, Ocean City q (609) 399-1500
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“Let us delight and serve you,” Yianni
HOT BAGELS AND MORE
Simple, Fresh & Delicious Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Start your day right with Yianni’s freshbaked New York-style bagels - top them with the awesome homemade spreads. FRESH BREAKFAST Yianni’s omelettes are made from extra large, farm fresh eggs and come with fresh fruit, perfect home fries and toast. Enjoy a glass of fresh-squeezed orange juice with your meal. There’s also french toast, waffles, pancakes and more. MID-DAY MEALS Try one of Yianni’s homemade soups, made fresh from a scratch stock. And the chili is to-die-for. Plenty of sandwiches too, including Philly steaks, 8oz Black Angus burgers, (try the Mediterranean burger with roasted peppers, mushrooms, and provolone cheese), a fresh flounder sandwich, a monte cristo (yum!), wraps and Yianni’s soon-to-be-famous salads (with extra virgin olive oil from Yianni’s olive trees in Crete). GREEK SPECIALTIES AND DINNER Thoughtful dinner entrees include Greek Pikilia (which you really need to try), beef or chicken gyros, red snapper with mango salsa, Yianni’s signature lamb chops, chicken kabob, seared Atlantic salmon, and ahi tuna steak. CATERING AND PARTY TRAYS Call Yianni to make your next event something your friends and family will talk
FBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $6-$20
WHY SHOULD I GO?
FTable Service FCatering Available FAccept V, MC, AE & D FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
WHERE IS IT? ON ASBURY Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets, right next to City Hall.
CRETE, the birthplace of Chef/Owner Yianni, is Greece’s largest island and is known for its exceptional cuisine and healthy lifestyle. Yianni’s belief is that simple, fresh ingredients and sincere hospitality will keep customers delighted for years to come. Every meal is carefully prepared using only the freshest ingredients - nothing is canned or frozen. Fresh fruit, farm fresh eggs, fresh salads - Yianni’s attention to every detail has won him many fans in Ocean City since he opened in 2008.
Yianni is one of the new breed of talented chefs/owners who are bringing sophisticated, diverse and outstanding fare to Ocean City. Yianni’s is a family-run business in a family town. Rest assured that you’ll be greeted with a smile and that your satisfaction is the staff’s top priority.
about for years to come.
Greek specialities, refreshing salads, fresh-made smoothies, homemade soups, thoughtful sandwiches Yianni’s fresh and tasty menu might surprise folks at first, but one taste and you’ll be happy Yianni is cooking in our hometown now.
OPEN YEAR ROUND Seven days, opening at 6:30am.
Pasta, burgers, chicken fingers and all the stuff the little ones like. SERVICE WITH A SMILE
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
Hospitality is born into the soul of a Greek.
YIANNI’S is open year round.
Your meal will come with a smile.
Hot Bagels, Delicious, Healthy Meals and Greek Hospitality
YIANNI’S CAFE q 841 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 391-1113 q www.yianniscafeoc.com
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“Bring the whole family... and your appetites,” The Mayor
Ocean City Restaurant Association www.eatinocnj.com
FOCRA Restaurant Week, June 20-27 FDiverse Cuisine for All Tastes FTake Out and Table Service FLarge Parties FCatering
FMany Open Year Round FUnique Settings FSpecial Events All Year FChildren’s Menus
WHERE IS IT? OUTSTANDING restaurants & eateries are all across Ocean City. Check out www.eatinocnj.com for menus, options and more from Ocean City Restaurant Association (OCRA). WHY SHOULD I GO? THERE’S been a restaurant renaissance the last few years and Ocean City now boasts a TON of great eateries. With so many places to dine right here on island, you’ll never have to cook again (leave that to the pros)! Maybe you think all OC has is pizza, fries and various other snacks? You’d be wrong (though the pizza and fries are some of the best you’ll find anywhere). Fine dining is right here on the island with delectable seafood, steaks, and so much more. No need to fight traffic - with the time you
save by eating in Ocean City, you could already be nibbling your entree and moving on to dessert. Sweet. There are endless possibilities - casual elegance to cozy cafes - Ocean City has it all right here. Which cuisine are you in the mood for tonight? Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese - yep, OC’s got that. No matter the time of day, you’re covered. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts - if it’s eat-in, take-out, delivery, catering and banquets - OCRA will satisfy. You can even choose the view you crave. If this morning was bay, choose oceanfront for lunch. With year round options, your table is waiting... ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OCEAN City Restaurant Week begins June 20, 2010. There are tons of events and specials. Visit www.eatinocnj.com.
Your Table is Waiting...
OCEAN CITY RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION q www.eatinocnj.com
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All Natural Award Winning Pizza
Everything Tastes Betta’ on a Bennie’s Roll ALL
BREAD AND ROLLS
Vine-ripened, hand-picked tomatoes
Dinner rolls, round rolls, club rolls
mean the sauce on the All Natural Pizza
(the famous “Bennie Roll”), hoagie
is not acidic. No added sugar, shorten-
rolls, Italian stick, large Italian, seeded
ing or oil either. Just fresh ingredients
semolina, plain semolina, wheat bread,
that won’t leave you with a heavy feel-
multi-grain, olive bread, sun-dried
ing. Lou’s sauce was voted best sauce
tomato, pumpernickel, cinnamon rai-
at the 2009 Atlantic City Food and
sin, cranberry walnut, pepperoni and
Wine Festival. See, the pizza really IS
cheese bread, sausage, and more.
award winning! And yummy too.
Fresh-filled cannoli in large, mini and
Some folks are happy with their favor-
chocolate shells, sfogliatelle, pasticcio,
ites - plain pies, pepperoni, sausage,
cream puffs, napoleons, zeppoli (sea-
mushrooms - stuff like that. Lou does
sonal), baba, eclairs, and tiramisu.
the standards like the champ he is.
Italian rum, cheese (with cream
Looking for something different? Try
cheese), Italian cheese (with ricotta
one of Lou’s seafood pizzas - the salm-
cheese), hot milk poundcake, sour
on is outstanding and the shrimp is
cream coffee, chocolate thunder, and
to-die-for. Lou even has a selection of
fruit toppings, plenty of vegetables and plenty of meats prepared several
Apple, cherry, cheese, lemon and blueTHE CREW
berry danish, cinnamon twists, maca-
There’s always a friendly face ready to
roons, and Italian cookies.
serve you at All Natural Award Winning SPECIALTIES
Pizza. No cranky crankpots here.
Tomato pie, foccacia, pepperoni cheese
WHERE IS IT? WEST side of Asbury Avenue between 11th and 12th. WHY SHOULD I GO? WORLD-renowned chef Tom Colicchio chose the sauce from All Natural Pizza as the Best Gourmet Pizza Sauce at the 2009 Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival. Now THAT is the kind of pizza you want! All Natural Award Winning Pizza owner/operator/chef/bookkeeper/Renaissance man Lou DeFusco makes a mean pizza pie because he is dedicated, committed and absolutely obsessed with using only the finest and healthiest ingredients. Lou uses only guaranteed hand-picked, vine-ripened tomatoes. When the tomatoes ripen on the vine they’re non-acidic.
When the tomatoes are non-acidic they’re not bitter and Lou doesn’t need to add sugar to compensate. He doesn’t add shortening or oil to his fresh dough either and the dough is made daily on the premises. There’s no fat in the sauce or the dough - that’s good. Whether it’s a plain pie, a good-old fashioned pepperoni, a tasty and healthy whole wheat pizza or one of Lou’s famous specialty pies, you can count on freshness and goodness at All Natural. That’s amore!
bread, spinach-artichoke dip, Easter
All over the island.
meat and cheese pie, more.
FPrice Of Entrées: $8-$15 FOpen Year Round FNo Reservations FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FOutside Tables
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? ALL NATURAL is open year round and delivers anywhere on the island. Outside dining as well.
WHERE IS IT? EAST side of Asbury Avenue at 12th Street.
FLunch & Dinner
FDelivery Across Ocean City
ALL NATURAL AWARD WINNING PIZZA q 1136 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 391-2212
WHY SHOULD I GO? BENNIE’S bakes some of the best rolls in the entire world, so why wouldn’t you take advantage of that quality while you’re in town? Plenty of other people sure do. Bennie’s has been an Ocean City tradition since 1958 and they’ve stuck around because they produce a quality product consistently. Bennie brought his recipes from Brooklyn – combine that with the craftsmanship, dedication, fresh ingredients and the soul of an artisan and you’ve got incredibly fresh
and delicious rolls. Lest you think Bennie’s is a one-trick pony, you should know that owner Ralph DiClemente (who bought Bennie’s from the namesake just a few years ago) makes fabulous dolces to accompany his breads. Pies, muffins, cannoli, tiramisu, pasticcio, danish – the list of mouth-watering goodies goes on. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? BENNIE’S is ready to handle your party needs, too, just give them notice. The tomato pie will have your guests singing your praises. And for many, the season begins when Bennie’s Easter bread first becomes available.
FOpen Early FSeasonal Hours FCall Ahead for Big Orders FSeasonal Breads FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FStreet Parking FMore Than Just Rolls FGreat Service
BENNIE’S BREAD & ROLLS q 1159 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 398-9450
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Bloom ’N Tulip
An Ocean City Icon That Never Disappoints
Steps From the Beach . Delicious. Perfect.
BREAKFAST A full breakfast menu that continues to delight Ocean City visitors and residents since 1976. Belgian waffles, Pancakes, Texas-style french toast, Omelets - all made with care and served up warm and friendly and all yummy and good and happy and smiley and sunny... the breakfasts at Brown’s are legendary.
GREAT LOCATION Half a block from the Boardwalk; steps from the Impala Island Inn; on your way to or from the beach... how convenient. BREAKFAST Strawberry Pancakes, Belgian Waffles, Three-Egg Omelets, fresh juice and a
DONUTS (OH MY THEY’RE GOOD) Brown’s offers six different donuts; cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar, chocolate glazed, vanilla glazed, honey glazed, and plain. All donuts and toppings are homemade and served warm. These are award-winning donuts - Best of the Shore from Atlantic City magazine in 1993, 1994, 1999, 2001, and from Philadelphia magazine in 2006.
whole lot more. LUNCH Salads, burgers, hot and cold sandwiches, including cheesesteaks and plenty of stuff for the kiddies. DINNER Center Cut Pork Chops, Filet Mignon,
LUNCHES What?! You haven’t had lunch at Brown’s? Time to remedy that situation. Their burgers are a favorite of Craig LaBan, food critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer. And if you like sloppy joes, their homemade sloppy joe is amazing. Along with wraps, cheese steaks, french fries, onion rings, and the rest of their equally delicious menu.
Select Oysters, Chicken Breast Scampi, Filet of Flounder, Linguini Pescatore, Crab Tortellini Alfredo, Baked Crab Imperial. FILET OF SALMON Salmon is a very healthy choice, packed with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamins, and minerals. In fact, it may help reduce your risk of heart disease and
THE VIEW It’s all part of the experience; great ocean views, cool ocean breezes gently blowing through dozens of open windows. It’s so Ocean City.
Alzheimers. And Bloom ’N Tulip does salmon fabulously. DESSERTS
SPECIAL OCCASIONS The restaurant is available for special occasions such as rehearsal dinners, showers, parties and more during the evening hours.
The cheesecake comes highly recommended; light and fluffy with a rich flavor and firm texture. No cheesecake for you? No worries, there are plenty of choices.
WHERE IS IT? 10th STREET near Ocean Avenue, a half-block from the beach, across from the Impala Island Inn. WHY SHOULD I GO? BREAKFAST, lunch or dinner, Bloom ’N Tulip is a fantastic restaurant serving classic American cuisine. Bloom ’N Tulip’s varied menu is sure to please everyone in your crowd and their reputation for quality ensures you a satisfying dining experience every time. And you can go a lot - enjoy a delicious breakfast, scrumptious lunch or a mouth-watering dinner. Bloom ’N Tulip has been serving Ocean City residents and visitors for over 30 years - they’re only getting better. The full breakfast menu includes Strawberry
Pancakes, Belgian Waffles and Three-Egg Omelets to name a few. For lunch their large selection of salads and hot and cold sandwiches, including cheesesteaks, are hard to beat. For dinner choose from entrees ranging from fresh seafood to steaks, chicken and linguini. Try the Roast Turkey Breast, Baked Virginia Ham, Broiled Stuffed Flounder, and an assortment of pasta dishes that include Linguini Primavera and Mediterranean Delight. And the desserts are heavenly - try their famous cheesecake. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? BLOOM ’N Tulip offers take out and a large children’s menu. Open mid-May through Columbus Day.
FBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $8-$25 FTable Service FOpen May to October FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC FNo Reservations FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
BLOOM ’N TULIP RESTAURANT q 1001 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-4953
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boards at the end of St. Charles Place, in between 1st and 2nd Streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? THERE are so many reasons to go to Brown’s. First, it’s an Ocean City institution and has been serving breakfast, lunch and those delicious donuts for as long as Ocean City has been in existence (kidding, but they’ve been around a long time). Speaking of those donuts, be careful; they’re very hot and even more addicting. Brown’s has been making their almost famous donuts hot and fresh in front of you since, well, for a long time. You can’t go wrong at Brown’s. The staff is super
friendly and you can get a side of ocean breezes with your meal. Brown’s is on the Boards and when they open up all the windows in the place, it’s like Heaven on earth. Well, it’s more like breakfast on the beach, but you get the idea. Brown’s donuts are made right in front of you, glazed to your liking and enjoyed by you immediately (or when you get home if you can wait that long.) ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? BROWN’S opens on weekends starting Easter weekend, then seven days a week from Memorial Day weekend through mid-October. Then weekends through Thanksgiving.
FBreakfast, Lunch & Donuts FPrice Of Entrées: Up to $8.50 FAvailable for Parties FLots of Room FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FTable Service FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
BROWN’S RESTAURANT q St. Charles and Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 391-0677
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George’s Candies & Breakfast Grille
Mack and Manco Undeniably Delicious Pizza Since 1956 GEORGE’S BREAKFAST GRILLE Breakfast at George’s - what a great way to start your Ocean City morning. Great food, super-nice staff, Boardwalk breezes. Why are you still reading this? Go!
PIZZA The recipe for Mack and Manco’s pizza is a closely guarded secret. From the dough to the sauce to the way the piemen toss it into
KEITH’S CLASSIC OMELET Just one of the many awesome omelets on the menu. Spinach, peppers, onions, olives, tomatoes and mushrooms smothered in provolone cheese.
the air – you’ll have an easier time getting hold of Andy Reid’s playbook then Mack and Manco’s recipes. Even the traditional
THE WESTIE Highly recommended; sausage, ham, onions and mushrooms topped with cheddar.
sequence of ingredients is different – at
THE TIP OFF SPECIAL Three-egg asparagus omelet with Swiss cheese and black olives. Comes with home fries and your choice of toast.
This recipe ensures that famous Mack and
THE SHOOBIE George’s finely-crafted french toast with three pieces of bacon. Vive la breakfast!
Mack and Manco it’s cheese THEN sauce.
Manco taste and texture.
Anthony Mack and Vincent Manco came to
THE MEDITERRANEAN Three-egg omelet with feta cheese, diced tomatoes, onions and spinach with home fries and toast. Mmm...
Ocean City from Trenton in 1956. Legend has
MACAROONS Possibly the greatest on Earth. Made with a family recipe and baked to golden perfection with a magnificent texture and taste that will keep you coming back.
9th Street on the Ocean City Boardwalk. A
it that pizza was still called tomato pie until the pair arrived and opened their store at
year later they opened another at 7th Street. Mack and Manco’s opened the third shop at 12th Street in the 1980s.
HOMEMADE ICE CREAM George’s ice cream is really good - really good. You can trust George’s only serves the finest stuff, including their ice cream.
AWARDS Mack and Manco has won so many awards
SOFT SERVE, FUDGE We already mentioned that George’s is totally committed to quality.
it’s hard to keep track, but Philadelphia magazine loves Mack and Manco and has award-
CANDIES, GOODIES & MUCH MORE After all, the name IS George’s Candies.
WHERE IS IT? AT 700 Boardwalk. Easy. WHY SHOULD I GO? YOU will love breakfast at George’s. George’s has a Breakfast Grille that serves a breakfast so memorable, it may be the favorite part of your trip to Ocean City. Here’s the secret - George’s is committed to quality. EVERYTHING that George’s serves - from their famous macaroons, homemade ice cream and hand-crafted candies - is made with care. The crew at George’s knows their reputation is on the line with every bite. THAT’S why it’s guaranteed good. Breakfast at George’s is like a lovely stroll on
the Ocean City Boardwalk; a traditional, can’tmiss, family-friendly winner. And the best part? There are macaroons at the end. And ice cream. And candy. A morning stroll on the Boards is beautiful - not too hot, the ocean smells wonderful, and when George’s is the destination that just tops the cake, or the pancakes in this case. Bill Westerman and family have a fabulous shop with a great staff of local and international kids.
FBreakfast and Lots More FNo Reservations FTable Service FIce Cream, Candy, Novelties FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? GEORGE’S is the home of the “Big Juice.” Fresh fudge, homemade macaroons baked fresh on the premises everyday, jellies, nuts, licorice and a century-old ice cream recipe.
FOpen Seasonally FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
GEORGE’S CANDIES & BREAKFAST GRILLE q 700 Boardwalk, OC q (609) 398-4444 q georgescandies.com
ed them Best Of The Shore nine times.
WHERE IS IT? THREE locations on the Boardwalk – 8th, 9th and 12th Streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? YOU’LL go because the undeniably delicious aroma of Mack and Manco pulls you off the street or off the beach and down the Boardwalk until you can’t help but order up a slice – or a whole pie. No fries, sandwiches, salads or anything else at Mack and Manco - just pizza – really, REALLY good pizza. The pizza is famous. Mack and Manco’s thin-crust pie is a tribute to simplicity – just tomato sauce, cheese and that fabulous dough that
bakes up crisp and tasty every time. Of course there are toppings for those who demand them, like pepperoni and sausage, and there’s Venetian pizza too. And Mack and Manco’s is multi-dimensional – you get a show with your pizza. Sit and watch as one of the celebrity piemen shapes and tosses the secret-recipe dough before placing the cheese, applying the sauce and sliding it into the oven. It’s art! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE 9th Street location is open year round and there’s a Mack and Manco’s Too in Somers Point. Mack and Manco offers free delivery.
FOpen at 11am FPrice Of Entrées: $15-$20 FTable Service FNo Reservations FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FFree Delivery FTakeout Available
FThree Locations in OC
COMPANY City q (609) MACK AND MANCO PIZZA™ NAME q 8th,q9thAddress, and 12thOcean and Boardwalk, Ocean 555-5555 City q (609) 399-2548
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Mallon’s Homemade Sticky Buns
Ocean City Seafood Company
STICKY BUNS 14 different kinds. HAND-ROLLED BAGELS OLD-FASHIONED CAKE DONUTS AWARD-WINNING CRUMBCAKE
SEAFOOD ENTREES Try the Signature Crab Cake Platter - it’s mouthwatering. There’s Atlantic salmon and local flounder (try either stuffed with crab). Also local jumbo scallops, Brazilian lobster tail (try it stuffed with crab imperial), fried haddock dipped in a corona batter, a fried oyster platter a colossal seafood bucket for two and more.
CINNAMON SWIRLS MORE THAN SURF; THERE’S TURF With a Bennie’s Bread Roll. Try the herb char-grilled chicken; Key West-style ribs; special-rub, honey-dipped fried chicken, or a bucket of Chef John’s special wings.
COFFEE, MUFFINS AND MUCH MORE ONLINE STORE/ (888) 88O-BUNS Mallon’s ships their homemade sticky buns or award-winning crumbcake anywhere in the continental U.S. Go to mallonsbakery. com to order, or call (888) 880-BUNS and ship some love from the Shore.
SANDWICHES, BURGERS & WRAPS Try the Signature Crab Cake Sandwich - winner of Philadelphia magazine’s Best of Shore - grilled and served on a Bennie’s kaiser roll. Or the fresh local fried flounder sandwich, a grilled chicken caesar wrap, the Ocean City Burger - a half-pound burger, grilled in buttery onions, and more.
FIVE LOCATIONS/ VARIOUS HOURS Ocean City; 14th & Bay Avenue Memorial Day thru Labor Day, 7am - 3pm 7 days. Spring, fall and holiday hours, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 7am to 3pm. (609) 399-5531. Ocean City; 14th & Boardwalk Downstairs at Bob’s Grill; Memorial Day thru Labor Day - 7am to noon, 7 days. Ocean City; 55th & Central Avenue Mid-June thru Labor Day, 7am to 1pm, 7 days. Spring and fall, Saturdays and Sundays. (609) 399-7220. Sea Isle City; 5008 Landis Avenue Mid-June thru Labor Day, 7am - 1pm, 7 days. Spring and fall, Saturdays & Sundays. (609) 263-1280. Avalon; 2105 Ocean Drive Mid-June thru Labor Day. 7am to 1pm, 7 days. Spring and fall, Saturdays and Sundays. (609) 967-5400. WHERE IS IT? FIVE locations actually! But there are THREE in Ocean City: 14th & Bay Avenue; 14th & Boardwalk downstairs at Bob’s Grill; 55th & Central Avenue. WHY SHOULD I GO? MALLON’S Homemade Sticky Buns are, in a word, magnificent. Mallon’s products are made with love (and deliciousness) - their sticky buns, donuts, bagels and everything they bake make getting out of bed in the morning worth it. There are people who can’t sleep at night just thinking about having a Mallon’s sticky bun for breakfast. Mallon’s was established in 1988 and it remains a
small, family-run business. The secret to their success is they bake their sticky buns the “old-fashioned” way, using only the finest ingredients. Specially-blended flour with lots of butter, together with sugar, cinnamon and a secret sticky topping make Mallon’s irresistible. And they provide all of these quality products with a smile - it’s what makes Mallon’s special. Sticky buns are their specialty, but they’re also famous for their hand-rolled bagels, award-winning crumbcake, glazed cinnamon swirls, homemade donuts and much, much more. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? MALLON’S ships anywhere in the continental U.S. and they ship as close to delivery date as possible to ensure freshness. Order early for Christmas!
FBuy Half or Whole Dozens FOutside Tables Available FGo Early, They Run Out in Summer
FCash Only FStreet Parking FShip Within U.S.
SALADS The Hot Seafood Caesar Salad is jumbo shrimp, scallops and jumbo lump crabmeat sautéed with garlic, shallots, wine and lemon and more in a tortilla bowl. HOMEMADE KEY LIME PIE You’ll go for the crab cakes, but you’ll go back for Chef John’s Key Lime Pie. A Florida favorite, baked fresh here at Ocean City Seafood. They sell out quickly, place your orders early in the morning! WHERE IS IT? CORNER of 9th Street and Central Avenue.
CREAM OF CRAB SOUP Chef Paul’s Signature Cream of Crab Soup is mouthwatering, creamy and delicious, loaded with fresh crab meat. A bowl is a meal. Take home a quart or a pint.
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MALLON’S BAKERY q Three Locations in Ocean City q (888) 880-BUNS q mallonsbakery.com
WHY SHOULD I GO? IT STARTED in May 2006 when Chef Paul Raymond, a 10-year resident of Ocean City saw the need for good seafood take-out in town. Several of the island’s longtime seafood markets had closed, and folks were hungry for seafood - great seafood. So Chef Paul opened a stand - the Ocean City Seafood Company - in a local grocery store . His 100 percent all-natural, neverpasteurized super-delicious crabcakes were in high demand and he quickly outgrew his little stand. Enter the Ocean City Seafood restaurant in 2009,
offering great seafood for eat-in, take out and delivery. Chef Paul’s crabcakes created quite a buzz and the restaurant returns for its sophomore season in 2010. Ocean City Seafood uses only the finest, freshest domestic crab meat - it’s never pasteurized. That means their seafood has the light, sweet flavor of fresh crab meat. Taste the difference fresh crab meat makes - you’ll return to Ocean City Seafood every time. Try the signature Cream of Crab Soup (available in quart size), the Killer Key Lime Pie (order in the morning - it sells out quickly), or the hot Seafood Caesar Salad. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? APPETIZERS and kids menu too. Open seasonally.
FLunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $7-$20 FEat in, Take out FDelivery FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FStreet Parking FOnline Ordering FChildren’s Menu
COMPANY Address, q 814-1203 (609) 555-5555 OCEAN CITY SEAFOOD q 846NAME Central q Avenue, OceanOcean City qCity (609) q oceancityseafood.com
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Oves Restaurant Awesome Ocean Views - Even Better Food
CHESAPEAKE BAY CRABCAKES Made with a third-pound of jumbo lump crab meat, with just the right seasoning.
Prep’s Pizzeria And Dairy Bar
SEAFOOD COMBINATION Featuring flounder, shrimp, scallops, baby lobster tail, crabcake, oyster, deviled clam and deviled crab in the fried platter. Absolutely irresistible!
GOLDEN FRIED OYSTERS Freshly shucked and fried to a golden brown. The perfect Shore meal.
HOT SUBS The homemade meatball subs are the stuff of legend. And the sausage subs are just as good. Sublime strombolis and crazy-good calzones too.
LUNCH Famous for their Black Angus hamburgers and fries. Fresh and yummy.
ICE CREAM Prep’s hand-dipped Breyer’s ice cream is awesome as a waffle sandwich or waffle sundae. Sit down and enjoy it. Where else on the Boardwalk can you do that? (Nowhere).
BREAKFAST Eggs, belgian waffles, french toast, creamed chip beef, omelettes, breakfast sandwiches, all the fixin’s and more.
WHY SHOULD I GO? OVES is an Ocean City icon – An open-air, beachfront restaurant where you can start your day with their incredible donuts. Of course you may want to opt for one of their outstanding full breakfasts, too. Then return for a relaxing, comfortable lunch in the cool and breezy dining room. And when it’s time for dinner, Oves has the well-prepared, mouth-watering, fresh dishes that you’ll only find at the Shore. There are burgers, chicken dishes and, of course, incredibly fresh seafood that has kept generations coming back
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OVES is also a great place to rent your bike or surrey for the day, the week or the season. Oves also has chairs, boogie boards and umbrellas for rent. Check out their upper deck - great for private parties for all occasions. There’s an ATM machine on the premises too.
THIN CRUST PIZZA Picky about your pizza? You should be. Prep’s has just the right amount of sauce and cheese and a delicate crunch to every bite. Crispy, but never dry - it won’t fold over and fall onto your lap.
SALADS Fresh, crispy and cold. Caesar salads and garden salads - both available topped with grilled chicken.
CHICKEN ALIMIRANTE Boneless skinless chicken breast, grilled and cut, tossed with linguini, fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, and served in a garlic wine sauce. Light and healthy.
to 4th and the Boardwalk year after year. Familyowned and operated since 1970, the Oves family knows what you’re looking for in an Ocean City restaurant – great food, reasonable prices, ocean breezes, a convenient location, friendly service and most importantly – a tasty kids’ menu.
THOSE AWARD-WINNING DONUTS Featured on MyFoxPhilly... Apple Cider Donuts baked fresh on the premises daily. Powdered, cinnamon, chocolate iced, vanilla iced and plain.
ICE CREAM SUNDAES AND SUCH Old-fashioned sundaes, shakes, root beer floats, ice cream sodas, banana splits, smoothies and more.
BIKE & SURREY RENTALS Ride the Boardwalk until noon all summer long. Daily, weekly, & seasonal prices.
THE RESTAURANT Large, clean and cool with plenty of seating. The service is fast and friendly.
FBreakfast, Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $5-$26 FCredit Cards Evenings Only FPrivate Parties Available FHandicap Accessible FTable Service FATM on Premises FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
OVES RESTAURANT q 4th and Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 398-3712 q ovesrestaurant.com
SPECIALTY PIES Try Prep’s buffalo chicken pizza or the Philly cheesesteak pizza. The Sicilian pizza has a light and airy crust. Also white pizza with vegetarian toppings and an Ocean City favorite - Hawaiian, with ham and pineapple. For the indecisive, there’s the “sampler,” which is half-neopolitan and half-white.
NEW YORK STRIP STEAK A NY strip charbroiled to your desired temperature – top it with jumbo lump crabmeat, an ocean breeze and enjoy.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk at the corner of 4th Street.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk, just south of 10th Street. WHY SHOULD I GO? PREP’S is a classic Ocean City eatery – family-oriented and kid-friendly with delicious food, cool desserts and enough room for everybody. Prep’s has been in Ocean City and owned by the same family for 45 years. Prep’s is traditional Ocean City pizza: thin and tasty with a flavor all its own. Their specialty pies are also a great choice. Want a salad with your pizza? Prep’s has it, along with hot subs, calzones, strombolis and pepperoni bread. For dessert try a waffle sandwich, an old-fashioned sundae or any of their many choices, all made with hand-dipped Breyer’s ice cream at the
Boardwalk’s only sit-down ice cream shop. If you’re like a lot of Ocean City visitors, you have great memories of visiting Prep’s as a kid. It’s still great food; simple, carefully prepared pizza with just the right amount of cheese and many other choices. And don’t forget their totally unique french fries - they’re not fried! They’re cooked in a greaseless fryer so there’s no saturated fat. Healthier! It’s time you went back. Get some great food and more great memories while you’re there. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? PREP’S is totally kid-friendly with coloring pages for the youngsters – they’ll even give you some dough to play with if you want. Open seasonally.
FLunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $4-$14 FTable Service FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FSit-Down Ice Cream FTakeout Available FChildren’s Menu
COMPANY q Address, CityOcean q (609) 555-5555 PREP’S PIZZERIA AND NAME DAIRY BAR q 1004 Ocean Boardwalk, City q (609) 398-0636
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Ready’s Coffee Shop Where the Locals Eat
Local Favorite . Same Awesome Owner. New Name .
SEY M JERCAFE E X
OMELETTES AND EGGS
RED’S SUPER BURRITO
Mushroom and cheese, bacon omelette,
Seasoned ground beef, spiced chicken,
western omelette, American cheese
achiote spiced steak or tender pulled pork
omelette, Southwest omelette (with chili
with lettuce, fresh pico de gallo, a blend
and cheese), ham and sausage omelette,
of cheddar cheeses, guacamole and sour
Eggs benedict, cream chipped beef over
cream. Now that is SUPER!
toast and lots more. MAHI MAHI
FROM THE GRIDDLE
Fresh mahi-mahi, grilled or blackened,
French toast, corn fritters, blueberry pan-
with homemade pineapple mango salsa.
cakes and more available with bacon, ham, sausage, Taylor ham or scrapple.
ENCHILADAS Three enchiladas, covered in Rojo’s enchi-
lada sauce, with diced onion, queso fresco
Roast beef, ham, turkey, chicken salad,
and a choice of beef, fire-roasted chicken
tuna hoagie, Italian hoagie and more.
or slow-roasted pork.
Sliced turkey and bacon, chicken salad,
Two marinated chicken breasts, grilled
tuna fish, roast beef and Swiss and more.
and topped with Salsa Rojo and cheddar and monterey jack cheeses.
WHERE IS IT? 8th STREET, between Asbury and Central Avenues, in the heart of Ocean City’s historic downtown. WHY SHOULD I GO? READY’S Coffee Shop is a tribute to the days of simple dining. Dining at Ready’s is like stepping back in time. Walk in the door and you’re greeted with the cheerful sights and sounds of an old-school restaurant - cheerful banter, the savory aromas of bacon and eggs, french toast, hot roast beef and of course, fresh coffee. We’re talking about good old-fashioned, straight-out-of-the1950s home cooking. In today’s age of fast food and impersonal service, Ready’s is an oasis of deliciously prepared meals and friendly servers.
Try any one of their many omelettes on the menu; the Southwest omelette has chili and cheese, or try a mushroom and cheese or a broccoli and cheese. Want home fries with that? Ready’s has some of the best in town. French toast, blueberry pancakes, baked goods, Ready’s does breakfast right. Ready for lunch? Chili, soups, cold sandwiches, club sandwiches, salads and platters and great hot sandwich specials like cheesesteaks and burgers are on the menu. Go ahead step into Ready’s, step back in time and get ready for a great meal. Take out too! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? READY’S is open year round from 7am to 3pm.
Burgers, grilled cheese, Taylor ham,
cheese, grilled steak, chicken steak, filet of
flounder, grilled reuben, chicken breast,
Red’s fresh shrimp in a homemade honey
chicken nuggets and more.
chipotle sauce and grilled to perfection!
THE READY’S CHARM
You’ll see lots of families, local celebrities,
Fresh beer battered grouper, shredded
school kids, grandparents and all kinds of
cabbage, Red’s pico, lime sauce and fresh
folks at Ready’s; it’s where the locals eat.
cheese. It’s a taste of Ocean City.
WHERE IS IT? MIDTOWN, corner of 11th and Haven.
FBreakfast and Lunch FPrice Of Entrées: $4-$7 FTable Service FOpen Year Round FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FStreet Parking FTakeout Available FIce Cream Too
READY’S COFFEE SHOP q 415 8th Street, Ocean City q (609) 399-4418
WHY SHOULD I GO? LET’S play word association. We say “Rojo’s.” What’d you say? Yummy deliciousness? So true, but now that craving you get will come from hearing a new name. Rojo’s Jersey Mex is now ... Red’s Jersey Mex! It’s still the same little slice of poblano heaven, established in 1994 by owner Reds “Rojo” Bridgens, right here in Ocean City. This great little restaurant has earned its rightful place in the hearts (stomachs actually) of Ocean City diners. Wanna know why? Honey Chipotle Grilled Shrimp, Chile Rellenos, and Carne Asada Tacos. That’s why.
The portions are generous (think tomorrow’s lunch) and the traditional Mexican taste is amazing enough for you to never want to leave. If you do stay, owner Reds will treat you nicely (though he may ask you to help in the kitchen). Red’s has seven serious options for your first meal of the day; Red’s Pico Burrito, or a Chorizo Burrito and more. The crew’s made fine Mexican cuisine look easy since 2005. Chips are crisp; salsa fresh-tacular, and the atmosphere pure Ocean City. The prices? Reasonable. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OPEN year round. Red’s homemade salsa is available - all-natural and no preservatives. Take some home.
Lunch&&Dinner Dinner Breakfast, Lunch FBreakfast, $ FPrice Of Entrées: $5-$17 In,Service Take Out Table FEat LargeDelivery Parties Welcome FFree Salsa Handicap Accessible FHomemade AcceptOnly V, MC, AE & D FCash
StreetOff-Street Parking Parking FFree Service Takeout Available FTable Children’s Menu Menu FChildren’s
q Address, City q (609) 555-5555 RED’S JERSEYCOMPANY MEX q 11thNAME and Haven, Ocean CityOcean q (609) 399-2272 q rojosjerseymex.com
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Scully’s Asbury Cafe
Follow on FACEBOOK for Special Offers! FOLLOW THEM ON FACEBOOK In the summer season, Scully’s offers specials on their Facebook page. It’s super easy - Become a fan, get great food at great prices. Now that’s yummy.
Voltaco’s Italian Foods
STARTERS Try the Ahi Tuna Rolls; stuffed with wasabi paste, wrapped in nori paper, coated with tempura batter and lightly fried. The Fried Calamari is also terrific. BISTRO SALADS Buffalo Chicken, Mixed Greens, Asian Tuna, Caesar and the Jaccamino; mixed greens topped with grilled chicken, proscuitto, bacon and more.
STUFFED SHELLS Six large ricotta cheese stuffed shells baked in voltaco sauce with half loaf of garlic bread. Try the spaghetti, manicotti, ravioli or their other great Italian dinners.
GOURMET SANDWICHES Go for the best...The Godfrey, top round roast beef, portabella mushrooms, fontina cheese, on a ciabatta roll. But there are plenty of choices.
PIZZA All your favorite toppings including pepperoni and chunky chicken. HOAGIES Meatball subs, chicken parm subs, pepper and eggs, hot roast beef, eggplant parm and vegetarian - too many to name. FAMOUS CHEESESTEAKS, SALADS AND LOTS MORE The soups are made fresh on site. Great side dishes including mozzarella sticks, broccoli rabe and more.
ENTREÉS Roasted Atlantic Salmon, Shrimp Nicoise, Baked Penne, Crab Ravioli and much, much more.
WHY SHOULD I GO? OCEAN City’s Restaurant Renaissance is a thing of beauty. Sure, there were always good restaurants with good food in town. But new owners like Kevin Scull have taken things to a new level. Try Scully’s ahi tuna rolls - lightly fried in a tempura batter - to start. For your entreé, order the Atlantic salmon with sundried tomato and wild-mushroom confit glazed with gorgonzola cheese. Does that sound great or what? Or opt for one of Kevin’s awesome pizzas, made with the same care and attention he gives to his entrees. Great sandwiches too. And the desserts, well
FBreakfast (Seasonally), Lunch & Dinner FPrice Of Entrées: $5-$18 FTable Service, Take Out, and Delivery FCatering Available FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OPEN year-round; hours change seasonally. Delivery available for lunch and dinner. Take out available for B, L & D. Scully’s offers family-style meals to go, so you can enjoy a gourmet meal at home.
BREAKFAST SANDWICHES Starting at 9am and served all day.
CHICKEN PARMIGIANA AND VEGETABLE LASAGNA The veggie lasagna is filled with ricotta cheese, spinach, broccoli, mushrooms and zucchini. Topped with voltaco sauce and mozzarella cheese. Enough for two. The chicken parm is freshly baked chicken breast with voltaco sauce and mozzarella cheese, with spaghetti and garlic bread.
PIZZA All you favorites plus a few that will tickle your fancy. Specialty pies, Calzones and Stromboli too.
it’s a good idea to save some room. Scully’s is a regular haunt for locals who enjoy great food at affordable prices. A graduate of the Academy of Culinary Arts, Kevin’s resumé includes stints at some of the Jersey Shore’s best casinos and restaurants. Now he’s got a place of his own. Scully’s does catering too, off-premises and on. Party platters, family meal deals and much more. Need a caterer for Night in Venice? Call Scully’s.
FStreet Parking FFollow on FACEBOOK FChildren’s Menu
SCULLY’S ASBURY CAFE q 955 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 391-1111 q scullysasbury.com
BAKED LASAGNA If Voltaco’s was open year round (sorry, it’s not) this would make you want to move to Ocean City. Wide lasagna noodles layered with Italian ricotta cheese with homemade crumbled meatballs, voltaco sauce and mozzarella cheese.
OMELETS AND FRITATAS Try the Greek Fritata with spinach, roasted red peppers, feta cheese, scallions and toasted pine nuts, or the Mediterranean Crab Omelet; farmfresh eggs, lump crabmeat, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, and brie.
WHERE IS IT? ASBURY Avenue, east side, between 9th and 10th.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE corner of West Avenue at 10th Street. WHY SHOULD I GO? PEOPLE await the opening of Voltaco’s each year much the same way that they await summer – with mouthwatering anticipation. Voltaco’s is a favorite of visitors and locals because of their commitment to quality and the friendly service. Also probably because their oversized subs and homemade Italian food is some of the best you’ll ever have. Okay, we’re sure your Italian grandmother makes some of the finest food ever, but Voltaco’s uses family recipes and throws a touch of their own Italian-ness into each and every item.
Your best bet is to call ahead and then go pick it up. There are a few 15-minute parking spaces out front that turn over often, so it’s quite convenient. Even if it wasn’t convenient, you still don’t want to miss Voltaco’s if you’re in OC. Voltaco’s and summer; perfect together. Dinners, pizza, sandwiches and more. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? VOLTACO’S is open April to October. There are a few picnic tables on the side, but Voltaco’s is best known for takeout – really good takeout. Family trays and frozen Voltaco’s dinners are also available to take home and re-heat. Family owned and operated since 1954.
& Dinner Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner FLunch $ FPrice Of Entrées: $5-$18 Only Table Service FTakeout Tables Welcome Outside Large Parties FPicnic Accessible Handicap Accessible FHandicap AcceptOnly V, MC, AE & D FCash Parking Street Parking FStreet Ahead Takeout Available FCall
Children’s AprilMenu to October FOpen
COMPANY NAMEOcean q Address, City q (609) 555-5555 VOLTACO’S q 957 West Avenue, City qOcean (609) 399-0753 q voltacositalianfoods.com
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WHERE IS WHERE ISIT? IT? ON ASBURY, in Ocean City’s downtown, between 13th and 14th. WHY SHOULD I GO? BOYAR’S has been serving Ocean City and its surrounding kaldjflksdjlfMarket kadjslkfadlsjkadlsjfldksjlkfalsdkfj communities since 1924, featuring the finest quality in fresh meat, cold cuts, produce, prepared foods, take out and party trays. The selection of party trays is the largest and BEST in the area with the most affordable prices. They can accommodate a party of five to a WHY SHOULD I GO? party of 500. The menu can be found online at oceancitygazette. com; scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Boyar’s Market. They also deliver on-shore and off-shore for your convenience. lfkasjdfliaujeosifjlaskdjlfkajdslf ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? BOYAR’S has an extensive selection of take out and prepared foods, all with Boyar’s own unique flare. Subs and sandwiches to Chicken Marsala and Filet Mignon - they can do it all. Come in and get it hot orELSE take IitNEED homeTO and warm it up. ANYTHING KNOW?
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1340 Asbury Address, Avenue, OceanOcean City City (609) 399-1343 (609) 555-5555 or (609) 398-5466
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Walt’s Original Business Name Tag Line Primo Pizza
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk, between 8th and 9th Streets, in the middle. WHERE IS IT? WHY SHOULD I GO? WALT’S Original Primo Pizza has been serving up awesome pizza for over 20 years. These guys know just what they’re doing and they do it kaldjflksdjlf right. Madekadjslkfadlsjkadlsjfldksjlkfalsdkfj with only the freshest ingredients, cooked just right and delivered straight to your table with a smile. One taste and you’ll know why Primo’s is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. The pie is thin and crispy, just like a superior Boardwalk pizza should be and the variety of toppings will keep WHY SHOULD I GO?everybody in your extended family happy. Come in, sit down - there’s plenty of seating and they keep the place really clean. It’s air-conditioned and a cool place to escape the simmering summer sun. And get great pizza. lfkasjdfliaujeosifjlaskdjlfkajdslf ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? WALT’S Primo now has FOUR locations to serve you. Their full menu (Calzones, party trays, wraps, salads and more - it’s so good) is available in Somers Point on Shore Road and in Egg Harbor Township at the ANYTHING ELSEHeights I NEEDand TO KNOW? corner of Ocean English Creek avenues. Also at Harrah’s Casino at the Taste of the Shore Food Court with a limited menu. MENU HIGHLIGHTS lksdjfoaiesjflksdlfasdf PIZZA - Hawaiian, white, BBQ chicken, vegetarian and more.
832Address, Boardwalk, Ocean Ocean CityCity (609)525-0022(609) q waltsoriginalprimopizza.com 555-5555
DeFusco’s Trattoria Fresh, Rustic, Italian
WHERE IS IT? ON THE corner of 8th and Asbury, in the Crown Bank building (It’s the really tall building - you can’t miss it). First floor. WHY SHOULD I GO? YOU should go because Chef/Owner Lou DeFusco is passionate about good food and obsessive when it comes to serving fresh meals. Lou was born in Italia and learned his trade at the feet of some of the country’s best chefs - his family. Now he brings his enthusiasm for fresh, healthy ingredients to his new, full-service restaurant - DeFusco’s Trattoria. Based on small, family-run businesses in Italy know as osterias, DeFusco’s dishes have just a few, well-chosen, fresh ingredients, and the preparation is quite simple. Yet, the meals are rich in flavor and very satisfying. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? DEFUSCO’S Trattoria is new in 2010. Try it! MENU HIGHLIGHTS FRESH pasta, including linguini with tomato sauce, meatballs, sausage, white clam sauce, and mushroom sauce. Spaghetti carbonara, aigio olio, ravioli, seafood pasta, soups, salads, desserts and more.
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FARMERS MARKET Tabernacle grounds between 5th and 6th Streets, every Wednesday during the summer months. Also at the City Hall Annex parking lot at 9th and Asbury in autumn. EVENINGS ALONG ASBURY Wednesday from 5 to 8pm, during the summer months. Music, arts and more. FUNTASTIC TUESDAYS Every Tuesday from 10am to 1pm, summer months. Face painting, family entertainment and much more. FAMILY FILM NIGHT On the Second Floor of Stainton’s Square Mall, 810 Asbury Avenue, Tuesdays during summer months. MARKET DAYS Thursdays from 10am to 1pm, summer months. Entertainment, face painters, balloon sculptors and more. Free pony rides. OLD-FASHIONED FAMILY CHRISTMAS Black Friday and weekends thru Christmas. Free horse and carriage rides and a whole lot more. SPRING AND FALL BLOCK PARTIES END-OF-SEASON SALES ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE EARLIER THAN THE BIRD SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA AND SO MUCH MORE WHERE IS IT? fsadklfldksajflkadjslkafjdklslfjas
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WHERE IS IT? IN THE heart of Historic Ocean City, on Asbury Avenue from 6th to 11th Streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? OCEAN City’s Asbury Avenue shopping district - often called Downtown or the Avenue was voted Best Shopping District in the 2009 Best of the Shore edition of South Jersey magazine. The rebirth of Downtown is a singular success that demonstrates what happens when determined people pull together. With over 100 unique restaurants and shops open year round, you, as a shopper, reap the benefits. The Asbury Avenue shopping district is the heart of our quintessential small town. It’s the perfect spot
for whiling away a lazy summer day, running important errands, or selecting perfect holiday gifts. It’s unlike anything you will find in cookie-cutter malls. Shop for everything from hardware to fine furnishings; apparel and jewelry to books and music. There are antique shops, florists and art galleries, too. The Downtown also provides your link to services like interior design, remodeling, dry cleaning and hair styling. And don’t miss the fresh-baked goods, homemade confections, and the many cafes, delis and restaurants. Oh yes, Downtown has it ALL. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? DOWNTOWN hosts many family-friendly events throughout the year.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner FShops Price Of Entrées: $ FRestaurants Table Service FServices Town Charm Large Parties Welcome FSmall YearAccessible Round Handicap FOpen Accessible Accept V, MC, AE & D FHandicap Parking Street Parking FStreet TakeoutService Available FTrolley Children’s Menu Activities FChildren’s
DOWNTOWN OCEAN CITY q Asbury Avenue, from 6th to 11th Streets q downtownocnj.com
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•GIFTS/CARDS/CANDLES/ JEWELRY August Heart 717 Asbury 399-1565
•MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CLOTHING Toilet Water CD’s & Apparel 642 Asbury 399-1001
Bonita Baskets 838B Asbury 888-753-6727
•MUSIC STORE Grass Roots Music Store 1045 Asbury 398-6500
The Butterfly Boutique SEE PAGE 124 943 Asbury 391-0812
•PHARMACY Ocean Pharmacy 9th & Asbury 399-3535
The Cricket Box 704 Asbury 391-0055 Doodles 714 Asbury 398-1226
•SURF/WATER SPORTS/ ATHLETIC WEAR 7th Street Surf Shop 720 Asbury 398-7070
P.Francis, SEE PAGE 139 709 Asbury 399-5570
Harbor Outfitters 625 Asbury 938-0175
The Flying Carp, Gift Gallery, SEE PAGE 136 939 Asbury 464-2608
The Sneaker Shop 846 Asbury 391-5223 •VARIETY STORE & BEACH ITEMS Downtown Dollar Plus 833 West 814-1644
Ireland Imports, SEE PAGE 127 711 Asbury 398-1948 Outhouse 908 Asbury
•APPLIANCES/TV/PHONES Gleeson’s Audio Video Home Entertainment 399-4910 Johnson’s Appliance 930-938 Asbury 399-1598 OC Wireless/Variety Store 1059 Asbury 938-0135
The Cake Studio 1046 Asbury 231-1851 Wards Pastry, SEE PAGE 94 730 Asbury 399-1260 •BICYCLES Annarelli’s Bicycles, SEE PAGE 122 1014 Asbury 399-2238
We R Wireless, SEE PAGE 135 641 Asbury 545-8731
•BOOKS/CDS/OFFICE The Bookateria Two 11th & Asbury 398-0121
•ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Again on Asbury 921 Asbury 398-0340
Sun Rose Words & Music SEE PAGE 139 756 Asbury 399-9190
The Gingham Whale, SEE PAGE 138 636 Asbury 391-0996
•CANDY Laura’s Fudge, SEE PAGE 130 935 Asbury 399-0616
Young’s Limited 965 Asbury 399-9515 •ART GALLERIES Accent Gallery 956 Asbury 398-3577 Ocean City Fine Arts League 608 Asbury 814-0308 Art Work by Gar 1054 Asbury 391-9116 •BAKERIES/SPECIALTY CAKES Brother’s Corner Bakery 10th & Asbury 525-9200
Rauhauser’s Candies Inc. 721 Asbury 399-1465 •CHILDREN’S APPAREL Just for Kids 810 Asbury 399-8789 Sea Oats Childrens Shop 710 Asbury 398-8399 •COFFEE HOUSE/CAFÉS Jon & Patty’s Coffee Bar & Bistro 637 Asbury 399-3377
•DEPARTMENT STORES B&B Department Store, SEE PAGE 123 827 Asbury 391-0046 •DOG SUPPLIES & GIFTS Animal House 705 Asbury 398-3771 •DOLLS, TOYS & GIFTS Kay Jay’s Doll Shoppe 737 Asbury 399-5632 •FABRIC & ACCESSORIES Calico N’ Cotton 715 Asbury 399-7166 •FLORIST The Manic Botanic 917 Asbury 391-0311 Spinning Wheel Florist 858 Asbury 398-1157 •JEWELRY/GIFTS JaTori’s Gems 920 Asbury 391-6571 Lucky Find 1035 Asbury 814-9700 •FOODS/RESTAURANTS/DELI Arlene’s on Asbury 624 Asbury 399-3639 Casa del Dolce “By the Sea” 947-949 Asbury 398-9300
Best Shopping at the Shore!
Donkey’s Place 1018 Asbury 399-9959 Yianni’s Cafe, Hot Bagels & More SEE PAGE 76 841 Asbury 391-1113 Jay’s Crab Shack, SEE PAGE 58 737B Asbury 399-4022 DeFusco’s Trattoria, SEE PAGE 95 801 Asbury Pizza Hut 1061 Asbury
Randazzo’s Pizza & Restaurant 755 Asbury 398-4000 Sack O’ Subs 926 Asbury 525-0460 Scully’s Asbury Café & Pizzeria, SEE PAGE 92 955 Asbury 391-1111 •FURNITURE/HOME ACCENTS Asbury Kitchen & Bath 929 Asbury 399-6050 Blind Express Home Decorating Center 916 Asbury 399-9940 Brown’s Awnings 944 Asbury 398-6262 Creative Window Design Center 834 Asbury 399-7602 Interiors by Joann 757 Asbury 399-4600
Ruth’s Hallmark Shop 733 Asbury 398-9623 Yuki Gift Shop 810 Asbury 399-3800 •HARDWARE, ETC. Wallace Hardware 750 Asbury 399-2227
Hoys 5 & 10 7th & Asbury 398-HOYS Could Be Yours Consignment Shop SEE Page 126 716 Asbury 703-4457 Donna Gay Dillon Boutique 725 Asbury 399-0082 Fields of Folly 952 Asbury 501-7016
•HEALTH Ocean City Vision Center 752 Asbury 391-2121
Gabrielle & Co., SEE PAGE 118 810 Asbury 399-1008
South Jersey Home Care, 1028 Asbury 399-4788
Glass Frog Studio & Boutique 920 Asbury (rear) 398-7510
•KITCHEN/GOURMET/ GIFTWARE Kitchen Connection 701 Asbury 398-4111
Hot Stuff Fun Fashions & Accessories 834 Asbury 398-1919
Villa Gourmet 918 Asbury 391-8400 •LADIES APPAREL Alyse’s Shoes 951 Asbury 391-8859 The Bag Room 700 Asbury 398-1740 Cameo Water Wear 961 Asbury 399-2260 Colette 900 Asbury 525-0911
The Flying Carp Clothing Gallery, SEE PAGE 137 745 Asbury 391-1546 LaBottine Boutique, SEE PAGE 129 1033 Asbury 399-6400 Making Waves Inc. 836 Asbury 525-0662 Pappagallo 744 Asbury 398-4009 Seasons of Color / Citrus 810 Asbury 398-8100 Something Old Something
New Bridal Shoppe 1020 Asbury 399-9340
Island Beach Gear 9th & Bay 788-3836
SunSeekers 751 Asbury 399-1640
•MISCELLANEOUS Best Tire 600 Asbury 399-3006
Ta-Dah 4 Stores: 925, 1026, 1028 & 1040 Asbury 398-6771 SEE PAGE 134 •BEAUTY & FITNESS Body Works Fitness & Tanning 612 Asbury 399-1670 Bernie’s Barber Shop 937 Asbury 399-7032 Curlies Cutting Crew 810 Asbury 398-4247 Diva Nail & Spa 743 Asbury 525-9988 Fashion Nails 819 Asbury 391-9339
GG’s Dry Cleaners & Tailor 609 Asbury 399-1120 Mew to You 1034 Asbury 399-4228 Ocean City Self Storage 641 Asbury 398-5005 •THINGS TO DO Downtown Gillian’s, SEE PAGE 147 838B Asbury 391-0060 Glazed Over, SEE PAGE 146 854 Asbury 398-8880 Kidz Creations 811 Asbury 399-9922
Lindsy James Salon 945 Asbury 525-9900
Martini’s Mix 854 Asbury 675-0526
Yes Nails & Spa 640 Asbury 391-1818
The Potomac Bead Co. 910 Asbury
Salon DelMare 616 Asbury 391-1288 Sea Wave Massage 620 Asbury 399-3990
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Artwork by Bogy Ocean City’s Not-So-Underground Original
WHERE IS IT? YOU can find Bogy’s artwork at Accent Gallery on Asbury Avenue, near the corner of 10th Street. WHY SHOULD I GO? OCEAN City native Aaron Bogushefsky, better known as Bogy, grew up surfing the beaches and hanging out on the Boardwalk. At a young age, Bogy’s talent for illustration and painting began to emerge and by the age of 22, he already had a big following for his whimsical, surf-inspired art. Bogy’s influences include Rick Griffin, a California surfer and artist famous for his psychedelic work in the 1970s, and Drew Brophy, a self-
taught artist famous for his bright, colorful surreal surfboard paintings. Bogy’s first sale was a pencil drawing of Bob Marley that a friend bought for $60. These days you can find a wide variety of prints and originals including Midsummer’s Night Dream, Slice of Summer and NJ Gold Rush at Accent Gallery. See more of Bogy’s work at the OC Surf Cafe. Commissions available. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? BOGY’S art is available at Accent Gallery on Asbury Avenue. Accent Gallery is open year round. Go to www.accentgallery.com for more info.
FAvailable at Accent Gallery FPrints and Originals FGood Selection FBring the Beach Home FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FStreet Parking Faccentgallery.com
ARTWORK BY BOGY AT ACCENT GALLERY q 956 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 398-3577
The Spot, by Jilly’s
Jilly’s 99 Cent Store
For Guys and Dolls
They’ve Got Whatever You Want - For 99 Cents CLOTHING
7 For All Mankind
Rock & Republic True Religion
Retro Sport Banner 47
Humanity Ed Hardy
ACCESSORIES AND EYEWEAR
HAIR CARE ITEMS
Prada HEALTH & BEAUTY
Versace Ray Ban
Burberry Salvatore Ferragamo
Vogue KEY CHAINS MODERN AND URBAN STYLES
Clothing, jewelry, hats, bags, shoes, sunglasses, jeans, dresses, skirts and
much more. PET SUPPLIES GRAPHIC T-SHIRTS
The freshest graphic tees and sweetest vintage tees for distinctive people
who want to express their individuality
through their clothing.
AVOID GENERIC DEPARTMENT STORES
TOOLS / HARDWARE
Why dress like everyone else? Wear something original from The Spot. WHERE IS IT? TWO locations on the Boardwalk – The first at 1066 Boardwalk and another at 762 Boardwalk. WHY SHOULD I GO? WHETHER you’re the fashion-forward trend setter or just simply looking for your next fresh T-shirt or accessory, The Spot is the place to visit. With giant plasma TVs broadcasting your favorite music videos, this one-of-a-kind store features distinctive brands for guys and dolls that are sure to jive up your fashion senses. The Spot features collections and accessories that properly express your style and attitude. Premium Denim, Vintage Tees, costume jewelry,
hats, and accessories are just a few of the key items you’ll find here. Perfect clothing for a hot night out or a chill night in. Not only will you find the hottest collections at The Spot; the friendly outgoing staff will make sure you find the right look to take home. And don’t forget, The Spot is owned and operated by two fashion-forward brothers who cater to any personal shopping needs and special orders on hard-to-find brands and sizes. Chic atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, competitive pricing, and a cutting edge look make this... The Spot! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE SPOT is part of the Jilly’s family of stores.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk near 10th Street.
FFamily Owned FTwo Locations FLatest Styles FOpen Seasonally FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FGuys and Dolls FShoes Too FBrand Names
THE SPOT q 762 and 1066 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 385-1234 q www.shopjillys.com
WHY SHOULD I GO? JILLY’S 99 Cent Store is a tradition in Ocean City where you’ll find everything from suntan lotion to beach toys to fabulous Ocean City gifts for friends and family back home - all for 99 cents. Soda, candy, dog toys, puzzles - even DVDs and never more than 99 cents. Batteries, flip flops, hats... you get the idea. With over 12,000 items in the store, you’ll definitely find that special something for that special somebody and it’s only, well, you know
how much it costs. Owned by The Jilly’s family of stores, the 99 Cent Store is a great place to hunt for some Ocean City treasures, and you (and your kids) won’t have to blow the whole souvenir budget on one item. You have $20? Get 20 items for one dollar, instead of one item for $20. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? JILLY’S 99 Cent Store is the perfect place to go if you’re on the beach or the Boardwalk and you forgot something. The 99 Cent Store has what you need. Don’t overpay!
Location Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner FBoardwalk Credit Cards, Price Of Entrées: $ Travellers Checks FCash, Table Beverages Service FCold Gear Welcome Large Parties FBeach Accessible Handicap Accessible FHandicap 99 AE Cents Accept V, MC, &D FEverything Year Round Street Parking FOpen TakeoutOwned Available FFamily Children’s Value Menu FGreat
NAME q Address, q (609) 555-5555 JILLY’S 99 CENTCOMPANY STORE q 1044 Boardwalk, OceanOcean City qCity (609) 399-7368 q www.shopjillys.com
Jilly’s T-Shirt Factory
GET YOUR PHILLIES AT JILLY’S Jilly’s is now the official retailer for all your favorite Phillies and Eagles products. Jilly’s carries the largest variety of name and number tees for current as well as former players. If you don’t see your favorite player they’ll make it for you on the spot. Whether you’re looking for a retro Mike Schmidt jersey or just a fan cap, Jilly’s has it! All of their team apparel is officially licensed and, in many cases, made exclusive for the Jilly’s stores so you will only find it there. When you are thinking Eagles or Phillies, be sure to visit Jilly’s!
Jilly’s French Fry Factory
JILLY’S FRIES Jilly’s fries are fresh-cut daily and made to order, so when you order up a bucket of their finest, they’ll be piping hot and delicious. And they’ve got all the fixings you want; hot sauce, vinegar, whatever you crave. Try the funnel cake, it’s so very incredible. FRESH-SQUEEZED LEMONADE Freshness is the keyword at Jilly’s and the lemonade (and everything else for that matter) at the French Fry Factory is
FAMILY NIGHT Jilly’s is a proud sponsor of Ocean City’s Family Night. Every Thursday night, the Ocean City Boardwalk is full of family-fun and cool activities. Join the Jilly’s folks between 10th and 11th Streets as they host Club Jilly’s right on the Boardwalk. Live DJ, dancing, free give-aways, fun contests for all ages, and tons of free fun. 8pm to 10pm every summer Thursday.
made fresh to ensure you get a memorable french fry experience. FUNNEL CAKE Oh yes, funnel cake. You thought the fries were good? Wait until you taste the funnel cake. You’ll think you’re 10 years old again.. Have you ever had funnel cake? Funnel cake is an old Pennsylvania Dutch recipe and it’s fabulous. Light and
ALL KINDS OF T-SHIRTS Every shape, style, color and hue imaginable. Stop in and check it out, you won’t be disappointed.
tasty with just the right balance of ingredients. COLD DRINKS AND MORE
WHAT ELSE? Beach goods, boogie boards, beach chairs, resort wear, rock & roll tees, fashion apparel and more. WHERE IS IT? TWO locations... 936 AND 1048 Boardwalk. Shopjillys.com WHY SHOULD I GO? EVERYONE needs to express themselves. Do it the American way... on a T-shirt. Jilly’s T-shirt Factory is a great place for custom T-shirts and sweatshirts in every size and color, with every possible saying available for your T-shirt expressing pleasure. Let your imagination run wild and let the nice folks working Jilly’s T-shirt machines do the heavy lifting for you. Whatever you can think of, they can print. Or choose from over a hundred stock
designs that you can put onto a wide variety of T-shirts, from infant onesies to large-sized tees for adults. Jilly’s T-Shirt Factory now carries officially licensed products for MLB, NFL, and the NHL. They have a wide selection of jerseys, sideline caps, jackets, and hard-to-find team accessories. They stock a HUGE variety of Phillies, Eagles, and Flyers apparel, as well as items from many other teams. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? JILLY’S T-shirt Factory is an official retailer of Majestic and Reebok team apparel. They are also part of the Jilly’s family of stores.
FCash, Credit Cards, Travellers Checks FFamily Owned
FHandicap Accessible F Sports Teams FCrocs™ Workshop FCustom Designs FBaby Clothes Too
anything to go with that big bucket, such as water and more, Jilly’s has it. WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk near 10th Street.
FHundreds of Designs
The fries are outstanding and if you need
JILLY’S T-SHIRT FACTORY q 936 & 1048 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 385-1234 q www.shopjillys.com
WHY SHOULD I GO? JILLY’S fresh-cut french fries are amazing thick, crispy and crinkly - just like french fries are supposed to be. Jilly’s fries are an Ocean City tradition and no trip to the Boardwalk would be complete without a big bucket of Jilly’s fries. When you think of Ocean City, what do you think of? You think of fun, sun, sand... and Jilly’s fries. Jilly’s fries have been called “the best fries on the Boardwalk... hands down.” And as you’re driving home after another fabulous trip to
Ocean City, you’ll talk about the great bodysurfing, the cute lifeguards, and, of course, the big bucket of Jilly’s fries that you shared. You’ll get fast, friendly service at Jilly’s, and the freshest batch of fries in Ocean City. If you’re not already on your way to the Boardwalk for a bucket of their finest fries, then you aren’t listening. Go now, you’ll be glad. The French Fry Factory is part of the Jilly’s family of stores. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? NOT just fries, but giant funnel cake, freshsqueezed lemonade, cotton candy and Nathan’s hot dogs.
FFresh French Fries FCash, Credit Cards, Travellers Checks FFamily Owned FOpen Seasonally FHandicap Accessible
FAwesome Funnel Cake FCold Drinks FTake it to the Beach FCotton Candy Too
COMPANY NAME Address,Ocean Ocean (609) 555-5555 JILLY’S FRENCH FRY FACTORY q 1034q Boardwalk, City City qq (609) 385-1234 q www.shopjillys.com
Jilly’s Ice Cream Factory
The Boardwalk’s Number One Arcade SKEE BALL
An Ocean City favorite. Roll your skee balls down the lane and try for the 100-point slot. So simple and yet so complex at the same time. You can never play enough
DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION It’s a very simple concept: place your feet
where the computer tells you to place them as you groove to the beat. But oh how this simple concept has evolved into a game that may have you begging the
attendant not to shut down the arcade until your game is perfect.
WAFFLES N’ ICE CREAM PINBALL
AND LOTS MORE
AND LOTS, LOTS MORE
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk at 12th Street. WHY SHOULD I GO? IT IS impossible to be bored in Ocean City, unless of course that’s what you were hoping for. Jilly’s Arcade is one of the Boardwalk’s funnest places to hang out. With hundreds of classic and brand new arcade games, Jilly’s is sure to make your list of top-five places to visit in Ocean City. Jilly’s Arcade is the perfect place to check out the latest video and pinball games, including old-school games like Space Invaders and Centipede while you munch on a big bucket of
fries from the French Fry Factory. And, of course, there’s everybody’s favorite... one of the Boardwalk’s most popular games, Dance Dance Revolution, which has received national attention because of its health benefits. Fun AND good for you? Now that’s what we’re talking about! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? YOU’LL find skee ball, pinball, pool, air hockey, basketball, the Groove, Percussion Master, Drumscape, Top Skater, Alpine Racer, World Kicks, Pump it Up and a lot more. Since it’s a part of the Jilly’s collection of Boardwalk stores, it’s family friendly.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk near 12th Street, connected to Jilly’s Arcade.
FOpen Year Round FFamily Friendly FPool Tables FPinball FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FOn-Site Ice Cream FSkee Ball FThe Latest Games
JILLY’S ARCADE q 1172 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 385-1234 q www.shopjillys.com
WHY SHOULD I GO? NOTHING’S better than ice cream on those hot summer days when the Boardwalk is melting your feet and the sun is roasting your brain. The best thing to do is “chill.” Step over to Jilly’s Ice Cream Factory for that special treat. No matter the time of day - morning, afternoon or evening - Jilly’s fresh ice cream is just what you need. Jilly’s offers delicious soft serve and 16 flavors of hand-dipped ice cream - each one more tasty than the next.
And of course Jilly’s has your other favorites - thick milkshakes, ice cream sodas and the best ice cream sundaes anywhere on the planet - the planet! We suggest the Chilly Jilly - fresh ice cream blended with dozens of choices of candy, toppings or fruit. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? JILLY’S Ice Cream Factory is connected to the arcade, so you don’t have to worry about finding something to do while you eat your ice cream. Or drop some quarters into Dance Dance Revolution and get moving after a giant Jilly’s milkshake.
FNext to Jilly’s Arcade FFamily Owned FLarge Selection FOpen Seasonally FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FCold Drinks FCotton Candy FWaffle Cones
q Address, Ocean City(609) q (609) 555-5555 JILLYS ICE CREAMCOMPANY FACTORY qNAME 1172 Boardwalk, Ocean City q 385-1234 q www.shopjillys.com
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An Oustanding Collection of Affordable Jewelry, Including Pandora
Pandora Jewelry has its own in-house design studio in Copenhagen where designers work to develop innovative products that fit your mood and express your style. Pandora charm bracelets use a patented threading system allowing charms to stay evenly distributed across the entire bracelet. Also unlike traditional charm bracelets, Pandora charms are threaded in the center and can be easily twisted onto the bracelet by the wearer in any arrangement desired, without the need for soldering. The design allows for the charms to move freely and rotate slightly with the wrist’s movement, creating an eye-catching effect. The bracelets can be personalized with the addition of more than 600 charms, one for every unforgettable moment in a woman’s life. The charms are crafted entirely by hand using only 14K gold and sterling silver, some accented with precious stones. Several charms are handcrafted of famous Murano glass. CHARMS BRACELETS
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk at 13th Street.
FOn the Boardwalk FLarge Selection of Pandora Jewelry FFamily-Owned FOpen Seasonally FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FShipping Available FUnique Selection
FChildren’s Sunglasses Too
WHY SHOULD I GO? MARY AND ANTHONY Bayham are two of the nicest people in Ocean City and their eye for excellent, affordable jewelry has made Jewelry Hut a favorite spot for jewelry lovers. But don’t take our word for it – let Jewelry Hut shoppers tell you. Here’s what Jersey girl Gloria Kierniesky said... “I’m impressed with the wide selection for a small store and I’m comfortable with Anthony and Mary’s down-to-earth, friendly demeanor. They’ve taken great care of me over the years.” Steve Schmuker says that Mary and Anthony are successful because “they care for their clients.” Barbara, from West Chester, PA had this to say... “the
Jewelry Hut is our favorite stop on the Boardwalk. Anthony’s wide selection of Pandora jewelry and other quality collectibles is irresistible. For a customer-friendly environment and jewelry items that command attention, stop by the Jewelry Hut and let Anthony and Mary give you a tour of their huge inventory of beautiful jewelry. Pandora demands compliments from everyone who sees it. I recently attended an event where a diamond ring was raffled off by a mall jeweler. The representative stopped talking about the raffle ring and went crazy about my Pandora. My Pandora collection gets bigger every year.” ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? JEWELRY HUT carries a wide selection of Pandora Jewelry including charms, necklaces, earrings and much more.
Ocean City’s Favorite Pandora Dealer
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COMPANY q Address, City 399-9634 q (609) 555-5555 JEWELRY HUT q 1308NAME Boardwalk, Ocean CityOcean q (609) q ocjewelryhut.com
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Gold , Silver and Ammolite; Charms, Bracelets, Sunglasses and More
Like a fingerprint, no two stones are exactly alike. Each gemstone is unique in color and pattern. Some will display beautiful interconnected mosaic fractures resembling scales or spider webs, while others contain ribbons of color or simply broad areas of intense fire seamlessly blending together. See for yourself in the photos at right.
ALISA A large selection of charms, bracelets, earrings, pendants and rings with semiprecious stones.
O.C. HOOK AND CARIBBEAN HOOK BRACELETS Available as a bracelet, pendant, or earring in 14-karat gold or sterling silver with gold wraps. Diamonds also available. Other hook styles are always in stock, such as the golf bracelet.
LARIMAR AND AMBER JEWELRY Larimar is the Caribbean’s own gemstone. Jewelry Hut carries a wide variety of Larimar and amber rings, pendants, bracelets, earrings and more.
FOcean City Hook Bracelet
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk at 13th Street.
FAmmolite FAlisa FLarimar and Amber Jewelry FSunglasses FAccept V, MC, AE & D FPersonalized Service FEar Piercing FWide Selection
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Jewelry Hut is a favorite destination for many Ocean City shoppers. Here’s what Karen Wagner had to say about their selection and service... “When I first walked into the Jewelry Hut a few years ago, I thought I was just walking into another Boardwalk jewelry store. I was sure wrong! Not only did I find incredible jewelry with good quality, but I also found the owners, Mary and Anthony, to be wonderful people. There’s never any pressure and I’m always greeted with a big smile. I was impressed that they would remember me; and I knew right then that I wouldn’t shop anywhere
else. The Jewelry Hut is my favorite jewelry store.” Stop by Jewelry Hut and see for yourself. They have a large selection of gold and silver pieces, sunglasses and the Original Ocean City Hook Bracelet - the definitive piece for the Ocean City lover and Jewelry Hut has a number of different styles. Jewelry Hut also boasts a fine collection of Larimar jewelry and a wide selection of amber jewelry. Elaine Platt says... “When we come to Ocean City the first place we visit is the Jewelry Hut. It’s truly a ‘gem’ of a store. We love the Ammolite - there are layers of red, greens and blues with flashes of yellows - it’s beautiful. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? FIND some of the most popular brands of sunglasses, including Ray Ban, Maui Jim, Bolle, and Oakley.
Your Soon-to-be-Favorite Jewelry Store
SUNGLASSES A great choice of the most popular sunglasses, including Ray-Ban, Maui Jim, Oakley and Bolle.
THE BAYHAMS Anthony, Mary, Alex, and Madison Belle look forward to seeing all their old friends and making new friends during the 2010 season.
JEWELRY HUT q 1308 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-9634 q ocjewelryhut.com
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Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy and Fudge
THE LARGEST SELECTION OF CANDIES IN OCEAN CITY Shriver’s is a really big store and it’s really packed with all kinds of candy. SALT WATER TAFFY Shriver’s has the largest selection of salt water taffy on the Boardwalk. Go ahead and pick and mix your favorite flavors that include chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, grape, lemon, lime, banana, peppermint, molasses, licorice, teaberry, spearmint, orange, peanut butter, cinnamon, molasses mint, lemon, root beer, watermelon, blue raspberry, cremesicle, sour cherry, strawberry-banana and chocolate peanut butter. FUDGE Shriver’s is not only famous for salt water taffy, but for fudge as well. Some of their flavors include chocolate, chocolate nut, vanilla, vanilla nut, peanut butter, chocolate peanut butter, maple walnut, cookies and cream, double chocolate and chocolate marshmallow. MACAROONS Baked fresh on the premises every day, these large old-fashioned cookies have been a Shore staple for generations. Shriver’s makes coconut and almond macaroons. MINT ROLLS Mint rolls are a kind of mint candy that
WHERE IS IT? AT THE corner of 9th and the Boardwalk.
FFine Confections FPersonalized Gifts FOpen Most of the Year FOnline Ordering FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FFamily Owned
FWatch Them Make Candy FLarge Selection
WHY SHOULD I GO? NOT only is Shriver’s one the oldest businesses on the Boardwalk – boasting 112 years in 2010 since first opened by William Shriver in 1898 as a restaurant, candy and ice cream store - but it’s also one of the tastiest and fun-filled places on the Boardwalk. If you like the sweeter things in life – things like salt water taffy, fudge, macaroons, chocolate, mint rolls, jams, jellies and other fine confections – then you’re going to LOVE Shriver’s. It’s an Ocean City tradition since the days of Queen Victoria. Shriver’s is a retail store and working factory where you can shop the largest selection of candy in Ocean City
while watching the production of salt water taffy, fudge and chocolate enrobed pretzels through a large viewing window. You find more eye candy - literally - in their window where you’ll see candied and gourmet apples, chocolate strawberries and other fine confections being made. To answer your question: no, there’s actually no salt water in salt water taffy. The name originated around 1890 after the ocean swept into a man’s taffy shop in Atlantic City. Ocean City didn’t originate the name, we just made the taffy better. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SHRIVER’S can ship all across the U.S. - call or visit their website. Look for Mr. Taffy and have your photo taken with him. Free balloons on Family Night too.
They Ship Anywhere... (800) MM-TAFFY
isn’t chewy, but melts in your mouth. They’re a great substitute for salt water taffy and a perfect after-dinner treat. They come in plain mint, chocolate mint and butter mint. CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZELS HAND-DIPPED CHOCOLATE CONFECTIONS NEW IN 2010... HOT BAVARIAN NUTS!
SHRIVER’S SALT WATER TAFFY q 9th and Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-0100 q shrivers.com
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Made Fresh Daily With Fresh Fruit and Imported Italian Ingredients
Of course they have the favorites Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry. But there’s a lot more... Stracciatella (Vanilla with Chocolate Chips), Fruitti Di Bosco, Pistachio & Pistachio Almond, Espresso, Chocolate Hazelnut, Mango, Banana, NY Cheesecake, Raspberry, Blueberry, Peanut Butter Cup, Mint Chocolate Chip, Yogurt, Coconut, Chocolate Coconut, White Chocolate Strawberry, Amaretto, Tiramisu, White Chocolate, Peach, Dolce De Leche (Caramel & Cream), Cappuccino, and Latte Machiatto… just to name a few. The Gelato Chef is always trying new flavors and Shriver’s continues to experiment with flavors to keep the selection exciting and new. GELATO CAKES New to the menu and making a splash in 2008 were Shriver’s Gelato Cakes. Not just pleasing to the palate (customers can build and personalize their cake based on their own taste buds), Shriver’s Gelato cakes are extreme works of art at a very reasonable price. Their gelato cakes are layered with up to three flavors of gelato. Consultations are provided with their chefs to include free flavor tastings and decoration planning. Customers can choose from a wide variety of edible cake toppings including fresh fruit, can-
FSpring; Daily 9 Until 6 Depending on the Weather FSummer; 9am Until Late Maybe 11:30 or 12 or So FLabor Day Until October; 9am Until Well, it’s Hard to Tell FYou Could Call Ahead FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D
WHERE IS IT? AT THE corner of 9th and the Boardwalk, next to Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy and Fudge. WHY SHOULD I GO? IN 2006 Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy & Fudge opened Shriver’s Gelato; a unique ice cream experience and the first of its kind on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Gelato has been the staple ice cream product of Italy for centuries, but has only recently been introduced to the United States. At Shriver’s Gelato, they maintain a true-to-the-ItalianGelato experience. Their Gelato is made fresh daily on the premises with fresh fruits, fine imported Italian ingredients and finished with elaborate decorations. While the characteristics of Gelato are similar to tra-
ditional ice cream, they are not the same. The first difference lies in the base. Gelato is made with cow’s milk and contains less butterfat than the cream used in traditional ice cream. Ice cream as we know it contains 10-18 percent butterfat while Gelato is made with three to four percent butterfat. When making ice cream, an essential part of the process is the mixing of air with the ingredients. The more air, the more fluffy and light the end product would be. In Gelato there is less air used in the production process - up to half the amount - creating a dense and flavorful product. However, as dense as Gelato is, it remains soft and creamy. Shriver’s Gelato is kept at a constant temperature with cold air blowing throughout, the Gelato maintains the perfect temperature - which allows the gelato to keep a “not too soft - not too hard” consistency.
The Only Gelato Store on the Boardwalk
dies, chocolates, whipped cream, ice cream cones and more. All cakes can be ordered and complete within 24 to 48 hours. Now that’s service! Cakes are on display in the store, so be sure to stop in and see them. FRESH HOT COFFEE While you’re there, grab one of their fabulous coffees. A great variety of flavors always fresh, hot and tasty.
SHRIVER’S GELATO q 9th and Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-0100 q shrivers.com
Pirates Arrrghh Us! Everything for the Buccaneer in You
Kites, Flags, Air Toys and a Whole Lot More KITES
UNIQUE PIRATE ITEMS
The beach is one of the best places to fly
They have all the hard-to-find pirate
a kite, and Air Circus has kites of all sizes,
booty at Pirates Arrrgh Us, includ-
shapes, and designs. These include soft,
ing pirate band aids and pirate toilet
rigid, and modular kites, as well as single
line, stunt, and power kites. Call to make an appointment for free kite lessons on
YOUR TROPICAL PIRATE PARADISE
PARTY HEADQUARTERS Whether you’re planning a Night in
OC FAMILY NIGHTS
Venice party or shopping for birth-
Air Circus has been participating in Family
day party favors, you’ll find everything
Nights since they originated! Come participate in yo-yo contests and hula hoop
on your list from festive invitations,
contests and see Air Circus staff in the
plates, and napkins to leis and tropical
world’s largest hula hoop! There are also
“it’s five o’clock somewhere” themed
demos of juggling, diablos, rhythm sticks,
and more. FLAGS AND WIND DECOR PASSIONATE STAFF
Pirates Arrrgh Us also carries many
Come meet the enthusiastic staff! The
gifts for the home and garden, featur-
only staff on the Boardwalk to get “paid
ing hundreds of designs of flags of all
to play” is always available to teach you
sizes, wind spinners, windsocks, and
how to fly your kite, juggle, yo-yo, or work
any other unique toy found at Air Circus.
AIR TOYS, BEACH TOYS, SKILL TOYS
WHY SHOULD I GO? DOUG Jewell has been an avid flyer and innovator in the kite world since he was a boy. He opened Air Circus Kite and Toy Shop in 1977 and has been flying kites outside his store since. Air Circus has the largest selection of kites in New Jersey. Whether you’re buying your child’s first kite, or have been flying for decades, novice and experts alike can find anything they’re looking for from diamond kites to stunt kites. And the staff is always ready to give some free lessons, too!
Air Circus isn’t just kites. They’re your one-stop shop for beach toys, towels, and suntan lotion. And, don’t forget their rubber ducks, gag gifts and pranks, classic tin toys, unique bubble toys, skill toys (including devil sticks and scarves), and the famous ball and cup. The yo-yo counter is well-stocked, too. Air Circus’s mission has always been to entertain, amuse, share, have fun, learn, educate and teach. The staff performs, demos the products, and shares their skills. The audience has a chance to participate and a place to show off their skills! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? AIR Circus and Pirates Arrrgh Us! are open year round. The staff is always there to fulfill your needs.
Find everything from flying toys like
WHERE IS IT? BOARDWALK between 11th and 12th Streets. Look for the kites flying on the beach!
Frisbees and rocket balloons, to beach
Check out the front window for doz-
accessories including sandcastle molds
ens of styles of model pirate ships and
and paddle ball sets, to classic toys like
20th century sailing vessels. Don’t miss
yo-yos, rubber band guns, pop guns, and
out on their tuned wind chimes as well
balsa wood gliders!
as an assortment of bamboo styles.
FGolden Galleon Building FLarge Selection
WHERE IS IT? BOARDWALK between 11th and 12th Streets, next to Air Circus. Look for the kites flying on the beach!
FOpen Year Round FHamilton Mall Location Too FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FKnowledgeable Staff FKite Lessons FFamily Owned
AIR CIRCUS KITE SHOP q 1114-1116 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-9343
WHY SHOULD I GO? DROP anchor and welcome aboard to Pirates Arrrgh Us, a pirate themed gift store, where you’ll find treasure from around the world. You’ll be greeted by live singing and dancing pirates who will give you a free gold dubloon which you can trade in for a pirate tattoo or sticker! Come discover the pirate in all of us - from scallywag to grown pirate, you’ll find something for everyone at Pirates Arrrgh Us. The helpful staff is always
ready to outfit any swashbuckling adventurer offering everything from captains’ hats to buckled shoes. Don’t forget to pick up a compass, spy glass, and treasure map for your adventure, too! They offer dozens of pirate flags in various sizes. And no trip to Ocean City’s pirate headquarters would be complete without a souvenir Ocean City Pirates Arrrgh Us T-shirt or beach towel. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? AIR Circus and Pirates Arrrgh Us! are open year round. The staff will help you find whatever you’re looking for.
FScurvy B-Gone FDesigner Peg Legs FEyepatches FPirate Party Supplies FBooty FSwag FTreasure Maps FPirate Stickers FSwords and Flags
COMPANY Address, Ocean Ocean City qCity (609) PIRATES ARRRGHHNAME US qq1114-1116 Boardwalk, q 555-5555 (609) 399-9343
SHOPPING FOOD l s GOOD
“Bra fittings, “insert organics, quote here” gifts and First more,” Last, Julie title
Gabrielle & Co.
A Fabulous Collection of Beautiful Things From Around the Globe
Miessence is the world’s first line of certified organic skin, hair, cosmetic and health care products. Your body absorbs a significant amount of whatever you put on your skin. Choose wisely. See more of Gabrielle & Co.’s organic products at gabrielleorganics. com.
MORE ORGANICS Gabrielle & Co. carries a large selection of organic products. Nurture your mind, body and soul with their gourmet organic foods and teas. Comfy nightwear, T-shirts and women’s clothing as well as baby and toddler clothing. Bath towels and household cleaners are also in stock. Their focus is fair trade merchandise or made in the U.S.A.
UNIQUE SOAPS A large selection of soaps and lotions made locally with all natural and organic ingredients.
LINGERIE WHERE IS IT? WEST side of Asbury, two doors south of 8th Street.
FOpen Every Day FPersonalized Service FOff-Street Parking Available FProfessional Bra Fittings FGift Certificates FOrganics FElegant Gifts FAccept V, MC FFree Gift Wrapping
WHY SHOULD I GO? EVERY town needs a unique shop whose racks are filled with singular, beautiful, thoughtful, quality merchandise. Luckily, Ocean City has Gabrielle & Co. Owner Julie Gunn doesn’t stock her upscale Asbury Avenue store with labels – rather, she scours the globe to find elegant, cutting-edge women’s apparel - from casual to formal wear - as well as beauty products, home décor, jewelry and gifts. Julie’s also taken her boutique a step greener with a large selection of certified organic products. Do you know what’s in your bath and body products? Gabrielle & Co. will educate you and help you make wise product
choices. Julie provides the attentive service that shoppers should, but don’t always, receive. Women’s fashion starts underneath and Gabrielle & Co. has expert corsettiers for bra fittings. Their selection of bridal lingerie is unmatched in the area and they have a fabulous collection of other wedding accessories. Their gift baskets can be customized to include anything from the store. Choose from a wide selection of gourmet foods, bath and body lines, jewelry and much more! Plus you’ll find many unique items including selected products from Oprah’s “O” List! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? GABRIELLE & Co. offers free facials by appointment. They’re open year round and they ship anywhere.
The Look Great Feel Fabulous Store
A wide array of fine lingerie, including Carnival, Le Mystère (Oprah’s favorite), Fantasie, Felina, Rago, Goddess, Lunaire, Freya and Fancee Free as well as casual and fancy nightwear.
BRIDAL Peignoirs, honeymoon attire, beautiful gifts, handkerchiefs, jewelry, a bridal registry and more.
GABRIELLE & CO.q 810 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-1008 q GabrielleAndCo.com
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“It’s not how much you have that makes you “insert rich, quote it’s how here”you First spend Last, it,”title Jeff
Henry’s, Ocean City’s Landmark Jeweler
Since 1972 THE OCEAN CITY HOOK BRACELET™ Henry’s is your headquarters for the Original OC Hook Bracelet: the ultimate statement to capture the charm of your favorite resort. This unique trademarked design offers a fashionable, fun way to show your pride, and to remember the good times all year round. Say it with style!
NAUTICAL COLLECTION A jaw-dropping array of designer creations! Choose from diamond, gold, and sterling silver collections. You’ll discover showcases of shore-themed treasures, many made exclusively for Henry’s: Ocean City’s Landmark Jeweler since 1972!
PANDORA Authorized Ocean City source. Add to your collection, or begin a new one at Henrys: OC’s Landmark Jeweler.
OCBP™ APPAREL Henry’s carries a wide selection of WHERE IS IT? BOARDWALK between 12th and 13th... well worth finding!
FOpen Year Round FLarge Selection F38 Years on Boardwalk FPandora FOCBP™ Apparel FAccept V, MC, AE & D FExperienced Service FFine Jewelry FConflict-Free Material
WHY SHOULD I GO? BECAUSE Henry’s is a shopping experience! Have some fun! Since 1972, Henry’s has been Ocean City’s most trusted source of unique, quality jewelry; always at an affordable price. You’re sure to find a tempting selection of the latest in diamond, gold, and sterling silver designs. A firm commitment to value and service - in a relaxed atmosphere - has helped Henry’s earn the trust of OC locals and loyal summer visitors. No stay at the shore is complete without a visit. So come in and see for yourself why Henry’s has earned its title of Ocean City’s Landmark Jeweler! Jeff and Sam (friends since 6th grade who opened the
store in 1972) travel far and wide to hand-select from the best of the world’s diamond-cutting centers, choosing only conflict-free material direct from the mines. You can be confident that the jewelry you select will feature the brightest, most sparkling, and most affordable diamonds available. It’s upon such attention to detail that Henry’s has built its impeccable reputation. Value, service and selection -- offering designs you won’t find anywhere else. With Skipper at the bench providing 30 years of master craftsmanship, it’s easy to see why Henry’s guarantee remains the same: Your Complete Satisfaction!
authentic, officially trademarked life-
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? HENRY’S is also an official supplier of authentic OCBP apparel, including the Original OCBP™ Jacket.
(You know what? You really need to
Fine Jewelry Since 1972
guard apparel, including the Original OCBP™ jacket. The original and still the best! Built by Gear, and made to last.
FINE JEWELRY Diamonds, pearls, exotic gemstones...
see for yourself -- it’s pretty amazing).
HENRY’S FINE JEWELRY q 1236 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (800) 214-4435 q henrysoc.com
B&B Department Store
Annarelli’s Bicycles Huge Selection of Bikes, Plus Great Repair Services
BATHING SUITS Lots and lots of them in all the lat-
est brands. One-piece, two-piece, boy shorts, board shorts, you name it. B&B
knows what you want and they have it in stock.
OCEAN CITY GEAR
Show your love for America’s Greatest SADDLES
Family Resort. Plenty of Ocean City stuff in all kinds of colors and styles.
LIFE IS GOOD
SALES & SERVICE
Keep the good vibes flowing with this New England-based clothing line.
B&B is open year-round so whether TRAINING TOOLS
you’re here for the first day of summer (a hoodie in case it gets cold, swimsuit
for the beach, T-shirts for the rest of the day), or here for First Night (a
warm jacket, jeans, gloves, hat) B&B has got the stuff you need and the
styles you want.
SUPPLEMENTS VINEYARD VINES BAGS
Colorful, quality fashions with a flare for New England. Vineyard Vines was
started by two brothers with zero experience. The line has grown from
WHERE IS IT? THE southwest corner of 10th and Asbury in the heart of Ocean City’s Historic Downtown. WHY SHOULD I GO? FOR 75 years, Annarelli’s Bicycle Shop has been the leader for bicycle sales and service in Ocean City - ever since 1935. From pint-sized bikes for the kids, to the latest creations for adults, Annarelli’s offers the best and largest selection in town. Come in and let the professionals at Annarelli’s Bicycle Shop help you find the bike of your dreams. Annarelli’s professional and knowledgeable staff is ready serve you in a friendly manner and help you
find the perfect bikes and accessories. With hundreds of bikes in stock, they have the largest inventory of bicycles for sale in Ocean City. They have a great selection of cruisers, sport-comfort bikes, hybrid, road and mountain bikes. They also have helmets, lights, bike bags, clothing, bicycle parts and superior bike repair services. They carry many of the top brands including Giant, Redline, Schwinn, and Raleigh, and they service most models and makes, always with speed and accuracy. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? ANNARELLI’S can have your bike tuned up in a jiffy. They’re open year round too.
a collection of men’s ties to fashions
for the whole family. Island inspired
and very compatible with the Ocean WHERE IS IT?
FOpen Year Round
SMACK dab in the middle of Asbury Avenue. East side of the street between 8th and 9th.
FLarge Selection FSpeedy Repair Servcies FBike Accessories FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FStreet Parking FKids Bikes Too F75 Years in Business
ANNARELLI’S BICYCLE SHOP q 1014 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-2238
WHY SHOULD I GO? IS THERE something you forgot to pack? Your swimsuit perhaps? Or maybe you’ve been wanting a new necklace for the summer, or a new hoodie, or shorts or maybe some Ocean City gear. Relax. B&B has got you covered. And the only thing better than the selection of name-brand clothing and accessories is the prices. With 20 years in Ocean City and over 10,000 square feet of shopping space, B&B has everything you might need for
the summer season (or fall, winter and spring for that matter). For the ladies there’s an enormous selection of name brand bathing suits from the latest designers and more. If it’s stylish and it goes on your body, B&B probably has it. Tops, shorts, jeans, workout gear, board shorts, T-shirts, sweaters, skirts, pullovers – everything.
FOpen Year Round FGreat Prices FLARGE Inventory FSwimsuits FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? B&B is open year-round and is always refreshing the merchandise. Gift cards are available and online shopping will be available soon.
FStreet Parking FBeach Gear FJewelry Too
COMPANY STORE NAMEq q Address, q City (609) B&B DEPARTMENT 827 AsburyOcean Avenue,City Ocean q555-5555 (609) 391-0046
The Butterf ly Boutique
Where Ideas Come to Life
By The Sea Surf Shop
Sun ... Surf... Sand
BIRTHDAY PARTIES Choose from one of their creative party themes, such as an artist party, princess or pirate party, race car party, seashore party, sports-theme party, tea party, or a make-your-own party. Includes invitations, face painting and decorations, drinks, a craft of your choice, kid’s music, and a memory frame and photo for the birthday child.
WHY SHOULD I GO? THERE are so many cool reasons to go, but for starters, go for the relaxed atmosphere, where the creative and oh-so-nice staff will help you choose just the right personalized stationery or custom invitations for your big event. Secondly, there are plenty of fun-filled activities and educational toys to keep the children happy and occupied. The well-stocked Arts and Crafts table is always available with a variety of projects to choose from. Complementary Story Time is 11am on Wednes-
days from June through September, and on Saturday mornings all year round. The Butterfly Boutique offers walk-in craft projects, including seashell and T-shirt painting, and special events such as candle and book making. You can shop online for notecards, Melissa & Doug toys, Butterfly Wings, Wall Candy Arts™, Sammy’s Adventure in OCNJ, and our favorite; Pray with me Mantis! They’ll ship to you or you can pick up your order at their store. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Butterfly Boutique is open year round, available for birthday parties, and to host special events for all ages. Online at www.butterflyboutiqueoc.net.
SUN Ocean City’s largest selection of Oakley eyewear,
Definition Polarized Optics. Be like no other . . . Design your own sunglasses with our in-store Oakley Custom Program. SURF
SPECIAL WORKSHOPS Decoupage, Ornament, Candle Making, Beading Workshop, Paper Making and more.
WHERE IS IT? ON ASBURY Avenue, east side, mid-block, between 9th and 10th. In the heart of Downtown.
Bodyboards by Wave Rebel & Blaster. Skimboards by Wave Zone. Soft-top surfboards by Surface & Doyle. Clothing and
WALK-IN CRAFTS Rain or shine, walk in Arts and Crafts are here. Hacky sack, seashell, turtle bank, ladybug bank, princess mirror, piggy bank, race car bank and more.
accessories by Oakley, Fox, Globe, Ocean
INVITATIONS The Butterfly Boutique can help design all the details for your event, from the invitations to the floral bouquets, centerpieces and party favors for your oh-so-special masquerade engagement party and the elegant outdoor wedding celebration.
Quality footwear for men and women
SHOP ONLINE The Butterfly Boutique’s online store specializes in personalized notecards and stationery, holiday greeting cards, and holiday photo cards featuring unique and custom designs. Customization and personalization is available, as is free digital proofing so you can view your stationery or card before it’s printed. Several holiday greeting cards feature original work by local artists. The Butterfly Boutique also carries a large variety of educational toys by Melissa & Doug.
Private and semi-private surfing lessons.
FCustom Invitations FPersonalized Stationery FChildren’s Activities FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, D FStreet Parking FOnline Shopping FWalk-In Activities
THE BUTTERFLY BOUTIQUE q 943 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 391-0812 q butterflyboutiqueoc.net
& Earth, Victory KoreDry and more. SAND from Rainbow, Havaianas, Ocean Minded, Cobian, Kustom, Oakley, Globe, Vans, Nike 6.O, Emu Australia, and more. SURF LESSONS Lessons are designed for the needs of the individual. Surfers are not mixed in with groups. All lessons are two hours long. All equipment is provided. SURFBOARD RENTALS Day rentals begin at 9am and last all day. Weekly rates available. WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boards, next door to Shriver’s at 9th Street. WHY SHOULD I GO? BY THE Sea is the Boardwalk’s home for quality eyewear and footwear. By The Sea has an extensive collection of sunglasses featuring Oakley, as well as Electric, Spy, Arnette, Anarchy, Maui Jim, Hobie, Native, and more. Women and men’s sandals and footwear from Havaianas, Rainbow, Cobian, Ocean Minded, Oakley, Globe, Vans, Nike 6.O, Emu Australia, and more. By The Sea always carries a well-stocked
line of the latest boardshorts, rash shirts, tees, hoodies, bodyboards, skimboards, wetsuits, and soft-top surfboards. Maybe this is the year you try surfing? Learn to surf this summer with private and semi-private surf lessons. Lessons are catered to the client’s needs and customers are never mixed in with a group. Spend a full two hours with your surfing instructor and get the personal attention you deserve. Also ask about our Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Demos. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SURFBOARD rentals begin at 9am and last all day. Weekly rates too.
Breakfast, Lunch Dinner FBoardwalk & 9th&Street Location F Price Of Entrées: $ FSunglasses F TableDresses Service & Beach Cover Ups FSun F Large Parties Welcome FSkimboards F HandicapSurfboards Accessible FSoft-Top F Accept V, MC, AE & D FBodyboards F Street Parking FSandals & Footwear F Takeout Available FBackpacks Children’s Menu FSunblock
COMPANY q Address, OceanOcean City City q (609) 555-5555 BY THE SEA SURFNAME SHOP q 850 Boardwalk, q (609) 398-0159
Could Be Yours Consignment Shop
Caid Mille Failte! They Have Everything Irish ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW Could Be Yours is a great place to shop. But you can’t go just once, you have to keep going back to see what’s new. One of the best parts is that the inventory at Could Be Yours is updated regularly. Go on a Monday and by Friday, there will be new pieces to browse.
IRISH APPAREL Irish sweatshirts of every kind, including Eagles and Phillies attire; rugby jerseys featuring Irish teams; imported hats, caps and scarves, handknit sweaters, coats and capes, ties, socks and a
UNBELIEVABLE PRICES Looking for a Coach bag but don’t want to pay full price? Could Be Yours probably has a Coach bag in great condition just waiting for you to snap it up. You might want to hurry though, someone else may be looking to snap it up too.
large selection of infant and toddler wear. Our favorite is the "pasta and potato" shirts – that's a half-Irish, halfItalian baby. Now THAT’S cute. CLADDAGH
NAME BRANDS You never know what you’ll find in Could Be Yours - that’s half the fun. Calvin Klein, Tory Burch, J. Crew, Ann Taylor... Helena has high standards for her merchandise so you know you’ll get a great piece at a great price.
Let love and friendship reign. This distinctly Irish design features two hands clasping a heart, capped by a crown, signifying love (the heart), friendship (the hands), and loyalty (the crown).
GREAT LOCATION There’s something for everyone in Downtown Ocean City. Ocean City is the largest shopping district at the Jersey Shore with the Asbury Avenue district offering over 100 unique shops, galleries and restaurants – all independently owned and operated. The Downtown was thrilled to have their eclectic shops and personal services recognized as being named Best of the Shore by South Jersey magazine as the number-one shopping district at the Shore.
Ireland Imports carries a large selection of rings and more. GUINNESS WEAR The 250-year-old brew of Erie is an Irish icon. Ireland Imports has T-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, novelties, golf shirts and plenty of other stout stuff.
GREAT SELECTION Helena’s shop is packed to the brim with great value: new and almost new men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. Prom gowns, vintage accessories, bags, shoes jewelry and more. Helena’s always has a clearance rack!
WEDDINGS Cake toppers, cake knives, glasses, frames and other gifts. JEWELRY Bracelets, Celtic crosses, pendants,
SERVICE WITH A SMILE Always at Helena’s place. WHERE IS IT? IN THE middle of Asbury Avenue, between 7th and 8th Streets in Ocean City’s Historic Downtown. WHY SHOULD I GO? EVERYBODY loves top brands and recognizable labels. But not everyone can afford the designer prices. Helena Hamilton is here to help. The longtime Ocean City resident combined her love for clothes and her love for consignment shops and opened Could Be Yours Consignment Boutique just last year. Already she’s garnered a loyal following of fans who appreciate her high standards and great prices. Could Be Yours is bursting with vintage clothing
and some pieces that still have the label on them. You could find a never-worn item at a fraction of the price you’d pay at a retail store. Dresses in every size, hats, skirts, tops of every color and style as well as jackets, jeans, belts, scarves and more. Need shoes to go with your new outfit? Helena has an entire wall of shoes. You need a purse to complete the outfit? No prob. Finally, choose something from Helena’s collection of vintage jewelry and bring your ensemble together. Fabulous!
WHERE IS IT? ASBURY Avenue, just south of 7th Street.
FOpen Every Day FLarge Selection FDowntown District FName Brands FHandicap Accessible FCash Only FStreet Parking
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? COULD Be Yours also carries a selection of men’s and children’s items. Open year round from 10am to 5pm.
earrings, necklaces and rings.
FMen’s Clothing FChildrens Apparel
COULD BE YOURS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE q 716 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 703-4457
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Irish have played a huge role in shaping America, from building railroads to transforming politics. More than 40 million Americans claim Irish ancestry – so what do you get for the proud Irishman/woman on your list? Ireland Imports can help. As Ocean City’s largest importer of unique gifts and treasures from the Emerald Isle, they’re sure to have what you’re looking for. Owner Janet Sellers carries Belleek China, Heritage Crystal, Mullingar Pewter, Guinness wear, novelties, handknit
sweaters, coats and capes, children’s clothing, Irish apparel and an extensive collection of the finest Irish music you’ve ever heard, including Celtic Women, Hair of the Dog and the McKrells. And let’s not forget the most recognizable symbol of Irish love, loyalty and friendship – the Claddagh ring. Irish Imports has a fabulous collection of Claddagh items.
FContemporary and Traditional FBelleek China FHeritage Crystal FMullingar Pewter FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THEY carry traditional and contemporary Irish wedding gifts, cake toppers and knives, toasting glasses, as well as dolls, jewelry, and seasonal items. Inis Or perfume too.
FStreet Parking FCoats and Capes FChildren’s Clothing
IRELAND IMPORTS q 711 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 398-1948 q irishimportsoc.com
La Bottine Boutique Stylish Shoes, Accessories, Jewelry, Home Accents
America’s Classic Snack; A Thoughtful Gift Too!
HAND-MADE, CERTIFIED FAIR TRADE
All of Johnson’s Caramel Popcorn is
HANDBAGS BY GECKO TRADER
hand mixed in large copper kettles. The aroma of hot caramel being tossed over
Every item in this collection is hand-made
fluffy popcorn drifts up and down the Boardwalk and always draws a crowd.
and benefits women’s cooperatives or
Really hungry? Order the large tub. Not
non-profit organizations that support
so hungry? Grab a small bag and be on
women’s human rights across the globe.
This fair trade collection offers a line of
MORE FLAVORS Yes, the caramel popcorn is an Ocean
trend-setting, women-made, fair trade
City icon, but Johnson’s isn’t afraid to
products including stylish apparel, acces-
add some flavor to its repertoire. Peanut Crunch, Chocolate Drizzle and Platinum
sories and gifts with one purpose ~ help-
Edition will keep your taste buds happy
ing women in need help themselves.
all summer long - and well into the winter as well.
JEWELRY BY BARBARA SILVERSTEIN
GET THE GEAR You thought OCBP meant Ocean City
Beach Patrol? Well, it does, but it also stands for Ocean City’s Best Popcorn.
Show the world your good taste with
Johnson’s apparel. Choose from a sweatshirt, long-sleeve or short-sleeveT-shirt.
A GREAT GIFT OR FAVOR
Johnson’s Popcorn is perfect for all your
occasions – be they business or plea-
sure. Give Johnson’s for the holidays, for business clients, or as a party favor at
your next celebration. Johnson’s products can be shipped anywhere. WHERE IS IT? THREE locations on the Boards; at 14th (yearround), 6th and 8th Streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? SINCE 1940, Johnson’s Popcorn has been one of the most famous icons on the Ocean City Boardwalk. If you don’t know where their three stores are located, they’re easy to find. Just follow the aroma of popcorn and look for the red and white awnings. If you’re going to the Boardwalk, Johnson’s is a highly recommended stop. Grab a small cup (it’s really not THAT small) to keep you going on those crazy Boardwalk nights, or snag a large tub on your
way home – it’s great to take to those unfortunates who aren’t in Ocean City. Speaking of your unfortunate friends, Johnson’s can be shipped anywhere in the world! Do you need that quick gift, but not sure what to get? Send a tub or tin of Johnson’s Caramel Popcorn. Also try their other flavors: Peanut Crunch, Chocolate Drizzle and Platinum Edition! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? LOOKING for an unusual and fabulous party favor? Johnson’s offers personal-size containers and can customize the label for your party or promotion.
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COMPANY q Address, Ocean City q (609) 555-5555 JONHSON’S POPCORN q 1368NAME Boardwalk, Ocean City q (800) 842-2676 q johnsonspopcorn.com
ART AND LOTS MORE WHERE IS IT? NEAR the corner of 10th and Asbury, just south of Ocean City Home Bank. WHY SHOULD I GO? STYLISH, smart, one-of-a-kind shops continue to pop up along Asbury Avenue in the heart of the downtown shopping district. La Bottine (Bohteen) Boutique, an inviting and aesthetic boutique with an open door and a comfortable vibe, opened in 2006 with a unique collection of shoes, jewelry, art and antiques. The seamless collection of name shoes and other unique items reflects the signature flair of owner Suzanne Matura. Singular jewelry and lots of very cool stuff.
La Bottine is stocked full of the latest shoes, boots, summer footwear, accessories, handbags, hats and even some very original artwork. Suzanne and her crew have all of the hottest and newest styles to keep you looking your best. La Bottine also has some great baby fashions too. Need a gift for a new mom? Or a gift for your new niece? La Bottine has something fabulous guaranteed. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE store won the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Outstanding New Business Award in 2006. Great prices too.
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COMPANY NAME Address, City q LA BOTTINE BOUTIQUE qq1033 AsburyOcean Avenue, Ocean City(609) q 555-5555 (609) 399-6400
Pessano’s Variety Stores New SECOND Location on the Boardwalk at 11th
Made With the Best Ingredients; A Very Sweet Treat! FUDGE Lots and lots of different flavors including peanut butter, chocolate, chocolate nut, vanilla, vanilla nut, marshmallow, vanilla coconut, vanilla chocolate chip and more.
WHAT YOU NEED, CLOSE BY Pessano’s strives to offer life’s little necessities – toothpaste, band-aids, cold remedies and aspirin, magazines, sunblock - almost anything you can think of - in a convenient location.
ASSORTED COOKIES Fabulous macaroons (chocolate covered, too), Southern-style pecan pralines that are to-die-for, chocolate chips – enough to keep your sweet tooth busy for a week.
A SECOND LOCATION New this season! Pop over to the newest Pessano’s Variety Store at 1130 Boardwalk, where you’ll find Pessano’s great selection and quality at, you know, another location. FAMILY OWNED Pessano’s has been serving Ocean City tourists since 1946. And their dedication to service is noticeable from the minute you walk in.
ALL KINDS OF CANDIES Butter crunch, chocolate-covered pretzels, turtles, fine chocolate, chocolate-covered fruit, novelty candy, and assorted boxes of tasty treats.
PARTY TRAYS Celebrate your big events like Memorial Day, Night in Venice or Fourth of July with a tray of sweets from Laura’s. Personalized party favors too.
LARGE SELECTION Board games, beach games, body boards, skim boards, beach lacrosse sticks, bocce ball sets, horseshoes, beach towels, kites, T-shirts, beach buckets, beach chairs, wiffle ball sets, sunglasses, hats, aloe, coolers, stationery, postcards, beach bags, frisbees, souvenirs, rafts, pools, health and beauty products, flip-flops. As you can see, absolutely everything you need for the perfect family vacation!
APPAREL Laura’s Fudge sweatshirts and T-shirts are the perfect gift for anyone – and especially anyone named Laura. Pick ‘em along with a box of fudge.
BEACH READS Catch up on the news, or the gossip on the beach, with local and metropolitan newspapers, magazines, paperbacks and puzzle books.
SALT WATER TAFFY Every flavor you love – vanilla, watermelon, butterscotch, banana, grape, chocolate, root beer, watermelon, and a whole lot more.
WHERE IS IT? THREE locations: 34th and West, 1136 Boardwalk, and their newest shop at 935 Asbury Avenue. WHY SHOULD I GO? THERE’S a new breed of business owner in Ocean City and they’re young! And sometimes they make really delicious fudge and other tasty treats. John and Katie Ball are Ocean City natives who own and operate three Laura’s Fudge Shops. Katie (who we like to call the Wizard of West Avenue for no particular reason other than Laura’s fabulous fudge) and John run a fudge lover’s paradise. The hardest part is probably choosing – there are chocolate-covered strawberries,
pretzels, candy seashells, Sour Patch Kids, malt balls, almond clusters, coconut clusters and our favorite – the Southern-style pecan pralines. The brother-sister team suggest you try their famous peanut butter fudge, but don’t worry, they have all your favorite flavors. The location on Asbury Avenue carries an extensive assortment of candy-making supplies. Voted Best of the Press by the Press of Atlantic City newspaper.
FThree Locations in Ocean City FAsbury Avenue Open Year Round FFine Chocolates FGift Baskets FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC & D FStreet Parking
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? LAURA’S ships anywhere. Send some sweet love from Ocean City almost anywhere in the world.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE corner of 3rd and Atlantic in the north end of Ocean City. New this season! A second location at 1130 Boardwalk.
FWorld-Wide Shipping FParty Trays
LAURA’S FUDGE q 1136 Boardwalk, 34th and West, 935 Asbury Ocean City q (609) 399-0616
WHY SHOULD I GO? NEED a new beach chair? Forgot to pack the sunscreen? Perhaps you finished your summer read way before you got to the beach? Relax, Pessano’s has been around for more than 60 years and it’s their job to know everything you could possibly need while in Ocean City. So don’t worry, Pessano’s has beach chairs, body boards, beach carts, sunglasses, beach towels, suntan lotion and – very importantly – they have wagons to
rent, so you can haul all that stuff to the beach. Pessano’s is family-owned and operated so you know they’re bound to be nice and friendly. One of the best parts about a vacation in Ocean City is the ability to park the car and walk everywhere. So throw on your flip-flops and take a stroll down to Pessano’s for your morning paper or maybe for some gifts for the folks back home. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? TOYS, novelties, greeting cards, books, stationery, gifts, health and beauty aids, well, Pessano’s has thought of everything. Pessano’s is an authorized dealer for Telescope Brand beach chairs.
FLarge Variety of Items FGreat Location FNewspapers, Magazines FBeach Supplies FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FClose to Beach FSeasonal Hours FChildren’s Toys
Ocean& 1130 CityBoardwalk, q (609) 555-5555 PESSANO’S VARIETY COMPANY STORE q 3rdNAME Streetq andAddress, Atlantic Avenue Ocean City q (609) 399-1889
Silver Lining & Name Station
Sunglass Menagerie 31 Years at the Beach . Cool Camels, Cool Shades SUNGLASSES A great selection and prices that will keep you coming back for more. The deals are so good at Silver Lining, you can buy a pair for your car, boat - and if you have one - your airplane.
JEWELRY Looking for cool, trendy jewelry at a price you’ll love? Find it at Silver Lining. Browse their large selection of rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, watches and pendants. Their selection is perfect for costconscious families that want hip pieces of jewelry at unbeatable prices.
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COSTA DEL MAR D&G DRAGON ELECTRIC HOBIE
PURSES It’s tough to stay current with the latest trends, but Silver Lining can help. Studded handbags, soft handbags, large handbags, beach bags - all kinds of handbags. You can look chic, glamorous and fashionable at Silver Lining for a reasonable price.
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NAME STATION Personalized name bracelets make a wonderful gift for children and friends. At Name Station you’ll find personalized items featuring colorful beads and beautiful crystals in the color of your choice. Choose your favorite color, birthstone or a combination bracelet with many colors. These bracelets are beautiful and unique and make a wonderful keepsake. Let your princess explore the Boardwalk’s largest selection of Disney fun toys! WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk, between 9th and 10th Streets.
necklaces, bracelets, rings and more - and you won’t need a second mortgage to afford them.
WHY SHOULD I GO? EVERYONE can find something at Silver Lining without spending a million. Fashion jewelry, purses, sterling silver, flipflops, sunglasses - Silver Lining is a great spot to find that lasting souvenir of Ocean City.
And speaking of cute bracelets, Name Station, right next door to Silver Lining, creates unique bracelets for yourself or someone special in your life. Baby bracelets, birthstone bracelets - Name Station has hundreds of beads to add personality to your creation. Name Station specializes in designing bracelets that are unique for each customer.
Silver Lining is simply a super-cute place to shop. You’ll find cool, trendy items and you won’t have to break your vacation budget. Need a cute cover up for the beach? Silver Lining has a great selection. Want to show off your new tan with some accenting jewelry? Silver Lining has great
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SILVER Lining and Name Station are open seasonally.
FOpen Seasonally FLarge Selection
FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FAir-Conditioned FBeach Items FTrendy Stuff
SILVER LINING AND NAME STATION q 930-932 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 398-4918
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WHY SHOULD I GO? BECAUSE you want to look good, that’s why! Sunglass Menagerie staff are specially trained to fit you with the perfect shades for your face and budget. The shop is packed with all the name brands you love and some you’ve never heard of before. Sunglasses are more than just an accessory as the salesperson will tell you. Keeping protected from the sun is extremely important for everyone, especially those of
you with light colored eyes. Just like your skin is affected, so are your eyes. Pick a pair that keeps out UV. Come squinting... leave smiling! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Sunglass Menagerie’s superfun staff sell
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SUNGLASS MENAGERIE q 1124 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 391-8000 q thesunglassmenagerie.com
We R Wireless
Your local Premium Verizon Wireless Retailer
Four Boutiques with Everything You Need
WE R WIRELESS YOUR LOCAL PREMIUM VERIZON WIRELESS RETAILER Stay in touch. And take advantage of America’s largest and most reliable network and get the best value in wireless. WHY VERIZON WIRELESS? Verizon Wireless has The Best Network at a Better Price with Unlimited Talk and Text on eligible plans, The Nation’s Largest 3G Network, the Friends and Family Plan and a global capability to keep you in touch no matter where you go. CUSTOMER SERVICE IS THEIR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY You won’t wait long. We R Wireless boasts a 99 percent customer satisfaction rating and was honored with the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award as Number One in the Philadelphia tri-state area in complete customer satisfaction. EXTENDED STORE HOURS Technology never sleeps! Luckily, these guys stay open late in case your technology needs an upgrade or new accessories. ACCESSORIES FOR ALL BRANDS Sure they have Verizon products, but they have accessories to fit all major brands. SMART PHONES With America’s largest 3G network get the smart phone that best suits your needs. HOURS 8am to 9pm in season 10am to 6pm off-season Call for details. WHERE IS IT? F O U R Locations: 925, 1026, 1038 and 1040 Asbury. All in the heart of Ocean City’s Historic Downtown Shopping District. WHY SHOULD I GO? T H E R E i s a l o t g o i n g o n a t Ta - D a h . W i t h f o u r s t o r e s Ta - D a h c a r r i e s a w i d e r a n g e of clothing from juniors and missies to women’s wear. In need of a new outfit, cruise wear or a gift for a special friend? Yo u c a n b e s u r e t o f i n d i t a t Ta - D a h . A n d
i t ’ s n o t j u s t c l o t h i n g . Ta - D a h c a r r i e s a large variety of accessories including beautiful jewelry, evening and summer handbags, sunglasses and sandals. Tu m m y Tu c k j e a n s a r e a l s o a v a i l a b l e a t Ta - D a h p e r f e c t f o r t h e w o m a n l o o k i n g t o s l i m h e r i n a l l t h e r i g h t s p o t s . Ta - D a h offers a wide range of styles with pieces that are complementary and easy to care f o r . A t Ta - D a h t h e r e i s a l i t t l e s o m e t h i n g f o r e v e r y o n e s o d o n ’ t f o r g e t t o Ta - D a h today!
WHERE IS IT? IN THE heart of the downtown shopping district on Asbury Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets.
WHY SHOULD I GO?
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FExtended Summer Hours FGift Certificates FHandicap Accessible FStreet Parking FAccept V, MC, AE & D
TA-DAH! q 925, 1026, 1038 & 1040 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 398-6771
YOU need to stay in touch, right? And thanks to We R Wireless, Ocean City’s Premier Verizon Wireless Retailer, Ocean City residents and visitors have a much easier time of it. Today’s world is focused on instant communication. Whether you’re a businessman, parent or just want to stay in touch with friends, Ocean City’s Premier Verizon Wireless Retailer has the right package to fit your needs. With a commitment to customer satisfac-
tion and a knowledgeable staff, We R Wireless has the technology, the tools and the know-how to keep your cell phone up and working to its maximum potential. Left home and forgot your cell phone charger? No problem, We R Wireless has accessories for every make and model from any company. Take the web with you. At We R Wireless, you’ll find wireless internet cards - wireless internet modems so you can access the internet even on the beach. Whatever you need or want for wireless communications, We R Wireless has it. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? WE R WIRELESS is open year round.
FCustomer Service Oriented FPhones and PDAs FAll Accessories FWireless Internet Cards FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FStreet Parking FSmart Phones FKnowledgeable Staff
COMPANY NAME q Address, q (609) VERIZON WIRELESS PREMIUM RETAILER q 641Ocean AsburyCity Avenue, Ocean555-5555 City q (609) 545-8731
s SHOPPING Azul Coast International Food Market
WHERE IS IT? WEST side of West Avenue, between 2nd and 3rd Streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? IF YOU’RE looking for things that you don’t normally find at the supermarket, then Azul Coast is the place for you. Azul Coast is an international market with Mexican, Italian, Asian and Brazilian items and ingredients. The shelves at Azul Coast are lined with fresh and bagged chilies, authentic piñatas, Mexican candy, as well as fresh bread, produce and groceries from around the world. There’s also a fine selection of Mexican gift items, crafts and souvenirs. Try the organic Mexican blend coffee, it’s rich and robust. Tired of bland salsa? Azul Coast carries homemade salsa and guacamole too. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? AZUL Coast also has wireless internet access so you can sip your coffee and check your email while sitting on the porch. They’re open seven days, year round. Look for their new line of organic items in 2010.
214 West Avenue, Ocean City (609) 398-4526 136
The Flying Carp Gift Gallery
The Flying Carp Clothing Gallery
Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy
WHERE IS IT? ON ASBURY Avenue, east side, mid-block, between 9th and 10th.
WHERE IS IT? DOWNTOWN on Asbury Avenue between 7th and 8th.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk at 11th Street. Look for the red awning.
WHY SHOULD I GO? ENJOYING its third season at its new location at 939 Asbury Avenue, The Flying Carp Gift Gallery continues to bring a special blend of handcrafted jewelry, cards, and gifts to Ocean City. The Flying Carp Gift Gallery appeals to visitors searching for good design, craftsmanship, and originality. There is always something new and different to discover, so come see what’s new.
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Flying Carp Clothing Gallery is a favorite destination for women who demand comfort, quality, timeless design, and lots of imagination. The store atmosphere is relaxed. Customers are encouraged to feel confident and to express their personal style, whether simple and elegant or bold and dramatic.
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OPEN year-round. New items arrive daily.
ANYTHING ELSE ? THE Flying Carp is open year round, seven days a week, except for a short reprieve in February.
SOME STORE HIGHLIGHTS FOR over 20 years, the Carp has featured an ever-changing array of treasures for the home, body, and spirit. Recent highlights include Papyrus cards, Jane Diaz and Dana Kellin jewelry, Votivo candles, Biggs and Featherbelle bath products, as well as Maruca and Bungalow 360 bags and a whole lot more.
939 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City (609) 464-2608 q theflyingcarp.com
WHY SHOULD I GO? AS A small family business, Fralinger’s is proud to continue the candy making excellence began by the James and Fralinger families many years ago. They still make their candy the old-fashioned way, using the finest ingredients and adhering to strict quality standards. The folks at Fralinger’s think their candy confections are among the world’s best. But don’t take their word for it, try some for yourself - your complete satisfaction is guaranteed. Fralinger’s offers a wide variety of deluxe confections and salt water taffy including macaroons, fudge, mints, keepsake candy tins, chocolates, old-time specialties, gift baskets, gift towers, nuts, sugar-free candy, filled centers, peanut butter chews, toffee and more. Fralinger’s also offers corporate gifts for clients, employees, vendors and business associates.
STORE HIGHLIGHTS AN EXTRAORDINARY collection featuring Bryn Walker, Gerties, Babette, Blanque, Amy Brill, Eileen Fisher, Pat Farley, Ivan Grundahl, Hobo, Kedem Sasson, Noblu, Oska, Planet, Xiao, and more.
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? ORDER toll free at (800) 441-1404. Or online at www.fralingers.com. James’ and Fralinger’s stores are all across Cape May and Atlantic Counties from Atlantic City to Cape May.
745 Asbury Address, Avenue, OceanOcean City City (609) 391-1546 555-5555
1100 Boardwalk, Ocean City (609) 399-2202 q fralingers.com 137
s SHOPPING Gingham Whale Antiques, Folk Art, Shore Things
WHERE IS IT? ON ASBURY Avenue, in the heart of the downtown shopping district, between 6th and 7th Streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Gingham Whale is the kind of shop that brings a smile to your face the moment you walk in. Owner Carol Kearney has a knack for finding eye-catching and eclectic items and bringing them to her cute store on Asbury Avenue. Inside you’ll find jewelry from local and national artists - pieces you don’t normally see in other stores. You’ll also find fun signs - signs to remind you of your fun summer days in Ocean City - that will liven up any wall in your house. Vintage linens, wicker, china and furniture too. There are home accents from Lilly Pulitzer, Ocean City memorabilia, folk art pieces that are definite conversation starters, paintings, framed photos and a whole lot more. If you’re looking for a singular item as a centerpiece for one of your rooms, chances are you’ll find something well-made and charming at the Gingham Whale. Stop in today, there are new items arriving all the time. Voted Best of the Shore by Philadelphia magazine in 2009. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Gingham Whale is open May to October. There is a second location in Williamsburg, Virginia at the Williamsburg Antique Mall.
Furniture & Designs
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WHERE IS IT? ON WEST Avenue, bayside, mid-block between 6th and 7th.
WHERE IS IT? JUST north of the corner of 8th and Asbury.
WHY SHOULD I GO? HANDPAINTED Furniture and Design Studio is a must-see on any trip to South Jersey. You’ll never look at furniture the same way once you’ve visited this truly a one-of-a-kind store. The front showcases hand-crafted/painted furniture, wall art pottery, linens and unusual glass art. The real fun is in the back of the 700 square foot art studio where customers are welcome to watch the artists get creative. For over 20 years artist Ione Talese has been hand painting new and vintage furniture. Floor clothes are more popular than ever and custom designed and painted by Marian Talese. These durable and functional rugs are artwork for your floor - genius!
WHY SHOULD I GO? kaldjflksdjlf kadjslkfadlsjkadlsjfldksjlkfalsdkfj SUN ROSE is your best source for books, music, audio books, CDs, and sheet music in Ocean City. It’s a book-lover’s paradise where you’ll find best-sellers, local treasures, fiction and non-fiction, all at prices you can live with. Chat with the friendly and knowledgeable WHY who SHOULD I GO? staff are dedicated to providing the best customer service on the planet. You’ll also find a large selection of office and computer supplies. Fax Sun Rose at (609) 398-8590 or email them at email@example.com. Not in stock? Special orders filled fast. lfkasjdfliaujeosifjlaskdjlfkajdslf
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Studio is open year round. Ione accepts custom commissions and all credit cards. Pick up, delivery and free parking in front on West Avenue.
WHERE IS IT? ASBURY Avenue, just a few doors up from the corner of 7th. WHY SHOULD I GO? P. FRANCIS has quickly built a loyal following of customers who appreciate an upscale selection of heirloom-quality gifts, personal care products, candles, and accessories for the home. P. Francis is the exclusive Ocean City dealer for Mariposa, a well-respected line of handmade aluminum serveware and accessories that will not tarnish or pit. A friendly and knowledgeable staff, free gift wrapping, worldwide shipping, and a noticeable attention to detail will have you telling your friends about P. Francis. Truly, P. Francis IS a store to discover. Just look for the striking window display on the east side of Asbury near 7th Street. Open all year with a year-round selection.
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? INDEPENDENT music and book shops are an essential community resource where you can find local authors. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SOME STORE HIGHLIGHTS BOOKS on Ocean City by local authors, children’s and teen books, lksdjfoaiesjflksdlfasdf classics, self-help, cookbooks, accessories, and gifts.
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THIS is a store with a different point of view. Walking in is a delight. SOME STORE HIGHLIGHTS THE exclusive Ocean City dealer for Mariposa, nambé, Michael Aram, Juliska and Simon Pearce. Also featuring the collection of personal care and home fragrances from Aromatique, Crabtree and Evelyn, and The Thymes.
636 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City (609) 391-0996 q ginghamwhale.com 138
628 West Avenue, OCq (609) 398-5661 handpaintedfurnitureanddesigns.com
709 Asbury Address, Avenue, OceanOcean City City (609) 399-5570 555-5555
756 Asbury Address, Avenue, OceanOcean City City (609) 399-9190 (609)q 555-5555 sunrosebooks.com 139
Ocean City, NJ
America’s Greatest (and Greenest) Family Resort ALIVE WITH ART Ocean City’s Community Art Projects (CAP) continues to beautify Ocean City by placing murals, sculptures and other diverse works of art throughout the city. For a map of art project locations and to follow the project’s progress, visit communityartprojects.com. Join the effort - make a donation - and keep Ocean City a canvas for the arts. OCEAN CITY POPS An Ocean City cultural treasure. Performances at the Music Pier and additional first-class entertainment in the off-season. SUMMER EVENTS In case you didn’t know, Ocean City hosts some of the greatest summer events anywhere in the country. Earth Day, Night in Venice Boat Parade, Fireworks, the Doo Dah Parade, Aviation Weekend and a WHOLE LOT more. ECO-TOURING Ocean City was voted best place for ecotouring in 2009! Bring your binoculars to Corson’s Inlet State Park, Howard Stainton Wildlife Refuge and of course, the eight miles of beautiful beaches. THE BOARDWALK No explanation needed really. THE DOWNTOWN Small town charm; big city shopping. THE BEACH THE BAY AND SO MUCH MORE
Bike Ocean City. See the Pops. Eco-tour or enjoy the Doo Dah Parade... there’s plenty to do and see in Ocean City OCEAN CITY - with its eight miles of beautiful, beaches; a superior bay; 2.5 miles of Boardwalk complete with amusement parks, bike rentals and great food; fine dining restaurants and a Downtown shopping district with many unique specialty shops and stores - is one of the country’s finest year round resort destinations. It’s America’s Greatest Family Resort. It’s also America’s greenest family resort with natural treasures that rival some of the best scenery in the country.
Kayak through the back bay eco-system and you’ll be in the company of eagles, falcons, herons and osprey. The bay is also ideal for boating, fishing, and jet skis. Ocean City hosts a great variety of free family events all year long from First Night to Night in Venice and everything in between. You’ll find Ocean City family-friendly and adventure-ready. See the events calendar in the front of this book or visit ocnj.us for more info.
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Ocean City Aquatic and Fitness Center
25–METER POOL Ocean City is an island - it’s surrounded by water. So it’s a good idea to know how to swim. The center’s pool is open year round and there are a wide variety of programs, including water exercise classes and lessons for people of all ages.
Ocean City Historical Museum
STRENGTH TRAINING Rubber-coated barbells and dumbbells, along with a Smith machine and various other strength training machines and benches make the center a good place to build lean muscle.
RESEARCH TOOLS Visit the special exhibits, including Ocean City High School Memorabilia and Transportation in Early Ocean City. There’s a fully stocked Museum Store and a modern research library that includes over 8,000 Ocean City photographs.
A FULL SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS Programs for adults and children; kids yoga, summer camps and lots more. CHILD CARE Parents must remain on premises! But what a great feature!
SUMMER PROGRAMS Thursday Nights at the Museum, Wednesdays for Kids, Buckets of Fun: Sand Pail and Beach Toy exhibit.
GO TO OCNJ.US FOR MORE INFO The Aquatic and Fitness Center web page is under City Services. On their web page you’ll find membership rates, hours of operation, class schedules and more.
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Aquatic and Fitness Center is a multi-faceted facility with something for everybody. First off, there’s the 25-meter pool. Swimming is one of the best exercises for your body and it’s low-impact. Plus the pool is heated in the winter. Nice. There’s also a strength space with free weights and machines as well as cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, stationary bicycles, rowing machines, elliptical machines and more. You’ll also find an exercise studio for aerobics, yoga, Pilates,
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE renovation project (which is truly awesome) should be complete before the end of summer.
OPEN TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY WHERE IS IT? AT THE Ocean City Community Center, 17th and Simpson. Admission is free; donations are always appreciated.
FNewly Renovated FOpen Year Round FEmail Alerts FSupervised Activities FReasonable Rates FAccept V, MC, & D FFree Parking
FRide Your Bike Anyway FChildren’s Programs
COMPANY q Address, OceanOcean CityCity q (609) 555-5555 AQUATIC AND FITNESS CENTERNAME q 1735 Simpson Avenue, q (609) 398-6900 q ocnj.us
PERMANENT EXHIBITS Come and explore the Museum by perusing its extensive collection of Ocean City heirlooms and memorabilia. Take a trip back in time as you hear stories of a princess, a shipwreck filled with treasures from the Far East, sandy beaches, marshes, wildlife and its famous boardwalk.
ARTIFACTS, PHOTOS, MORE Sea View and Salt Air: A History of Ocean City is the museum’s permanent exhibit and features a historically correct timeline of Ocean City history that integrates artifacts and photographs with large print storyboards.
GROUP EXERCISE STUDIO Perfect for yoga, stretching, Pilates, KIckboxing, Tai Chi, Body Sculpting, Martial Arts/Self Defense and more.
Tai Chi and martial arts. Need a personal trainer? The staff at the Aquatic and Fitness center can help. Plus there’s a racquetball court; child care (this is a GREAT feature); and youth programming spaces. The center encourages people of all ages and fitness levels to participate in programs that help to promote good health. And don’t forget, Ocean City has plenty of beach - get to the Aquatic and Fitness center now to get in shape for this season!
THE SINDIA There’s a large display of artifacts from the Sindia, a four-masted barque that ran aground off of Ocean City, and one of the city’s most famous (and mysterious) legends. The exhibit includes an 8’x8’ stained glass window showing the ship under sail, the original figurehead and other artifacts and photographs.
CARDIO Treadmills, stationary bicycles, rowing machines, elliptical machines, step machines and more - many of them with built-in TVs and cable! Never miss an episode of your favorite show.
WHERE IS IT? AT THE Ocean City Community Center, 1735 Simpson Avenue; the Fitness Center entrance is on 18th Street.
WHY SHOULD I GO? WHOEVER said history was boring? Well, not anyone involved with the Ocean City Historical Museum! The museum’s goal has always been to make local history fun, interesting and relevant. Whether you’re a native, a long-time resident or just a day-tripper visiting Ocean City for the first time, you owe it to yourself to learn just a little about the history of this eight-mile long barrier island off the coast of New Jersey.
The museum has always been a work in progress, but today the museum is a testament to the many volunteers who gave of their time and resources to ensure that Ocean City’s vibrant history was easily accessible. There are always free programs going on at the museum - lectures, parties, featured exhibits and more. And you can always just pop in! The exhibits are top notch and the volunteers and staff are always friendly and helpful. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE Ocean City Historical Museum, Inc. can provide a lively speaker for your next meeting or event for a donation.
FOpen Year Round FLocated in Community Center FStroll Through History FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FDonations Accepted FFree Parking FPermanent Exhibits
FGuest Speakers Available
OC HISTORICAL MUSEUM q 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-1801 q ocnjmuseum.org
Ocean City Arts Center
CHILDREN’S SUMMER ART CAMP Enroll your budding little artist in one of the Arts Center’s summer art camps. The Summer Art Camp offers a variety of week-long themed camps taught by professional educators in a fun, safe environment. Choices include: TV/film, creative drama, musical theatre, guitar camp, mosaics, modern, cubism and 3-D art, drawing, painting, and cartooning.
Ocean City Free Public Library
THE GALLERY Each month boasts a new exhibit in the main gallery of the Arts Center. Come anytime to view the collection, but be sure to attend the “Meet the Artist” reception to add a personal dimension to the gallery experience. EVENTS Boardwalk Art Show, Juried Photography and Fine Arts Shows, and various other special events throughout the year, including literary readings, recitals, and theatrical performances.
ONLINE BOOK CLUBS Receive in your email a selection from a chapter of a book. By the end of the week, you’ll have read 2-3 chapters.
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Ocean City Arts Center is all about creativity. When inspiration hits, be it art, music, or dance, you must get there and get moving. You’ll find three large studios inside with northern light exposure, a dance studio, music room, pottery studio, reference library and darkroom. Yes, it’s pretty spacious upstairs! Don’t think that you’ll be wandering around aimlessly though...there’s always a friendly face to assist you in whatever your arty needs might be. Besides, with more than forty weekly classes offered
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? BUS trips to major metropolitan museums are scheduled throughout the year. Take advantage of the cultural experiences offered right here on the island.
FOpen Year Round FChildren's Summer Camp FSupervised Activities FReasonable Rates FAccept V, MC, & D FFree Parking FGallery Store
ADOPT A PLATOON The OCFPL is working with Adopta-Platoon to send care packages to deployed soldiers. WHERE IS IT? AT THE Ocean City Community Center, 17th and Simpson. It’s the big, newly-renovated building.
COMPANY NAME q Address, City398-7628 q (609)q 555-5555 ARTS CENTER q 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean CityOcean q (609) oceancityartscenter.org
AMERICA’S GREENEST FAMILY RESORT The Community Center renovation project should be complete in mid 2010. The lighting is energy-efficient and takes advantage of Ocean City’s abundant natural sunshine. Solar panels were installed and the new carpet includes 38 percent recycled content. The Center wants residents to use alternative transportation and more bike racks are available. The Center is located on the Haven Avenue Bike Route – a city street that has been transformed to a safe bikeway. Senior Citizen Fare Free Transit and summer trolley service now serves the Center making it more accessible by residents and visitors of all ages.
COMPUTER WORKSHOPS All computer workshops are free. Pre-register to ensure a seat. There are a variety of courses available.
GALLERY STORE Support local artists by shopping in the Gallery Store for original artwork, jewelry, books, note cards, and more. (in five to six yearly sessions) and one-day workshops, you’ll never be without something funtastic to do. Only like to basket weave? You’re covered. Love to dance and always wanted to try Latin? Yep, that’s happening here too. So much is going on, in fact, that you could come each day of your stay and be enriched in a few unique ways. The Arts Center also hosts monthly exhibits, each with a kick off “Meet the Artist” reception. Come mingle, get inspired, and get to know your neighbors.
CHILDREN’S/ YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS Depending on the time of year, you’ll find organized activities for the wee ones and young adults alike, including Storymates, Family Craft Hour, Board Games, Video Games, and more.
CLASSES Ocean City Arts Center offers weekly, day, and evening classes as well as one-day workshops. Students are taught by experienced professionals. Classes include drawing, painting (all mediums), pottery, sculpture, stained glass, basket weaving, fiber arts, creative writing, photography, music lessons, and dance lessons.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE second floor of the Ocean City Community Center, 1735 Simpson Avenue.
WHY SHOULD I GO? WITHOUT a doubt, the Ocean City Free Public Library is an indispensable part of the community. Of course they lend books, but that’s just one of the services the library and its super-friendly staff offer. Children’s programs, computer workshops, audio books, CDs, DVDs, movies, fun activities, guest lecturers, the most up-to-date online services - the library is a fabulous resource. There’s always something going on at the library - rain or shine. OCFPL is a free wireless “hot spot,”
you can search the databases of every library in the state through the Jersey Clicks program, and there are many group activities. The OCFPL has undergone major renovations and expanded. The Ocean City Community Center - where the library is located - will be the City’s first green building with an eye toward energy efficiency, reducing waste, and limit the operating costs of the Center. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE OCFPL has public-access computers where you can check your email and access the internet. Normally you’d find the computer center on the second floor, but while the library undergoes a major face lift, you’ll find them at the library annex on West Avenue.
FOpen Year Round FNewly Expanded FDownload Audio/ebooks From Website FOrganized Events FHandicap Accessible FYoung Adult Programs FFree Parking FComputers Available FChildren’s Programs
Address, Ocean q (609) OCFPL qCOMPANY 1735 SimpsonNAME Avenue,qOcean City q (609)City 399-2434 q555-5555 oceancitylibrary.org
Gillian’s Wonderland Pier
Relax, Have Fun; Let Glazed Over Do the Work PLENTY OF CHOICES Glazed Over has a wide variety of ceramic and mosaic pieces to choose from and
CELEBRATING 8O YEARS OF FAMILY FUN GIANT WHEEL Touch the clouds on the Giant Wheel. One of the pier’s newest attractions, this Giant Wheel gives you a great view of the park, the city and its beautiful beaches. On a clear day, you can even see Atlantic City!
no painting time charge. SOOOOO FUN AND EASY Have fun, learn something new and feel good about what you’ve accomplished. It’s located right in the heart of downtown. No mess, no fuss and somebody
CAROUSEL This amusement park classic, built in 1926, takes riders on a gentle ride upand-down and around on a beautifully carved steed. Chariot seating too.
else cleans up. ADULT PARTIES TOO What better way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or upcoming wedding
CANYON FALLS LOG FLUME There’s no staying dry on the Canyon Falls. Enjoy this scenic tour while you listen for the noises of the night. Remember to smile, because someone is always watching you.
than relaxing and creating with friends. Glazed Over hosts tons of Ladies’ Nights Out, Moms Groups, meetings and college groups. IT’S PERSONALIZED
RUNAWAY TRAIN ROLLER COASTER Soar with excitement on Gillian’s newest attraction, the runaway train roller coaster. Climb the tall hill and get ready to screeeeeeeeam!
This is a great way to personalize your teacher’s gifts, bridal gifts, anniversary gifts, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day gifts, holiday gifts and so much more. FUNCTIONAL TOO!
SLING SHOT Blast high above the Ocean City skyline. Keep your eyes open for a WONDERful view of the Boardwalk and beach.
Your creations are functional pottery! That’s the beauty of it. Hold it in your hands and appreciate what you’ve created. Now drink your morning coffee
GROUP RATES Let Gillian’s Wonderland Pier host your next company picnic, reunion, or celebration.
from it, serve dinner on it, give it as a gift. You and your loved ones will cherish your creations forever. WHERE IS IT? IN THE heart of Downtown on Asbury Avenue, just north of 9th Street. WHY SHOULD I GO? MAKING your own pottery - or having a pottery party - is a fantastic activity for kids, artists of all ages and anybody looking for a fun and creative way to spend a few hours. It doesn’t matter whether the sun is brightly shining (Glazed Over is air-conditioned) or liquid sunshine is watering the flowers (you know, it’s raining). Glazed Over can accommodate you and a friend or parties of 20 kids or more. Glazed Over has all the supplies and tools
needed for you or your group to make an age-appropriate and fun ceramic project using food-safe glazes. When you sign on at Glazed Over you’ll get a trained host, use of the studio facility, supplies, glazes, firing AND clean up! I bet you’re listening now. You can easily keep the kids busy for an hour or two! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? A GROUP Party is a low-maintenance affair. The party basically plans itself. Your friends will be enchanted and will thoroughly enjoy the prospect of being artists.
WHERE IS IT? ON THE Boardwalk at 6th Street (you can enter from Wayne Avenue, too).
FOpen Year Round FSpecial Events FGift Certificates FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FStreet Parking FLocated Downtown FNot Just For Kids
GLAZED OVER q 854 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 398-8880
WHY SHOULD I GO? GILLIAN’S Wonderland Pier should be in the top 10 of your “things to do in this lifetime” list. It’s that fun. If you’re a kid, have kids, or are a kid at heart then Wonderland Pier, well... it’s all there in the name – it’s a wonderland! The Gillian family started in the amusement business in 1930. The business has changed somewhat over the years. Today’s Wonderland Pier is an amusement park with 34 different rides, ranging from mild to scream-inducing. Gillian’s is definitely
the place for families looking for safe and exciting summer fun. There’s the classic Tilt-A-Whirl, the wind-inyour-hair Swings, the Raceway Whip, the famous Giant Wheel and so much more. Gillian’s also offers birthday party specials complete with cake and Wonder Bear. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? WONDERLAND Pier is a pay-as-you-go park – the number of tickets needed per ride ranges from two to five tickets per person. During both Christmas and Easter, Gillian’s offers a special half-price sale on tickets good for the entire season.
FFamily Owned F35 Rides and Attractions FOpens Palm Sunday Weekend FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FGroup Rates FRides for All Ages FMonorail
FOpen Through October
COMPANY Ocean GILLIAN’S WONDERLAND PIER NAME q 6thqandAddress, Boardwalk, OceanCity City q q(609) (609)555-5555 399-7082 q gillians.com
Farmers Market; Inn to Inn Tours
INN TO INN TOURS Visit four or five of Ocean City’s historic B&Bs for a personal tour with each innkeeper. The tour takes a different route each week and winds through historic neighborhoods while a guide tells you all about America’s Greatest Family Resort. It’s a great way to spend the afternoon. FARMERS MARKET Simply put, shopping at the Ocean City Farmers Market keeps Garden State farmers farming. The Farmers Market strengthens the local economy, reduces your carbon footprint, and adds to the health and vibrancy of Ocean City. Plus, you can get the freshest produce, flowers and organics. Opens at 8am and goes until 1pm. OCEAN CITY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE There are over 500 businesses in the Chamber and all members are there to make Ocean City one of the top rated shore towns in the country. The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce is here to act as a hub for you, the local businesses, the town’s year round residents as well as its annual visitors.
WHERE IS IT? THE Farmers Market is held on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle, on Asbury Avenue between 5th and 6th Streets, every Wednesday, during the summer months from 8am to 1pm. Historic Inn-to-Inn tours are every Thursday beginning in July. The pick-up location is at 7th & Central Avenue at 2pm. The tour takes about two hours. WHY SHOULD I GO? COME by foot or by bicycle and get your taste of New Jersey’s abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. The Farmers Market provides Jersey Fresh produce directly from farmers to locals and visitors, Help sus-
tain New Jersey’s agriculture industry by supporting our farmers. Traditional and organic produce, plants and more. The Inn-to-Inn tours are a great way to see Ocean City’s Historic District. Ride an old-fashioned trolley as it winds its way through historic neighborhoods for a warm and friendly visit to four or five bed and breakfasts. Enjoy afternoon refreshments at the conclusion of the tours.
FTour OC’s B&Bs FJersey Fresh Produce FFresh Fish FFresh Flowers
FAir-Conditioned Trolley FMeet Your Neighbors!
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? VISIT the Chamber’s Roy Gillian Visitor’s Center, at 16 East 9th Street for information on Ocean City.
FEvery Week in Summer
FRain or Shine FCall For Info
OCEAN CITY REGIONAL CHAMER OF COMMERCE q 16 E 9th St. q (800)BEACH-NJ q oceancityvacation.com
n ACTIVITIES Bay Cats
Kayak and Hobie Cat Rentals.
Watersport Center... Since 1987
WHERE IS IT? BETWEEN 3rd and 4th Streets on Bay Avenue, next to Bayview Marina.
WHERE IS IT? THE white buildings on Bay Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets.
Guided Nature Kayak Tours.
WHY SHOULD I GO? BAY Cats is the premier place in Ocean City for all your Sailing and Kayaking fun.They are ready to provide you with all you will want for a safe and fun adventure on the water. Signing on for a Guided Kayak Nature Tour is a wonderful way to explore the amazing web of life that surrounds our island home.The safe and stable Hobie kayaks make this an activity suitable for the whole family! Tours are scheduled every day all summer, call ahead for reservations! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SAILING is Bay Cat’s core business. Hobie Wave catamarans are fun to sail and make learning easy and fun. The kids sailing camps and private lessons will get you started on the right foot. Kayaking is one of the great ways to get out on the water. Either right from the dock on Great Egg Harbor or take it on the beach. Hobie fishing kayaks are perfect for your light tackle foray after stripers or other fish.
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Ocean City’s Number One Premier
WHY SHOULD I GO? EVERYTHING watersports is what you can find at Bayview Marina, from Waverunner rentals to parasailing rides, tubing, wakeboarding, waterskiing and kayaks. Bayview Marina offers a variety of Waverunners to meet everyone’s needs. Ride solo or with up to two passengers. Bayview welcomes groups of all sizes, whether you need one, two or 20 Waverunners. Spend your entire afternoon at Bayview Marina. They have highly-trained, certified captains that will fly you over Ocean City, up to 600 feet, before or after a thrilling waverunner ride. Then, they’ll help lead you to even more fun while taking you for a boat ride filled with your choice of waterskiing activities. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? THE 2010 season marks Bayview’s 23rd season. Come hot and leave wet, guaranteed. Open seven days May through September. Reservations strongly suggested, but walk-ups welcome.
312 Bay Avenue, Ocean City (609) 399-5100 q bayviewmarina.com
Tuckahoe Bike Shop
Surf Buggy Centers
WHERE IS IT?
WHERE IS IT?
Modern Bikes, Old-Fashioned Service
ON ROUTE 50 in Tuckahoe, outside of Ocean City. Open seven days. WHY SHOULD I GO?
TUCKAHOE Bike Shop is a family-owned business that can handle all your bicycle needs. They pride themselves in having the latest models, the best equipment and accessories, the friendliest staff and the fastest repair services in the county. They carry top brands including Fuji, Schwinn, Townie, Jamis, Kestrel and more. Their store is stocked with everything you need for a Sunday ride or for a competition event. Parts by Shimano, clothing and gear by Pearl Izumi as well as a full line of parts, including helmets, tubes, water bottles, lights, seats - pretty much everything! They also offer expert repairs and tune-ups by their trained staff. And once you’ve purchased your bike, Tuckahoe Bike offers computer-assisted body scanning to ensure your new bicycle is individually adjusted for your cycling comfort and enjoyment.
Forgot something? Surf Buggy Has It.
TWO locations: 8th and Boardwalk and 12th and Boardwalk or call (800) 976-5679. Hours for walk-up locations vary with the weather. WHY SHOULD I GO?
SURF Buggy Centers is ready to make your vacation a lasting memory of summer fun and enjoyment. Forgot something? Couldn’t fit the bikes in the car? No worries, Surf Buggy has everything to make your stay in Ocean City smoother. Baby items, beach gear, bicycles, surreys, linens, household items, wheelchairs, and even kayaks for daily or weekly rental. Surf Buggy strives to make your time at the Shore hassle-free. Cribs, pack ‘n plays, strollers, jogging strollers, high chairs, booster seats, play yards, car seats, large & small gates, linens (sheets, towels, beach towels), beach wagons, umbrellas, beach chairs, TVs, gas grills, rollaway beds, coolers, fans, beach wheelchairs, one and two-person kayaks; single, double and triple surreys; bikes of every variety & much more.
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
JOIN their group ride every Saturday at 8am. The “Tour de Tuckahoe” features three pace groups and a lot of cycling camaraderie.
Address, City 2151 Route Ocean 50, Tuckahoe (609) 555-5555 (609) 628-0101 q tuckahoebikeshop.web
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
RESERVE your items online at surfbuggycenters.com.
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“Live the island life whereever you are,” Stef
Ocean City magazine Come See How Beautiful (and Fun!) Ocean City Can Be
FGorgeous Photos FPublished Six Times a Year FShopping Guide FSubscriptions Available FFashion FKids Guide FStreet Parking FFeature Stories FEvents Calendar
WHAT IS IT? OCEAN City is a frothy new magazine celebrating the island and its surrounding communities. It’s published six times a year by Gone Native Communications, a team who loves, hangs and works in Ocean City. The same team who put together this fabulous book you’re reading. We don’t believe in false modesty! WHY SHOULD I READ? BECAUSE you love anything and everything Ocean City! Ocean City is more than just a place...it’s a lifestyle, attitude and way of thinking. Ocean City magazine captures that breezy, easy, salty vibe and delivers it directly to you. Inside you’ll find loads of things-to-do, awesome photos, detailed stories, fashion, history, shopping, dining and much more.
Subscriptions are available for yourself and to give as a gift. Ocean City is a dynamic, engaging magazine offering readers a fun way to keep in touch with with America’s Greatest Family Resort. Find out what’s cooking in the city’s restaurants, discover the sublime shopping, get personal with the people who make the town special, and learn how this old-school resort is keeping current with the changing times. Ocean City magazine is the go-to guide for living the island life, wherever you are. Find the lastest issue in local shops all around town or call (609) 675-0867 to subscribe! ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OCEAN City magazine loves to hear from you. Send us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ocnjmagazine.com.
Live the Island Life Wherever You Are
OCEAN CITY MAGAZINE q email@example.com q (609) 675-0867 q ocnjmagazine.com
q LIFESTYLE SERVICES
Property & Lifestyle Management
A Fine Division of Clean Sweep Services
RESIDENTIAL/OFFICE CLEANING One time and occasional cleaning; rental property cleanings; spring and annual cleanings; maintenance cleaning; new homebuyer cleanings; before and afterparty clean up; window cleaning, power washing, and more.
ORGANIZING Closets, drawers, clutter, garages, china cabinets, rooms and more.
ERRANDS AND CHORES Shopping; shipping packages; purchasing tickets, prescriptions and more; wrapping presents; making dinner, hotel, limo and spa reservations; personal trainers, etc.
DRY CLEANING AND LAUNDRY PICKUP They’ll hang your collared shirts, slacks, dresses, skirts - everything.
HOUSEHOLD SERVICES AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Deliveries; installation and service appointments; pet services (such as walking dogs, feeding and watering your pets); watering plants; bringing in the mail; stocking the FTwo Offices to Serve You FFree Estimates FFamily Owned F24 Years in Business FLicensed and Insured FFlexible Scheduling FProfessional Staff FProperty Maintenance FPersonal Errands
WHERE IS IT? TWO offices to serve you; one in Ocean City, covering northern Cape May County and the rest of South Jersey; the other in Cape May Court House that covers Avalon, Stone Harbor, the Wildwoods and Cape May. WHY SHOULD I GO?
CLEAN Sweep Services began in 1985 with one car and a small advertisement in a local newspaper. Since then, Clean Sweep Services has grown to seven vehicles, two offices and over 700 customers. The secret to their success? There is no secret. Clean Sweep’s number one focus is customer service and satisfaction. That’s why Clean Sweep services enjoys its excellent reputation.
Clean Sweep Services is a family-owned business that provides outstanding service at a reasonable price. Clean Sweep Services also provides property and personal management services through their Property and Lifestyle Management division. From personal errands to property services coordination, let the professionals at Clean Sweep Services give back to you that one commodity that you value so much, but have so little of: your free time. Need your dry cleaning or groceries picked up? No problem. Can’t wait for the cable guy? You’ve got help. Summer home? They’ll keep an eye on it for you. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? CLEAN Sweep Services offers free estimates.
The Job’s Not Finished Until You Are Completely Satisfied
fridge and pantry for your return; switching lights on or off; pool services; pest control; landscaping services; handyman services... whatever you may need.
SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES Rental properties for wedding, banquets and parties; property inspections and lots more.
CLEAN SWEEP SERVICES q 625 Bay Avenue, OC q (609) 398-6446 q clean-sweep-services.net
vHEALTH AND BEAUTY
“We’ll get you back in the game.”
Shore Orthopaedic University Associates
JOHN R. McCLOSKEY, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified) Year Began Practicing: 1970 Medical School: Jefferson Medical College Internship: St. Vincent Hospital & Med. Center Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
STEPHEN ZABINSKI, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified) Year Began Practicing: 1991 Medical School: Columbia University Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Residency: The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
GREGORY A. VOIT, M.D. Hand Surgery (Board Certified) Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified) Year Began Practicing: 1987 Medical School: Univ. of Rochester Medicine Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital Fellowship: University of New Mexico
EUGENE DEMORAT, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified) Year Began Practicing: 1997 Internship: University of North Carolina Residency: University of North Carolina Fellowship: Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital
FBoard Certified Surgeons FTotal Joint Replacement FMinimally Invasive FShoulders, Elbows, Wrists FKnees and Ankles
FLeading Edge Technology FQuality Care FAfter Care FMore Golf and Tennis!
WHERE IS IT? ACROSS from Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point. WHY SHOULD I GO? PEOPLE living with the chronic pain of osteoarthritis know that simple everyday activities can become difficult obstacles. Once enjoyable pastimes such as shopping, gardening or even walking become chores that severely hamper a person’s quality of life. Fortunately for Jersey Shore residents there is an answer for severe arthritic complaints: Total joint replacement, a procedure regularly performed by the orthopedic surgeons at Shore Orthopaedic University Associates. Shore Orthopaedic surgeons have relieved the pain of osteoarthritis for thousands of patients.
Major advances have been made in repairing and replacing damaged joints. There’s now less risk of infection, less discomfort and faster recovery. Minimally invasive joint replacement is an innovative procedure that limits deep incisions. Their board-certified orthopaedic surgeons perform hundreds of arthroscopic procedures and are leading the way to bring advanced procedures to southern New Jersey. The surgeons of Shore Orthopaedic combine today’s most modern technology with a commitment to quality care and improving quality outcomes for their patients. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SHORE Orthopaedic provides the most professional orthopaedic services available in the area, combined with compassionate, personalized, and thorough after-care.
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeons Using Today’s Most Advanced Technology
RICHARD B. ISLINGER, M.D. Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified) Year Began Practicing: 1991 Medical School: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons Internship: Beaumont Army Medical Center Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center Fellowship: R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland
SHORE ORTHOPAEDIC UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATES q 710 Center Street, Somers Point q (609) 927-1991
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vHEALTH AND BEAUTY
Still Waters Stress Center
Ideal Hair Styling A Great Cut Deserves Great Care . By Appointment Only. CERTIFIED THERAPISTS A combined experience of over 100 years. Active members of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
Shore Memorial Quick Care Centers
Better. Faster. Open Daily.
MASSAGE Their professional massages will relax you, loosen tight muscles, increase blood and lymph circulation, reduce mental stress and speed healing from injuries. SKIN AND BODY A therapeutic facial leaves you totally renewed. Soothes facial muscles resulting in calm, glowing, healthier skin. MICRODERMABRASION Painless and gentle exfoliation that addresses skin imperfections. WAXING Their technique uses special European waxing products. Unlike shaving, waxing leaves the skin smooth, clean and clear. NAILS Give your nails a natural, beautiful and professional look. CORPORATE MASSAGE Offering on-site chair massages that relieve the stress of office work, resulting in increased energy and productivity. Wellness seminars are also available. HOURS OF OPERATION Monday thru Saturday, 10am to 6pm; Sunday 11am to 6pm. Summer hours... Monday to Saturday 9am to 7pm. Sunday 11am to 6pm.
WHERE IS IT? WEST Avenue, east side, mid-block, between 13th and 14th streets. WHY SHOULD I GO? WE ALL know how important hair is. If your hair looks great, you feel great. At Ideal Hair Styling and Barber Shop, your hair is their business. Ideal Hair is a clean and stylish place with a welcoming vibe that makes you feel relaxed the moment you walk in the door. Excellent service is why so many of their customers return time after time. It’s what they stand for; a great quality haircut in a great atmosphere - this is what they do. Ideal is owned and operated by Tom and Trish Oliver and it’s a place where you can walk in, relax, have a pleasant conversation and walk out looking great, ready to take on the world. When you’re in need of a great haircut and want to be pampered for a while, you’ll enjoy the professionalism and friendliness Tom and Trish are famous for. Plus Tom and Trish are sure you’ll enjoy the convenience and excellent service they always provide. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? IDEAL caters to men and women. They do styles, perms, color and more. Open year round. Closed Mondays. Call for an appointment.
VISIT THE NEW STUDIO Port•O•Call Hotel, 15th and the Beach. WHERE IS IT? CORNER, 8th and Wesley and in Port•O•Call Hotel. WHY SHOULD I GO? STILL Waters Stress Center should be your first stop upon arriving in Ocean City. You’ve come here to relax, rejuvenate and renew. And that’s exactly what a visit to Still Waters Stress Center will do for you. Many people don’t realize how daily stress affects the body. Still Waters’ certified therapists and licensed cosmologists can help you lead a healthier life. Still Waters Stress Center is your retreat for full personal body care. Their professionally-trained, fully-certified massage therapists and estheticians
are ready to nurture you, enhance your beauty, and rejuvenate your senses. Their therapist’s caring touch will have a profound effect on your physical, mental, and emotional well being. Still Waters’ therapists will care for your every need, while you drift into private solitude. Now doesn’t THAT sound good? Still Waters Stress Center offers only the best in massage, skin and body care, microdermabrasion, waxing, and nails. Gift certificates available too. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? VISIT Still Waters Stress Center’s new studio at Port•O•Call Hotel, 15th and Beach. Call for an appointment. Free on-site parking at 8th Street location.
WHERE IS IT? TWO locations; The first in the heart of Ocean City on Haven Avenue near the corner of 9th Street. And at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point; enter on Brighton Avenue. WHY SHOULD I GO? UNFORTUNATELY, accidents and illnesses can happen even when you’re on vacation. Vacationers can rest assured knowing that convenient medical care for common summertime injuries such as sprains, sunburn and earaches is available at Shore Memorial Hospital Quick Care Centers in Somers Point and Ocean City. Laboratory and diagnostic imaging (X-ray) services are also available onsite. ANYTHING ELSE? THE Quick Care Center in Somers Point is backed by the full resources of Shore Memorial Hospital. In Somers Point call (609) 653-3500. In Ocean City call (609) 391-8105.
FMultiple Treatment Rooms FExtended Summer Hours FA+ Rating with Better Business Bureau FSkin Care Products FHandicap Accessible
FAccept All Major Cards FFREE Parking FFully Certified
STILL WATERS STRESS CENTER q 801 Wesley Avenue, OC q (609) 525-2125 q stillwatersstresscenter.com
1315 West Avenue, Suite A, Ocean City (609) 399-6730
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“We’re comitted to surpassing your expectations,” Eric
EZ Memories Photography Turning Moments Into Memories
ERIC WEEKS C.P.P. Eric has a BA in Visual Arts/Photography from Stockton State College. He has worked as a professional photographer in many locations such as Vail, Maui and Atlantic City. His experience also includes studio photography with the Franklin Mint. He is also an instructor of photography at Stockton State College. Eric is a member of the Professional Photographers Association, Wedding Professional Photographers International and the Delaware Valley Guild of Professional Photographers.
KAREN MICHAEL C.P.P. Karen has been producing photographic art for EZ Memories since 1997. She has had a passion for photography upon receiving her first camera at the age of 8. She is a member of the Professional Photographers Association as well as the Delaware Valley
Photographers. Karen is certified through Professional Photographers Their commitment to their clients is what drives Eric and Karen’s creativity. They continue to improve their work through
continuing education and
goal is to surpass your expectations.
WHERE IS IT? THE studio is located in Linwood, but EZ Memories does a lot of their work on the beaches in Ocean City. WHY SHOULD I GO? WHEN Eric Weeks started EZ Memories in 1988, he had a vision of a newer, fresher style of wedding and portrait photography. He wanted the experience of being photographed to be as enjoyable as receiving the final product. This innovative approach is what sets EZ Memories apart from other photographers. They create not just pictures; they create memories that last forever. You can count on Eric and business partner Karen Michael to deliver the best images - be they your wedding, family or beach portrait, or corporate event
time and time again. EZ Memories Photography specializes in family beach portraits as well as photojournalistic wedding photography. Eric and Karen have a unique, unobtrusive style that makes their photographs look relaxed and natural. Both Eric and Karen continue their education by attending workshops and schools affiliated with the Professional Photographers Association.
Association. An accomplished photo-
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? ERIC and Karen are both Certified Professional Photographers. Family portraits are an investment. EZ Memories has the expertise to help you create a timeless portrait that will decorate your home for many years.
has won two courts of honor through
Certified Professional Photographers
graphic artist, Karen has won a number of blue ribbons from a variety of professional photography organizations statewide and nationally. She
Association and a Kodak Masterpiece Gallery Award.
EZ MEMORIES PHOTOGRAPHY q Box 451, Linwood q (609) 927-3301 q www.ezmemories.com
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EVENTS, MEETINGS AND BANQUETS At the Port-O-Call Hotel you’ll find beautiful scenery and smart facilities with over 2,000 square feet of banquet space including dynamic furnishings, lighting and decor. Whether you are planning an affair for 10 or 150 guests the Port-O-Call is the perfect choice. Church retreats, military and family reunions, training seminars, conferences or intimate banquets and weddings - the Port-O-Call offers a wide variety of all-inclusive packages featuring discounted room rates and meal options specifically tailored to meet your agenda and budget. Need business services during your stay? They offer audio and visual equipment, faxing and photocopying, dataports for computer hook-up and WiFi availability throughout the entire property. Looking for that perfect place to host your off-season rehearsal dinner or post-wedding breakfast buffet? The Port-O-Call’s Pink Parrot Grille, with its stunning ocean views, is a very popular choice for sharing that special time with family and friends. So, whether you’re planning a
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WHERE IS IT? THE Boardwalk at 15th Street. Look for the really big pink hotel. Enter the parking lot from Wesley. WHY SHOULD I GO? OCEAN City is a fabulous place to get away. There’s sun, sand, surf and all the amenities you need for a great vacation. But there’s more to Ocean City than just vacations. It’s a great place to get married, hold a reunion or plan business strategy. Why let vacationers have all the fun? The Port-O-Call is one of Ocean City’s most recognizable hotels and meeting places, and they are experts when it comes to hosting travelers, families, organizations, and businesses. Plan your meeting at the Port-O-Call and enjoy all that Ocean City’s number one resort has to offer.
If you are planning a church retreat, military reunions or an Ocean City wedding, the Port-O-Call has everything you need in one place. That’s why business and vacation travellers return year after year. Port-O-Call event experts and planners work with you and your team to create custom menus, choose floor plans, and handle all the details. Additionally, they can arrange accommodations for your out-of-town guests in their beautiful and recently remodeled rooms. The Port-O-Call offers many amenities to support your event, including audio and visual equipment, dataports for computer hook-up and internet access. The Port-O-Call’s flexible meeting area offers a variety of space and seating arrangements. They can serve groups and events from coffee breaks to gala receptions, small board meetings or large conferences.
Ocean City’s Number One Resort Offers Spectacular Banquet Accommodations
small church retreat, an afternoon luncheon or a large corporate affair, the Port-O-Call has it all. AWARD-WINNING FACILITIES The Port-O-Call boasts a newly renovated and upscale meeting and banquet facility which was awarded the Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2008 award for Outstanding Business Renovation.
PORT•O•CALL HOTEL q 1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-8812 q portocallhotel.com
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Stunning Beachfront Accommodations
The Port-O-Call is your hotel for all seasons. Book a Springtime Splendor package and enjoy Ocean City when the island is calm and peaceful. Summer is the high season and Port-O-Call is in the middle of everything - beach, Boardwalk, shopping, you name it. After Labor Day, cruise to the Port-O-Call and say goodbye to summertime with the Reflections of Summer and Shades of Autumn packages. Looking for New Year’s Eve ideas? Check out their First Night Celebration packages. Even during the quiet and peaceful wintertime, the Port-O-Call has many package options. KIDS Kids who come to the Port-O-Call for a summer vacation are some of the luckiest around – the hotel offers amenities designed with kids in mind. The kid’s dining room, designed especially for the little ones, is a crowd favorite. Kids can play video games and watch movies while they dine. The award-winning kid’s menu offers favorites such as Radical Raviolis or Far Out French Toast. PINK PARROT GRILLE Stunning ocean views, great food at reasonable prices and a kid-friendly vibe the Pink Parrot Grille is an ideal place for breakfast and lunch. Dine al fresco on the patio or enjoy the clean bright dining
FBeachfront Accommodations FBreakfast & Lunch FLarge Pool FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FFree Parking FBanquet Facilities FOn-Site Fitness
WHERE IS IT? THE Boardwalk at 15th. Look for the really big pink hotel. Enter the parking lot from Wesley. WHY SHOULD I GO? THE Port-O-Call Hotel is not only an Ocean City landmark - it’s the really big pink building you can see from almost anywhere on the island - it’s also a first-class hotel that offers spectacular beachfront accommodations with breathtaking ocean views. The Port-O-Call’s uncompromising commitment to guest service ensures your stay will be stellar. The Port-O-Call offers a variety of accommodation options - from Deluxe Oceanfront Rooms with two double beds, Coastline Rooms that feature king sized beds and a
couch that converts to a sleeper sofa to City Side Rooms with two double beds. Or try a night at the top of the world in the Penthouse Suite - perhaps the best view in Ocean City. Two bedrooms, two and a half baths, laundry room, living room, kitchen, dining room and a separate den with a sofa bed. There is also the Porthouse - the perfect combination of a private guest house and hotel accommodations in one. Fresh ocean breezes from the house’s first and second floor balconies, 3 bedrooms, two and a half baths, laundry room, living room, dining room, kitchen and separate den with a sofa bed. No matter which room you pick, you’ll enjoy the PortO-Call’s famous service, daily maid service, and the use of all hotel facilities, including the pool and gym.
Spectacular Beachfront Accommodations; Ocean City’s Number One Resort
room. The Pink Parrot is open seasonally.
STILL WATERS STRESS CENTER Still Waters Stress Center is your retreat for full personal body care. Their professionally-trained, fully-certified massage therapists and estheticians are ready to nurture you, enhance your beauty, and rejuvenate your senses. Make an appointment today for a treatment at their onsite studio at the Port-O-Call Hotel.
PORT•O•CALL HOTEL q 1510 Boardwalk, Ocean City q (609) 399-8812 q portocallhotel.com
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Atlantis Inn Luxury B&B Voted Number One Luxury Inn on the East Coast, U.S.A.
LUXURY ACCOMMODATIONS Offering a choice of Grand Poster or Regal Sleigh Beds, Jacuzzi Jet Tubs for two, therapeutic body spa showers, romantic fireplaces, and private access to a rooftop deck with ocean views. What could be better? TEN KING OR QUEEN LUXURY SUITES Each individually decorated with a refined European flavor, including French, Italian, and Spanish-themed destinations. FULL GOURMET BUFFET BREAKFAST AND AFTERNOON FINE TEA Start your day with a delicious breakfast, and relax in the afternoon with a unique selection of sophisticated fine teas. LCD FLAT-SCREEN TVS WITH DVD PLAYERS, PLUS FREE WIFI Today’s modern conveniences are available for those who can’t do without them. SPECIAL PACKAGES Customized packages available for bridal parties, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and family reunions. Check the website for all the latest discounts and packages.
FParking and Beach Tags Included FKing and Queen Luxury Suites FRooftop Deck with Ocean View FSpa Showers, Jacuzzi and Fireplaces FFull Gourmet Breakfast FAfternoon Fine Tea FSpa Services Available FOpen Year Round FAccept V, MC
WHERE IS IT? THE beach block, at the corner of 6th and Atlantic. WHY SHOULD I GO? THE ATLANTIS INN transcends traditional bed and breakfast concepts with the upscale chic sophistication of European elegance, 21st-century comforts, and top-of-the line amenities. This exquisite upscale inn offers ten richly appointed king/queen luxury suites and two multi-room villa apartments, each individually decorated with a refined European flavor, including French, Italian, and Spanishthemed destinations. It’s the PERFECT PLACE TO STAY in Ocean City! Discover the finest luxury stay on the island – the most
beautiful and extravagant place to escape in all of New Jersey. Your stay at the Atlantis Inn will ensure an impressive and memorable experience that will have you coming back again and again. Voted #1 Luxury Inn: Philadelphia magazine’s “Best of the Shore” & “Top Romantic Coastal Getaway”; Atlantic City Press’s Gold Award, “Best Bed and Breakfast at the Jersey Shore”; Washingtonian magazine’s “Best Dream Weekend Splurge on East Coast”…and much more! Innkeepers Robert and Kristina Doliszny invite you to enjoy the warmth and charm of this majestic Victorian Inn. Constructed with the highest quality materials from around the globe, the Atlantis Inn offers elegance, comfort and stylish refinement.
Ocean City’s Most Luxurious Inn
GIFT CERTIFICATES Give a one-of-a-kind experience to your spouse, family, friends, and clients. ONSITE SPA SERVICES Compass Massage & Bodywork offers Atlantis’s Couple’s Massage; Swedish, Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage; Hot Stone; Reflexology, and a variety of deluxe face and body treatments.
ATLANTIS INN Q 601 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City Q (609) 399-9871 Q www.atlantisinn.com
“Come be our guests in America’s Greatest Family Resort”
Ocean City Hotels
Beach Club Hotel , Beach Club Suites, Ebb Tide Suites, Wild Dunes Inn and Impala Island Inn
LOG ONTO OCHOTELS.COM You’ll find the accommodation of your choice. Or call (609) 399-7500 - staff can help you select the accommodation that’s best for you. THE IMPALA ISLAND INN Most of the rooms overlook the sundrenched pool and each has a refrigerator, telephone with voicemail and color cable TV, with either two extra long double beds or two queen beds. Some rooms offer a choice of king bed or sitting area with sleep sofa. Close to everything. Restaurant serving three meals a day. BEACH CLUB HOTEL Warm and welcoming, the Beach Club Hotel is a barefoot oasis with style. The Beach Club has superb ocean views, a beachfront pool, sun terrace and a toprated restaurant. BEACH CLUB SUITES These well-appointed one-bedroom suites, with connecting units available, have a European kitchen, separate bedroom and a sleeping sofa in the living room. All have widescreen televisions, DVD player, high-speed internet access, daily maid service and more. The property is ADA-compliant, smoke-free, and all suites overlook the pool. EBB TIDE SUITES Full kitchens in one and two bedroom
FImpala, Wild Dunes, Ebb Tide Open YR FFive Properties FPool/Pool Privileges at Each Property FAvailable WiFi FGreat Locations FAccept V, MC, AE FFree Parking FSteps From the Beach FFamily Owned
WHERE ARE THEY? ALL five are within a block of the beach, in the heart of Ocean City. WHY SHOULD I GO? THESE smoke-free hotels offer something for every kind of visitor to Ocean City. Whether you’re travelling with the family or looking for a relaxing getaway, these hotels have the comfort and conveniences you’re looking for. The beach and Boardwalk are just steps away as is outstanding shopping. The spacious rooms, comfortable beds, and home-like amenities mean you can relax and spend your time contemplating the important things, like whether to hit the beach or chill by the pool.
IMPALA ISLAND INN: The perfect locale for a memorable vacation. BEACH CLUB HOTEL: Located on the boardwalk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this hotel offers an ambiance like no other resort on the island. BEACH CLUB SUITES: The all-new Beach Club Suites offer luxury surroundings and today’s technology, just steps from the beach. EBB TIDE SUITES: Just a few steps to the beach, these one- and two-bedroom apartments are perfect for a family vacation. WILD DUNES INN: Just steps to the ocean and Boardwalk, the Wild Dunes was designed to provide a luxury vacation for Ocean City’s discerning visitors.
Find the Perfect Place For Your Perfect Stay in Ocean City
apartments and swimming pool privileges at the adjacent Impala Island Inn make the Ebb Tide Suites a winning place for every member of the family. WILD DUNES INN These refreshing one bedroom suites have a European kitchen, separate bedroom with king bed and a sleep sofa in the living room. All have DVD players, daily maid service, balcony and pool privileges at adjacent Impala Island Inn.
1001 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-7500 q www.ochotels.com
Harris House Motel
Rediscover the Ocean City of Old
Just Steps From Everything in Ocean City
FREE COFFEE 6 - 11AM
THE PORCH From morning till night, it’s THE place to be at Osborne’s. It starts with the sunrise and the sun’s warm rays shining down on your face while you sip your morning coffee. Later in the day you can grab a book while the cool summer breeze caresses your cheeks. As the sun moves across the sky, sit and talk with your friends and fellow guests. Then watch the night dwellers appear after the sun goes down. Remember the Ocean City of your childhood? Where did you hang out? That’s right - the porch.
FREE CRIBS REFRIGERATORS AND MICROWAVES IN EVERY ROOM BEACH TAGS AVAILABLE With 3 night minimum stay, not included with specials (max 2 per room). COTS $10 PER NIGHT FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS NEARBY
THE FAMILY Everyone likes to be treated like family and with the warm respect you deserve. We’re telling you - Osborne’s is old school.
ALL ROOMS HAVE TWO DOUBLE BEDS Except handicapped accessible rooms. Handicapped accessible rooms available with king bed.
THE LOCATION Just a few steps from the beach and Boardwalk. The Boardwalk’s main attractions are only a block away at 14th Street. Park your car and leave it. Who wants to drive around on vacation? Not us.
50 FEET TO THE BEACH AND THE BOARDWALK HEATED POOL AND CHANGING ROOMS TWO BLOCKS FROM AMUSEMENT PIER
WINTER ADDRESS Frank and Peggy Ann Osborne 245 Barclay Circle Cheltenham, PA 19012-1031 (215) 782-1326 firstname.lastname@example.org
ONE PARKING SPACE PER ROOM ALL UNITS HAVE CABLE TV AND HAIRDRYER WHERE IS IT? ON OCEAN Avenue at 12th Street, right on the beach block. WHY SHOULD I GO? HARRIS House Motel gives Ocean City travellers everything they need - clean, comfortable and quiet rooms, a friendly and efficient staff, all at a fair price. Harris House is located just off the Boardwalk - you can get to Ocean City’s famous beaches and Boardwalk without having to cross a single street. Or swim in the heated pool if that’s more your style. Harris House is within walking distance of everything! Downtown shopping, great
restaurants, and all the best that the beach and Boardwalk offer, including amusements, mini-golf and lots more. Every room is close enough to the beach that you’ll be greeted with a cool ocean breeze as soon as you step onto your balcony. Try Harris House Motel once, you’ll be hooked. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? HARRIS House Motel is open seasonally and offers special room rates throughout the season. They’re always working to make the motel a better place.
WHERE IS IT?
FSteps From the Beach
CORNER of 15th and Wesley.
FHeated Pool FFree Parking FLarge Parties Welcome FHandicap Accessible FAccept V, MC, AE & D FClose to Downtown FFamily Owned FChildren Welcome
HARRIS HOUSE MOTEL q 1201 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City q (609) 399-7800 q harrishouse.net
WHY SHOULD I GO? REMEMBER the Ocean City of old? When time passed a little slower and people were a little friendlier? Well book a room at Osborne’s Inn and rediscover the Ocean City of your childhood. This Ocean City institution is truly a family-run business. For 35 years Frank and Peggy Ann Osborne have been spending the summers with their family, extended family and so many treasured guests - it seems like they opened their place only yesterday. Conveniently locat-
ed 50 yards from the beach and Boardwalk. Boardwalk shops, restaurants and amusements begin just one block north at 14th Street. Osborne’s provide guests with beach tags and - this is huge - parking! It’s all about family at Osborne’s. Morning coffee is provided each day for room guests. Stay somewhere where they treat you like family. Customer satisfaction is their number one priority. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OSBORNE’S rates are reasonably priced. Come stay at this family-friendly vacation home and continue to make memories that will last for the rest of your life.
FFamily Owned FOpen Seasonally FOver 35 Years in Business FSteps from Beach FFree Parking FGreat Rates FBeach Tags
q Address, Ocean City q (609) 555-5555 OSBORNE’S COMPANY INN q 601 E.NAME 15th Street, Ocean City q (609) 398-4319 q osbornesinn.com
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WHERE IS IT? CHERYL’S office is on 34th Street, on the southside of the street, in between West and Bay Avenues. WHY SHOULD I GO? CHERYL has been selling and listing real estate in Ocean City since 1985, 24 of those years as a top producer. She has many listings of all types and over 25 years experience with new construction and development on the island and the mainland. Cheryl Huber and Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors are the only names you need to know when it comes to real estate at the Jersey shore.
With 25 years experience in Ocean City, Cheryl is ready to serve all of your real estate needs. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or relocating, Cheryl and her team of passionate professionals have real-world connections and access to the best marketing technology in the business. Before you choose an agent, give Cheryl a call, you’ll discover that her passion for her job and commitment to her clients makes her stand out from the rest. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? CHERYL has been a platinum-award winner for the past six years. Call her on her cell at (609) 602-2322.
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FOver 25 Years Experience FOcean City and Surrounding Area FGreat Local Knowledge FSales and Rentals FProven Record FOffice in Ocean City FAvailable Year Round
FHundreds of Properties FFully Licensed
PRUDENTIAL, FOX & ROACH q 200 34th Street, OC q (609) 399-8822 ext. 35, (609) 602-2322 cell q oceancityhomes.com
WHERE IS IT? FOX has three locations all over Ocean City. WHY SHOULD I GO? FOX Real Estate can easily help you find a rental or sale property in Ocean City. Go to www.foxocnj. com to view all their rental and sale listings for the entire island 24/7. The website shows up-to-theminute availability (subject to confirmation) and amenities for all properties. Or you can contact a Fox office directly any day of the year. For Northend - 9th Street and north, contact the Brighton Place by the Beach office at (800) 628-9649, email email@example.com or sales@ foxocnj.com. For central Ocean City, 9th to 34th
Streets, contact the office at the historic Flanders Hotel, 11th and the Boardwalk at (800) 675-1622, firstname.lastname@example.org or 11thsales@foxocnj. com. For Southend 34th Street and south, contact the 3301 Asbury Avenue office at (800) 799-0290, email@example.com or 33rdsales@foxocnj. com. Fox Real Estate is the answer to all of your Ocean City real estate needs, whether you’re in the market for a summer vacation, are interested in finding out how to relocate to Ocean City or how to analyze the numbers to make your second home or residential real estate investment work for you.
FOpen Every Day FHundreds of Listings FFamily Owned F40 Agents to Serve You FHighly Professional FCovering Southern NJ FFull Service Agency FNewest Technology FThree Locations
Address, City q (609) FOX REAL ESTATECOMPANY q BrightonNAME Place;qFlanders Hotel;Ocean and 3301 Asbury, Ocean555-5555 City q www.foxocnj.com
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OVER 60 YEARS OF PERSONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE For more than 60 years, Monihan Realty has helped vacationers and home buyers find the perfect accommodations for a fun-filled summer getaway, or a lifetime at the Shore. THEIR MISSION Monihan Realty is dedicated to assisting clients in all facets of Ocean City real estate. Whether you are interested in selling, purchasing, renting or you seek friendly advice; Monihan Realty strives to provide answers and results to meet your real estate needs. Aggressive property marketing programs along with a staff of knowledgeable and conscientious agents and employees makes Monihan Realty a leading company in Ocean City’s real estate market. As local, independent real estate professionals, each staff member at Monihan Realty takes pride in providing personal service and individual attention to every client and customer. They are your neighbors, they live and work here... your future is their future. Over the decades, Monihan Realty has worked diligently to earn a reputation for excellent service. As a result, many clients and customers have become friends. At Monihan Realty, they believe their business is a service business; their agents are hands-on with every aspect of your transaction. You will never be shuffled off to an assistant to handle important matters in what could be the most significant transaction of your lifetime. Please contact Monihan Realty if they can assist you in any facet of real estate in Ocean City or the surrounding area. WHERE IS IT? THERE are two locations: for the Central and Southend section of the island, visit their office in the beach block at 3201 Central Avenue, or call (800) 255-0998. For the Northend and Gardens sections of Ocean City, visit the office at 717 Battersea Road or call (800) 255-1311. Monihan Realty is open year round, seven days a week for all your Ocean City real estate needs.
Realty is a full service real estate agency ready to help you find the right property in Ocean City. If you are thinking of selling your property, the staff at Monihan can help you find the right buyer. Monihan Realty’s professional agents are experienced and knowledgeable about every aspect of real estate in the Ocean City area.
WHY SHOULD I GO? OCEAN City is one of the finest resort destinations in the world. It is also a great place to live, own a home or find your perfect summer rental for a week or the whole summer. Monihan
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? FOR complete sales and rental information including color photos, prices, amenities, and more, visit them 24 hours a day at www.monihan.com.
Gone Native Communications
Committed to Outstanding Service
WHERE IS IT? ON 22nd Street, between Asbury and Central.
WHERE IS IT? GONE Native Communications provides marketing, photography, proofreading, copy editing, advertising, design, and publishing services to Cape May and Atlantic Counties. Our motto is “fabulous and affordable” and we won’t settle for anything less. Your time and money are valuable - we get that - in fact we feel the same way. That’s why we always put forth our best effort with time and attention to customer service and detail. When that happens, everyone’s happy. And we like happy. Don’t you?
WHY SHOULD I GO? THE members of the OCBOR are committed to bringing you the finest services available. Their REALTORS® and brokers are certified professionals who have earned their clients’ loyalty through the sale and rentals of thousands of properties in this community. Ocean City REALTORS® do more than help their clients buy, sell, or lease properties; they are active members of the community, working to advance property rights, conduct fundraising efforts, provide scholarships for Ocean City High School students, and address local issues. The goal of the Ocean City Board of REALTORS® is to make the island the best place to live for full time residents and our guests. ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
WHY SHOULD I GO? BECAUSE you care about looks and are budget-minded. We don’t think it should cost an arm and a leg to put forth a fab product. Whether it’s a family beach portrait, photos for your website or a seasonal product catalog, we got you covered. When you deal with Gone Native, you are dealing with us, Stef and Bill Godfrey - we’ve been Cape May County residents for more than 8 years and know our stuff. Need a sample of our work...we put together this book you’re reading! You like it, right? We thought so. Call us!
THE OCBOR can assist you in finding a REALTOR® to help you with all your real estate needs.
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? OUR dog is named Seven. Stef’s homemade pizza is amazing and Bill plays a mean game of Wii bowling. Oh and those are our fabulous children playing on the beach at 33rd Street in the photo below.
405 22nd Street, Ocean City (609) 399-0128 q www.ocbor.com
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NAME(800) q Address, q (609) MONIHAN REALTY qCOMPANY 3201 Central Avenue, 255-0998Ocean q 717 City Battersea Road, 555-5555 (800) 255-1311 q MONIHAN.COM
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Live the Dream, Find Your Castle in Ocean City A LOCAL COMPANY Sue and her husband, Alan, reside in Ocean City with their twin boys, Sean and Tyler, and receive frequent visits from their older children Gayle, owner of Glazed Over on Asbury Ave., and Eric and Cari Bryce from Merion, PA.
REVERSE MORTGAGES John Walters, also of Ocean City, is a Reverse Mortgage Specialist. John is available to answer your questions and educate you on the Reverse Mortgage process.
EQUAL HOUSING LENDER
WHERE IS IT? 301 10th Street, 1st Floor, on the corner of 10th and West Avenue. WHY SHOULD I GO? SUPERIOR Mortgage Corp. is a Licensed Mortgage Banker and a leader in Jersey Shore financing since 1987. Superior is considered the best by many realtors for primary homes, second homes and investment properties. With over twelve years experience in the origination of mortgage loans, Sue Bryce has insight into the local market and the loan process in these changing times. She is sensitive to the different needs of home buyers and is trained to handle all types of
borrowers. Sue is committed to providing “Superior” service to homeowners and Real Estate professionals. John Walters is a Reverse Mortgage Specialist. If you are a homeowner and 62 years of age or older, you may qualify for a Reverse Mortgage. Superior Home Mortgage Corp. licensed in FL, PA: Licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking. Superior Mortgage Corp. licensed in NJ: Licensed Mortgage Banker - NJ Department of Banking and Insurance. NMLS# 136482.
FJumbo Loan Expertise FConventional Loans FFHA Loans FVA Loans
FFirst Time Buyer Loans FConvenient Office
ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW? SUPERIOR Mortgage is in a new location! Visit their new office at 301 10th Street, 1st Floor.
FLocal Area Loan Experts
COMPANY NAME Ocean City(609) q (609) 555-5555 Superior Mortgage Corp. q 301 10th Street,q1stAddress, Floor, Ocean City q 391-5206 q www.suebrycesmc.com
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