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Bar on LBI posted on August 15, 2017
In the mid to late 1960's my father went to a bar on the island and came home to report that the organ player played "Stormy Weather" and water would come down the wall at the end of the song. Anyone remember what the name of this bar and what town it was in?
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Train car restaurant posted on July 22, 2017
Does anyone​ remember the restaurant in Surf City before the Starboard with the train cars?
Answers: 3 Last Answer Submitted: July 30, 2017 16:35:35

critters posted on June 7, 2017
WHen are greenheads at their worst? alos, is it true they fly low so second fllor decks dont usually have them?
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Thundering Surf Water slides in the 1980's posted on January 17, 2017
Does anyone recall the names of the 4 water slides during the early 1980's?
Answers: 3 Last Answer Submitted: February 21, 2017 20:32:15

Little Miss Long Beach Island posted on October 15, 2016
Does anyone remember the Little Miss Long Beach Island pagent? A neighbor entered me and made a lovely dress for me to wear and I won the title. I think it was 1954. Can't seem to find any information about the pagent's history.
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fantasy island posted on July 20, 2016
who actually owns fantasy island?
and for how long?
Answers: 1 Last Answer Submitted: July 20, 2016 16:44:45

Fantasy Island History posted on June 16, 2016
Did Fantasy Island ever have mini golf?
Answers: 4 Last Answer Submitted: January 30, 2017 09:59:05

Helen's Sweet Shop next to Marvel's posted on June 3, 2016
When did Helen's Sweet Shop close? It was located next to Marvel's.
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History of Hands Store posted on April 26, 2016
Does anyone know who founded The Hands Store in Ship Bottom?
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1976 village pub fire posted on February 18, 2016
Does anyone know where I can find pictures of the village pub fire in 1976?
Answers: 2 Last Answer Submitted: March 19, 2016 19:53:25

Noonan Colonial Court posted on February 3, 2016
In Brant Beach my Grandparents owned and ran Colonial Court. During WW2 the building was used for the soldiers. My Father had a very unique picture of Colonial Court right before the war. Unfortunately he lost that and other information of Colonial Court in a house fire. Im hoping to find some information, pictures, or stories to share with him. Thanks Erin Noonan.
Answers: 7 Last Answer Submitted: June 21, 2016 10:07:01

Names of businesses that permanently closed due to posted on January 11, 2016
Does anyone know the names of the businesses on Long Beach Island that permanently closed due to the December 1992 Storm?
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Ginty's Irish Gifts in Ship Bottom posted on January 5, 2016
What was the name of the business before Ginty's Irish Gifts (which is now Uncle Louie G)?
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Candy Cane or Peppermint Stick Mini Golf posted on December 16, 2015
In the 1960's Ship Bottom had a mini golf place called either the Candy Cane or the Peppermint Stick. They always had red and white petunias in beds around the fence to enter. Would anyone have a photo of it? You can email me a pdf at Thanks!
Answers: 1 Last Answer Submitted: May 3, 2016 10:30:20

Lifeguard's Ball & Garbagemen's Ball posted on October 4, 2015
When and where did the Lifeguard's Balls take place on LBI and what were they like? Was there ever such a thing as a Garbagemen's Ball? Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Answers: 2 Last Answer Submitted: August 23, 2017 23:45:39

First person... posted on August 10, 2015
My 9 year old niece would like to know who discovered Long Beach Island?
Answers: 2 Last Answer Submitted: August 19, 2015 21:35:22

History of Fantasy Island posted on August 10, 2015
What was the first year Fantasy Island started and why was it named Fantasy Island?
Thank you
Answers: 3 Last Answer Submitted: January 26, 2017 19:02:11

History of Fantasy Island posted on August 10, 2015
What was the first year Fantasy Island started and why was it named Fantasy Island?
Thank you
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December 1992 Nor'easter posted on August 1, 2015
What Businesses were destroyed in Long Beach Island in the December 1992 Nor'easter?
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Long Beach Township Lifeguards Pictures posted on June 17, 2015
I have been asking around and have come up empty handed, about finding group pictures of the lifeguards for Long Beach Township from the summers of 1969, 70 and 71. The local museum and the township could not direct me. Someone has copies of this. Any clues?
Answers: 2 Last Answer Submitted: June 22, 2015 12:20:23

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