The Bookworm has been a fixture on LBI for nearly 15 years. The Bookworm is unique. Besides our offering of books, gifts, and cards my staff and I can directly help you pick a book from our vast inventory. Not sure what to read? Ask. That is a service that we are happy to provide.
The SandPaper is the local newsmagazine serving you weekly with news, images, videos, community events and happenings in and around Long Beach Island and southern Ocean County.
Mrs. Engelsen is an Ocean County native with a deep appreciation of New Jersey’s rich, historical background and its breath-taking coastal scenery. She studied art at the Samuel Fleischer Art Memorial in Philadelphia and at thc Philadelphia College of Art. She has also studied at Stockton State College. She paints all medias – watercolor, acrylic, and oil.
She is particularly noted throughout the state for her historical paintings. Each projects reflects detailed research into the state’s past. Her sources include historical societies, libraries, and a treasury of rare old photographs. Lengthy personal interviews with local residents add to her background knowledge.
She has preserved historical New Jersey scenes from northern New Jersey to the coastal shores, and to the western tip in Trenton.
She was commissioned by McDonald’s restaurant to complete a series of historical paintings in Toms River, Manahawkin, Lakehurst, Burlington, Howell and Ocean Township.
In addition, her historical paintings of Newark, Trenton, Burlington and Perth Amboy are in the executive and public offices of Public Service Electric and Gas Company. A particular favorite of Revolutionary War buffs is Mrs. Engelsen’s painting of Cannon Green, Princeton University. This painting hangs in the lobby of the Palmer Inn, Route 1, Princeton, New Jersey.
Featuring a large selection of ice cream flavors, soft serve and hand dipped ice cream, store baked brownies & cookies, Belgian Waffles & fruit smoothies.
At Paul R. Maina Builders our focus is in giving our customers the one on one care that they deserve when investing in their home.
We will meet with you and listen to what your goals are for your project because we feel everything from your fantasy kitchen or bathroom remodel to building the home of your dreams deserves our finest attention to detail.
Located a few steps from beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches, the Surf City Hotel is a historic landmark on Long Beach Island. Located in the family oriented Borough of Surf City, this historic and legendary establishment is open daily from April 1 to Columbus Day weekend in October.
Surf City Bistro, The Clam Bar and The Beach Club Lounge are open weekends May through June. Open daily from late June through Labor Day. Limited opening September through October.
The Surf City Hotel’s Beach Club lounge offers a variety of musical entertainment on weekends, and four nights during the week. Rock’n’Roll, Tribute bands, and the acoustic duo of the fun loving “The Bill & Andy Show” on most Sunday afternoons.
TLC is a local family owned lumberyard/hardware store. We specialize in quality building materials for contractors and homeowners. We proudly carry Benjamin Moore paint and have recently become an Alliance Dealer for Weber grills.
Tuckerton Lumber Company has been family owned and operated since 1932. Our lumberyard and hardware stores are open in two locations to serve your needs; Surf City and Tuckerton. We carry a wide variety of home improvement products and cater to builders and homeowners alike. We are a proud member of Andersen Window Circle of Excellence, the NFIB , NJBMDA and the Pinelands Business Association.
Andersen Windows, Trex, Fiberon, Makita, Endurance Railing, Sheerline Railing, Masonite doors, Thermatru doors, Emtek hardware
Bay Avenue Plant Company is the premier provider of outdoor design services on Long Beach Island. They are the first choice for customers who desire licensed creative architects and professional master craftsmen to design and build outdoor environments.
Bay Avenue Plant Company is a family business currently owned and operated by Tom and Jessica Scangarello, previously owned by Tom and Susan Scangarello. The Scangarello family has owned a home on Long Beach Island for 30 years. The owners currently reside in Harvey Cedars and have a vested interest in providing quality service and innovative landscapes to customers in their own backyard. Island living has provided them with hands-on experience in seashore plantings and landscapes.
* Landscape Design/Build
* Outdoor Living Spaces
* Stone Walls/Patios/Driveways
* Natural Stone/Pavers
* Shore Plantings/Maintenance
* Outdoor Kitchens/Fireplaces
* Custom Potting
* Pools & Spas
Mario’s Italian Market takes pride in stocking and catering the best Italian food in the Jersey Shore/LBI/Surf City and S. Jersey region for over 30 years!
Lou’s Electric is an electrical contractor / electrician located in Surf City, NJ (LBI). Our convenient location allows us to service customers all throughout Ocean County, New Jersey.Lou Manganiello III has been in the electrical & contracting business for over 15 years. Over those years, he has done over a thousand new homes and hundreds of renovation projects, from commercial to residential. Our company promotes the use of energy efficient materials and products to save you money and use less of earth’s natural resources. We have been involved in the Extreme Makeover in Irvington NJ and contribute to our community through the LBI Rotary as well as local churches.
Located in Surf City, NorthSide Bar & Grille is LBI’s Premier upscale sports bar. A beach feel, and great menu, as well as an extensive beer and wine list are perfect for a night out or even a family dinner. Specializing in Burgers, Cheese Steaks, Nachos, and Wings, our menu also includes such offering as Crab Mac and Cheese, Caprese Salad, Coconut Shrimp and Clams on the Half-Shell.
We opened our doors in 2015, and we plan on never looking back.
We are a casual eatery offering the best brick oven pizza,burgers, street tacos, poke bowls, sandwiches, paninis, and salads. We are your one stop food spot. We offer the best quality foods in Long Beach Island, NJ, as well as catering for the entire Island.
Built upon the principles of exceptional service, unequaled design and skilled craftsmanship, David Ash Jr., Landscape Contractors creates elegant, sophisticated outdoor environments for residents and businesses in and around Long Beach Island, NJ.
President David Ash, Jr. is a native LBI resident who began working with his father’s highly regarded home building firm at the age of 11. After graduating from high school, he became a project manager for the company—harnessing his carpentry skills and supervising the construction of luxury bayside homes. Though David eventually pursued a second career in law enforcement, his passion for landscaping drew him back to his design-build roots and facilitated the establishment of his LBI landscape firm.
As hands-on owner of the firm, David designs and implements high-end landscapes and outdoor living areas for beachfront cottages and sprawling estates. Striving to realize your unique vision, his team blends composition, texture & color to elevate your property’s value and appeal. Whether you’re entertaining, seeking sanctuary or communing with nature, you’ll find David’s landscape environments the ideal integration of lifestyle and function.