VIDEO > Brigantine City Council Meeting. Sept 18, 2014

Brigantine City Council meeting from Sept 18, 2014. Download agenda here. Click thru to watch video clips. Some items on the agenda of note: Council to deal with CASH MANAGEMENT plan. A recent audit of city finances has piqued the curiosity of taxpayers, in addition to council majority. Can Brigantine account for all expenditures from the past 10 years? City … [Read more...]

Brigantine Voters Consider Term Limits for Politicians

Brigantine's Phil Guenther suggests there are upsides to handling Mayor duties for unlimited years. "One of the benefits of being in office is I feel very comfortable working with elected officials" Guenther told The Press of Atlantic City. "You do develop a lot of those relationships over the years." The 22-year Mayor of Brigantine is shooting for 26 this November. Are … [Read more...]

Bluefish are Biting. Still Time to Catch Flounder Too.

Lots of small bluefish in the local surf and back bays. Reason: their chowing down on mullet and bunker that are emerging from the backwaters. Bigger snappers are starting to be caught, weighing between 2 and 5 pounds. One-Stop Bait and Tackle said snapper blues are everywhere around Absecon Inlet and Atlantic City. Plenty of Flounder are available when the … [Read more...]

Beautiful Beaches and Family Friendly. Yet Empty Businesses Still Plague Brigantine

We counted over 25 empty retail stores on beautiful Brigantine Beach this summer. That number will grow even larger this fall. If Brigantine can attract those who love our beaches, why can’t we pull in business investors, start-ups and entrepreneurs? The Pirates Den continues to operate while the owners keep an eye out for anyone looking to take over their cash-flow … [Read more...]

Revel for $90m. Investors Place Bets on New Atlantic City

From Glenn E. Straub, a South Florida investor, emerged from nowhere this week with his $90 million cash bid for Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel. But for the last 20 years, Straub, 67, has made it his business to buy distressed properties - including a polo club, massive yachts, and even a high-end development in Port St. Lucie, Fla., that was … [Read more...]