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2019 Brigantine Beach Business & Commerce Guide

Summer 2019 on Brigantine Beach will be here before you know it. If your business relies on effective communication with Brigantine homeowners and visitors, BrigantineNOW can really help with that. Submit below. The FREE Brigantine Business and Commerce Guide. BrigantineNOW reaches over 35,000 readers each month. Filling the void left by failing newspaper and radio, …

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Brigantine Butcher Ernest and Sons. Mel Knows Meat.

  Mel knows meat. That’s why his Ernest & Sons Meat Market in Brigantine was featured on FOOD NETWORK’s Diners, Drive-ins & Dives TV show. Owner and bombastic butcher; Mel Cortellessa, is the man making the sausage with host Guy Fieri. Ernest and Son was started in 1977 by Ernest Storino and his son Sam. Brigantine …

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Major Fishing Restrictions Planned for Northend Beaches of Brigantine

Big, ugly, but somewhat understandable changes for those that enjoy 4X4 surf fishing on Brigantine’s North End. The DEP and Department of Fish & Wildlife will be taking over a majority of these beaches and wildlife areas just north of the seawall. Brigantine will still have access to 1500 ft. of that area, just north …

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Killing Brigantine Business. Overbuilding Accelerates Real Estate Price Declines.

Killing off another Brigantine business to build more un-needed homes? To those who rely on a robust business community, it does look that way. This time, the take down target is Brigantine Auto on the busy lighthouse circle. Take-down tool being employed by City of Brigantine: force small business owner to hire expensive lawyers in …

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Still No Plan for Declining Brigantine Golf Course

Letter to the Editor, from Gary Shea of Brigantine > Now that summer is over, I would imagine that the residents of Brigantine will start thinking about the upcoming Eagles season and of course, the upcoming local elections.  I hope our local candidates will not turn this year’s ‘silly season’ into the ‘food fight’ that we …

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Will “Cove” Have Lifeguards & Rules for Brigantine Summer 2016?

The growing chaos at the uber-popular ‘Cove’ beach area could be tamed somewhat by the Summer of 2016. That’s welcome news for those that want to keep the area safe, clean & family friendly. Three deep rows of 4×4 trucks parked side by side, fishing, jet ski’s, red cups, motor boats, Water Weenies, toddlers, swimmers …

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4×4’s Pack Brigantine Beaches in 2016, Could Some Be Shut Out?

Brigantine recreation director Jim Mogan thinks the new 4×4 beach permit policy could pose a problem. City Council passed an ordinance providing no-charge 4×4 beach permits to active-duty military and veterans upon request. These 4×4 permit requests could reach 600 or more…much more. Applications are reportedly ramping up from all over the state, as well as far reaching parts …

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Letter to Editor. Brigantine Must Set Example. Stop Plastic Bags.

Letter to the Editor from Nancy Schreiber >>  It’s encouraging that our community is at the forefront of plastic bag issue. I applaud City Council for considering the Greenteam’s initiative of implementing an ordinance to charge a fee on single-use plastic bags. Banning plastic bags from Brigantine Farmers Market has been a success. It’s has …

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Register Now. Boat Safety Classes in Brigantine. Summer 2016

Learn how to stay safe while boating. Classes are forming now. Brigantine Flotilla 85 of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach you how to be safe while out on the water. All operators of power vessels and personal watercraft (Jet Ski, Wave Runner, etc) on waters of the State of New Jersey, regardless of age, …

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Bob Schoelkopf Talks Marine Mammals & Plastic Bags in Brigantine

Brigantine is talking: Convenient, yet harmful single-use plastic bags. Mayor Guenther suggests that plastic bag laws could hurt business. The ACME may be forced to leave town if a symbolic 10 cent fee is charged for each plastic bag. We kid you not. That’s what our Mayor implied. Listen here > But what about sharks, whales, …

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Brigantine Identity Crisis. Better Awareness & Branding Needed.

Brigantine, for far too long, has suffered from a serious lack of proper marketing, promotion and awareness. Ask the average person in Philly or Jersey what they know about Brigantine, and they’ll either have NO idea…or they’ll mention the long departed Brigantine Castle or the overblown issue of green heads. Those types of answers are …

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Jaworski Golf Grows Again. Brigantine Links Losses Still Unknown.

Some Brigantine leadership publicly dragged JAWORSKI GOLF through the mud and then said ‘no thanks…..we got this covered’.  Could they be having second thoughts about blowing off a deal with JAWS? Today, as unknown losses mount at The Links, Brigantine is watching from the sidelines as Jaworski Golf keeps expanding it’s successful South Jersey portfolio …

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Brigantine Beach Could Use a Tourism Plan

Brigantine boring? That’s crazy talk. Maybe we need a cohesive plan to unlock the value of this Jersey jewel called Brigantine Beach? It certainly does have a more laid back vibe than other shore locations. But our amazing Brigantine beaches are second to none. Our homes are currently under-valued….but ready to take-off. And how can …

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Retail Revival in Brigantine? Old CVS Site Transformed.

The former CVS Pharmacy at 9th and Brigantine Ave., will soon be a brand new retail outlet. Early reports suggest that this sizable property will house a hybrid gift, surf, beach wear shopping experience. Exact inventory has yet to be determined, but with a large retail space like this, look for a very wide variety …

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Brigantine Boosting Piping Plover Population

Brigantine is for the birds. The 2015 Piping Plover breeding report is out. It looks like this endangered little shorebird is in the mood for love. “The rebound in New Jersey’s piping plover breeding population and a second consecutive year of robust chick productivity was a much needed outcome,” said Conserve Wildlife Foundation Beach Nesting …

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