Ahhh! This beautiful sunrise was captured by Amy Jordan on a morning beach walk. Thanks for sharing, Amy!
INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND! There are lots of fun activities and fireworks planned for Independence Weekend. Details are here:
- Avalon Boat Parade, from Avalon Yacht Club through Cornell Harbor, Pennsylvania Harbor, and Princeton Harbor, Saturday, July 3rd, 4pm.
- Bay Atlantic Symphony Concert, Surfside Park, Avalon, Sunday, July 4th, 7:30pm.
- Fireworks, 30th Street Beach, Avalon, music simulcast on WCZT 98.7FM The Coast, Sunday, July 4th, at dusk.
- Fireworks, 95th Street Beach, Stone Harbor, Sunday, July 4th, at dusk.
- Fireworks, 50th Street Beach, Sea Isle City, Sunday, July 4th, 9pm.
- Fireworks, Clarence Davies Sports Complex, Middle Township, Sunday, July 4th, around 9pm.
- Fireworks, in front of Congress Hall, Cape May, Sunday, July 4th, 9:15pm.
- Fireworks, Pine Avenue & the beach, Wildwood, Sunday, July 4th, 10pm.
A RECORD YEAR FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY TOURISM is expected according to a recent article by the Atlantic City Press. The county’s first quarter occupancy tax receipts show that overnight stays were up 12.7% over 2019, a year in which tourism revenue reached a record $6.9 billion. “All indicators are telling us that 2021 will be a good year,” said County Commissioner Director Gerald Thornton.
AVALONMAPS.COM is a site you’ll want to check out if you’re interested in how Avalon looked many years ago. Avalon resident Dave Mackey has compiled a number of vintage maps of Avalon and Cape May County, offering a detailed look at Avalon’s development–as well as proposed developments that didn’t happen. Prints are available and make great accent pieces for your home or office! Visit www.AvalonMaps.com.
MARABELLA’S FAMILY RESTAURANT of Stone Harbor celebrates its 50th season, having first opened its doors in 1972. Mom Marabella first created menu items from recipes she learned from her Neapolitan mother and grandmother; today her son Angelo creates dishes based on one of his Mom’s maxims: Very Fresh, Very Festive, Very Reasonable and Very Italian! Marabella’s is located at 9426 Third Avenue. Check out their menu here: www.marabellasfamilyrestaurant.com/menu
GOTTA DO IT! My new “Gotta Do It!” series will run throughout the summer and will feature a different “Gotta Do It!” activity each week.
This week, WATCH A SUNSET OVER THE BAY! There’s no better way to cap off a great day at the shore than to watch the sun go down, enjoying Mother Nature’s last display of color! Catch a bayfront sunset at any of these locations:
- Avalon: 8th Street fishing pier; 21st Street gazebo; Avalon Bay Park Marina (53rd Street) ; 80th Street bulkhead.
- Stone Harbor: 81st Street bulkhead; 83rd Street Fishing Pier; 99th Street bulkhead; 110th Street bulkhead; 114th Street bulkhead.
- Sea Isle City: 59th Street Pier; 80th Street & Roberts Avenue.
Have a favorite location for watching sunsets? Let me know where it is! Have a favorite “Gotta Do It!” shore activity? I’d like to hear about it!
PLAN AHEAD: STONE HARBOR FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS boat parade. Mark your calendars for the evening of Saturday, July 24th. Details to follow!
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! Take time to celebrate our many freedoms with your family & friends!
237 29th Street, East Side, Avalon, $2,099,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 212267
155 97 Street, Stone Harbor, $2,379,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 212327
7789 Dune Drive, Avalon, $2,600,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 212303
310 70th Street, Avalon, $4,250,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 212330
120 40th Street, Avalon, $7,900,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 212261
Properties Under Contract:
29 Seabreeze Lane, Avalon Manor, $1,249,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 210756
279 54th Street, Avalon, $1,999,900, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 211617
109 24th Street, Avalon, $2,495,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 211184
694 22nd Street, East, Avalon, $2,795,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 212137
10010 Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor, $3,195,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 212243
130 107th Street, Stone Harbor, $3,199,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 212273
119 106th Street, Stone Harbor, $3,750,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 212242
860 21st Street, Avalon, $3,900,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 212172
4813 Fourth Avenue, Avalon, $3,995,000, UNDER CONTRACT MLS#: 212319
10 W. 14th Street, Avalon, $2,795,000, SOLD MLS#: 210294
76 W. 18th Street, Avalon, $2,700,000, SOLD MLS#: 203977