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Merchants: Early rain doesn’t dampen holiday weekend

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, July 08, 2014 01:30 pm

OCEAN CITY – Mother Nature rained on the city’s Independence Day parades, but the Fourth of July weekend was far from a washout.

After Friday’s rain, sunny skies returned for Saturday and Sunday and visitors arrived in droves, business owners said this week. The fireworks show, postponed from Friday to Saturday, went off under clear skies without a hitch. A bike parade in the south end was canceled and one in the Gardens was held on Saturday.

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Ike's expands on Ocean City Boardwalk

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 02:45 pm

OCEAN CITY — Frank and Alec Palmieri spent the summers of their youth in Ocean City.  The Palmieris were just kids in the early 1990s when they first tasted the food at Ike’s Famous Crab Cakes.

As teenagers, both took summer jobs working in the kitchen at Ike’s.   As young adults, Frank and Alec decided to enter the restaurant business in 2013 and it seemed only natural to buy the Ike’s brand, made famous by Ike Cossaboom and his family.  

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New business will wait for you

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Written by Ann Richardson Wednesday, July 02, 2014 09:54 am

Call waiting OCEAN CITY —When creating her fledgling service business, Jane Custer thought long and hard about what people in a seashore resort might need most. It all came together one afternoon on a bike ride; people need time.

“I am the answer to the question, ‘when will someone be home,’” said Custer, the owner of “Call Waiting,” a company founded on the premise of service first.

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Sundaes officially opened

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 01, 2014 12:00 am

Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners. Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners.

OCEAN CITY - Sundaes, on Eighth Street just off the boardwalk, officially opened its doors recently at a ribbon cutting attended by Mayor Jay Gillian. Sundaes offers “make your own” sundaes which include frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, hand dipped ice cream, gelato, Italian water ice and toppings, according to the business owners.

   

NJ Realty joins Long and Foster

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Written by Ann Richardson Friday, June 27, 2014 04:10 pm

From left, Terry Spahr, Long and Foster regional manager for New Jersey and Delaware, Joe Amatangeko, Long and Foster president, resort rentals, Kevin Redmond, Drew Fasy and Gary Scott, Long and Foster president, general brokerage.  From left, Terry Spahr, Long and Foster regional manager for New Jersey and Delaware, Joe Amatangeko, Long and Foster president, resort rentals, Kevin Redmond, Drew Fasy and Gary Scott, Long and Foster president, general brokerage.

OCEAN CITY — Following a national trend, NJ Realty, with offices in Ocean City and Sea Isle City, announced that it’s joining Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.,

 “It’s very exciting,” said Drew Fasy, a real estate broker who owned the Sea Isle City office and co-owned the Ocean City office with Kevin Redmond.  “We’re all really happy, it’s a good thing.” 

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Ione Talese comes clean

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 21, 2014 11:00 am

  Ione Talese opened Artisan Soaps on Asbury Avenue recently.
Ione Talese opened Artisan Soaps on Asbury Avenue recently.

Soaps offer a new business plan for OC artist

OCEAN CITY — For many years, Ione Talese brought new life to old furnishings at her hand-painted Furniture and Design Studio.

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