Wildwood, NJ Business

After 85 years in business, Bonelli’s to close Sunday

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, September 18, 2014 02:50 pm

WILDWOOD — Bonelli’s Market, a Pacific Avenue business since 1929, has announced it will close its doors Sunday, Sept. 21.

A manager at the store, who did not identify himself, said that the “85-year-old business has had enough” particularly with the city of Wildwood, police and added he “can’t put up with the clientele.”

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Zippy’s Bikes receives national recognition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD– Zippy’s Bikes of Wildwood has been named one of America’s best bike shops for 2014 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association, according to the bike shop.

There are approximately 4,000 bike shops in the United States, and less than 300 were chosen to be named “America’s Best.” Zippy’s Bikes is one of four bike shops in New Jersey awarded this honor.

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Swirly Twirly opens at Island Mini Golf

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 01, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD — Local officials, members of the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, the public and the press attended the grand opening of Island Miniature Golf's newest attraction, Swirly Twirly Frozen Yogurt June 6.

After the ribbon cutting ceremony and the presentation of a proclamation by Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano Jr. to owner Stephanie Bennett, those in attendance enjoyed a round of mini golf and some frozen treats at the new Swirly Twirly Frozen Yogurt, which also serves custard and sorbet.

According to Bennett, other additions, like a rock wall and batting cages, could be coming to Island Miniature Golf in the future.

Swirly Twirly is located at 4501 New Jersey Avenue in Wildwood.

 

Turn Around Boutique opens on Pacific Avenue

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 11:00 pm

Officials and owners cut ribbon at grand opening of Turn Around Boutique.  Officials and owners cut ribbon at grand opening of Turn Around Boutique. WILDWOOD – Owners of Pacific Avenue’s Turn Around Boutique are bringing upcycling to Wildwood.

The city’s newest boutique, located at 4805 Pacific Ave., offers shoppers the chance to purchase consigned men’s, women’s and children’s clothing as well as furniture, artwork, home décor items and collectibles.

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Stuey’s looks to fill healthy niche at the end of Wildwood's boardwalk

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Employees James Potee and Sean Devlin pose with Stuey’s owner Laura Stuart and executive chef Arron Milano. Stuey’s opened April 12 on the Wildwood Boardwalk. Employees James Potee and Sean Devlin pose with Stuey’s owner Laura Stuart and executive chef Arron Milano. Stuey’s opened April 12 on the Wildwood Boardwalk. WILDWOOD – Quinoa, kale, and gluten-free pancakes aren’t exactly staples of boardwalk fare, but Laura Stuart thinks she’s fulfilling a new demand.

The Wildwood Crest resident opened Stuey’s, a healthy alternative bistro tucked away at the southernmost end of the Wildwood Boardwalk, on April 12.

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Coffee shop to open at The Grand

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 08, 2014 11:00 pm

WILDWOOD CREST – The grand opening of The Coffee House and The Grand Scoop at the Grand will be 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 22.

The event will take place at The Coffee House at the Grand located in the base of The Grand Condominiums at 9601 Atlantic Ave. Parking is located on the north side of the building.

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Itswell yoga studio set to open Saturday

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, February 28, 2014 12:33 pm

Photo submitted/Kristel Fillmore, 29, is opening Itswell Yoga on New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood. The grand opening of the studio is Saturday, March 1. Photo submitted/Kristel Fillmore, 29, is opening Itswell Yoga on New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood. The grand opening of the studio is Saturday, March 1.  NORTH WILDWOOD—Kristel Fillmore says she was always a runner. She preferred half-marathons and running sneakers to yoga mats and greetings of “Namaste.”

That was until she injured her left hip four years ago and had to stop running for eight weeks. Then, she finally tried a yoga class.

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High hopes for Wildwood businesses this summer

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, February 06, 2014 01:00 pm

WILDWOOD—After 2013’s slow tourism season, Wildwood businesses heard good things last week about what may happen this summer.

During a Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Jay Ford of Crest Savings Bank predicted that visitors will most likely be back for 2014, and be spending more.

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North Wildwood eyes homes in business zone to spur development

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Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, January 28, 2014 03:26 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD—Some lots in North Wildwood’s central business district, like the one at Fourth and New Jersey avenues, have sat empty for years.

Now, city officials hope to draw new development there.

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Wildwood seeks food vendors for south end beach

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, January 24, 2014 03:37 pm

Photo by Bill Barlow/ Beachgoers have to trek 1,700 feet to get to the water's edge in Wildwood. Photo by Bill Barlow/ Beachgoers have to trek 1,700 feet to get to the water's edge in Wildwood.

WILDWOOD—With a beach that stretches about 1,700 feet to the ocean, making the trek to Wildwood’s boardwalk for lunch can be an inconvenience for beachgoers, especially those sunbathing near the southern end of the city. 

This week, city officials have designated two areas for vendors to offer food on Wildwood’s beach, a move they say will benefit visitors and add to city coffers.

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