How to Make an Exfoliating Sand Scrub

How to Make an Exfoliating Sand Scrub

Regular exfoliation is a great way to enhance your skincare routine. Getting rid of dead skin cells can help make your complexion clearer and softer. Instead of buying a scrub at the store, consider making your own. During your next trip to the shore, collect some sand for a DIY exfoliating beach sand scrub. Learn more about making your own exfoliating scrub and the benefits of using sand on your skin. Is Beach Sand Good for Your Skin? Why Is Exfoliation Important? How to Use Beach Sand as an Exfoliant FAQ About Exfoliating Sand Scrubs Experience the Sands of Ocean City, New Jersey Is Beach Sand Good for Your Skin? In addition to lowering stress levels and lifting your mood, going to the beach can also be beneficial for your skin. You may... Read More

Tickets on Sale for Lee Greenwood With the Ocean City Pops

Tickets on Sale for Lee Greenwood With the Ocean City Pops

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 8/24/22 Tickets on Sale for Lee Greenwood With the Ocean City Pops Country music singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood will join the Ocean City Pops for a special concert at the Ocean City Music Pier on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. Greenwood holds a special place in the hearts of Ocean City residents and visitors, because his 1984 hit “God Bless the U.S.A.” has been a part of the daily boardwalk flag-raising ceremony every summer for more than 20 years. He will make his debut with the Ocean City Pops and perform hits such as “IOU” and “Ring On Her Finger, Time On Her Hands”, along with a few surprises. The Pops’ 2022 season continues through Sept. 17, and there are plenty of other highlights on the schedule. The Duprees return... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/17/22 It’s a Pageant Week in Ocean City ... for Humans and Hermit Crabs Miss Crustacean, Little Miss Ocean City, Junior Miss Ocean City All to be Crowned Congratulations to our new Miss Ocean City, 17-year-old Ocean City High School senior Grace Oves, who was crowned Saturday on the Ocean City Music Pier. Another week of pageantry in Ocean City includes the Miss Crustacean Beauty Pageant on Wednesday, the Little Miss Ocean City Pageant on Friday and the Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant on Saturday. The original beauty contest for crustaceans returns as an evening event this year. In an annual tradition, Ocean City celebrates the beauty of hermit crabs with contestants vying for the coveted Cucumber Rind Cup. All families, kids, businesses and organizations are invited to... Read More

Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 112th Time on Thursday

Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 112th Time on Thursday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/10/22 Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 112th Time on Thursday The 112th annual Ocean City Baby Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 on the Boardwalk. The annual tradition offers a chance for parents to show off Ocean City’s newest generation. The parade features children ages 10 and under cruising the Boardwalk in themed strollers, wagons and floats. It starts at Sixth Street with children finishing at 12th Street and all other entries continuing to 14th Street. The parade is free to watch from either side of the boardwalk. Spectators are welcome to bring beach chairs to watch from the railing along the ocean side of the boardwalk. On the parade morning, the boardwalk will close to bicycle traffic at 10 a.m. In addition to the array... Read More

Art Shows Return to Ocean City Boardwalk

Art Shows Return to Ocean City Boardwalk

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 8/3/22 Art Shows Return to the Ocean City Boardwalk Sand Sculpting and Twins Contests Highlight Week of Family Fun The 59th annual Boardwalk Art Show will be held Friday through Sunday (August 5 to 7) on the boardwalk between Seventh Street and 11th Street. More than 50 artists from New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York will exhibit and sell works in oils, acrylics, watercolor and mixed media, as well as photography and jewelry. There is something for everyone at the show, and it’s a great opportunity to start or increase your art collection with a purchase from the show.  Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Awards are given to the top entries in the show. The event is... Read More

The Ocean City Music Pier Features Six Shows in Five Days

The Ocean City Music Pier Features Six Shows in Five Days

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/27/22 The Ocean City Music Pier Features Six Shows in Five Days The Ocean City Music Pier will be hopping this week with a variety of shows to suit all tastes. Ocean City’s schedule of weekly events continues in high gear, and the city is looking forward to a full slate of events for August. SHOWS ON THE MUSIC PIER The Ocean City Theatre Company High School Junior Company will perform “The Sponge Bob Musical” on Friday and Saturday nights (July 29 and 30) at the Music Pier (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace). The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the annihilation of their undersea world. Just when all hope seems lost, an unexpected hero takes center... Read More

Guide to Ocean City’s Night in Venice

Guide to Ocean City’s Night in Venice

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/20/22 Guide to Ocean City's Night in Venice When is Night in Venice? The parade starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Where does the parade route begin and end? The boat parade begins near the Ocean City-Longport toll bridge and travels along the bayside to Tennessee Avenue, looping in and out of lagoons along the way. Where can I watch the parade? To view the Night In Venice boat parade, grandstands will be set up at street ends along the bay from Battersea Road to 16th Street and also at Tennessee Avenue. These are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Streets include: Battersea Rd., North Street, First Street, Sixth Street, Seventh Street, 11th Street, 13th Street, 15th Street, 16th Street and Tennessee Avenue. Spectators with their own seating can access... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/13/22 Contests and Concerts Highlight Another Week of Family Fun From a french-fry sculpting contest to a Gordon Lightfoot concert, Ocean City’s calendar of special events is filled with more family fun this week. CONTESTS AND WEEKLY HAPPENINGS Ocean City’s “Wacky But Not Tacky” series of Wacky Wednesdays continues at 10:30 a.m. July 13 at the Ocean City Music Pier with a french-fry sculpting contest. No advance registration is required for this free family event. The July 20 edition of Wacky Wednesday will bring Christmas in July. The popular weekly Farmers Market on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday through Sept. 14. The market features the best of fresh produce from local farms in the region, along with a variety of craft vendors. Family... Read More

NJ Teens Can Work Expanded Summer Hours Under New Law

NJ Teens Can Work Expanded Summer Hours Under New Law

NJ Teens Can Work Expanded Summer Hours Under New Law   Effective immediately, the legislation (A422) allows 16- and 17-year-olds to work up to 50 hours a week — up to 10 hours each day — when they aren’t in school. It also updates the hours 14- and 15-year-olds can work — a total of 40 hours a week during the summer   The expansion of work hours gives teens an opportunity to earn more money and helps employers cope with a labor shortage that has led to increased wait times for customers at seasonal businesses. Gov. Phil Murphy signed the law, A-4222/S-2796, sponsored by Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-16) and Senator Vin Gopal (D-11), late Tuesday afternoon.   The new law also changes the way teens will obtain work permits. Prior to the bill, teens could... Read More