Avalon NJ

(On the ocean or the bay, kayaking -- including kayak fishing -- is a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy the water.   File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Exploring the Bays of the Jersey Shore

In planning getaways to the Jersey shore, there’s an easy way to get on the water and explore nature — for an hour, or a day.

05/01/2014

(The Marina at Avalon Anchorage includes a picturesque dockside restaurant.  Image provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avalon, N.J. After Sandy

At least one Jersey shore marina has made a very nice, although expensive, comeback.

07/11/2013

(North end of Avalon, NJ.  Photo provided)

Shore Town Looks For Ways To Keep More Sand On Beach

A South Jersey shore town is looking at ways to keep more of its sand on the beach.

04/13/2013

(Credit: CBS3)

Annual Shopping Event In Avalon Taking Place For First Time Since Sandy

Starting Friday at 6 p.m. until Sunday at 3 p.m., bars and restaurants in Avalon will be transformed into boutiques with items from 34 stores.

02/28/2013

storm down shore

NJ Shore Bracing For Coastal Flooding

In Avalon, officials say the rain and powerful winds are the main concerns. In Margate, the waves are crashing closer to the beach.

02/08/2013

88th Street Pavilion Stone Harbor

Feds Agree To Repair Sandy Damage in Stone Harbor and Avalon, NJ

A beach replenishment project in two South Jersey shore towns is being expanded, to deal with damage from not one but two storms.

12/21/2012

(An ice cream store in Sea Isle City, NJ was boarded up in advance of Hurricane Irene.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Repair of 2011 Beach Damage To Begin in South Jersey Shore Towns

This $4½-million project is targeted for the beaches of Stone Harbor and Avalon.

12/19/2012

FILE PHOTO Avalon Beach (Credit: Mike Denardo)

Avoiding The Dangers Of The Ocean

This is the time of year that tens of thousands of people escape the city heat by retreating to the waves of the Jersey shore, but as pretty as it is, there’s some danger there too.

07/04/2012

Photo Credit: Windrift Hotel/Facebook

Getaway Guru: One Tank Trip To Avalon

An upscale beach town at the southern end of the Jersey Shore, Avalon, N.J., can only be viewed as an island paradise. A vibrant nightlife, uncrowded white-sand beaches and plenty of activities make it a place you’ll want to come back to year after year.

06/30/2012

(Credit: David Madden)

Avalon, N.J. Creates Mass Shelter For Pets Displaced By Evacuations

One South Jersey shore town has come up with a plan to help people evacuate — with their pets — in the event of an emergency.

06/07/2012

(Paul Holmgren, in 2008 file photo.   Credit: AP)

Flyers’ GM Paul Holmgren Injured In Cycling Accident

Holmgren hurt himself Monday while riding his bike in Avalon, NJ. He was listed in stable condition at a hospital in Camden.

09/06/2011

(File photo: a sunny day in Sea Isle City, NJ.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

NJ Officials Warn Shore Goers To Be Wary of Hurricane Irene

New Jersey State Police captain Frank Davis says that at this stage, state officials are glued to various forecasting services to keep track of Irene.

08/24/2011

(Councilwoman Nancy Hudanich cuts the ribbon on the new charging station in Avalon, NJ.  Credit: Veronica Dudo)

Avalon, NJ Opens A Charging Station For Electric Vehicles

“Electric cars are not a wave of the future — they are here today,” said Avalon Borough Council president Nancy Hudanich at Friday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony.

08/05/2011

(An Avalon, NJ cottage offered for sale at $550,000.  File photo)

South Jersey Realty Agent Sees Soft-Market Opportunity For Shore Buyers

For those of you who dream of owning a vacation home “down the shore,” now may be the best time in a long time to do it — if you can afford it.

05/31/2011

(A beach at Sea Isle City, NJ.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

New Jersey Group Holds Annual “Top Ten Beaches” Vote

From Asbury Park to Avalon and beyond, many of us have a favorite shore point. And if so, now’s the time to be counted.

02/23/2011

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