Michele Gillian

Night In Venice (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Family Events All Summer Long and Night In Venice Sails Into Town

In Ocean City, July really kicks off the full summer season.

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Wildwood Fireworks (Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – July 4th On Saturday = Bigger Holiday Weekend Than Normal At The Beach

With Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, shore towns are anticipating even larger crowds than usual.

06/17/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/ Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Towns Hoping Pope’s Philly Visit Helps Draw Crowds To Beach Too

Beach season has just begun, but Pope Francis’ visit to the region September 26th and 27th already has some towns thinking about the fall.

06/08/2015

Ms. New Jersey, July Jubilee and many other  Ocean City events are held at the Music Pier throughout the summer. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Ms. New Jersey, Antique Cars and July Jubilee In June

The summer fun begins right away in Ocean City.

05/30/2015

The Ocean City Boardwalk will soon be packed with people. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Jersey Shore Merchants Hope For Strong Start To Summer

For merchants at the Jersey Shore, Memorial Day weekend is circled on their calendars.

05/22/2015

Smaller crowds gather on the Ocean City Boardwalk days before Memorial Day Weekend, but that will change. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

After Long Winter, Jersey Shore Towns Ready For Summer Season To Begin

Summer unofficially begins this weekend, and down the shore it seems everyone is ready to get things started.

05/21/2015

(Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Car Shows, Air Shows and A Bike-A-Thon For Charity

Michele Gillian with the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce says it begins with Street Rod Weekend — where classic cars will be on display on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

09/02/2014

(Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Pageants, Weird Week And An End Of Summer Plop

August in Ocean City is full of many of the town’s signature events.

08/09/2014

The Night in Venice boat parade in Ocean City. (Credit: Donald B. Kravitz, DBK Photos)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fun In The Sand, Freckles and One Of The East Coast’s Biggest Boat Parades

The Shore Thing: Fun In The Sand, Freckles and One Of The East Coast’s Biggest Boat Parades. Ocean City in July.

07/05/2014

Ocean City, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fireworks Just One Of Many Activities Down The Shore This July 4th

Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.

06/19/2014

Wonderland Pier (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Jeep Invasion, Ms. New Jersey Crowned and July Jubilee In June

The June fun in Ocean City starts even before the first full weekend.

05/30/2014

(The Chatterbox.  Photo provided by Ocean City Chamber of Commerce)

As Owner Retires, Ocean City’s Big Pink Restaurant Goes On Sale

For nearly 77 years the Chatterbox, at Ninth Street and Central Avenue, has been a meeting spot for locals and visitors.

12/31/2013

(The Ocean City, NJ beach.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore Bounces Back

In many South Jersey shore locations, Hurricane Sandy blew in a bonus.

08/15/2013

(Kristen Wiig and Annette Bening star in "The Girl Most Likely," shot partially on location in Ocean City, NJ.)

Ocean City, NJ Readies For Its Closeup as Location of Next Kristen Wiig Movie

“The Girl Most Likely,” also starring Annette Bening, is scheduled to be released July 18th.

05/06/2013

(The Ocean City boardwalk, in file photo)

Unofficial End To Summer At The Shore Marks A Fall Filled With Discounts

Overcast skies coupled with a breeze was a sure sign the summer season at the shore has come to an end.

09/03/2012

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