As one walks through the front door of the Sakwas Haven Beach home, the eyes are immediately drawn up towards a vast entry ceiling highlighted by an extravagant basket chandelier that harnesses the soothing charms of the ocean. Thick strands of tumbled, petite, blue-green sea glass adorn the unique light fixture structured with a gold leaf body, whose brilliance shimmers even with only the natural sunlight beaming in through the picturesque great window above. When your spell
Your Next Home Project with Installed Sales and Project Financing Custom Home by Mancini Custom Homes Kitchen Design & Installation by Woodhaven Kitchen & Design Center. Designer Melody Ann Wells The thought of a home project is an exciting time for a homeowner. You’ve likely already pictured your new and improved space, (maybe even sketching it out a few dozen times) but now it’s about to become a reality. As you move forward with your project, it’s easy to become overwhelme
Thom Sweeney is founder and owner of Thom Sweeney Interiors, an award-winning full-service interior design studio specializing in contract design and residential business. With a well-trained and careful eye for quality, craftsmanship, and statement-making furnishings & textiles, Thom is recognized for his bold and elegant, yet timeless and classic styled designs. Q. My friends tell me that I have an eye for selecting just the right furniture and accessories, and I do think
Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 5 oz. goat cheese, softened 1 cup green and black olives, chopped ⅓ cup walnuts, finely chopped 2 tbsp. thyme 3 tbsp. pimentos, chopped 1 baguette, thinly sliced and toasted Olive oil DIRECTIONS: In a bowl, mix goat cheese, olives, walnuts, thyme and pimentos. Set aside. Brush sliced bread with olive oil and toast lightly. Spread 2 teaspoons of goat cheese mixture onto each crostini and serve.
What to do when the Summer Sun Sets on LBI Summers in LBI make it easy. Easy to stay in the present moment, easy to stay active, and easy to connect to our loved ones, the planet and ourselves. Each summer morning you’ll wake up to find hundreds of people across the island out on a jog, hitting up a beach yoga class or catching some waves. Our afternoons are filled with sandy toes and salty skin thanks to our glorious beaches and superb summer weather. Our evenings are filled
Shellfish Soirée at Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts & Sciences - September 28 Head to the north of the island for a fantastic night celebrating locally provided shellfish, along with a variety of entertainment, great drinks and company. Tickets are on sale at www.lbif.org or by visiting them in Loveladies Merchant Mart at Taylor Avenue Ball Field Beach Haven - September 29 10am to 5pm Chowderfest Weekend begins with one of the largest outdoor marketplaces at the Jersey
If you think medical waste and sewage spills are contamination issues limited to waters off the coasts of high pollutant countries like China and Indonesia, then think again. It was a fateful day in late July of 1987 when a 50-mile debris slick full of household garbage, discarded biomedical waste, hospital trash and timbers floated 100 yards off the shoreline from Manasquan to northern Long Beach Island. By the time August rolled in, New Jersey’s Environmental commissioner h
Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz. Whiskey 4 tsp. Simple syrup 8 dashes Angostura bitters 4 tbsp. Orange juice Fresh Rosemary sprigs Orange peels Ice DIRECTIONS: Mix whiskey, simple syrup, and Angostura bitters in a shaker. Add the ice and shake well. Strain the cocktail into a rocks glass over ice. Peel 4 large slices of orange and rub the peel around the rim of the glass and drop the peel into the glass. Add rosemary sprigs for garnish.
HOW WE MET I grew up on LBI and my husband grew up in Manahawkin. One late summer day in 2003, my older brother called and told me to come over his best friend’s apartment in Beach Haven. His friend’s roommate had an English bulldog named Madison, and my brother knew that I had always loved bulldogs, so I went over to meet her. Madison’s owner was a guy named Frank, who was not home at the time I met her. I was at The Shell a few nights later, and I was introduced to the cute