Lou & Sherry’s Love Story

Lou & Sherry’s Love Story

The Summer of ’62 –– we listened to “Surfer Girl” by The Beach Boys, “California Dreamin’” by The Mammas & The Poppas, and “Sherry” by The Four Seasons. I was lucky to be sent to Aunt Minnie Rice on Fourth Avenue for a week at the shore....
A Love Story – Twice

A Love Story – Twice

My grandparents discovered Bradley Beach in 1912. They kept coming back every summer from Newark. In 1950, my grandmother decided she wanted to live in Bradley Beach full time so they bought the house on Evergreen Avenue. Sadly, my grandmother died the day the house...
Helping Love Bloom in Bradley

Helping Love Bloom in Bradley

No, I didn’t marry a man I met in Bradley Beach. I couldn’t have met him here, because he came from Trenton and Trenton went to Belmar. I did, however, meet a lot of boyfriends in Bradley that I didn’t marry. To be in high school and summer in Bradley Beach meant boys...
Sunrise Surprise

Sunrise Surprise

Jessica and Skyler Fox got engaged in Bradley Beach at sunrise in August of 2013. They spend time at her parents’ shore house in Bradley Beach each summer. On that particular weekend, they were there along with her parents, brother, sister-in-law, and niece....
Athanasia & James

Athanasia & James

Lampros and Vasaliki Scaltsas, maternal grandparents of Bradley Beach native Eileen Shissias, operated the Fourth Avenue Pavilion, a boardwalk restaurant on Ocean and Fourth. Since they had a lovely young daughter, a cousin told them about eligible twin bachelors who...
Beverly & Leonard

Beverly & Leonard

My husband, Leonard Riley, was born on Newark Avenue and raised in Bradley Beach. He really loved his hometown and never lived anywhere else. Leonard was a real “people” person. A builder, sheet metal worker, and career policeman, he was a graduate of the FBI Academy...

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