Under the Boardwalk,
Over the Moon

Love Stories from Bradley Beach

Bradley Beach (NJ) is a quiet little town “down the shore” where generations of people have experienced first love or met the love of their life. The history of Bradley is full of sweet, salty, and sentimental stories of young love.

Toby & Morey

Toby & Morey

It was June 1962 and I had just graduated from high school. It was July 4th weekend, and I was taking my younger sister down the shore.

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True Love

True Love

While living in Newark during the summer of 1951, a friend and I, both young, working adults, decided to visit my mother, Jeanette Sternig, and spend the day on the beach at Bradley Beach.

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“Under the Boardwalk”

“Under the Boardwalk”

When I finally went to college, I still went back to Bradley with my girlfriend. The best way to describe what we looked forward to doing is best told by the name of a song, Under the Boardwalk.

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William & Ella

William & Ella

William and Ella Paynter were married at the Grand Reformed Church, Asbury Park in July, 1877. They set up housekeeping in a little cottage on Asbury Avenue and in 1882 moved to Ocean Park, which was not yet part of Bradley Beach.

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