Founded in Family: The Saropoulos Family From Leftys Tavern

Founded In Family – Eight Years of Milestones and much more in store, the Saropoulos Family and their team is doing something right at Lefty’s Tavern. You might say that both Lefty Saropoulos and his wife Jennifer were born to run their family business. Both grew up in Southern Ocean County, spending most of their […]

Founded in Family: Meet The Haglers

MORE THAN A PLACE TO DOCK YOUR BOAT; THE HAGLER FAMILY SHARES TALES FROM THEIR MARINA AND ITS CLOSE CREW A familiar site passing through Brant Beach, Hagler’s Marina store front is only the beginning of the services and bay front access that this multi-generational business provides. Family owned and operated for 39 years, the […]

Founded in Family: Meet The Farias

Three Generations of Farias, Continue to Share the Dream of Providing the Best Shopping Experience Possible When Mario Farias purchased a house on Sixth Street in Surf City, he did not realize the impact his children and grandchildren would have on the business community and vacationers for years to come. Vince and Michele Farias were […]

Founded in Family: Meet The Family Behind The Bywatyr Shop

A legacy by the water, second and third generation of The Bywatyr Shop continue the family business 33rd year.Long Beach Township’s The Bywatyr Shop is Founded in Family Denise Burr started vacationing to Long Beach Island with her family in 1980. The family atmosphere led her parents to purchase a summer home in Village Harbor, […]

Founded in Family: Reynolds Garden Shop and Landscaping

It’s hard to miss the Reynolds Garden Shop when traveling along East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. The property is lined with impressive flora, gorgeous landscaping and breathtaking design elements. Reynolds Garden Shop offers patrons a florist, full service nursery and garden center as well as residential and commercial landscape design and installation services. With 10 […]

Founded in Family: Howards Restaurants

Since 1950, Howard’s Seafood Restaurant has occupied the corner of West 33rd and Baltic Avenue in Spray Beach. Each summer locals and visitors alike flock to this Long Beach Island institution after a long day at the beach for quality seafood and an intimate dining experience. However, much like LBI, Howard’s has grown substantially since […]

Founded in Family: G. Anderson Agency and Anderson Insurance Agency

While growing up on Long Beach Island, Gil and Marie Anderson likely never imagined that they would leave such an important imprint on their community. Gil provided for his family by clamming the bay and working as a house painter. Having the foresight to find ways to serve a developing resort area with changing demands, […]

Founded in Family: Taylor Made Cabinets

Taylor Made for Success, Locally Grown Entrepreneur Continues to Build Want to own your own island? Billboards for Taylor Made Cabinets have been a fixture in Southern Ocean County for decades, just as the man behind the business that bears his name has – Stafford Township Councilman David Taylor David, or Dave to those who […]