Thanksgiving Dinner at CJ’s

by Shoshanna M. |

Enjoy a complimentary turkey dinner with all the trimmings on us, prior to the family feast! All residents, employees, construction crews and daytime visitors in Ocean Beach and the neighboring Fire Island communities are welcome to stop in and enjoy. Compliments of CJ’s Restaurant & Bar.

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT CJ’s

by Shoshanna M. |

Guys, gals and ghouls all welcome at the CJ’s Restaurant and Bar for one of the best Halloween parties Fire Island has to offer on Friday, October 18, 2019. Enjoy a free buffet and shocktails from 7-9 p.m., with monster drink specials all night long. A juried costume contest will include cash and prizes. Stay late with a chartered cross-bay … Full Story

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No Broomstick Required: CJ’s Halloween Party 2019

by Shoshanna M. |

Summer may be over, but there is still much nightlife going on over at Fire Island, CJ’s Restaurant & Bar will be hosting their Halloween party on Friday night, October 18 in Ocean Beach beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Here are all the things you need to know to know about this most spirited of Fire Island occasions. … Full Story

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Review: Fire Island Coffee

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum My husband John makes the best cup of coffee. It’s one of the reasons I married him. This achievement does not require a cutting- edge device to brew the perfect cup – our Mr. Coffee maker has served us well for years. He does not require exotic beans from an expensive gourmet shop either, but nevertheless he … Full Story

ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT CJ’S

by Shoshanna M. |

 Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the crew at CJ’s Bar and Restaurant as the Fire Island social season begins once again with $5 Jameson shots, $6 mugs of Guinness, and $12 green Rocket Fuels – and a complimentary corned beef & cabbage buffet with all the fixings. Festivities begin at 11 a.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019. Refer to Fire Island … Full Story

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A Beachside Thanksgiving at CJ’s

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum. The workers came for lunch, the residents took an early dinner, even the beach bikers made an appearance and stayed for a drink. Pre-Thanksgiving at CJ’s Restaurant & Bar is a day seeped in Fire Island tradition. On the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving, before everyone goes their separate ways to celebrate with their respective families, they gather … Full Story

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FI Eateries Adopt Surcharge

by FIN |

By Timothy Bolger Some Fire Island restaurants are giving patrons a taste of a new 3 percent surcharge that restaurateurs say is needed to offset recent New York State-mandated minimum wage increases for tipped employees. Nine of the 11 restaurants in downtown Ocean Beach are serving the fresh fee this summer. Some find it tough to swallow, but the Ocean … Full Story

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Elephant in the Room: Ocean Beach Board Meeting 1/27/18

by FIN |

By Shoshanna McCollum “Big changes in Ocean Beach,” is how Mayor James Mallott predicted the shape of things to come, as he addressed the audience at the Ocean Beach Board Meeting of Village Trustees on Saturday, January 27 at Islip Fire Department. While ferry service had been restored for several days, the meeting was planned for the downtown Islip location … Full Story