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Fire Island Restaurants Adapt to New Challenges

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By Joey Macellaro  / Photos by Robert Sherman ~ Fire Island restaurateurs have always had to work a little harder than most to operate in a town where patrons and provisions arrive by ferry. In the age of COVID-19, their problems have been compounded even further. “We are changing the menu daily because getting food from purveyors is not as … 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 drink specials – including green Rocket Fuels – and a complimentary corned beef & cabbage buffet with all the fixings. Festivities begin at 11 a.m., Sunday, March 15, 2020. Refer to Fire Island Ferries Inc. for ferry service … Full Story

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Fire Island Permit Holders Taken for a Ride

by Shoshanna M. |

Since opening for business in 1971, CJ’s has maintained a year round presence on Fire Island with few interruptions. Denial of an over sand vehicle permit application now threatens to change all of this, striking a chord of empathy among the residency who are presently experiencing challenges of their own in this arena with Fire Island National Seashore.

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