(Oct 30, 2015) Gia's Italian Restaurant Moves Back to Old Wildwood Location. Gia's in Wildwood Crest is moving once more according to Chef and Owner Vince Chiarella. In fact they are moving back to their original location on the corner of Glenwood and Pacific Ave in Downtown Wildwood. In an interview last month the owner expressed they are excited to make the move back home. Located at 3100 Pacific Ave, Wildwood , NJ.

Keenan's Irish Pub in North Wildwood will be OPEN for the 2015 Irish Weekend Events. This after someone began posting an old Herald article around saying they're closed which was from 2008. Much to the delight of Philly Pope refuges and die hard Irish Weekend fans, the pub is open for business. 

Keenan's Irish Pub - North Wildwood Posted this statement on their Facebook Page "The article going around is from 2008 and though some people may wish we were closed we will be very much open! See you all this weekend & bring on the Irish!"

Keenan's Irish Pub Rumor Spreads on Social Medial

Wildwood Crest has planned its largest Summer Music Series schedule to date. A total of 29 evenings of live musical entertainment for the entire family are on tap in the eighth annual Wildwood Crest Free Summer Music Series, which is set to begin next week. Live music will be held at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday from June 24 through Sept. 5 at the entertainment pavilion at Centennial Park, located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue.

(All shows begin at 7:30 p.m.)


SATURDAY EVENINGS – Centennial Park, Fern Road & Ocean Avenue

June 27                        Don’t Call Me Francis                        dance/party hits

July 4                           Bennie & The Jets                               Elton John tribute

July 11                         B Street Band                                     Bruce Springsteen tribute

July 18                         Show Time Dance Band                     dance/oldies/Motown/pop

July 25                         Almost Journey                                   Journey tribute

August 1                     Parrotbeach                                         Jimmy Buffett tribute

August 8                     Big House                                           party/pop/rock hits

August 15                   Jamison Celtic Rock                           pop/rock with Irish twist

August 22                   Glimmer Twins                                   Rolling Stones tribute

August 29                   The Chatterband                                 dance/party hits

September 5                Purple Reign                                       dance/party/oldies hits


WEDNESDAY EVENINGS – Centennial Park, Fern Road & Ocean Avenue

June 24                        Mother’s Worry                                  classic rock revue

July 1                           Stellar Mojo                                        pop/rock/funk hits

July 8                           Mango Men                                         summer party music

July 15                         Kick It Out                                         Heart tribute

July 22                         Big Bleu                                              pop/dance/rock hits

July 29                         No Limit                                             classic rock

August 5                     Street Life Serenade                           Billy Joel tribute

August 12                   Ribic’s Cube                                       classic rock

August 19                   Brandon Ireland Band                                    classic/progressive rock

August 26                   Christopher Dean Band                      rhythm & blues

September 2                Cape Harmonaires                               American hits/barbershop quartet


MONDAY EVENINGS – Sunrise Park Gazebo, Rambler Road & Ocean Avenue

July 6                           Shannon & Jeff                                   pop hits

July 13                         Star Band                                            pop/dance/oldies hits

July 20                         John & Jon of Stellar Mojo                 pop/rock hits

July 27                         Erik Simonsen Duo                             classic/progressive rock favorites

August 3                     Shannon & Jeff                                   pop hits

August 10                   Star Band                                            pop/dance/oldies hits

August 17                   John & Jon of Stellar Mojo                 pop/rock hits

The Borough of Wildwood Crest will stage its annual 5K Beach Race Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8:30 a.m. The race will be held on a scenic out-and-back course near the water’s edge at low tide beginning and ending at the edge of the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Heather Road. The event also includes an un-timed one-mile fun run/walk.

Cost is $25 for the 5K run and $20 for the one-mile run/walk for those registered by July 31. Costs are $30 and $25 after July 31.

Long-sleeve T-shirts are guaranteed to all registered by July 31 and as supplies last to those registered after July 31. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers, as well as the top male and female finishers in a variety of age groups. Refreshments will be served following the race and all registered participants will be eligible to win a variety of random door prizes.

Crest 5K beach raceThe event will also include a team competition among the beach patrols from Wildwood Crest, Wildwood and North Wildwood.

Race-day registration will be held at the Crest Pier Recreation Center from 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Pre-registered runners can pick up their race packet at the Crest Pier Recreation Center on Friday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The 5K Beach Race is a rain or shine event.

For further information, call (609) 523-0202.

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