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Swinging Saturday Sirocco Jazz
Saturday, Apr.12, 2pm ... more

Swinging Saturday Sirocco Jazz
Saturday, Apr. 12, 2:00 pm

After playing together for many years in various musical settings Joe Mosello (trumpet), George Rizzi (guitar), and Barry Sachais (trombone) decided to form their own trio. In 2012 vocalist Wendy Vaughn joined the group and Sirocco Jazz was born. Put your dancing shoes on and swing the smooth sounds to Sirocco Jazz.

The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 101 Washington Street.
Visit the Library's calendar of events at theoceancountylibrary.org.  Please contact the Library at 732-349-6200 for more information or to register.

Meet Lily Koppel, Author of “The Astronauts Wives Club”
Monday, Apr. 21, 7 pm ... more

Meet Lily Koppel, Bestselling Author of
“The Astronauts Wives Club”

Monday, Apr. 21,
7 p.m.

As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty.

As their celebrity rose-and as divorce and tragic death began to touch their lives-they continued to rally together, and the wives have now been friends for more than fifty years. THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history...more

The Toms River Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 101 Washington Street.
Visit the Library's calendar of events at theoceancountylibrary.org.  Please contact the Library at 732-349-6200 for more information or to register.

Local Art Show - TR Artist Community 2014 Kickoff
Sat., April 26th, 9:00 am ... more

The Toms River Artist Community 2014 Kick-off Event features paintings, mixed media works, photography, poetry, and music.

The event takes place at the Downtown Toms RiverBID Office, 218 Main Street, , from 1pm to 4pm. Admission and Parking are free.

Victorian Extravagana
Saturday, April 26th,
10am - 4pm ... more

Victorian Extravagana - OC Historical Society Flowers, art, and history merge as the Pierson-Sculthorp House is decorated with flowers and local art.

Event takes place at the Ocean County Historical Society, from 10am to 4pm, 26 Hadley Ave., Toms River. Call 732-341-1880 for more information.

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Traffic Builders
Brooklyn Bistro
Downtown Tacos
63 Main Street
(732) 998-8592
(732) 998-8597 FAX
Downtown Tacos on FaceBook
E Video Productions NEW!
Family First Funding, LLC
215 Main Street - #2A
732-505-4660 (fax)
1st Jersey Commercial Brokerage
26 Main Street – Suite I
732-244-0511 (Fax)
Riverside Chiropractic Health Center
Virtual Endeavors, LLC
325 West WaterStreet
732-244-5200; 609-313-7912 FAX
Business and Paralegal Services
Voice Logistics Group
49 Main Street
Tom Lezak
Business Services
Water Street Pilates Studio NEW!

Business Opportunities

RFP: General Contracting Professional Services...more info


In response to Hurricane Sandy, a number of local realtors have announced that they have downtown space available immediately on a month to month basis. Contact Jody Alessandrine for more information or browse through the Real Estate Available Properties page for all current listings.

Join other businesses in the Ocean County seat of Toms River.  Purchase or lease space in the historic, riverside community of downtown Toms River. 

Downtown Businesses:
Starting, maintaining, or expanding a small business can be overwhelming, especially in today's economy.  For assistance contact:Jody Alessandrine, Executive Director, or Kim Dippolito, Marketing Director, at Downtown Toms River 732-341-8738 or email.

NEW! Downtown Deal$ !

Downtown Gift Cards Available!

Great Gift for Everyone!

New! Check out special money-saving Downtown Deals!
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Face to Fase: Winter Spray Tan Package - Facial Spa & Cosmetic Studio!

All Day Event  Apr 9, 2014
(Downtown Deals)

Beat those late-Winter blues, and stay Beautifully bronzed the Healthy Way at face to fase - Facial Spa & Cosmetic Studio

Enjoy $5 OFF any single-session Spray Tan Or UNLIMITED Spray Tanning for the months of February, March and April for ONLY $200!...more


Click on our link below to get yours - all orders will be shipped out SAME DAY for your gift-giving convenience! ...More

Like our Facebook page for constant Specials, Promotions and Updates !

Contact us to schedule your appointment at 732-668-2181 or at www.facebook.com/facetofase for additional Specials & Promotions *

Face to Fase is a proud participant in the DTR Gift Card program!

Village Florist:
Free Same Day Local Delivery!

SPECIAL!!! Now offering free delivery on arrangements and plants throughout Toms River, S. Toms River, Island Heights, Beachwood, Pine Beach, and Bayville. (Min. $35.00 order.)

SPRING FLOWER SPECIALS: Daffodil bouquets just $2.99 Tulip bouquets $4.99 Mixed Bouquets Spring flowers $12.99 Fun nick nacks on sale! Just $4.99

Like our Facebook page for updates on Specials, Promotions, and Flower Tips! Contact us for all your floral needs at thevillagefloristnj.com


Your Premier Downtown Toms River Florist
Debbie Reader, Proprietor
49 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 732.341.3723; thevillagefloristnj.com

The Village Florist is a proud participant in the DTR Gift Card program!

Dr. Holstein
Nerve Scan $15

Dr. Holstein: Nerve Scan $15

Have you ever wondered if you have nerve irritation?  This Infrared Thermal Scan shows inflammation and irrtation around the spine, if present.  Also included is a compliementary consultation with the Doctor.

Call 732-569-3241 to schedule your scan!

Location:  325 W. Water St. Toms River, NJ 08753

Monday evenings at 6pm!
Simply Skin Nerium Real Result Party

Nerium Brand Partner
Real Result Party at Simply Skin.
  Come and see an amazing skincare product with science and photos that show real results.  Monday evenings at 6pm.  Bring a friend!  More

For more information, call us at (732) 505-9448 (800) 647-9448
Location:  313 W.Water Street, Toms River, NJ

Simply Skin is a participating merchant in the DTR Gift Card program!

Downtown Businesses! Submit your Downtown Deals here!

Hurricane Updates

Businesses Can Apply for Sandy Recovery Grants of up to $50,000
Grants and loans are through the NJ Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). Small businesses and nonprofits struck by the storm are eligible for grants that can be used toward working capital or new construction. Application / Notification List on Sandy assistance programs.
If you have questions regarding the Stronger NJ Business Grant Program or application process, contact the NJEDA Office of Recovery at 1-855-SANDY-BZ or StrongerNJBusines@njeda.com.

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April 10, 2014