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Morning near Fletcher Lake at the South End of Ocean Grove,  after a nocturnal rain storm.  September 1, 2020 ©. Paul Goldfinger photo.

BEVERLY KENNEY:   From her album Sings For Johnny Smith

Fletcher Lake, South End. Blogfinger photo. ©. Click to enlarge.


Editor’s note
:   In 2016 we posted an article about how Ocean Grove’s South End almost became a condo community in the 1980’s.   But the developers were successfully beaten back thanks to a coordinated community backlash, and that’s why we now have the open area along Fletcher Lake,  including the park-like setting near the boardwalk.  That’s why we now have  open air, light and space at the OG South End.

And that  is what we should be getting at the North End in 2020.  Read about it.  Here is a link.   —-PG. Blogfinger.net

Defeating developers at the OG South End. Click here.

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Tent Village in Ocean Grove. July, 2018. Paul Goldfinger photo. © Blogfinger.net.  Click to enlarge.

 

BETTE MIDLER:

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Auditorium Square Park, Ocean Grove. 8/10/19 Paul Goldfinger photograph ©.   Click to make the smiles bigger.

 

BARRY MANILOW:

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Ocean Grove Summer Band in the Boardwalk Pavilion. 7/5/15. By Jean Bredin, Blogfinger.net staff. ©

Ocean Grove Summer Band in the Boardwalk Pavilion. 8/5/15. By Jean Bredin, Blogfinger.net staff. ©    Click to enlarge

Re-post from 2015.   “Around Town With Jean:”

“Harry Eichhorn’s Summer Band is a treasure. It is reminiscent of days gone by.
Where else can you hear a rousing song, feel the ocean breezes, then stroll for ice cream?”

–Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff.

Here is a link to a 2013 article which we posted about Harry :     Wild about Harry

VINCE GIORDANO AND THE NIGHTHAWKS

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From Jean Bredin  (video)  Around Town with Jean:

“The Ocean Grove Summer Band performed a variety of songs tonight at the Great Auditorium. this is  Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever”—a traditional march to get toes tapping and hands clapping at the conclusion of an OG concert.
There was a nice crowd who came out to hear the music.
Harry Eichhorn treated us by leading the band for a number of songs .
This is their 66th year.
Here is a Blogfinger link from 2015.

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Summer Saturday night in the Grove. Paul Goldfinger photograph © c.2015

Summer Saturday night in the Grove—-at Nagle’s.  Paul Goldfinger photograph © c.2015

 

THE DANLEERS   (1958)

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Deja vu all over again, but they are all somewhat different. Paul Goldfinger © July 4, 2009.  Click to enlarge.

MADONNA:

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Nagles Saturday Night. Main Avenue.  August 2012. Paul Goldfinger photograph ©  Click to enlarge.

 

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Auditorium Square Park, one summer night. Ocean Grove. c 2013. Paul Goldfinger photo. Click to enlarge

THE DANLEERS:

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