Watson’s Restaurant

February 7, 2020 sjthings 0

Watson’s Restaurant at 9th Street and Ocean Ave in Ocean City, New Jersey was known for its fine dining for more than 50 years. This 550 seat restaurant was a family favorite until it was […]

Montana Mining Company

February 23, 2018 sjthings 1

Who remembers the Montana Mining Company in West Deptford? It was located at 530 Crown Point Rd and was in existence from approximately 1974-1980. Montana Mining was formerly known as The GridIron and even before that, […]

Edmund Scientific Factory Store

December 2, 2016 sjthings 2

You may remember going to Edmund Scientific in Barrington for parts for a science fair project or maybe to peer through their huge periscope. For whatever reason, Edmund Scientific was a very interesting place that […]

Tony Mart

September 19, 2015 sjthings 1

Tony Mart was a popular hot spot “down the shore” in Somers Point, NJ. It was the place to be during the summer from 1945 until it closed in 1982. Many big named Rock-n-roll bands […]

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour

April 15, 2015 sjthings 0

Who remembers Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour at the Deptford Mall? What a fun atmosphere! Countless birthday parties were held at Farrell’s. Remember the sirens and the banging drums? How about the “pig’s trough,” “the zoo” […]

Latin Casino

March 10, 2015 sjthings 1

In the 1950’s the “Latin” was a popular center city Philadelphia nightclub located on Walnut Street. In 1960, the owners decided to move their operation to Cherry Hill, New Jersey and the the “Latin Casino” was […]

Ponzio’s Brooklawn Diner

March 5, 2015 sjthings 2

One of the South Jersey area’s finest diners, Ponzio’s in Brooklawn was a staple in Gloucester County from the 1960’s to 2008. Many area families frequented Ponzio’s over the years, raving about the great food. […]

Club Al-Jo

February 25, 2015 sjthings 18

Club Al-Jo was a great South Jersey nightclub located in Mt. Ephraim, NJ. It was a popular place in it’s heyday where the crowds were so thick, you could hardly move. Cheap drinks, sticky floors but […]

Private Eyes – Bogeys

February 24, 2015 sjthings 1

Russell Kolins’ Private Eyes night club. This club was located on the Brooklawn Circle in Brooklawn, NJ. The picture here shows Private Eyes in it’s final days in the early 1990s. Prior to Private Eyes, it […]

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