9th. St. Bridge: An Ocean City Landmark

“H..O..N..K, HONK, HONK!” The strident blast echoes around the bay, followed immediately by the harsh, metallic clanging of a bell. “Ding, ding, ding,” it calls, announcing the opening of the 9th. Street drawbridge onto the island of Ocean City. Then, … Continue reading

Charity Begins at the Shore

Ocean City was established as a Christian resort and camp meeting in September, 1873 by four Methodist ministers. Perhaps it’s no surprise then, that this September weekend our island will host a number of events to benefit various charitable causes … Continue reading

Ocean City’s MUSIC PIER Renovations

The Music Pier, centerpiece of the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk, is being evaluated for renovations. The structure was built in 1928 and has required attention over the years to maintain its historical beauty and structural integrity. In the 1990s, it … Continue reading

Exciting Weekend at the Jersey Shore!

This weekend, September 10 to 12, is absolutely packed with Special Events and a very important Commemoration of 9-11. Guests of the Scarborough Inn Bed & Breakfast are within easy walking distance of all events and we’ll be happy to … Continue reading

Autumn Gardening at the Scarborough Inn

“Oh, I don’t like Mums,” a guest commented as she observed us removing the overgrown annuals from the front flowerbed at the inn. “Well, it’s not the Mums,” she clarified, “it’s that summer will soon be over.” And, of course, … Continue reading