Still Shopping?

If you’re like me, you do your Christmas shopping in waves: Wave 1- Before Christmas for the people you’re actually going to see on the days surrounding December 25th. Wave 2- As needed after the holiday, but before New Years for the sprinkling of gatherings that may occur.…

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A Very Morey Christmas!

December 26, 2011 by Kristel Fillmore in Community

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While most companies let loose at their holiday gatherings we do not quite go that far… Maybe a little bit of Terry O’ke, good food and Tim’s very famous homemade desserts, but our holiday gathering supports two local charities close to our hearts. Each year the holiday…

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Morey’s Cheers 12 Days of Christmas

December 24, 2011 by Tim Samson

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On the 1st day of Christmas Morey’s Piers gave away… Congratulations to our final winner, Christine Anderson! We’ll be sending her a Season Pass to enjoy Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks for all of our 2012 season! Thank you, everyone, for…

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Morey’s Fears Just Wasn’t Enough

December 23, 2011 by Kristel Fillmore

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Morey’s Fears was a lot of work. And also a lot of fun. Buying decorations, installing decorations and working the evenings we were open was a blast. But some of us just had to see more. For many years many of us had been visiting other theme parks and attractions during October. That’s a…

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Recipe: Gingerbread Curley’s Fries

December 21, 2011 by Tim Samson in Food and Beverage

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Here’s a fun way to bring the Boardwalk into your kitchen and all your holiday celebrations! Make some Gingerbread Curley’s Fries! Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground…

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Morey’s Cheers 12 Days of Christmas

December 19, 2011 by Tim Samson

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On the 6th day of Christmas Morey’s Piers gave away… Congratulations to today’s winners! Each will receive a $25 Gift Certificate for Ocean Oasis Cafe! Winners: Marisa Etkin Dina Narda Laurie Lunny Gina Hall Kathy Katheder Dana Saraco Enter HERE for…

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Recipe: Terry O’Brien’s Famous Hot Cocoa

December 19, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Heat water in microwave. Add instant Swiss Miss hot cocoa mix. Stir. Enjoy.

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Recipe: Hash Brown Egg Bake

December 16, 2011 by Kristel Fillmore

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This recipe is easy, really tasty and can be completely prepared in advance; keeping you out of the kitchen Christmas morning! You will need: - 1 pkg (32 oz) frozen potatoes (any chunky type: cubed hash browns, roasted potatoes, etc.), thawed. - 1 pkg sliced bacon (or turkey bacon),…

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Recipe: Cuban Spiced Holiday Crown Roast of Pork

You will need: 1ea                    Crown Roast of Pork (10-14#) 1 to 2 Cups        Chef Walter J’s Cuban Spice Rub® 1 to 2 Cups        Water Method 1) Pre heat oven to 350°F. 2) Rub Crown Roast with Cuban Spice. Crumble about 3…

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The Best of Where’s Curley?

December 12, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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We started Where’s Curley on our Facebook page in April and every Tuesday since, we’ve posted a photo of Curley hanging out in a mystery spot around the parks. Here are some of our favorites! Can you guess where Curley is hanging out in these photos?

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Whoa! One Holiday at a Time…

December 9, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events, Amusements

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SO I’m having a problem in the office. It’s December and out of the blue, meetings are popping up in my calendar for Halloween. Are these people that I call coworkers nuts?! I’m listening to Christmas music and they want to talk about Halloween? Well it may seem like it’s year…

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Work and Play

December 7, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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Every year a team of us venture from Wildwood to Orlando, FL, a motherland of sorts for us amusement folk. Even though the true amusement park started along the coastlines in places like Wildwood, California and the Great Lakes, Orlando offers one of the most dense collections of theme parks,…

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Christmas, Chocolate & Amusements- A Sweet Mix

December 5, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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On Saturday, I took a little trip out to Hersheypark to meet up with my college roommates. One lives just over the Cape May-Lewes Ferry in Rehobeth and the other lives in Pittsburgh. How lucky are we that meeting in the middle just so happens to put us in “The Sweetest Place on…

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Some Things Age Gracefully, And Some Things Don’t

So…….the info has leaked that we are contemplating removing the Condor attraction permanently. Well, let me be the first to quash the rumor and say that it is now true. The Condor is leaving forever sometime in February. The truth of the matter is that the ride was…

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What If I Worked In A Bank Like My Plan?

Without a doubt I can tell you most of my colleagues fell into this profession. I’m pretty sure the general public does not sit in a statistics lecture when they are 20 years old and dream of working at an amusement park (I’m sure I do know one or two of them though). My plan?…

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Free Shipping on All Holiday Sale Purchases TODAY Only!

It’s a poorly kept secret that the Holiday Sale is the best time to get your Season Passes, waterpark tickets, MOR-EZ cards and more. Today, we’re helping our guests save even MORE on summer memories that will last a lifetime! Buy your tickets today and enjoy FREE shipping!…

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Black Friday Blues?

The crowds! The noise! All those heavy shopping bags to lug around! Who needs it? Our annual Holiday Sale begins on Monday with fantastic savings, FREE shipping (on purchases made Monday only) and you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your jammies! Save up to 45% on Season…

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From Our Families To Yours- Thanksgiving Recipes

November 23, 2011 by Tim Samson

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At Morey’s Piers, we’re thankful that we’re able to share our love of sun, fun and the occasional loopty loop with all of you and your families- our guests. I asked our “Morey Moms” if they wouldn’t mind sharing some of their favorite holiday recipes as…

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SID? BID? WHO?

November 21, 2011 by Tim Samson in Community

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This is a guest post from Patrick Rosenello. If you would like to be a guest blogger for the Beachfront Blog, please email us at social.media@moreyspiers.com. So, you have probably heard the name ‘SID’ floating around the Boardwalk over the years. Then, a few years ago, you probably…

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Where It All Began

  Hello my name is Tony Deutsch from Watchthetramcarplease.com and it is my pleasure to be a guest blogger on the Beachfront Blog. I see that my good friend Jack Morey is a blogger now, so this blog is for you, Jack.   Today let me take you on a magic journey back…

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You Gotta Break Some Eggs to Make an Omelet

  Ok, so there has been a little mystery about why we have so many cranes, bull dozers and concrete trucks on the beach recently.  Well, there are a lot of moving parts to this jigsaw puzzle… oh, and did I mention that money does not grow on trees? So from the beach to…

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The Plot Thickens at Raging Waters…

Jack Morey has been back at Raging Waters just about every day during the past few weeks directing the “mystery” project that is taking place.  This is killing me!  What is going on? So I decided to investigate a little and take a walk up to Jack’s…

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How’s This for a DESIGN BUILD Project??

To the shrieking of my brother’s and our CFO’s voice, I just gotta tell you how much I love a design build project. Pictured here is Pete Bieling, part of the infamous father and son team that successfully helped us to re-position the old Raging Waters at Surfside Pier into…

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Above and Beyond!

For some people, going above and beyond at work means picking up an extra project or taking the lead on a presentation. For us, it means sampling funnel cake to make sure it’s perfect, sacrificing our skin to give our guests the scariest experience possible or, in Monday’s case,…

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Measure Summer Fun… in Arcade Points!

November 7, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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People say I was born with sand in my shoes. I’d have to agree with that.  But I’d go a step further and say that I was also born with quarters in my pockets!  During the summer of 2011, I, with the help of my girlfriend Chris, compiled a total of over 600,000 points at Mariner’s…

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A Certifiable Success… Or Just Plain Certifiable

November 4, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events, Amusements

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Greetings all and MERRY CHRISTMAS! I know, I know… it’s not ACTUALLY Christmas yet (even though some local radio stations started playing holiday music sometime around 4th of July), but to a guy like me, who runs a haunted house for a living and just took part in Morey’s Piers first…

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A “Haunted” Pier in the Middle of a Ghost Town

If you’ve never had the opportunity to take a stroll down the Wildwood boardwalk at night in late October, let me warn you that it’s pretty spooky all by itself. Imagine the complete opposite of a typical summer night: eerily silent except for gusts of wind, a few scattered…

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It’s Not Goodbye

October 31, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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As a mostly seasonal company, there is one word that every single associate regrettably  gets accustomed to and that word is “goodbye.” We must say goodbye to our coworkers (who live in all different countries throughout the world), our wonderful guests, and we have to say…

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Scared Staff

No one is immune to the frightening sights at Morey’s FEARS. We caught some of our Beachfront Bloggers “enjoying” the Ghost Ship last weekend. If WE are this scared, what chance do YOU have? Denise may be like a fish in the waterpark, but she entered uncharted waters…

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Come One! Come All! Be aMAZEd!

This weekend is your last chance to experience our two brand new Morey’s FEARS only attractions. CornStalkers, a custom built haunted corn field filled with frightening scarecrows and other creatures, may be the only corn maze in the world located on a beach. There’s…

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17 Reasons to Love Morey’s FEARS!

Don’t take our word for it! Check out what some of our Facebook fans are saying about Morey’s FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk! Join the conversation by liking Morey’s Piers and Morey’s FEARS on Facebook and tell us what you think!…

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The Face of FEAR

As a roaming scarecrow actor in CornStalkers, an oceanfront corn maze attraction exclusive to Morey’s FEARS, my makeup was one of the most interesting styles. I had to look like I was made of straw and burlap to be a convincing (and horrifying) scarecrow. My face was first covered in…

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Raging Waters Update…Interesting Developments!

I took a walk through Raging Waters Waterpark today while Jack Morey was on his lunch break and there is definitely something going on.  From what it looks like, there is major demolition work taking place in and around the Lazy River.  Some areas look like a wrecking ball hit…

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Psycho Trail Gets Crazy

October 19, 2011 by Tim Samson

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This is a guest post from Frank Cwikla, creator of Psycho Trail. If you would like to be a guest blogger for the Beachfront Blog, please email us at social.media@moreyspiers.com. I have always loved Halloween, Haunted Houses etc. I have always been into rides, and especially dark rides.…

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Halloween Fun for the Younger Ones

October 14, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events

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While Morey’s FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk is meant to be one of the most intense, terrifying events of its kind and is not recommended for children under 8, there are some kid friendly attractions that will be open on the boardwalk during Morey’s FEARS. Mariner’s Arcade…

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Maybe It’s the Flu?

October 12, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Something strange is happening to my office mate. He used to be nice and fun to collaborate with on creative projects, but now he’s… well, I don’t remember his eyes looking so bloodshot and he sits at his desk cackling and saying, “soon, soon” a lot. Sometimes…

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If They Build It… You Will SCREAM

October 10, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Our scream team is hard at work creating some props to petrify you. Come this weekend, the sounds of saw blades won’t mean progress and creativity… those sounds will be your signal to start running!

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Happy World Zombie Day!

October 8, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events

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It’s World Zombie Day! Bolt your doors and nail the windows shut! Or you can accept your doomed undead fate and celebrate with a trip through the Ghost Ship tonight! It’s your best bet to prepare for the impending zombie apocalypse that is Morey’s FEARS. In less than a…

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A Museum of Play

October 7, 2011 by Tim Samson

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While on our trip to the Golden Ticket Awards, Jack recommended (okay, insisted) that we drive another 3.5 hours across two more states to visit a museum. I was like, “REALLY?” So I tried my best to get out of it, making excuses about having preexisting plans, not being able to…

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Pumpkin Pie in a Cone

The other day, our Marketing Intern- Caitlin- suggested an ice cream break. Uhm… YES! We took a walk across the boards to Kohr Bros. where she did a little happy dance after looking at the flavor board. One of the giant ice cream machines was labeled “Pumpkin” on…

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100 Wristbands

On a recent Sunday, best friends Amber and Briana visited Morey’s Piers to have fun and ride the rides. As we scanned Amber’s season pass, we realized this was Amber’s 100th visit this year. Yes, this year. By our calculations, there were 116 days in our season when she hit the…

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Happy 40th Birthday, Walt Disney World!

October 1, 2011 by Tim Samson in News

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Three years ago, we celebrated our 40th with a literal book launch. Today, Morey’s Piers congratulates Walt Disney World on 40 years of magic, entertainment and family fun! Celebrations kick off today in the Magic Kingdom. Congrats, Disney! Here’s to 40 more years and…

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Sparks Are Flying!

Something is definitely happening at Raging Waters… Jack and I took a walk back the other day and the sounds of saws and hammers greeted us. Between all the noise and sparks flying everywhere, it was hard to hear him explain what’s going on… but he was very animated…

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Fall… Boo

September 29, 2011 by Kristel Fillmore

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For people like myself who unfortunately don’t live near the coast, the offshore media has a way of (inadvertently?) trying to get us to forget about summertime almost as soon as the “off season” is on (unless of course, there’s a big storm to talk about). I am not…

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2011 Events Recap (In pictures)

September 28, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events

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Golden Ticket Awards

September 27, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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For those of you not familiar with the Golden Ticket Awards, they are a series of awards that recognize industry excellence given out by an amusement industry publication, Amusement Today. Over the past couple years, Morey’s Piers has been ranked as the 3rd Best Seaside Park in the world…

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Impossibly Good Chili

September 26, 2011 by Tim Samson in Food and Beverage

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In 2008, Dinner: Impossible paid a visit to Morey’s Piers. Using nothing but Boardwalk food, Michael Symon and his crew cooked a fantastic gourmet dinner for 300 employees in our Rendezvous Picnic Area. Among delicious dishes like seafood pizza with goat cheese, a stellar clam bake and…

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Get a Taste of Fall

What do you think of when you think of the fall season? …I think it’s time to eat because bikini season is over for the next 6 months! I especially want to eat some good comfort food like chili and chowder. In case you don’t already know we are having our first annual Souper Sunday…

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Rubber Ducky Regatta Results

September 21, 2011 by Kristel Fillmore in Events

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The 18th Annual Rubber Ducky Regatta never did happen because of thunderstorms and Hurricane Irene, but never-the-less we found some winners! The United Way of Cape May County held a public drawing on Morey’s Mariner’s Landing Pier on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 5:00 PM in lieu of the…

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Coach Purse for a Quarter

September 19, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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From a very early age I was taught that boardwalk games are a rip off. That no one ever wins. Well, after working here for over 3 years I have seen plenty of winners. Plenty of people walking down the boardwalk with stuffed animals that are bigger than they are. My first thought is that…

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