PRLog - April 10, 2012 - SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. -- In a class all its own, Zagat Rated, Bride's Choice Award winner, The Gables, has stood in the heart of Victorian Beach Haven since 1892 bringing families and friends together in a exquisite setting that can only be surpassed by the beauty of Long Beach Island itself. On Sunday, April 8, there was a fire that began outside the building that, due to windy conditions, quickly spread to the upper floors, but leaving the first floor and kitchen unharmed. All patrons and staff left safely, and thanks to the quick response from local police and fire companies the fire was extinguished The construction process has already begun, and the management has set a plan in motion to reopen their doors for Memorial Day Weekend 2012.
The Gables April 9
Members of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, owners Sondra and Stephen Beninati were crucial in establishing the Wedding Road Show in 2009 and have continually supported tourism initiatives such as Chocolate Week, The Lighthouse International Film Festival and Pre Theatre events. " The Gables puts you under a wonderful spell, it seems that for whatever the reason is that brings you there, it magically becomes a special occasion" says Lori Pepenella, Destination Marketing Director of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. "We look forward in joining with The Gables family when they once again open their doors to guests"
"We are grateful to our guests, clients and for the community support we have received" states Sondra Beninati, "The staff and management will continue to work diligently and intends to honor all commitments for events that are scheduled before renovations are complete." Anyone wishing to contact The Gables directly, please visit their website gableslbi.com for further information.
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