You are the owner of this article.

Downtown Wildwood’s Byrne Plaza receives 2018 Downtown New Jersey Excellence Award

112218_wwl_byrneplaza

Showing the 2018 Downtown New Jersey Excellence Award for downtown Wildwood’s Byrne Plaza are, from left, John Donio, president of the Wildwood Business Improvement District; Jodie Dieduardo, secretary for the district executive board; Patrick Rosenello, executive director of the district; and Courtenay Mercer, executive director of Downtown New Jersey.

WILDWOOD — Downtown New Jersey, an organization devoted to ensuring the vitality of New Jersey's downtowns, recently awarded the 2018 Downtown New Jersey Excellence Award to Wildwood's Byrne Plaza.

Downtown New Jersey annually recognizes the state's best downtown projects and programs finished within the last two years. This year, Byrne Plaza was recognized as a best project in the Built Projects category.

The recently constructed 60,000-square-foot Byrne Plaza at Pacific and Oak avenues, featured regular events throughout the summer season and into the offseason as well. Some of the events held at the site this summer and fall included the Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market, free Movie Nights on the Plaza, the Downtown Marketplace and free concerts and festivals.

Byrne Plaza was completed by a joint effort between the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority, the Wildwood Business Improvement District, Cape May County, the Cape May County Open Space Board, the Byrne Foundation for the Wildwoods, Crest Savings Bank and the city of Wildwood.

For more information on Downtown New Jersey and a complete list of 2018 winners, see DowntownNJ.com

Load comments

HOW TO SUBMIT TO OUR WEEKLIES

HOW TO SUBMIT TO OUR WEEKLIES

Submit all material to current@shorenewstoday.com.

COMMUNITY NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Include the complete name of the group, school or other organization; where it’s located and what area it serves; the name and title, if applicable, of the person submitting the information; a person to contact with questions and whether the contact is only for us or for the public as well.
  • Information should be formatted as little as possible, without tabs or tables.
  • Photos should be high-resolution and emailed as an attachment. Include the names of the people in the photos and, if applicable, any relevant titles or relationships. Indicate how to determine who is who, such as “front row, from left.”

TRAVELS WITH …

  • Take a picture when you travel of you or your group with one of our weeklies. Send us the picture with names, hometowns and the name of the place you visited.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • Letters must be fewer than 400 words and received by 9 a.m. Monday for publication the same week.

EVENT AND TRIP LISTINGS

  • Information to be included in event or trip listings must be submitted online at pressofac.com/calendar. Scroll down to where it says “Submit an event.” Click on “Go to Form.”
  • You are required to sign in using a username and password. If you have previously made an account, log in using the username and password you created. If you have NOT previously made an account with us, click on “Register Here” (under the Sign In button).
  • Once you have created a username and password, you will be taken to the calendar form. Fill out the form with the relevant information. Please remember that less is best for calendar listings. Note: If you include a website, it must be the full address. For example, http://www.pressofac.com, not pressofac.com.