On Tuesday earlier this November, the season’s first snow fell on the Tuckerton Seaport, a postcard shout-out to the approaching holiday season. Stepping into the warmth of the Union Market & Gallery, the celebratory vibe continued—everything was merry and bright, from the indie-folk soundtrack to a steaming bowl of loaded potato soup, a special well-suited to the weather.
Since it opened in 2017, a cool blend of locals has made this makerspace-meets-cafe their creative home in southern Ocean County. For that we have three intrepid local entrepreneurs to thank. Building on success running the wildly popular Makers Festival in Manahawkin, Dani Corso, Jeannine Errico and Erin Buterick have crafted a fresh recipe to bring people together that’s one-part coffee, plus one-part community and one-part creativity.