Welcome Warm Weather

It’s just 7 days before Christmas and today it’s a spring-like 60 degrees at the Jersey Shore. Does the warm weather change your plans at all? Still plan to go shopping at the stores, or would you make a break for the beach or park? Weather Changes Everything (or does it?) When we get pops of warm […]

Fido-Friendly Beaches at the Jersey Shore

Our four-legged friends love beach time as much as we humans do. Wonder where your dog can join you for some rays and waves? Thankfully, the aptly-named Where Can I Take My Dog to the Beach makes it easy to find out which beaches are pooch-friendly. In New Jersey, the rule of thumb tends to […]

Get to Know Your Community at Your Local Farmers Market

Summertime at the Jersey Shore isn’t just about the beaches (although those are pretty fantastic). Farmers markets are some of the major highlights of the season, and there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the fruits (and other tasty delights) of our local farmers’ labor. Shopping at a farmers market is an experience unlike any […]

Run, Zombies, Run!

Watch out! On one special day, the walking dead become the running dead at the 2nd annual Train Run- Zombie Halloween Express. Hosted by Johnny Mac’s House of Spirits, the run benefits the Asbury Park Youth Program and Asbury Park Mount Carmel School. Johnny Mac’s House of Spirits in Asbury Park marks the check-in point, […]

Get Bamboozled This Weekend

The 2012 Bamboozle Festival arrives this weekend in Asbury Park. The Bamboozle is a three-day music festival, now in its 9th year, that hosts some of music’s biggest acts. The show started out in Asbury but then moved to the Meadowlands, but now it’s back to the beach. From May 18-20, seven stages will host […]

Eat it Up in Asbury Park

The Asbury Park Restaurant Tour kicks off on Sunday. Having run a handful of times in the past, the tour has been totally revamped for 2012 — instead of a street fair, visitors will be able to walk into each of the 35 participating restaurants to enjoy their cuisines and environments. The APP quotes Jackie […]

Twisted Tree Cafe Serves It Up!

The Twisted Tree Cafe, in Asbury Park, has been called a “best kept secret” of New Jersey. The locally-owned cafe offers a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere and food made with organic, local products. We went in recently and enjoyed a bowl of curry coconut milk soup, a tuna sandwich, and a baked tofu sandwich, both on […]