Marion Romano's Blog Posts

Sailfest 2017

A Day of FUN in the SUN...September 9th 2017 in Island Heights FREE ADMISSION!!Garden State Trio will be playing from 6:30-10pmAmusement Rides, Crafts, Vendors, Sail Boat Races and

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Young Families Buying Their First Home

Young Families Face Different Home-Buying ChallengesThe Great Recession and resulting housing crisis is still fresh in the minds of many young adults. If you’re like many Millennials, especially

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Laurita Winery Summer Schedule

<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=777676988979395&ev=PageView&noscript=1" />Year at a Glance Calendar | Laurita WineryYear

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Founders Day 2017 In Manahawkin

Stafford Township Founders Day is June 10th, 2017 (rain date 6/11/17)This Years Theme is: Get Growing, Stafford: A Community of GardensBreakfast will Begin at the Firehouse for Township Seniors with

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Live Music At Albert Music Hall

Calling ALL Country, Bluegrass and Acoustic Folk Fans...Every Saturday Night starting at 7:30pm, The Albert Music Hall will have LIVE MUSIC! Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are $5 for Adults and $1

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Seafood Festival In The Pines

SEAFOOD FESTIVAL IN THE PINESSaturday, June 17, 2017 join Stafford Chamber of Commerce Member The Maximilian Foundation for their Seafood Festival in the Pines. Enjoy Crabs, clams, fish fry, fish

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Elevation Grant For Sandy Damaged Homes In Stafford

GREAT News...Stafford Township has been notified that they are eligible for a Hazard Mitigation Grant for elevation of Sandy damaged properties. With the maximum amount of the award to the township

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LBI Among The Nations Top Beaches

The editors of The Independent Traveler’s website selected Long Beach Island as one of the 10 Best Family Beaches in the Country along with Sea Spray Motel as the recommended lodging.

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Seaside Annual Easter Parade

The Easter Bunny is Coming to SEASIDE!! Annual Easter PromenadeSunday April 16th at 10amRegistration starts at 10am on the Seaside Boardwalk at the Visitor’s Center. Flowers will be

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Manahawkin Waterfront Sales Update

Waterfront Market Sales UpdateMatrixPrimary YearSale Price, Average2013$223,8862014$280,3832015$321,6612016$346,762Waterfront home prices are on the RISE! Marion A. RomanoSRES,ABR,CRS,RSPS

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Manahawkin Touch A Truck

Join your friends and neighbors as we celebrate the 3rd Annual Stafford Chamber of Commerce Touch A Truck on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11am-4pm at the Manahawkin Lake Park, Route 9 and North

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Stafford Board Meeting

Special Event - Join the Board and welcome the Stafford Township Planning, Zoning and Building Department on February 15th starting at 8:00am at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin. Our Stafford

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Protect Your Home When Going On Vacation

Six Quick Tips to Protect Your Home While VacationingFor many people, a vacation is a welcome break from reality -- no work, no stress, no worries. However, it is also prime time for break-ins.

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Healthy Tips To Get Ready For Spring

With only 59 DAYS until Spring, this morning's sunrise over the Barnegat Bay from Beach Haven West, has us thinking one thing...the SUMMER 2017 season is ALMOST here!!Here's some Healthy Tips

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Asbury Park Beer Fest

January 28th & 29th at Convention Hall in Asbury Park,...

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Think Spring

Snow falling over the Barnegat Bay from this Beach Haven West location was such a Beautiful Picturesque Moment I felt I had to share. With Warmer Temperatures on the Rise this Week and only 70

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Beach Haven West Year End Update

Curious How the Beach Haven West Real Estate Market Trend Changed from 2015 to 2016?2015- 92 Homes Sold in Beach Haven West with an Average Sales Price of $300,1362016- 104 Homes Sold in Beach

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Upcoming Ocean County Events

December 17, 2016 at 7:30pmBluegrass & Country Holiday Show Albert Music Hall 131 Wells Mills Rd., Waretown www.alberthall.orgDecember 18, 2016NJ Choral Group Concert Laurita Winery 35

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Super Storm Sandy Impact On Beach Haven West Market

The Four Year Anniversary of Super Storm Sandy has Now Come and Gone. Super Storm Sandy impacted Beach Haven West Tremendously Leaving Homeowners with the Question, How Will this Affect Our Real

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Did You Know About Pinelands Brewing Company

Located at 140 South 7th Ave in Little Egg Harbor, this 3 barrel nano-brewery makes hand-crafted ales of historic character right from the edge of the Pines. Blue collar craft beer that’s

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Super Moon

Supermoons occur once every 14 months. Last night Supermoon was extra special because the moon will be even closer to Earth than usual. At it's closest approach, the moon will be 221,524 miles from

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Professional Decorating DIY

Top Eight Secrets of Professional Decorating1.            Small Things Make a Big DifferenceSometimes the gentle light and the scent of a

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Homemade Potpourri

Walk into the Cozy Warm Inviting Aroma of Homemade Potpourri this Holiday Season. Homemade Fragrances Always Smell Much Better than their Store Bought Alternative and they are Easy to Make. Add

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Stafford Wine Festival 2016

Stafford Township Fall Harvest Wine FestivalOctober 22nd & 23rd12pm through 5pm both days-Vendors-Crafters-Live Music-Good FoodManahawkin Lake Park Manahawkin, NJ 08050Tickets $12 in Advance, $15 at

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Greenbriar Golf Outing

The Rotary Club of Barnegat will be Holding its Third Annual Golf Outing at Greenbriar Oceanaire October 7th.Details are as follows:11:30am - Registration 11:45am - Barbecue Lunch1pm- Shotgun

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Island Heights Sail Fest 2016

Islands Heights will be having it's 25th Annual Sail Fest this Saturday September 10th!! Come Down to the Waterfront in Beautiful Island Heights for Great Food, Tons of Crafts and Vendors,

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Point Pleasant Festival Of The Sea

Saturday September 17th 10am-7pm. Rain date: September 18th Visit Some of the BEST Point Pleasant Beach Area Restaurants Over 200 Crafters & Vendors Live Music & Games 

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Coquina Jam

Coquina Jame is ON for this Saturday, August 6th! Surfer Check-In at 7am sharp - First heat at 8am! Last weekend's weather was less than desirable, which resulted in having to reschedule the

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Third Thursdays LBI

On Third Thursdays, the MakeShift Union invites you to explore the creative side of the LBI region. Join East and the following shops as we showcase artists, musicians, and taste-makers in their

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Places To Take Your Boat To Dinner This Summer

Skip the Road Traffic and Get the Boat Ready...Be Sure to Check Out these FUN Waterfront Restaurants by Boat this Summer Season!-Bakers Water Street Bar & Grille located at 4 Robbins Parkway in

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Fun NJ Festivals In The Month Of May

Spring is Here and Festival Season is Upon Us. Be Sure Not to Miss these Exciting Events Taking Place this Month All Around New Jersey! Big Brew DayMay 7th, 2016Hammonton, NJThis one is for all

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Mothers Day Morning Crepes

Show Mom How Special She is with a Tasty Sweet Treat in the Morning to Start Her Day. These EASY to Make Fruit Filled Crepes are Fun for the Kids and Healthy Too! Vanilla Crepes - Printer

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Valentines Day Is Here Eat The Chocolate

Chocolate is Good for You, So Eat Your Candy, but NOT A Lot of it At Once. Chocolate has now been proven to be good for your heart, your lungs and your brain. Flavonoids liberally

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Six Tips For Keeping Teens Safe On Social Media

Six Tips For Keeping Teens Safe On Social MediaGoing back to school is about more than shiny shoes and trendy notebooks. It's also about kids making new friends and adding those friends on social

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Bowling For Scholarship Dollars

Place: Thunderbird Lanes, Manahawkin, NJ 08050Time: 1 - 4 pm. Date: Saturday January 30th, 2016The annual "Bowling for Scholarship Dollars" gives a bowler two games with shoes, buffet style

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Touch A Truck Countdown

On behalf of the Stafford Chamber of Commerce we would like toannounce our 2nd Annual Touch a Truck event to be held on Saturday, April30, 2016 from 11am-4pm at the Manahawkin Lake Park, Route 9 and

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Still Not Recovered From Hurricane Sandy

Visit one of these SBA Centers for Financial Assistance and/or options. These centers will remain open until further notice.  For more information contact the SBA's Disaster

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Garden State Discovery Museum

Kids off from school this week? Chilly weather is upon us. Looking for something to do until the warm weather of Spring returns? Kids of all ages will love the Garden State Discovery Museum. From a

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Mint Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies for ChristmasIngredients1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix 1/2  cup butter or margarine, softened    1/4    to

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Do Not Wait To Sell Your Home

If you are debating listing your house for sale this year or even early next year, here is the #1 reason not to wait!Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For SaleAccording to the

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Laurita Winery Festivities

Laurita Harvest Festival Come Be Apart of the FUN this Saturday and Sunday at the Laurita Winery Harvest Festival. From Tons of Craft Vendors to Delicious Foods and Fun Games for the Kiddies, this

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Fall Season Is Coming

With the fall Season right around the Corner, All You Can Think about are the Leaves Changing, Breezy Weather, Halloween and PUMPKIN PICKING!! Johnson's Corner Farm in Medford is a Great Place to

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Summer Is Almost Here

*Happy May*Memorial Day is just WEEKS Away! Get the Beach Chairs Ready Summer, is on its Way. Here are a couple of FUN TASTY Recipes to Enjoy with Family and Friends!Corn & Tomato Pasta

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LBI Wedding Road Show

The Jersey Shore’s Premiere Destination Wedding Event!On Sunday April 19, 2015,brides & their entourages are invited to take a self-guided tour of LBI’s picture perfect venues filled

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A Good Household Tip

Do you have dents in your carpet? REMOVE THEM! Here’s a good household tip for you…I don’t know about you, but when I move furniture and see deep dents or depressions in my carpet, it bugs!

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Super Bowl Sunday Chili

The Super Bowl is RIGHT Around the Corner. Warm up with this Delicious Chili Recipe Below. 2 pounds lean ground beef 1 (46 fluid ounce) can tomato juice 1 (29 ounce)

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Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe Fun For ALL

Enjoy Some Holiday Fun with Family Baking these Easy Fun Christmas Tree Cookies.Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1 teaspoon

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Apple Pie Recipe For The Holidays

Delicious Apple Pie for the Holiday Season...Yummm!!Ingredients  1/2 cup sugar  1/2 cup packed brown sugar  3 tablespoons all-purpose flour  1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 

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Ocean County Pumpkin Picking

With Fall Just Around the Corner, it's time to Get Ready for Pumpkin Picking and Hayrides! Here's a List of Your Local Ocean County Farms. Enjoy a Fun Filled Day with Family and Friends!• Area 51

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NJ State Fair Sussex County

 New Jersey State FairAugust 1st-10th Sussex County Fair GroundsFriday, August 1 – Saturday, August 9 —10 am – 10 pm Sunday, August 10 — 10 am – 5 pmCome See Everything From

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Stafford Triathlon

The Stafford Triathlon benefits Southern Regional. On Saturday, June 21st starting at 7am, come out to support those competing. Event takes place at Manahawkin Lake Park III.EVENTSFridayOptional pre

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Summer Fest 2014 Schedule

Brick Township Summer Fest 2014Celebrating 20 Seasons of Family Fun!NEW for 2014, Beer and Wine Garden and an IMPROVED Food Court, WOW!Schedule of Events:June 26: Willie Wonka and the Chocolate

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FSBO Millionaires Use Real Estate Agents

Do as I Say… not as I DoThis adage could be no truer today after it has been reported, in a recent Herald Tribune article, that when it came to selling his Florida mansion, Al Bennati, the

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LBI Wine Fest Is BACK

Long Beach Island Wine Fest is BACK!!! Date: May 17th & May 18th Time: 12pm - 5pmLocation: Located at the Taylor Avenue Waterfront Park in Beach HavenAdmission: $15 at the gateThe

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Vacation Properties And Weekend Get Aways

The American desire to own a second home as a vacation home is alive and well!The National Association of Realtors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows there are approximately 8 million

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Easter Egg Hunts And Parades

Easter is Just Weeks Away, Make Your Plans NOW! Wishing You and Your Family a Happy Easter! 2014 Southern NJ Easter Events:Moorestown East Egg Hunt4/12/14- 10am-2pm, on the front lawn of the

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Irish Soda Bread For St Pattys Day

St. Patty's Day Irish Soda Bread Prep Time: 15 MinutesCook Time: 1 Hour 10 MinutesReady In: 1 Hour 25 MinutesServings: 12Ingredients:3 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder1/3

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Property Tax Appeal

"You should have received your property assessment in the mail this week. Do you agree that your home is worth that? If you do, then great. There is nothing you need to do however if you feel as

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Chinese New Year Of The Horse

Also called the Nian festival, the Lunar New Year and the Spring festival; Chinese New Year is based on the lunar calendar and marks the approach of spring. The lunar system on which the new

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Super Bowl Party Favorite Buffalo Chicken Dip

Enjoy the Game with Family and Friends while Enjoying EVERYONE'S Favorite Buffalo Chicken Dip!!!SERVINGS: 4 cups dipPREP TIME: 5COOK TIME: 20INGREDIENTS:1 pkg. (8 oz.) 

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Toms River Halloween Parade Moves To SATURDAY For First Time In 75 Years

No more trick-or-treating in town on Oct. 30.The annual Toms River Halloween Parade, sponsored each year by Toms River Fire Company 1, is being permanently moved to the Saturday before Halloween.

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New Flood Insurance Deadline Will Help Sandy Survivors

"Superstorm Sandy survivors will have more time to file critical paperwork for their flood insurance settlements.The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 1 that it has extended the

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Ocean City Boardwalk Art Show

Celebrating 51 Years Ocean City Arts Center's BOARDWALK ART SHOW8th-13th Streets2013 Dates:Fri Aug 2, 10am-8pmSat. Aug 3, 10am-8pmSun. Aug 4, 10am-6pmThe Arts Center proudly hosts three

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Lights Out Concert

“Lights Out” ConcertCome Out for a Fun Filled Evening, August 17th to The Dominic A. Potena Performing Arts Center in Margate.  Lights Out Concert will feature the sounds of The Jersey,

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Cinderella

Cinderella Ocean Professional Theatre Company Cinderella is One of the Best Loved Fairy Tales of ALL Time! Cheer Along When Cinderella Gets a Magical Assist from her Fairy Godmother as She

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Oceanfest At Long Branch Fourth Of July Celebration

Looking for Something Fun and Exciting to do this 4th of July? Come Enjoy Oceanfest, a Fun Filled Day on the Promenade in Long Branch, Exit 105.Known as the Largest 4th of July Celebration in

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New Flood Maps And Flood Insurance Rate Help

Release date: June 17, 2013Release Number: DR-4086-NJ NR-171TRENTON, N.J. ─ Preliminary Work Maps have been introduced for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties. New Jersey

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Win And Wine Festival At Monmouth Raceway Park

Save the date- Saturday, June 22nd 2013Place- Monmouth Raceway ParkThis Year's Win & Wine Festival will feature 94.3 FM The Point's Dessert Wars! The Best Local New Jersey Wineries will be

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Naturalist Guided Drop In Kayak Tour

Join a Park System Naturalist for a leisurely guided tour on the beautiful waters of the Navesink River at Hartshorne Woods Park (Claypit Creek section), Middletown. Novice paddlers welcome.

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Brew HAHA Craft Beer Festival At Six Flags

Six Flags Great Adventure hosts our second annual Craft Beer Festival Saturday, June 15 with samplings from local breweries, an all-you-can-eat meal and special comedy show featuring Don Jamieson at

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Antoinettas Grand ReOpening This Weekend WOW

Antoinetta’s Grand Re-Opening Post Hurricane Sandy will be this Saturday June 15thYou’re Favorite Local Bayfront Restaurant is Back Up and Running Post Hurricane Sandy. Come Support Your Local

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Doggy Yappy Hour At Ocean County Park FRIDAY

Calling ALL Dog Owners…Join the Hometown Crew at the 7th Annual Doggy Yappy Hour at Ocean County Park in Lakewood from 6pm-8pm this Friday June 14th! Bring your Best Friend and Enjoy a Night of

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Boating Safety Certificate Class

Boating Safety Certificate Class this Friday June 15th at Southern Ocean County Hospital, Manahawkin. Come Learn the In’s and Out’s of the Waterways this Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Cost for the

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Calling ALL Car Enthusiasts This Fathers Day Weekend

Looking for Something Fun to do with Dad on Father’s Day? Come Check out these Fun Filled Events this Upcoming Weekend! 5th Annual Atlantic Highlands Car Show is this Saturday, June

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Further Assistance Due To Hurricane Sandy

The Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group is partnering with World Renew Disaster Response Services to find individuals with unmet needs resulting from Hurricane Sandy. World Renew

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Waterway Debris Removal

Calling ALL Boaters, See Below Information on Cleaning Up the Debris Left in Our Waterways. I, Myself, Live on the Bay and am a Boater TOO! =)Please see below letter from representative,  

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ReNew Jersey Stronger

"Has your home been damaged by Superstorm Sandy and you need financial assistance to repair or rebuild?With a focus on the most impacted communities throughout the state, New Jersey is offering aid

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Skippers Seafood

A Little Over Two Weeks To Get 'Card' for "Free Pie" in September!! You must get card by making purchase this month! Do not miss out on your chance to participate

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NJ Festival of Ballooning is BACK

31st Annual New Jersey Festival of BallooningJuly 26th – 28thCome Visit Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ for the 31st Annual NJ Festival of Ballooning. A HUGE Weekend Event filled with FUN,

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Love LBI Fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Love LBI M2 Long BeachIslandand the Mainland TooHope – Harmony – CharityFundraiser for Residents Affected by Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island and the Mainland too.Saturday May 11,

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More Information on Summer Wine Festival

Pour into Summer Wine FestivalLong Beach Island Summer Season will Uncork in Grand Style with 10 New Jersey Wineries Joining together for Pour into Summer Wine Festival. Dates: May 18th &

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Cruising for a Cure

David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation is Holding it's 2nd Annual Cruisin' For a Cure Even on Sunday May 19th, 2013. Registration takes place from 9:30-11:15am at Taylor Ave Field behind Bay

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Pour into Summer Wine Festival LBI

Spring is Finally Here and Summer is Just Around the Corner. Beaches soon to be Filled and Boats out on the Bay...ahhh! What better Way to Start off Summer than the Pour into Summer Wine Festival.

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Havana Nights Hunger Relief Dinner

HavanaNightsThe Vibrant Flavors of Cuba’s Golden EraThis is the 18th Annual Hunger Relief Dinner and Auction hosted by The Southern Ocean County Community Foundation. This Year’s, &

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LBI Kicks off Summer 2013

LBI Kicks off Summer 2013 the Weekend of May 18th & 19thLBI has been Preparing ALL Winter to Get into Top Shape for an Amazing Summer Down by the Shore. Starting May 18th at the 17th Street

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St Patricks Day Festivities

Come Out and Take Part of a Months Long Events of St. Patty's Day Festivities, Fun for the Whole Family! Belmar & Lake Como-When: Sunday March 3rd at 12:30pmParade starts in Lake Como and heads

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Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Date: February 23, 2012 Time: 1pm, registration is at 9am Place: Pier Village The 20th annual Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey, held in Seaside Heights for the last six

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New Bridge to LBI Starting in May

We’ve heard the rumors for years now! Construction of the new Causeway will begin in late May. Jersey Strong!  “This is the most critical piece of infrastructure in our area. It is

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Mind Boggling Fun Math Game

Ready for Some Math made Fun? Grab Your Calculator!  Write down the first 3 digits of your phone number (not the area code)  Multiply by 80  Add 1  Multiply by 250  Add

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Thought of the Year

Ring in the New Year with a Positive Mind...  One can complain because Rosebushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. Happy New Years to All, Make 2013 YOUR!

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies taste Like Ice Cream

Crowd Pleasing Delicious Cookies that Taste Like MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP ICE CREAM, Your Family and Friends will Expect these Year after Year...And Best of All they're SO Easy to Make, ENJOY!  1

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Light of Day is Coming Soon

Don't Forget it's Coming up SOON...10 Venues, 25 Events and OVER 100 ARTISTS, WOW!!!  “The Light of Day concert series is now in its 13th year. What began as a single concert at the

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Own a Piece of History

Support the Shore"Capture the REAL Jersey Shore- a coffee table photography book that captures the beauty of the Jersey Shore prior to superstorm Sandy's devastation on October 29, 2012. Some of the

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Old Fashion Christmas in Historic Smithville

Historic Smithville Celebrates an Old Fashioned Christmas ALL Month LongOpen Daily, All Year LongBring the Kid’s and Enjoy the Festive Light Show on the LakeWhen: Nov. 23-Jan. 6th Thursday

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A Wind in the Willows Christmas Red Bank

Based on the Classic of Children's Literature and Told through Song, A Wind in the Willows Christmas is a New Version of the Beloved Story. Join Mole, the Water Rat, Dr. Badger and Mr. Toad on their

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Recovery from Sandy and After

Advice for Recovery from Sandy & After -Call Your Flood & Homeowner Insurance Agent/Broker to report your losses. They will notify your insurance carrier, document your claim and have an

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Light of Day Concert Series

“The Light of Day concert series is now in its 13th year. What began as a single concert at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey has grown into 35 shows in twelve countries in the U.S.,

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Yo Gabba Gabba Live

Calling Kids of ALL Ages! Count Basie Theatre Presents “Yo Gabba Gabba!” LIVE!Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the little ones? Is your family ready to GET THE SILLIES OUT?

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Chocolate Week is Almost Here

Chocolate Week is ALMOST Here! February 9th-18th The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is asking Members to help draw attention to their business and the region with chocolate or romantic

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Rockfeller Christmas Tree Lighting

I, myself, live on the Waterfront in Manahawkin and am Experiencing What Many of You Are as Well. Together, We WILL Rebuild! I want to Personally Wish Everyone During this Devastating Time the

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Toy Drive and Classic Car Show

Johnson’s Corner on the Farm Presents 2nd Annual Toys for Tots Toy Drive & Classic Car Show When: Saturday, November 17th Time: 11am to 3pm Where: Johnson’s Corner Farm inMedford,

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Toms River Annual Halloween Parade

The 75th HALLOWEEN PARADE sponsored by Toms River Fire Company #1 will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 7:00p.m. Rain date is Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.Participants must

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Surf Fishing Classic on LBI

Surf Fishing Classic Ocotber 6th – December 2nd, 2012 Bluefish & Striped Bass Thousands of Dollars in DAILY, WEEKLY AND GRAND PRIZES! Plus Special Prizes Presented by Business, Fishing

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Fall Festival Season is Here

FALL Festival Season is HERE! Summer is over but some of the BEST weather is upon us.  Monmouth County September 22nd-Keyport Fest5 8:30am runners check in at 7am call 732-739-5145 for more

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Thinking of a Vacation or Retirement Home LOOK

When the economy was exploding in the early 2000s, many of us began to dream about purchasing that vacation home on the lake or securing a home in a more appropriate location for our retirement.

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Flea Markets and Local Auctions

Flea Markets and Local Auctions As Summer turns to Fall, foraging becomes a popular pastime in central New Jersey. Some of the best bargains around on everything imaginable can be found at three

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Red Bank Oyster Festival

Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival Fall Festival Season Has ARRIVED! Sunday September 23rd, 12pm to 7pm at White Street Parking Lot in Red Bank 25 of Red Bank’s finest Restaurants serving

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Irish Festival at the Jersey Shore

14th Annual Irish Festival at theJerseyShore When: Saturday, September 15th Where: Sea Girt Armory, Sea Girt, NJ Time: 10am to 6pm Admission: $7 Advance       ;

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Visit the Orchards for Apple and Pumpkin Picking

A Trip to the Orchard Calls for a PERFECT Fall Day   So long sweet Summer, lets Welcome the Fall! Due to an Early frost in May and an abundance of warm weather, fruit has ripened early this

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Sea Burial a Dignified Alternative

Looking for an Alternative to the Traditional Land Burial?  “Sea Burial is a low cost alternative to the traditional land burial. In and individualized manner, we continue the respect,

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Atlantic City Seafood Festival

We are EXCITED to produce the return of the Atlantic City Seafood Festival, Saturday September 15th and Sunday September 16th. The 2012 festival will feature over 200 vendors from delicious seafood

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Popcorn Park Zoo Festivities

September 22nd and 23rd from 11am to 3pm 35th Anniversary Celebration Craft and Vendor Fair Come Enjoy Shopping, Good Food, Pet-Related Businesses, Pet Training Demonstrations Courtesy of Hanlon's

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New Jersey Maritime Museum Annual Fundraiser

New Jersey Maritime Museum Annual Fundraiser528 Dock Rd. Beach Haven, NJ 08008Saturday September 15th5pm-11pm 50 Years LaterThe Great 1962 Nor’Easter   All Tickets $50Reservations

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Elephant Rides and Pony Rides

Cole Bros. Presents Circus of the Stars  See the World’s Largest Circus Under the Big Top  Come Early for Elephant and Pony Rides 1 Hour Before the Show   Forked River-

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Calling ALL Beatles and Paul McCartney Fans

The Music of Paul McCartney  Who, What: Glen Burtnik and FriendsJerseyBeatles Bash 6  When: 8pm, Saturday, July 28th  Where: State Theatre, Livingston Avenue, NewBrunswick 

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Chris Christie Visiting Brant Beach

Governor Chris Christie will travel to Brant Beach on Long Beach Island Thursday (July 26th) to continue the Endless Summer Tax Relief tour along the Jersey Shore. He is scheduled to meet with

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Shake the Lake Country Festival

Come Out for a Country Filled Day at Raceway Park in Englishtown, Saturday August 4th starting at 12pm.   Live Music staring:Randy Houser The Farm The Matt Kennon Band Sean Patrick McGraw The

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Delicious Bayou Shrimp Recipe

Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 6 1 lb. Raw Jumbo shrimp in shell 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tblsp Lemon Juice 1/4 tsp. Each Salt &

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Annual Festival of Ballooning

52 Things Every New Jerseyan Must Do and Guess Who’s #1 on the List…? The 30th Annual Festival of Ballooning July 27th-29th at Soldberg Airport, Readington, NJ Balloon Rides are

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Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival

2012 Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City will host the 2012 Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival July 26th-29th. The festival will take place across all FOUR

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Historic Smithville and Village Greene

Historic Smithville & Village Greene Route 9 and Moss Mill Rd. 609-652-7777 www.smithvillenj.com Looking for aFun Placewith Events Happening ALL YEAR LONG? Come Stop by Historic Smithville!

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Live Motown Summer Concerts

Motown is HOT again! Come Enjoy FREE Summer Concerts throughout the months of July and August in Bridgewater, NJ Motor City Revue When: 7pm Sunday, July 8th  Where: Duke Island Park,

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Asbury Park Jazz Fest

24th AnnualAsbury Park Jazz Fest June 30th – July 1st in BeautifulSunsetPark Spend the Day in the Sun and Enjoy the Beautiful Weather while Capturing the Soothing Sounds of Jazz, Blues AND

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NJ Wine Tasting Results

NJ Wine Tasting results from the “Judgment of Princeton”  NEW JERSEY BORDEAUX-STYLE REDS v BORDEAUX  1. Ch Mouton Rothschild 2004 Pauillac 2. Ch Haut-Brion 2004 Pessac&

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Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise Directory

4th of July Fireworks Cruise Directory Looking to do something different this year for 4th of July? Come Aboard and Watch the Spectacular Fireworks Displays.   Belmar Marina- Fireworks

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Six Flags Brew HaHa

Six Flags Brew HAHA Craft Beer Festival EAT…DRINK…LAUGH…AND REPEAT. When: June 30th Time: 3:30pm Come Enjoy a Day of Fun in the Sun at Six Flags Craft Beer Festival:

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Jenkinsons Music Festival Schedule

Jenkinson’s Music Festival  Ahh Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy Live Music throughout the Warm Summer Months  When: Wednesday Evenings beginning at 7:30pm  Where: Inlet

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Rain...Rain...Go Away.

Tired of Sitting in on yet ANOTHER Rainy Day this Summer? Here’s Some Good Ideas Not to Wash Your Summer Away…   Hot Sand- Hours: Noon to 8pm Daily Cost: $22 and up per

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Jersey Shore Wine Festival

The Lakewood Blue Claws will host the 2nd annual Jersey Shore Wine Festival June 2nd and 3rd at FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood. The festival celebrates New Jersey wines and the many varietals produced

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Geocaching the Modern Day Treasure Hunt

Modern Day Treasure Hunt Geocaching has become very popular inNew Jersey. Participants use their smartphones and/or portable GPS devices to navigate to a specific set of coordinates in hopes of

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Pour into Summer LBI Wine Festival

Pour into Summer Wine Festival LBI’s First Ever Pour into Summer Wine Festival is Coming Soon! Date: May 19th & 20th Admission: $12 in advance. $15 at the gate. 21 and

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Americas Waterway Watch Information

For Immediate Danger to Life or Property Call 911 or USCG on Marine Channel 16   Look For and Report: -Suspicious waterfront loitering -Forcible access -Person photographing, taping or

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Red Bank International Flavour Festival

Head to Red Bank on May 6th for the International Flavour Festival when 25 of Red Bank's favorite restaurants serving international culinary delights including French, Italian, Asian, American,

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Monmouth County Park Golf Courses

Callling ALL Golf Enthusiasts’…   Each Year More than 200,000 Rounds of Golf are played onMonmouthCountyParksystem Golf Courses. The facilities can accommodate golfers of ALL

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Hunting for Easter Events

Hunting for Easter Events? Search NO MORE!   St.Patrick’s Day has Arrived and EASTER is Right Around the Corner.   Seaside Heights-   Festivities will begin at 1pm on

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Senior Living Expo at OCC

Senior Living Expo 2012   When: Thursday, March 15th   Where: Ocean County College Gymnasium Building #19   Time: 10am-2pm   FREE ADMISSION   Second Senior Living

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Barnegat Bay Dolphin WOW

I never expected this!   The Sun is shining, the sky is a beautiful Blue and the air is chilly, just a typical winter Monday morning in February on the Barnegat Bay in

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Belmar St Pattys Day Parade

The Countdown has Begun…   2012 Belmar & Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade   Date: March 4th, 2012 at 12:30pm onMain St.   History: In 1974, for the first,

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Explore the World Virtually

Too Cold for You this Winter and Want to Explore a Tropical Island? www.earthcam.com can make that happen. Visit different parts of the world from the comfort of your own home.

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Jenkinsons Aquarium Sea of Lights Spectacular

Jenkinson’s Aquarium in Point Pleasant Beach Presents, “SeaofLights,” an Indoor Holiday Light Spectacular!   Exhibit Dates are as Follows December 16th, 17th, 23rd, 26th ;

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Looking for Something FUN, ENTERTAINING AND FESTIVE to do this Holiday Season? Take a Trip up to New York City and Enjoy the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring The Rockettes. The Famous,

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

79th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The tree, traditionally a Norway Spruce, is

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Things to do this Weekend

"THE GREAT JERSEY SHORE BURGER CONTEST" Sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery and Driscoll Foods Who Will be Voted the "Best Burger at the Shore?" Come Out this Saturday, November 5th to Bar Anticipation

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Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Somerset

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival October 28, 29, 30 At the Garden State Exhibit Center inSomerset,NJ Exit 10 off I-287 Friday and Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-5 Admission $7 online, $9 at the Door

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Terhune Orchards Fall Harvest Festival

   Fall Harvest Festival Every Weekend from 10am-5pm at Terhune Orchards inPrinceton   Come Out and Enjoy Fresh Delicious Cider. Take a Walk around the Farm Market and Purchase

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Italian Festival and Columbus Day Parade

Seaside Italian Festival and Columbus Day Parade Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 7th -9thThe Italian festival features performers straight from Italy. Savor a weekend of delectable Italian

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Bike Weekend and BBQ Fest

Two ofSeasideHeightsmost popular events kick off the official start of the fall season this weekend, Thursday, September 22 through Sunday, September 25, and help benefit Toys for Tots and the Food

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Toms River Greek Festival

2011 Greek Festival has Arrived! Where: 2200 Church Road Toms River, NJ, 08753 Times: Friday 12:00 Noon till 11:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 Noon till Midnight, Sunday 12:00 Noon till 7:00 pm.

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Ocean County Bluegrass Festival

The 35th Annual Ocean County Bluegrass Festival will run from Noon to 5pm on Sunday Sept. 11th in the Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road. The Program Features a Live Stage Concert of Bluegrass

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Asbury Park Oyster Fest

The Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce Presents Asbury Park Oyster Fest September 9th-11th Lake Avenue Friday- Free Entry $3 Weekend Entry Pass Friday- 5-8pm Saturday 11am-8pm Sunday- 10am

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Wings of Freedom Tour

Wings of Freedom Presented by Collings Foundation will be at the Monmouth Airport September 2nd-5th The Ultimate Living History Experience Explore these Majestic Bomber Aircrafts Inside and

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What To Do to File a Claim

What should residents do to file a claim? Pat Breslin, a spokesman for New Jersey Manufacturers answered a few questions… Look at what happened and what the cause was. Property insurance covers

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Museum of New Jersey Maritime History

Looking for Something Fun yet Educational? Spend a Few Hours at the Museum of New Jersey Maritime History in Beach Haven and Come to Your Own Conclusion about the Tragedy that killed 137

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Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook Off

Looking for Something Fun to do this Weekend? Come Enjoy Monmouth Raceway’s Two Day Event- “Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off” Starting this Saturday, August 20 from 12 to 5 pm is the first

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Circus of the Stars

The World’s Largest Circus Under the Big Top is Coming to Forked River this Monday August 15th and Tuesday August 16th Cole Brothers Presents Circus of the Stars – America’s Circus Since

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New Jersey State Fair

New Jersey State Fair Sussex County Farm and Horse Show August 5th -14th Location: Sussex County Fairgrounds Visitors enjoy the tremendous agricultural exhibits for which the Fair is famous.

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Hambletonian Day at Meadowlands Racetrack

The Meadowlands Racetrack will celebrate 30 years of hosting the Hambletonian “the Super Bowl of harness racing” this Saturday August 6th The Hambletonian attracts a crowd of more than 25

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Annual Monmouth County Fair

37th Annual Monmouth County Fair Wednesday July 27th-Sunday July 31st East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Rd., Freehold 4-H Events•Animal Shows & Exhibits•Rides & Amusements•Free Stage

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Bay Bash at Tices Shoal

Thunder 106 Presents Bay Bash this Saturday at Tices Shoal on the Barnegat Bay from 11am-5:30pm Right off Island Beach State Park, Thunder 106 will set a barge in the water and throw an ALL DAY

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Haskell Day at Monmouth Park

Haskell Day is Right Around the Corner, Sunday July 31st at Monmouth Park Gates Open at 10am First Race Starts at Noon FREE Family Fun from 12-4pm – Pony Rides, Face Painting, Bounce House,

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Middletown Jazz and Blues Festival

Middleton Jazz and Blues Festival this Saturday July 23rd from 11am-8pm Presented by the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation Location: Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church Street,,

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Bradley Beach Lobster Fest

The Bradley Beach Chamber of Commerce Presents: Get the Family Ready for the Third Annual Lobster Fest this Saturday in Bradley Beach from 11am-7pm at the 5th Ave Beach Front Pavilion! Come

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Laurita’s Annual Cool Jazz and Blues Fest

Laurita’s Annual Cool Jazz and Blues Fest July 23rd 12-9pm and July 24th 12-7pm Mark Your Calendars for Next Weekend’s Cool Jazz and Blues Fest held at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt, NJ.

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Shrimp Fest in Ocean Township

New this Year to Ocean Township is the SHRIMP FEST!!! July 8th-10th in Joe Palaia Park (Deal Rd. and Whalepond Rd. Ocean, NJ 07712) Get Family and Friends Ready for… Entertainment –

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Barbeque and Blues Festival

2011 Barbeque & Blues Festival in North Wildwood The Anglesea Blues Festival July 8th-10th FREE ADMISSION Enjoy Live Blues Music from Local Blues Bands and Crafts from Tons of Different

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Annual Ocean County Fair

Robert Miller Air Park Presents its' Annual Ocean County Fair July 12th-July 17th Time Schedules Vary Based on Date Fun for the Whole Family – Entertainment – Food – Rides – and

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Toms River Celtic Festival

The Pipes and Drums of Barnegat Bay Presents 4th Annual Toms River Celtic Festival Enjoy Entertainment from Pipe Bands and Solo Competitions – Delicious Foods – Plenty of Different Crafts and

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Aquapalooza is Finally Here

The Largest in Water Party is FINALLY Here!!! Location: Tices Shoal--A raft up area just north of Barnegat inlet. The area is between 10-300 yards off the western shore of Seaside State Park.

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New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival

9th Annual New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival FREE ADMISSION AND FREE PARKING, WOW! Tasting Kits $6 Each up until 7/15/11 and then $7 Day of Event A Fun Filled Day for the Whole Family

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Kutztown Folk Festival this Weekend

Affordable Family Fun for ALL Kutztown Folk Festival July 2nd-10th Hours: 9am-6pm Live Music, Dancing, Entertainment on 6 Stages Daily, Childrens Farmyard Theatre and Fun, Folklife

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Philadelphias Fourth of July Jam

Looking for Something Fun to Do this Fourth of July? Join Philadelphia in “Welcoming America” for their Fourth of July Festival Independence National Historical Park will have a screening

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Jazzy Scallop and Seafood Festival

3rd Annual Jazzy Scallop and Seafood Festival This Saturday, June 25th, from 3-6pm at Historic Viking Village 19th & Bayview Avenues in Barnegat Light Tickets: $30 Local Restaurants will Be

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28th Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival

28th Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival This annual celebration of all things blueberry – the official state fruit of New Jersey – is considered to be one of the top “old-fashioned”

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Fun Fathers Day Activities

Father’s Day Fun Looking for Something Fun to do this Weekend? Hit the Seaside Boardwalk for Arts and Crafts by the Sea on Saturday from 10am to 6pm. Shoppers will have the Chance to Browse

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Monmouth Raceway Irish Festival

41st Annual Irish Festival this Sunday, June 12th 12-7 pm at new location- Monmouth Raceway Park Ceili Music and Step Dancing by Green Gate Ceili Band and Erin Loughran Band Live

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Aquapalooza Coming Soon to Tices Shoal

Early Reminder to Mark Your Calendars… AQUAPALOOZA is Right Around the Corner! Enjoy A Day of Fun in the Sun and Attend the LARGEST On-Water PARTY in the HISTORY of Boating, Woo Hoo! If

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Fun Ideas for the Weekend

Looking for Something Fun to Do this Weekend... BlueClaws Stadium is hosting Jersey Shore Wine Fest at First Energy Park! Jersey Shore Wine Festival June 4th & 5th Sample a Variety of

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Asbury Park Pride Weekend

Pride Weekend This Week in Asbury Park Over 150 Vendors, Marching Bands, Family Zone, Food Court Saturday June 4th there will be a Pet Promenade alongside the Boardwalk, Registration at 11am

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Renault Winery Italian Festival

Renault Winery Resort & Golf will be Kicking off the Festival Season with its’ Italian Street Festival WOW, Fun for the Entire Family! There will be Great Italian Food… Lots of

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Monmouth County Dog Show

CALLING ALL DOG LOVERS… The Kennel Club of Northern New Jersey will Be Hosting a FIVE Day Cluster of Dog Shows this Memorial Day Weekend!!! Dates: May 26th-30th (Time Schedules Vary by Date

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Lighthouse Film Festival of Long Beach Island

Lighthouse Film Festival of Long Beach Island June 3rd-5th New Jersey’s Premier Film Festival Celebrates Three Days of New, Exciting and Challenging Films in Honor of LBI’s Historic

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Brick Train Show and Sale

National Collectors Club Presents: The Brick Train Show & Sale Date: May 22nd Time: 9am-2pm Location: Brick Elks Lodge #2151 2491 Hooper Ave. Brick, NJ 08723 Admission: $5.00

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Mayfest Coming to Smithville

Calling ALL Crafters… Historic Smithville will be Hosting its' Annual “Mayfest” on May 14th& 15th. There will be over 100 Juried Crafters, Music, Activities for the Kids, an International

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Boating Safety Certificate Course!!

WOW, Summer is Just Around the Corner… Beach? Barbeques? And… BOATING! Remember, as of June 1, 2008, if You were Born in 1949 and Later and Operate a Boat in NJ, You Now Need a NJ Boating

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