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“Restaurant Week” is turning into one of the highlights of the year here at the Jersey Shore. The goal is for diners to experience restaurants they may not have heard about or been to yet and to be able to do that at a great price. Don't miss this great event going on now until Sunday, November 11.

 

As you come out to enjoy the best restaurants and cuisine we would love for you to explore the shore and our best neighborhoods such as Bay Head, Mantoloking, Point Pleasant Beach, Manasquan, Lavallette, and Sea Girt. 

You will be amazed at the list of restaurants participating in our area, see below:

The Grenville Restaurant & Hotel

345 Main Avenue, Bay Head – (732) 892-3100

Located steps from one of the most breathtaking beaches on

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"Very Special & Very Rare"

This custom designed home in Mantoloking New Jersey is simply extraordinary, located in the ideal location to capture breathtaking views of the ocean and bay.

  

This refreshing exterior and interior design takes open concept living to the next level. Featuring a two-story living room / dining room with fireplace, filled with lots of natural light shining through the industrial glass windows from floor to ceiling with impressive steel beams, interior lighting throughout and built-in sound system which leads to an outside balcony, where you will enjoy the most incredible sunsets over the Barnegat Bay. Located on the main floor is a fabulous custom kitchen with Viking appliance and extra-large island with marble

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Where to Stay in Bay Head NJBay Head NJ is a quaint and quiet town with a population of just under 1,000 residents. However, its size does not deter tourists who want to see and experience the beautiful Jersey Shore. With a historic downtown area filled with local shops and an idyllic oceanfront location, Bay Head is a popular spot for leisure travelers.

These are the best hotels in and around Bay Head NJ:

The Bentley Inn Bed and Breakfast

The Bentley Inn Bed and Breakfast has become famous for providing its guests with a nostalgic atmosphere amid its historic walls. Located in the heart of Bay Head, this bed and breakfast is only three houses away from the beach, which makes it a desirable place to stay for both business and leisure travelers. There are 21 rooms in

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Unique location on Barnegat Lane in Mantoloking, New Jersey is where you will find this very private Nantucket style Bay Front home. This property offers 100 ft. on the bay. It has 9 ft. + ceilings on the first floor, 5 + bedrooms with several balconies, 3 baths, 3 car attached garage with large storage above. Beautiful appointed home with wraparound porches, Crestron integration smart house / sound system inside and out, custom signature pool lined with mosaic tile and beautiful gardens. There is extensive dockage with 2 boat lifts and 2 Jet Ski lifts. The outside amenities create a resort-like compound with beautiful panoramic views from every angle. Simply an extraordinary residence that has the best of both worlds, the bay & ocean just steps

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The Many Myths Behind Millennials and Homeownership

Common Millennial Myths

There are a variety of myths about millennials and home buying that have unfortunately weaved themselves into common knowledge as 'fact'. Among others, they include:

  • Millennials don't want to buy houses
  • Millennials need lots of space
  • Millennials are different from previous generations
  • Millennials don't hire real estate agents
  • Millennials don't have any moneyWhen it comes to the economy and generational finance and spending habits, no generation has drawn quite the level of ire as Millennials. From mayonnaise to avocado toast, to diamonds, and more, Millennials are accused of killing industries, being bad with their money, being picky, and having little loyalty to their jobs. But how much of the talk
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Come Join Us! 

Sunday 1- 4:00 pm Sunday November 4th, 2018  

113 Jeanette Drive, Mantoloking, New Jersey

Brand New Seashore Residence in South Mantoloking with private beach completely done and ready to move in. This ocean block home is only steps away from beach access & private guarded beaches. This property features 2,879 sq ft' 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with high-quality design. It comes complete with all the finishes you so desire. 

1139 Harding Place, Point Pleasant, New Jersey 

Exceptional location overlooking the Manasquan River. This is where you will find this colonial style home on a spacious corner lot with fabulous views of the water from every level. Featuring a living room and family room with 2 fireplaces open to the dining

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Bay Head NJ Farmers Markets that Offer Fresh Produce, Local ProductsFarm fresh produce isn't hard to come by in Bay Head, NJ. Those who love to use seasonal vegetables and fresh fruit to create their weekly recipes will find that there's always a farmers market to explore in Bay Head and in the surrounding region. These farmers markets typically operate from May through October, providing visitors with fresh flowers, local produce and handcrafted goods.

These are the best farmers markets in Bay Head, NJ:

Bay Head Farmers Market

The Bay Head Farmers Market has become a favorite pastime among the people who call this city home. It kicks off in early July, and runs through September each year. Those who are searching for delicious fruits and vegetables as well as other farm fresh products can come to the

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Keep Your Home Safe From These Common HazardsHomes are usually safe places, but it's important for new homeowners to be aware of potential hazards. Unsafe building materials, maintenance problems and other issues can cause accidents. Many of these accidents can be avoided, if the homeowner takes precautions. These tips can help.

Mold

Mold can happen when the conditions inside the home are humid and warm. Sometimes mold occurs after a leak or because of poor ventilation. Homeowners who find mold growing in their home must have it remediated in order to protect their family members from chronic health problems. Some of the common signs of mold include:

  • Musty odor in the home.
  • Appearance of mold on the walls.
  • Mysterious respiratory problems among members of the household.
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Top Bay Head NJ Parks to ExploreAs one of the most intimate and quiet neighborhoods on the Jersey Shore, Bay Head has become famous for its natural splendor and beauty. The people who live in Bay Head love that they have access to miles of shoreline as well as amazing recreational areas. Those who visit Bay Head find that the parks and beaches make it one of the most beautiful places in the world.

These are a few of the best parks in and around Bay Head:

Centennial Park

Centennial Park in Bay Head is everything that a neighborhood park should be. This quiet alcove in the city provides residents and visitors of all ages with a respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life. With majestic weeping willows and plenty of mature trees around, this shady spot is a place where

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Light Up A Home With Modern Lighting OptionsEvery room in the home should be layered with a mix of ambient light and specialty fixtures to complement natural daylight. Not only does proper lighting make everyday tasks easier, but the right light in the right places improves room functionality, beautifies the space, improves the probability of a home sale, and can even alter human moods.

There are some simple lighting principles that are easy to master. Here are some tips on how to do it right:

Basic Lighting Principles

Designers and Builders usually identify three types of lighting:

  • Ambient: The overall lighting usually activated by flipping a switch upon entering a room.
  • Task Lighting: Fixtures designed for a specific purpose include vanity lights in a bathroom or
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