jersey shore restaurant week, november 11-20, 2016

A local favorite is geared to make its triumphant return to the shore. The Jersey Shore Restaurant Week will be sharing its wonderful selection of local delicacies created by local culinary luminaries in its 8th straight year. The event is designed as a showcase of the outstanding restaurants and chefs on the shore as well as their gourmet creations.

Over 90 different restaurants are set to take part in the 10-day event. Each of the participating restaurants will be creating special 3-course dinners priced between $22.16 and $32.16. This is an incredible way to get and experience the best food on the shore, at a great price.

In addition to the special 3-course meal options available at restaurants up and down the coast, sponsors have also put…

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jersey shore haunted

Halloween is just around the corner, and nothing screams that particular holiday like a good ghost story. Believe it or not, Monmouth and Ocean County's long history means there are plenty of ghosts just waiting to be spotted in the many surrounding communities. Scorned maidens, distaster victims, revolutionary war soldiers and creepy children number among the many residents of the Jersey Shore most haunted locales.

Not all of these places are open to the public, but feel free to step away from the safety of your bayfront home to check out the ones that are...if you dare!


Stephen Crane House - 508 4th Avenue, Asbury Park

Stephen Crane was the author of the classic Red Badge of Courage, and his home is known to be among the most haunted…

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point pleasant beach's saint peter school awarded blue ribbon award

This past week the US Secretary of Education John B. King released this year's list of schools to be honored with the Blue Ribbon Award. The Blue Ribbon Award is a prestigious honor handed out each year to a selection of elementary, middle, secondary and private schools "on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups."

Point Pleasant Beach's Saint Peter School was among the lucky few to be awarded this prestigious distinction. The Blue Ribbon Award was given out to a mere 329 schools across the country. The award has been a sought after prize for the last 34 years, since its inception in 1982.

Saint Peter School is a catholic school that has been serving students throughout Monmouth and…

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