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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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Where: Doolan's Shore Club - Spring Lake, NJ

When: Monday, September 26 - 5-9pm

25th annual culinary classic, doolan's Shore Club, Spring Lake, NJCome sample the best the Jersey Shore culinary masters have to offer in Spring Lake next week- for a great cause. The annual Jersey Shore Culinary Classic is coming back once again for its 25th year! This is your best chance to sample a delectable assortment of food and drink from the Shore's most celebrated restaurants, caterers, cafes, breweries and wineries. It's truly not to be missed.

The extremely successful yearly event is the first of its kind in Ocean and Monmouth Counties, and was created as a fundraiser to raise money for the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean County. The invaluable service provided by the charity assists more than 130,000 of the Shore's most…

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September 25, 2016 10am to 3pm.bay head's kitchens by the sea 2016

Have you ever wanted to catch a glimpse of the interiors of some of Bay Head and Mantoloking's luxury waterfront homes? Well, here's your chance.

The Bay Head School Foundation is once again bringing back the popular Kitchens by the Sea event, a popular fundraiser that gives interested parties a glimpse into 10 of Mantoloking and Bay Head's most distinctive homes. Each of the featured homes boast delicious culinary samples from the Gold Coast communities top restaurants and caterers. Here's a list of this year's participating culinary wizards:

  • Joe Leone's
  • Labrador Lounge
  • Arugula
  • Ohana Grill
  • Theresa's South
  • Poached Pear Bistro
  • Bay Head Cheese Shop
  • Blend on Main/Peach Pit Cafe
  • Mon Alyssa…

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check out these 4 jersey shore labor day events

It's hard to believe that summer will soon be coming to an end once again. It's been a fantastic few months so why not send up the season in style? Here are a few Jersey Shore labor day events for you to check out next weekend - so get out there and enjoy the best the coastal New Jersey communities have to offer!

Manasquan Beach Labor Day Celebrations

Where: Main Beach, Manasquan, NJ.
When: September 3, 7:30 - 10pm.

Enjoy a fantastic free concert on the beach with your friends and family. What better way to cap off another incredible Jersey Shore summer than with live music on a warm summer night? Then you can send off the summer the right way with a brilliant fireworks display. Best of all, it's all free and can most likely can be seen from…

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3 monmouth county schools ranked in top 20 by newsweek

Newsweek recently released their ranking of the top high schools in the nation. The list is dedicated to identifying the schools that do the best job of preparing their students for University. The criteria used to create the list include graduation rates, percentage of students who carry on to post-secondary, as well as average scores on the SATs and advanced placement exams. Naturally, technical and specialty schools performed best. These are the schools that utilize selective enrollment throughout their areas.

We’re proud to announce that three Jersey Shore high schools in our very own Monmouth County made the cut. The Academy of Allied Health and Science in Neptune Township, the Biotechnology High School in Freehold and the High Technology High…

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8 must see jersey shore concerts

Summer has arrived at long-last and for many music lovers, nothing beats seeing their band live in concert on a warm summer night. Residents of the Jersey Shore are no different, and are also lucky enough to enjoy access to a proud assortment of big-name acts in a huge variety of musical genres. Whether you prefer the delicate southern drawl of a classic country ballad, or the hard-driving guitar riff of hard rock, there's something just for you!

Without further ado, we present 8 can't miss Jersey Shore summer concerts to charge up those long dog days of the seaseon!

Sublime with Rome

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ
When: July 8, 2016

Joined by singer/guitarist Rome Ramirez, Sublime with Rome is a return to the classic Sublime…

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springsteen holmdel home for saleBruce Springsteen’s former residence has just entered the market. The Holmdel home in our very own Monmouth County at 7 The Summit has been listed at a cool $3.299 million.

The iconic structure was alternately known as “Boss Acres” and “Thrill Hill” during the band's time there. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s landmark 1980 double album, the River was conceived and rehearsed within its hallowed halls, in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

The beautiful 19th century farmhouse offers a classic layout with nearly 6000 square feet of floor space and 6 bedrooms. It even features an incredible 4-car garage, including an area that was once used by the band for rehearsal space. The exterior of the home features secluded woodland for ultimate…

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jersey shore memorial day weekend

To many the Memorial Day Weekend serves as a welcoming to the coming summer season, but it's important to remember the true meaning of Memorial Day. The holiday is a celebration of those that sacrificed so much for our freedom. Like much of the country, the Jersey Shore has a number of ways that you can get out there with your community and family to show your patriotism. And you don't even need to go far from home.

Here are a few Memorial Day activities that you and your family can take part in.

Point Pleasant Memorial Day Bike Parade | Saturday, May. 28

A Point Pleasant community tradition, this is a great way to demonstrate your community spirit and have a bit of fun at the same time. Get your bike, stroller or even your wagon dressed up…

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