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Family Friendly Fall Activities

The Summer may be over, but that just means Fall is right around the corner. Fall means hayrides, apple picking and plenty of fun family festivals. Here’s a list of some of our favorite   Fall activities that you and the kids can enjoy this year. Fall Festival Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 13th for

The Latest News on the Asbury Ocean Club

For those of you anxiously awaiting the opening, the wait is over! The Asbury Ocean Club Hotel has officially opened as of July 1st. The luxury hotel promises to bring class and sophistication to further the fantastic decade long comeback of Asbury Park. Luxury Rivaling NYC The Asbury Ocean Club is the Shore’s first 5-star

Why New Jersey is One of the Best in Education

New Jersey has gotten a bad rap in education in the past, and the criticism is most definitely not accurate or fair. The truth is that New Jersey’s school system is in the top three of the country and has been at the top of most lists for over ten years. Here’s why New Jersey

History of Monmouth Park

If you live anywhere near Monmouth County, you’ve probably heard of Monmouth Park. The famous racetrack has been a staple of the Shore culture since 1870. Here’s a brief look at the rich history of Monmouth Park. First Opening Monmouth Park first opened on July 30, 1870. The racetrack was unlike anything most had ever

The Best Theaters in New Jersey

There’s nothing more classic and sophisticated than enjoying a night out at the theatre. Whether it’s to see a play, a musical or a concert, going to the theatre is as American as apple pie. Here are some of the best theaters in New Jersey, take a look and plan a night out! Paramount Theater

Monmouth County vs Ocean County

Trying to decide whether to move to Monmouth County or Ocean County? Consider yourself lucky, it’s a great problem to have. Both counties are full of things that families and homeowners dream of. Let’s take a look at Monmouth County vs. Ocean County. Monmouth County Located on the coast of central New Jersey, Monmouth County

Best Restaurants to Try This Summer

The Jersey Shore is more than just beaches and boardwalks. You can find some of the best restaurants in the country along the coast. Here are some of the best restaurants to try this summer, or any time of the year! Moonstruck Besides having the coolest name ever, Moonstruck is one of the highest-rated restaurants

Hidden Gems in Downtown Freehold

Freehold, New Jersey has the most popular downtown area in Monmouth County, and it is easy to see why. With a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and fun family spots, there’s a little something for everybody. But sometimes even the coolest places can get lost in the crowd, so we decided to compile a list

The Transformation of Six Flags Great Adventure

A popular summer destination for people and families all across the tri-state area is Six Flags Great Adventure. The amusement park located in Jackson, New Jersey is conveniently situated between New York City and Philadelphia and also features the immensely popular Hurricane Harbor water park. Great Adventure has gone through quite a few changes since

The History of the Freehold Mall

The Freehold Raceway Mall has been a shopping staple for regional residents for the past 30 years. Let’s take a look at the history of this family favorite and how it’s become so popular. First Construction The land for the Freehold Mall, across the street from the Freehold Raceway, was purchased in the late 1980s