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Ninth Annual Holiday Express Sunset Benefit Clambake

By Joanne Colella September is here, and with it comes the opportunity to enjoy a spectacular, festive afternoon to bring the summer season to a joyful close! Get ready to kick off your shoes and party on the beach with friends on Sunday, September 18, as the incomparable nonprofit organization Holiday Express hosts the Ninth Annual Holiday Express Sunset Benefit Clambake from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Alongside a beautiful oceanfront setting, a tremendous tent will mark the spot on the sand outside ...

12th Annual Ms. Race

By Lori Draz This one is for the ladies. August 20 is the date for the 12th Annual Ms. Race, the women-only sailboat race crewed by girls from age seven to women in their 70s. The Ms. Race is an annual charity sailing regatta hosted by the Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club (AHYC) each August, sponsored by and for women, with the support of the AHYC race committee and sponsored for the third year in a row by AT&T. The Ms. Race was inaugurated in 2005 by a group of female sailors at AHYC, ...

Final Volume Published in Frank Finale’s Classic Coffee Table Book Series About the Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore Publications, the publisher of beautiful magazines and books about the Jersey Shore, is pleased to announce the publication of its newest title, To The Shore Once More, Volume III, the third and final volume in Frank Finale’s bestselling series of coffee table art books about the Jersey Shore. Readers will join once more acclaimed author and poet Frank Finale as he captures “Life at the Jersey Shore” while exploring universal themes that touch us all. This oversized volume ...

Matawan Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Shark Attack

By Lori Draz July 12, 1916 was a very bad day to be in the water. That was the day two Matawan residents lost their lives to a shark in the Matawan Creek. Now 100 years later, the town recently commemorated this attack, which is forever linked to Matawan and to the Jersey Shore. The creek is not very wide and taking a swim to cool off was a pretty common thing, but that day, the unimaginable happened. Eleven-year-old Lester Stillwell began screaming. His playmates saw the creek filling ...

Have a Ball at VNA’s Beach Ball

Leave your dress shoes and formal clothes at home and come feel the sand between your toes to support Visiting Nurse Association Health Group’s mission of caring for those in need. On Friday evening, September 16, friends and supporters of the VNA will gather for a fun and casual evening at Chapel Beach Club in Sea Bright.  Longtime VNA Health Group trustees Mindy Minerva and Jim Vaccaro will be honored for their commitment to advancing access to healthcare services to all in need. The ...

Straight from the Table: The Poached Pear

By Lori Draz This month, our eager diners traveled to Point Pleasant Beach, a town that is in no way short on restaurants. Point Pleasant Beach has one of the longest and most diverse restaurant rows, not just along Arnold Avenue, but on the side streets and right down to the boardwalk. Fish off the boats, Italian, high-end, casual, from well-known names like Jack Baker’s and Joe Leone’s to Surf Taco – it’s not hard to find any of it at Point Pleasant Beach. And there, in a humble ...

Historic Havens: Ocean Beach Club

By Lori Draz The drive along Ocean Avenue from Deal through Long Branch is full of head-turning homes and spectacular ocean views. As grand as these homes are, the history of the area is even grander. Built during the economically explosive gilded age, these summer homes, humbly referred to as cottages, attracted presidents, industrialists, government officials, and celebrities, all who came to bask in the Jersey Shore sun. Among them was a private residence that would go on to become the ...

Freeholders Celebrate Chinese New Year

Last weekend, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders celebrated the Chinese New Year with the Jersey Shore Chinese School. Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone, Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso and Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden attended the event on Saturday, Feb. 6 and presented the Jersey Shore Chinese School with a proclamation declaring 2016 as the Year of the Monkey in Monmouth County. “The Chinese New Year is a celebration of a year of hard work and a time ...

Children Affected by Storm Sandy Give Thanks for Family and Community at Premiere Event

Children Affected by Storm Sandy Give Thanks for Family and Community at Premiere Event ARTS HEALING PROJECTS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER  Children Affected by Storm Sandy Give Thanks for Family and Community at Premiere Event Sunday, November 24, 2013, Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church Street, Middletown, N.J., 4:00 p.m. On Sunday, November 24 at 4:00 p.m., 34 young artists, ages 4-15, who participated in arts healing projects at Small Factory Productions in Fair ...

SUPERSTORM SANDY RELIEF WALK PLANNED FOR MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY ON OCTOBER 26

SUPERSTORM SANDY RELIEF WALK PLANNED FOR MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY ON OCTOBER 26 It  has been just about a year since our Jersey Shore community was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, and many are still struggling. Neighbors continue working together to rebuild their lives, but they know the road ahead of them is still long. On October 26, millions of people will gather together to make a difference on “Make a Difference Day.”  Elijah Rodriguez, a junior at Christian Brothers Academy, is ...