This Weekend
Posted 1 day ago

August 29 & 30th
Hit the beach! Whip out the tennis racquets, go for a hike - stay outside! It's a beautiful weekend and September is already beginning next week. Besides doing all of those summer festivities that you want to squeeze in before fall, here are some other events going on in the area.
Saturday
Summer Broadway Cabaret Show at the Music Man, 2305 Grand Central Ave. in Lavallette Borough, starting at 5:30 (runs continously every 45-50 minutes). Order an ice-cream sunday and the show is free!

Gilbert Gottfried at Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club, Point Pleasant.

JDRF/FAAN Crab Race on Casino Pier at 5:30PM

“Under…

Inside The Lunchbox!
Posted 3 days ago

Packing lunches for your little ones is probably nothing new to many parents, however, this mundane task could end up being fun and creative for parents and will leave your children so excited for lunchtime. Here are some simple ideas to get the creativity flowing as everyone prepares for their last stop of back-to-school shopping - the supermarket!

Use Shapes and Colors – Even cheese for snacking comes in different fun shapes that can be bought from the supermarket, but you can create your own! Shaped cookie cutters and packing lunches for children go together like peas and carrots. They make a simple lunch…

Your Skin in the Summertime
Posted 6 days ago

Since we're nearing the end of summertime, it's important to focus on the largest and most important organ in our body since it has most likely spent a lot of time in the sun these past few months: our skin.

During the summer, compared to the rest of the year from the salt water to the sun, our skin is likely to be exposed to the most amount of environmental damage. Because of these possibly irritating factors, your skin reacts in ways that are… well, uncomfortable such as becoming dehydrated, flaky, and possibly sunburned. Along with many remedies to help heal your skin from these conditions,…

Events This Weekend
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August 22 and 23, 2015
Saturday and Sunday
Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars at the BlueClaws stadium at First Energy Park in Lakewood.

'For the ninth year in a row, the BlueClaws will host the Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars!, with four days of shows beginning August 20th.There will be shows at 4:30 and 7:30 on both August 20th and August 21st. Shows will be held at 1:30, 4:30, and 7:30 pm on August 22nd and August 23rd.' For tickets and information, visit Cole Brothers Circus.

“Late Summer Laurita Food Trucks” at Laurita Winery (fireworks, too!)

'Food and wine lovers will converge at…

August Produce Guide: Your Local Farmer’s Markets
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August Produce Guide

Written by Jenni Maher

August already? Summer is flying by way too fast! But it’s not too late to stock up on this month’s seasonal produce. As the summer winds down, now is a great time to visit your local farmer’s market to gather your favorite end-of-season produce. Better yet, check out one of Ocean County’s pick-your-own farms for an activity everyone can enjoy. Get your August produce before it’s gone! Here are some fresh foods to keep in mind when doing your August produce shopping:

Figs

There is nothing quite like the natural flavor and texture of a fresh fig.…

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This Weekend in Ocean County

August 29 & 30th Hit the beach! Whip out the tennis racquets, go for a hike – stay outside! It’s a beautiful weekend and September is already beginning next week. Besides doing all of those summer festivities that you want to squeeze in before fall, here are some other events going on in the area. […]

Back-To-School: Inside The Lunchbox!

Back-To-School: Inside The Lunchbox!

Packing lunches for your little ones is probably nothing new to many parents, however, this mundane task could end up being fun and creative for parents and will leave your children so excited for lunchtime. Here are some simple ideas to get the creativity flowing as everyone prepares for their last stop of back-to-school shopping – the supermarket! […]

Your Skin in the Summertime

Your Skin in the Summertime

Since we’re nearing the end of summertime, it’s important to focus on the largest and most important organ in our body since it has most likely spent a lot of time in the sun these past few months: our skin. During the summer, compared to the rest of the year from the salt water to the sun, our skin […]

Ocean County Events This Weekend

Ocean County Events This Weekend

August 22 and 23, 2015 Saturday and Sunday Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars at the BlueClaws stadium at First Energy Park in Lakewood. ‘For the ninth year in a row, the BlueClaws will host the Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars!, with four days of shows beginning August 20th.There will be shows at 4:30 […]

August Produce Guide: Your Local Farmer’s Markets

August Produce Guide: Your Local Farmer’s Markets

August Produce Guide Written by Jenni Maher August already? Summer is flying by way too fast! But it’s not too late to stock up on this month’s seasonal produce. As the summer winds down, now is a great time to visit your local farmer’s market to gather your favorite end-of-season produce. Better yet, check out […]

This Weekend in Ocean County

Events this weekend in Ocean County: August 15th and 16th Saturday and Sunday “Truck”erton Food Truck & Brew Fest 2015. “The Seaport will host 15-20 gourmet food trucks over the two days from all over the East Coast, bringing a flavor blast to the Jersey shore.” General admission, $8 and food prices set by vendors. More […]

Back-To-School: Studio 2 Hair Salon

Back-To-School: Studio 2 Hair Salon

Back-to-school haircuts are around the corner and local salon, Studio 2, in Point Pleasant, dedicates an entire 2 weeks of specials for this time of year (and also for parents too to spruce up their hair from those summertime hair stressors)! Celebrating their five-year anniversary earlier this year, Susan Bell of Bay Head and Susan […]

Tee Up for National Golf Month: Courses to Play In Ocean County

Tee Up for National Golf Month: Courses to Play In Ocean County

Happy National Golf Month! Golfers choose to learn and play this sport for many reasons – the fresh air, the sunshine, the ability to play anywhere around the world by yourself or with a group, and the ageless limit – just to name a few. A day of golfing or a golf outing is a special and […]

Bellarine Theatre Company Presents Legally Blonde

Bellarine Theatre Company Presents Legally Blonde

Bellarine Theatre Company’s mainstage production of “Legally Blonde” explodes onto the stage at Pinelands Regional High School to bring big time energy to the second half of summer. “Legally Blonde” is a musical adapted from the 2001 blockbuster film starring Reese Witherspoon and Luke Wilson. The musical debuted on Broadway in 2007 and was noted […]

Clam Festival at the Highlands

Clam Festival at the Highlands

What: The Clam Festival includes delicious seafood, along with beer, wine, and sangria. Blue-sky Amusements will set up the midway and the Paladin Amusements will provide a game court. When: Friday July 31, 2015 from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Saturday August 1st 12pm-11pm, Sunday August 2nd 12pm-8pm Where: Huddy Park, 301 Shore Drive, Highlands, NJ 07732 How: Free entry […]