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October 3, 2022

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Oct. 3, 2022 - Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of the Traveling tasters that visited and voted for the restaurants on the Chowder trail all September long. Traveling Tasters had until Sept 30 to vote for their favorites in the red, white, and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - For the first time in five years, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band returns to the Northeast on tour, performing a free 7:30 p.m. concert on Oct. 27, 2022, at the Jo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center at Hammarskjold Upper Elementary School. Organizers from ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The 15th annual Randolph Township Country Fair is coming up on Saturday, September 24, 2022 in Veterans Community Park 11 am- 6 pm. For information on all activities and vendors, check out the program guide .

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SHIP BOTTOM - The first LBI Fall Fest is coming on October 22, 2022 to Ship Bottom between 18 and 22nd Streets in the cut-out off of Long Beach Boulevard. The event is free to the public for a time of family fun! There will be vendors, police cars, live music from Fritz Electric, a car show, and ...

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BELMAR, NJ— Lovers of ‘The Old Country’ needn’t fret, for the Feast Of San Gennaro will be returning to Belmar for its 10th year this weekend, Sept. 17 and 18. Residents can once again indulge with all things Italian including delicious food and dazzling crafts. Additionally, participants can enjoy ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- There’s no shortage of things to do this weekend in Millburn. Rocktoberfest kicks off at noon at Taylor Park and goes till 10 p.m. There’s also After Party Music at 10 p.m. on Main Street. The event showcases over 20 Music Bands/Solo Artists playing on 2 stages throughout the day ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison's 47th Annual Bottle Hill Day will take place on October 1, 2022. The event will run from 10am - 5pm, rain or shine. There will be over 6 blocks of food, four stages for entertainment, 225 plus vendors, explained councilman Hoover during Monday's council meeting. There will ...

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Here are the Top 5 tips and tricks we suggest for the perfect vacation pic: 1. Take photos during Magic Hour, mother nature’s natural lighting before sunset and after sunrise 2. Pack a travel tripod for the perfect group pic, as well as a stable video! 3. Horizontal videos and photos look ...

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Below is a hint of what you may see at Holmdel's Haunt O' Ween Bell Works location:  HOLMDEL, NJ: Forget about being excited that pumpkin spice flavor starts August 30, at Starbucks...something really Halloween-BIG is coming to town! Like 9 Halloween Worlds with a fall carnival and circus ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The views available at the Paterson Great Falls this weekend will be out of this world, literally.  On Sunday, August 28, the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park will be an official NASA host site for celebrating some of the first images taken by the James Webb Space ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ras Ujimma Parris and the members of Black Circle Symphony showed up last week for a gig in a nearby town. No one told them the audience was a bunch of 5-year-olds. Undaunted, they launched into their Caribbean rhythms and soon had the kids deliriously dancing around. “You ...

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NEW JERSEY — There are 564 municipalities in New Jersey and according to Travel + Leisure, there are 12 best small ones. The magazine, in it's list of "Best Small Towns" included  Montclair, Millburn, Ridgewood, Red Bank, West Cape May and Flemington. For the full roundup, click here.  

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St.Pete, Beach, FL. - Brandon Grimshaw - an Englishman in Africa, was under forty years old. He left his job as a newspaper editor in Tanzania and started a new life.He bought a tiny island called Moyenne in the Seychelles for $13,000 and moved there for the rest of his life. He met his friend ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh shared in greater details on Monday Paterson’s plans to expand the Great Falls National Historic Park with a $7.9 million Riverwalk.  The 2.5-acre expansion will allow visitors to stroll along the Passaic River among the ruins of a dye factory, silk mill, and ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Garret Mountain Reservation was flowing with families and children as the Passaic County Fair kicked off on Thursday.  Attendees could be seen playing carnival games; riding rides such as the Ferris Wheel and Seven Seas, a fan favorite event; visiting food vendors of all ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - The Long Beach Township administration adopted an Emergency Declaration and Order signed by Mayor Joseph Mancini and Police Chief Kevin Mahon. In summary, the declaration states: A. All persons 17 and under shall not be permitted outside upon a public street, avenue, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair will open tonight Friday, August 5 at 5:00 at 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Tonight, Arena Rock, a cover band that performs hits from Boston, Journey, Pat Benatar, AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Styx, Aerosmith, Rush, Foreigner, Queen, takes the main ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ – The New Jersey Sunflower Trail at Von Thun Farms is a must-visit summer destination in the tri-state area. Located in the scenic rolling hills of Warren County, the sunflower trail is open daily through Labor Day, 9 – 5 on weekends and 10 – 5 on weekdays. The farm has eight ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The 14th annual Coquina Jam - an all women's surf competition with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Jetty Rock Foundation and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation kicks off on Sunday. The event is held to support women, children and families affected by a Cancer ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair returns to East Brunswick from Monday to Sunday, August 1-7, and, as always, ends with two nights of joyous explosions of fireworks. Calling all 4 - 11 yr olds--now is your chance to reign over the Middlesex County Fair. If you are interested in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Get ready to celebrate all things Italian! The St. Ann Italian Street Festival will run from July 22 through July 26 at the grounds of St. Ann Catholic Church, 704 Jefferson Street. What began in 1910 as a way for Italian immigrants to continue beloved traditions, as well as ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The All-American Boys Chorus make a stop in Montclair to perform on Thursday, July 14, at 7PM at St. Paul's Baptist Church, organizer's announced.  The free event, located at 119 Elm Street, will also include a special guest performance by Jazz House Kids.  According to ...

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BELMAR, NJ—Palace-like sandcastles? Animated characters brought to life on the beach? Hours of meticulous carving, shaping, and decoration? It must be time for the beloved Belmar Sandcastle Contest.  The 35th Annual Belmar Sandcastle Contest will take place this upcoming Wednesday, July 13th.

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TRENTON, NJ — Three-days of events chock full of American history are set to take place right in our backyard this weekend with “Liberty Weekend” in Trenton. While the iconic vision of Washington crossing the Delaware in 1776 is etched into the minds of Americans, many do not know how his ...

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Summer travel is already in full swing and Independence Day will be no exception as AAA predicts 47.9 million people in the U.S. will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend (June 30 – July 4). This is an increase of 3.7% over 2021, bringing travel volumes just shy of those seen ...

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Hit new and familiar sights as you explore the local culinary scene of the Chowder Capital of NJ. The LBI Region Chowder Trail spotlights unique restaurants all through September and ends with a free fest on October 1. The event organizer, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce volunteer ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - Registration is now open for the 14th annual Coquina Jam - an all women's surf competition with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Jetty Rock Foundation and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The event is held to support women, children and families affected by a ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America. The members of the chamber recognize the ...

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Spread the Word!!! Taco Palooza - Hopatcong is this Saturday, June 18! Who wants to attend The Best Fiesta of the Summer?! Plus its a Benefit for Hopatcong PBA, Special Olympics & Hopatcong Smile GET YOUR TICKET NOW: just-jersey-fest.ticketleap.com/taco-palooza/ Featuring: Gourmet Tacos ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The East Hanover PBA is hosting a food truck and fireworks festival on Saturday, June 11th. The event will be held at Lurker Park on Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover from 12 noon - 9pm.  There will be a Bon Jovi Cover band performing at 7pm!    

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