I grew up in Hightstown NJ. Just about a 15-mile drive to Great Adventure and a 40-minute drive to the beaches of the Jersey Shore, two places I spent most of my childhood summers. Long days on the beach were spent in Seaside Heights consisting of body surfing in waves what felt like 100 feet high, a packed lunch and the anticipation of dinner on the boardwalk. To this day, there is nothing like a Midway hot grilled sausage link, split in half and cradled by a soft long roll, layered with peppers and onions.
Rich De Sisto
5 Incredible New Jersey Stories to Binge Before “Many Saints”
As we all wait patiently to catch the much-anticipated release of The Many Saints of Newark, there are a handful of other New Jersey spotlighted stories that deserve your attention.
This Burger Giant May Have Just Invented The Best French Fries
“Would you like fries with that?” Everyone has been asked that question one time or another. The answer is usually “yes”. Sometimes with no hesitation. The real question is when it comes to your favorite fast-food joint, whose fries are your favorite.
More Beer Being Poured And Tastings In Asbury Park
Did you hear?! The Asbury Park Brewery is relocating! CEO and founder Jeff Plate said that they are looking to open the doors to their new location by year's end. Since 2006, the original location on Sewell Avenue was where you could enjoy some of their branded suds from their infamous loading dock. But since November 2020, they ceased operation due to the pandemic and have plans to move the "tasting room" part of the business to a new location.
Experience One Last Kid Crazy Time At A NJ FUN Waterpark
I LOVE the Summer! The end-August was always a sad time for me as a kid. (Almost as much now). This means the summer is almost over. Not only would the warm weather soon change to cooler temperatures of the fall, but I had to focus on returning to school. Say nothing about the upcoming winter months, and the sun setting earlier and earlier in the day. YUCK!
Netflix Binge: New Developments! Residents Watch Ft Monmouth Sale
Earlier this month, I wrote about the announcement that the Mega Parcel site on the property of Fort Monmouth was up for sale. Read it here.
Caution! A New Law In NJ Gives Pedestrians And Cyclists More Power
Let me just preface this article by saying…as a motorist, a cyclist, and at one time a moped owner, I understand the rationale of being courteous to others on the road and trying and practice a high level of etiquette. Unfortunately, I think it is safe to say everyone has experienced a time when someone who shares the road by other means of transportation, has not extended the same amount of courtesy.
Sea Hear Now? Nope! Not A Chance If You’re Not Vaccinated
Big beach concerts at the Jersey Shore have become the norm in recent years. The artists and their genre of music have attracted thousands of fans from around the world. When the pandemic hit, everything stopped.
No Passport Needed: Enjoy The Undeniable Islands Of New Jersey
There are plenty of island destinations you can pin on the map. Some may become a bucket list vacation spot. The chances of you actually visiting these tropical locations could end up being a challenge. Something will ultimately get in the way; your job; your family; money!
A Good Bet? Barstool Sports Sportsbook Coming To New Jersey
Dave Portnoy, founder of Barstool Sports and infamous pizza reviewer can now say he’s been to the Jersey Shore. After several visits this summer, the self-proclaimed "El Presidente" came to grade some of our best pizzerias. In a recent pizza review video, he said,
CHEERS: Frasier Is Back At The Bar This Time in Asbury Park NJ
Last night. the Asbury Ale House was not the scene of a “Cheers” or “Frasier” reunion, but the location where actor Kelsey Grammer was a celebrity bartender.
Stugots, Think You Can Win At Soprano’s Monopoly, Fuggedaboutit
The game of Monopoly has been in my family for as long as I can remember. We pulled that game box off the shelf so many times. Whether it was a rainy day, or more recently friends turned it into a drinking game. You can literally turn anything into a drinking game.
NERF Dart Fun For Kids Available At New Jersey And Hawaii Mall
The NERF brand has been around for years. It’s actually an acronym for “non-expanding recreational foam” In fact, the very first product made from “safe foam” was in 1969. It was marketed as the “The World’s first official indoor ball.” Something the Brady Kids wish they had.