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New Jersey Lighthouses

Here’s an enlightening suggestion for a unique day trip: think lighthouses! New Jersey has many to explore, and they’re important and historic parts of our coastal heritage. You’ll appreciate the distinctive differences in the architecture and informative... Read More

Arcades Offer Entertainment Blast from the Past

In a world that is constantly progressing and modernizing with technology, it is refreshing to see that classic games are still being appreciated. At YESTERcades in Red Bank, guests feel as if they have been teleported into the past as they re-experience... Read More

Unplugging the Internet Generation

Welcome to Teen Scene. Each month, our young authors write, in their own voice, stories that will educate and inform fellow students and parents on a variety of topics. If you are a teen who would like to write your story, contact The Journal. We’ll... Read More

Whitewater River Excursions

With the arrival of June and the start of summer, there may be no better time to plan a day trip on the water – as in, an exciting whitewater river trip! Whether it’s a lazy tubing excursion or a more active ride in a kayak, canoe, or raft that you... Read More

Let’s Talk About Hazelnuts

June 1 is National Hazelnut Cake Day. Although we don’t give hazelnuts or hazelnut cake a lot of thought, the nuts that are the basis of this delicious cake have an interesting “nutty” history. A fascinating discovery was made in 1995 on an island... Read More

Pancakes Aplenty

Did you know there are countless possibilities when making pancakes? There are so many combinations, so many creative flavors you can invent, and so many breakfast and dinner meals you can craft – all with a little help from a book such as Pancakes... Read More

The Great Auditorium at Ocean Grove

(With special thanks to Darrell Dufresene and the Historical Society of Ocean Grove)   The entire town of Ocean Grove is a treasure trove of historic homes and architectural curiosities. It has the largest collection of Victoriana, or “painted... Read More

Charlie’s of Bay Head

Some places seem destined to hit the ground running. They have a perfect location, a built-in neighborhood crowd, a stylish, yet friendly design, and a block of positive opening reviews. Charlie’s of Bay Head is one of those places. It had all the right... Read More

Special Events for June 2017

June 8 through 11 2017 Bayshore Greek Festival – at Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Church, 20 Hillcrest Road, Holmdel. Fun for the whole family at this longstanding traditional favorite event, with Greek food and pastries, music and dancing, specialty... Read More