Spring 2014

How Do You Deal With Bugs This Time of Year?
If I had to pick a favorite time of year, it's definitely now - late spring and early summer. The temperatures are usually comfortable (ok, today is a bad example of that), and the days are nice and long. The only downside - bugs. Lots of them. Many people have their own strategies for dealing …
A Disco Legend in Asbury
On an absolutely perfect spring afternoon, the crowds were out at the beaches and boardwalks, and were treated to a retro gem from a disco queen.
Movie Review – Godzilla
I had high hopes for one of the first big blockbusters of the season, "Godzilla". I figured that, after the iconic monster's 1998 outing, that inadvertently turned into a bit of a comedy, that the writers, producers and director would make a point to keep this one suspenseful …
See What Was Left Behind On Our Beaches After Memorial Day
One thing that we struggle with every year here in Ocean County is the relationship with visitors. We love to have people come and see what we have to offer here at the shore, but we also expect visitors to treat our home as they would treat their own. As you can see in the photo above, that isn&apo…
Memorial Day Weekend in Ocean County – Stay or Go?
As we count down the days to Memorial Day weekend, we all know that we're also counting down the days to traffic, tourists, and crowds. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but it's also not everyone's cup of tea. So, as Memorial Day Weekend approaches, there are two main strategi…
Tell Us Your Home Allergy Remedies
It is definitely allergy season here in Ocean County. If your neighborhood is anything like mine, everything is covered in a light yellow dusting, and sneezing and nose blowing are the sounds of the season along with birds and other critters.
Aside from prescriptions and over the counter pills, a lot…
A Perfect Day for a Mother’s Day Photography Hike [Gallery]
Yesterday was an absolutely picture perfect day to do something outdoors for Mother's Day. So my mom and I took a hike through the woods surrounding Rutgers Gardens in New Brunswick. For one of the most congested parts of the state, you'd be surprised at the beautiful, quiet, and serene na…

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