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The Shrimp Box: Where everybody knows his name

The Shrimp Box: Where everybody knows his name

BY SAMANTHA MATTHEWS, NIGHT AND DAY

 

It is far from surprising that for Steven Hirzel standing behind a bar and talking to people is the exact location where he finds himself most comfortable.

 

“I feel like as soon as I was tall enough to stand behind [a bar] I was pouring coffee at the local breakfast spot for quarters with my mother working alongside me,” recalls Hirzel.

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Tattoos & Body Art From Top Notch Tattooers

Tattoos & Body Art From Top Notch Tattooers

BY SAMANTHA MATTHEWS, NIGHT AND DAY

 

OLD GLORY TATTOO COMPANY – ASBURY PARK

 

Chris Strangebreu opened the doors of Old Glory Tattoo Co. as a two-station shop in Asbury Park five years ago come July. Currently there are four tattooers including Strangebreu, but there are also frequent guest artists visiting from all over the country.

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Calling All Wizards, Witches & Magical Creatures

Calling All Wizards, Witches & Magical Creatures

BY SAMANTHA MATTHEWS, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Have your wands at the ready because the Hogwarts Express and the Knight Bus are taking detours from their usual routes to stop in Asbury Park.

 

ALL ABOARD A MAGICAL RIDE

 

On Saturday, June 10, wizards, witches and magical creatures will flock the streets of Asbury Park, or perhaps overhead for those arriving on broomstick.

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Run For Cover Rocks All Genres

Run For Cover Rocks All Genres

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Jersey Shore’s “premier party band,” Run For Cover, is a compilation of musicians from all over New Jersey playing the hottest hits.

 

BUILDING THE BAND

 

Tony Nugent, drums and vocals, and John Rumplasch, vocals, started out playing in Goodfellas, a Jersey Shorebased cover band.

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Fatback Keeps the Jersey Shore Funky

Fatback Keeps the Jersey Shore Funky

 

BY SAMANTHA MATTHEWS, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Fatback is not another ’90s cover band playing the same songs as every other group. According to Mike O’Keeffe, a core band member, one of the things band members pride themselves on is that they are veteran musicians who have been making music for a long time.

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