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Pace Yourself

Pace Yourself

 

BY ANGELA CIROALO, NIGHT AND DAY

 

RACE SEASON OPENS AT THE JERSEY SHORE

The month of April brings new buds to the trees and joy to the hearts of runners and walkers alike. Along with the spring season come fun-filled races and events for adults, couples, families and children. 

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Vic’s Celebrates 70 years

Vic’s Celebrates 70 years

 

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Vic’s Restaurant has been drawing generations to its Bradley Beach location since the 1940s. Keeping everything simple and homemade, customers can enjoy their favorite meal without any variations.

 

FAMILY HISTORY 

 

Vittorio “Vic” Giunco and his wife, Carmella, immigrated from Italy in 1910.

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Catch All The Madness

Catch All The Madness

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Catch all the madness this March with your favorite, brewor drink and dish right by your side, during this year’s NCAA Tournament. Your favorite local bars and restaurants are creating the best drink and food specials to make your trip to the Championship the best one yet.

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Icarus Brewing: The Community Brewery

Icarus Brewing: The Community Brewery

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Icarus Brewing, Lakewood’s first microbrewery, builds on a unique connection between craft beers and Greek mythology.

 

ICARUS, THE MYTH 

 

The brewery is named for the ill-fated character in Greek mythology, Icarus, who tried to escape an island by flying with wax-and-feather wings crafted by his father, Daedalus, but flew too close to the sun.

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Celebrating the Irish Spirit

Celebrating the Irish Spirit

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

A beloved local tradition continues with the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 5, stepping off at 12:30 p.m.

GRAND MARSHAL: ED DONOVAN 

This year’s parade grand marshal will be none other than Manasquan Mayor Ed Donovan. 

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‘Besties’ Getaway to Ocean Grove

‘Besties’ Getaway to Ocean Grove

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

Enjoy a weekend with your BFFs during Ocean Grove’s “Girlfriends Getaway Weekend,” Feb. 24 through 26.

 

GUIDE TO GIRLFRIENDS WEEKEND

 

Vicki Palmer, manager of the Ocean Plaza Hotel in Ocean Grove, started this event four years ago to liven up the offseason.

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‘Cheers to Beers’

‘Cheers to Beers’

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

The highly anticipated tradition of the Asbury Park Beerfest is back Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 and 29.

 

Sticking to the same format as previous years, the two-day, three-session event will take place inside Convention Hall in Asbury Park.

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A Pantry For The People

A Pantry For The People

BY LARISSA FORESE, NIGHT AND DAY

 

With devastation comes pleny of hope, thanks to The People’s Pantry in Toms River. Since 2012, the pantry ha sbeen a source for food and many other services.

 

STEMMING FROM THE STORM

 

With Superstorm Sandy disrupting the lives of many, the People’s Pantry started with the focus on food, furniture and other necessities that were washed away by the storm.

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