Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, June 2-4, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, June 2

  • Lions’ Strawberry Fair (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • The Midtown Men at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • & Juliet by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • The Ballad of Little Jo at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Paintings by Jason Stewart (Lincroft) – MORE INFO
  • Monmouth Civic Chorus Northern Lights (Colts Neck) – MORE INFO
  • The Challenges of Downsizing (Shrewsbury) – MORE INFO

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Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2017

By Greg Kelly

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Friday, May 26

  • Manasquan Spring Sidewalk Sale – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf Course at MP (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Tours (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • & Juliet by NJ Repertory Company (Long Branch) – MORE INFO
  • Sandy Hook Stars and Satellites – MORE INFO

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How Lakewood became a worldwide destination for Orthodox Jews | Di Ionno

It is Friday in Lakewood. A few thousand young men in black suits and wide-brimmed black hats are rushing toward Beth Medrash Govoha (BMG), the world’s largest yeshiva outside of Israel. Parking in the vicinity of the school is as impossible as finding a spot in Hoboken or Jersey City. Students circle in their Toyotas, Nissans… Read the rest of this entry »

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Legendary Shore restaurant up for sale

The Circus Drive-in, Wall, the state’s most iconic drive-in restaurant and a Shore landmark for 60-plus years, is up for sale. “The phone has been ringing off the hook today,” said Gerard Norkus of Wien Real Estate. “I’ve never seen anything like this.” A ‘for sale’ sign appeared on the 1.64-acre property about a week ago,… Read the rest of this entry »

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Whales ring in the new year at the Jersey Shore and in the East River

BELMAR — One of the world’s largest mammals rang in the new year in the chilly waters of New York and New Jersey. A large whale, believed to be a humpback, was spotted surfacing and spraying water out of its blowhole in the East River near Gracie Mansion on New Year’s Eve, according to the New… Read the rest of this entry »

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Snowy Owls Making Another Winter Appearance On NJ Beaches

2249For the fourth winter in a row, snowy owls from the Canadian tundra have migrated to the beaches of New Jersey. Experts say the birds are not regular migrants but make the trip when populations of lemmings and other small rodents drop in the Arctic along with the numbers of fish and birds that the owls… Read the rest of this entry »

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WATCH: Humpback whale spotted off Jersey Shore

assetcontentSEASIDE PARK — A videographer using a drone captured an awe-inspiring sight this week — a humpback whale gracefully plying the waters off the Jersey Shore. The video, uploaded to social media Wednesday, was shot by Eric Wojciechowski, who has posted panoramic Shore videos in the past. In 2014, he captured a rare water spout forming.… Read the rest of this entry »

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Proof of comet impact found at Jersey Shore, researchers say

assetcontentA team of American researchers believes they found evidence of a comet that slammed into the Earth about 10 million years after the dinosaurs went extinct — at the Jersey Shore. The impact would have created a period with the closest climate to our current man-made global warming, scientists say. In a paper published in “Science… Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Hermine could be such a “freak show” of a storm for N.J.

21041667-mmmainThe Jersey Shore is once again in trouble, and if it seems officials are having difficulty communicating why, it’s with good reason. We’ve never seen anything quite like Hermine. There’s Sandy, of course, but that storm barreled into the coast with reckless abandon. There’s Irene or Floyd, but those zipped through New Jersey leaving a greater… Read the rest of this entry »

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Dangerous water conditions at Shore as week begins on hot note

assetContent (10)The last unofficial week of summer is shaping up as mainly dry and begins on a hot note in New Jersey on Monday. Expect sunny skies and temperatures to climb into the low 90s in interior sections of the state, the National Weather Service says. Recalling Irene 5 years later At the shore, temps will be… Read the rest of this entry »

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