Arts & Entertainment

June 21, 2021

BRANT BEACH — Long Beach Township's Summer Beach Concert Series returns in 2021. The first concert is Sunday, June 27 at 1 p.m. featuring Chris Fritz and the Impulsives.  The concerts take place at the 68th Street Ocean Beach in Brant Beach.  Below is the summer schedule: June 27: Chris ...

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BARNEGAT — Barnegat officials have announced that the town will be hosting Barnegat Fireworks on July 2.   The event will take place on the campus of Barnegat High School. See the flyer below for additional information.   

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — The Tide Table Group has a lot of entertainment action this weekend. Friday, 10 p.m. Old Causeway:  DC Duo Friday, 6 p.m. Bird and Betty's: DJ Funk on the Deck Friday, 9 p.m.  Bird and Betty's:  Elovators   Saturday, 10 p.m. Old Causeway:  Escape ...

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STAFFORD — Looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer or in need of childcare? Main Street Alliance Church at 1000 N. Main Street in Manahawkin is offering a day camp this summer. Not only will the children have a great time, they will also learn valuable life lessons on character ...

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LBI Region, NJ - There were plenty of smiles as the members of the Southern Ocean Chamber of Commerce welcomed summer with a night out for their families, co workers and colleagues at Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven on May 26. Over 435 members registered to the chamber's "Get ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is gearing up for summer and the Memorial Day weekend's lineup is listed below.  Bird and Betty's is reopening on Thursday. May 27. Bird and Betty's is featuring a new deck, new menu items and new signature cocktails. The dance floor is ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Here are some photos from the 2021 Southern Regional High School Junior and Senior proms from this past weekend. JUNIOR PROM                                           Donovan Drew & ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ — Southern Regional High School Junior Prom is this Friday, May 21 and Senior Prom this Saturday, May 22. Both proms are taking place on the football field under a big tent to abide by current COVID-19 restrictions.  Parents and students: share your photos with us to be ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is gearing up for summer and this weekend's lineup is listed below.   Wednesday, May 19:  Old Causeway 6 p.m.  Fritz Acoustic Thursday, May 20:  Black Whale Bar and Fish House, Beach Haven 7 p.m.  Chris Fritz Friday, May 21: ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – A Car and Truck Show co-sponsored by the Barnegat Recreation Department, the Sentimental Car Club, Barnegat-Waretown Chamber of Commerce attracted 92 classic vehicle owners this weekend.   For the first time in the competition’s history, a Barnegat resident walked away with the ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy announced the Your Voice, Your Shot video contest that urges New Jersey residents to share why they and others are getting vaccinated. The contest calls for compelling, creative, and captivating videos, and a number of finalists will be chosen. The public will then ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — As Barnegat budding author Andrew Gibson continues to put the final touches on his real-life “traumedy,” he's asking for help from the community. Gibson actually coined the term “traumedy” as a new book genre, lacing unmistakable ill effects of trauma with a comedic ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!" Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life.  Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book ...

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Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses LONG BRANCH, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law S-3521, which provides $15 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for arts and cultural venues throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators Joseph ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ — Easter Sunday represents a time for those who believe in Jesus Christ to celebrate His resurrection. The occasion also comes with some inexplicable customs. First, the not so unusual -- generations of children and their parents dressed up for Easter to head to church.

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The competition starts off fierce for nine Ocean County pooches nominated the 2021 Hero Dog Awards. They join a pack of more than 400 other heroic dogs, vying for the “top dog” crown. This year marks the eleventh annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards®, an event sponsored by ...

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WARETOWN, NJ — Building snow sculptures appears to be serious business to Ocean Township residents.  A repeat performance of an annual contest brought in over 35 entries this year. “The Township is proud to announce the winners of our snowman contest for the 2020-2021 season,” shared Diane B.

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JERSEY SHORE, NJ — Four Jersey Shore restaurants are vying for bragging rights in Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s TopCookie dessert competition this week to raise support for local Girl Scouts. Two awards are at stake – the TopCookie Award, chosen by a panel of judges led by celebrity Chef ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Over 200 votes came in to select the winning Barnegat snowman out of 32 entries. The first place prize winner took an overwhelming majority, with others also getting high marks after the tally of ballots. Shannon Sukovich told us her son Oliver “Ollie” designed the “snow lady,” ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With each holiday's arrival, one constant in Bloomfield is an imaginative scene on display in front of 226 Lakewood Drive   From elaborate Christmas displays to an essential workers tribute during the pandemic, resident James Joanow utilizes mannequins to help celebrate the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Trenton City Hall posed as the United States Capitol recently as TV star Patrick Dempsey and the crew of the upcoming CBS program "Ways and Means" In looking for a location to shoot the political drama, the show re-imagined the Town Hall in the New Jersey Capitol as the Capitol in ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - This Thursday, Middlesex County officials got to meet Chris Meloni and some Law and Order: Organized Crime crew members as they set up to film at the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Training Center in Edison. Filming gave some locals a behind-the-scenes look at the ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – The Barnegat Recreation Department received 32 creative entries for its snowman building contest. Who better to judge the works of art – than you? The public has until Monday, March 15, 2021 to cast their ballots for the best Barnegat Snowman. Communities that Cares plans to ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – The weather once served as the only reason for canceling or postponing popular events in Ocean Township. Along came the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a threat that continues to impact local happenings. The Easter Egg Hunt at the Waretown Lake gathered children of all ages and had a ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Count Basie Center for the Arts has announced the opening of submissions for its ‘Arts Madness’ talent tournament. The program was launched last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was so successful that the Count Basie and sponsor Bank of America will make it an ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Before he even hit his fifth birthday, Nicholas Carmino discovered he loved art. Now 13, the Barnegat teen entrepreneur believes there’s a market for his paintings. With a few sales already under his belt, Nicholas launched his online gallery on Instagram this week. His portraits ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Grey's Anatomy alumni Patrick Dempsey is in Morristown this upcoming week. Eye Productions Inc. of Brooklyn will be filming a pilot episode for a new CBS series called "Ways & Means" of which Dempsey has a starring role.  Dempsey is also an Executive Producer of the new ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Rock legends and New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi represented their home state at the Inauguration Day festivities for President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Jan. 20.  The Boss kicked off the show with an acoustic version of "Land of Hope and Dreams." ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- New Jerseyan rockers Bruce Springsteen adn Jon Bon Jovi is among numerous stars from the entertainment world who will perform during Joe Biden's Inauguration TV Special that will take place instead of a traditional Inaugural Ball. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - Long Beach Island natives, Rob and Jane Romanowski are proud to announce the launch of Queen City Cycle Boat, making its debut for the 2021 season. The Queen City Cycle Boat will be Jersey Shore's first and original pedal powered party boat, the Beach Haven couple told ...

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