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Geoffrey The Giraffe Has a New Home in New Jersey
I still think it is so sad that Toys R Us is no longer. I think we can all agree that a piece of our childhood has been ripped away.
The only good from this is that the Toys R Us mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe will be around to cheer-up sick kids...
Get Free Slurpees at 7-11 on Wednesday
Wednesday is July 11th, which is also 7-Eleven Day!
All 7-Eleven stores will be giving away free small Slurpees from 11a-7p.
They are also featuring a new flavor Slurpee...Cap'n Crunch's Crunch Berries which is available for a limited time...
Painful Clinging Jellyfish Reported at Tices Shoal
If you're like me and you like to go into the water at Tices Shoal...Be careful!
The Clinging Jellyfish was discovered in the Barnegat Bay this weekend. Approximately forty of them were spotted and two people were hospitalized due to its painful sting...
Check Out A Very Muddy Andy Chase at Rugged Maniac
I have had a very "messy' Summer so far!
Last week I was in a cheese eating competition at the Melting Pot in Red Bank, and a picture was taken of me with a lot of cheese not quite making it into my mouth.
This past weekend, I completed my first "Rugged Maniac" 5k run w…
[WATCH] Waterspout Today in Normandy Beach
The weather has been a little crazy today. We started with some strong thunderstorms this morning. It was hot and humid, and then more storms moved through the area which has cooled things off a bit, but also caused a water-spout right off the coast in Normandy Beach around 1:30
Once this nasty weath…
[WATCH] Americana Motel Sign Coming Down in Toms River
Say bye-bye to the Americana Motel in Toms River!
After multiple drug arrests at the motel back in November and various code violations by inspectors, the motel will be getting cleaned up and will be getting a new name.
The motel will be called The Parkway Motel...
[WATCH] Cheese Eating Competition at The Melting Pot
Friday was the Grand Opening of the Melting Pot in Red Bank. They are under new ownership, and to celebrate, they gave away free Fondue for a year and they held a "Cheese for Charity" Fondue eating competition which I participated in.
The winner of the competition was awarded $1000 …
Andy Chase is Eating Cheese for Charity on Friday at the Melting
The Melting Pot Restaurant is back in business at 2 Bridge Ave in Red Bank, and tomorrow (Friday 6/29) is their official grand opening at noon.
But before they start serving the delicious fondue to their customers once again, there will be a "Charity for Cheese" fondue eating contes…
BOGO at Starbucks This Friday
This Friday, June 29th, it's BOGO at Starbucks!
In case you are a little "out of the loop", BOGO means BY ONE, GET ONE free. So...This Friday from 3p-close buy-one-get-one-free grande or venti frappuccino blended beverage
All you have to do is be a rewards member at Starbucks to…
Check Out Aaron Judge Playing Catch with a Fan in the Stands
In between innings last night during the Yankees/Phillies game, Aaron Judge played catch with a lucky Yankees fan in the bleachers who was also wearing a "Judge" jersey.
What a classy move by Judge, where this memory will last a lifetime for the young kid...
Paint and Sip Lounge Opens in Downtown Toms River
If you like to paint, you're going to like this. If you like to drink, you're going to LOVE this!
Refresh Your Pallet has found a home in Downtown Toms River, and it looks like a fun activity to do with friends. You get to build and paint things...
Sports & Entertainment Complex Being Built Next To Great Adventur
A 150-acre project that will include a Hilton Hotel and sports and entertainment complex is going to be built next to Six Flags Great Adventure.
Developers plan to build an 89-foot-high, 117,000-square-foot sports bubble that will feature indoor turf fields; basketball or volleyball courts; laser tag…
Check Out the New Salty Whale & Guesthouse in Manasquan
The Salty Whale & Guesthouse on East Main Street in Manasquan has officially opened its doors just a few days ago.
The Manasquan Beach House (which was also O'Neill's) closed up a few months ago, and has been remodeled, and renovated as the Salty Whale with new ownership
They have a …
Popeyes Chicken in Toms River is Now OPEN
We were one of the first ones to report a while back that Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was coming to Toms River, and today they are officially open on Rt. 37 right next to Wolfie's Deli
I drove by this afternoon and there was a line of cars at the drive-thru...
Have Kegs of Wine Delivered To You This Summer
Thanks to Bridge Lane Wine in Long Island, you most probably will never run out of wine this Summer. But if you do, well, that's a whole other story!
They will ship a keg of wine right to your front door, or anywhere wine might be needed...
Where to Find Cotton Candy Grapes This Summer
If you have never tried Cotton Candy Grapes before, then you are definitely missing out. These grapes are amazing, and YES, they DO taste like Cotton Candy.
I don't how the people at Grapery have done it, but they should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize or something...
Get Free Tickets For NY Jets Training Camp This Summer
I know it's only June, but before you know it, football season will be here.
The New York Jets are holding a bunch of practices at their Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Floral Park, NJ that are open to the public and are free...
Starbucks Closing 150 Stores in 2019
No word at this time on which stores will be closing, but Starbucks will be closing 150 under-performing stores in 2019.
According to their website:
Starbucks is optimizing its U.S. store portfolio at a more rapid pace in FY19, including shifting new company-operated store growth to underpenetrated ma…
Check Out Time-Lapse Construction of Seaside Heights Boardwalk
I'm not sure why I haven't seen this before, but I saw it on Facebook today for the first time, and it's actually pretty cool.
This time-lapse video of the construction of the Seaside Heights Boardwalk after Hurricane Sandy destroyed it was captured by Earthcam between March 18th- May …
Health Improves For Wunder Wiener Owner Gerry LaCrosse
It's been a long seven days since an out of control SUV jumped a curb on Rt. 9 in Beachwood and crashed into Der Wunder Wiener building with owner Gerry LaCrosse inside leaving him in critical condition.
LaCrosse has already undergone several surgeries from the internal bleeding and damage to hi…