Author: Bill Kent

A day on Chicken Bone Beach might yield an encounter with Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, or Sammy Davis Jr.

Seen in: Beaches, Jersey Shore

Mr. Peanut was born in 1916, when Virginia schoolboy Antonio Gentile won $5 for his winning sketch of a peanut with a face, arms, and legs in a nationwide contest sponsored by the Planters Nut and Chocolate Company.

Seen in: Jersey Shore, Shore News