Author: Lauren Payne

With clever cost-cutting ideas and just a few splurges, a Maplewood family updates their kitchen.

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Pick a plump one at this East Brunswick farm.

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The Channel Marker Café at the Ocean Beach marina in Lavallette stays open all year. It’s been rebuilt since Sandy, and remains popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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A U.K. couple transforms a century-old barn and outdated home into a modern-day farmhouse with English overtones.

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Her love of color matched only by her love of the hunt, New Jersey Monthly’s style editor reimagines a historic home with an unexpected vibe.

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The Ark Pub and Eatery in Point Pleasant Beach is a longtime local favorite, offering “You catch it! We cook it!” service if you call ahead.

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