Author: Lauren Payne

Near-invisible invaders can make life painful for bay swimmers.

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A Shore resident’s love of the coast leads to a unique home-decor shop in Brick.

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Whether you’re craving quiet indulgence or merriment and mimosas, NJ offers an array of spas to elevate your mood and improve your well-being.

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A Manhattan couple builds a sun-filled beach retreat in Sea Bright with a 360-degree view.

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Here's where to unwind as the sun does the same.

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This picturesque Monmouth County borough takes its name from a spring-fed lake in the heart of town, a few blocks from the beach. Not your typical beach town, Spring Lake is notable for its manicured lawns and stately Victorian homes. It also boasts wide beaches and a two-mile boardwalk. Third Avenue, the borough’s commercial center, buzzes with boutiques, pizza parlors and ice cream joints. It makes for great people watching.

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Many Jersey homeowners are enjoying success as Airbnb hosts. Here’s how to turn your home or apartment into a cash cow.

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The North Bergen loft, a two-story, light-filled condo with its own parking, is convenient to shopping, a gym, and most importantly, a shuttle bus to Manhattan.

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These services do it all to maintain sparkly fresh Shore homes and rentals.

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