June 2018: The Romantic Shore

In our annual Shore Guide, read about seven romantic beachside towns, take a tour of LBI, check out 15 primo places to grab a meal and watch the sunset, and more!

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Shore Guide

The Romantic Shore

Great getaways for you and your sweetie.

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15 Spectacular Spots for Sunset Dining Down the Shore

Shore spots to satisfy hunger and thirst and ease on down as the sun does the same.

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7 New Things to Check Out Down the Shore This Summer

Coastal towns freshen up with new rides, restaurants and places to stay.

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Catch a Show By the Seaside at These 10 Shore Theaters

Take in some culture this season at any of these excellent shore theaters

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The Laid-Back Luxuries of LBI

New Jerseyans in need of an island vacation need go no farther than this sliver of land in Ocean County. Come along with us and sample all there is to see and do at this great Garden State destination.

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Sailing After Sunset on the River Belle

Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage on the Manasquan River with River Belle cruises.

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Features

Hard Rock Casino is Upping the Ante in AC

In Atlantic City, two revived casino hotels bring the promise of fresh excitement to the Boardwalk.

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Southside Johnny is Still Having a Party

Southside Johnny stays close to his roots—musically, spiritually and geographically.

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Garden Variety

Ice Cream By the Roll

Rolled ice cream is made to order at a growing number of specialty shops around New Jersey. It’s also delicious.

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A Conversation with Lea Michele

Former Glee star Lea Michele talks about her Tenafly roots, her current tour with Darren Criss, her love of Barbra Streisand and her favorite Jersey restaurant.

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Sun’s Out Fun’s Out: 10 Books to Read This Summer

Summer reading isn’t just for students. Whether you’re at the pool or down the Shore, these books by New Jersey writers will make the perfect companion.

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Stacey’s Surf & Paddle is a Surf Camp That’s Turning the Tide

Stacey Marchel lauched Stacey’s Surf & Paddle in Margate to offer surf coaching to children and adults alike.

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Who You Gonna Call? Ring Finders!

Lost something precious at the Shore? Never fear, the New Jersey chapter of Ring Finders is here to help you with all your missing jewelry needs.

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Eat & Drink

Low Country High: Modine in Asbury Park

Inspired by a resilient grandma and a six-month tour of the South, a couple adds breadth to a top dining scene.

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Sippers, Your Trail Awaits

Catch some sun and some suds on these brewery trails.

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Head For Hackettstown: James on Main

Hackettstown, in rural Warren County, is known largely for its fish hatchery and manufacture of M&Ms. But the food at chef Bill Van Pelt’s two-year-old New American restaurant, James on Main, provides more than reason enough to go.

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Bob Platzer on Going From Dishwasher to Mogul

Drawn to the toil no less than the glamour, Bob Platzer built an $85 million business on pleasing folks like himself.

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Searching For a Signature Style: Farmhouse in Cherry Hill

The 1859 farmhouse that for years held La Campagne restaurant in Cherry Hill has been renovated by new owners and renamed Farmhouse. It’s tapping local farms and waters for produce and seafood, but so far settling on a signature cooking style has proven to be a bit more challenging.

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A Modern Day Sea Shanty: Back Bay Ale House in Atlantic City

Great sunsets along with a hearty sampling of seafood dishes at this charming Atlantic City spot.

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Home & Garden

Reaching New Heights in Sea Bright

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

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Style & Shopping

Tastemakers: The Geschardts And Their Technicolor Textiles

Bring it on! Intense color and bold patterns decorate this Morristown design duo’s new retail showroom.

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Make A Splash with These 6 Summery Items

Poolside or shore side, dive into these swimmingly cool items and let the summer fun begin.

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Only in New Jersey with Steve Adubato

Shore Businesses are Standing Tall

Six years after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Shore businesses reflect on their painful recovery.

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Exit Ramp

A Redhead’s Guide to Surviving the Sun

For this natural redhead, a trip to the Shore is no day at the beach.

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