Gavin DeCapua with his two children, Kyle and Jenna.  DeCapua and his family have managed the concession stand at the Allenhurst Beach Club for 17 seasons. August 21

SNACK ATTACK IN ALLENHURST: SMALL BIZ OWNER’S 17 SEASON STORY + 3 OF THE MOST POPULAR BEACH CONCESSIONS

For 17 seasons, Gavin DeCapua has managed the concession stand at the Allenhurst Beach Club. Learn how he runs a weather-dependent business like a machine and why some call him “the best around…”

Janine Cinseruli, owner of Sea Grass Restaurant, throws the first pitch of the 2014 Peabody Massachusetts Little League season.  In 1974, after a landmark ruling, Cinseruli was the first-ever female Little League player. August 07

RE-READ THE ARTICLE THAT STARTED A WAVE OF PUBLICITY: LITTLE LEAGUE’S HISTORIC CURVE BALL THROWN BY LOCAL WOMAN

As the 75th Anniversary season of Little League begins, there is one woman to thank for ensuring girls everywhere get their turn at bat. It happened 40 years ago…

At Porta, quality trumps everything else. August 07

MOST POPULAR LOCAL PIZZA TOPPINGS + YOU WILL NEVER GUESS THE TOPPING THAT’S GAINING POPULARITY FAST

An unscientific survey of area pizza chefs detail the most popular toppings as well as some surprises…

Senator Cory Booker inspired a crowd Friday at a private fundraiser. July 31

CORY BOOKER SHINES FOR MONMOUTH CTY. DEMS. + 2 FUN THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT OUR SENATOR

Senator Booker was in the area last week. After he gave an amazing speech, he entertained two silly questions…

Part of a 1925 real estate brochure for the Colonial Terrace section of Ocean Township.  Click here for the complete brochure. (Courtesy CTPA.org) July 25

COLONIAL TERRACE LAUNCHES BRANDING INITIATIVE + A 1925 REAL ESTATE BROCHURE YOU HAVE TO SEE

Colonial Terrace, a section of Ocean Township, is about to make its ‘prime time’ debut almost 100 years after it was first developed. Learn how and why…

Asbury Park Mayor Myra Campbell  has, what she refers to as a "parking perk," from the city while on official business. But what are the limits and is she breaking the law? July 22

MAJOR UPDATE TO ORIGINAL STORY / THE ONLY PHOTOS: AP MAYOR’s SOLUTION TO BEACHFRONT PARKING ISSUES – FIND OUT WHAT A JUDGE SAID…

Images taken in December and January and obtained by TheBPlot and The Coaster last week show Mayor Campbell – while conducting city business – has found her own controversial solution to beachfront parking. The mayor has repeatedly chosen to park on a pedestrian walkway, near a standpipe (fire hydrant) and at least once in front of a emergency exit for the Paramount Theater, Grand Arcade and Convention Hall.

New parking rules are in effect for RV's and other larger vehicles in Ocean Township. July 17

NEW OCEAN TOWNSHIP PARKING RULES IN APPROX. 100 WORDS

New parking rules are in effect throughout Ocean Township. Here’s what you need to know in about 100 words…

Truman the pit bull loves the view from Navesink Twin Lights. July 17

3 OVERLOOKED STAYCATION DESTINATIONS WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF OUR AREA

Thirty minutes or less from our area, there are many original and inspiring things to see and do. Here are three….

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