Tag Archives: Asbury Park Boardwalk

November 04

FIRST AVE. PAVILION MURAL 5 YEARS IN THE MAKING: TAKE A FIRST LOOK HERE

Check out the unnamed multi-media mural, inspired by a 1700’s map that will soon encompass the 20″ by 30″ wall of the First Avenue Pavilion in between the Watermark entrance and Stella Marina restaurant…

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July 05

WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE NORTH EATS FOOD TRUCK PARK EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT

What you want to know about America’s first oceanfront food truck park, now open in Asbury Park…

October 11

“LIKE A BIG THEME PARTY”: FIFTH ANNUAL ZOMBIE WALK TAKES ASBURY PARK

Sports stars, jilted brides, superheroes and thousands more of the exceedingly pale and hollow-eyed were all counted at the fifth annual New Jersey Zombie Walk in Asbury Park on Oct. 6. “It is like a big theme party,” said Chris Pennington of Middletown who came to the city with five zombie friends.  “This is our […]

December 22

HURRICANE IRENE, ATP FESTIVAL, ZOMBIES & MORE MEMORIES FROM 2011

Locals share their favorite memories and moments of 2011, below.  And huge thanks to our city’s preeminent historian, Helen Chantal Pike, for taking the time to also write about memories in Pike on the Park, her smart blog. “Waking up the Sunday morning of the Hurricane to ‘see what happened’ while I tried to sleep.  When I […]

October 27

ZOMBIE WALK 2011: HELP THE ORGANIZER GET HIS BLOODY PROPS!

Another stellar turnout for Zombie Walk 2011.  Cheers to Jason Meehan and team for transforming an average off-season Asbury Park weekend into the only place to be for thousands of undead and the people who love them. Let the lobbying begin – give Jason Meehan the damn recognition he deserves for his year-round tireless work to make […]

September 15

“THE BEST WORK FROM THE MOST ACCLAIMED”: Sea.Hear.Now EXHIBITION

This weekend’s pop-up art exhibition on the boardwalk pays homage to our ocean and the sport of surfing, featuring nationally recognized and burgeoning artists’ work. SEA.HEAR.NOW, curated by Tim Donnelly, Brett Schillaci, Tim Sramowicz (Rebearth Art Supply) and Damien Hiller, is a special collection of art in a variety of media, including the unveiling of […]

August 04

THE ULTIMATE JERSEY SHORE POP CULTURE REFERENCE: ‘JERSEY GIRLS’ AUTHORS BOOK SIGNING

Jersey Girls, with a brashy mix of vintage and modern photography and shout-outs to genuine Jersey Girl style (“The bigger the hair, the closer to God”) is the ultimate pop culture coffee table book that rescues the shore from the wanna-be’s and train wrecks (see MTV’s “Jersey Shore”) and restores statewide diva dignity, from the beaches […]

August 04

“PRETTY, PRETTY!”: FLOWERING PLANTERS COMING TO BOARDWALK

The Asbury Park Beautification Project will host its second benefit next Saturday (Aug. 13) to continue raising funds for the planters and foliage the organization plans to install on the boardwalk in 2012. “I want to bring the ‘park’ back to Asbury Park,” said Steven Brunner, founder of the Beautification Project.  “Our first project is […]