Summer NJ celebrates all things New Jersey in the summer time! Lifestyle, home repairs, building, landscaping, renovation, health, wellness, fashion, day trips, vacations, hiking, shopping, dining, relaxing, hanging out!
This new publication gives great ideas, expert advice and local resources.
It is cold and grey and 35 degrees outside, but this artwork from Beach Town Posters reminds me that summer is just around the corner. Check them out at www.beachtownposters.com. Stone Harbor, Cape May, LBI are just a few that are part of the extensive inventory.
Design NJ magazine gets a nice national shout out when publisher Tammy Keck Grillo and her family were featured in this HP video launched on Black Friday. Thanks to photographer Pat Burke, frequent contributor to Design NJ, for her participation. Score one for the small regional publishing companies!
youtube.com hp.com/go/inreallife: The family that plays together, stays together. See how the busy Grillo family keeps connected—and has fun—between work, school and hom...
This little nugget of info from today's paper got a chuckle from the staff.
app.com A clothing company is offering money to Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and his fellow 'Jersey Shore' cast members -- so they'll stop wearing the brand on the show. Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
So today was National Rum Day....who knew? Sorry to have missed it...wonder if you can celebrate a belated National Rum Day?
What's your favorite summer rum drink?
drinks.seriouseats.com Scorpion: This recipe makes individual servings, but you might be tempted to fill your biggest punchbowl with this sweet-tart-boozy mixture.
Who knows the tomoato better than a cook from NJ?
Let's help this NJ Farmers Market claim the top prize. Voting closes at midnight tonight.
greatbarngiveaway.com Great Barn Giveaway -
[08/09/11] What is your favorite way to spend a rainy summer day?
Nothing says summer like a Beach Cruiser.
Retro styling and fun to ride. Beach Cruisers can get you to the beach, the market or just out to enjoy the day for a ride! High Outdoor Style...
Grilling season is in full swing. Be sure to check out these tips to keeping your grill in tip-top shape. Mike Belforti at Better Housekeeping Shop shares his expertise.
Not sure we can put a lot of faith in this poll published yesterday. Are we really going to support the point of view that the show Jersey Shore is NOT hurting NJ image with quotes that include, "NJ is (expletive) beautiful." and "I told him I got my stuff pierced--you know my own Situation". Really?? Really?? Do you agree or disagree? Is the Jersey Shore show hurting our reputation...yes or no?
abcnews.go.com Poll: 'Jersey Shore' Not Hurting New Jersey Image
We've gone to this House Tour for years....it is a must see. Plan a great day in LBI and support the LBI Foundation at the same time.
Ice Cream and Summertime go hand in hand. Where to go for the best ice cream cone in NJ?
Well look at that...the French Riviera, Nantucket, and you guessed it...The Jersey shore...we are on the list with iconic summer getaways.!
bing.com Iconic Summer Escapes: The Jersey Shore, New Jersey
Bring it on! We are ready to fight the annoying mosquito population with these reminders.
app.com Ah, the hallmarks of summer backyard barbecues, lazy days at the beach, pool parties and the annoying presence of mosquitoes and the itchy calling cards they leave behind.
Well deserved coverage for one of the great New Jersey shore towns. Cape May has it all! Great people, great town, great food, great inns! Great Place. Love It!
travel.nytimes.com This Jersey Shore town may have embraced a more stylish persona, but you’ll still find all the classics: horse-drawn carriages, mini-golf and endless days at the beach.
Today's beautiful sunshine is a reminder to protect your skin this summer. This article, featured in the current issue of Summer NJ, includes a chart useful for identifying suspicious pigmentation. Also included is a website for locating a dermatologist in New Jersey.
Got Liberty? You Bet Your U.S.A! Have a great holiday weekend New Jersey style.
apartmenttherapy.com Growing up just a few miles from the beach I've grown accustomed to a somewhat nautical lifestyle. It goes without saying that when living with the sand and water as your backyard, the lifestyle ultimately works its way indoors.
Does anything say Summer In New Jersey better than Pork Roll Egg and Cheese.???we don't know about this photo tho....we're thinkin' a round hard roll would make it the real McCoy.
[06/27/11] One week until July 4th Weekend. Lots of traditions, family, food, flags and fireworks. But let's remember that it is INDEPENDENCE DAY. What can you do to remember why we have this great day to celebrate?
We look forward to the local county fairs and the state fair every summer. Think we'll see this wacky trend make it to the Garden State? Come to think of it, we've never seen a Zucchini Weenie at a fair either.
usatoday.com Fried Kool-Aid is the newest of favored fried foods for sale at state fairs this summer.
epicurious.com Read Summer Cocktails: Our Favorites - 24 cocktails, from the classic Martini, Manhattan, and Margarita to the exotic Royal Blush, El Diablo, and Blood and Sand and other Drinking articles about Cocktails at Epicurious.com
Nothing like a New Jersey Italian Hot Dog, where do you think the best ones are?
simplyrecipes.com A New Jersey classic hot dog, with fried potatoes, peppers and onions, served with deli mustard on a hoagie roll.
This summer be sure to frequent your local farmers market. Local and fresh produce just can't be beat. Find a farmers market near you.
farmersmarketonline.com New Jersey farmers market directory at farmers market online
[06/08/11] World News tonight is kicking off Made In America Summer...will New Jersey be included? Check out the link on the previous post and share your great "finds" Made In The USA New Jersey style!
Summer NJ Supports Made In The USA...this ABC News feature is getting a lot of attention.
abcnews.go.com "World News" is kicking off our "Made in America Summer," and this time around we aren't just going to one house, we're coming to your house. We want to get the whole country involved in the "Made in America" fun that so many of you have already promoted in your own hometowns.
This guy "gets it"....the Jersey Shore is about all this and more...
Well here it is; the promo trailer for The Real Jersey Shore. Shot in Asbury Park we are demonstrating to our potential underwriters what a series about the real shore would be like. It is a long shot but we are hoping the NJ Tourism folks would see that The Real Jersey Shore would increase interest in the shore towns as opposed to standard television ads like " Come to NJ" Hope you like it.
Thinking about Father's Day...how about a New Jersey style clambake or seafood picnic. YUM! The Lusty Lobster offers onsite cooking or they will set you up with everything you need for a group any size.
Learn the characteristics of a good landscape professional from Howard Roberts of Cross River Design.
This says The Real New Jersey to us too! Nice People, Nice Places and Nice things to do.
This is the Real Jersey Shore for me. The classic architecture of Cape May, beautiful beaches, restaurants and nice people. A wholesome, family oriented destination.
Zydeco, swamp rock and crawfish...Summer NJ is headed to Sussex County faster than you can say Jambalaya! Check it out.
readme.readmedia.com Michael Arnone brings his annual Crawfish Fest to New Jersey on Friday, June 3 (campers only), Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ. For the 22nd year, fans will flock to Arnone's Crawfish Fest for th...
abclocal.go.com Toni Yates reports
Happy Memorial Day Weekend New Jersey! Enjoy friends, family and fine weather. Also take time honor and remember those who have served our country. Fly your flag with pride.
According to advocacy groups, this new state initiative will restrict access to public beaches. Tell us what you think! http://www.app.com/article/20110525/NJNEWS/305250099/1279/local03&source=rss
app.com Advocacy groups brought their efforts to thwart proposed new rules governing public access to beaches and waterways to the Statehouse on Wednesday, delivering more than 1,000 handwritten postcards to Gov.
[05/25/11] With just a few days left until Memorial Day Weekend, we've been thinking about what summer in NJ means to us. To me, it's riding a beach cruiser barefoot, oversized ice cream cones from Hoffman's, packing the house with friends, and late afternoon barbeques. What does summer mean to you?
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