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May 29, 2018

Coastal Living: 20 Best Places to Live on the Coast in 2018

Ready for your dream life to begin? These amazing locations, from little beach towns to humming coastal cities, from sweet domestic islands to expat escapes, are ready for you.

Long Branch, New Jersey

Population: 30,941
Sunny Days Per Year: 213

Originally a beachy escape for millionaires, theater stars, and U.S. presidents, this late-1800s resort city on the Jersey Shore has maintained its summery sense of play while evolving over the years into a year-round escape from big-city life. With easy train access into Manhattan, a new boardwalk and promenade (rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy) anchoring its Pier Village, and the great distinction of being the birthplace of New Jersey’s own Bruce Springsteen, there is much to love about the reborn Mid-Atlantic city on the sea.

Your One Thing: The Seven Presidents Church has served more presidents than any church outside of Washington, D.C. Now housing a museum, the church is open for private tours.

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May 25, 2018

Asbury Park Press: Long Branch completes final piece of boardwalk

LONG BRANCH – The last block of the boardwalk, missing for nearly six years, was opened Friday in time to usher in the beach season.

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May 23, 2018

Asbury Park Press: 5 Jersey Shore rooftop bars to visit this summer

No less a sage than Carole King extolled the virtues of visiting the occasional rooftop. After all, that’s where “the world below can’t bother me,” she so famously wrote in “Up on the Roof.”

Well, for those looking for a bit of a respite from the hustle and bustle of the Jersey Shore in summertime, may we suggest a round or two at one of our fine rooftop bars?

There you can imbibe in fine spirits, knock back a few beers and soak up the incredible vistas that our area has to offer.

Located above the Avenue restaurant in Long Branch’s Pier Village complex, Avenue Nuit is a swanky rooftop lounge complete with a pool, a fireplace, bed-style seating and VIP tables, all overlooking the Long Branch beach and the Atlantic Ocean.

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May 17, 2018

Asbury Park Press: Kushner Cos. buys Bungalow Hotel in Long Branch

LONG BRANCH – Kushner Cos. has purchased the Bungalow Hotel, located at Pier Village on the beachfront, the real estate group announced Tuesday.

The trendy 24-room boutique hotel opened in 2009. 

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