Chickie's & Pete's to pay tolls for drivers going to the Shore on Friday

This is the restaurant's fifth Free Toll Friday in a row.

Don't be a jerk: How to behave at the beach this summer

How to act when you're down the shore

Don't be a jerk: How to behave at the beach this summer

How to act when you're down the shore

Reasons to fall in love with the Shore in autumn

There's still a lot to do at the Shore.

Reasons to fall in love with the Shore in autumn

There's still a lot to do at the Shore.

The insider scoop on locals' favorite Shore spots and events

Great things at the Shore that many visitors don't even know are there.

The insider scoop on locals' favorite Shore spots and events

Great things at the Shore that many visitors don't even know are there.
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At the Shore, a bargain in LBI, and a splurge in Wildwood

The Jersey Shore - you can dress it up, or dress it down.

Our new summer series: Shoobies, locals, and moments #downaShore

Whether you're a shoobie, a lifelong local, an expat longing for the boardwalk of your childhood, or an entrenched stoop-sitter, we hope you will enjoy reading about the people, memories, and scenes that encapsulate summers on the Jersey Shore. We'll catalog your responses on our new series, "SHORE: Shoobies, Locals & Moments #downaShore."

What to do when it rains at the Shore

There's plenty to do, see, and learn if the weather takes a turn.

Where to spend happy hour at the Shore

We recommend these for their charm, camaraderie, drink prices, and food.

Beach Caddy bags an investor and rolls into new Jersey Shore towns

The app-based service to relieve beachgoers' burden of carrying all their stuff is expanding to three new towns and is now offering car washing.

Shore season hurt by new marketing, fall in Canadian dollar

It's said you have to take the bad with the good. The idiom applies perfectly to the Jersey Shore, where good weather can drive a seasonal economy, and bad weather can bust it.

Plenty of reasons to head down the Shore after Labor Day

At the historic Merion Inn in Cape May, Bob Myers and his wife were settling in for an evening of jazz, a mainstay on Tuesday nights.

The versatile Jersey Jam, not just any condiment

WHAT IT IS - Tomato jam is one of those new old things that once was a condiment staple on the dining tables of American vegetable farmers in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Perhaps they came up with the idea near summer's end - when tomatoes were often i

Let's Go! Labor Day weekend events at the Shore

A mostly musical Labor Day weekend at Shore, with a few festivals thrown in.

Ventnor lifeguards paddle out to say goodbye to one of their own

VENTNOR, N.J. - Last Saturday, I was someplace I very rarely am early in the morning, or really any time - hanging onto a surfboard out in the ocean, past the Ventnor Pier. I was there only because there were no waves and because there might be dolphins. I stood up on the board for a total of about two minutes, but spent the rest of the time just out there, sitting, on Lake Atlantic, as they say.

Scrapple pie? No kidding. It outsells apple in Ocean City

WHAT IT IS - Move over apple: Scrapple is now the best-selling pie flavor at Wards Pastry Shop in Ocean City. While your dream of a perfect pie flavor may not be that whitish congealed block of something-or-other made famous by the Pennsylvania Dutch, app

Lobster, from the Jersey coast to your dinner plate

SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. - It had been a long four days at sea aboard the Two Dukes, harvesting thousands of pounds of American lobster and a sideline catch of Jonah crab about 80 miles from the New Jersey coast in an area called the Hudson Canyon.

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