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 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
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.
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
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.