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Where it’s happening! NJ’s Premier Dining & Entertainment Guide

September 2013 Vol 2 • no 8

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Restaurant Profiles Sports Bars Pro Sports Schedules Local Band/Artist Profiles Mixologist-of-the-Month Comic Relief Dining Guide Broadway Shows Two on the Aisle Happy Hours Local Entertainment Listings Concerts & Theater

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732.982.0131

September Entertainment Dr. Cheeko

Saturday & Sunday @12:30pm 8/31, 9/1, 9/2, 9/14, 9/15, 9/21, 9/22, 9/28, 9/29

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Friday @ 2pm 8/30

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Drop Dead Sexy Big Bang Baby New Power Soul Don’t Call Me Francis Sensational Soul Cruisers Dangerous New High Overboard Mike Dalton Band JoBonanno & Godsons The Neighbors Generation Next

9pm 9pm 8pm 7pm 9:30pm 9pm 8pm 9pm 9pm 9pm 9pm

Ask about our many Private Dinner @ Our Oceanfront Rooms for Sea Breeze Restaurant Holiday & MON - LOBSTER NIGHT WED - SHRIMP NIGHT VisitCorporate Our Sea Breeze Restaurant Parties TUES - CRAB NIGHT THURS - PRIME RIB NIGHT Steve DiSalvo Tuesday @ 2pm 9/3

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Letter to Our Readers

Laughter is the best medicine. We’ve heard this phrase all our lives -- and it’s true! According to scientific researchers, a good belly laugh can provide both physical and mental benefits relieving physical tension and stress as it relaxes muscles. Well, within the borders of our state, there are many venues available where you can receive such “medicine.” The comedy clubs in New Jersey offer fun, relaxation and a wide variety of talent for our enjoyment. Read “Laugh Lines,” this month’s main feature, and hear from some experts in the field of comedy about their business and their experiences. Looking for a gathering place for Irish tradition and family fun? An eatery where you can enjoy great food and drink at great prices? Look no further than Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar located in Monroe. Take a moment to review this month’s restaurant profile to learn more. Two teachers/musicians met at Freehold Boro High School almost 40 year ago and have been bringing their crisp, smooth sound to Jersey Shore venues ever since. Read about Stan and Heshy, also known as the Half Brothers. Then, learn a bit about a “hockey mom”/bartender who juggles her life serving drinks at MJ’s in Tinton Falls, driving her nine-year-old son to hockey practice and actually playing in a hockey league that she and her other hockey mom friends started. Get to know this month’s Mixologist, Kimmy Ehlbeck. Rounding out this issue, and expanding on the comic vibe, we introduce you to a lawyer turned comedian! (Yes, the jokes could just about write themselves). Kevin Israel performs at clubs and venues throughout the Northeast including college gigs, corporate events and fundraisers. Learn more in our Comic Relief feature. The balance of this issue of Venues NJ provides you with timely information on dining and entertainment establishments to visit, relax and enjoy yourselves. Now, go out and try someplace different for a change of pace.

Bob Byrne, Publisher LIKE US!

In This Issue: Sports Bars & Quiz................................................................... Page 6 Restaurant Profile ................................................................ Page 10 Band Profile .......................................................................... Page 12 Mixologist-of-the-Month .................................................. Page 14 Main Feature: NJ Comedy Clubs ................................... Page 18 Catering ................................................................................. Page 20 Libations ................................................................................. Page 21 BYO Restaurants ....................................................................Page 22 Two on the Aisle ................................................................. Page 24 Comic Relief ........................................................................ Page 26 Dining Pleasures ................................................................. Page 28 Happy Hours ......................................................................... Page 30 Where it’s happening! ........................................................ Page 31 Concerts & Theater .............................................................. Page 32 Plugged into AC .................................................................. Page 33 Venues NJ Cares ................................................................... Page 34 The Last Word ....................................................................... Page 34 Publisher Bob Byrne rfbyrne@att.net

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Editor Lisa Schofield

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Contributing Writers Clare Marie Celano Steve Ortlieb Tim Kolupanowich

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Snow Crab Day 1lb. Snow Crab Entreé - $20. per person

Sept. 11th … Ladies Shopping Day Extravaganza Up to 10 booths featuring Jewelry, Perfume, Lotions, Clothing, Crafts and other neat stuff! Psychic Readings Available - call 732.814.8576.

Cruise up to the marina dock @ Riverwatch Tie up & come inside for lunch/dinner or Call ahead and we’ll have your meal ready for pick up (select beverages available in plastic containers) See our complete menu on our website.

Have Your Next Function in

Overlooking the Scenic Metedeconk River

Mon - Sat 2pm - 6pm / Sunday All Day Beer Flights* $5.00 (* Four different 4oz glasses served on a paddle)

Featuring 1/2 Priced Appetizers • 16 Draft Beers •$5 Svedka Vodka Drinks $4 House Wine by the Glass • $2 Yuengling & Coors Light Pints Relax & Enjoy watching our 10 HDTV’s

Daily Specials

EVERY THURSDAY

Our Party Room

Happy Hour

Monday - Trivia Night Tuesday - Lobster Night Wednesday – Ladies Night: Live Music 6pm – 9pm Thursday – Snow Crab Night; Live Music 7pm Friday & Saturday - Live Music 8pm - Midnight Sunday Brunch - 10:30am - 2:00pm $21.95 Adults/$10.95 Kids (10 & younger) Early Bird Specials - Sunday thru Friday 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Football Sundays!!!

Join us for FOOTBALL SUNDAYS w/ Hot Buffet & Specials on Select Beers Giant / Jet T-Shirt Giveaways

September Entertainment Sun. 9/1 Mon. 9/2 Tues. 9/3 Wed. 9/4 Thurs. 9/5 Fri. 9/6 Sat. 9/7 Mon. 9/9 Tues. 9/10 Wed. 9/11 Thurs. 9/12 Fri. 9/13 Sat. 9/14

Rhyme & Reason Gary Philips Gary Cook Tomardo Lisa Bouchelle Undisputed Billy Lawlor Trivia Night Gary Cook Tomardo Floyd Murray License To Chill Phil Engel Band

Mon. 9/16 Tues. 9/17 Wed. 9/18 Thurs. 9/19 Fri. 9/20 Sat. 9/21 Mon. 9/23 Tues. 9/24 Wed. 9/25 Thurs. 9/26 Fri. 9/27 Sat. 9/28 Mon. 9/30

Trivia Night Gary Cook Tomardo Lefty Nicole & Denise Ballyhaunis Trivia Night Gary Cook Tomardo Lisa Bouchelle High Tide & Vintage Johnny Brue Crew Trivia Night

First there was Sinatra, then Martin, then Darin …

NOW…Tomardo

Every Wednesday 6pm – 9pm

732.920.8900 • 799 Rt. 70, Brick, NJ 08723

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Sports Bar Listings ABERDEEN Court Jester 732-566-6674 ASBURY PARK Cabana Club 732-988-4500 ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS Twin Light Taphouse 732-872-1345 BELMAR 507 Main 732-681-6301 Boathouse 732-681-5221 Connolly Station 732-280-2220 BRICK Brickhouse 732-279-3743 Buffalo Wild Wings 732-475-7645 River Rock 732-840-1110 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 732-262-5180 BRIELLE SandBar 732-528-7750 Simko’s 732-528-9989 CLARKSBURG Clarksburg Inn 732-259-2558 COLTS NECK Huddy’s 732-431-0194 EATONTOWN Bogart’s 732-542-1836 EAST BRUNSWICK Brunswick Grove 732-254-0495 Gusto Grill 732-651-2737 Tilted Kilt 732-992-8532 EAST WINDSOR Brewster’s Pub 732-448-2258 City Streets 732-426-9400 FARMINGDALE Mulligan’s 732-938-6166 Woody’s 732-938-6404 HAZLET Park East 732-739-2002 HIGHLANDS Chubby Pickle 732-872-7000 Clam Hut 732-291-2526 The Claddagh 732-291-0099 Windansea 732-872-2266 HIGHTSTOWN Tavern on the Lake 609-426-9345 HOWELL Chapter House 732-462-0056 Ivy League 732-370-2206

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KEYPORT

Blue Rock 732-583-7699 McDonagh’s 732-264-0999 LAKE COMO Bar A 732-681-7422 PK Shamrock 732-681-3111 LOCH ARBOUR Lakehouse 732-531-5555 LONG BRANCH Jack’s 732-870-8800 Draft House 732-272-1598

Test Your US Open Tennis Smarts Match the winner with the year he won. YEAR PLAYER 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008-04 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Marat Safin Andy Roddick Raphael Nadal Andy Murray Juan Martin del Potro Andre Agassi Lleyton Hewitt Pete Sampras Bonus:

What year did the US Open start? Who won? (Answers on page 20)

MANALAPAN The Sycamore Grill 732-792-7722 MANASQUAN Leggett’s 732-223-3951 O’Neill’s 732-526-5666 MARLBORO Fireside Grill 732-780-7900 Nonna’s 732-536-9050 MATAWAN Kat Shack 732-441-1030 MJ’s Buttonwood 732-566-6220 MIDDLETOWN MJ’s 732-918-9700 MONROE Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar 732-251-1709

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NEPTUNE Clancy’s Tavern 732-776-6999 East Coast Cookery 732-922-0003 Headliner 732-775-6200 Kelly’s 732-775-9517 MJ’s 732-918-9700 Sunsets 732-775-9911 OLD BRIDGE Big Ed’s BBQ 732-583-2626 Pine Tavern 732-727-5060 PT. PLEASANT Farrell’s 732-892-2090 Frankie’s 732-892-6000 Idle Hour 732-899-2102 Martell’s 732-892-0131 Wharfside 732-892-9100 RED BANK Brannigan’s 732-741-0224 The Downtown 732-741-2828 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 732-262-5180 Walt Street Pub 732-741-5936 RUMSON Barnacle Bill’s 732-747-8396 Molly Maguire’s 732-530-2882 SEA BRIGHT Woody’s 732-976-1300 SEA GIRT Edgar’s 732-449-4114 Harrigan’s 732-449-8228 Rod’s 732-449-2020 SPRING LAKE The Porch 732-449-5880 St. Stephen’s Green 732-449-2626 TINTON FALLS Applebee’s 732-935-1158 MJ’s 732-542-3131 Pour House 732-842-4337 TOMS RIVER McIntyre’s 732-349-0420 Mulligan’s 732-255-3900 WALL Applebee’s 732-280-3676 Four Winds 732-223-9579 WOODBRIDGE Big Shots Sports Bar 732-750-5050 Chris Michael’s 732-634-5355

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MJ*s at the Falls Sycamore Ave - Tinton Falls MJ*s at rt. 35 rt. 35 north - middletown MJ*s at rt. 66 rt. 66 west - neptune

Sit, relax & enjoy! Brunch Brunch menu menu at at MJ*s @ the Falls MJ*s @ the Falls AND AND Lakeside Lakeside Brunch Brunch Buffet Buffet at at MJ*s MJ*s @ @ Buttonwood Buttonwood every every Sunday Sunday 11am 11am -- 2pm 2pm with with drink drink specials. specials. HAPPY HOUR at the bar every M-F!! Drink specials M-F 4-7pm! 1/2 price apps M-Th 4-6pm! FREE hot & cold buffet every Friday 4-6pm!

MJ*s at Buttonwood rt. 34 north - matawan

Watch ALL the NFL games with us!

Direct TV’s NFL Sunday Ticket, huge at screens, giveaways, great drink specials & every Sunday enjoy our game-time appetizer menu: Kick-Off Chicken Wings (6) $4.25 Grid-Iron Nachos $4.99 Sideline Meatball Parm Sandwich $4.99 Angus Blitz Burger Bites (2) w/ chips $4.99 Pigskin Pulled Pork Tacos (2) $4.99 End Zone Traditional Crust Bar Pie $4.99 MJ*s Champion-Chip Cheese Fries $4.99 The Superbowl Sampler $18.99 (Kick off wings, Champion-Chip cheese fries, 2 Angus Blitz Burger Bites & 2 Pigskin Pulled Pork Tacos)

Download our FREE app for Iphone & Android to keep up w/ what’s going on at MJ*s!! View our menu, access each location’s nightly entertainment & so much more! Just search MJ’s Restaurant in the Apple or Google Play store.

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PRO SPORT SCHEDULES MLB NY Yankees & NY Mets Sun, Sep 8 Sun, Sep 15 Sun, Sep 22 Sun, Sep 29 Sun, Oct 6 Thu, Oct 10 Mon, Oct 21 Sun, Oct 27 BYE WEEK Sun, Nov 10 Sun, Nov 17 Sun, Nov 24 Sun, Dec 1 Sun, Dec 8 Sun, Dec 15 Sun, Dec 22 Sun, Dec 29

@ Dallas vs Denver @ Carolina @ Kansas City vs Philadelphia @ Chicago vs Minnesota @ Philadelphia vs Oakland vs Green Bay vs Dallas @ Washington @ San Diego vs Seattle @ Detroit vs Washington

Sun, Sep 8 Thu, Sep 12 Sun, Sep 22 Sun, Sep 29 Mon, Oct 7 Sun, Oct 13 Sun, Oct 20 Sun, Oct 27 Sun, Nov 3 BYE WEEK Sun, Nov 17 Sun, Nov 24 Sun, Dec 1 Sun, Dec 8 Sun, Dec 15 Sun, Dec 22 Sun, Dec 29

vs Tampa Bay @ New England vs Buffalo @ Tennessee @ Atlanta vs Pittsburgh vs New England @ Cincinnati vs New Orleans @ Buffalo @ Baltimore vs Miami vs Oakland @ Carolina vs Cleveland @ Miami

Watch All this Season’s Games @ Fireside

$2.50 Coors Light Btls. & Drafts, during all NFL games Prizes & Giveaways during *every game.

Sun, Sep 1 Mon, Sep 2 Tue, Sep 3 Wed, Sep 4 Thu, Sep 5 Fri, Sep 6 Sat, Sep 7 Sun, Sep 8 Mon, Sep 9 Tue, Sep 10 Wed, Sep 11 Thu, Sep 12 Fri, Sep 13 Sat, Sep 14 Sun, Sep 15 Tue, Sep 17 Wed, Sep 18 Thu, Sep 19 Fri, Sep 20 Sat, Sep 21 Sun, Sep 22 Tue, Sep 24 Wed, Sep 25 Thu, Sep 26 Fri, Sep 27 Sat, Sep 28 Sun, Sep 29

vs Baltimore vs White Sox vs White Sox vs White Sox vs Boston vs Boston vs Boston vs Boston @ Baltimore @ Baltimore @ Baltimore @ Baltimore @ Boston @ Boston @ Boston @ Toronto @ Toronto @ Toronto vs San Francisco vs San Francisco vs San Francisco vs Tampa Bay vs Tampa Bay vs Tampa Bay @ Houston @ Houston @ Houston

Sun, Sep 1 Mon, Sep 2 Tue, Sep 3 Wed, Sep 4 Fri, Sep 6 Sat, Sep 7 Sun, Sep 8 Mon, Sep 9 Tue, Sep 10 Wed, Sep 11 Thu, Sep 12 Fri, Sep 13 Sat, Sep 14 Sat, Sep 14 Sun, Sep 15 Tue, Sep 17 Wed, Sep 18 Thu, Sep 19 Fri, Sep 20 Sat, Sep 21 Sun, Sep 22 Mon, Sep 23 Tue, Sep 24 Wed, Sep 25 Thu, Sep 26 Fri, Sep 27 Sat, Sep 28 Sun, Sep 29

@ Washington @ Atlanta @ Atlanta @ Atlanta @ Cleveland @ Cleveland @ Cleveland vs Washington vs Washington vs Washington vs Washington vs Miami vs Miami vs Miami vs Miami vs San Francisco vs San Francisco vs San Francisco @ Philadelphia @ Philadelphia @ Philadelphia @ Cincinnati @ Cincinnati @ Cincinnati vs Milwaukee vs Milwaukee vs Milwaukee vs Milwaukee

PGA Pro Tour Schedule Sep 12 - Sep 15 Sep 19 - Sep 22 Oct 3 - Oct 6

NASCAR - Sprint Cup Series Sun, Sep 1 7:30 PM ET NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Atlanta Atlanta Motor Speedway Sat, Sep 7 7:30 PM ET NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Richmond Richmond International Raceway Sun, Sep 15 2:00 PM ET GEICO 400 at Chicago Chicagoland Speedway Sun, Sep 22 2:00 PM ET NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at New Hampshire New Hampshire Motor Speedway Sun, Sep 29 2:00 PM ET NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Dover Dover International Speedway 8

BMW Championship Conway Farms Golf Club, Lake Forest, IL TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, GA The Presidents Cup Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, OH

Watch ALL Your Favorite Sports @ Nationwide Series Fri, Sep 6 7:30 PM ET NASCAR Nationwide Series at Richmond Richmond International Raceway Sat, Sep 14 3:30 PM ET NASCAR Nationwide Series at Chicago Chicagoland Speedway

Sat, Sep 21 7:30 PM ET NASCAR Nationwide Series at Kentucky Kentucky Speedway Sat, Sep 28 3:30 PM ET NASCAR Nationwide Series at Dover Dover International Speedway

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“Congratulations to Fireside Grill & Bar on their 2nd Anniversary”

HAPPY HOUR MONDAY-FRIDAY NOON-7pm

BAR ONLY DAILY SPECIALS 7 Days A Week UFC 164

HENDERSON VS. PETTIS

Sat. Aug. 31 Live from Milwaukee

½ Price Appetizers

Join Us @ Fireside Sat. Sept 14th

After 10pm

Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez

Jones vs. Gustafson

from MGM / Las Vegas

UFC 165 SAT. SEP. 21 LIVE FROM TORONTO

Are You ready For Some Football?

Cocktail Menu Watch ALL SUNDAY FOOTBALL ENJOY ALL THE GAMES @ FIRESIDE $2.50 COORS LIGHT

Yankee & Mets

Games @ Fireside! DURING GAMES

MONDAY

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL $2.50 Coors Light During the Game

TUESDAY TRIVIA NIGHT

$4 Pinnacle Drinks $3 Corona & Corona Light Prizes & Giveaways 8pm – close

WEDNESDAY ½ Price Appetizers 8pm – close $2.50 Miller Lite $3 Heineken & Heineken Light

PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS EVERY WEEK

WEDNESDAY - ½ Price Appetizers 8pm – close

732.780.7900

THURSDAY

½ Price Wine by the Bottle All Night $3 Corona Light 9pm – close $2.50 Coors Light Draft & Bottles 9pm – close

FRIDAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

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by CLARE MARIE CELANO

Ryan’s

one pizza and get one free.”

PUB & SPORTS BAR Come to an eatery that welcomes families with hearty food, generous portions at great prices, and an atmosphere that is all a neighborhood corner Irish pub should be. “You get a lot for your money here,” emphasizes Gina Dipierro, General Manager of Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar in Monroe. “We offer great meals for families without breaking the bank, especially at this time with the tough economic climate.” If you’ve any doubt that an Irish pub is where you are, just look around; you’ll be greeted by a portrait of leprechauns, a magic tree, rainbows and yes -- a pot of gold, all courtesy of a local artist and regular customer at Ryan’s Pub and Sports Bar. You will also feel the inviting comfort of this pub with its wainscoting, chair railing, wood floors and Irish memorabilia on the walls. Add in the green-and-white gingham tablecloths and green leather upholstered dining chairs and it all spells, “Irish pub.” The pub-style restaurant offers a dining room and bar, a family-friendly environment with a “kids” menu, an upbeat sports bar with 15 TVs and 17 beers on tap, some rocking nightlife, drink specials, menu specials, Happy Hour and live entertainment on weekends. This casual pub offers 10 oz. Angus juicy burgers on a large kaiser roll, pizza, wings that come in a variety of “heat” levels and lots more. Ryan’s also offers its patrons nightly dine-in specials on delicious food to make family dining a bit easier. Take the family to Ryan’s on Monday and buy one entree and get one at half price. Tuesday offers a “buy one burger and get one half off.” Wednesday offers half price appetizers and Thursday, a popular family dining night, is “buy 10

Chef Dave Nieratko brings his talents and his catering company, Culinary Classics, to Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar. Incorporating his Portuguese and Polish heritage, the chef brings a vast array of flavors to satisfy customers. Sous-Chef Brad Eckman brings his creativity to Ryan’s Pub as well, creating daily specials.

domestic mugs all day and $1 off shots every Monday. All day $1 domestic mugs and $1 off shots are on tap on Tuesday. During football season sports bar specials can include Bud or Coors, including $1.75 pints and $2.50 bottles. Enjoy specialty nights at Ryan’s Pub, Karaoke on Tuesday night and a DJ on (except during football season). Friday a entertains, and “Surprise Saturday” offers smaller, more intimate band, or DJ.

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Hearty Irish fare, such as Shepherd’s Pie, Fish and Chips, Corned Beef Sandwiches and Reuben’s all await patrons. Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar also offers To Adve r“Drunk tise CaClams, Game days offer give-a-ways such as free tickets or Irish appetizers, including, ll 732”.9clams 95.1 specials on Rutgers game nights. During cooked in beer broth. Customer’s love these so714Miller • wlight ww.face specials offered at half-time can much, says Dipierro, they actually ask to take home the NFL season,bo ok.com /venues include give-a-ways from free T-shirts to.nNFL a container of the beer broth!” j Jerseys. Try the Irish Nachos, which is a big seller-- homecooked potato chips, layers of cheddar cheese, Bleu cheese, topped with crumbled bacon and scallions, and baked in the oven. Pizza is also a very popular selection here, including bar pies, Margherita, and plain pies. Or, create your own pizza from a selection of tempting toppings, including mushrooms, black olives, Italian sweet sausage, meatballs, onions and peppers. There are also fantastic sports event specials such as $5 bar pies and 50-cent wings, which DiPierro describes as “very large.” The wings are offered in hot buffalo, mild buffalo, Cajun or dry, with sauce on the side. Drink specials abound at Ryan’s and include 75-cent

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Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar also offers its patrons Happy Hour, Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm, with $2 domestic pints. This casual and comfy Irish pub can also accommodate your private birthday parties, showers and holiday parties in the dining room. So whether it’s a family dinner out, an evening of entertainment and late night snacks, or an upbeat sports game viewing venue with great food, wings and libations, Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar will give you all that and more! Dipierro summarizes, “People will tell us they’ve gone somewhere else, but they end up stopping back here. They say it’s like home base to them.”

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HAPPY HOURS Mon-Fri 3pm-7pm Sat-Sun 1pm-7pm

A gathering place for Irish tradition and family fun!

Daily Drink & Menu Specials MONDAY

75¢ Domestic Mugs $1 off all shots Buy one entree, Get one half price (Dine in only)

FOOTBALL SPECIALS!

SUNDAYS - $1.75 Bud / Bud Lt. Pints • $2.50 Btls $5 Bar Pies • .50c Wings Complimentary Half-time Snacks • Half-time Giveaways MON. / THURS - $1.75 Coors Lt Pints • $2.50 Btls $5 Bar Pies • .50c Wings Complimentary Half-time Snacks • Half-time Giveaways

(Dine in only)

PART IRISH PUB! PART SPORTS BAR! ALL FAMILY FRIENDLY!

SUNDAY FOOTBALL & MON/THURS NT FOOTBALL

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FRIDAYS Live Band @ 10pm

SPORTS ALL DAY $4.95 ON 15 LUNCH FLATSCREEN SPECIALS TV’S! MONDAY—FRIDAY

Ladies Night @7pm Half Price Apps

Bogo Free Pizza

THURSDAYS - DJ @ 10pm

SATURDAYS – Rutgers Games (only)

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

TUESDAYS - Karaoke

$1.75 Miller Lt. Pints •299 $2.50 Btls • $5 Bar Pies •.50c Wings Spotswood Englishtown Rd, Monroe Complimentary Half-time Snacks • Half-time Giveaways 732-251-1709

TUESDAY

$1 Domestic Mugs $1 off all shots Buy one burger, get one half price

SEPTEMBER ENTERTAINMENT

DAILY MENU SPECIALS MON & TUES DINE-IN SPECIALS HALF PRICE APPS WED. BOGO PIZZA THURSDAYS

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DAILY DRINK SPECIALS MUGSHOT MONDAY  KARAOKE TUES.  LADIES NT WED 

DJ ON THIRSTY THURS.  LIVE BANDS ON FRI  SAT SURPRISE  SPORTS SUNDAYS 

www.RyansPubNJ.com

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it into my music.” Moses, who also coached boys and girls soccer, is now retired, and Koba is now in an administrative role in Howell.

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hey met as teachers at Freehold Boro High School almost 40 years ago and Stan Koba and Heshy Moses have been bringing their crisp, smooth sound up and down the Jersey Shore ever since.

The moniker of Half-Brothers was first instilled early on in their teaching careers: while Koba taught social studies and Moses focused on psychology, they were the only teachers with long hair and people kept asking them if they were related. Their enthusiasm on stage stems directly from their passion in the classroom. “When I teach a lot of it is about expressing and trying to get students to understand, sort of live what I’m trying to say and experience what I’m trying to say,” said Koba. “When I’m playing I just take what I like to do in the classroom and I transfer

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Koba, born in Middletown, Connecticut, first learned guitar in fifth grade when his mother forced him to take lessons and sang all throughout Catholic school. He played in a band called The Critic’s Choice in high school before moving on to Central Connecticut State College. He moved to Freehold directly after graduation in 1973. Moses, from Asbury Park, was inspired by The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards during a show in his hometown’s Convention Hall, and promptly had his mother buy him a guitar. He honed his talent while attending the University of Miami. He spent one year teaching at Camden High School before coming to Freehold. Picking up the guitar is always a joy, but Moses especially enjoys downtown Freehold’s Court Jester right before Thanksgiving because he gets to be with people he hasn’t seen in years. “I love that night, that night is wild,” he laughs. “I would rather almost talk to people than play music because you haven’t seen these people in so long.” Koba particularly relishes his time spent playing at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt, Surf Taco in Jackson and Union Landing Restaurant in Brielle. To watch them play is to travel across generations of music, though they still prefer the older tunes they grew up with. You’ll hear

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them cover Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson and John Mayer, but they always go back. “People always ask for The Dead, Rolling Stones, it never stops. They like all that old stuff,” says Moses. Half-Brothers plays regularly enough and cater to a wide audience who appreciate being entertained, and the ability to just escape their lives for a little while. “I taught psychology for a long time so to me, it’s all about getting stuff out,” muses Moses. “A lot of people keep stuff inside and that’s why they have problems. Music to me is just a great release.” When the two Half-Brothers first started out the drinking age was only 18 so some of their students were able to watch them perform. Even after it changed to 21 the old faces would continue come back and soon former students were bringing kids of their own. They even used to perform with their students at their annual end-of-school show “Half-Brothers and Others” and have featured former students in their act. Koba spent five days at Woodstock in 1969 taking in one of the greatest scenes in music history -- and this still resonates today when he plays with Moses as the Half-Brothers. “There were 300,000 people at Woodstock and there was no hatred,” he remembers. The atmosphere today is just as relaxed and friendly when Half-Brothers play. For more information including schedule and booking, be sure to check out halfbrothers.com. September 2013


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Kimmy Ehlbeck does it all. This energetic barkeep at MJ’s Pizza, Bar & Grill in Tinton Falls, is “mom” to two sons by day and bartender at MJ’s by night. In between her shifts at MJ’s, Ehlbeck manages to change hats and become what she calls “hockey mom” helping to coach her 9-year-old son’s Middletown Youth Association’s roller hockey team. That is of course, in addition to mothering her youngest son, just two years old. In the midst of all that, she and her “hockey moms” also created their own hockey league, “a league of their own” so to speak, where the moms of the young hockey players get together and have their own sports fun. Hockey is in the blood, according to Ehlbeck, who said her dad coached hockey for years and, as a child, she always wanted to play. She took her enthusiasm for high school sports, which included playing basketball, field hockey and softball, and made the activity a part of her adult years well, and is loving the idea of playing

hockey a s well as what it does for her. And, although the logistics are sometimes tough, she loves playing on the league and says, “It keeps me in shape.” The 12-year veteran bartender began her career in the restaurant industry, starting at Chili’s where she worked as a server before she moved up to bartender. She worked at Chili’s for over 10 years, then moved to the Steak Exchange in Hazlet, for 5 years as a bartender. In between her shifts as bartender at Chili’s, Ehlbeck

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New Jersey’s top comedy club owners talk about why laughing is not only such good business -- it’s great for you too. It is often said that “laughter is the best medicine.” And indeed, there’s much truth to this statement. In fact, scientific research demonstrates both physical and mental health benefits: rollicking laughter can relieve physical tension and stress as it relaxes muscles. A damn good guffaw boosts the immune system, as it decreases stress hormones and increases infection-fighting antibodies. A hearty belly laugh or a series of delightful giggle fits can trigger the release of endorphins, those feel-really-good biochemicals. And laughter can increase blood flow, which is good for your heart. And in New Jersey -- there’s so much to laugh at. Our comedy clubs are renowned and revered in the entertainment capitals of Los Angeles and New York. Humor comes in numerous styles and forms and our comedy clubs offer a wide variety to get any chucklemotor revved up. Although it’s all about a laughing matter, comedy clubs are serious businesses. They’re here to entertain you and ensure you have the most pleasant experience, including food and drinks in a comfortable environment. Owners and management of

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these clubs sit through dozens and dozens of auditions of hopefuls, to see who can grace their spotlights.

The mid-1980s was a “very exciting” time for comedy, recalls Bob Kephart, founder and owner of The Comedy Stop in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. From the entertainment centers of Los Angeles and New York, comedy clubs exploded all over. “They filled a need, but the bad thing about it was that so many of these new clubs were putting people on stage who had no business being on stage, they didn’t know what they were doing. Because of this, many people tended to think that all clubs and comedians sucked because they saw one lousy performance.” By 1990 or so, he adds, the influx started to go down again; the cream rose to the top and many of the fly-by-night clubs went out of business. Kephart took advantage and opened the Comedy Stop in Las Vegas in 1991; he describes it as “the best comedy club on the strip.” Dino Ibelli, founder and owner of Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club, one of only two freestanding venues devoted solely to comedy in New Jersey, observes that during the past decade the economy’s free fall a few years ago impacted disposable income previously used for entertainment. “Normally, when people would go out to dinner about twice a week, they cut back on average to once a week, and comedy clubs were hurt even more.” Ibelli does see it turning around and when it rises back to what it used to be prior to 2008, the comedy business will once again benefit from t h e boom. But

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and laughter even more. Comedy, observes Suzy Rose Yengo, Esq., chief executive officer and bottle washer of Catch a Rising Star, “has been great thanks to a low ticket price, television and radio. Comics are the rock stars of this decade!” Comedy clubs such as those featured in this article are all invested in this specific form of entertainment -- you won’t find dramatic poetry readings or a jazz trio, or a singing contest. As such, it’s serious business to remain in business. Says Ibelli, “In my area, there are many places that have tried comedy, like restaurants and pizzerias doing comedy nights. But the problem is they are not booking real comedians, but those at the open mic level and this hurts our business.” Because these budding comics don’t have the grit of real experience, they can often falter on pacing and rhythm, which will lose the audience -- or they just aren’t too funny to begin with. Now of course, all the greats started somewhere, but comedy audiences tend to be more finicky when faced by someone who is there to purposefully get them to laugh their asses off. “So,” says Ibelli, “when people go to these open-mic type of comedy events at restaurants they are often disappointed. They then translate this poor experience to all live comedy events, including professional comedy clubs. It hurts the reputation.” Kephart agrees with Ibelli: “If someone isn’t funny, this kind of pisses off the audience. When the comedy business exploded, everyone thought they could just use their room, get a mic and open it up.”

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As such, owners of comedy clubs especially those that have been in business for a long time, weathering bad economies, etc., have got to hit it right with every show and talent they hire. “My guys all have credits and are paid comedians,” Ibelli says. He admits that he doesn’t personally like everyone he books and that, he feels, is not the point. He says that about 25 percent of those he books he personally doesn’t think are a hoot, but they have strong fan bases and they can make the customers laugh. “If they make the customers laugh then they’re number-one in my eyes; it’s about the customers, not me.”

Part of any comedy show is always the dude (or woman) in the audience who is compelled to heckle. Meaning, lobbing a smart-ass remark aimed at the comedian/comic, who then often masterfully delivers a total smackdown to the cowed and embarrassed heckler. Some of these tit-for-tats have been absolutely epic. If you feel the need to heckle, you may not want to after reading these real-life incidents.

The Comedy Stop’s formula for selection is to ensure all three acts appearing

for a night’s comedy are all of equal impact. “Instead of having the first one being passable, the middle one being OK and the final being great, we start out with bang. All three guys or women are all capable of headlining.”

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Laugh addicts can certainly get their comedy fixes on Comedy Central -- but there is nothing like the live experience, unfiltered, unedited and most important, no commercials. Ibelli explains that when you view a Comedy Central half-hour special, you’re only seeing about 15 or 20 minutes, edited, of the original performance. “It’s kind of like people going to the Indy 500 hoping for a crash,” compares Kephart. He also observes that many people who regularly go to comedy clubs are actually wannabe comics so they think they can criticize. “Other than that, audiences enjoy the social and interpersonal experience and the reactions of both their audience peers and the comic. At a comedy club you are in the moment.” Yengo summarizes the experience succinctly: “It’s live, in your face, you get instant reactions.” There’s more on the horizon -- Uncle Vinnie’s is expanding on October 11 Friday nights only at Tuscan House in Toms River. Catch a Rising Star is looking forward to re-opening its Princeton location this month; date and talent to be announced. This is great news and reflects Kephart’s assertion: “Everyone needs laughter.”

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Ibelli recalls the first time Andrew Dice Clay performed at his club and a guy from Point Pleasant Beach “thought he was the show.” Clay would use a keyword, “timeout,” which would indicate to the club staff that the heckler/ pain in the ass was to be escorted out. Clay said the magic word and Ibelli went to the heckler, telling him he had to leave. “Suddenly, Dice just said, ‘Don’t let him go, he paid to be here. Instead, just let him sit in the bathroom for 10 minutes.’ I complied, taking the guy into the bathroom and making sure he didn’t leave. We hear Dice say, “OK! Ten minutes are up; let him out where he can sit back in his chair!’ The guy didn’t utter a peep the rest of the night.” Recently, Rich Vos from Opie and Anthony was headlining Uncle Vinnie’s. Ibelli describes one guy in the audience who was already buzzed when he came in, and got progressively louder and more obnoxious, and then, “Vos just buried him into no tomorrow to the point where the guy’s wife was crying and they ended up leaving.” Yengo laughs as she relates, “So the comic’s on the stage, there’s a dreaded bridal party. He says a joke, the guest, who was actually the niece of the club location’s general manager, shoves the guy onstage and then cracks a glass over his head! He protected himself with the mic stand and the cops shut the club down!” Most comics are prepared for hecklers and have standard comebacks in their routines that reflect their unique personalities. The comeback lines that have always cracked Kephart up are: “Hey, I work alone.” “Do I come to your job and teach you how to flip a burger?” “Great! Thanks for your help.” “This is why birth control should be retroactive.” “Oh, you’re from down south, the only place where you can buy a satellite dish that comes with a free trailer home.” “Dad, didn’t I tell you to not come to my shows anymore?” Point is, says Ibelli, don’t heckle, “you’ll never win. The guy on the stage has the microphone and the audience. And if you’re pissing off the comic, you’re pissing the audience off too -- they paid to hear him or her, not you after six Budweisers.”

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Since our subject today is newspapers and the people who hawk them, I’m going to ask you to try to imagine a special kind of super tabloid. It would consist of nothing but headlines, all set in extra-large type, all goal-posted with exclamation points and all proclaiming essentially the same thing. Now imagine that tabloid set to music, and you’ve got “Newsies the Musical,” which is performed at the Nederlander Theater. This Disney Theatrical Productions is made up largely of numbers that feel like blazing banner headlines. Here are a few titles of the songs by Alan Menken (music) and Jack Feldman (lyrics): “Carrying the Banner,” “The World Will Know,” “Seize the Day,” “Something to Believe In” and “Once and for All.” And if you asked me to explain what distinguishes one of these songs from another, I couldn’t begin to without consulting the show’s director, Jeff Calhoun, and book writer, Harvey Fierstein. You see, these are songs that take their cues from the hardsell tactics of the show’s title characters, feisty lads of the urban jungle who make their living pushing the papes (to borrow their

lingo). And if attracting the attention of potential customers requires yelling, pushing and pandering to baser sentimental instincts, well, a boy’s gotta do what a boy’s gotta do. Yes, what’s being marketed here is Urchin Appeal. You remember urchins, right? They’re those plucky, resourceful ragamuffins — preferably orphans — whom America once embraced in movies like the Dead End Kids and Bowery Boys series and musicals like “Oliver!” and “Annie.” “Newsies makes a bold claim to be the ultimate urchin crowd-pleaser. “Da’boys” never stop burning energy like toddlers on a sugar high at a birthday party. As choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, they keep coming at us in full-speedahead phalanxes. There are back flips, cartwheels, somersaults and kick lines galore, not to mention enough pirouettes to fill a whole season of “Swan Lake.” Though there is little originality in these dance numbers, they have enough raw vitality to command the attention and even stir the blood. But just when you think a number is over, it starts up again, and no sooner are you recovering from that one, then there’s another one. I commend the cast members for always appearing to be excited by what they’re doing.

You could argue that such relentlessness suits the show’s plot, in which newsies learn that in solidarity (and tenacity) there is strength. The enemy they must conquer is the press baron Joseph Pulitzer who decides to cut costs by charging the newsies more for the papers they sell. Mobilized by the brawn of the popular Jack and the brains of the more reticent Davey, the young newsies are initiated into the fine arts of unionizing and business negotiations. Their fold includes the obligatory brave little man with a crutch, named Crutchie and the wisecracking, deadpan child prodigy. There are a few Dickensian villains hanging around too, and a helpful burlesque queen. And, oh yes, there’s a deus ex machina named Theodore Roosevelt. Aglow with feminine competence, Ms. Lindsay has the show’s best and most atypical song. It’s called “Watch What Happens,” and it is about, of all things, writer’s block, and trying to find the words to capture momentous events. Mr. Feldman’s lyrics are spot-on, while the melody reminds us just how charming a composer Mr. Menken can be. It also provides a sorely needed oasis of relief from all that extra! extra! enthusiasm.

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Kevin Israel by Steve Ortlieb

by Steve Ortlieb Two months ago, when last we appeared on these pages, our interviewee was Jono Zalay, a comedian with a PhD. in neuroscience! This month, I’ve interviewed Kevin Israel, an attorney turned comedian, not quite

as impressive sounding but nonetheless a heck of an accomplishment (and shouldn’t adly,just Selena Coppack’s aBostonian and doesn’t those jokes write themselves?). understand that the only real teams to root for are in NY and NJ. I jest of course (kinda, sorta). Coppack has Kevin Israel performs at clubs and venues been performing stand up for eight years and her new throughout as well launches as book, Thethe NewNortheast, Rules For Blondes, in April. private and corporate events, colleges and fundraisers. He can also be heard on XM Were you “the funny one” growing up? Radio’s “Rascals Comedy Hour.”

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I come a veryyou funny homebeing and the my brunt older sister Venues NJ: from So how’d go from of all those Laurel is a comedian, too. So I wasn’t really ‘the funny lawyer jokes to the other side of the mic? one’ at home so much as Laurel and I spent a lot of time writing musicals in aour bedrooms, Kevin Israel: When I became lawyer I realizedchoreographing my parents were strange dance numbers, and watching “Saturday Night so proud. They were genuinely happy for me. I then decided after Live” since age 7. I think that my parents and oldest years of their torment it wasn’t fair that they should be so happy sister Emily are super hilarious, But yes, as I was spending hours every week intoo. therapy. So, II’ve left always law, and beena comedian. a bit of a ham really interested comedy and became Now,and when asked how theirin son is doing, my performing. folks say, “he passed away last year.”

Along those lines, did you do all the school productions?

In reality I’ve been doing comedy for 10if years went tolike law Where’d you grow up? Or rather, you’reand anything school in the middle of all that. I worked at a great firm for a while me, where were you raised? but missed the stage. So here I am. The billable hours are not as impressive but I still have my diploma! I grew up outside of Boston and I did all of the school plays growing up -- I absolutely loved performing and VNJ:the I see from yourof website that you a BillinCosby fan I(as excitement rehearsing andare being shows. didam I). While he wasn’t a lawyer, he did try real jobs and college before some professional theater in Boston (at the Boston settling, quite comfortably,gone) into his chosen line of work. Do you Baked Theater--now and in high school I became haveinterested any “end zone” in sight or is it more about the journey? in singing, too. I went to college in upstate NY where I majored in English and didn’t do any of the KI: plays I love on Mr. campus; Cosby’s story storiesa came from but Itelling was instyle, the those only co-ed cappella real life experiences and real places. Luckily, I’ve had a few of those group on campus (the Hamilton College Hamiltones) myself, too many. But After I reallyschool have Ino idea where this is andmaybe the improv troupe. moved to Chicago going, which is what I’ve told most of the women in my life. Maybe

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to study improv comedy further and it was improv that really led me to standup. I did improv for years and that’s why I’m stillgot single. to write,with and I’m currently working eventually I just sickI love of working other people, on a pilot for ame sitcom…so, who knows. Maybe Bill can play my which makes sound like a total curmudgeon, I know. father.

Stand up is very tough. You have to be able to take rejection. you“real” handle first bomb, unless Conflict VNJ: RightHow’d now your job your is working for a politician. you’re theorone who’s never that? material? of interest arecomic you there strictly forexperienced the easy-to-gather

I mean really, a politician? that’s almost The rejection is definitely andfor it’san something thatit? like hard cheating easy joke isn’t everyone -- even my comedy idols -- have experienced at some point. Early on I KI: think that I wanted theinaudience The political scene New Jersey is to like me, which can enough be dangerous territory, especially of a joke without me adding to for female comedians.it.You have toleave be confident and I actually my work at the office. feel entitled to be up there with the microphone andbut that I give credit to political comics, that took me a while to figure out -- how to just own just ain’t me. the stage and trust myself more. I think of standup as like training a dog -- if you get out there and you’re VNJ: I’ve watched a couple of your videos confident and in control, the audience is with you. and I loved them. I don’t see your name But if you exude a sense of nervousness or you seem on IMDB (Internet Movie Data Base) yet. insecure, they’ll eat you alive. I’ve been doing standup Soon? for about eight years and even now sometimes I’ll have a show where I can sense that certain people in the KI: The dayaren’t I havecompletely an IMDB profile it will most be for audience on board with likely me and it writing. I’ve never had toonervous, much interest acting. George Clooney makes me feel but I in know to I’m justsure plow through and Bradley Cooper are somewhere breathing a sigh of relief it and keep on going and eventually I’ll hit on a joke or while women reading crying their eyes out. But let’s be honest, I’d reference that this winsare them over. never say no -- that’s my motto and I should probably think about Is this a means an end? “SNL”, head writer-changing it sinceto it once wound me upsitcoms, in a cheap hotel room with what’s your goal? a woman named Ralph who seemed to think I owed her $35. You can learn morethink about a 1994 of an Rumson-Fair I definitely don’t ofKevin, standup as agraduate means to end and I think comedians do are pretty he’s miserable Haven High that School, from his who website, of which a founding people. Itcomediansatlaw.com has to be its own reward or else you’re crazy member: to do this thing. But as far as my goal, mine is pretty broad: I’d like for my comedy (performance, writing) In a little follow up on two of our previous interviews here are two links to pay for my life. I don’t know exactly how that will not to be missed. Thelike firstmy is about Craig Mahoney andtothe shake out, but I’d job to be what I love do,second is an article written by Selena Coppack, and both links are which is write and perform comedy. I have a book from the Huffington Post. coming out in April (The New Rules for Blondes, from It Books/HarperCollins), which I hope will open up new huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/28/grown-up-calvin-and-hobbesopportunities for me. It’s a collection of humorous essays craig-mahoney_n_3346746.html celebrating and subverting the blonde stereotype, but it’s for readers of all hair colors. huffingtonpost.com/selena-coppock/can-rape-jokes-be-funnys_b_3398921.html

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Dining Pleasure

Court Jester Aberdeen Town Sq. Rt. 34 732-566-6674

Atlantic Highlands

Copper Canyon 51 First Ave. 732-291-8444 Julia’s 91 First Street 732-872-1007

On the Deck 2 Simon Lake Dr. 732-872-1424 Wine Bar 40 First Ave 732-291-1377

Asbury Park

Posillipos 715 Second Ave. 732-774-5819

For Your

Stella Marina 800 Ocean Avenue 732-775-7776

Citricos 812 Main Street 732-988-6565

Fair Haven

La Fandy 609 River Road 732-530-3338

Park East 3352 Hwy 35 S 732-739-2002

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Farmingdale

Bahr’s Landing 2 Bay Ave. 732-872-1245

Brickhouse 979 Cedarbridge Ave. 732-279-3743 Buffalo Wild Wings 2770 Hooper Ave. 732-475-7645

Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 515 Rt. 70 732-262-5180

Basile’s 536 Park Ave. 732-866-4085

Brielle

Simkos Grille 403 Higgins Ave. 732-528-9989

Colts Neck

East Brunswick Gusto Grill 1050 Rt. 18 N 732-651-2737

Clementine’s Café 306 Main Street 732-988-7979

Brunswick Grove 327 Milltown Rd. 732-254-0495

Belmar

Tilted Kilt Rt. 18 South 732-992-8532

Matisse 1301 Ocean Ave. 732-681-7680

Vivas 801 Belmar Plaza 732-681-1213

Freehold

A Little Bit of Cuba 2 E. Main Street 732-577-8506

Tim McLoone’s Supper Club 1200 Ocean Ave. 732-744-1400

Klein’s 708 River Road 732-681-1177

Fords McLoone’s @ Favorites 3 Lafayette Rd. 732-512-5025

River Rock 1600 Rt. 70 732-840-1110

Colts Neck Inn 6 Rt. 537 732-462-0383

Avon

Woody’s Roadhouse Tavern 105 Academy Street 732-938-6404

Riverwatch 799 Rt. 70 732-920-8900

The Harrison 808 Fifth Ave. 732-774-2200

Brandl 703 Belmar Plaza 732-280-7501

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East Windsor Brewster’s Pub 529 Rt. 130 N 609-448-2258

Eatontown

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Bay Ave. Trattoria 122 Bay Ave. 732-872-9800 Chilango 272 Bay Ave. 732-708-0505 The Chubby Pickle 23 Bay Ave. 732-872-7000 Claddagh Irish Pub 297 Bay Ave. 732-291-0099 Havana 300 Shore Drive 732-708-0000 Lusty Lobster 88 Bay Ave. 732-291-1548 Off the Hook 1 Navesink Ave. 732-872-2006

Jackson

Kyoto Sushi & Hibachi 21 S. Hope Chapel Road 732-367-3333 Solo Bella 426 Chandler Road 732-961-0951 Surf Taco 21 S. Hope Chapel Road 732-364-8226

Keyport

Burlew’s Seafood & Steak 59 West Front Street 732-497-0500 McDonagh’s 2 West Front Street 732-264-0999

Little Silver Sickles Harrison Ave. (off Rumson Rd) 732-741-9563

Village Bistro 151 Markham Place 732-450-0444

Long Branch

Twin Light Taphouse 128 Bay Ave. 732-872-1345

Draft House 100 Brighton Ave. 732-272-1598

Windansea 56 Shrewsbury Ave. 732-872-2266

Dino’s 444 Ocean Blvd. N 732-923-0033

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Jack’s 149 Brighton Ave. 732-870-8800

Park 33 618 Park Ave. 732-761-1300

Tavern on the Lake 101 Main Street 609-426-9345

San Marzano 31 E. Main Street 732-845-5400

Holmdel

Pearl of the Sea 46 S. Broadway 732-263-1050

Howell

McLoone’s Pier House 1 Ocean Ave. 732-923-1006

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The Mix 71 Brighton Ave. 732-923-9100

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Wine Loft 32 Laird Street 732-222-7770

Manalapan Mezza Luna 357 Rt. 9 S 732-536-0207

Spargos Grille 130 Rt. 33 732-294-9992 The Sycamore Grille @ Knob Hill 1 Shinnecock Drive 732-792-9909

Marlboro

Brioso’s 184-Rt. 9 N 732-617-1700 Nonna’s 190 Rt. 9 N 732-536-9050

Heavenly Ham Hwy 35 & S Union Sq. Mall 732-842-1115 MJ’s 1005 Rt. 35 N 732-796-1400 Neelam 1178 Rt. 35 @ Village Mall 732-671-8900

Millstone

Luchento’s 520 Rt. 33 W 732-446-8500

Monroe

Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar 299 SpotswoodEnglishtown Rd (732) 251-1709

Neptune

Sam Vera 476 Rt. 520 732-834-9889

Don Chuchos 1647 Rt. 35 N 732-531-7555

Fireside Bar & Grille 133 Rt. 79 732-780-7900

Kelly’s Tavern 43 Rt. 35 S 732-775-9517

Matawan

MJ’s 3205 Rt. 66 732-918-9700

Bart’s 74 Main St. 732-566-0267 MJ’s Buttonwood Manor 845 Hwy 34 732-566-6220

Pete & Elda’s 96 Woodland Ave. 732-774-6010

Old Bridge

Café 34 Hwy 34 732-583-9700

A Tavola Rt. 9 S @ Deep Run Shopping Ctr. 732-607-1120

La Riviera 113 Main Street 732-566-8400

Benvenuti 3857 Hwy 516 732-607-1115

Mediterranean Chateau 27 Freneau Ave (Rt. 79) 732-758-0800

Big Ed’s BBQ 305 Hwy 34 Na 732-583-2626

Middletown Baja Fresh 500 Rt. 35 S 732-758-0058

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Café Luna 3679 Rt. 9 N 732-965-5490 Pine Tavern Rt. 34 & Cottrell Rd. 732-727-5060

Salsarita’s 3843 Rt. 9 N 732-591-0333

Pt. Pleasant

Zebu 20 Broad Street 732-936-9330

732-449-1800 St. Stephen’s Green 2031 Rt. 71 S 732-449-2636

709 709 Arnold Ave. 732-295-0709

Barnacle Bill’s 1 First Street 732-747-8396

Rumson

Tinton Falls

Frankie’s 414Rt. 35 S 732-892-6000

Molly Maguire’s Black Point Inn 132 East River Road 732-530-2882

MJ’s 1213 Sycamore Ave. 732-542-3131

Salt Creek Grille 4 Bingham Ave. 732-933-9272

Mulligan’s 1850 Hooper Ave. 732-255-3900

McLoone’s Riverside 816 Ocean Ave. 732-842-2894

Sea Bright

Union Beach Cervino’s 300 Union Ave. 732-888-0737

Woody’s Grille 1 E. Church Street 732-976-1300

Piero’s 1411 Rt. 36 732-264-5222

Sea Girt

Shogun Legacy 1536 North Bay Ave. 732-286-9888

Shrewsbury

Applebee’s 2007 Hwy 35 732-280-3676

Martell’s 308-310 Boardwalk 732-892-0131

Red Bank

Basil T’s 183 Riverside Ave. 732-842-5990 Buona Sera 50 Maple Street 732-530-5858 The Downtown Street 10 W. Front 732-741-2882 Dublin House 30 Monmouth Street 732-747-6699 La Pastaria 6 Linden Place 732-224-8699 Melting Pot 2 Bridge Ave. 732-219-0090 New Corner 22 E. Front Street 732-530-1007 Savanna 10 Bridge Ave. 732-741-6333 Siam Garden In the Galleria 732-224-1233 Sogno 69 Broad Street 732-747-6969 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 2 Bridge St. 732-212-1700

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South Amboy Blue Moon 114 S. Broadway 732-525-0014

South River Ria Mar 25 Whitehead Ave. 732-257-1100

Applebee’s 14 Park Road 732-935-1158

Toms River

Wall

Four Winds 1310 Jefferson Ave. 732-223-9579

Woodbridge

Big Shots Sport Bar 780 Rt. 1 North 732-750-5050 Chris Michaels 40 Oakwood Ave. 732-634-5355 The Shannon Rose 855 St Georges Ave. 732-636-6100

Spring Lake

Black Trumpet 7 Atlantic Ave. 732-449-4700 The Mill 101 Old Mill Road

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4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

McDonagh’s

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

Metropolitan Café MJ’s (Middletown, Buttonwood Neptune/Tinton Falls)

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

Molly Maguires

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

Moore’s Tavern

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

1pm - 5pm

1pm - 5pm

Mulligan’s (Toms River)

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

Nonna’s

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

Off the Hook

3pm - 8pm

3pm - 8pm

3pm - 8pm

3pm - 8pm

4pm - 7pm

On the Deck

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

Park 33

Noon - 6pm

Noon - 6pm

Noon - 6pm

Noon - 6pm

Noon - 6pm

Noon - 6pm

Park East

4pm - 8pm

4pm - 8pm

4pm - 8pm

4pm - 8pm

4pm - 8pm

4pm - 8pm

4pm - 8pm

Pine Tavern

3pm - 5pm

3pm - 5pm

3pm - 5pm

3pm - 5pm

3pm - 5pm

ALL DAY

PK’s Shamrock Rose

12N - 7pm

12N - 7pm

12N - 7pm

12N - 7pm

12N - 7pm

Riverwatch

2pm - 6pm

2pm - 6pm

2pm - 6pm

2pm - 6pm

2pm - 6pm

2pm - 6pm

2pm - 6pm

Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

1pm - 7pm

1pm - 7pm

Sunsets

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

12N - 4pm

Surf Taco (Jackson)

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

4pm - 6pm

ALL DAY

Tavern on the Lake

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

3pm - 6pm

12N - 5pm

ALL DAY

The Shannon Rose

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

3pm - 7pm

Tilted Kilt

3pm - 7pm 9pm - close

3pm - 7pm 9pm - close

3pm - 7pm 9pm - close

3pm - 7pm 9pm - close

3pm - 7pm —

— — — 9pm - close

Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza (Brick)

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

— ALL DAY

— ALL DAY

Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza (Red Bank)

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

4pm - 7pm 7pm - close

— ALL DAY

— ALL DAY

The Sycamore Grille

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

Twin Light Taphouse Windansea Wine Loft

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 6:30pm

4pm - 6:30pm

4pm - 6:30pm

4pm - 6:30pm

4pm - 6:30pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

4pm - 7pm

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Friday, Aug. 30 The Cabin – Eddie Testa Band Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night w/ DJ Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s - Mike Dalton Trio; Drop Dead Sexy MJ’s Buttonwood – Lisa & Wendy MJ’s Middletown – Joey B MJ’s Neptune – Steve Reilly MJ’s Tinton Falls – Sean Dunne Riverwatch – High Tide & Vintage Johnny Saturday, Aug. 31 Big Ed’s – Karaoke The Cabin - Undercover Fireside Grill – UFC 164 Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Dr. Cheeko Martell’s – Big Bang Baby MJ’s Buttonwood – Marysue & Ken MJ’s Middletown – Bobby & Me MJ’s Neptune – Wing It MJ’s Tinton Falls – Different Strings Riverwatch – Seth Teiger Band Tommy’s / Brick - Karaoke Sunday, Sept. 01 Martell’s – Dr. Cheeko; New Power Soul Riverwatch – Rhyme & Reason Monday, Sept. 02 Labor Day Martell’s – Dr. Cheeko; Don’t Call me Francis Riverwatch – Gary Philips Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Service Industry Night Tuesday, Sept. 03 Fireside Grill – Trivia Night Martell’s – Steve DiSalvo Trio MJ’s Buttonwood – 70’s Night & Trivia MJ’s Neptune - Trivia MJ’s Tinton Falls – Karaoke Riverwatch – Gary Cook Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Trivia & Karaoke Wednesday, Sept. 04 Market Yard Grille – Gary Philips MJ’s Buttonwood – Rob Garcia MJ’s Middletown – Bob Garaffa MJ’s Neptune – 80’s Night w/ DJ Jake MJ’s Tinton Falls – Game On Riverwatch - Tomardo Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Poker Night Thursday, Sept. 05 The Cabin – Bike Night w/ Jersey Shore Cats Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Sensational Soul Cruisers MJ’s Buttonwood – Football Thursday MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune – Football Thursdays MJ’s Tinton Falls – Football Thursday Riverwatch – Lisa Bouchelle Friday, Sept. 06 The Cabin – Rock Bottom Colts Neck Inn – Two River Band

September 2013

Fireside Grill – ive Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night w/ DJ Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Dangerous New High MJ’s Buttonwood – Linda & Mike MJ’s Middletown – Steve Reilly & Steve Devito MJ’s Neptune – Ken & Marysue MJ’s Tinton Falls – Tim & Andy Riverwatch - Undisputed Ryan’s Pub – The Butchers Saturday, Sept. 07 Big Ed’s - Karaoke The Cabin – Free Pass Colts Neck Inn – Taste This Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Overboard MJ’s Buttonwood – Andy Russo MJ’s Middletown – Mellissa Chill & Rob Dye MJ’s Neptune – Brew Crew MJ’s Tinton Falls – Rich Graz Riverwatch – Billy Lawlor Tommy’s / Brick - Karaoke Monday, Sept. 09 Riverwatch – Trivia Night Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Service Industry Night Tuesday, Sept. 10 Fireside Grill – Trivia Night MJ’s Buttonwood – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune - Trivia MJ’s Tinton Falls – Karaoke Riverwatch – Gary Cook Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Trivia & Karaoke Wednesday, Sept. 11 Market Yard Grille – Gary Philips MJ’s Buttonwood – Seth Teiger MJ’s Middletown – Dale Toth MJ’s Neptune – 80’s Night w/ DJ Jake MJ’s Tinton Falls – Game On Riverwatch - Tomardo Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Poker Night Thursday, Sept. 12 Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment MJ’s Buttonwood – Football Thursdays MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune – Football Thursdays MJ’s Tinton Falls – Football Thursday Riverwatch – Floyd Murray Friday, Sept. 13 The Cabin - Moondoggie Colts Neck Inn – Special Request Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night w/ DJ Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Mike Dalton Band MJ’s Buttonwood – The Jam Acoustic MJ’s Middletown – Seth Teiger MJ’s Neptune – Steve Reilly MJ’s Tinton Falls – Rachel Allyn Riverwatch – License To Chill Ryan’s Pub – Mama’s Stew Saturday, Sept. 14

Big Ed’s – Karaoke The Cabin – Eddie Testa Band Colts Neck Inn – Night Shift Fireside Grill – PPV: Mayweather vs. Alvarez Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Dr. Cheeko; Jo Bonanno & Godsons MJ’s Buttonwood – The Shore Side Duo MJ’s Middletown – Tom & Tom MJ’s Neptune – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Tinton Falls – Matt O’Ree Riverwatch – Phil Engel Band Tommy’s / Brick - Karaoke Sunday, Sept. 15 Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko Monday, Sept. 16 Riverwatch - Trivia Night Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Service Industry Night Tuesday, Sept. 17 Fireside Grill – Trivia Night MJ’s Buttonwood – 70’s Night & Trivia MJ’s Neptune – Bike Night MJ’s Tinton Falls – Karaoke Riverwatch - Gary Cook Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Trivia & Karaoke Wednesday, Sept. 18 Market Yard Grille – Gary Philips MJ’s Buttonwood – Blues Night MJ’s Middletown – Matt O’Ree MJ’s Neptune – 80’s Night w/ DJ Jake MJ’s Tinton Falls – Game On Riverwatch - Tomardo Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Poker Night Thursday, Sept. 19 The Cabin – Bike Night Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment MJ’s Buttonwood – Football Thursday MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune – Football Thursdays MJ’s Tinton Falls – Football Thursday Riverwatch - Lefty Friday, Sept. 20 The Cabin – Phil Engel Band Colts Neck Inn – Sheri Gilmore Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night w/ DJ Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – The Neighbors MJ’s Buttonwood – The Clifton Brothers MJ’s Middletown – Jeff Pilgrim MJ’s Neptune – Lisa & Wendy MJ’s Tinton Falls – Seth Teiger Riverwatch – Nicole & Denise Ryan’s Pub – Radio Daze Saturday, Sept. 21 Big Ed’s – Karaoke The Cabin - Upside Colts Neck Inn – Hair Metal Fireside Grill – UFC 165 Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s – Dr. Cheeko; Generation Next MJ’s Buttonwood – Different Strings

MJ’s Middletown – Lisa & Wendy MJ’s Neptune – Wing It MJ’s Tinton Falls – Paul Baccash Riverwatch – TBA Tommy’s / Brick - Karaoke Sunday, Sept. 22 Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko Monday, Sept. 23 Riverwatch - Trivia Night Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Service Industry Night Tuesday, Sept. 24 Fireside Grill – Trivia Night MJ’s Buttonwood – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune - Trivia MJ’s Tinton Falls – Karaoke Riverwatch - Gary Cook Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Trivia & Karaoke Wednesday, Sept. 25 Market Yard Grille – Gary Philips MJ’s Buttonwood – Lakeside Lee MJ’s Middletown – Joey B MJ’s Neptune – 80’s Night w/ DJ Jake MJ’s Tinton Falls – Game On Riverwatch - Tomardo Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Poker Night Thursday, Sept. 26 Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment MJ’s Buttonwood – Football Thursdays MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune – Football Thursdays MJ’s Tinton Falls – Football Thursday Riverwatch – Lisa Bouchelle Friday, Sept. 27 The Cabin – Eddie Testa Band Colts Neck Inn – Jody Joseph Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night w/ DJ Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment MJ’s Buttonwood – Dave McCarty MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Neptune - Steve Reilly MJ’s Tinton Falls – Carla Buffa Riverwatch – High Tide & Vintage Johnny Ryan’s Pub – Black Night Saturday, Sept. 28 Big Ed’s – Karaoke The Cabin - Undercover Colts Neck Inn – Yazmatics Market Yard Grille – Live Entertainment Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko MJ’s Buttonwood – Ken & Marysue MJ’s Middletown – Tim & Andy MJ’s Neptune – Shawn Mars MJ’s Tinton Falls – Different Strings Riverwatch – Brue Crew Tommy’s / Brick - Karaoke Sunday, Sept. 29 Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko Monday, Sept. 30 Riverwatch - Trivia Night Tilted Kilt / East Brunswick – Service Industry Night

Applebee’s / Tinton Falls MJ’s Tinton Falls 14 Park Rd., Tinton Falls 1213 Sycamore Ave, Tinton Falls 732-935-1158 732-542-3131 Applebee’s / Wall Molly Maguire’s 2007 Rt. 35, Wall 132 East River Road, Rumson 732-280-3676 732-530-2882 Big Shots Sports Bar Mulligan’s / Toms River 780 Rt. 1 North, 1850 Hooper Ave., Toms River Woodbridge 732-255-3900 732-750-5050 Nonna’s Blue Moon 190 Rt. 9N, Marlboro 114 S. Bway, S. Amboy 732-536-9050 732-525-0014 Off the Hook Brass Rail 1 Navesink Ave., Highlands 80 Rt. 79, Matawan 732-872-2006 732-290-8400 On the Deck Brickhouse 2 Simon Lake Dr, 979 Cedarbridge, Brick Atlantic Highlands 732-279-3743 732-872-1424 Buffalo Wild Wings / Brick Park 33 2770 Hooper Ave., Brick 618 Park Ave, Freehold 732-475-7645 732-761-1300 Burlew’s Seafood & Steak Pine Tavern 59 West Front Street, Keyport 154 Rt. 34N, Old Bridge 732-497-0500 732-727-5060 The Cabin PK’s Shamrock Rose 984 Rt. 33, Freehold 415 18th Ave., Belmar 732-462-3090 732-681-3111 CJ McLoone’s Park East 560 Shrewsbury Ave., 3352 Rt. 35S., Hazlet Tinton Falls 732-739-2002 732-758-0800 Prime 34 Café Luna 1212 Rt. 34S., Aberdeen 3679 Rt. 9N, Old Bridge 732-441-9663 732-965-5490 Riverwatch Claddagh Irish Pub 799 Rt. 70, Brick 297 Bay Ave, Highlands 732-920-8900 732-291-0099 Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar Colts Neck Inn 299 Spotswood-Englishtown Rd 6 Rt. 537 Monroe Township 732-462-0383 (732) 251-1709 Court Jester / Freehold Salt Creek Grille E. Main St., Freehold 4 Bingham Ave, Rumson 732-462-1040 732-933-9272 The Downtown Shogun Legacy 10 W. Front St., Red Bank 1536 North Bay Ave., 732-741-2828 Toms River, NJ 732-286-9888 Dublin House 30 Monmouth St., Red Bank St. Stephen’s Green 732-747-6699 2031 Rt. 71, Spring Lake Fireside Grill 732-449-2636 133 Rt. 79, Marlboro Sunsets 732-780-7900 302 S. Concourse Ave., Neptune Gusto’s Grill 732-775-9911 1050 Rt. 18N, East Brunswick Surf Taco / Jackson 732-651-2737 21 S. Hope Chapel, Jackson Ivy League 732-364-8226 Rt. 9N, Howell Tavern on the Lake 732-370-2206 101 Main St., Hightstown Jack’s Goal Line 609-426-9345 149 Brighton Ave., Long Branch The Shannon Rose / Woodbridge 732-870-8800 855 St. George’s Ave. La Riviera Woodbridge 113 Main St, Matawan 732-636-6100 732-566-8400 The Sycamore Grille Maloney’s Pub 1 Shinnecock, Manalapan 117 Main St., Matawan 732-792-7722 732-583-4040 Tilted Kilt Market Yard Grille Rt. 18 South, East Brunswick 18 E. Main St., Freehold 732-992-8532 732-431-3220 Tim McLoone’s Supper Club Martell’s 1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury Boardwalk, Pt. Pleasant 732-744-1400 732-892-0131 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza/Brick McLoones @ Favorites 515 Rt. 70, Brick 3 Lafayette Rd., Fords 732-262-5180 732-512-5025 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza/Red Bank McLoone’s Pier House 2 Bridge St., 1 Ocean Pl., Long Branch 732-212-1700 732-923-1006 1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury Metropolitan Café 732-744-1400 8 E. Main St., Freehold Twin Light Taphouse 732-780-9400 128 Bay Ave., Highlands Mediterranean Chateau 732-872-1345 27 Freneau Ave. (Rt. 79), Windansea Matawan 56 Shrewsbury Ave., Highlands 732-780-9400 732-872-2266 MJ’s Middletown Wine Loft 1005 Hwy 35N, Middletown 32 Laird St., Long Branch 732-796-1400 732-222-7770 MJ’s Neptune 3205 Rt. 66, Neptune 732-918-9700

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CONCERTS &

THEATER Saturday, Sept. 07 WWE Live Izod Center East Rutherford, NJ

Sunday, Sept. 08 Grace Potter & The Nocturnals State Theater New Brunswick, NJ

Prudential Center Newark, NJ

Tuesday, Sept. 24 Sylvia Brown

Count Basie Theater Red Bank, NJ

Sunday, Sept. 08 Rebelution & Matisyahu

Wednesday, Sept. 25 Josh Turner

Sept. 14 – 29 On Borrowed Time

Wednesday, Sept. 25 Randy Travis

Stone Pony Asbury Park, NJ

Twin River Theater Red Bank, NJ

Sunday, Sept. 15 Sinbad

State Theater New Brunswick, NJ

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Saturday, Sept. 21 Sesame Street Live

State Theater New Brunswick, NJ

Count Basie Theater Red Bank, NJ

Sept. 29 – Oct. 06 The Full Monty

Algonquin Arts Theatre Manasquan, NJ

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September 2013 March 2013


PLUGGED INTO

Saturday, Sept. 07

Saturday, Sept. 21

Friday, Sept. 13

Saturday, Sept. 21

Golden Nugget Blondie

Borgata Lionel Richie

Golden Nugget Graham Nash

Borgata Russell Brand

Sunday, Sept. 22

Saturday, Sept. 14

Revel Toby Keith

Tropicana Kool & The Gang

Saturday, Sept. 28

Saturday, Sept. 14

Borgata The Beach Boys

Taj Mahal Alan Jackson

Saturday, Sept. 28

Sunday, Sept. 15

Caesar’s Lisa Minnelli

Broadway Hall Miss America Final Competition

September 2013

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The Last ENUES Word.

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LOYALTY

The tie binding a person to something to which he or she is faithful.

As a publication, our mission is to build and maintain a loyal readership and audience. This is vital to the success of any publication. How do we accomplish this? By providing timely information that satisfies the needs of the audience we reach. Through continuous consumer research over many years, we have put together a combined product consisting of quality editorial plus select advertiser messages that answer the needs of our targeted Central NJ audience. And, we deliver our product in varied multimedia forms for easy access through print and digital editions.

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Hurricane Sandy Notifications

The devastation brought on b widespread has had an effec This year’s event will bring 50 – 60 wounded warriors fromand Fort Drum, NY plus other wounded veterans from Texas and Florida to New Jersey for a three day in the region. Most individual mu program. Native NJ resident Joe Piscopo will be present to greet the troops. their own relief centers, ben This year’s program will include: & fundraising programs. H • Reception/Lunch at the Scarborough Fair, Wall, NJ • Housing on the NJ Shore (Police Barracks, SeaCall Girt, Center NJ) Central set up to get i • Band Concert by the NJ National Guard Band for emergency services, housin • Friday evening Reception/BBQ and entertainment by comedian Jeff Norris and the Retro Kings Bandmedical services, family

NJ Troopers Assisting Troops

• Saturday Deep Sea Fishing/Boat rides- off the Manasquan Inlet • NJ State Police SWAT Team demonstration/display of equipment • Lunch at the Belmar Fishing Club/Massages. Veteran Administration Benefit Counseling • Evening Southern by Jeff Pirrami You can also BBQ/Entertainment contact this Central Call Center to and Jersey Shore Band • Sunday morning services and breakfast at the Manasquan Elkslate morning departure with box lunch) to WWTU’s

ESTORE… HELP WA As a dining and/or entertainment venue, the ability to build and maintain your successful business also depends on securing a loyal customer base that will provide both repeat business and will encourage friends and neighbors to frequent your venue. How is this accomplished? By providing a combination of quality food, good service and a clean atmosphere that will encourage repeat visits. The frequently relied on discounting or couponing is a quick fix for building initial consumer traffic and awareness, but for lasting consumer loyalty, quality and service always trump a “deal.” Those customers who try a place because of a discounted price offer will discard loyalty when the “guy down the street” offers a more attractive deal. These folks do not create the loyalty customer base you seek.

Call 211 or go online to

volunteer

Your support is needed to help defray the costs associated with Warrior transportation, food & supplies. All donations should be sent to: Troopers Assisting Troops 16 Jason Drive, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 Attention: Joe Sarnecky, Treasurer

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Contact: Gary McWhorter, President TAT (732) 580-2555

About TAT: Troopers Assisting Troops (TAT) is a grass roots nonprofit group of retired and active New Jersey State Troopers and friends providing support to returning Wounded Warriors from the Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) theaters with local recreational rehabilitative programs. TAT works closely with, and Forand more information call: utilizes the expertise, knowledge and assistance of the Wounded Warrior Project.Org (WWP) of Jacksonville, Florida.

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Kick Off The Season With A Bang! @ CM’s Newly Renovated Sports Bar

Starting Sunday, Sept. 5th

Great Atmosphere Over 70 HDTV’s (2) 3D VIP Viewing Rooms – Drink Specials – Beer Specials – Great Bar Menu – Giveaways Every Sunday

September 2013

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