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June 2014 Vol 3 • no 5

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

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Restaurant Profiles Sports Bars Pro Sports Schedules Local Band/Artist Profiles Comic Relief Dining Guide Broadway Shows Two on the Aisle Happy Hours Local Entertainment Listings Concerts & Theater Special Feature:

AC Entertainment

Jersey Fresh Seafood 1

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Start the summer off right

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ON OUR PATIO . . . . . . . . . . . .

LIVE ACOUSTIC MUSIC

GATHER SOME FRIENDS &

Enjoy

–BEER– BIKE NIGHT TUESDAYS BUCKETS & TOWERS

WEDNESDAYS 6PM

6PM-9PM

6/4: ROBERT GARCIA 6/11: CRAIG DANIEL 6/18: BRUE CREW 6/25: CRAIG DANIEL

BEER FLIGHTS

$2 BUD LIGHT PINTS & 1/2 PRICE SELECT APPETIZERS

SUNDAYS 5PM

6-9PM ON THE PATIO

6/1: JEREMY ADAM 6/8: MELANIE & SONNY 6/15: WAYNE & FRIENDS 6/22: POWER TONES 6/29: RUSS ARCARA & FRIENDS

4X4 TRUCK NIGHT

23 DRAFTS AVAILABLE!

5/13 & 5/27 • 6-9PM

LIVE MUSIC 6PM 6/3: NED RYERSON 6/10: G-JAM 6/17: LARRY ALTER 6/24: ROBERT GARCIA

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 9PM MODERN DJ

MALIBLUE

Book Our

PRIVATE PATIO

FISHBOWLS

FOR YOUR NEXT SPECIAL OCCASION!

Enjoy a refreshing mixture of Malibu Coconut Rum, Sauza Gold Tequila, and tropical fruit juices all served over ice. Watch out for the Swedish fish! One sip and you’ll be hooked.

ENJOY OUR OUTDOOR FIREPIT, TVS, PRIVATE BAR AND TABLES!

Also try our Sangria FishBowl!

$2.50 COORS LIGHTS ALL DAY, EVERY DAY ON THE PATIO LIKE US! 2

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Letter to Our Readers

Having the Atlantic Ocean as an eastern border provides many assets. Not only plenty of beaches for fun and relaxation, it offers an abundance of nutritious gastronomic pleasures: seafood, shellfish, etc. In this month’s main editorial feature, our writers delve into the topic of local Jersey Fresh Seafood available to our residents and visiting tourists, as well as venues where these delicious meals can be enjoyed. Hope you find it as interesting as I did. In seeking a dining venue, what is it you favor: A neighborhood bar, a familyoriented eatery or a favorite place to watch a game and enjoy a libation? An establishment that meets all these criteria is Donovan’s Bar & Grill in Manchester. Take a quick read in this month’s Restaurant Profile, then, if you’re in the area, stop by and visit. On the entertainment side, whether you’re looking for a dance band, a wedding band or just a musical group to relax and listen to, the Phil Engel Band offers all that you seek. This talented group performs at many local venues in the Central NJ area and is definitely worth checking out. Read more in this issue’s Band Profile. A working mom with two young daughters, a bartender with personality and a desire to seek a degree in education. Rolled all onto one, meet Kristy Kube, our Mixologist-of-the-Month. If passing through or visiting the Brick area, drop in to Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza and say “Hi” to Kristy. She’ll greet you with a big, friendly smile. On the humor side and for a change of pace in comedy, our Comedy Relief feature this month introduces you to Kate Hendricks (a.k.a.“Kate the Wasp”). She is the star of her own web series of the same a.k.a. name and a review of her videos will keep you in stitches for hours. Once again, I hope you find all our monthly offerings and timely information in each and every issue of Venues NJ to be helpful in planning and scheduling your leisure activities.

Bob Byrne, Publisher LIKE US!

In This Issue:

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Sports Bars & Quiz ................................................................. Page 6 Restaurant Profile: Donovan’s Bar & Grill .................... Page 10 Band Profile: A Day In the Life ......................................... Page 12 Mixologist-of-the-Month .................................................. Page 17 Main Feature: Jersey Fresh Seafood ............................. Page 18 Catering .................................................................................. Page 20 Comic Relief .......................................................................... Page 22 Libations ................................................................................. Page 23 Two on the Aisle .................................................................. Page 24 Dining Pleasures .................................................................. Page 28 Happy Hours ......................................................................... Page 30 Where it’s happening! ........................................................ Page 31 Concerts & Theater .............................................................. Page 32 Plugged into AC .................................................................. Page 33 The Last Word ....................................................................... Page 34 Venues Cares ..........................................................................Page 34 Graphics & Design Daria Kenny

Publisher Bob Byrne rfbyrne@att.net

darialittle@gmail.com

Editor Lisa Schofield

Social Media Mgr. Michelle Byrne

wordesigns@optonline.net

byrnevenuesnj@gmail.com

Contributing Writers Clare Marie Celano Steve Ortlieb Tim Kolupanowich Advertising Sales 732-995-1714

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MJ*s at the Falls

1213 Sycamore Ave - Tinton Falls

MJ*s at Rt. 35

1005 Rt. 35 North - Middletown

MJ*s at Rt. 66

3205 Rt. 66 West - Neptune

Sit, relax & enjoy!

MJ*s at Buttonwood

**Voted **Voted BEST BEST happy happy hour hour by by APP’s APP’s 2013 2013 reader’s reader’s poll!!** poll!!** Lakeside Lakeside Brunch Brunch HAPPY HOUR Buffet Buffet at at MJ*s MJ*s at at at the bar Buttonwood Buttonwood Mon - Fri Manor Manor 4-7pm!! every every Sunday Sunday Monday - Thursday 11am 2pm 4-6pm ~ 1/2 price 11am - 2pm appetizers! plus plus DAILY DAILY drink drink Friday 4-6pm & & chef’s chef’s specials specials FREE hot/cold buffet

845 Rt. 34 North - Matawan

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**Jackie “The Jokeman” Martling** is coming to MJ*s at Buttonwood

Thursday July 17th!!

Sunset Thursdays on the Deck

Doors open 6:30 | Buffet 7pm | Showtime 8pm Every Thurs Now thru Sept. ~ 6-9pm (weather permitting) ($45pp in advance with 2 drink purchase) Exclusively at MJ*s @ Buttonwood

Call 732.566.6220 to purchase tix

Bike Night @ MJ*s at Rt 66

3rd Tuesday of the Month now - September!

Cruise Night @ MJ*s at Rt 66 Every Monday 5:30pm now - September!

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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 Simko’s 732-528-9989 CLARKSBURG Clarksburg Inn 732-259-2558 COLTS NECK Huddy’s 732-431-0194 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 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 KEYPORT Blue Rock 732-583-7699 McDonagh’s 732-264-0999 LAKE COMO Bar A 732-681-7422 PK Shamrock 732-681-3111

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LOCH ARBOUR Lakehouse 732-531-5555 LONG BRANCH Draft House 732-272-1598 Jack’s 732-870-8800 MANASQUAN Leggett’s 732-223-3951 O’Neill’s 732-526-5666 MARLBORO Fireside Grill 732-780-7900 Nonna’s 732-536-9050

Test Your Fishing Smarts Match the species with the 2014 minimum size laws.

SPECIES

MIN. SIZE

Summer Flounder 16” Winter Flounder 15” Bluefish 18” Weakfish 12” Black Sea Bass No Minimum Black Drum 23” Red Drum 12.5” Tautog 9” King Mackerel 18” – 27” Porgy 13” (Answers on page 20)

MATAWAN MJ’s Buttonwood 732-566-6220 MIDDLETOWN MJ’s 732-918-9700 MONROE Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar 732-251-1709 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

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PT. PLEASANT 732-892-2090 732-892-6000 732-899-2102 732-892-0131 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 SEASIDE PARK Bum Rogers 732-830-2770 Farrell’s Frankie’s Idle Hour Martell’s Wharfside

SOUTH AMBOY Landmark Tavern & Cafe 732-721-6812 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 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 Rugs & Riffy’s 732-636-3747

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June 2014


HAPPY HOUR MONDAY-FRIDAY NOON-7pm

BAR ONLY DAILY SPECIALS 7 Days A Week

Watch @ Fireside on

50 HDTV

½ Price Appetizers All FIFA World Cup Matches

All NBA Championship Games

All NHL Stanley Cup Games

FLAT SCREENS

Cocktail Menu s Come Join U THURS.

JUNE 19TH

LOCAL ACOUSTIC NIGHT 7PM – 11PM

On our New Patio w/ Bar

After 10pm

MONDAY

$3.50 Craft Beer Pints - ALL DAY

TUESDAY TRIVIA NIGHT

$2.50 Yuengling Pints $4 Absolut Drinks Prizes & Giveaways 8pm – close

WEDNESDAY ½ Price Appetizers 8pm – close

$2.50 Miller Lite $3 Heineken & Heineken Light

THURSDAY

Johnson vs. Bagautinov

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

UFC 174 SAT. June 14 Live From VANCOUVER

Lunch & Dinner Specials Daily

FRIDAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

732.780.7900

Facebook 732.780.7900 133 South Main St. (Route 79) Marlboro, NJ 133 South Main StFOR (Route 79) Marlboro, NJ MENUS SEE OUR WEBSITE COMPLETE LUNCH & DINNER

Website

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March 2013

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Extended Happy Hour ‘til 8pm DJ 10pm - close

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River PRO SPORT SCHEDULES Rock 47 HD-TV’s

SPECIALS! YANKEES SUN, JUN 1 MON, JUN 2 TUE, JUN 3 WED, JUN 4 THU, JUN 5 FRI, JUN 6 SAT, JUN 7 SUN, JUN 8 MON, JUN 9 TUE, JUN 10 WED, JUN 11 THU, JUN 12 FRI, JUN 13 SAT, JUN 14 SUN, JUN 15 TUE, JUN 17 WED, JUN 18 THU, JUN 19 FRI, JUN 20 SAT, JUN 21 SUN, JUN 22 MON, JUN 23 TUE, JUN 24 WED, JUN 25 FRI, JUN 27 SAT, JUN 28 SUN, JUN 29 MON, JUN 30

VS VS VS VS VS @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ VS VS VS VS VS VS @ @ @ VS VS VS VS

ENTERTAINMENT!

METS

MINNESOTA SEATTLE OAKLAND OAKLAND OAKLAND KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY SEATTLE SEATTLE SEATTLE OAKLAND OAKLAND OAKLAND TORONTO TORONTO TORONTO BALTIMORE BALTIMORE BALTIMORE TORONTO TORONTO TORONTO BOSTON BOSTON BOSTON TAMPA BAY

1:05 PM 7:05 PM 7:05 PM 7:05 PM 1:05 PM 8:10 PM 7:15 PM 2:10 PM 8:10 PM 10:10 PM 10:10 PM 10:10 PM 10:05 PM 10:05 PM 4:05 PM 7:05 PM 7:05 PM 7:05 PM 7:05 PM 1:05 PM TBA 7:07 PM 7:07 PM 7:07 PM 7:05 PM 7:15 PM TBA 7:05 PM

SUN, JUN 1 MON, JUN 2 TUE, JUN 3 WED, JUN 4 THU, JUN 5 FRI, JUN 6 SAT, JUN 7 SUN, JUN 8 TUE, JUN 10 WED, JUN 11 THU, JUN 12 FRI, JUN 13 SAT, JUN 14 SUN, JUN 15 MON, JUN 16 TUE, JUN 17 WED, JUN 18 THU, JUN 19 FRI, JUN 20 SAT, JUN 21 SUN, JUN 22 TUE, JUN 24 WED, JUN 25 THU, JUN 26 FRI, JUN 27 SAT, JUN 28 SUN, JUN 29 MON, JUN 30

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PHILADELPHIA PHILADELPHIA CUBS CUBS CUBS SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS MIAMI MIAMI MIAMI MIAMI OAKLAND OAKLAND PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH ATLANTA

1:35 PM 7:05 PM 8:05 PM 8:05 PM 7:05 PM 10:15 PM 10:05 PM 4:05 PM 7:10 PM 7:10 PM 7:10 PM 7:10 PM 4:10 PM 1:10 PM 8:10 PM 8:15 PM 1:45 PM 7:10 PM 7:10 PM 4:10 PM 1:10 PM 7:10 PM 7:10 PM 7:05 PM 7:05 PM 4:05 PM 1:35 PM 7:10 PM

PGA Pro Tour May 29 - Jun 1 The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, OH

UFC 174 Sat, June 14 JOHNSON VS. BAGAUTINOV

Jun 5 - 8 FedEx St. Jude Classic TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN June 12th thru July 13th Quarter Finals - July 4th & 5th Semi Finals - July 8th & 9th Finals - July 13th Sun, Jun 15

NASCAR - Sprint Cup Series Sun, Jun 1

1:00 PM ET

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Dover DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Sun, Jun 8

1:00 PM ET

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono POCONO RACEWAY

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1:00 PM ET

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Michigan MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series

Sun, Jun 22

3:00 PM ET

Sat, Jun 14 – 2:00 PM ET NASCAR Nationwide Series at Michigan, MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Sat, Jun 28

7:30 PM ET

Sat, Jun 21 – 2:45 PM ET NASCAR Nationwide Series at Road America, ROAD AMERICA

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Sonoma SONOMA

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Kentucky KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY

Fri, Jun 27 – 7:30 PM ET

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Kentucky, KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY

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Jun 12 - 15 U.S. Open Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst, NC Jun 19 - 22 Travelers Championship TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT Jun 23 - 24 CVS Caremark Charity Classic Rhode Island CC, Barrington, RI Jun 26 - 29 Quicken Loans National Congressional CC, Bethesda, MD

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River

Rock

Restaurant & Marina Bar

1600 Rt. 70, Brick NJ 08724 • (732) 840-1110 • www.riverrockbricknj.com Hours - Sun - Fri 11:30am - 2:00am • Sat 11:30am – 3:00am

3 DAY — JUNE12- JUNE 13 - JUNE 14

OPERATION RESTORED WARRIOR BENEFIT Thurs., June 12th

Warriors for Warriors Bike Run w/Harley of Ocean “No Shower” Happy Hour w/ DJ Jersey Joe 4pm – 9pm Nikki Briar Country Band 9pm – 1am

Sat., June 14th

Fri., June 13

th

http://www.operationrestoredwarrior.org http://www.warriorstournament.com

TICKET SALES GOES DIRECTLY TO OPERATION RESTORED WARRIOR

Event Horizon @ 10pm

Mon – Fri 3p

ily Drink Specials Da Check Out Our 4 Bars

with 47 HDTV’s rite sports to watch all your favo

— DAILY MENU —

Select from Soups & Salads Seafood & Steaks “The Best Pizza in NJ” Specialty Burgers, Sandwiches & Wraps, Wings, Kids Menu… and more SCAN HERE to check out our complete menu and all event/activities @ River Rock June 2014

NEW BEACH BAR

NOW OPEN !

WATCH All The RANGERS Playoff Games with US!

MON – Dirty Stack Poker League @ 7:30pm

HDTVS @ RIVER ROCK

DRINK & FOOD SPECIALS DURING ALL THE GAMES

JUNE Monthly Entertainment Check out Where it’s happening! listings on PAGE 31 of this issue

TUES – River Rock’s Own Voice “Competition”

@ 8 p.m. with Grab the Mic Band WED – Club Night @ 10pm - $1 Bud & Bud Lite

THURS – “No Shower” Happy Hour

w/DJ Jersey Joe 4pm – 9pm

FRI – Beach Party 5pm-9pm w/DJ Jason Jani To Advertise Call 732.995.1714 •

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DAILY SPECIALS / ACTIVITIES

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VOLUNTARY All Day Benefit - Warriors for Warriors DONATION Includes Noon to 11pm ALL DAY BUFFET, BANDS • GIFT AUCTION DRINK SPECIALS BUFFET • DRINK SPECIALS AND MORE

Benefit Comedy Night - Warriors for Warriors Tickets: $25 - Show @ 8pm ALL MONEY RAISED FROM

OUR HAPPY H m – 7pm

$

Donation Going Directly to Operation Restored Warrior BIKE RUN & SPECIAL AUCTION ITEMS DONATED by Harley of Ocean.

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BY CLARE MARIE CELANO

Call it a neighborhood bar. Call it a familyoriented eatery. Call it a place to watch your favorite game on TV and have a refreshing libation. Or, to simplify things, just call it Donovan’s Bar & Grill. This popular bar and grill located in Manchester, offers hearty food, friendly service, casual dining and a cozy atmosphere that welcomes its patrons. In fact, its motto, “A Friendly Place to Meet and Eat,” really says it all. Happy Hour specials and daily drink, beer and appetizer specials are on tap every day of the week from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. This cozy dinner or cocktail getaway offers casual dining seven days a week and also offers patrons fun specialty nights, such as Trivia Tuesdays with a DJ and prizes, and TV Trivia seven-nights-a-week at the bar. Patrons are greeted by a friendly staff that owner George Vasilakis says has been with him for years, some, since the restaurant opened 10 years ago. Staff longevity speaks volumes and many of the bartenders and servers here are familiar with many of the customers and have established wonderful relationships with their regulars. As Vasilakis says, this truly is a neighborhood bar and grill. Find a seat in the bar area which features high-top tables and high top booths, as well as the 20, 50-inch HDTVs. The dining area in the cozy eatery offers table and chairs and upholstered booths to dine in comfortably.

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Quite a bit of renovation took place when Vasilakis and his then partner, Brian Brindisi created Donovan’s 10 years ago, which included adding more seating, putting in new restrooms, new flooring and new tables and chairs, among other improvements. Appetizers like juicy Steak Bites, made from pure Angus beef and served up with Texas Petal Sauce, which the owner says, “is sauce with a kick,” or Buffalo Wings, are just a couple of the tasty appetizer selections. Seafood is also available here. Dine on mussels, clams and lobster tails, all cooked up fresh by Chef Rinaldo, who is currently in the process of creating a new menu for Donovan’s. Chef Rinaldo, who has been with Donovan’s for years, creates new specialty dishes weekly that diners won’t find on the menu, lending a bit of a surprise for each day’s fare. Dishes such as, Cowboy Steak, or Jack Daniels Steak, or Chilean Sea Bass, (with sautéed spinach) or Lobster Tails are only a small sampling of the surprise cuisine. Chef Rinaldo has also been known to prepare a Rockfish dish, which Vasilakis says is, “superb and phenomenal.” In addition to surprise dishes, Donovan’s keeps its guests satiated by offering a number of regular dishes, such as the Bet You Can’t Burger, which features two 8-ounce burgers on a roll with onions, mushrooms, cheese and BBQ sauce, served up with French fries and cole slaw. “Anyone who finishes it gets a 12-ounce mug of beer of their choice,” Vasilakis said, adding that there are many

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who take the challenge and actually do finish the burger. Specialties at Donovan’s include the Early Bird Special, which is offered much of the day, beginning at 11:00 am and going through until 5:00 pm and features over 25 items to choose from. The special offers a complete dinner with dessert all for $10.99, every day, except on holidays. Other treats during the Early Bird Special include a glass of house wine or a 12-ounce mug of Coors or Coors Light for $1.25. Currently, Donovan’s has “Tuesday Night Trivia” and “Tap” Trivia every night, an interactive, digital out-ofhome entertainment experience for bars, restaurants, clubs, according to Vasilakis, who says that it is extremely popular with his customers and packs the bar. A number of new popular specialty nights, such as Ladies’ Night and Karaoke Night will be introduced soon. Desserts include a scrumptious, yummy homemade cheesecake. And Donovan’s appreciates and welcomes young diners as well, offering a Kid’s Menu. Little ones can enjoy their favorite meals such as hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese and chicken fingers. Whether it’s a family dinner, an evening of cocktails and convivial conversation with friends, a late night drink and appetizer with some entertainment, Donovan’s Bar & Grill has just what you need to satisfy and complete your outing.

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Hours

11am – 2am Daily

New Daily Menu Mondays & Tuesdays –

2 For $20

Includes 1 Appetizer & 2 entrees

Wednesdays –

Pasta $8.99

Includes soup or salad

HAPPY HOUR 3pm – 6pm Everyday of the Week

Thursdays –

Prime Rib $15.99

A Friendly Place to Meet & Eat

Includes 2 sides & soup or salad

New Drink Specials

MONDAYS ½ price Margaritas

TUESDAYS ½ price Bay Breeze WEDNESDAYS ½ price Cosmopolitan THURSDAYS ½ price Martinis FRIDAYS ½ price LITs

ht Trivia g i N y a d s e Tu SATURDAYS rizes P d n a b o ½ price Cherry Bombs Bar with DJ R @ k e e W a ia 7 days v i r T V T p a T Casual Dining Seven Days a Week

Apps • Homemade Soups •Burgers • Wings • Sandwiches BBQ Platters • Steaks • Chops • Seafood

1900 Route 70, Manchester, NJ • 732-657-0006 June 2014

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Kube also has experience working as a nanny and has worked in a day care center as a pre-school teacher. Working as a preschool teacher at Kiddie Academy also allowed her to bring her daughter to work with her, which was one of the reasons she said she took the job.

Kristy Kube

Kristy says she loved working in child care and teaching, but bartending is working out much better right now for her.

Bartender Kristy Kube was working on a degree in education and just happened to fall into a job as a server that eventually turned into a job as a bartender.

Starting as a server, Kube quickly moved to bartender, learning her craft on the job. She’s honed her skills after three years at Tommy’s Coal Fire Pizza and says she enjoys bartending more than serving. “There’s a new story every day at my job. Everyone I meet has a story,” Kube says of her experience at the bar/restaurant. “My job is always exciting.”

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Kube plans to return to school to complete her studies as an elementary school teacher, but said she is glad she took the opportunity to work as a bartender, which pays her a good income and allows her to be around people who are happy, relaxed and having a good time.

In addition to her other duties as mom of two girls, she makes sure she attends all her daughter’s soccer games. And when there is a bit of spare time, she is able to indulge in her love of sports by watching baseball or football games on TV or attending games with her dad. Kristy is a devoted Mets fan. She relates she is looking forward to summer when she will have a chance to indulge in another favorite pastime -- going to the beach regularly with her children.

This bartender, who spends her days working at Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza, in Brick, has two little girls who are her priority; and the job gives her the flexibility to work when she wants and still manage to care for her two daughters.

Leisurely days at the beach with her children, she says, are indeed something to be happy about and worth waiting for!

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aving the Atlantic Ocean as a large border is certainly an asset. Not only does it provide beaches for fun and relaxation, but it serves up nutritious gastronomic pleasures (that is, if you aren’t a vegetarian or vegan). As we are also blessed with an abundance of restaurants that proudly use local fresh ingredients, you can find quite a bit of home-harvested seafood on local menus. Yet we are not the only state to chow down on our ocean bounties. According to a state report found on jerseyseafood.nj.gov, over 100 different species of finfish and shellfish were harvested in the Garden State. “Local product is shipped to some of the most discerning seafood markets in the world. New Jersey monkfish are on display at wholesale markets in Seoul, South Korea. New Jersey tuna is sliced in sushi bars in Tokyo. New Jersey squid is served in tapas restaurants in Madrid.”

And other states are devouring our seafood too. Most of the harvest of Fishermen’s Dock Cooperative in Point Pleasant Beach is sold to wholesale markets in the Mid-Atlantic States and Southern New England. Since the early 1950s, this co-op, one of two active fishing cooperatives in New Jersey, is an integral part of the waterfront community of Point Pleasant Beach. In fact, many of its members are sons of the original founders. Several are third or fourth generation commercial fishermen. According to the co-op’s website, “They are all participants in what is called a mixed-trawl fishery, their fishing activities dictated by the migratory patterns of the fish through the Bight and the vagaries of the fresh fish market. They primarily target fluke, silver hake and squid but in the past have also had significant landings of winter flounder, bluefish, monkfish and scallops.” The other co-operative, Lund’s Fisheries Inc., in Cape May, catches a wide variety of both finfish and shellfish, from the well known like bluefish, sea scallops, black sea bass, summer flounder, mackerel and herring, to the

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lesser known butterfish, Atlantic croaker and ilex squid. In a 2012 report, “Opportunities and Potential for Aquaculture in New Jersey,” the New Jersey Department of Agriculture cites that our $6 million aquaculture shellfish industry - a small part of the $178 million state seafood industry - has the potential to grow much bigger. The Garden State Seafood Association has recognized the region of Cape May and Wildwoods as the second strongest commercial fishing port on the Eastern seaboard, and it ranks seventh in the nation in dollars generated in 2010 (about $81 million), harvesting approximately 43 million pounds of finfish and shellfish. For the entire state, we netted approximately 162 million pounds of finfish/shellfish tallying nearly $180 million. All this done without overfishing (depleting) species. A relatively new way of supplying seafood is called aquaculture, which basically means “farming,” and thus helping support the natural process of propagation; it also supplements the natural, wild-caught harvest.

In 1997, New Jersey passed a law called the New Jersey Aquaculture Development Act to help satisfy increased demand for our natural ocean food resources. Hard clams were the first focus, and according to reporter Jacqueline L. Urgo of The Philadelphia Inquirer (1-3-2012), in 2011, hard clams were two-thirds of total New Jersey aquaculture sales; the Garden State rose to fifth ranking in harvest of hard clams. They are cultivated and harvested, starting as “seeds” in two-acre plots that are leased from the state, and are located throughout our entire seaboard. Urgo writes, “According to a recent survey conducted by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, over 30 aquaculture operations in New Jersey currently employ approximately 90 full time and 81 part-time employees. Total farm-gate sales value of reported harvest was approximately $5,787,000. Applying a standard fisheries multiplier of six, the economic contribution of aquaculture to New Jersey is approximately $35 million annually.” The state is targeting further species for aquaculture, including soft-shell clams, crabs and bay scallops. Oysters, meanwhile, have

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made a strong comeback, according to reporter Spencer Kent of the South Jersey Times (4-10-2014). Describing a recent forum that took place in Port Norris, experts proudly asserted that New Jersey’s southern bayshore oyster population is healthy and oyster harvesters are profiting. A significant decline in the oyster population was blamed on years of excessive rains from hurricanes and other storms, which decimated oyster beds, up to 80% in the Delaware Bay. Prior to that was another devastation -- parasites, which destroyed vulnerable oysters in the 1980s and again in the 1990s. Kent writes, “In an effort to repopulate oyster beds, with funding provided by the Nature Conservancy and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, the state DEP oversaw the planting of more than 150,000 baskets of clam shells in the lower bay, near Cape May County.” Lobsters are also a New Jersey specialty; (who needs Maine to enjoy these crustaceans?). The Specialty Food Association (in 2010) reported that New Jersey’s lobster industry produces nearly 700,000-lbs. annually, representing about 2% of the national catch. There are 110 state commercial lobster-fishing

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ood licenses, but only 51 are active. An interesting profile by Mike Newall of the Philadelphia Inquirer (8- 09, 2010) gave readers a glimpse into the day of the life of a local lobsterman and his operations. Joe Horvath and his son Adam work on their 40-foot Downeaster that sets sail off the Shark River for about 10 miles into the Atlantic, into a lobster-rich area called Mud Hole. They drop heavy, baited traps, which Newall writes, weigh about 40 pounds each, and do about 400 or so per journey. This team owns and operates about 2,500 pots and they keep about 500 pounds of lobster from a typical run; pots hoisted back up often contain other animals as well as lobsters that do not measure up. According to the state, the total New Jersey lobster catch has increased and is now up to approximately 600,000 pounds. Meanwhile, of course, there are many other delicious ocean-dwellers: blue crab, fluke, striped bass, tilefish, and herring. And -- we don’t need solely (pun intended) to rely on our commercial operations; residents are allowed and often encouraged to “go fish” for themselves. Fishing, crabbing and clamming can be done, just check for any rules and regulations.

Central NJ Restaurants Serving Jersey Fresh Seafood The great state of New Jersey boasts a bevy of chef talent as well as carefully crafted menus that feature creations made from fresh, local ingredients. With the lively Atlantic a short drive away, the ocean’s continual bounty of fresh fare serves as inspiration for restaurants devoted to fish and seafood. Below is a listing of Jersey Fresh Seafood Restaurants worth visiting.

Bahr’s Landing 2 Bay Ave., Highlands Blue Water Company 1126 Rt. 18, East Brunswick Boondocks Fishery 1 Wharf Ave., Red Bank Bum Rogers 2207 SW Central Ave., Seaside Park Crab’s Claw Inn 601 Grand Central Ave., Lavallette Doris & Ed’s 348 Shore Drive, Highlands Due Mari 78 Albany Ave., New Brunswick Fish 601 Mattison Ave., Asbury Park

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to study improv comedy further and it was improv that do you think it influenced yourled comedy? haveI did at least one for of those the works. really me to standup. improv yearsinand eventually I just got sick of working with other people, KH: We lived in London when I was aged KH: I have no problem with calling it my which makes me sound like a total curmudgeon, I know. four to nine due to my mom being “stuff!” “Material” transferred for work. I Stand actually don’t works too, or as up is very tough. You have to be able to take I fondly describe rejection. How’d you handle your first bomb, unless it, my “nonsense.” you’re the one comic who’s never experienced that? So, like any stand-up/writer, I that do have an The rejection is definitely hard and it’s something idea for at a sitcom everyone -- even my comedy idols -- have experienced and was able to some point. Early on I think that I wanted the audience pitch it during to like me, which can be dangerous territory, especially the New York Television Festival for female comedians. You have to be confident andinitiative at Venues-NJ: Kate, I just watched a bunch of the Just forthe Laughs Festival in Montreal. In adly, Selena Coppack’s aBostonian and doesn’t feel entitled to be up there with microphone and your videos and can’t stop laughing. I love addition, I am pitching the “Kate the Wasp” understand that the only real teams to root for are in that took me a while to figure out -- how to just own subtle sarcasm. Your video series, “Kate the character as a show. NY and NJ. I jest of course (kinda, sorta). Coppack has the stage and trust myself more. I think of standup as Wasp” is hysterical. I know that if I tried that I’d been performing stand up for eight years and her new like training a dog -- ifV-NJ: you get outdid there you’re How youand make the jump from come off as either mean or condescending -book, The New Rules For Blondes, launches in April. confident and in control, the audience is with you. being funny for fun to being funny for but you come across as really interested and money? Who pushed you, if anyone? But if you exude a sense of nervousness or you seem concerned. You’ve used the word “entitled,” insecure, they’ll eat you alive. I’ve been doing standup but I see it asyou nicer than that.one” Maybe “naive up? Were “the funny growing KH: even So, I now am not yet making living off of entitled?” for about eight years and sometimes I’ll ahave comedy. I get paid on occasion, a show where I can sense that certain people in the but it’s not enough to live. I have a day job that keeps I come from a very funny home and my older sister audience aren’t completely on board with me and it me grounded and structured, and I’m free Laurel is a comedian, too. So I wasn’t really ‘the funny makes me feel nervous, I know justnights plow through to but perform ontothe and weekends. one’ at home so much as Laurel and I spent a lot of it and keep on going and eventually I’ll hit on and a joke I work as an assistant, theorcompany time writing musicals in our bedrooms, choreographing reference that wins them over. knows I have outside passions but isn’t either strange dance numbers, and watching “Saturday Night encouraging or discouraging. I try to keep Live” since age 7. I think that my parents and oldest Is this a means to an end? “SNL”, sitcoms, head the two separate. I would saywriter-I pushed myself: sister Emily are super hilarious, too. But yes, I’ve always what’s your goal? I always had an interest in being creative but been a bit of a ham and really interested in comedy and think it influenced me given I was so I’d never really thought to go after a career in performing. arts in anyasmeaningful way. didn’t know I definitely don’t thinkthe of standup a means to an Iend Kate Hendricks: I started as a stand-up in young. anyone who had, or how to approach and I think that comedians who do are pretty miserable it. Now 2009, Along and in those 2012lines, started diddoing you dothe allweb the school productions? see it’sreward like anything startcrazy doing it, meet V-NJ: Were you the family entertainment It has to be itsI own or elseelse: you’re series, Where’d which -- you because grow of up?the Orinternet rather, -if you’re anything likeaboutpeople. other people who share your interests, and growing up? How in high school, class has helped me get material out there in a to do this thing. But as far as my goal, mine is pretty me, where were you raised? keep seeking out opportunities -- or making clown? way that doing live stand-up does not. I broad: I’d like for my comedy (performance, writing) them for yourself. appreciate your take on the character, as my family life. I don’t know exactly how that will I’m school not sure iftoI pay wasforthe grew up how outside of Boston and I did KH: all of the that isI definitely I intend it: interested, shake out, but like For myall job what Ithis love to do, be one of of to youbereading interview, my family is I’d very playsand growing I absolutely performing andas all of concerned aboveup all,--poking fun at loved the entertainment, which is write and perform comedy. I have a book the first to tell everyone else that you knew quick and witty. middle child, which idea/behavior of a clueless white woman. the excitement of rehearsing and being in shows. I didI am acoming out in April (The New Rules for Blondes, from her before she was famous. Just enter “Kate I think carries its own stereotypes. I always some professional theater in Boston (at the Boston the Wasp” into the search engine It Books/HarperCollins), which I hope will open up new and you joke that I’m a sufferer of middle child V-NJ: Baked You said you’re fromgone) Jersey.and Where Theater--now in highsyndrome school I became will for hours. She’s also essays on Facebook, opportunities forfor me. It’s alaugh collection of humorous -- “desperate to please, anxious were you born and where’d you grow up? interested in singing, too. I went to college in upstate Tumbler, HuffPost, Twitter and anything else love.” celebrating and subverting the blonde stereotype, but NY where I majored in English and didn’t do any of the techno-funny. KH: I am from NJ. I was born at Morristown it’s for readers of all hair colors. playsand onwe campus; I was for in the co-edI’ve a cappella been reading a lot of your stuff. Memorial, lived inbut Madison mostonlyV-NJ: Sorry for that word but it’s a lot of everything; group on campus (the Hamilton College Hamiltones) of my childhood, with some years in London. Tumbler, ” Kate the Wasp,” HuffPost. I naturally and the improv troupe. After school I moved to Chicago V-NJ: This one seems like a no brainer, have to ask, how’s the sitcom/book/ Photo courtesy of Mindy Tucker London? How’d that come about and how screenplay coming along? I figure you must I recently spoke with one of our previous interviewees, S e l e n a Coppack, and she suggested I do a little research on a new, up-and-coming female comic, Kate Hendricks. Well, I did and I loved her! Kate is the star of her own web series, “Kate the Wasp,” and it’s hysterical. Since no one reads this for my ramblings, let’s get to Kate.

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Pinot Noir, Gamay, Sangiovese, Grenache Basically this is the light red wine category. There are precious few instances where you’d want a big red with seafood, but light reds do quite well with salmon, tuna, marlin, swordfish, mackerel, bluefish or other fatty, meaty, bigflavored fish. I love a Chianti -which is mostly Sangiovese -- with spaghetti and clam sauce or octopus stewed in tomato sauce. Be careful though: Avoid combining reds with spicy seafood, as you will probably get a nasty metallic taste.

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mesmerizing original, Julius Chisolm, who lives up to his nickname by moving with the sinuous elegance of a human Slinky. Tap-crazy? You’ll be in seventh heaven. There are several superb tap specialists in the company — the bright-eyed Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards has one of the zestier solo spots — but the most exciting is Jared Grimes, whose feet seem to give off sparks as he alternately punishes and caresses the floor in one of the evening’s climactic numbers, Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing.” Mr. Carlyle’s watery ballet choreography for the elegant Karine Plantadit doesn’t do full justice to this dancer’s pantherlike grace, but she nevertheless holds the stage confidently in her several solos. Blink and you’ll miss the contributions of Desmond Richardson, a noted ballet and modern dancer who flits through the show briefly but grabs the spotlight with authority when

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La Pastaria 6 Linden Place 732-224-8699

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

MJ’s 1213 Sycamore Ave. 732-542-3131

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

Buona Sera 50 Maple Street 732-530-5858

Zebu 20 Broad Street 732-936-9330

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

The Mill 101 Old Mill Road 732-449-1800

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

Toms River

Union Beach Piero’s 1411 Rt. 36 732-264-5222

Wall

Applebee’s 2007 Hwy 35 732-280-3676 Four Winds 1310 Jefferson Ave. 732-223-9579 Shogun Legends 1969 Rt. 34 South 732-449-6696

Woodbridge

Big Shots Sport Bar 780 Rt. 1 North 732-750-5050 Chris Michaels 40 Oakwood Ave. 732-634-5355 Rugs & Riffy’s 493 Rahway Ave. 732-636-3747 The Shannon Rose 855 St Georges Ave. 732-636-6100

Spring Lake

Black Trumpet 7 Atlantic Ave. 732-449-4700

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Applebee’s (TintonFalls/Wall) 3pm - 6pm; 3pm - 6pm; 3pm -6pm; 3pm - 6pm; 3pm - 6pm; Big Ed’s BBQ 11:30am - 6pm 11:30am - 6pm 11:30am - 6pm 11:30am - 6pm 11:30am - 6pm Big Shots Sports Bar 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Blue Moon — — 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Brass Rail 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm Brickhouse 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm Buffalo Wild Wings 4pm - 7pm; 4pm - 7pm; 4pm - 7pm; 4pm - 7pm; 4pm - 7pm; (Brick) 10pm - close 10pm - close 10pm - close 10pm - close 10pm - close Bum Rogers Tavern & Crab House NOON - 6pm NOON - 6pm NOON - 6pm NOON - 6pm NOON - 6pm The Cabin 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm Café 34 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm Chapter House 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm Colts Neck Inn 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm Court Jester (Aberdeen/Freehold) 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm Donovan’s Bar & Grill 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm The Downtown 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Dublin House 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm Fireside Grill 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm Gusto’s Grill 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 12N - 7pm Ivy League 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Jack’s Goal Line 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Klein’s 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm Landmark Tavern & Cafe 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 11pm 4pm - 7pm La Riviera 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 11pm 4pm - 7pm Market Yard Grille 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm McDonagh’s 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Metropolitan Café 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm MJ’s (Middletown, Buttonwood Neptune/Tinton Falls) 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 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 Park East 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 3pm - 5pm; 8pm-close 3pm - 5pm; 8pm-close 3pm - 5pm; 8pm-close 3pm - 5pm; 8pm-close 3pm - 5pm Pine Tavern PK’s Shamrock Rose 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm 12N - 7pm River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm Riverwatch 2pm - 6pm 2pm - 6pm 2pm - 6pm 2pm - 6pm 2pm - 6pm 3:30pm - 6:30pm 3:30pm - 6:30pm 3:30pm - 6:30pm 3:30pm - 6:30pm 3:30pm - 6:30pm Rosalita’s Rugs & Riffy’s 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm Sunsets 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Surf Taco (Jackson) 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm 4pm - 6pm Tavern on the Lake 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm 3pm - 6pm The Shannon Rose 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm Tilted Kilt 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm 3pm - 7pm — 9pm - close 9pm - close 9pm - close 9pm - close Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 10pm (Brick) Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 10pm (Red Bank) The Sycamore Grille 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Twin Light Taphouse 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm Windansea 4pm - 6:30pm 4pm - 6:30pm 4pm - 6:30pm 4pm - 6:30pm 4pm - 6:30pm Wine Loft 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm 4pm - 7pm

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Sunday, June 01 Blue Moon – Jazz Jam 3pm – 7pm Martell’s – Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30 River Rock – Steve Johnson 4-7pm; Fever Duo Monday, June 02 Martell’s – Triple Play Trio 2pm-6pm; Branded 8pm – 12:30am River Rock – Spirits Tasting Benefit Tuesday, June 03 Donovan’s – Trivia Night Fireside Grill – Trivia Night Martell’s – No Standards Trio 2pm6pm; Dr. Cheeko 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Trivia Night MJ’s / Neptune – Trivia Night MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe Ryan’s Pub - Karaoke Wednesday, June 04 Martell’s – Gypsy Trap Trio 2pm – 6pm; RPM 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Middletown – Seth Tieger MJ’s / Neptune – Karaoke Steve MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Game One Riverwatch – Live Music Thursday, June 05 Blue Moon – Blues Jam The Cabin – Bike Night Colts Neck Inn – Open Mic La Riviera – Ladies Night Martell’s – James Brown Trio 2pm – 6pm; Soul Cruisers 9:30pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Koka & Philips MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s / Neptune – Shawn Mars MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Me & Bobby D River Rock – Basso Bros 4-7pm; DJ Jersey Joe Ryan’s Pub – DJ @ 10pm Shogun Legacy – TDA Friday, June 06 Blue Moon - Crossfire The Cabin – Acoustic NRG 5-8pm; Moondoggie @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn –Hair Metal Band Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night Martell’s – Mike Dalton Trio 2pm – 6pm; Peat Moss & the Fertilizers 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Seth Tieger; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Steve Reilly & Steve Devito MJ’s / Neptune – Melissa Chill & Rob Dye MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Tim & Andy N Joe Riverwatch – Live Music River Rock – Joe Faronea 4-7pm; DJ Jason Jan Riverwatch – Live Music Ryan’s Pub – Night Shift Shogun Legacy – High Speed Rewind Saturday, June 07 Big Ed’s BBQ - Karaoke The Cabin – Free Pass @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – Abster Farm La Riviera – R&B Music Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; Hold On Tight 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Joe V 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Kenny Dubman & Mary Sue MJ’s / Neptune – Chris Gilligan MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Lee from Problem Child River Rock – The Professionals 4-7pm; P-Dub & The Assassins; UFC 174 Riverwatch – Live Music Ryan’s Pub – DJ Bryan Shogun Legacy – DJ Matrix June 2014

Tommy’s / Brick – Trivia Night Sunday, June 08 Blue Moon – Jazz Jam 3pm – 7pm Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30 River Rock – Johnny Moon 4-7pm; Trane Stevens Duo Monday, June 09 Martell’s - Triple Play Trio 2pm-6pm; Nashville 8pm – 12:30am Tuesday, June 10 Donovan’s – Trivia Night Fireside Grill – Trivia Night Martell’s - No Standards Trio 2pm6pm; Dr. Cheeko 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Trivia Night MJ’s / Neptune – Trivia Night MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe Ryan’s Pub - Karaoke Wednesday, June 11 Martell’s - Gypsy Trap Trio 2pm – 6pm; RPM 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Middletown – Matt O’Ree Acoustic Duo MJ’s / Neptune – Karaoke Steve MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Game On River Rock Riverwatch – Live Music Thursday, June 12 Blue Moon – Blues Jam Colts Neck Inn – Open Mic La Riviera – Ladies Night Martell’s - James Brown Trio 2pm – 6pm; Soul Cruisers 9:30pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Karius Trapp MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s / Neptune – Brew Crew MJ’s / Tinton Falls – The Constant Ryan’s Pub – DJ @ 10pm Shogun Legacy – TBA Friday, June 13 Blue Moon - Integral The Cabin – Easily Distracted 5-8pm; Eddie Testa Band @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – Rock It Fish & Friends Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night Martell’s – Bobby Lynch Trio 2pm – 6pm; Drop Dead Sexy 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – NJ Party Band Duo 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Shore Thing MJ’s / Neptune - Tim & Andy MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Martin Rivas Riverwatch – Live Music Ryan’s Pub – Philips Head Shogun Legacy – Silk & Steel Saturday, June 14 Big Ed’s BBQ - Karaoke The Cabin – Twice As Good @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – The I9pm – Inside Divers La Riviera – R&B Music Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; Overboard 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Andy & Joe 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Lisa & Wendy MJ’s / Neptune – Problem Child MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Karius Trapp River Rock – ORW Benefit Noon – 11pm Riverwatch – Live Music Shogun Legacy - DJ Matrix Ryan’s Pub – DJ Sammy Tommy’s / Brick – Trivia Night Sunday, June 15 Father’s Day Blue Moon – Jazz Jam 3pm – 7pm Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; Generation Next 8pm – 12:30am River Rock – Kids at Play 4-7pm

Monday, June 16 Martell’s - Triple Play Trio 2pm-6pm; Big Hix 8pm – 12:30am Tuesday, June 17 Donovan’s – Trivia Night Fireside Grill – Trivia Night Martell’s - No Standards Trio 2pm6pm; Dr. Cheeko 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Trivia Night MJ’s / Neptune – Trivia Night MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe Ryan’s Pub - Karaoke Wednesday, June 18 Martell’s - Gypsy Trap Trio 2pm – 6pm; RPM 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Middletown - Floyd MJ’s / Neptune – Karaoke Steve MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Game On Riverwatch – Live Music Thursday, June 19 Blue Moon – Blues Jam The Cabin – Bike Night Colts Neck Inn – Open Mic Fireside Grill – Acoustic Night La Riviera – Ladies Night Martell’s - James Brown Trio 2pm – 6pm; Soul Cruisers 9:30pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Koka & Philips MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s / Neptune – Seth Tieger MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Russell & Shawn Ryan’s Pub – DJ @ 10pm Shogun Legacy – Craig Daniels Friday, June 20 Blue Moon – Uncle Funky The Cabin – Dale Toth 4:30-7:30pm; Sideways @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – Special Request Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night Martell’s – Mike Dalton Trio 2pm – 6pm; Garden State Radio 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Clifton Brothers 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Magic Taxis MJ’s / Neptune – Lisa & Wendy MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Seth Tieger River Rock – Rob & Jay 4-7pm; DJ Jason Jan Riverwatch – Live Music Ryan’s Pub – Simple Groove Shogun Legacy – A Day In The Life Saturday, June 21 Big Ed’s BBQ - Karaoke The Cabin – Hair Metal Time Machine @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – Rock Well La Riviera – R&B Music Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; Mike Dalton Band 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Bruce / Jovi 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Tom & Tom MJ’s / Neptune – Kenny Dubman & Mary Sue MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Live Entertainment River Rock – Mark Burg Band 3-7pm; Lisa & Wendy 2-5pm Riverwatch – Live Music Ryan’s Pub - DJ Shogun Legacy - DJ Matrix Tommy’s / Brick – Trivia Night Sunday, June 22 Blue Moon – Jazz Jam 3pm – 7pm Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; Johnny Drama 8pm – 12:30am River Rock – The Professionals Monday, June 23 Martell’s - Triple Play Trio 2pm-6pm; Midnight Rodeo 8pm – 12:30am Tuesday, June 24

Donovan’s – Trivia Night Fireside Grill – Trivia Night Martell’s - No Standards Trio 2pm6pm; Dr. Cheeko 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Trivia Night MJ’s / Neptune – Trivia Night MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe– Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe Ryan’s Pub - Karaoke Wednesday, June 25 Martell’s - Gypsy Trap Trio 2pm – 6pm; RPM 8pm – 12:30am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s Middletown – Matt O’Ree Acoustic Duo MJ’s / Neptune – Karaoke Steve MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Game On River Rock – Psychic Night w/ Sabra 6-9pm Riverwatch – Live Music Thursday, June 26 Blue Moon – Blues Jam Colts Neck Inn – Open Mic La Riviera – Ladies Night Martell’s - James Brown Trio 2pm – 6pm; Soul Cruisers 9:30pm – 1am James Brown Trio 2pm – 6pm; Soul Cruisers 9:30pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood- Karius Trapp MJ’s Middletown – Karaoke w/ KJ Giuseppe MJ’s / Neptune – Steve Reilly MJ’s / Tinton Falls – The Back Beats River Rock – Guys With Beards Band 9pm – 1am Ryan’s Pub – DJ @ 10pm Shogun Legacy – Rob Garcia Friday, June 27 Blue Moon - Christopher Dean The Cabin – Steve Johnson 5-8pm; Rock Bottom @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – Golden Seal Fireside Grill – Live Entertainment La Riviera – Latin Night Martell’s – Mike Dalton Trio 2pm– 6pm; Bobby Lynch Band 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood- Rich Genoval 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Aronson Twins MJ’s / Neptune – The Neighbors MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Paul Baccash River Rock – Half Bros. 4-7pm; Mike Dalton Band @ 10pm Riverwatch – Live Music Shogun Legacy - Projex Saturday, June 28 Big Ed’s BBQ - Karaoke The Cabin – Undercover @ 10pm Colts Neck Inn – RB 3 La Riviera – R&B Music Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; Holla Back 9pm – 1am MJ’s / Buttonwood – Swamp Eddy 7-10pm; Modern DJs @ 10:30pm MJ’s Middletown – Andy Russo & Joe Napolitano MJ’s / Neptune – Jody Joseph MJ’s / Tinton Falls – Melissa Chill & Rob Dye River Rock – Guns for Hire 3-7pm; P-Dub & The Assassins Riverwatch – Live Music Ryan’s Pub – DJ Sammy Shogun Legacy – DJ Matrix Tommy’s / Brick – Trivia Night Sunday, June 29 Blue Moon – Jazz Jam 3pm – 7pm Martell’s - Dr. Cheeko @ 12:30; JoBonnano & Godsons 8pm – 12:30am River Rock – Nicole & Denise 4-7pm; Mark Burg Band Monday, June 30 Martell’s - Triple Play Trio 2pm-6pm; Rachel Allyn Band 8pm – 12:30am

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Applebee’s / Tinton Falls 14 Park Rd., Tinton Falls 732-935-1158 Applebee’s / Wall 2007 Rt. 35, Wall 732-280-3676 Big Ed’s B•B•Q 305 Route 34, Old Bridge 732-583-2626 Big Shots Sports Bar 780 Rt. 1 North, Woodbridge 732-750-5050 Blue Moon 114 S. Bway, S. Amboy 732-525-0014 Brass Rail 80 Rt. 79, Matawan 732-290-8400 Brickhouse 979 Cedarbridge, Brick 732-279-3743 Buffalo Wild Wings / Brick 2770 Hooper Ave., Brick 732-475-7645 Bum Rogers 2207 SW Central Ave., Seaside Park 732-830-2770 Burlew’s Seafood & Steak 59 West Front Street, Keyport 732-497-0500 The Cabin 984 Rt. 33, Freehold 732-462-3090 CJ McLoone’s 560 Shrewsbury Ave., Tinton Falls 732-758-0800 Café Luna 3679 Rt. 9N, Old Bridge 732-965-5490 Claddagh Irish Pub 297 Bay Ave, Highlands 732-291-0099 Colts Neck Inn 6 Rt. 537 732-462-0383 Court Jester / Freehold E. Main St., Freehold 732-462-1040 Donovan’s Bar & Grill 1900 Rt. 70, Manchester 732-657-0006 The Downtown 10 W. Front St., Red Bank 732-741-2828 Dublin House 30 Monmouth St., Red Bank 732-747-6699 Fireside Grill 133 Rt. 79, Marlboro 732-780-7900 Gusto’s Grill 1050 Rt. 18N, East Brunswick 732-651-2737 Ivy League Rt. 9N, Howell 732-370-2206 Jack’s Goal Line 149 Brighton Ave., Long Branch 732-870-8800 JakeaBob’s 910 Union Ave., Union Beach 732-264-3730 Landmark Tavern 117 N. Broadway, South Amboy 732-721-6812 La Riviera 113 Main St, Matawan 732-566-8400

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Maloney’s Pub 117 Main St., Matawan 732-583-4040 Market Yard Grille 18 E. Main St., Freehold 732-431-3220 Martell’s Boardwalk, Pt. Pleasant 732-892-0131 McLoones @ Favorites 3 Lafayette Rd., Fords 732-512-5025 McLoone’s Pier House 1 Ocean Pl., Long Branch 732-923-1006 Metropolitan Café 8 E. Main St., Freehold 732-780-9400 Mediterranean Chateau 27 Freneau Ave. (Rt. 79), Matawan 732-780-9400 MJ’s Middletown 1005 Hwy 35N, Middletown 732-796-1400 MJ’s Neptune 3205 Rt. 66, Neptune 732-918-9700 MJ’s Tinton Falls 1213 Sycamore Ave, Tinton Falls 732-542-3131 Molly Maguire’s 132 East River Road, Rumson 732-530-2882 Nonna’s 190 Rt. 9N, Marlboro 732-536-9050 Off the Hook 1 Navesink Ave., Highlands 732-872-2006 On the Deck 2 Simon Lake Dr., Atlantic Highlands 732-872-1424 Park 33 618 Park Ave, Freehold 732-761-1300 Pine Tavern 154 Rt. 34N, Old Bridge 732-727-5060 PK’s Shamrock Rose 415 18th Ave., Belmar 732-681-3111 Park East 3352 Rt. 35S., Hazlet 732-739-2002 Prime 34 1212 Rt. 34S., Aberdeen 732-441-9663 River Rock Restaurant & Marina Bar 1600 Rt. 70, Brick 732-840-1110 Riverwatch 799 Rt. 70, Brick 732-920-8900 Rosalita’s 180 Rt. 9 North, Marlboro 732-617-0099 Rugs & Riffy’s 493 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge 732-636-3747 Ryan’s Pub & Sports Bar 299 SpotswoodEnglishtown Rd Monroe Township (732) 251-1709

Salt Creek Grille 4 Bingham Ave, Rumson 732-933-9272 Shogun Legacy 1536 North Bay Ave., Toms River 732-286-9888 Shogun Legends 1969 Rt. 34 South, Wall 732-449-6696 St. Stephen’s Green 2031 Rt. 71, Spring Lake 732-449-2636 Sunsets 302 S. Concourse Ave., Neptune 732-775-9911 Surf Taco / Jackson 21 S. Hope Chapel, Jackson 732-364-8226 Tavern on the Lake 101 Main St., Hightstown 609-426-9345 The Shannon Rose / Woodbridge 855 St. George’s Ave. , Woodbridge 732-636-6100 The Stone Pony 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park 732-502-0600 The Sycamore Grille 1 Shinnecock, Manalapan 732-792-7722 Tilted Kilt Rt. 18 South, East Brunswick 732-992-8532 Tim McLoone’s Supper Club 1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury 732-744-1400 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza/Brick 515 Rt. 70, Brick 732-262-5180 Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza/Red Bank 2 Bridge St., Red Bank 732-212-1700 1200 Ocean Ave, Asbury 732-744-1400 Twin Light Taphouse 128 Bay Ave., Highlands 732-872-1345 Windansea 56 Shrewsbury Ave., Highlands 732-872-2266 Wine Loft 32 Laird St., Long Branch 732-222-7770

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CONCERTS &

THEATER Thursday & Friday, June 5 & 6 Celtic Women

Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ

Saturday, June 14 Guitar Guys / Yngwie Malmsteen Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ

Sunday, June 8 Tuesday, June 17 Cirque De La Sympohnie Kenny Wayne Shepard State Theater New Brunswick, NJ

Friday, June 13 Rebelution Stone Pony Asbury Park, NJ

Friday, June 13 Air Supply

Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ

State Theater New Brunswick, NJ

Friday, June 20 Ringo Star Band

Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ

Thursday, June 26 Styx, Foreigner & Don Feider Prudential Center Newark, NJ

Saturday, June 14 Lynard Skynard Stone Pony Asbury Park, NJ

Friday, June 30 Lalah Hathaway & Ruben Studdard State Theater New Brunswick, NJ

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PLUGGED INTO

Saturday, June 7

Saturday, June 14

Harrah’s Trace Adkins

Taj Mahal Phil Vassar

Saturday, June 14

Friday, June 13

House of Blues Tommy Davidson

Revel Howie Day

Friday, June 20 Borgata Hall & Oates

Friday, June 13 Borgata Carlos Santana

Friday, June 20 Caesar’s Diana Ross

Friday, June 13 Harrah’s Jeff Foxworthy

Saturday, June 26 Yakov Smirnoff Taj Mahal

Saturday, June 14 Revel Southside Johnny

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The Last ENUES Word.

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Veteran

A former member of the armed forces; A person of experience or skill.

This past weekend our country celebrated Memorial Day, a day to commemorate and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we have. Watching all the parades and TV shows, we are reminded of how many service men and women actually gave up their lives or were permanently disabled so that we can live freely. Let us never forget them.

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Hurricane Sandy Notifications

The devastation brought on b widespread and has had an effec in the region. Most individual mu their own relief centers, ben & fundraising programs. H CentralRestored Call Center set up to get i What: Warriors for Warriors / Operation Warrior Where: River Rock Restaurant & Marina, Brick, NJ for emergency services, housin When: Thursday, June 12th – Saturday, June 14th medical services, family Thurs. 6/12 – Bike Run w/ Harley of Ocean

3 Day Operation Restored Warrior Benefit

6pm – 9pm / Donation: $20 per rider Fri. 6/13 – Charity Comedy Show 8pm – 10pm / Tickets: $30 or 2 for $50 Sat. 6/14 – Allcontact Day Fundraiser You can also this Central Call Center to volunteer Noon – 11pm / Auction, Buffet, Entertainment Contact: Maria Conrow, Mgr. 732-840-1110; riverrockbricknj@yahoo.com

ESTORE… HELP WA But what about those servicemen and servicewomen who are now on active duty in Afghanistan, Iraq and other dangerous parts of the world? These people will soon be coming home (God willing) to their families and hoping to resume normal lives. This means finding jobs.

Tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military as inexperienced, unskilled youth and are returning as more mature, experienced and skilled adults. They are an untapped resource who will be looking for jobs, careers & professions. With millions of U.S. citizens currently unemployed, it is not going to be easy for these returning veterans.

Call 211 or go online to

About Operation Restored Warrior Program

Rescue, Rebuild, and Restore

The cost of sustaining the freedoms we so cherish as a people and a nation are increasingly carried upon the shoulders of the men and women of our Armed Forces. Their immense personal cost is only just now being recognized in our nation through catchwords like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Combat Related Stress (CRS), as well as physically wounded warriors, suicide, and other classifications. Their battles are real, the life wounds often deep, and never has a clear path to restoration been more needed • PT / FT • found Account yet so scarce. Executive / Operation Restored Warrior is open to all faiths and brings together Ad Sales • Commission mission, healing, and ministry to places and memories within the warrior’s Ba heart that need the hope, the healing, and the power of God through our • Immediate Openings • Excellent $$$ P experiential, multiple day, wilderness setting “counterattacks”. Our cornerstone 5 day program is called the “Drop Zone” and for over 5 years has proven to help service members from all branches of our military. From intelligence analysts to Navy SEALS and Army Delta, and from Chaplains to Surgeons and everyone in between – healing knows no boundaries. For more information call: Participants have experienced the freedom, restoration, and healing their hearts and lives have longed for and so desperately needed. We don’t 30 we restore the warrior to whatTo Advertise renovate, was intended. Call 732.995.1714

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