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Monmouth County

Photography

Lance and Debbie’s Wonder Bar

Established in 2002, the Wonder Bar near the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Ocean Avenue in Asbury Park, New Jersey offers basic Americana staples such as burgers, shakes, fries, onion rings, and hot dogs, live music, food, and great drinks. This famous New Jersey spot is a favourite stop for seasoned bands and where up­-and­-comers can make their mark. Bon Jovi, Clarence Clemons, Lance Larson, Bruce Springsteen performed and many others have played at the Wonder Bar. Asbury Park is over…

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Photography

Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark

For this challenge, I decided to visit Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. I drove up to Ocean Avenue from Asbury Park, New Jersey. The road is lined with the beach homes of the wealthy. I imagine it was like driving down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. I don't know. I've never been to Beverly Hills. To enter New York Harbor, ships need a deep channel. Until the 1900s, that…

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Beer

Dark City Brewing Company Charrette

I am in drinking Charrette by Dark City Brewing Company, a Micro Brewery in Asbury Park. Charrette is an IPA - Rye, with an ABV of 7.3 and IBU of 73. I gave this beer a 3.75 on Untappd’s 5 point rating system. BREWER’S NOTES Our Rye IPA. Hops and yeast work hand-in-hand to provide tropical fruit flavors with a hint of spice.…

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