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Sand Holes Are Putting Your Child’s Life at Risk

Most parents who bring their kids to the beach worry about sun burn or bad rip tides, both common occurrences that can often be controlled. However there is a danger on every beach that most people don’t even think about.

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I Tried Stand Up Paddleboarding in the Barnegat Bay And It Did Not End Well

Some people might be too embarrassed to tell this ridiculous story if it happened to them, but me? I have no shame...

Let's talk about the time I tried stand up paddleboarding...

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7 Reasons Why September Is the Best Month on the Beach

Most people think that coming to the beach in the summer is the best, however, those people are mistaken. The best time to come to South Jersey is in September, and here are 7 reasons why...

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Seven Ways to Cool Off in South Jersey

The summer of 2016 rolls on and so does the hot weather with sweltering temperatures. If you're in need of some fun ways to beat the heat and cool down in South Jersey, you're in luck...

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Show Us Your Summer Tan Lines!

Spent time on your tan lately? Purposely or accidentally? Maybe you've got a farmer's tan from your arm hanging out your car window, sock lines from yard work, or maybe the good, ol' fashioned sexy beach-time ones. Snap a photo and enter the SoJO Summer Tan Lines Contest!

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What’s Left on Our Summer Bucket List

We're trying hard not to recognize that, eventually, summer will come to an end. Especially when we still have so much to do! Here are some of the experiences still left on our summer bucket list.

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A naked man is sitting cross legged  on an empty beach and meditating.
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Are You Guilty of Bad Jersey Shore Beach Etiquette?

After spending most of my staycation on the beach last week, it became apparent that some need a helpful reminder of a simple thing called, beach etiquette. With several weeks left of the summer season, it's a great time for a refresher course! 

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Traci Taylor, TSM
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10 Essentials People Often Forget When Going to the Beach

Not everyone can live by the beach or frequently go multiple times a week. Are you a forgetful person, or have never gotten the chance to go to the beach and develop a bag-packing habit...

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Do You Remember Fun City in Sea Isle?

“Fun City” lit up in glowing neon lights against the Sea Isle sky. The flying elephant ride and the sound of little kids laughing as they enjoy a night out with their family. If this sounds familiar you might know that I’m talking about the old amusement park that used to inhabit 33 and Landis Ave in Sea Isle City.

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Elena Elisseeva
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This Is All You Need to Know Before Booking Your Summer Vacation

If you're one of the millions who wait until the last minute for everything, including your summer vacation plans, have no fear.  You may be surprised to find these simple booking tips actually work!

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4 Frozen Cocktails to Help You Beat the NJ Heat Wave

The hot, sticky summer weather has everyone looking for ways to cool off...one of my favorite ways to beat the heat is from the inside out with a tasty adult beverage...

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5 Tips for Bicycle Safety

There’s no better way to enjoy a beautiful summer day than with a bike ride with the family. When we think of bikes we think of healthy exercise, but we can sometimes forget that bikes are not just outdoor toys.  Several years ago, I was in a bicycle accident and my head hit the ground so hard.  Had I not been wearing a helmet, I am sure I would have had more than a fractured hip. That is just one safety measure of cycling, but there are many more than can protect you and your family.

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