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PhotoPlus 2017 Hot New Gear You Want To Own

About The Show New York….PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo’s started in 1983, and is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. The show features over 100 educational seminars, Photo Walks and Master Classes, special Filmmaking and Drone sessions. the show has over 200 exhibitors and brands displaying thousands of the latest equipment, products, and services for you …

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Aberdeen Day 2017 – Food, Fun And So Much More

Aberdeen Day 2017 Living in Hazlet for 45 years has made me somewhat of an expert when it comes to our local town festivals and celebrations.  I have been to many including Keyport, Middletown, Hazlet, Long Branch and others, but one of my favorites has to be Aberdeen Day 2017. Aberdeen Day 2017 is a special day and was properly …

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2017 QuickChek Festival Of Ballooning Best Ever

Hot Air Balloon Festival 2017

  ” The QuickChek Festival Of Ballooning Best Ever” is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premier family entertainment attraction in New Jersey and took place on July 28th – 30th 2017.  The festival holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor’s Award for Best Special Event, …

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Lion Country Safari Florida 5 Stars

Lion Country Safari Our 5 Star Pick Updated Dec. 23, 2016 – Originally published January 2015 Over the years I have visited many theme and amusement parks including those that feature a safari like experience. The one that I love to visit when ever I spend time with my son’s family in Florida is the Lion Country Safari. In December …

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Thousands Attend Coney Island’s 34th Annual Mermaid Parade

Photos, Video by Len Rapoport A 34 Year Tradition That tradition was brought back to life 34 years ago and the Mermaid Parade was born. So it was with great delight and anticipation that I was going to cover the parade again this year. Our correspondents couldn’t make it but my wife and I decided we would do it alone. …

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Sesame Place – Summer Fun For The Entire Family

Watch Our Video Now We Love Theme Parks Iusually don’t have an opportunity to visit a theme park unless I am traveling to Florida where there are so many. In New Jersey I have visited Great Adventure and of course our local theme park Keansburg Amusement Park. A theme park is defined as a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and …

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Ocean Grove Flea Welcomes Thousands

Twice a year the Ocean Grove Chamber of Commerce hosts a fantastic Flea Market.  One is the Saturday after Labor Day the other is the Saturday after Memorial Day.  We attend both each year not because we are the bargain shoppers we used to be years ago when we were younger and all the children lived with us.  Today in …

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NYC Easter Parade 2016 – Way Over The Top

For the past two years we have covered the Easter Parade, aka the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York City. We love this parade now because it herald’s the coming of Spring, with the beautiful daffodils and tulips in bloom and the wonderful and welcome warm weather. Today we planned to cover the Easter Parade on 5th Avenue from 49th …

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NY International Auto Show 2016 – Hot Concept Cars+Beautiful Models Too

Len Rapoport covers the 2016 NY International Auto Show with Andy Peeke . Our photos will give you an idea of the fabulous new vehicles available now and in the coming months..

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NYC Turns Green At St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March. It marks the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.[1] The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland,[3] and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. This years Grand Marshal was Senator George J. Mitchell of Maine who has had a remarkable career in public as well as …

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