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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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Keansburg Amusement Park & Runaway Rapids The Best Local Spot For Family Fun

It was a beautiful Saturday and my wife and I decided to take a ride to the Keansburg Amusement Park just to see how they restored the park after Hurricane Sandy. When we arrived we were surprised to see there was also a Hot Rods and Food Trucks event at the park. I am always prepared to cover breaking news …

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2014 – 32nd Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

IPA and IMPress Magazine staff members have been covering many international Hot Air Balloon Festivals.  You can view some of our Hot Air Balloon articles and images by clicking here.  Of course the Balloon Festivals in Switzerland are truly spectacular as you watch the accession of the balloons against the pure white snow-covered mountains, but for those of us that …

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Memorial Day 2015 At The Colts Neck, New Jersey Pet Fair

Featuring some of the wonderful dog rescue organizations at the Colts Neck Pet Fair in New Jersey on August 30, 2014. Links to many organizations, photos and videos in article.

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Discovery Times Square, New York-Body Worlds Pulse and Marvel Avengers Station

Covering many attractions, trade and consumer shows, parades and other events in New York is a big task and with all the years living in the New York area, I simply haven’t covered all of them. Tourists may not know about many exciting or educational attractions or exhibits so it is my job to help inform them of one discovery …

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