Tag: Pier Village

Pier Village Featured in Spring Issue INDUSTRY Magazine

By Marisa Procopio The Long Branch beachfront has changed its look as often as Katy Perry on holiday. Gen-Xers remember it as the Pier and Kid’s World Amusement Park, a sweeping, animated stretch of fun that included a waterslide, pier, haunted house, and arcade attractions. Back in the glorious Victorian age, it was host to…

Bronze plaque honors Mary Todd Lincoln in Long Branch

via APP.COM Long Branch Mayor, Adam Schneider, left, unveils a bronze plaque along Centennial Ave. in Pier Village marking the 150th anniversary of the visit in Long Branch of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, which put Long Branch on the map for the rich and famous and kicked off the city’s so-called Gilded Age. The…

High marks for Pier Village

Merchants and city leaders say Pier Village has succeeded in extending the city’s tourism season, part of a long-term plan to shift the local economy to a year-round one.

Livingetc: American Idol

For hotels that effortlessly team laid-back with luxe, head Stateside words NEIL McLEENAN and ROZ ERSKINE Summer holidays are all about getting your fill of wide, open spaces, big, blue skies and glamorous beach living. And nowhere in the world does that quite as well as the US of A. The weak pound may mean…

DC Magazine: Small Goes Big Time

Posh properties with an eye toward chic and unique amenities are popping up from Maine to Miami. Here, the inn crowd. by Perri Haynes, Sarai Johnson, JC McCray and Lauren Pritchard DC Magazine New Jersey Bungalow The only situation this Jersey Shore hideaway presents is the question of which of the fabulous 24 oversized rooms,…

NJ Biz: New Jersey’s Cities are on the Rebound

Manhattan’s proximity drives Hoboken, Jersey City, demand while some markets lag By EVELYN LEE The nascent housing rebound is playing out differently in New Jersey’s cities: While established urban residential real estate markets are seeing an uptick in occupancies and rental rates, more unproven markets will have a longer road to recovery, experts said. “New…