Tag: Pier Village

Top Summer Destinations: Long Branch, NJ

#72 LONG BRANCH, NEW JERSEY NEW-LOOK SHORE TRAVEL TIME 1 hour 30 minutes by train WHY? This once nothing-special town has reinvented itself as an upscale oceanfront resort. MUST DO What makes this Jersey Shore town different from so many others is Pier Village, a massive complex of hotels, stores, restaurants and rental apartments along…

A Shore Bet

A Shore Bet Long Branch typified New Jersey’s fast disappearing seaside charm. It was renaissance or bust. By Barbara Ballinger Before New York’s Hamptons attracted wealthy homeowners and chic celebs, Long Branch, N.J., ranked as one of the country’s premier summer resorts with five miles of Jersey shoreline. Seven U.S. presidents vacationed there and attended…

W Hoboken Opens in Grand Fashion

Friday, May 1, 2009 With its shining bright red logo light that it’s said you can see from outer space, the W Hoboken opened in grand fashion last Thursday. The hotel’s opening-night bash featured Jamie Foxx singing to a crowd of 1,400 that included Shanon Doherty and Tyson Beckford. On the design side, the 25-story…

PIER VILLAGE WINS 2009 NJ GOVERNOR’S TOURISM AWARD; Developer David Barry Accepts Award From NJ Secretary of State

Pier Village, the Victorian-inspired mixed-use development situated along the oceanfront in Long Branch, NJ, has been honored with a 2009 New Jersey Governor’s Tourism Award. David Barry, President of Applied Development Company, Pier Village’s developer, accepted the prestigious award from New Jersey Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells and New Jersey Travel Industry Association Chair Marilou Halverson at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism held April 2nd at Trump Marina in Atlantic City.