Warm Up in AP


In the Northeast, we’re accustomed to snow days, but in Asbury Park we’re mostly used to biting winds off the ocean during the wintertime. Even though most people think of AP as a summer destination, there is still so much to do during the off-season. While you are waiting for the warmer weather to be more consistent and the boardwalk to finally open, here are a few ways to enjoy AP during the chilly months.

The Perfect Cup Of Joe

Perfect Joe
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There are few things in this world better than a nice hot cup of coffee on a cold snowy day. Guests at Café Volan can certainly agree. Located right on Bangs Ave., this café is open seven days a week. Cappuccino or latte with soy or almond milk, no matter your preference, they are happy to accommodate. The crowd pleasers: the almond soy latte paired with raspberry toast.

A Work Of Art

Work of Art
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Need an idea for date night? Look no further than Parlor Gallery on Cookman Ave. The gallery opened in 2009 and has featured international artists as well as first time artists. Grab your partner and enjoy their current exhibit “Seven Year Itch: 7 Years of Parlor Gallery.”

An Oldie But A Goodie

Paint the Pony Purple
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For everyone who knows Asbury Park, they know The Stone Pony is a vital part of what makes the city so great. When it’s so cold you don’t want to go outside, grab your winter coat, a hat, and a scarf and head to The Stone Pony. Their shows never disappoint. The upcoming schedule features: Splintered Sunlight, Tiger Army, Pete Yorn, and more.

For The Love Of Food


Food is always a fan favorite. If possible, we would sit and eat at Talula’s all day long. But since some of us need to work, we can just enjoy their delicious food when we have some free time. Even though their lunch and dinner menus are filled to the brim with mouth watering meals, you do not want to miss out on brunch. Do not order anything else but the apple cider donuts and the green eggs and ham pizza. Well, you can order a mimosa too of course. You are SO welcome.

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