Sunday, January 10, 2016

The Legends of Asbury Park

If you grew up in the 60's and 70's in New Jersey
Asbury Park was legendary.
Even surrounding areas, up and down the east coast knew about and visited
Home to "The Boss" Asbury Park is a super cool town,
with an even cooler vibe.

There is something about this place,
different from all other beach communities...
this area is all about youth, music, fun and of course, the beaches.
Historic Asbury Park has Convention Hall and The Paramount Theater.

 We visited recently to see the Christmas tree before they
take it down.

                                                The tree was huge and especially beautiful.

All of the shops around Convention Hall were open  for 
Christmas shopping,
portable shopping cubicles had been set up as well.
Unique items for sale and a wonderful way to shop local.

 You can't visit Asbury without stopping at the Wonder Bar...

 or the Stone Pony...even if just for a picture.

 I could hear someone rocking out inside but we did not go in.

The Stone Pony...where legends like Bruce Springsteen were born.

January 2, 2016


  1. That was a beautifully lighted huge Christmas tree and the Hall has a Christmasy look.

  2. Good morning, Debbie. Asbury park looks like a great place to live or visit. The Christmas tree is beautiful. I am a fan of Bruce! Happy Sunday, enjoy your new week!

  3. Beautiful, Debbie.

    Your words, and the photo's

    Thank you

  4. That place is beautiful! Fantastic tree! Nice blog make-over, too! :-)

  5. The Christmas tree and all the shops look very lovely.

  6. Great place Debbie and love all your photos again. The large hall with that gorgeous Christmas tree is very elegantly decorated.
    Wishing you a great week,
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  7. That's a beautiful tree! And what a great place to shop in a place with a wonderful variety of possible gifts. Hope you're having a wonderful new year!

  8. I enjoyed this adventure and loved the tree. Another fun place to see. Maybe I can put it on a future bucket list. Hugs!

  9. Looks like another fun day out, I think we drove through there when we lived in Jersey but we didn't know about those places, how neat that they are still around and still giving people the ability to get a start in music :)

  10. Cool. I don't think I've ever seen a pic of the Stone Pony - even though I've heard about it. I love when vendors set up stalls like that - most fun way to shop!