Nightlife in Freehold

Andrew Zimmern or Giada – Up to 39% Off Cooking Fest

"Appetite: A Gastronomic Experience"

Count Basie Theatre

$68.50 $42

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Television hosts Andrew Zimmern and Giada De Laurentiis headline shows following afternoons full of foods from around New Jersey

"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus" – Up to 50% Off

"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus"

Count Basie Theatre

$54.50 $27

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story's live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

51% Off Movie and Popcorn at Starplex Cinemas East Windsor

Starplex Cinemas - East Windsor Town Center Plaza 10

Starplex Cinemas

$13.25 $6.50

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A warm, buttery snack of popcorn accompanies screenings of the latest blockbusters or dramas

Up to 64% Off Movie and Popcorn at Rutgers Cinema

Rutgers Cinema

Piscataway Township

$28 $10

First-run movies and classic hits showing on three digital-projection screens with surround sound and stadium seating

Roberta Flack – Up to 67% Off

The State Theatre

State Theater

$58 $19

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Grammy-winning singer and pianist fuses R&B, jazz, and folk on hits including "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" and "Killing Me Softly"

50% Off at Sandcastle Billiards

Sandcastle Billiards

Edison

$32 $16

Customers play pool at an upscale billiards parlor that also features ping-pong, foosball, chess, and backgammon

Up to 53% Off Wine and Chocolate Tasting

Old York Cellars

East Amwell

$20 $10

Sample six wines and pair them with chocolates designed to complement wine

50% Off Extended Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four

Unionville Vineyards

East Amwell

$44 $22

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Tastings of eight Unionville wines are complimented by cheese pairings and take home crystal wine glasses

Eastern Opera of New Jersey – Up to 43% Off Double Feature

"Mark Twain and the General & Pagliacci"

Brook Arts Center

$35 $20

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Operatic double bill features an unlikely partnership between Mark Twain and Ulysses Grant and a classic tale of a Calabrian theater troupe

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Molly Maguire's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Clark

$23 $11

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Cooks grill up 8-ounce burgers to pair with draft beers in this Irish-themed pub that features live music and karaoke

Up to 63% Off Food, Pool, and Beer

Joe Broadway's Billiards

Graniteville

$47 $19

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Players spend two hours trading shots on well-lit Brunswick tables while enjoying hearty appetizers and pitchers of beer from a full bar

Half Off Wine Tasting at Staten Island Winery

Staten Island Winery

Travis

$30 $15

From 6–9 p.m., guests sample four different wines and take home a wine glass

Up to 52% Off Wine-and-Cheese Pairing

Crossing Vineyards

Washington Crossing

$40 $20.90

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Wine pro shows guests how to bring out the flavors of specific wines and assorted cheeses during a presentation in a historic vineyard

44% Off Products

Level 2 Billiards

Somerdale

$9 $5

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

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Overtime Sports Bar and Grill

Langhorne

$30 $15

Wings, burgers, pizzas, and other classic eats at a sports bar with 16 televisions, pool and dart leagues, and weekly Quizzo nights

Up to 54% Off a Show and Snacks at The Comedy Cove At Scotty's

The Comedy Cove at Scotty's

Springfield

$48.95 $25

Comedy club with an outdoor tiki bar hosts weekly shows, including sets from pros featured on Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show

Private Jazz Concert in a 100-Year-Old Mansion

Intimate Jazz Concert in a Historic Mansion

Bedford - Stuyvesant

$45 $45

Enjoy an evening of jazz and mingle with performers and patrons during an intimate concert at a mansion used as a set in Boardwalk Empire

Up to 51% Off Early-Access Movie Experiences

Alpine Cinemas

Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton

$19.25 $10

Thursday ticket grants early access to upcoming big-name, first-run movies, including The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Maleficent & Hercules

Up to 43% Off Shortbread & Wine at Two Moon Art House and Cafe

Two Moon Art House and Cafe

Park Slope

$30 $18

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House-baked shortbread flavors include honey wheat and rosemary sea salt; samplers also include glasses of wine

Up to 52% Off a Burger Meal at Croxley Ale House

Croxley Ale House

Brooklyn

$55.85 $27

Choose from almost 50 beers on tap, appetizers ranging from bavarian pretzels to Brooklyn nachos, and an array of burgers

50% Off at Esquire Lounge

Esquire Lounge

Brooklyn

$50 $25

Sleek, modern lounge serves craft cocktails and bar appetizers, along with entrees and desserts

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Fire Lounge Hookah Bar and Cafe

Gowanus

$80 $40

Practice your smoke rings, snack on finger foods, and sip refreshing drinks at a hookah bar with an open backyard, TV, and free WiFi

"The Killer" Starring Michael Shannon – Up to 40% Off

"The Killer"

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

$82 $55

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Academy Award-nominee Michael Shannon stars as a man who discovers a beautiful city haunted by a serial killer in this dark comedy-drama

"Welfare" – Up to 42% Off Dramatic Play

"Welfare"

Brooklyn

$59.99 $35

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New drama examines themes of greed and hope as it follows three women who fund their lifestyles through men

Up to 50% Off Movie and Popcorn at Maplewood Theatre

Maplewood Theater

Maplewood

$34 $17

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Groups of two of four enter under an old-fashioned marquee to watch first-run movies as they nosh on popcorn

Up to 55% Off Standup Comedy

Garden State Comedy Club

Flemington Raritan Diner

$54.50 $25

Headlining comics perform at a club housed inside a welcoming diner

44% Off Cocktails

Barú Lounge

North Ironbound

$9 $5

Barú Lounge's delicious recipe for a Red Devil: vodka, peach schnapps, Southern Comfort peach liqueur, sloe gin, triple sec, orange juice

Up to 54% Off a Wine Class

The Wine List of Summit

Summit

$70 $35

A professional sommelier contrasts Old World and New World wines while leading students through a tasting

57% Off Movie Ticket and Popcorn

Hudson Mall Cinemas

Hackensack River Waterfront

$14 $6

Movie theater hosting first-run comedies, dramas, and blockbusters as well as Bollywood films

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Sanai's

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

58% Off Belly-Dancing Event at Drom

Drom

Drom

$69 $29

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Exotic belly dancers seduce a hip venue

Up to 53% Off Dueling-Pianos Show

Shake, Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos

Brick NYC

$46.50 $22

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Duo of bantering pianists leads a night-long, all-request party of rock sing-alongs and onstage games

Up to 56% Off "The Fantasticks" Musical

"The Fantasticks"

Snapple Theater

$83.25 $37

The world's longest-running musical tells a story of young love, feuding families, and a mysterious man

"Perfect Crime" – Up to 56% Off Dramatic Play

"Perfect Crime"

Theater District - Times Square

$68.25 $30

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The city’s longest-running play details the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of a wealthy Connecticut man

Up to 76% Off Rock or Keyshia Cole Concerts

Weekend Warrior or Keyshia Cole

Multiple Locations

$106 $25

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Four-pack of concerts featuring The Dan Band, Led Zeppelin 2, Supersuckers, and Wild Child; set from R&B singer behind "She"

"Heathers: The Musical" – Up to 46% Off

"Heathers The Musical"

New World Stages

$102 $55

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Cult-classic teen-murder comedy becomes a New York Times–lauded, pitch-black stage show, complete with perky songs

Up to 50% Off Freestyle Concert

Freestyle Boom "The Kings of Freestyle"

Santos Party House

$50 $25

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Hits by freestyle stars including George Lamond, Johnny O, Soave, David from Nice & Wild, Julio Mena, Jill Tirrell, and DJ Mickey Garcia

Up to 50% Off Standup Comedy

Wednesday Night at EastVille: 'Anya Yovich Presents'

EastVille Comedy Club

$40 $20

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Up-and-coming comic showcases a roster of similarly skilled standup performers

Sinatra Saturdays – Up to 50% Off Tribute

"Sinatra Saturdays"

The Carnegie Club

$150 $75

Steven Maglio and an 11-piece band glide through Sinatra's hits in an intimate, throwback-style lounge

Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella" — Up to 35% Off Broadway Musical

Rodgers + Hammerstein's "Cinderella"

Broadway Theatre

$59 $49

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A Tony-winning Broadway remake of Rodgers and Hammerstein's made-for-TV musical, starring Fran Drescher through June 29

"Rock of Ages" – Up to 45% Off Broadway Musical

"Rock of Ages"

Helen Hayes Theatre

$140.75 $78

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Broadway jukebox musical repurposes the hair-metal hits of Twisted Sister, Journey, and Whitesnake into a light-hearted snobs vs. slobs tale

"Rocky Broadway" – Up to 40% Off Musical

"ROCKY Broadway"

Winter Garden Theatre

$79 $49

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Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning underdog tale swings into life as a Tony-nominated musical full of beautifully brutal fight choreography

"Mamma Mia!" – Up to 43% Off Broadway Musical

"Mamma Mia!"

Broadhurst Theatre

$70 $49

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The tale of a young woman searching for her father is driven by numerous ABBA hits, including "Dancing Queen" and "Take a Chance on Me"

Up to 72% Off Summer of Love VIP Rooftop Singles Party

Single And The City

Multiple Locations

$50 $18

Drinking, dancing, icebreakers kindle fun and romance during singles events around the city

Gazillion Bubble Show – Up to 47% Off

Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages

$84.50 $45

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A family who has honed its show for more than 20 years creates and layers dazzling bubbles amid colorful lasers

ComedyJuice – Up to 60% Off Standup

ComedyJuice

Gotham Comedy Club

$40.66 $21

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Upcoming comics have been seen on such national platforms as Conan, Showtime, and Comedy Central

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man" – Up to 35% Off

"Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man"

The 777 Theatre

$76.90 $55

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Romantic comedy with benefits dishes advice for straight women and is hailed as "uproariously funny" and "saucy!"

Stand Up NY – Up to 78% Off

Stand Up NY

Upper West Side

$112 $26

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Neighborhood institution hosts comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and BET

EastVille Comedy Club – Up to 77% Off Standup

EastVille Comedy Club

Eastville Comedy Club

$44 $10

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A club that has hosted Louis C.K. and Sarah Silverman fills a schedule with sets by D.C. Benny, Ted Alexandro, and Todd Barry

Up to 54% Off a Champagne Tasting

The Champagne Sommelier

New York

$150 $75

A champagne connoisseur with 10 years of experience shares varieties of the sparkling wine with tasters

Up to 53% Off Draft Beer and Specialty Burger at Wicked Willy's

Wicked Willy's

Greenwich Village

$39 $19

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Specialty burgers such as Cajun variety paired with draft beers

50% Off Performance at Jazz at Kitano

Jazz at Kitano

Midtown South Central

$30 $15

Jazz night at a club named one of the best in the city by NYC Jazz Record

Up to 53% Off Dinner at Jekyll & Hyde Pub

Jekyll & Hyde Pub

West Village

$100.85 $50

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Horror-themed tavern features classic burgers, pasta, and pub fare served by a staff of costumed actors; animatronic monsters line the walls

Up to 53% Bar Bites and Beer at Stone Creek

Stone Creek

Manhattan

$36.95 $18

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Tree trunk tables and stone walls envelop guests in a woodsy atmosphere as they sip craft beers and snacks

Up to 50% Off Broadway Comedy Club

Broadway Comedy Club

Clinton

$20 $10

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Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Food and Drinks for Two at Wine Bar

Wine Bar

Bowery

$40 $20

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100+ different bottles of wine line the walls of the intimate, Zagat-rated café serving French, Spanish, and Italian tapas

Up to 52% Off Brazilian Dinner at S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil)

S.O.B.'s (Sounds of Brazil)

SoHo

$130 $65

Salsa on Friday evening and samba on Saturday evening at an intimate dinner club

BeerProv – Up to 26% Off Improv

"BeerProv"

Webster Hall

$24.19 $18

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Actors and audiences alike get sauced while those on stage make up scenes and songs from suggestions

"Pippin" – Up to 39% Off Broadway Musical

"Pippin"

Music Box Theatre

$69 $49

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Tony award-winning Broadway revival of the acclaimed musical about a king’s son searching for life’s meaning

Hike the Hudson River Valley and Sample Wines at Two Local Vineyards

Hudson Valley Hike and Wine Tastings at Two Vineyards

Chelsea

$99 $99

All-inclusive trip takes you on a guided hike through 4–5 mi. of scenic highlands before you head to vineyards on the Shawangunk Wine Trail

Up to 52% Off "Death of a Salesman"

"Death of a Salesman"

Roy Arias Studios – Stage IV

$41.50 $20

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Family drama and dashed dreams in this Arthur Miller classic

Greenwich Village Comedy Club – Up to 81% Off Standup Class

Stand-Up Comedy Workshop with Comedian Buddy Flip

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

$310 $59

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Standup veteran who has appeared on Comedy Central and MTV teaches joke writing, set-ups, and timing during a five-hour workshop

"The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told" – Up to 54% Off Play

"The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told"

The Snapple Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theater

$67.75 $35

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An improvising crew of swashbucklers tells an off-the cuff pirate epic based on audience suggestions

Up to 52% Off Manhattan Film Festival

Manhattan Film Festival

The Quad Cinema

$11.99 $6

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Named one of Movie Maker Magazine's 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, this two-week fest shines a spotlight on indie filmmakers

Up to 43% Off "My Big Gay Italian Wedding" or Sequel

"My Big Gay Italian Wedding" or "My Big Gay Italian Funeral"

Clinton

$156 $89

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See an acclaimed off-Broadway musical comedy or its sequel, which turns an Italian wake into a fun and campy soap opera

American Symphony Orchestra – Up to 50% Off

"Forged From Fire"

Carnegie Hall

$28 $14

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Evening of early 20th-century music explores four composers' relationship to the era's burgeoning, often violent nationalism

Mary Dimino – Up to 53% Off Standup

Mary Dimino

the cell

$52.69 $25

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During her acclaimed act, Mary contrasts her innocent appearance with her hard-nosed, New-York-Italian personality

"Mulan" – Up to 46% Off Percussion Musical

"Mulan"

The Ellen Stewart Theatre

$53.50 $29

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All-female dance-and-percussion troupe retells the classic story of a young Chinese woman who joins the army to fight the Huns

Up to 47% Off "Burying the Hatchet" Theatrical Comedy

"Burying The Hatchet"

Snapple Theater Center

$85 $51

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A Hamptons summer home becomes a tornado of farcical confusion thanks to a fake burglar, surprise house guests, and a dead cat

The Public Theater – Up to 31% Off Membership

The Public Theater

The Public Theater

$65 $45

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Membership to celebrated nonprofit theater offers exclusive pre-sales, discounts, and more

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Bounce Boat

Hornblower Infinity

$37.92 $30

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Four-level yacht invites 1,200 people aboard to dance to electro, house & nu-disco with acts such as Just Blaze, Capital Cities & Solidisco

Mary Bridget Davies – Up to 41% Off Blues Concert

Mary Bridget Davies: The Star of Broadway's "A Night With Janis Joplin"

B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

$35.25 $21

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Star of Broadway's "A Night With Janis Joplin" lends her gritty, powerful pipes to blues anthems and Joplin hits

"Drunk Shakespeare" – Up to 46% Off Comedy

"Drunk Shakespeare"

10036

$37 $20

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One actor gets hammered while the rest stay mostly sober through whirlwind renditions of Shakespeare's plays

Ajkun Ballet Theatre – Up to 45% Off Comic Ballet

Ajkun Ballet Theatre Presents "La Fille Mal Gardèe"

Hostos Center for Arts and Culture

$40 $22

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Classic comedic ballet follows two lovers as the maiden's mother attempts to keep them apart

Up to 50% Off Standup Comedy

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

Greenwich Village Comedy Club

$10 $5

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Established and up-and-coming comedians deliver laughs at a weekly show

Grisly Pear Comedy Club – Up to 50% Off Standup

The Grisly Pear Comedy Club

New York

$20 $10

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Weekly standup-comedy series that features performers spotted on Comedy Central and MTV

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Jbird Cocktails

Upper East Side

$88 $35

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Handcrafted cocktails blended from artisanal ingredients and small plates such as pork sliders with cider slaw and crispy calamari

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Eastside Billiards

Upper East Side

$42 $20

Two hours on a Brunswick Gold Crown III pool table and a cheesy pizza for two at a pool hall with ping-pong, foosball, and big-screen TVs

Up to 94% Off Standup at Dark Horse Comedy Club

Dark Horse Comedy Club

New York

$50 $4

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Comedy club directs spotlight toward renowned comics who have appeared on Letterman and Comedy Central

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At the helm of L.A. Dance School of the Arts is director Angela Paolino Thompson, a graduate of NYU’s dance program. Certified by the Dance Educators of America, she leads a team that instills the grace and technique needed for recreational, competitive, and professional dancing success. Their twinkle-toed repertoire includes at least 10 modalities of dance at any time, such as tap, jazz, hip-hop, and ballet. They also incorporate acting, vocal, and fitness classes into their repertoire, and offer more traditional boot-camp workouts as well.

728 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft,
NJ
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Club Maggies is actually three venues in one—Maggie's Underground, Maggie's Uptown, and Maggie's Tiki Bar—each of which puts an individual spin on drinking and dining. Stop in for fresh seafood and burgers at Maggie's Underground the casual restaurant with a sports bar vibe, pop into Maggie's Uptown for a specialty cocktail or special sushi roll, or head to the fresh air of Maggie's Tiki Bar to drink in the sounds of live music with an island vibe during the warmer months. In addition to serving up a shared menu of unique pub fare, pizza, sushi, house specialty prime rib, and desserts such as chocolate fondues, Club Maggies holds regular events including open mic and karaoke nights.

145 Country Club Dr
Lakewood,
NJ
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Tommy's Coal Fired Pizza introduces the "old world" art of Pizza Making. At Tommy's we carry on this tradition by using only the finest ingredients for our Pizza. Our Pizza is baked in a coal fired oven at temperatures exceeding 1000 degrees providing an authentic crispy crust that enhances our top quality toppings.

2105 State Route 35
Oakhurst,
NJ
US

Having spent many years in the dance and fitness industries, Vanessa Berry knew precisely what to look for in her staff members when she opened Kick Dance Studios more than 10 years ago. Today, staffers include those who have trained at distinguished organizations including the School of American Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, and Broadway Dance Center.

But as proud as she is of her team, Berry is doubly so of her students, including her award-winning dance team. Her facility's two studios constantly bustle with the moves and grooves of highly organized dance classes, which include ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, musical theater, and acrobatics.

740 River Rd
Fair Haven,
NJ
US

Studio owner and award-winning dancer Dianna “D” Dray calls ballroom dance “therapy for the soul.” With her fellow instructors, she hosts these unorthodox therapy sessions, basing the lessons on the philosophy that “anyone can learn.” On Latin Days (Mondays and Thursdays), the teachers lead salsa, rumba, cha-cha, and samba classes. Other days feature ballroom dances such as the foxtrot and the tango (Tuesdays), and freewheeling swing and hustle classes (Wednesdays). D also leads classes specifically for brides- and grooms-to-be, teaching them the steps to gracefully handle their first dance as a married couple, whether it’s a tactful waltz or a classy hokey pokey.

611 River Road
Fair Haven,
NJ
US

Upon entering the Count Basie Theatre, guests might feel as though they’ve slipped through a crack in time and ended up in the early 1900s. Opulent marble staircases and gold details grab the eyes of visitors, recalling the decadence of Hollywood’s history and gently pulling them to the auditorium. There, the acoustically pleasing construction wins out as sound spreads and funnels through a sunburst dome embellished with a dangling chandelier. Since opening in 1926, the Count Basie has earned numerous accolades, including a nod from Pollstar magazine, who listed it as one of the Top 100 Worldwide Theatre Venues.

99 Monmouth St
Red Bank,
NJ
US