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Are Drive-In Movie Theaters On The Brink Of Extinction?
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Jersey’s Drive-In Movies with Springsteen Update

This story was originally posted on July 4th.  Since then, I've received permission to pass along images related to a July 1966 performance at the Loew's 35 Drive-In of the Castiles featuring Bruce Springsteen.

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Lucy The Elephant (Getty Images)
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Visit NJ’s Historic Lucy The Elephant in Margate – Daily Day Trip

I'm sure you may have noticed that there are a zillion fun things to do in the Great Garden State. How about a nice day trip for a visit with Lucy the Elephant?

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Jersey’s Drive-In Movies

During the 1950's and 60's, at the height of their popularity, drive-in movie theatres dotted the landscape of The Garden State.  Here's some history and nostalgia, plus one big surprise.

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“The Bikini” – A History [Video]

Millions of women wear or have worn them.  Many millions of men love to look at them.  Here's a bit of history about this swimwear fashion that's commonplace at the Jersey Shore and at beaches everywhere.

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1928 Avro Avian 7083 Sits On An Airfield
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Hillary Clinton Supports Amelia Earhart Mystery Investigation

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had encouraging words Tuesday for a new investigation into one of the 20th century's most enduring mysteries: the fate of American aviator Amelia Earhart, who went missing without a trace over the South Pacific 75 years ago.

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Governor Kean signed my book in 1988. (Craig Allen photo)
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Governor Tom Kean: The Politics Of Inclusion

Governor Chris Christie is all over the tube...whether you're watching the entire sit-down with Oprah, or catching clips on the news and the talkshows.  This is not new for the Garden State.  Christie is just the most-recent New Jersey governor to find himself, and his policies, in the media spotlight.

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Eric Clapton Photo by Express / Getty Images
Eric Clapton Photo by Express / Getty Images
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This Day In Music History

January 6th
1957 - Elvis Presley makes his last appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, the variety program that helped launch him nationwide.

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John Fogerty Photo by A. Messerschmidt - Getty Images
John Fogerty Photo by A. Messerschmidt - Getty Images
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This Day In Music History

December 31st
1967 - American songwriter and producer Bert Berns died of heart failure aged 38. He wrote many classic songs including 'Twist And Shout', 'Hang On Sloopy', ‘Here Comes the Night’, ‘I Want Candy’ and 'Brown Eyed Girl'.

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Brenda Lee - Photo by Evening Standard / Getty Images
Brenda Lee - Photo by Evening Standard / Getty Images
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This Day In Music History

December 30th
1962 - Singer Brenda Lee's Nashville home burns to the ground. The "I'm Sorry" singer is injured when she rushes into the flames to rescue her pet poodle Cee Cee. Brenda recovers, but the dog dies.

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Stevie Wonder photo by Lisa Maree Williams - Getty Images
Stevie Wonder photo by Lisa Maree Williams - Getty Images
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This Day In Music History

December 26th
1963 - Stevie Wonder arrived in the UK for appearances on the TV shows 'Ready Steady Go!' and 'Thank Your Lucky Stars.'

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