Author Archives: DoD3Brian

Updated 11/12/18 Seems like in recent years I end up taking my first trip to Six Flags Great Adventure in September for Fright Fest. I get a season pass each year despite only going a handful of times, but it’s still worth it. I might go for the gold membership next year as it’s about […]

I took a two part trip to New York City on Sunday, September 16th. During the afternoon I planned to go to Coney Island before heading back to Manhattan at dusk to do a walk through of the San Gennaro festival. First was two hours of travel time: 1 hour on NJ Transit to Penn […]

As far as I know, my home away from home Brick, NJ has one fair a year, and that’s the Italian Festival held by Church of the Epiphany. I stopped by on August 16th, the first night of the festival, before heading over to Seaside. Despite being in the same town as the shore house, […]

I was down at the shore house in Brick for a couple of days in mid/late July. My main task at the house was killing off a wasp nest that had taken up residence right next to the front door, but I stayed on Friday to just take in the summertime at the shore. In […]

There’s lots of Italian festivals around New Jersey and New York, usually held around the feast day of a certain saint or religious figure. Mid-July see’s several “Our Lady of Mount Carmel” festivals in the tri-state area, with the Berkeley Heights festival being the one I’ve been to the most over the years. The festival […]