Author Archives: DoD3Brian

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 […]

I always like doing something on the Summer solstice, the day with the longest amount of sunlight each year. Sometimes I take a nice evening bike ride or walk, but this year I decided that it would be a good night to head over to Immaculate Conception Church’s parish festival. The midway was by Majestic […]

I headed over to the North Brunswick Youth Sports Festival on Saturday, June 16th. This is probably the third or fourth largest fair in New Jersey with a massive midway, lots of shows, food and retail vendors, and music. Reithoffer Shows had the midway with most of their Orange unit’s rides at the fair. The […]