Asbury Ocean Club Hotel’s Vibrant, Textured Allure

This property's impeccably designed Drawing Room transforms at night

Located opposite the beach, the Asbury Ocean Club Hotel provides a sophisticated oasis that some might not associate with the Jersey Shore. This light-filled property (home to over 100 condos atop a 54-room, five-star hotel) features interiors by Anda Andrei Design, who masterfully blended timeless shapes and materials with modern elements to create a relaxed but elegant atmosphere. And while the expansive pool deck—replete with …

Everything You Wanted To Know About Glitter

From unfolding glitter’s definition as a mass noun to outlining the process behind the development of aluminum metalized polyethylene terephthalate, the New York Times’ Caity Weaver explores every intricacy behind the beloved, dazzling (sometimes) plastic product. Weaver describes her visit to Glitterex, one of two production facilities in the US (both of which are in New Jersey) and shares learnings about layers, color and so much more. …

Word of Mouth: Asbury Park

New Jersey's dynamic coastal destination in the midst of a cultural resurgence

Lovingly referred to as “the Shore,” New Jersey’s coast is home to some of the most beautiful beaches within driving distance of NYC. From Sandy Hook to Cape May, the Shore is lined with many resort towns worthy of exploration, but none are experiencing a renaissance like Asbury Park—a small, quirky town on the cusp of becoming New York City’s biggest beach destination. Originally developed …