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Why Your Local Scene Matters: No More Dysphoria’s Third Annual Benefit Show at Asbury Park Brewery on September 23rd, 2018.

Sunday’s are usually for rest and relaxation but that wasn’t the case at Asbury Park Brewery. This past Sunday the Brewery and Aftermath Collective housed No More Dysphoria’s third annual benefit show. No More Dysphoria (NMD) is a Montclair, NJ based non-profit organization that helps transgender and gender non-conforming people pay for major aspects of their transitions.

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Families Belong Together: Asbury Park AKA: How To Cover A Protest On A Lunch Break

On a blisteringly hot day, people from all over the Asbury Park area rallied together at Springwood Park as a part of the “Families Belong Together” protests happening nationwide. The protests were set into motion as a way of showing peaceful solidarity with people whose families were broken apart by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under the current and former presidents’ terms.

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A Different Kind of Spring Cleaning: Surfrider South Jersey’s Bay Clean-Up

Living along the coast, beach and bay clean-ups are a part of the norm. Sporadically throughout the year groups like Surfrider mobilize locals to help clean and preserve areas that are at the most risk to pollution. In the past month, the organization's two New Jersey chapters put together a handful of clean-up all along the coast. This past weekend was Surfrider South Jersey’s monthly clean-up along the bay just south of Atlantic City in Vetnor.

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Atlas Genius brings 63 Days of Love to the mid-Atlantic

The mid-Atlantic region recently played host to Australian-bred, Los Angeles-based indie band Atlas Genius, who brought their infectious brand of synth-infused rock to Philadelphia and Washington DC as their extensive 63 Days of Love tour winds to a close. The band recently released a new single and accompanying video for the song “63 Days” and, fresh off an appearance on Conan O’Brien’s late night show, brought the promise of forthcoming new music with them.

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JD McPherson "Undivided Heart and Soul" album review

Roots rocker JD McPherson has always sought inspiration in the music of the past. He first turned heads in 2010 with his debut albumSigns and Signifiers, where he created a unique, new brand of rock and roll using sounds pulled from the early 1950s and given a twist so that they were fresh for modern ears.

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