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Wanderland Popup Delivers Glamping for Special Events

For those of us looking for something a little more glamorous than the traditional tentand-sleeping-bag experience, there is Wanderland Popup

Jason Thomson and Sonia Jozajtis founded their Asbury Park-based business with the motto “rest wild” in mind. Wanderland Popup offers three unique spaces: the Lotus Bell, the Sibley and the Mobile Guest Room. Perhaps the most popular tent, the Lotus Bell is handmade in New Zealand and was named after its Lotus-like shape. 

6 Unique Venues to Help You Think Outside the Boardroom

More than ever, millennials are changing the way destination corporate meetings are held, according to Karen Shackman, president of Shackman Associates, a special events management company. “They want highly social events that are out of the boardroom and, instead, under the boards in a location like a barn,” Shackman says. New Jersey offers a wide variety of traditional venues, yet these spaces often tend to lack that wow factor.

Taking a Bite Out of New Jersey

People love to pick on New Jersey. From the perennial, “what exit?” jokes, to the ridiculous antics of those Real Housewives, to Bridgegate, New Jersey and its residents are often the punch lines on late night television. I was born and raised here and frankly, I’m tired of the Jersey jokes, so I was thrilled to see the NY Post’s roundup of top burger spots by day of the week.

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