Goodbye winter.

Spring is finally here.


Although it certainly doesn't feel like, it's freezing out.

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If this cold weather has you dreaming of warmer temperatures, you're certainly not alone.

Spring is a time for new beginnings with flowers already starting to bloom.

There are certain things about spring we LOVE, especially living here in New Jersey.

So what are those first signs of spring?

Those little things or moments that remind's spring at the Jersey Shore!

Photo by Sergey Shmidt on Unsplash
Photo by Sergey Shmidt on Unsplash

Driving the other day, I noticed the farmers market I pass every morning on my way to work had finally flipped their sign around.

"Closed" is now turned to "OPEN."

Beautiful hanging flower baskets line the entire front of the building.


When I saw that last week, I just knew spring was right around the corner.

Also, I went to Rita's the other night.

That was another indication that we made it through the dark, cold days of winter and spring is here.

Rita's Italian Ice
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So I posted a question on our 94.3 The Point Facebook page and got several great responses. Here they are!

What is your first sign of spring at the Jersey Shore?

  1. Crowded boardwalk
  2. The opening of Rita's
  3. Forsythias blooming
  4. The sound of frogs (spring peepers)
  5. Boats and jet skis coming in on trailers
  6. Parade day in Belmar
  7. The Boardwalk opens
  8. Traffic
  9. No parking early morning at Pier Village
  10. Ralph's in Toms River opening
  11. Allergies
  12. Daffodils blooming
  13. Sneezing
  14. Dairy Queen Opens
  15. People wearing shorts
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Photo by Timur M on Unsplash

All great answers.

Happy Spring!

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