ArtsCAP Contest Seeks Graphic Designs for CityArts/AsburyPark Logo

Asbury Park, NJ – March 29, 2010: ArtsCAP, the Arts Coalition of Asbury Park, is on the look out for the artistically inclined. The non-profit group seeks logo design submissions for its upcoming CityArts/Asbury Park festival. The logo design contest is open to professionals, amateurs and students and the winner will receive a $100 cash prize.

CityArts/AsburyPark, a weekend celebration of the arts in Asbury Park, NJ, is set for September 24-25, 2010. The festival will be a multimedia, multi-arts event featuring the work of local and national artists in all the disciplines. The city’s many non-profit arts groups, arts businesses and individual artists are expected to participate, according to ArtsCAP president, Dennis Carroll.

“CityArts/AsburyPark will be centered around an arts walk or tour from Main Street, though the downtown shopping district, south along Wesley Lake and east to the oceanfront boardwalk. It will feature art exhibitions; music, theater and dance performances; street art fair; film showings; spoken word and literary events and art installations,” said Mr. Carroll. “The festival will embrace a wide spectrum of artistic styles and media.”

The CityArts/AsburyPark logo will be featured on signage, programs and t-shirts and be displayed in a variety of media formats including print, digital and video. Contest details and design specifications are posted on the artsCAP website All entries must be submitted and must be received by midnight, April 30, 2010. The winner will be notified by on or before May 3, 2010. The decision of the judges will be final.

A logo unveiling event will be held in Asbury Park on May 6, 2010 to announce the winning artist and logo design. Event details including the time and location will be announced. ArtsCAP-the Arts Coalition of Asbury Park, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization, is a coalition of artists, citizens and cultural organizations dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the arts through collaboration, advocacy, and education.

For additional information about ArtsCAP, CityArts/Asbury Park or the logo design contest please, email or call 732.455.8052.


Jersey Shore Travel Planning is a Breeze with the 2010 Visit Monmouth Travel Guide

Red Bank, NJ – February 16, 2010: The 2010 Visit Monmouth Travel Guide, published by Spark Market Solutions, is a full-color, fact-filled resource that offers a taste of the places and events that make the Jersey Shore’s Monmouth County special. The online version, available on the tourism page of Monmouth County’s website, gives visitors the tools to explore destinations, accommodations and attractions in greater depth.

New Jersey’s Monmouth County is a four-season destination that offers something for everyone: cosmopolitan downtown centers like Red Bank, Asbury Park and Long Branch, active beach towns such as Belmar and Bradley Beach, historic spots including Ocean Grove and Spring Lake and bay shore towns filled with dining and more such as Highlands and Keyport. The area offers shopping, dining, golf, a wide range of outdoor activities and accommodations, boardwalks and 27 miles of sparking, sandy beaches, including Asbury Park, named one of New Jersey’s top five beaches, in a recent statewide poll by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium.

Conveniently located between New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth County is less than an hour from Newark’s Liberty International Airport. Many towns are accessible by public transportation. The area’s quaint bed and breakfast inns, waterfront resorts, centrally located national brand accommodations and wide range of facilities that can host the most sophisticated events, make the area a perfect choice for a romantic getaway, an inspired wedding, social or business event or an action-packed vacation.

Print and CD copies of the travel guide, as well as travel information, are available from Monmouth County’s Tourism Department. Please call 1-800-523-2587.