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Jersey Shore Landlord Caught Renting Out Uninhabitable Properties And Homes He Doesn’t Own

The New Jersey coastline can be a goldmine for owners of rental properties, as vacationers flock to the Atlantic Ocean every summer looking to rent for anything from a few days to the entire season. But one landlord is accused of bilking dozens of renters by taking their money for homes not fit for human habitation, some of which he doesn’t even own anymore. [More]

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Tax Break For "Jersey Shore"

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Tax Break For "Jersey Shore"

After the New Jersey Economic Development Authority passed a tax credit dubbed the “Snooki Subsidy” geared to bring more TV and film production to the state, governor Chris Christie has punched the legislation in the face. Christie’s veto nullifies the $420,000 credit. [More]

Abercrombie & Fitch Offers To Pay "The Situation" To
Stop Wearing Its Clothes

Abercrombie & Fitch Offers To Pay "The Situation" To Stop Wearing Its Clothes

Abercrombie & Fitch issued a press release last night saying that they would pay Michael ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino from The Jersey Shore to stop wearing its products. Is it stunt marketing or trying to preempt an anti-all-things-Jersey-Shore-related backlash? [More]

POLL: Should Tanning Beds Require Parental Consent?

POLL: Should Tanning Beds Require Parental Consent?

Yesterday, a Food & Drug Administration advisory panel suggested that the FDA begin making it a requirement for children and teenagers who want to get a golden glow from a tanning bed that they must first obtain parental consent on a form documenting that the parents are aware of the potential hazards of tanning. Since I get my sun the natural way — from the backlit screen of my laptop — I’d like to know from y’all whether you think this is a sensible idea that will help prevent skin disease and cancer in the long run or if it’s just more mandated mollycoddling… [More]

How Do You Get A Neighbor To Stop Parking In Front Of Your House?

How Do You Get A Neighbor To Stop Parking In Front Of Your House?

Amy’s neighbors won’t stop parking in front of her house. They say that parking in front of their own house “spoils their view.” Problem is, they live on the corner and there’s shrubs so the cars also spoil Amy and her husband’s view of oncoming traffic when they pull out. They’ve tried various tactics ranging from the passive aggressive to accidentally knocking the neighbor’s bumper off, but they still plop their cars park in front of Amy’s abode. Dear readers, what can she do to get them to stop? [More]