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Morris County’s New Speakeasy

Cocktail connoisseurs now have an ultra-hip underground haunt in which to enjoy hand-crafted spirits, house-spiked single barrel bourbons, and highballs featuring one of an expansive selection of single malt Scotches. Thirty3, an intimate Prohibition era-style speakeasy awaits beneath Rails Steakhouse in Towaco. But rather than requiring a secret knock, thirsty patrons gain access to the […]

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Climate Change & the Jersey Shore: Who Cares?

Pope Francis, Bill Nye the Science Guy, The Rutgers Climate Change Institute and 59 percent of New Jersey residents. Add to the list an ocean full of climate scientists and environmentalists, including staff at the Jacques Cousteau Education Center who aid New Jersey coastal communities, such as Toms River, in preparing for and planning for recovery […]

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Central Jersey Jazz Festival

Continuing a seven-year tradition, the Central Jersey Jazz Festival began its three-day, three-county event in Hunterdon County on Friday, September 18, 2015. People lined Flemington’s Main Street and crowded in front of the historic courthouse to hear some phenomenal jazz performances, grab a bite to eat and to enjoy a night on the town. The […]

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Oktoberfest in New Jersey

Oktoberfest, the traditional German celebration, heralds autumn with fun fairs around the Garden State.  With so many celebrations from which to choose, family fun and rich German culture are often a short ride from home. Look for authentic weisswurst, bratwurst and knockwurst; a variety of German

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Cyclists Raise Over $230K for MS

The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society hosted their 28th Annual Bike MS: Country Challenge ride on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th. Cyclists and volunteers raised over $230,000 towards a world free of MS. This two-day event challenged cyclists to take on the hills of Morristown and around […]

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Picking the Perfect Apple: A How-To Guide

You finally made it. You did your research, pulled your favorite sweater out of the depths of your closet, and your phone is charged and ready to post photos of colorful leaves and bushels of apples to Instagram. But if you’re at a complete and total loss as to where to begin, don’t give up […]

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Best Day Ever: Two Bear Cubs Play

  Get ready for a video so cute, you won’t be able to bear it. A Towaco resident filmed these two bouncy bear cubs testing the durability of his neighbor’s backyard trampoline during a warm, sunny afternoon on September 17, catching them in the tumbling act. Treating the trampoline like their own personal Octagon, the bear buddies let […]

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Hoboken Italian Festival 3.0

Here’s our Hoboken Italian Festival feature for the third day of the festival. The weather today is gorgeous, and it should make for a great day to celebrate Italian heritage, the Hudson River, and Hoboken. Here are some more great photos and some words from our story written by Patrick Lombardi. “Besides food and drinks, […]

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Hoboken Italian Festival 2.0

Here’s our Hoboken Italian Festival feature for the second day of the festival and an excerpt from the story written by Patrick Lombardi: “Besides food and drinks, children and their families could enjoy some of the rides and games the festival has to offer, like the rock climbing wall stoically erect at one end of […]

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Battleview Orchards

Battleview Orchards has been owned and operated by the Applegate family since 1908. This central New Jersey farm is located in Freehold, which is nestled conveniently mid-way between I-95 and the Garden State Parkway along I-195. The Country Store is open year round from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but it’s closed on Tuesdays during […]

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