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Bonji Bowls Brings Fresh, Healthy Delights to Maplewood Village

The fruit bowls craze shows no signs of waning, especially in the Garden State. Maplewood just welcomed Bonji Bowls, the gourmet fruit bowls mini-chain with locations in Gillette and Summit, with a ribbon cutting and grand opening this past weekend. The restaurant, located at 168 Maplewood Ave. in bustling Maplewood Village, is family-owned and operated. In […]

It’s Cold Outside! 10 Great Spots for Indoor Winter Family Fun in New Jersey

Cabin fever can be common in Northeast winters, but if you live in New Jersey, fear not! Here are 10 family-friendly options for indoor (and in-state) fun this winter. Adventure Aquarium (Camden) The Adventure Aquarium in Camden is home to more than 15,000 species of aquatic creatures. Among these are hippos, penguins and the only […]

Vote for SOPAC as Best Small Performing Arts Center in Jersey Arts People’s Choice Award

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has once again been nominated by Jersey Arts for a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Small Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. This would be SOPAC’s fifth consecutive year taking the title! Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. February 20, 2019. Winners will be announced in early March. Cast […]

Summit Downtown Seeks Musicians, Performers for 2019 Street Sounds Events

  Are you a musician or street performer? Here’s your chance to bring your talents to audiences in one of the most vibrant downtowns in the Garden State! When Summit Street Sounds debuted in 2018, it brought live music to downtown Summit Thursday evenings in June.  With an overwhelmingly positive reception, Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) […]

Warm Up This Winter at These Cozy New Jersey Bars

At this time of year, the winter chill and limited sunlight can make even the most optimistic of us feel gloomy — but luckily New Jersey is full of cozy, convivial bars and pubs that will banish the cold-weather blues! Whether you’re a teetotaler or someone who enjoys the occasional cocktail, pint, or glass of […]

Presidents Day Weekend Fun Around New Jersey

Wine & Chocolate Weekend at Alba Vineyards at Feb. 16 & 17

From Alba Vineyards: Wine & Chocolate weekends: Two weekends to celebrate wine and chocolate: February 16 & 17 – both days 11AM ~ 5PM Stop in anytime from Noon to 5 PM.  No Reservations. The tasting experience is $20 per person (21 and older), which includes samples of Alba’s estate wines, special dessert pairings, and […]

Chocolate Week Feb. 10 – 17 2019 in LBI

From Chocolate Week: Chocolate Week is back! Taking place February 10 – 17, it brings a series of offers, activities and events that include Valentine’s Day and President’s Day Weekend. Keeping the focus on simple pleasures that tie in with Valentine’s Day and mid winter escapes, the Southern Ocean County Chamber coordinates local businesses and […]

Maple Sugaring Demonstrations Saturdays and Sundays in February in Chatham

From Morris Park: Maple Sugaring Demonstrations Saturdays & Sundays, February 10, 16, 17, 23, & 24. All Ages. Date: Sunday, February 10—Sunday, February 24 Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Great Swamp OEC, 247 Southern Blvd., Chatham Township. Cost: $3 per person age 3 & up. Contact: 973.635.6629. […]

Indoor Winter Market at Duke Farms Feb. 17 in Hillsborough

From Duke Farms: Join us this Sunday (2/17) from 10am – 3pm for our February Indoor Winter Market at Duke Farms! This week we are featuring local maple syrup including a limited quantity of freshly bottled syrup from maple trees from the property. We will also have our usual variety of fresh & local products […]

Tarot Card Reader at Cheech’s Own in Somerville Feb. 17

From Cheech’s Own: Tarot Card Reader at Cheech’s Own in Somerville Feb. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Ariana is a Tarot specialist with over 22 years of experience. She utilizes her intuition and expertise to impart illuminating insight and imbues each reading with an empowering, transformative, and inspiring message. Ariana will help provide the […]

‘SNL’ Comedian Pete Davidson Visits SOPAC Feb. 19

From SOPAC: Pete Davidson visits South Orange Performing Arts Center Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. SNL featured player and comedy superstar Pete Davidson brings his standup to New Jersey in a laugh-out-loud performance at SOPAC. Don’t miss this one-night-only performance by one of the country’s hottest young comedians! Tickets: $49

Asbury Park Vegan Pop Up Shop Feb. 17

Asbury Park Vegan Pop Up Shop takes place Feb. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Convention Hall. From NJVegFest: Join us for a cozy food festival inside Asbury Park’s iconic Convention Hall and for a toasty warm celebration with amazing food, fancy drinks and fun times with awesome people! Location: 1300 Ocean Ave, […]

Academy Awards Preview Feb. 21 at South Orange Public Library

Academy Awards Preview Feb. 21 at South Orange Public Library at 7:30 p.m. Join local arts writer Charles Paikert for a discussion on this year’s Oscar nominees, just in time for Sunday’s show!

Leonard J. Buck Garden Art & Photography Exhibit Opens Feb. 19 in Far Hills

From Somerset County Park Commission: Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will begin celebrating the coming of Spring by hosting the annual “Art & Photography Exhibit” focusing on the beauty of the diverse moods and seasons of Leonard J. Buck Garden. The Exhibit will be presented in the Leonard J. Buck Garden Visitor’s […]

American Vegan Society Valentine’s Dinner at Carême’s Feb. 18 & 19

The American Vegan Society (AVS) will host a VALENTINE’S DINNER at Carême’s in Mays Landing NJ with choice to attend on Monday, February 18 or Tuesday, February 19 2019 at 6:30 pm. Culinary students will prepare and present a meal of exceptional quality under the guidance of Chef-Educators. These future masters of haute cuisine are […]

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