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Millburn/Short Hills

Boxcar's Eric Linehan Has a New Menu Item

SHORT HILLS, NJ - On a hot summer night I found myself (again) at a neighborhood favorite in Short Hills, the Boxcar Bar and Grill.  Whilst at the bar enjoying a perfectly chilled glass of sauvignon blanc and a plate of Philly cheesesteak egg rolls, I ran into Boxcar's owner, Eric Linehan.  

After catching up a bit, he told me about a new burger that was introduced this past ...

Short Hills Resident Nirmala Shah Wins Essex County Senior Art Show

August 31, 2016

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Short Hills resident Nirmala Shah received first place in the Non-Professional Craft Category for “Evening Purse” in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.

In all, 28 artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Monday at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove.

“I congratulate the winners and all the artists who ...

Police Blotter: Several arrests in Millburn Township for Marijuana Possession

August 31, 2016

On August 23, 2016 Millburn Police Officer Zonn stopped a 2012 Nissan Maxima near 304 Essex St after the vehicle made a u-turn and was facing the wrong way. The investigation led to the arrest of the 3 occupants from Brooklyn for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana), possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance within 1000 feet of a ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, August 31, 6:00 PM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Sounds of a Summer Night Continues at Reeves-Reed ...

Arts & Entertainment


Wed, August 31, 8:00 PM

Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange

ZOO-VIES at Turtle Back Zoo: Zootopia

Arts & Entertainment


Thu, September 1, 7:00 PM

Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange

Night Tours at Turtle Back Zoo

Arts & Entertainment Education

Artist Hair Bar in Millburn Hosts Benefit for The Valerie Fund

August 31, 2016

MILLBURN, NJ - Artist Hair Bar in Millburn is hosting a fundraiser in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month that will benefit The Valerie Fund. The Valerie Fund offers comprehensive healthcare to children battling cancer and blood disorders.

On Saturday September 10 Artist Hair Bar will be holding a Blow-A-Thon. 50% of the price of all blow outs that day will go ...

The Dirty Dozen, Less One

I recently experienced something of a meltdown in the egg aisle at the supermarket over which kind of eggs to buy.  After much consideration, I finally settled on the eggs I wanted (organic, free-range, and cage-free), when I discovered another problem.

The next time I opened an egg carton at the store, there was an egg missing.

Having been the victim of covert cracked eggs in the ...

Redefining Emerging Markets

For the past 15 years, the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) had been given the most hype as emerging markets. These four nations carried the global economy, particularly when the US housing bubble burst in 2008. However, today only one BRIC stands as emerging, India.

China has already emerged as the second largest economy in the world. China’s economy is projected to ...