St. Bart's Festival Takes Place in Scotch Plains This Weekend

August 30, 2016

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- It's arrival brings both sadness and joy.

The annual Labor Day Italian Feast hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St. Bartholomew's Academy, marks the end of summer, but at the same time is a highlight of the local calendar that produces memories that folks young and old cherish for decades.

The festival ...

New Distillery Coming to Flemington This Year

RARITAN TWP. – Skunktown Distillery is planning to open later this year and preparations are already well underway.

The distillery is the work of founders Caine Fowler and Paul Hyatt. They chose the name to honor the origins of their hometown of Sergeantsville, which was originally named Skunktown. The distillery will be located at 12 Minneakoning Road here.

The distillery will ...

Ship Bottom Irish Festival September 10 and 11

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The 11th Annual Ship Bottom Irish Festival on Long Beach Island will be held on September 10 and 11, 2016.   The cost of admission is $10 per person.  Children 15 and under have free admission.  

The hours for Satuarday at 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The event is held at the boat ramp area on ...

24-Hour Diner Now Open in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The New Maplewood Diner (1473 Springfield Ave.) has been open since mid-June, and now is fully-staffed and operational, according to owner George Filippatos. 

"Since we opened, the wait staff have been trained better, putting us in good shape for this to be a comfortable place to have a great meal," Filippatos explained. Filippatos ...

Third Annual Seton Village Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival Scheduled for Friday, September 23

August 30, 2016

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Village Committee will be kicking fall into high gear with the return of its highly successful Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival on Irvington Avenue. Back for its third year, the festival will spotlight at least 15 area food trucks, four live bands, and local restaurant specials as well as a craft beer garden featuring New Jersey’s largest collection of local ...

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