Somerville: N. Bryan Mack, “Chef Behind the Bar” at Verve Bistro, Dies at 46

January 11, 2017


SOMERVILLE, NJ – N. Bryan Mack, legendary mixologist and “chef behind the bar” at Verve Restaurant, Bar& Bistro, has died at the age of 46.

Mack was the consummate front man,  a dapper dresser, beginning his career at Verve in 2002 with starched shirts, cuff links and silk ties, but lately given over to a themed artistic punk look - modified bearskin hat ...

Gerry Cooney Hosts Party for At-Risk Youth

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's own Gerry Cooney, Nick's Pizza, and Rocko's Ice Cream this week co-hosted a holiday party for 33 young people at Youth Consultation Service (YCS), where the boxing legend has taught pugilistic and life skills for more than a decade.

"I grew up in a dysfunctional family." said Cooney, who famously battled then-undefeated Larry Holmes for the ...

St. James MOC Planning 9th Annual Chili & Chowder Cook Off For Charity

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - For the ninth year, the St. James Men of Charity has scheduled their annual Chili and Chowder Cook Off for Charity fundraiser - and to heat up a cold winter night - at St. James School in Basking Ridge on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Chilis and chowders from pros and home cooks available for tasting

Each year, this event hosts some of the best restaurants and ...

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