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February 5, 2024

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - This past Saturday, the Chapel Auditorium and Pastoral Center buzzed with excitement as the St. James Men of Charity organized their 14th annual Chili and Chowder Cook-off. The event drew a large crowd of about 375 people, filling the venue with eager participants and curious ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Red Horse by David Burke is keeping it local with its inaugural monthly winemaker dinner series. Meadowbrook Winery wine dinner will be held on Thursday, January 25 at 6:30 at the restaurant located at 27 Minebrook Road in Bernardsville. It’s an exciting time for Meadowbrook ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Prepare your taste buds for a delightful journey as the St. James Men of Charity proudly present the 14th Annual Chili & Chowder Cook-off on Saturday, February 3rd, 2024. Join us for a culinary celebration hosted at the Saint James Church Lower Level at 184 S. Finley Ave. in ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - We're gonna party like it's . . . 1950? That's right! A swanky, swinging, cool Rat-Pack 1950's party, set for New Year's Eve in the grand ballroom at the Bernards Inn. Think martinis, posh glamor and the elegant dinner and dancing of a vintage Atlantic City nightclub. With the ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bernardsville was left in awe as celebrity chef David Burke wowed guests with the grand opening event of his latest restaurant, Red Horse by David Burke. The event attracted guests such as Mayor Mary Jane Canose, council members, dignitaries, business leaders, and delighted ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Beloved hospitality industry legend, Ray Foley, of Basking Ridge, peacefully passed away on October 27, at 80, due to Parkinson's disease complications. Little did he know that his career at The Manor in West Orange, NJ, would shape and define the next 56 years of his life.

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Extensive renovations have been completed to the Bernards Inn’s main dining room and main bar/lounge areas! The changes promise to surprise and delight both former fans and new ones too. What will be revealed during its mid-October  opening (a soft opening is currently in ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Saint James Men of Charity will be hosting their 12th annual Harvest Fest at St. James Chapel Auditorium in Basking Ridge from 6:30 to 10pm, Saturday, November 4, 2023. An assortment of beer and wine and German fare, including ham and assorted wursts, will be ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Due to the prediction for heavy rain, the Bernards Chinese American Association has postponed its Mid-Autumn Festival, originally scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 23, at the amphitheater at Pleasant Valley Park, 3405 Valley Road, in Basking Ridge. New date to be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Scotch Plains resident and Michelin star-winning chef Joe Murphy defeated famed celebrity chef Bobby Flay on the Food Network's 'Beat Bobby Flay' on Thursday, Sept. 7 (S33, Ep14). Murphy, the owner of Bakehouse in New Providence, has been in the food professional for three ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - Experience a journey through time and flavor at a one-of-a-kind "virtual pub crawl" event! Sit back and enjoy the fascinating history of the Somerset Hills area and its taverns, while sipping on samples of authentic pub and tavern beverages. Led by local historians Brooks Betz ...

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BEACH HAVEN - It is a 34-year tradition, Chowderfest is set for Saturday, September 30 in Beach Haven.  New this year is that the Southern Ocean Chamber Association has partnered with the Hunger Foundation of Southern Ocean.  Both of these nonprofit organizations, are set to present the 2023 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Newly opened Café Vincotto brings a blend of Contemporary European-American cuisine to Berkeley Heights. Restaurant owners Tony Hoti and his wife Bona are passionate about serving the perfect combination of quality ingredients, flavors from around the world, to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township's police department will again host its own version of the National Night Out starting at 6:30 p.m. this Tuesday, Aug. 1. The nationwide event will bring together officers and members of the community, along with other local organizations and first ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee is scheduled to meet at 8 p.m. this Tuesday, July 25, with some of items on the meeting agenda to include the possible purchase of new playground equipment at the Southard Park and Rebel Hill playgrounds, and also the approval of a new retail ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Join The Meraki for a night you won't soon forget! Prepare to embark on a journey of art, delicious food, and cocktails that will leave you feeling inspired and satisfied. Get ready to tap into your inner artist as our expert guides lead you through the creation of a unique ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Dozens of students from the Stellar Academy in Bridgewater filed through the door into Picasso's Restaurant on Main Street late Tuesday morning, proudly wearing their school's t-shirt and hand-decorated chef's hats, ready to go to work making pizza under the expert tutelage of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Grain & Cane restaurant, located at The Park, recently announced the grand opening of its newly renovated patio, offering guests an enhanced dining experience within a lively outdoor setting.  The upgraded patio provides ample seating for intimate gatherings or larger ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee is scheduled to hold its sole meeting for June at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27. One of the items on the posted meeting agenda is the proposed authorization of the renewal of 15 liquor licenses within the township. There were no objections to the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Wagner Farm Arboretum Giving Garden (WFAGG), meeting the growing need for healthy vegetables in the communities they serve, is the recipient of a $500 donation from the Valairco Cares program. Every quarter Valairco donates $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of their ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The booths were set up, music was being presented, and indoor displays were open to the public when Charter Day 2023 opened on Saturday afternoon despite a steady downpour. The skies somewhat cleared on Saturday afternoon and the event continued until after 6 p.m. as ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township will celebrate the 263rd anniversary of its founding with the return of Charter Day, the street fair and annual community event that fills up downtown Basking Ridge each May. The township's 26th Charter Day event is scheduled to be held from noon to 6 p.m.

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  BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Escape to the ultimate summer oasis at the Basking Ridge Country Club! Looking for a place to unwind and soak up some sun? Look no further than our newly renovated pool and pool house. With upgraded poolside furniture, we've created the ultimate destination for the whole ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Girls Night Out continues to regain traction post-COVID, a high-profile social event in downtown Somerville meant to appeal to the ladies. SOMERVILLE, NJ - Girls Night Out, sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance returns on Thursday, May 11, from 5-9 p.m. The event will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - April is Autism Awareness Month! On Saturday April 15, 2023 join Robbie's World Foundation for the Blue Bar Crawl from 3 to 6 p.m. - an experience that will take you on an afternoon tour of some of New Providence’s best venues for a good cause. Get your ticket for $60 per ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ- The Downtown Somerville Alliance will host the return of Restaurant Weekend April 20-23 with dozens of restaurants offering prix fixe menus and dining specials. The “Restaurant Experience” weekend is the first to take place since before the COVID-19 pandemic. “Downtown ...

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NEW JERSEY - Just a year ago, local chef Britt Rescigno "Beat Bobby Flay" and told us how she wanted nothing more than to be on "Tournament of Champions" (and "Top Chef") next. Local to the LBI Region, Rescigno was born into the food industry. Her father a chef, she also grew up in New Gretna ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — While the company is phasing out its on-truck kitchens, the app-based food service Wonder is planning a delivery-focused brick-and-mortar location in Westfield. The food service aims to have its new location at 210 South Ave. West, the former location of a CVS pharmacy in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ An unclaimed township liquor license that received no takers when it was advertised in 2022 will be put up for sale again starting on March 14_ and the minimum bid has been reduced by more than $200,000. Last year, the township asked for a minimum bid of $625,000 on the new ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township's annual deer hunting season on township property _ intended to reduce the number of deer in town _ also provides food for veterans living in housing at the federal Veterans Administration NJ Health Care System in Lyons. Township Committeewoman Janice Fields ...

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