Tourism

November 21, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher has announced the winners, including one each from Green Brook an Warren, of the History Traveler Contest. The contest was a drawing held for visitors who had attended Somerset County’s 13th annual Weekend Journey through the Past. “Congratulations to ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ -  “There’s a lot to be thankful for this holiday season – higher wages, more disposable income and rising levels of household wealth,” said Robert Sinclair Jr., Manager of Media Relations for AAA Northeast. “Because of this, more travelers are kicking off the holiday season with a ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S economy.  Firms with fewer than 500 workers accounted for 99.7% of those businesses. They create jobs in the local community and your tax dollars stay local.  Shopping at one local business helps other local businesses, they offer more ...

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RED BANK, NJ - On a crisp Thursday evening in November, about 100 invited guests - customers, friends and local business owners attended THEO’S premier event, La Dolce Vita (“The Sweet Life”), at their intimate luxury clothing boutique in Red Bank. La Dolce Vita is based on a culture that ...

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Kick off the season’s festivities with a visit to the annual Holiday Sound & Light Show beginning this Friday, November 23 at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center. The three-week series showcases the Railroad Center’s gigantic HO scale layout along with additional model train displays, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A nearly month-long string of events for the holiday season is scheduled in the city and with it opportunities to donate toys, clothing and food.  It begins with the tree lighting and continues through a New Year's Eve celebration. Here are the events the city announced ...

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NATIONAL - AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 ...

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Jenni Preziotti-Gamble, one of the founders of the Watsessing Park Conservancy in Essex County, shared her recipe for a Bourbon Yam Soufflé with TAPinto Bloomfield a couple of years ago, and TAPinto.net editors can’t stop talking about it. This recipe tied for “Best Side” in the People of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A nearly month-long string of events for the holiday season is scheduled in the city and with it opportunities to donate toys, clothing and food.  It begins with the tree lighting and continues through a New Year's Eve celebration. Here are the events the city announced ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was born in New Brunswick, baptized at Christ Church in the city and attended Rutgers College, serving as editor of the Targum student newspaper. He went on to graduate school at Columbia University in New York City and became a teacher in Morristown. Before reaching age ...

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RED BANK, NJ - The day before Thanksgiving has become a holiday in itself - Thanksgiving Eve. It’s the night where going out to grab dinner or drinks with friends, old and new, can quickly turn into a high school reunion.  In the spirit of the season, Lyft has identified the top bars and ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison High School (EHS) hosted its annual Holiday Bazaar Indoor Vendor and Craft Show on Nov. 17.  The Bazaar featured various vendors selling jewelry, winter accessories, and food. According to Irene Vargas, Co- president of the EHS Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO), all ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Santa rides the NJ Transit train into Red Bank for the annual Town Lighting & Holiday Express concert. Join Santa on the train in Little Silver or meet him at the Red Bank train station when he arrives. There'll be festivities before and after the train arrives with the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The 39th Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 1 at 1 p.m.  The parade will run along Long Beach Boulevard from 5th to 25th Street. .   This years theme is "A Great White Christmas." Area community members are encouraged to enter a float for your ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic. Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, N.J., has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected ...

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AAA forecasts more than 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.8 percent increase from the nearly 51 million that traveled in 2017. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, when 58.6 million ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ -  “There’s a lot to be thankful for this holiday season – higher wages, more disposable income and rising levels of household wealth,” said Robert Sinclair Jr., Manager of Media Relations for AAA Northeast. “Because of this, more travelers are kicking off the holiday season with a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Now that November is in full swing, leaves turning colors, air is cool and crisp and the holiday season is fast approaching.  You know what that means? Festive events, festive events, festive events! Tuesday, November 13 New Brunswick Jazz Project – Emerging Artists Night & ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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The Red Bank Business Alliance and Red Bank RiverCenter are pleased to announce the Red Bank Classic 5K will be returning to downtown Red Bank on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Race organizers encourage all in the community to register for a day of fun and healthy activities. Runners can save by ...

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World Wide Flash Mob Dance Promotes KINDNESS with Kick Cancer Overboard by Sending a Family on a Cruise!  Red Bank, NJ…Dancers and spectators took to the streets of Red Bank on November 11th to promote KINDNESS during World Kindness Week, uniting with over 120 cities, 50 countries and 20,000 ...

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RED BANK, NJ – The 7th annual world-wide “Dance for Kindness” was held today by Life Vest Inside, a non-profit organization on a mission to empower and unite the world with Kindness Broad Street was closed west of White Street and the event kicked off at 1:00pm with chalk drawings and messages ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - World War I ended on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. This year, Nov. 11 falls on Sunday, and members of the military will be honored with the Veterans Day Parade that will start in Highland Park and proceed over the bridge into New Brunswick. "We ...

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Experience Historic Holiday Traditions, and Honor the U.S. Armed Forces MORRISTOWN, N.J. On Sunday, November 11, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., experience a historic farm-style Thanksgiving holiday and mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm ...

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Downtown Driven Program continues to grow SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, a globally accredited Destination Management Organization, introduced their Downtown Driven Economic Development Program in 2017. Its purpose is to work with local governments and merchant ...

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