A Random Walk Down Millburn

November 23, 2016

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Congregation B’nai Jeshurun’s Senior Rabbi, Matthew D. Gewirtz, led a group of 50 adults to Israel in early November. In addition to touring, the trip included Adult B’nai Mitzvah services and discussions with local leaders on various aspects of life in Israel. Rabbi Gewirtz ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - I had Navy duty yesterday afternoon and when it was over I decided to swing by the American Legion on Main St. to hoist a few drinks with my fellow vets. The first person I saw as I was bellying up to the bar was Jake Dalton, a WWII vet and long time Millburn resident. I've seen him ...

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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.

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Random Walk caught up with John Westfall-Kwong at the Greenwood Gardens' "Bees, Birds and Butterflies" event on Sunday.  The annual event introduces members and guests to the world of bees, raptors and butterflies with discussions provided by experts, along with displays and ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ -  As I was walking down Chatham Rd. this afternoon, I ran into Millburn Police Officer Horace Giambattista talking with Millburn Township deputy mayor Ian Mount. Our deputy mayor was returning from a Trustees meeting at the Cora Hartshorn Arborteum whilst Officer Giambattista ...

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I find myself at one of Short Hills' newest restaurants a lot lately.  You'll see Jonathan Mort and Anthony Marter almost everyday behind the counter at La Stazione, a tiny place across the steet from the Short Hills train station.  They don't own the place but certainly take pride in it like they ...

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When you visit the post office in Short Hills, you probably know this familiar face.  This is Troy and he’s been working for the U.S. Postal Service for four years and about a year in Short Hills.   The post office in Short Hills has had a presence since 1880, when Stewart Hartshorn persuaded ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Paulette and Tom Skuta of Short Hills invite friends to their lovely home to enjoy the spring weather and good food on Saturday evening.  About 20 guests feasted on home-made dishes prepared from scratch ingredients.  The 'underground supper club' was the perfect way venue for a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - I had a business meeting at Rockn Joe's on Main. St. yesterday.  This is a great to place if you need to get out of the office and meet folks downtown.  The seats in front and the banquette are quite comfortable if you have to chat for a couple of hours. One of the nice ...

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Downtown Millburn business owner and fashionista Lori Csik hosted a trunk show last night featuring celebrity NYC stylist George Brescia and Byron Lars' Spring Line.   Brilliant opportunity to browse the latest couture designs and distinctive dresses for spring lined her shop on Millburn Ave.

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