Essex County News

Verona Food Truck Festival, Oct. 8


VERONA, NJ - The Verona Conference of SCAs, which represents the School Community Associations at each of Verona’s public schools, is opening the parking lot at Verona High School to a food truck festival this Sunday, October 8.

From 1 to 6 p.m. you can dine your way around some of the best food trucks in our area: Bro-Ritos, which specializes in burritos and tacos; Carnivale Donut Bar, which makes donut- and cookie-topped ice cream shakes and donut ice cream sandwiches; Cuban sandwich specialist Cubano X-Press; Donny’s Dogs, which made the Munchmobile’s list of best hot dogs in New Jersey; Empanada Lady, one of Verona’s two sit-down eateries with food trucks; Koro Koro Cafe Rice Balls, which serves serves Japanese-style onigiri; Mike’s Ice Cream, which features Good Humor treats; Ms. Fu’s Yummy Food Truck and its Japanese, Korean, Thai and Chinese dishes; The French Quarter, which is inspired by New Orlean and Cajun cooking; Thai Elephant, which also has a restaurant in Verona; and Tiny Elephant, the Montclair bakery and cafe run by Verona natives.

There will also be a touch-a-truck, inflatables and music by Xander Marx, Modern Music Academy, Zenith, 3Way, and Lady Picture Show, a Stone Temple Pilots tribute band fronted by Verona Police Sgt. Dan Greco.

Sign Up for E-News

Entry is $7 for adults and free for kids; tickets for the touch-truck and inflatables are $10 per child. You’ll also of course need to pay for whatever you buy at each of the trucks.

The event is co-sponsored by the Township of Verona, Farmer’s Insurance, Green Valley Landscape, and Investors Bank.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Livingston Students Make Their Voices Heard in National Walkout

March 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to make their voices heard and prove that “age is no obstacle to activism,” hundreds of Livingston High School (LHS) students participated in the student-led National School Walkout on Wednesday morning. For 17 minutes, the students gathered on the blacktop near the turf to honor the victims of the Parkland shooting and to also take a stance on gun ...

Fair Lawn High School Students Walkout, Show Solidarity with Parkland, FL Victims

March 15, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Students walked out of class for 17 minutes to show solidarity with Parkland, FL students and teachers killed on Feb. 14.

Asking for tougher gun laws, students held signs in protest of a lack of government action, in addition to victims from other school shootings.

Glen Rock High School held a similar walkout in which the press was asked to stay away. Students in Glen Rock ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, March 18, 8:30 AM

Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge HQ, Sussex

NJ Audubon: Winter Raptors and Wildfowl: Wallkill ...


Sun, March 18, 1:00 PM

Crane House and Historic YWCA, Montclair

Tours of the Crane House and Historic YWCA

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, March 18, 1:00 PM

Montclair History Center, Montclair

Tours of the Crane House and Historic YWCA.

Arts & Entertainment

Montclair Police Blotter: Vehicles Struck by Falling Trees, Attempted Burglary to Gates Ave. Residences and More

March 15, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ- The following blotter was issued by the Montclair Police Department on  March 13, 2018. 

03-07- 2018 (Orange Road) Attempted burglary to a residence. The suspect was not successful in gaining
access to the residence. The suspect vehicle was described as a white Dodge Ram pickup truck.
03-10- 2018 (North Fullerton Avenue) Theft of delivered packages ...

Edgemont Park House: Movies, Knitting, Exercise and More

March 18, 2018

What’s Happening ​This Week @ Edgemont Park House

 Monday 3/19    11:30/1:30 Healthy Bones (registration full)

                               3:15 MILL Stronger Core (registration full)

Tuesday ...