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The Flea Market @Philip's


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Back by popular demand, The Flea Market @ Philip's is an annual Market, powered by the Parent Organization of Philip's Academy Charter School, that runs every 4th Saturday of the month from April until September. NOW ACCEPTING VENDORS! Please register online using this link ----->>>>> $10 to advertise with us in our Swag Bags. 50 will be given out ...

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Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Land Bank Bill Signed in Newark Creates Framework for Abandoned Property Database

July 11, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - It took years for a bill that gives municipalities a tool to sell blighted properties through land banks to get the final approving pen stroke from a New Jersey governor.

But yesterday, the stroke of the pen finally happened right here in Newark. 

“[This gives] flexibility that allows you to be able to aggressively deal with a particular property - a particular ...

Montclair Ice Cream Shop Owner Buys Employee a Car

July 9, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Aaron Brunert arrived at his job at a local ice cream shop on Friday, thinking it was a regular day. It was, that is, until the owner of Gelotti of Montclair, called him to the front counter and gave him the keys to a car.

Gelotti of Montclair, which is being rebranded as Gelati by Mike, opened in Montclair and Caldwell in 2014. Brunert joined the company in 2017 and has ...

Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Coffee this Summer

July 12, 2019

Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer.

Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew coffee at home.

“The important thing about cold brew is that when you brew the coffee at ...

School Districts Can Save Millions of Dollars by Prioritizing Public Specialized Schools Over Private Ones

July 2, 2019

In the next fiscal year, the tuition at two private schools for students with disabilities in New Jersey will cost taxpayers $116,603, and $118,532 per year to educate a child with autism.

There is no question that these private schools, and many others like them in New Jersey, provide a quality education for students who require out-of-district placements to ensure academic success.

But ...

Excitement in Newark as New Jersey Devils Prepare for 2019 First Overall Pick

June 19, 2019

With the first overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils could select one of two young players who have been coined as “generational” talents by analysts and scouts across the league. Making this decision all the more exciting is that the second overall pick in this year’s draft belongs to the Devils’ rivals across the Hudson in the New York Rangers.

Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...