Getaways

February 18, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — Everything seems ordinary for Floria Tosca until she becomes jealous of a blond-haired woman in a painting that her lover Mario Cavaradossi created. Tosca questions Cavaradossi’s love for her. Although Cavaradossi says Tosca is the only one he loves, she isn’t quite ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Presidents Day, TAPintoTV visited the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - Frigid temperatures, strong winds, snow, and freezing rain have put a damper on fishing activities in Southern Ocean County. With symptoms of “cabin fever” gripping area anglers, some are finding cures in various ways. First, there are some local fishing flea markets along ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Today's State of Emergency may have gotten off to a slow start, but at the lunch hour, Northern NJ was already experiencing snow, sleet, freezing rain, or a combination of all three. Roads, as predicted, are slick. AAA Northeast offers driving tips for those who find ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The community is invited to a spooky night out at Fosterfields Living Historic Farm on Friday March 1 at 7:30pm. Visitors explore the ghost hunting phenomenon with a lecture by Frank Rigillo, founder of Specter Seekers Paranormal Society and 25 year paranormal investigator ...

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EDISON, NJ -  The annual New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo, produced by the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, will be held at the NJ Convention & Expo Center from February 14-17.  The show will run from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 10a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 10a.m. to 5 ...

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BELMAR, NJ — After being held a stone’s throw from the Belmar beachfront for three decades, the New Jersey Seafood Festival is headed to a new venue — the borough’s downtown district. Belmar officials currently are hammering out details for the move, which will shift the popular event to be held ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY,  NJ - It's time for Derby Day! The popular event on many calendars is gearing up for a banner year as the  Monmouth Park Charity Fund, on Saturday May 4, 2019 will be hosting its 16th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Celebration, at Blu Grotto’s beautiful outdoor garden at the historic ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Join an exciting, outdoor, family adventure, and experience traditional farm life as it was in the early 20th century at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm on Sunday February 3 from 12noon - 4pm.  Visitors can climb aboard the open-air, tractor pulled wagon for a memorable ...

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CLINTON TWP., NJ - Gingerbread and Other Treats will be the theme for the Concert for Young People that the Hunterdon Symphony is planning for Saturday, Feb. 2. A featured selection on the program this year will be the premier of “The Gingerbread Boy in Concert,” a composition by orchestra ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- It’s all about chocolate, food and fun at The Chocolate Expo, America’s largest chocolate festival, on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, where guests can enjoy delectable indulgences from 10am until 7pm. Local, regional and international ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service reports that rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon today. This afternoon temperatures will drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the day and into Monday. These temperature drops produce a condition called 'Black Ice" - ...

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Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival. Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect today. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.” According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The fourth annual SOMA Film Festival will take place March 20 to March 24, at The Woodland in downtown Maplewood, with a free special partnership screening at Seton Hall on March 19.  The main festival will begin Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at The Woodland and will launch with ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The fourth annual SOMA Film Festival will take place March 20 to March 24, at The Woodland in downtown Maplewood, with a free special partnership screening at Seton Hall on March 19.  The main festival will begin Wednesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at The Woodland and will launch with ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Woodland Indoor Playground, 450 Pompton Ave., had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.  Pictured are Cedar Grove Downtown Advisory Member Dave Fletcher, Cedar Grove Councilwoman Kerry Peterson, Marina Miller and Julija Stoliarova from Woodland Indoor ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Although more than 700 sea turtles have been stranded this winter in the Northeast region of the United States, hundreds of which did not survive, 13 sea turtles are currently recuperating from the cold at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s Sea Turtle Recovery, New Jersey’s only ...

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MILLVILLE, N.J. — The Millville Historical Society has the unique opportunity to purchase an original carousel horse that thrilled and delighted children (and adults) at Millville’s long-gone Union Lake Luna Park. According to historical records, Union Lake Park was opened in the late 19th ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE – Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes will compete in the first state-wide event of 2019 and culminating event of the winter sports season, the annual Winter Games. Nearly 800 athletes from across New Jersey have qualified to compete. The figure skating competition will ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Getting into New York City on the weekends just continues to get harder.  With the approach to the Lincoln Tunnel under construction as part of a multi-year project, mass transit would be the advisable way to get to downtown NY.  Until now. From Saturday, January 5, onward PATH’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hub City is joining in a popular trend and getting a beer garden of sorts this spring when a new restaurant opens, filling a now-vacant location near the train station. Redd's Biergarten will open at the foot of Easton Avenue, in the prime downtown site that was ...

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NEWARK, NJ - An exhibition exploring the Newark Public Library and Newark Museum's past will kick off Jan. 15 to celebrate the historic anniversaries of each institution. The Newark Public was founded 130 years ago and the Newark Museum was established 110 years ago. The library's second ...

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With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations. WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 28 key ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times. A cast of 125 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m. All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times. A cast of 125 ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— If you’re looking for last minute New Year’s Eve plans, there are a few family-friendly events happening along the Camden waterfront. The Battleship New Jersey will open its decks to the public for just $10 for both the 6 p.m. or midnight SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the ...

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WARREN, NJ - New Year's Eve gets all of the attention, the parties, the champagne, the ball drop in Times Square.  But, do you know about First Day Hikes that take place each New Year's Day?  Every Jan. 1, America's State Parks offer free and guided hiking events in every state across the U.S.

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NATIONAL -- With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations. WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 28 ...

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