Getaways

April 24, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Visitors roaming through Grace's House, a designer showcase home that has been restored in Plainfield's Hillside Avenue Historic District, are treated to a surprise at every turn, in every room, and in every nook and cranny.  Proceeds from tours of the house, renovated by Grace's ...

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CREAM RIDGE, NJ - Tulip lovers don't have to book a trip to the Netherlands to enjoy the stunning sight of rows and rows of the colorful spring flower. A day trip to Holland Ridge Farms on Rues Road can do the trick. The 153 acre farm features row after row of majestic tulips to the delight of ...

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Edison, NJ - The 17th annual NJ Flower and Garden Show will be held at the NJ Convention and Expo Center on April 25 ( 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.) , April 26 ( 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), April 27 (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), and April 28 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).  The show, which attracts thousands every year,  is New Jersey’s ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum will offer up a 1970s-themed version of its annual 'Daffodil Day' celebration -- dubbed 'Flower Power' -- on Sunday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Started in the early 1900s, the Arboretum's collection of more than 50,000 bulbs attracts visitors from throughout ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Celebrate Arbor Day at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township on Sunday April 28 Learn how to identify, plant, and care for this important natural resource. Join a guided tour of the magnificent horticultural site, and discover how differentiate between native and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Experience a day in the life of the immigrant farm workers and servants who worked for the Foster family at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township on Saturday April 13 from 11am - 4pm Imagine what it took to start a new life in a new country in the ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - If you have traveled to Long Beach Island recently you have seen the two new large structures at the entrance to Ship Bottom. LBI is changing and changing rapidly with these two properties.  Hotel LBI is close to completion.  It is a project by the Mercer Management Group which ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The two improvement projects totaling $8.6 million to modernize the public entrance and construct a new train maintenance building at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo has officially been completed, according to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. DiVincenzo, who announced ...

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NEW JERSEY - Fall in love with the Eiffel Tower in the background. Stroll through the streets of London on a quest to solve a Sherlock Holmes inspired mystery. Enjoy a budding romance set against the backdrop of the city that never sleeps. Sure, there are plenty of exotic locations to film a movie.

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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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PATERSON, NJ - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Gov. Phil Murphy, Mayor and Andre Sayegh, joined dozens of residents, supporters, and visitors in a celebration the tenth anniversary of Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park on Friday. In a ceremony overlooking ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The new entrance to Turtle Back Zoo offiically opens to guests on Saturday March 30. In recent years, the zoo has expanded to add a Sea Lion exhibit, an African section, and new facilities for African Penguins.  Turtle Back Zoo is consistently ranked as the best zoo in the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Celebrate spring by experiencing a live sheep shearing at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm on Saturday April 27.   Spend a day on the farm, watching as each sheep gets its own ‘haircut’ to remove its woolen fleece that has grown thick since last spring. Learn how the fleece ...

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READINGTON, NJ - As The Beach Boys mark more than half a century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Located just four minutes away from the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and just a stroll down George Street in downtown New Brunswick, is the Zimmerli Art Museum on Rutgers University's College Avenue Campus. The magnificent 70,000-square-foot facility holds a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was the first decade of the Cold War and the era that sparked rock 'n roll when TV was bringing Ed Sullivan into everyone's living room, and suburban development was creating more bedroom communities outside the cities. The 1950s brought changes in the culture that are ...

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READINGTON, NJ - As The Beach Boys mark more than half a century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Essex County Turtle Back Zoo African Adventure, opened at the West Orange-based zoo in May 2016, recently earned an Excellence in Design award at the annual New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association (NJRPA) convention held in Atlantic City. Elsewhere in Essex County, the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 40th Annual Morristown St. Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Saturday March 9. The schedule is as follows: 9:30 am Begin setting up Reviewing Stand 9:45 am Music -setting up by Paddy and the Pale Boys 10:10 am Music- ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distraction on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday March 10 at 2 a.m. “As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time ...

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Edison, NJ –  Golfers will be heading to Edison this weekend as the New Jersey Golf & Travel Show begins today, March 1, at 11 a.m. The three day show will be held at the NJ Convention & Exposition Center. The show will feature a manufacturer’s demo range where golfers can test and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Performing Arts Center will host three performances of the musical “1776”, performed by an all-female cast, this weekend.  With music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone, the story is full of history and timely messages.  Performances are ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Giraffe Tours return to Turtle Back Zoo Saturdays and Sundays in March at 2 p.m. Ticket to these special tours include.: 30 - 45 minute Behind the Scenes Tour Meet and greet the Giraffe Keeper Admission to the zoo for the day (for non-Zoological Society ...

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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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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Belford Damiano updated the community this morning about road preparations in Little Falls. Winter weather is expected to develop this morning. The Township of Little Falls began its preparation for the storm yesterday and brined the roads in anticipation of the ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Mayor Keith Kazmark advised that DPW has started pre-salting operations at about 7:30 a.m. "Light snow will develop in the next hour or so with a change over to freezing rain, then rain later in the day.  Please ensure all vehicles are parked on the correct side of 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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