Savor the Fall with a New Jersey Winery Tour

October 3, 2017

Cancel the trip to Tuscany. New Jersey is receiving a great deal of acclaim for its vineyards with award-winning wines being produced every day. 

As Americans are enjoying fine wine like never before, the Garden State has become a destination for winery tours and tastings. Many wineries also offer delightful dining on their scenic premises. Take some time and make a visit to some of the ...

Plainfield Action Services Applications for Holiday Food and Gift Baskets Available

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Applications for holiday gift and food baskets are now available through Plainfield Action Services, or PAS, and the deadline to submit is Oct. 30th.

Those Plainfield residents who would like to apply should pick up an application at PAS, located at 510 Watchung Avenue on the first floor.  The office is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Plainfield Action Services is a ...

Jazzy Vegetarian Reveals The Secret Of Pumpkin Spice

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Pumpkin Spice is everywhere, in lattes, in cookies, and just about other every imaginable item in the grocery store. There are even rumors coming out of London that Pumpkin Spice will be joining a Spice Girls reunion concert, but that sounds more like an internet legend than anything else.

Pumpkin spice, or pumpkin pie spice, is a combination of warm spices originally ...

‘Bestfield’ Shopping, Book Signing Event in Westfield Benefits Boys & Girls Club of Plainfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — A special back-to-school “Bestfield” shopping event was held at Downtown Westfield’s  Athleta Thursday night, featuring a book signing by Laurie Gelman, author of the bestselling novel “Class Mom.”

Anne Laird, owner of The Town Book Store, said that she nearly sold out her 75 copies of the book.

“What I really love about this is ...

Plainfield Healthy Community Network to Host Free Tasting Event at Canela Grocery

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A free healthy food tasting event will take place at Plainfield's Canela Grocery this Wednesday, Sept. 13th, from 2:30 to 4:00 pm, as a part of the New Jersey Healthy Corner Store Initiative.  This initiative connects corner store owners and neighborhood partners with resources to access fruits, vegetables, and other healthy food options.

Fresh fruit will be available ...

10 Top Spots For Apple Picking In Northern New Jersey pie, apple pancakes, apple butter, apple cake....Make yours with the freshest of apples by picking your own this Fall in Northern New Jersey!  Team Nest Builder notes that prime New Jersey apple-picking season runs now through October 31st, so round up your friends and family and head to one of these top spots to get pickin’!

Note: As weather ...

Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant to Hold Official Grand Opening September 9

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Southside Clam Bar & Restaurant will host its official grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 9 and in honor of the event the New Market Avenue establishment will be pouring out and serving up half price alcoholic drinks from 4 to 10 p.m.

“I am very excited to be here and feel we bring something new and different that wasn't here before,” ...

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Limited RV Camping Coming to Watchung Reservation for Four Centuries in a Weekend History Event

October 14, 2017

A limited number of camping slots for RV enthusiasts will be set aside in the Deserted Village during the Four Centuries In A Weekend history event under a Union County Parks trial program.

The eight slots will be created in a field in the Deserted Village located in the 2,200-acre Watchung Reservation, part of the Union County parks system. All RVs (recreational vehicles) must be ...