Scotch Plains Fire Department 150th Anniversary Fundraiser Will Be July 17

June 16, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS,  NJ -- The Scotch Plains Fire Department will host its 150th anniversary fundraiser on Tuesday, July 17, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m at the new Stage House Tavern, (1099 U.S. Route 22 East, Mountainside).

Prices are  $35 per person. $65 per couple. The ticket includes buffet dinner and one free drink.

The Scotch Plains Fire Department is ...

Osaka Japanese Restaurant in Scotch Plains Closes for Renovations Following Fire

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Osaka Japanese Restaurant (427 Park Ave., Scotch Plains) has announced that it has closed for renovations and hopes to reopen in one month, according to the owner. 

The restaurant sustained damages last week when it had a small fire inside the premises.

Osaka restaurant, which is located across the street from the Municipal Building, offers a wide array of ...

Following Hot Dog Tour Announcement, Frank Foodies Flock to Fanwood Grille

FANWOOD, NJ -- Known locally for its lobster rolls and for having the Best Soup in New Jersey, according to The Daily Meal food website, the Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave. in downtown Fanwood) now has a growing reputation for its foot-long grilled hot dogs. 

"It's been crazy. Since the Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey announced we would be among the stops, people ...

Last Chance to Register for Fanwood Ladies Night Out on Thurs, June 7

FANWOOD,  NJ -- enjoy music, mingling and shopping to support our local merchants.

The 7th Annual Ladies Night Out in Fanwood will be held on Thursday, June 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Plaza on South Avenue directly across from the train station. The event will include live music, mingling, shopping, and a monster Tricky Tray that will cap off the ...

Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey to Stop at Fanwood Grille

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.) has been named one of the stops on the 15th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey

The motor coach bus tour is organized by Erwin Benz and John Fox, who is one of the country's best known hot dog experts. The event attracts visitors from several different states. 

Union's famous Galloping Hill ...

Loyal Fans Making Final Pilgrimage to Thailand Restaurant in Clark Before Closing

CLARK, NJ – Foodies, loyal customers and locals have been making the final pilgrimage to Thailand Restaurant for one last meal and visit before they close forever.  Many are being turned away at the door.

With limited space and resources, Petey Gosinanond, the daughter of owners, Cindy and Alex Gosinanond, said they cannot keep up with the demand. 

“It has been crazy ...

Thailand Restaurant in Clark Closing Doors

CLARK, NJ – Thailand Restaurant will be closing its doors after almost two decades of serving traditional Thai fare from its Central Avenue location.

A sign greets patrons at the door as they enter indicating that the restaurant’s last day open will be Sunday, June 3.  Petey Gosinanond, the daughter of owners, Cindy and Alex Gosinanond, cited her parents’ health as the ...

Service Learning Project Centers on Books; Collection at Nick's Pizza Through May 30

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Brigitte and Reese Priel and Gia Milano are focusing on reading for their 7th grade service learning project, which is part of the social studies curriculum at Terrill Middle School.

The girls have undertaken a multi-step project centered around books. They are raising money to buy new books, collecting slightly used books, and donating them to various ...

Scotch Plains Farmers Market Opens 2018 Season on Sat, May 12

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The 2018 Scotch Plains Farmers' Marketplace season officially begins on Saturday, May 12, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The popular open-air market celebrates its 26th anniversary this summer and this year promises a wide range of "Best of the Best Vendors" with fresh, locally grown produce, delicious handmade baked goods, and ...

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Vine Ripe Markets Now Serving Italian Ices

June 21, 2018

Vine Ripe Markets is excited to serve Italian Ices this summer. 

In addition to already offering gelato in our bakery section, Vine Ripe Markets located at 430 North Ave E. Westfield, NJ now will be serving Uncle Louie G Ices. Stop in today and take advantage of our spacious outdoor area with our newly added tables, chairs and umbrellas. Pick from the following flavors and ...