New Restaurant in South Orange: 1 South Holds Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

July 12, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - 1 South - the new restaurant located (not surprisingly, given its name) at 1 South Orange Avenue - held their grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, June 23.

1 South has a restaurant and bar, as well as private event spaces. According to their website, which explains the range of 1 South's spaces: "be it an intimate dinner for 2, a private corporate ...

Springfield Avenue 7-Eleven in Maplewood is Now Open

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 7-Eleven at 1712 Springfield Ave., near Tuscan Road, which had been closed for an undisclosed violation of the Township Health Code since July 6, re-opened on Tuesday with a "conditionally satisfactory" certificate displayed in the window.

The re-opening was just in time for Free Slurpee Day on Wednesday, July 11 (i.e., 7-Eleven), at participating ...

Springfield Avenue 7-Eleven in Maplewood Closed by Board of Health

Update: The 7-Eleven re-opened on Tuesday, July 10. Read more here.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Health Department shut down the 7-Eleven at 1712 Springfield Ave. near Tuscan Road on Friday for an undisclosed violation of the Township Health Code.

The red “unsatisfactory” notice was placed at the entrance on July 6, stating only that the store received an ...

July 4th in SOMA: Celebrations, Closures and More

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -  Here's everything you need to know for celebrating the July 4th holiday in SOMA.




Maplewood 4th of July celebrations take place in Memorial Park, with a full day of festivities that includes live music on two concert stages, a carnival midway, boardwalk games, two food courts, a ...

Pub Nite at St. James's Gate Begins Fundraising Season for the Bob Miller Oyster Fest

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Pub Nite is an annual event at St. James's Gate that takes place in June and kicks-off the fundraising effort for the Bob Miller Oyster Fest, which happens in September. The Oyster Fest is in its 4th year and raises funds to promote awareness and research for a cure for Melanoma.

Pub Nite featured Oyster Fest swag available for purchase, and two raffles. One ...

Maplewood Chamber of Commerce Announces Three New Members of Executive Board for 2018-2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will present its Executive Board for the upcoming year at its annual End of Year Luncheon at Verjus Restaurant in Maplewood on Wednesday, bringing the 2017-2018 year to an official close, according to a press release from the Chamber.

The new members of the Board are Catherine Wilson, President and CEO of United Way of Essex and West ...

Pub Night Kickoff for the 2018 Bob Miller Oyster Fest this Wednesday at St. James's Gate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Bob Miller Oyster Fest isn't until September, but the first event is being held this Wednesday, June 20, at St. James's Gate Pub.

The Pub Nite Kick-Off Party features guest and celebrity bartenders, swag for the Oyster Fest and the annual raffle. This year, the main raffle prize is a trip for two to the Galway Oyster Festival, which includes ...

Pretty in Pink Rosé Tasting Fundraiser Held to Support Springfield Avenue Maplewood Beautification Efforts {Photos}

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Thursday night there was a Pretty in Pink Rosé Tasting fundraiser to benefit Springfield Avenue Maplewood (SAM) beautification efforts.

The event took place in the Wine Barrel parking lot on Springfield Avenue, and featured unlimited tastings of rosé and additional varietals from over 25 vineyards, food and 80s music.

All photos courtesy of ...

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Weekly Specials At Ashley Marketplace July 13 to July 19

July 13, 2018

Shop Ashley Marketplace & Cafe for your everyday needs!

This week's specials are:          

Enlightened 15oz $5.99
Cherries $4.99lb
Quaker Life Cereal $3.99
Grilled Lemon Chicken $4.99lb (Prep Food)
Stonyfield Baby/Kids Yogurt $3.99
New York Strip Steak Bone In $9.88lb (Meat)
Wensleydale w/ Cranberries $9.99lb ...