Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State In The 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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  2. artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us
Sun, August 25
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
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Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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1225 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

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Feel Like a Winner? Bid On Great Prizes Offered By Youth Council At EB Day

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Youth Council will hold a Silent Auction on Sunday in conjunction with East Brunswick Day 2019.    On Sunday look for the Silent Auction tent near the food trucks.

Sunday, September 22nd:
Prize Viewing/Bidding;  12-4:30pm
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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Village Brewing Company put out the word, set up the beer and food tents and waited for the crowd.

The staff had spent months planning and preparing logistics, food and specially-brewed Oktoberfest beer, and at noon Saturday, the first group of revelers checked in and received their blue wristbands signifying they were of legal age.

They came early and stayed late, a steady ...

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Resident Sees Azra Baig as an "Asset" to the BOE

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Dear Editor,

My name is Catherine Oliver and I am a parent of a student at South Brunswick High School, volunteer coordinator for the South Brunswick PTO President’s Council, and a community member. I am writing to show my support for the Re-Election Campaign for Azra Baig, a member of the South Brunswick Board of Education. 

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POW/MIA Recognition Day in Middlesex County on September 20

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Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can decide which category you best fit into. Samuel K. Burlum explains...

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