ELIZABETH, NJ — The month of July kicked off with a bang across the nation and residents of Union County had much to celebrate. Clockwise from upper left, fireworks lit up the skies over the Elizabeth Seaport as part of the Fourth of July festivities. Above, Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage, in blue shirt, joined forces with […]
UNION, NJ — The Union Farmers Market has returned for another summer of food, fun and festivities. Setting up every Thursday afternoon during the summer months from 3 to 8 p.m., the market is located in front of the Union Municipal Building at the corner of Morris Avenue and Burke Parkway. Local farmers, merchants, food trucks, live […]
UNION COUNTY, NJ — A multitude of homes across Union County are making their neighborhoods a bright and joyous place to live or drive through, as evidenced by this North Pole-themed extravaganza just off of Jefferson Avenue in Rahway.
UNION COUNTY, NJ — His name may elude you at first, but that ruggedly handsome – yet elegantly bearded – face, wrapped in a dashing air of sophistication, is nearly unmistakable to anyone who owns a television, smartphone or computer. Jonathan Goldsmith has just arrived for a promotional event in downtown Cranford and a large crowd […]
CLARK, NJ — Many of the sights, sounds and tastes of a Bavarian-style celebration came to life at the June 9 Biergarten event, which was open to the public and hosted by the Deutscher Club of Clark.
UNION, NJ — Award-winning Hollywood actor and Union High School Class of 1973 graduate Ray Liotta was recently inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame during a lavish red carpet ceremony that took place on May 7 in Asbury Park. Liotta entered the prestigious hall alongside 13 other Garden State greats who included musician/actor Wyclef […]
Former Cranford resident finds continued inspiration from his Union County past
CRANFORD, NJ — Author Kevin J. Kessler may always consider himself a “Jersey boy” at heart, but the journalist-turned-adventure fantasy writer expresses little regret about his life-changing decision to relocate to sunny central Florida. Since moving to Orlando less than two years ago, Kessler has accomplished a lifelong dream of becoming an author and releasing his […]
GARWOOD, NJ — Things got a little noisy last Friday night in Garwood as The Crossroads welcomed legendary hair metal-era rockers LA Guns to their stage. Anchored by core members Phil Lewis on lead vocals and Steve Riley on drums, the quartet delivered almost two scorching hours of their most popular hits and a few […]
CRANFORD, NJ — If you look hard enough, you can still find a variety of old tavern-style bar and grills in New Jersey, but none may be more resilient or enjoyable than The Riverside Inn, located at the edge of downtown Cranford. For almost a century, generations of satisfied patrons in search of a cold drink, […]
Massive Food Truck & Rock Carnival coming to Oak Ridge Park in September
UNION COUNTY, NJ — The summer of 2015 may be winding down but it is definitely not going away quietly. Billing itself as ‘a three day celebration of the rock and roll lifestyle,’ the Food Truck & Rock Carnival has set its sights on Clark and all are invited. The festival is scheduled to take over […]