December 2014

Found 14 blog entries for December 2014.

New Jersey

There are many very cool things to see throughout the Garden State. From deep-fried Oreos to historic homes, you will find a little bit of everything in New Jersey. Here are some of the best hidden gems you can discover throughout the state.

Thomas Edison National Historic Park - West Orange

This beautiful building provides 29 rooms. It was once the home of Thomas Edison and provides more than 14 structures throughout the property.

The Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey - Teterboro Airport

If you love airplanes and aviation, this is the attraction for you. It's not very well-known and the airport is only known by those with access to a private plane. You will be able to see some of the historic air and space equipment, along with

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Restaurant - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/twicepix/524969586

The Firehouse Eatery & Pub is a great choice if you want to enjoy excellent food, entertainment and more. They provide happy hours throughout the week and they are open seven days a week. This Rahway restaurant also holds regular events for the holidays and throughout the year.

The friendly atmosphere makes the Firehouse Eatery & Pub very popular. Whether you want to come with family, friends or you need a place for an event, this restaurant provides a good choice.

Menu

The menu includes both lunch and dinner specials and ranges from soups and salads to ribs and steaks. You will find some of the biggest and best steaks in Rahway at Firehouse including the 24 ounce Delmonico. They also offer plenty of fish and seafood options, along with a

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New Jersey

The Garden State provides plenty of things for people to do throughout the year. From great events to places to go and so much more, if you live here, you won't have a shortage of things to keep you entertained. Here are some of the best things to do throughout New Jersey.

Beneduce Vineyards - 1 Jeremiah Lane, Pittstown

This winery provides a beautiful attraction to found in Hunterdon County. You can take a tour of the winery and vineyard or you can just come and enjoy a tasting. They also have a stone patio and hold many events throughout the year.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk - 300 Ocean Avenue, Pt. Pleasant Beach

This attraction is very well-known and provides games, amazing food, an aquarium, beaches and so much more. There’s something here

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Theatre

Check out the George Street Playhouse, the nationally recognized theatre known for offering both an acclaimed main stage while also supporting local, emerging artists. The theater has been around since 1974 when it began welcoming Broadway productions at this New Brunswick location.

The theater now features both a main stage season and local artists such as the 60,000 students it sees annually and tours from over 250 schools in the tri-state area. They remain funded from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Department of State and through the National Endowment for the Arts. Here is a look at what the George Street Playhouse is like.

Visiting

The theater is located at 9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick. The Box Office sells tickets at

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New Jersey

New Jersey is not only one of the wealthier US states but it’s also known for having a rich history, great culture and friendly people. There are so many great attractions to experience in the city from the Atlantic City Boardwalk to Ocean City, Six Flags to Adventure Aquarium, there is something that all ages can experience and enjoy. Here are the top attractions in the city that you have to check out.

Adventure Aquarium – 1 Riverside Drive, Camden

The Adventure Aquarium is the perfect place for you and the family to enjoy together. There are many thrills to enjoy here from the 6,000 difference species of animals to the 2 million gallons of water aquarium. You’ll see penguins, sharks, hippos and over 25 different species of birds from Africa.

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New Jersey 

New Jersey is a very desirable area to live, especially for those commuting to New York, but looking to avoid living in the big city. There are many very desirable areas found throughout the area. Here are some of the top choices for living in New Jersey.

East Brunswick

One of the top choices in the area is the housing market of East Brunswick. This area has a higher than average household income around $94,000 and provides a very high rate of graduation for high school students. It's a great place for those enjoying the outdoors with Weston Mill Pond and Farrington Lake nearby. There are also plenty of great events and other attractions perfect for families to enjoy within this area.

Fair Lawn

Known as one of the top small towns in the

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School

The Perth Amboy Area is full of many school options for you to send your children. You’ll find a variety of elementary and middle school options, as well as a high school and an education center for older kids and adults. This is a glance at what the school system looks like here:

Elementary Schools

The Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School is a wonderful elementary option for your children. They believe in creating a safe, nurturing environment that encourages learning. They help your kids learn independence, learning skills, problem solving strategies, respect and a sense of responsibility.

Other elementary schools in the area include:

  • Ignacio Cruz Early Childhood Center
  • James J. Flynn Elementary
  • Edward J. Patten Elementary
  • Dr.
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Theatre

The State Theatre NJ Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick is the premier destination to enjoy performing art. Not only do they bring the best national and international performing artists to their stage but they offer educational programs and build future audiences by being the major venue for performing arts in central New Jersey. This non-profit organization is a great place to check out live music, concerts and it’s available to host your next event. Here is a look at what you can enjoy at the State Theatre NJ.

About

The State Theatre NJ opened in 1921 as a silent film palace but has since been renovated to today’s premier venue for entertainment in the area. It’s been given credit for New Brunswick’s return to a vibrant economy. They offer

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Dog on a beach

One of the best parts about going to the beach is taking your pets with you. Many beaches don't allow pets but there are designated beaches that allow dogs. Dogs love the beach because they can run free, hang with other dogs and enjoy the cool water. Dogs feel a little bit of heaven while at the beach, so get ready to get those paws sandy at these top dog beaches in Jersey where they can run, swim and play.

Longport Dog Beach – Ocean Drive and Somers Point Longport Boulevard, Somers Point, NJ

You can take your dogs to Longport Dog Beach for their off leash enjoyment all year round. They don't require tags or permits but you do need to bring your own water and waste disposal items. It's located at the base of the Ocean Drive Bridge across from

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Books

There are quite a few options for colleges in the New Jersey area. The most well-known college is the highly prestigious Princeton. Aside from Princeton looking at the top 15 in the state, you’ll find schools like The College of New Jersey, Drew University and Georgian Court University. Here is a look at the top schools in the area varying from public to private options, large and small colleges as well as Catholic and women’s institutions.

Princeton University – Princeton, NJ

The most prestigious college in New Jersey is Princeton, a member of the Ivy League. It’s one of the top universities in the entire country and it is a private, comprehensive university. There are around 7,330 students, most of whom needed a 4.0 GPA to get in.

They

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