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Finding the spots for arts and entertainment are very important. There are plenty of venues found throughout the area perfect for these types of events. Here's a look at some of the top venues.

Discovery House

This venue provides plenty of hands-on learning for children. It's a museum created to help inspire curiosity. Children and their families can enjoy discovering all types of things at the Discovery House.

The Center For Latino Arts And Culture

This center was created for research, interpretation, promotion and documentation of Latin, Caribbean and Hispanic culture and arts. The center at the Rutger's University in New Brunswick provides plenty of history and exhibits to enjoy.

Garden State Exhibit Center

Maybe the best spot for

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New Jersey is home to a number of great small cities. Some are boroughs, while others are actual cities. Whether you prefer to live in a smaller city because of the size or the atmosphere, these are the top choices.

Borough of Hasbrouck Heights

This small city is a bedroom community of New York and provides a number of amenities. It also has a low unemployment rate.

Borough of Ramsey

A community filled with plenty of amenities and a high quality of life, the Borough of Ramsey is a top choice for many buyers. Residents enjoy living here because they want the feel of living in a big city like New York, but without the high price tag.

Borough of Lincoln Park

Another borough with plenty to offer, this one has a very low unemployment rate

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Shopping at a farmers' market allows you to eat healthier and support the local economy. Many farmers rely on their sales at the market to support their own homes. If you want to find the best possible produce and other items for a great price, shop at these area farmers' markets.

New Brunswick Community Farmers' Market - 178 Jones Avenue, New Brunswick

With a mission of increasing the area consumption of fresh produce, this farmers' market provides plenty of great items. This New Brunswick market is held from June until October every year on Thursdays and Saturdays. If you're looking for a place to find nutritious items for a great price, this is the market for you.

Rutgers Gardens Farmers' Market - 112 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick

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A relaxing day at the spa can help to rejuvenate you and provide just what you need. New Jersey provides plenty of luxurious spas ranging from resort spas to day spas and more. Here's a look at some of the top spas found throughout the state.

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa - Montclair

This spa provides both a full salon and a full spa with plenty of treatments. It's quiet and provides eight rooms with original stained glass. Not only can you get the typical spa treatments, but they also offer medical spa services, such as laser and light treatments.

The Spa DePasquale - Morris Plains

This spa is a wonderful complex with a separate area for children and retail products. It comes complete with both a relaxing waterfall and a soothing fireplace.

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A self-sustaining operation, the Rutgers Gardens is a beautiful place to visit. The gardens are open 365 days a year and there is no charge for visitors to enjoy the beauty. The facility relies on donations, membership dues, special events and facility rentals to ensure they remain self-sustaining.

Collections

At the gardens, you will have the opportunity to discover many different collections including:

  • Tribute Gardens - A series of outdoor rooms perfect for enjoying a little time with loved ones.
  • Holly Collection - A full collection of beautiful and mature hollies to enjoy.
  • Rain Garden - An attractive and environmentally sensitive area helping to reduce storm water runoff.
  • Bamboo Forest
  • Community Youth Garden
  • Ornamental
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New Jersey has been home to a number of famous people. Many of them have been inventors. Whether it was a simple invention, such as the Cowboy Hat or something more complicated like the Antibiotic Tetracycline, there have been plenty of inventions to come out of the state. Here are some of the famous inventors and their inventions.

Howard Aiken and Grace Hopper

This duo created the MARK series of computers. These computers started with the Mark I, which was created in 1944. This giant computer was more than 50 feet long and stood eight feet tall. It weighs about five tons and had more than 750,000 parts.

Alice Parker

Alice was from Morristown, New Jersey and created an improved gas heating furnace. this furnace provides central heat and

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The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park is a memorial to the great businessman and inventor, Thomas Alva Edison. It's found in the Menlo Park area of Edison, New Jersey and includes a tower, which was dedicated in 1938. The dedication was on February 11th, which would have been the 91st birthday of Edison.

The center provides many exhibits, programs and more. This is a very popular spot for field trips, group tours and family visits.

Tours

Many of the tours offered are tailored o larger groups and some provide a very informative and educational tour for students and others. Special tours can be arranged for any type of club or group. The center even offers special evening tours for corporations and other groups.

Normal tours are available

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South Plainfield doesn't provide a ton of options when it comes to restaurants. However, the options found throughout the area are quite unique. One of those options is Paulo's Bar and Restaurant.

What to Expect?

This restaurant offers Brazilian and Portuguese cuisine. They use reach charcoal briquettes for preparing the entrees and they are the only kitchen in South Plainfield using a traditional and natural way for preparing the dishes.

The natural flame source is used for all entrees, instead of electric or gas. This, along with the special seasonings provides a natural and unique flavor not found anywhere else.

The Menu

The menu at Paulo's consists of many appetizers, meats, seafood, fish, sandwiches and sides. Some of the top

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Are you and the family looking for some recreational opportunities around New Brunswick? The city is fortunate to have some excellent programs for residents and visitors alike. They have many partners and sponsors that make the recreational and leisure services available. Whether you like golf, soccer, fitness clubs or festivals, New Brunswick has a little bit of everything. Here is a look at the top recreational activities found in the city.

Youth Sports

The Fall Youth Soccer program is available starting in September each year. You can register at the HUB Teen Recreation Center located at 411 Joyce Kilmer Avenue in New Brunswick. Soccer programs are available for 5-6 year olds, 7-12 year olds and soccer clinics for 6-14 years old.

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ShoppingKnown as one of the best fashion outlets not only in New Jersey, but also in the New York area, The Outlet Collection is a great place for shoppers to enjoy. With over 200 stores and plenty of restaurants, you can enjoy all types of shopping here.

Shops

Throughout The Outlet Collection, shoppers can enjoy all types of stores, such as:

  • Accent on Engraving
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Ace Connection
  • Aeropostale
  • Against All Odds
  • Andrew Marc
  • Ann Taylor
  • Lord & Taylor
  • Little Fashions
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Nautica
  • Neiman Marcus Last Call
  • Claire's
  • Coach Outlet
  • Perry Ellis
  • Calvin Klein Clearance
  • Carter's
  • Easy Spirit Outlet
  • Famous Footwear
  • Footlocker
  • Forever 21
  • And Many More!
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