When many think about Independence Day, they often think of places like Boston or Philadelphia. The truth is, New Jersey played an incredibly important role in the birth of our nation. There are plenty of great events throughout the long weekend of celebrate the holiday! Here are some of events that are taking place over… Continue reading New Jersey: The Cradle of Independence
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Shop Local for the Holidays
As much as I tried to deny it, the summer is long gone. Now that the clocks have changed and it is dark before you get out of work, everyone has turned their attention to the holidays. The problem this year, however, is the ongoing supply chain issue. Cargo ships wait out in the Atlantic… Continue reading Shop Local for the Holidays
Protecting Our Parks
We've all had to make alternate plans this year due to COVID-19 and the following lockdown. As a result, many had to cancel vacation plans and stay local. And that means lots of people in town, county, and state parks. Unfortunately, not everyone values our park systems. Just a few weeks ago, Hedden Park in… Continue reading Protecting Our Parks
End-of-Year Gift Giving in New Jersey
We all have someone on our list that is tough when it comes to gift giving. Since many are looking for an end-of-year tax deduction, why not give someone a donation in their name to a special Jersey charity? Here are some great New Jersey-based charities that will support important organizations while giving a special… Continue reading End-of-Year Gift Giving in New Jersey
Friday the 13th – Jersey Style
In 1980, classic slasher movie Friday the 13th hit movie theaters. Since that first movie, Jason has been ingrained in horror movie pop culture. What many don't realize is that the beginning of that reign of terror started in New Jersey. Camp Crystal lake is actually a Boy Scout camp known as Camp NoBeBoSco located… Continue reading Friday the 13th – Jersey Style
Pequest Trout Hatchery
Nestled in the 4,800 acre Pequest Wildlife Management Area, the hatchery offers an inside look at how they raise over 600,000 trout each year for stocking in New Jersey's waters.
Independence Day Weekend Events in New Jersey
While most people in the tri-state area think the Macy's fireworks are the hot ticket for the Independence Day weekend, we in Jersey know better! Here are some great ideas to enjoy the long holiday weekend.