Recreation & Lifestyle

Remembering the Past: Memories of Menlo Park Mall

The following is from Nick Tambakis: Who could forget those odd, square, orange colored columns throughout the mall that were wide in the center, and tapered toward the floor and ceiling? And the stand-alone hot dog stand about midway down…

Cape May’s 42nd annual Victorian Weekend

CAPE MAY – Cape May’s 42nd annual Victorian Weekend, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), highlights the city’s Victorian architecture and history with a long holiday weekend of house tours, walking tours, living history programs,…

Botanical exhibition at Mertz Library in New York

The New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library will open a new exhibition called “Flora Illustrata:  A Celebration of Botanical Masterworks,” coinciding with the publication of a book of the same title on November 15. The exhibit will introduce visitors to some of the library’s…

Hike through history this fall

On Saturday, October 18, you can retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

Hike through history this fall

What would it be like to retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

Women Invited To Oct. 18 Breakfast At Clark Church

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CLARK – Osceola Presbyterian Church’s women’s book club, “Reading By Sonlight” and the Osceola Presbyterian Women’s Association are blending together to present a women’s breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 10 a.m. The free continental breakfast is open to…

Rent on stage in Rahway

The Union County Performing Arts Center will present Rent, the update of Puccini’s La Boheme billed as ‘the musical that changed Broadway forever.’ Produced by Mystic Vision Players, at the Main Stage at UCPAC, performances are limited to two weekends,…

Remembering the Past: Bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor

The following is from Kathleen Gavin: Here are some 1950s summer memories from the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge. Every summer for about 10 years, my family would go to a bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor. I have such…

Remembering the Past: Bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor

REMEMBERING THE PAST by Diane Norek Harrison OLD BRIDGE-The following is from Kathleen Gavin: Here are some 1950s summer memories from the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge. Every summer for about 10 years, my family would go to a…