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Palisades Announces Jersey Diner’s Choice Awards

BERKELEY HEIGHTS – New Jersey is known for its diners. In fact, Bayonne is credited as the birthplace of the first structured diner. To celebrate this popular symbol of New Jersey culture, Palisades car insurance company is inviting New Jersey residents to vote for their favorite diner as part of the first Palisades “Jersey Diner’s Choice Awards.”