Advertisement

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Taste of Bloomfield is Tomorrow


Bloomfield, New Jersey: The annual Taste of Bloomfield event will take place tomorrow, Sunday, April 26th, at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center. Participating restaurants will include Amalia’s, Anthony’s Cafe, Anthony’s Cheesecake, Applegate Farm, Blue-J Syrup, Brookdale ShopRite, Buco Ristorante, Casserole Bistro, El Matador Mexican Deli & Restaurant, Fin Raw Bar & Kitchen, Fitzgerald’s 1928, Frungillo Caterers, Jersey Artisan Distilling, Kona Ice of East Essex, Mr. Cupcakes, Orange Squirrel, Salute Bistro, Senorita’s, Spice Thai Cuisine, Village Gourmet Deli & Caterer, Yellow Plum, and Zi Zia Pizzeria & Trattoria. Tickets will cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online, or at Hot Bagels Abroad (1129 Broad Street) or Anthony's Cheesecake (71 Washington Street). Click here to purchase tickets online.  Participating businesses will serve a variety of foods to attendees at no additional charge, though there will be a cash bar. The Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center is located at 240 Belleville Avenue.


Send story ideas, letters to the editor, and photos to placenjwebsites@gmail.com.

Follow us on Twitter - @PlaceNJ
Like us on Facebook - Essex County Place
Click here to advertise on PlaceNJ.com, starting at just $49.

Photo of the Day 4/25/15


This photo shows Riverfront Park in Newark as seen from the Jackson Street Bridge.

Send story ideas, letters to the editor, and photos to placenjwebsites@gmail.com.
Follow us on Twitter - @PlaceNJ
Like us on Facebook - Essex County Place
Click here to advertise on PlaceNJ.com, starting at just $49.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Nutley to Open Community Garden


Nutley, New Jersey: The Township of Nutley will open a community garden in the near future. The new Nutley Community Garden will be located in a former parking lot near the Nutley AmVets post at the corner of Walnut Street and Park Avenue. The garden is a partnership between the Nutley Health Department, Greenutley, and the Nutley AmVets. The garden will have one row where produce will be grown for the Nutley Food Pantry of the American Red Cross and the Vincent Methodist Care Kitchen. Plots will be available to Nutley residents and organizations on a first come first serve basis. To obtain a plot, or to learn more, call the Nutley Health Department at (973) 284-4976. The garden will be funded by the Partners for Health Foundation.


Send story ideas, letters to the editor, and photos to placenjwebsites@gmail.com.

Follow us on Twitter - @PlaceNJ
Like us on Facebook - Essex County Place
Click here to advertise on PlaceNJ.com, starting at just $49.

Photo of the Day 4/24/15


This photo was taken at the Military Park Station of the Newark Light Rail.

Send story ideas, letters to the editor, and photos to placenjwebsites@gmail.com.
Follow us on Twitter - @PlaceNJ
Like us on Facebook - Essex County Place
Click here to advertise on PlaceNJ.com, starting at just $49.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

NJPAC 'Books on the Move!' Tour to Stop at Two Local Libraries


Newark, New Jersey: The 'Books on the Move!' literary tour of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center will stop at two local libraries in Essex County. At both locations, Alvin Ailey by Andrea Davis Pinkney will be read. The book discusses the story of the founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The first reading will take place on Saturday, April 25th at 2:00pm at the East Orange Public Library, located at 21 South Arlington Avenue near Route 280. The reader will be Carol Jenkins. The second reading will take place on Saturday, May 2nd at 2:00pm at the Springfield Branch of the Newark Public Library, located at 50 Hayes Street between 14th and 15th Avenues. The reader will be Valencia Yearwood. Admission to both readings is free, and the first 25 children will receive a free copy of Alvin Ailey. 


Send story ideas, letters to the editor, and photos to placenjwebsites@gmail.com.

Follow us on Twitter - @PlaceNJ
Like us on Facebook - Essex County Place
Click here to advertise on PlaceNJ.com, starting at just $49.