# New jersey
New Jersey Food Truck Festivals 2022
The history of the food truck began in the 1950s during the wake of World War II, the baby boom, and the ice cream truck. Food carts began showing up initially outside of United States Army Bases and simple construction sites. In the late 1950s and early 1960s chip trucks began to emerge across the nation. With the increase in immigration from Mexico, Taco Trucks emerged and became popular in the 1970s. The first food trucks began with simple grab-and-go greasy fare (known as “Roach Coaches”), not the gourmet samplings and diversity that we have today.
7 of the Best Farmers' Markets in New Jersey
Shopping farmers' markets are an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors and support local businesses. On top of that, buying food locally is more environmentally friendly, fresher tasting, and contributes to a healthier diet.
Total Lunar Blood Moon Eclipse May 15-16, 2022
The full moon of May 2022 occurs on the 15th and 16th of this month. During a lunar eclipse, the color of the moon changes from white or yellow to a rusty orange hue. This has given it the nickname “Blood Moon”. May 15, 2022, will be the next total eclipse. This late Sunday evening event will last into the early morning Monday hours of May 16th.
The 2 fastest-growing Cities in New Jersey
According to theUS Census Bureau, New Jersey is the eleventh most populous state in America, with a population of 9.3 million residents. As a state close to two major cities boasting a gorgeous coastline and mountain ranges to the North, it's no wonder that people like to call the Garden State home.
A Guide to the 3 Best Places to Visit in New Jersey
Situated on the East Coast of the United States, New Jersey is a state with a lot to offer visitors. From the bustling city of Newark to the beautiful beaches of Cape May, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Community welfare at the heart of gun buyback in Morris Co., New Jersey
In 2021, New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne Jr., introduced Bill H.R.3159 - Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act to Congress. The bill has not yet to become a federal law. Therefore, the New Jersey Attorney General and county officials are conducted a gun buyback programon May 14th - May 15th, in Morris County.
The Diners that Define New Jersey
Neon signage, cake display boxes, and always open late—you can't discuss American dining history without mentioning the diner. Although NJ didn't invent the diner, it certainly popularized it. With over 600 scattered across the state, New Jersey contains more diners than any other place in the country.
New Jersey Dog Parks 2022
The enthusiastic dog lover appreciates spending time outside with their canine companion. New Jersey offers a plethora of dog parks where one can have their dogs run leash-free and play with other canines in stress-free environments. Many local communities have facilities that have strict requirements to participate in the dog park areas. The following list is composed of community-based areas that do not presently require previous registration or membership. Although many dog parks abound throughout the state, included are dog parks that have contact information for your easy reference. Links have been included for your further perusal.
The 4 Best Things to Do in Atlantic City
Atlantic City is a great place to visit any time of year, but the summer is especially enjoyable. Most famous for its beautiful Jersey Shore beaches, Atlantic City has a lot to offer visitors. From world-class shopping and dining to exciting nightlife and gaming, there is something for everyone in Atlantic City.
With abortion under fire, New Jersey seeks to expand access
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced legislation on Wednesday that would expand access to abortion while also protecting women's rights and preventing them from being punished by other states. The governor vowed his administration won't cooperate with any attempts made in Congress or elsewhere within the United States Government “to restrict reproductive freedom," by trying to prosecute abortion providers or women who seek abortions in the state.
American Dream announces a new Reality-Defying Experience opening in 2022
Get ready for a new and exciting attraction scheduled to open in late 2022 at the mega entertainment complex that is the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, NJ. The concept is described as "an experience that will open up new perspectives and touch the hearts and minds of those who wish to truly challenge their senses." according to Harris Douros, the C.E.O. of Paradox Museums. The museum currently has other locations open in Europe, in the cities of Oslo, Norway, and Stockholm, Sweden.
Hopatcong Councilman calls Urban Students 'crack heads' in a recent Facebook post
According to recent reports, a borough councilman has come forth and apologized for a since-deleted Facebook post in which he refers to students in urban NJ school districts as "crack heads" The post was criticizing Gov. Phil Murphy and the state's school funding formula.
The Best NJ towns for Day Trips
You don’t have to travel far to experience something new and exciting. From state parks to forests and over 140 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline, New Jersey has something for everyone to enjoy.
6 Food Events to attend in New Jersey this Month
Nothing brings people together quite like food does. From Southern-style cooking to vegan and seafood options, celebrate food in all of its forms at these exciting food events happening this month throughout the state.
A Bright Future for Community Colleges in Bergen County and New Jersey
Bergen Community College is the largest community college in New Jersey. With close to 20,000 students in total, as BCC is close to turning sixty years old, the school finds itself at the epicenter of a national movement.
The Richest Man In New Jersey
John Overdeck is a billionaire who lives in the state of New Jersey. According to Forbes, he has a net worth of $6.5 billion and is the richest man in New Jersey. John is also the co-founder of a large hedge fund named Two Sigma, with several billion dollars worth of assets under management.
Check Out The Real Life Sopranos Restaurant Locations In New Jersey
The Sopranos was one of the most popular TV shows on cable for many years, and even to this day the show is garnering a brand new audience. It's no mystery that the show was based in New Jersey, and many filming locations were based on real locations around New Jersey. I've always had a fascination with the series, and I have always wanted to visit some of the real locations.
A new Bobby Flay dining experience is coming soon to Atlantic City
There's a new restaurant opening at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City. Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay is excited to announce his new venture after the closing of his longstanding steakhouse earlier this year.
7 Hidden NJ Waterfalls You Must See
When most people think of a waterfall, they picture exotic places like South America and Southeast Asia. What many people don't realize is that New Jersey is actually home to numerous amazing waterfalls making it simple and easy to plan a trip around these natural wonders.
New South Side 35 Diner Opens on Route 35 in South Amboy
Check out South Amboy's newest restaurant!(Ibrahim Boran/Unsplash) *No goods, services, or gifts were received by the writer for this article’s publication. There is no relation between the business and the writer of this article.*