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Coming Soon to Van Aken: Kale, Cauliflower, Cabbages and More!

Also Read: Our Favorite Cleveland Spot for Sushi Something new and healthy is coming to Van Aken April 12: Brassica. The name “Brassica” refers to the healthy family of vegetables that includes kale, cauliflower and all of the cabbages. But don’t worry, carnivores, Brassica appeals to meat-eaters as well. Brassica, the creation of brothers Kevin and […]

11th Annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 – SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2019 Calling all foodies! The 11th Annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival is right around the corner. It goes Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 14. The festival is a celebration of the best wines and renowned local and national chefs. Spend the weekend indulging in great food and […]

Hudson Restaurant Week is Here!

Hudson Restaurant Week January 28 – February 8, 2019 Hudson’s Restaurant Week is a great excuse to live outside of your comfort zone and let your tastebuds explore a new restaurant in a new town!  Historically, January is a slow month for restaurants so this encourages folks to get out and dine! During the bi-annual celebration […]

American Girl Live

SAT JAN 19, 2019 @ 2:00 PM & 5:30 PM If you have a child who goes gaga for American Girl dolls, they’ll love American Girl Live, a stage production produced by Mills Entertainment, that is inspired by American Girl’s most iconic characters and their stories. The show features all-original songs as it tells the tales of bravery and friendship. […]

A Beautiful Winter Wonderland

January 19-27 Instead of bemoaning the cold weather, here’s a way to embrace it! Take a trip to the Lambertville-New Hope Winter Festival, where you can admire beautifully carved ice sculptures, take in snow folk art, and listen to live music. Some events require tickets like the Chili Cook Off, Winterfest Blues Fire & Ice Ball or Taste of […]

6 Reasons Why Ginko is Still So Good.

It’s been open for about seven years, but Ginko still feels as fresh and cool as when it first opened. And it is always my pick for special occasions like birthdays or our anniversary. If you’ve ever been to Japan, stepping inside Ginko makes you feel like you’re back. The atmosphere is reminiscent of places that I visited on […]

Gifts for Hard-to-Buy-for Grandparents

The hardest gifts for my family to buy are for our parents! They claim to have everything they need and are just happy to watch us open gifts. But what’s the fun in that?! Of course, anything homemade from kids will be appreciated but here are some gifts our staff has given their parents that have […]

The Most Spectacular, Over-the-Top Holiday Lights…You’ll Ever See!

The last two years, we’ve made a trip to Dyker Heights in Brooklyn to see the absolutely over-the-top spectacularly decorated houses–and I am not exaggerating. I know–Brooklyn seems like a trek but the one hour drive is totally worth it. It feels like a Brooklyn version of Disney with blinking lights, moving snowmen, characters to take photos with, Santas […]

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