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Gringo's Taco - ROUND 2 - Jersey City, NJ

Alright I’m back for round two at Gringo’s Taco in Jersey City. If you didn’t get my Street Fighter II reference, do yourself a favor and go play the iconic arcade classic over at Bar-cade. 955 more words


Liberty State Park: It's Good to Have Friends

Despite being the proposed site of lavish plans ranging from thousands of luxury condos to a 100,000 seat Formula 1 racing facility, Liberty State Park today remains exactly what it was originally intended to be. 918 more words

Community fears closure of VIP Diner in Jersey City after property sold

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — VIP Diner in Journal Square has been a Jersey City landmark for decades. Even HBO’s “The Soprano’s” shot at scenes at the diner to capture its classic interior and stone walls outside. 343 more words


Best Things: Burgers - SAM A.M Bergen-Lafayette

OAK on Pine is now SAM A.M. Bergen – Lafayette.  I wish the biggest issue with this place was the amount of typing I have to do to mention them, or their love of underscores. 931 more words

Emily Van Syckel Bonnell

This week in #52ancestors I am faced once again with a woman, Emily Van Syckel Bonnell, who existed long enough to create six children and barely rates an honorable mention in her husband’s obituary.  431 more words


Liberty State Park: With Dollar Signs in Their Eyes

Warner LeRoy was a New York businessman who created and owned the amusement park Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. At one time operated restaurants in New York City that included included Tavern on the Green and The Russian Tea Room. 802 more words