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Looking for the best food and drinks North Jersey has to offer? Clear your calendar – and your stomach – for July 9.

BBQ, Bourbon, and Biergarten. These three B’s are the crux of the fourth annual Montclair Food and Wine Festival, and they’re guaranteed to lead to another “B”: bliss. more

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Who says ice cubes have to be made of water? Check out these gussied-up cubes that will take your beverage to the next level.

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Amanda Goodman puts veganism in full bloom with her tips and recipes for edible flowers.

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Treat Dad with these family events and activities in Northern New Jersey

 12th Annual Washington Borough Car Show

Saturday, June 18, 9am-2pm

44 Washington Avenue (Route 57) Washington (Warren County)

This family-friendly annual event features antique trucks, farm equipment, and classic cars. Aside from the 100+ cars featured at the event, there will be a live DJ, a weekly farmer’s market, and tons of open downtown shops. Tickets are $20 advanced and $25 day of show. more

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In the words of Junot Diaz, It’s Where All of New Jersey Comes Together

By Ilene Dube

Whether made from Brazilian hardwood or recycled soda bottles, chances are a boardwalk will be making contact with your feet in the coming months. Boardwalks are about mingling: people-to-people, of course, but also a place where the scent of sauerkraut and mustard meets the sea air; the screams from carnival rides mingle with the crashing surf; and the steady rumble of pedestrians, cyclists and skateboarders overlaps with the serenity of those sitting on benches. more

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Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America

By Bill Alden

The northern Jersey town of Springfield has the feel of a typical upscale, leafy, east coast bedroom community with impressive homes, well-manicured lawns, and quiet neighborhoods.

But tucked into 474 acres in the northwestern part of town, off of Shunpike Road, stands one of the iconic sporting venues in the world, the Baltusrol Golf Club. more

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The pocket square is making a comeback.

This elegant accessory is often worn in bright, contrasting colors to a men’s tie. Urban Agenda Magazine has selected our top pocket square patterns below, which make the perfect gift for Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19. more

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Bee3 Extendable Sun Canopy | bloomingdale’s

The Bugaboo Bee3 extendable sun canopy is UPF 50+ with adjustable coverage from the sun.

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Photo Credit: John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

In honor of John F. Kennedy’s 99th birthday anniversary, Urban Agenda Magazine remembers the former President and New Englander’s classic summer style. From white oxford shirts to trainers and aviators, JFK’s impact on men’s fashion continues to endure.

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Welcome summer with these Jersey Shore Instagram accounts

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

It might be a little dreary outside, but that’s not preventing the Jersey Shore from embracing the unofficial start of summer. This weekend, most of our beaches will open and fearless New Jerysians will dive into the Atlantic. Other, less adventurous beach-goers will set up camp along the boardwalk or indulge in some Jersey burgers and beer. No matter how you’re celebrating Memorial Day weekend, these Instagram accounts will surely get you pysched for summer. more

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Shop outside the box, with unique items for tea lovers including a selection of premium teas, gourmet tea gift sets, teaware, and more.

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Check out the artists that will be viewing their work at these downtown stores. 

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Black cats and broken mirrors. Friday the 13th asks you to embrace your dark side.

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Telephone Wire Plate | Shoptiques

Traditional Zulu work and it is made from coils of telephone wire wrapped around a solid metal core, to define its shape. It has a modern twist to its make with the infusion of bright colour patterns. The intricacy in the design makes this basket so precious due to the long production days involved in its design. No two pieces are the same. Designs may vary, making each individual piece that much more unique.

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Does art imitate fashion or does fashion imitate art? You decide.

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It’s not all about the margaritas.

Get ready for the bright festivities surrounding Cinco de Mayo with these fashion and food accessories. 

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Thank your Mom for all she’s done with one of these thoughtful gifts. 

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From cruises to 5Ks, Urban Agenda outlines a myriad of events in New Jersey and NYC to celebrate Mom

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Mother’s Day cruise around the NYC Harbor: Hornblower Cruises is offering a family brunch cruise on Mother’s Day. At 10am the yacht leaves Pier 40, located at 353 West Street, for a two-hour ride along the Hudson. The cruise includes a brunch buffet, a dessert station, coffee and herbal teas, a live jazz band, and a DJ. more

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On Tuesday, April 19, one of Belgium’s greatest indulgences comes to Nassau Street in Princeton

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

You won’t have to travel far to get a taste of Belgium’s traditional Liege waffles thanks to Princeton’s newest foodie hotspot, Nina’s Waffles. Set to open on April 19 at 252 Nassau Street, Nina’s Waffles will be offering a wide array of sweet and savory treats, with a special highlight on their famous traditional Liege waffles. more

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CLASSICAL BOOK COLLECTION FROM DOT & BO

Give your bookshelf a face lift with these gorgeous editions of your favorite literary classics.

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Protect your new phone and look stylish with these iPhone cases and accessories. 

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Saturday, March 26th & Sunday, March 27th celebrate elements will be offering a special 3-course menu for $69 and a kids menu for $39. Seatings will be available between 10:30am – 5pm.

Elements’ menu changes to reflect the local fruits and vegetables that are in season, and its Easter Brunch Menu screams spring. Whether your sipping on a “Currant Affair” made of prosecco, currant, and fennel, or indulging in Cod Brandade, complete with baby spinach, endive beets, and charred scallion, you’ll be able to experience the pure, earthy flavors of elements.  more

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Dress-up your spring wardrobe with dark florals from adidas and L.K. Bennett London. 

Simply click on each product image to purchase! more

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Get a hop on Easter weekend with our directory of Easter events, brunches, and dinners in Northern Jersey more

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Whether or not you’re Irish, you don’t want to miss out on these North Jersey dining experiences for St. Patrick’s Day

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Friday, March 18

4 to 9 p.m.: Open Trampoline Time at Skyzone, 80 Commercer Drive, Allendale.

5 to 10 p.m.: 2016 Northeast Automotive Services Show at the Meadowlands Expo Center, 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus (through Sunday, March 20).

6:30 p.m.: Adult Cooking Class: Salmon Cookery at Chef Central, 240 Rt. 17 North, Paramus.

8 p.m.: Concert: Johnny Mathis at NJPAC, 1 Center Street, Newark.  more

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Unleash your inner Irishman with these photos that celebrate all that is good and green in the world

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Push aside the corn beef and cabbage for these delicious green smoothies to celebrate St. Patrick‘s Day and healthy living

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Certified health coach and busy mom Laura Deutsch knows that developing good eating habits takes more than just the luck of the Irish. But thanks to her online resource Instill Health, it just got a whole lot easier to maintain optimal health and wellness for you and your family. Through Instill Health, Laura offers online programs, one-on-one coaching and speaking engagements, along with a blog, and a recipe booklet. Lucky for us, Deutsch decided to share some of her tips and tricks on how to drink your way to a healthier lifestyle starting this St. Patrick’s Day. more

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This St. Patrick’s Day, let the luck of the Irish influence your fashion and decor selections. Simply click on the images seen below to purchase. 

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