Tag Archives: New Jersey

(What Was) The Binghamton Ferryboat in Edgewater, New Jersey, USA

It’s not easy, voluntarily going to New Jersey.  But if you’re into history, like me, and strip malls, unlike me, the borough of Edgewater might be a curious day trip from Manhattan.  Move over, bizarre apartment building probably influenced by … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2015 Kosherfest

Disclaimer: In exchange for a Saturday morning review of the 2015 Kosherfest, I was offered a press pass. The 27th Annual Kosherfest, purportedly the world’s largest B2B (business-to-business) expo for things kosher, was held November 10-11 at the Meadowlands Exposition … Continue reading

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Weird Signs, Issue #1: Dental Sushi Cruise in New Jersey

Sometimes when I’d go to Mitsuwa Marketplace in Edgewater, New Jersey, the largest Japanese supermarket in the New York City area, I’d walk a few more minutes north to the Trader Joe’s shopping center.  Indeed, when you think “I’m going to go … Continue reading

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Dinner? Dessert? Maybe. Japanese? Definitely. Sour Plum and Shiso Candy

Direct from Japan – the perpetual world capital of weird –  comes 男梅, Plum Man. Who is that? The real question is, what is that?  Before even touching upon what the candy above tastes like and why there are so many … Continue reading

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“Do You Like New Jersey?” Was Never a Multiple Choice Question

Is New Jersey the Taiwan of the US?  Ha.  What?  I don’t get it. In your travels, what parts of the United States appear most often in name?  New York something is pandemic, be it a restaurant, a tailor, a … Continue reading

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