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Enjoy Delicious Deals during Morristown Restaurant Week 2017!

by Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider

Explore the best culinary delights Morristown has to offer during Morristown Restaurant Week 2017!! On Monday, April 24th through Friday, April 28th, the Morristown Partnership is proud to present their 8th annual restaurant week. 40+ Morristown restaurants and cafes will be participating. Enjoy Special Events, prix fixe menus, drink specials, and promotions at the participating locations listed below. There are no tickets or passes needed for restaurant week, though reservations are recommended. Look for the 2017 Morristown Restaurant Week decal at participating locations and ask for their special menu or promotions. Pick your official restaurant guide at participating restaurants, the Morristown Partnership office (14 Maple Avenue, Suite 201), or the Morris County Tourism Bureau (6 Court Street). Do not miss out as many of the deals can be found only during Restaurant Week. Fill your bellies with some incredible deals at the best restaurants in Morristown!

Participating Restaurants:

Beenie's Ice Cream | 38 Morris Street

Cambridge Wines | 10 Lafayette Avenue

Chef Fredy's Table | 78 Speedwell Avenue

Cluck-U Chicken | 64 Morris Street

The Committed Pig | 28 West Park Place

End of Elm | 140 Morris Street

Enjou Chocolat | 8 DeHart Street

The Famished Frog | 18 Washington Street

George + Martha's American Grille | 67 Morris Street

The Grand Cafe | 42 Washington Street

The Grapeful Palate | 166 South Street

Grasshopper off the Green | 41-43 Morris Street

Hibiscus Restaurant | 270 South Street

Hyatt Regency | 3 Speedwell Avenue

Inspiration Roll | 46 South Park Place          

Iron Bar | 5 South Street

La Campagna Ristorante | 5 Elm Street       

Malay | 147 Morris Street

Marjan Fine Persian Grill | 84 Speedwell Avenue

Mega BBQ | 75 Spring Street

Morristown Diner | 73 Morris Street

Nunzio's Dolce Vita | 90 South Street

The Office Tavern Grill | 3 South Street

Olive Lucy's Kitchen Table | 52 Speedwell Avenue

Pan Casero Bakery | 199 Speedwell Avenue

Pascarella Bros. Sandwich Shoppe | 61 South Street

Pomodoro Ristorante & Pizza | 125 Morris Street

Portofino's Restaurant | 29 Mills Street

Pure Pita | 27 South Street

Rod's Steak & Seafood Grille | One Convent Road

Roots Steakhouse | 40 West Park Place

Revolution A Social Brewhouse | 9 South Street

Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom | 43 South Street

south+pine american eatery | 90 South Street

Stirling Tavern | 150 South Street       

TOWN bar + kitchen | 80 Elm Street

Urban Table | 40 West Park Place

Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel | 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park

Washington St. Bistro | 23 Washington Street

Whole Foods Market | 110 Washington Street

For a list of restaurant week promotions at these participating restaurants, click HERE!

Happy Dining in Morristown!

Celebrate Earth Day in Somerset and Morris Counties!

by Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider

Somerset and Morris Counties are filled with stunning natural spaces that add beauty to our community. Residents love to use these areas for recreational purposes, to relax, or simply enjoy nature. It is important that we protect and preserve our local environment so that we all can enjoy it now and in the years to come. Earth Day is an annual event meant to remind us of the importance of our planet and encourage us to do our part to conserve. Help keep Somerset and Morris Counties beautiful by checking out one of these awesome community events being held this Saturday, April 22nd!

Raritan Headwaters Annual Stream Cleanup

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Click HERE for sites.

Cost: FREE!

Help protect our waterways by participating in this annual cleanup. Bring gloves and a bag to collect any trash that you find in the watersheds. Register HERE to participate.  

Spring Plant Sale and Earth Day Celebration

Dates: Saturday, April 22nd & Sunday, April 23rd

Times: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Saturday) & 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Location: Leonard J. Buck Garden (111 Layton Road, Far Hills)

Cost: FREE admission!

Help your home garden look its very best this year by stocking up on plants at this annual sale by the Somerset County Park Commission. There will be a wide variety of plants, including herbs, perennials, wildflowers, and more. In addition, enjoy informational lectures on both days at 1:00 pm by local environmental experts. Take a guided tour of the garden on Saturday or Sunday at 2:00 pm.

Warren Watchung Green Fair

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Warren Municipal Grounds (46 Mountain Boulevard, Warren)

Cost: FREE admission!

Enjoy fun eco-friendly projects, pick up seedlings and vegetables, learn more about conservation efforts in our area, and so much more. There is also a recycling drive at the fair for you to safely dispose of your unwanted goods.

Somerset County 4-H Association Spring Carnival

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Ted Blum 4-H Center (310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater)

Cost: $12 per child

Help support the Somerset County 4-H Youth Development Program at this fun carnival. Enjoy a day filled with games and activities, food, face painting, a petting zoo, magic shows, and so much more.

Safely Dispose of Items at Recycling Rallies in Basking Ridge and Warren!

by Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider

It’s officially Spring! That means time for spring cleaning! Have old electronic equipment or items that you no longer use but do not know what to do with? Verizon is once again hosting their annual Recycling Rally in Basking Ridge and Warren to help you safely dispose of these unwanted items. Verizon will ensure that the items are reused and recycled instead of ending up in a landfill, where they can be detrimental to the environment. These events are free and open to the public. Help go green by dropping off your items at the one of the rallies and clear your house or office of some unnecessary clutter this spring!

Drop Off Location Information

Basking Ridge

Tuesday, April 25th | 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

1 Verizon Way, Basking Ridge (Drop-off point in overflow lot)


Thursday, April 27th | 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

30 Independence Boulevard, Warren (Drop-off point in parking lot)

Accepted Recyclable Items

Alarm Clocks

Aluminum cans, Glass, and/or Plastics

Audio and Stereo Equipment


Computer Cables, Keyboards, and Mice

Conferencing Equipment, Paper Shredders, Printers

CRT or LCD Monitors and TVs

Desktop and Laptop Computers

Electronic toys

Gaming Consoles

Microwave Ovens

Remote Controls

Small Electronic Appliances (i.e. can openers, coffee makers, toasters, etc.)

Telephones and Answering Machines

Vacuum Cleaners

**Please make sure to remove all batteries from items and wipe the hard drives from computers.

Unacceptable Items

Hazardous Waste (i.e. batteries, ink, mercury bulbs, toner, etc.)

Medical Waste

Radioactive Material (i.e. X-ray equipment)

Refrigerators and/or Freezers

Units with Fluid (i.e. motors, pumps)

Best New Jersey Towns for Families!

by Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider

Towns located throughout Somerset, Morris, and Hunterdon County are perfect for Home Buyers with families! They offer top ranked schools, excellent recreational facilities, dining, retail, and entertainment amenities, strong local economies, diverse housing options, and so much more! New Jersey Family recently released their annual report of the best towns in the state for families. According to their NJ's Best Towns for Families 2017 rankings, some of the top 100 towns are located in our area!

To create their rankings, New Jersey Family looked at over 500 New Jersey towns with a population over 1,500 people. A variety of factors were included to determine which towns were the best for families. These factors included median household income, average home sale price, public school performance data, crime rates, commute time, access to amenities, and other relevant factors.

The following townships and boroughs located throughout our counties were found to be some of the best in the state for families!

12. Bernards Township | Bernards Township Homes for Sale

15. Chatham Borough | Chatham Borough Homes for Sale

35. Long Hill Township | Long Hill Township Homes for Sale

44. Warren Township | Warren Township Homes for Sale

47. Bedminster Township | Bedminster Township Homes for Sale

63. Bernardsville Borough | Bernardsville Borough Homes for Sale

64. Peapack and Gladstone Borough | Peapack/Gladstone Borough Homes for Sale

70. Madison | Madison Homes for Sale

93. Branchburg Township | Branchburg Township Homes for Sale

99. Raritan Township | Raritan Borough Homes for Sale

Congratulations to these communities for being named the best of the best! R&S Home Team loves helping families find their dream homes in Somerset, Morris, and Hunterdon Counties. If you are ready to start your search today, give us a call or visit our website at

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Contact Information

Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider
Keller Williams Towne Square Realty
222 Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge NJ 07920
Alan: 908-415-1557 Michelle: 908-872-7266