There’s a new circus in town, and it’s premiering now at the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey. Flip Circus is a brand-new circus experience conceived by the Vazquez brothers of the touring Circus TT Vazquez, features an international cast of entertainers celebrating the great American circus tradition—what's more, the show is heading to Staten Island, Yonkers, Nanuet, Smith Haven on Long Island, and Edison, New Jersey, over the next few months, giving local families plenty of time to catch up to its daring acts. Read on for our full review of this new spectacle.
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Lake George is a popular warm-weather destination for those eager to enjoy the natural beauty of the Adirondack Mountains. But did you know it’s also a great winter getaway?
The area is a great spot for winter sports and activities, and in February the region comes to life with Lake George’s full calendar of Winter Carnival events.
Whatever time of year you visit, Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury has comfortable accommodations and fun activities for the whole family. It’s a great option for special occasions or a weekend escape. Located about three hours from Westchester, northern New Jersey, and New York City, it’s far away enough to feel like a true escape with the convenience of being a short drive away.
Westchester and the Hudson Valley have played a critical role in the history of African-Americans in the United States. In recognition of Black History Month, we’ve rounded up a list of 15 Black-owned restaurants, businesses, and historical sites to celebrate the cultural contributions and history of people of color in our region.
Generations of Black families built the Hudson Valley and continue to contribute to the vibrant cultural, culinary, and artistic character of our region. Further inspiration has come from people who have immigrated from the Caribbean, bringing with them the rich cultural heritages that continue to shape our neighborhoods.
Here then are some of our favorite Black-owned businesses in Westchester and the Hudson for you to enjoy.
Tickets, please! It’s time for a Christmas train ride to the North Pole on The Polar Express, departing from Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Enjoy a magical journey based on the beloved holiday story, featuring familiar characters, including the conductor, pastry chefs serving hot chocolate, elves, a singing hobo, and the big man himself—Santa Claus!
If you’re looking for a Christmas train experience, this 1 hour, 45-minute tour along the Delaware River overflows with holiday spirit, and it's worthy of becoming an annual family tradition. Read on for our full review, and find more seasonal outings in our Guide to Holiday and Christmas Events in New Jersey.