Monday, December 31, 2012
Keep a cop bored tonight: Instead of drinking and driving, choose from one of the 24-hour taxi companies below.
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Monday, December 31, 2012
If you think it's hard flagging a taxi in New York City, try finding one in suburban New Jersey – especially on New Year's. To help you make it home safe and sound, Patch compiled a list of the local taxi companies that will be open past midnight. We've organized the list according to price, from least expensive to most expensive. Print it out and take it with you. A taxi might cost a little extra, but drunk driving never pays. Quick Taxi Service 908-222-3760 Roselle Park A&B Taxi 908-380-9741 Kenilworth A-1 Taxi 908-276-4444 Station Cab 908-388-2222; or 908-388-8484; or 908-388-1635 Fanwood Taxi 908-322-2222 Preet Taxi 908-276-7474 Cranford Best Taxi 908-276-4441 Cranford A-1 Taxi 908-276-7474 Westfield Taxi 908-389-0011 Editor's Note: …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Dining and entertainment choices abound in downtown Westfield.
If you haven't already made New Year's Eve plans, the following is a list of options for those looking to stay close to home: 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro will serve dinner until 11 p.m. while the bar will remain open until 2 a.m. Joe Regan will entertain revelers on piano. While Acquaviva delle Fonti will offer its regular a la carte menu, the Elm Street restaurant will host two seatings at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Chez Catherine feature a six-course prix fixe menu priced at $150. Reservations can be made online through this link. Ferraro's will ring in the new year with its usual menu plus some specials. Seating is first come, first served. Jeffrey's of Westfield offers a New Year's Eve appetizer menu as well as a New Year's Eve entree …
Choosing the appropriate sparkling wine for New Year's Eve can make you dizzy before the first sip. Here's a handy guide to the intoxicating world of bubbles on a budget.
The pop of the Champagne cork is as much a part of the New Year’s Eve soundtrack as "Auld Lang Syne" and fireworks. The tiny, tickling bubbles evoke celebratory moods. With so many sparkling wines to choose from, picking the best bottle can be daunting. Prices for sparkling wine range from less than $10 to more than $500 per bottle. Keep in mind that while you usually get what you pay for, there are some great options for those of us on a budget. Large “negociant” champagne houses that purchase much of their fruit, such as Veuve Clicquot, Bollinger, Roederer, Taittinger, Perrier Jouet and Nicolas Feuillatte, dominate the market. However, in the last decade or so, Champagne from small growers has gained some traction with Champagne …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Motorist group urges caution when on the road during holiday.
In the folllowing press release, AAA warns of impaired driving dangers and announces support of ignition interlocks ------------------------- Florham Park, NJ., (December 27, 2012) – As Americans prepare for holiday celebrations, AAA reminds drivers and passengers alike of the dangers on the roads this New Year’s Day, which consistently ranks as the year’s deadliest day for alcohol-related fatalities. To strengthen efforts to protect the public against drunk drivers and reduce alcohol-related traffic deaths, AAA is announcing its support of ignition interlocks for all convicted DUI offenders, and offers important safety advice to partygoers. AAA is not alone in its concern about impaired driving or strong support for tough policies for …
Friday, December 30, 2011
New Year's Eve is around the corner. Here's some ideas to help you celebrate!
Looking for ways to ring in 2012 locally or somewhere nearby? From a New Year's Eve party with Seth Meyers in Atlantic City to local First Night celebrations and some leftover holiday fun, there's plenty of options for you to celebrate. The Borgata, Atlantic City THIS WEEKEND: Fitz and the Tantrums, 9p.m., Friday, Dec. 30; New Year's Eve party with comedian Seth Meyers, 7 and 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31.; PitBull, 9 p.m. Jan. 1. NEXT WEEK: Rob Thomas is sold out for 9 p.m., Jan. 6-7, The Music Box BOOK IT NOW: Frankie Valli, 9 p.m., Jan 13, The Music Box; Comedian Jay Mohr, 9 p.m. Feb. 3. Check out theborgata.com for details about these and other shows. Kean University, Union THIS WEEKEND: No shows this weekend NEXT WEEK: No shows …