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Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

The Porchistas Last May the party of the year in Montclair was the inaugural Tierney’s Tavern Music Festival to celebrate...

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Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens is a non-profit living museum open to the public. Thousands of iris varieties are on display...

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Sussex County Miners: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Sussex County Miners: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

There’s a new minor league baseball team in New Jersey! Baseball finally returns to the area thanks to the Sussex County...

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Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

At the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con you will find fans dressed up in all kinds of elaborate costumes in a spectacular display...

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YDKJ Premiere: ‘Distance’ from Red Bank’s Corrina, Corrina Off Upcoming EP

YDKJ Premiere: ‘Distance’ from Red Bank’s Corrina, Corrina Off Upcoming EP

YDKJ is stoked to premiere the brand spanking new song “Distance” from Red Band punk outfit Corrina, Corrina. The...

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TV Review – Wayward Pines

TV Review – Wayward Pines

Wayward Pines is a new television show from M. Night Shyamalan based on books by Blake Crouch. Shyamalan, directs of the first...

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Carriage House TV Debuts YouTube NJ Music Series – Interview with Executive Producer Ricardo Lorenzo

Carriage House TV Debuts YouTube NJ Music Series – Interview with Executive Producer Ricardo Lorenzo

As big fans of the music and artists of New Jersey, we are thrilled when someone shines a spotlight on the great stuff coming...

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National Burger Month and the ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’

National Burger Month and the ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’

We’re one-third of the way through May today and that means you have two-thirds left to get over to Steve’s Burgers...

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YDKJ Diner Challenge! Raceway Diner, West Long Branch

YDKJ Diner Challenge! Raceway Diner, West Long Branch

YDKJ’s fifth anniversary is this year and upon reflection we noticed that our diner coverage was severely lacking.  There’s...

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Events

Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

The Porchistas Last May the party of the year in Montclair was the inaugural Tierney’s Tavern Music Festival to celebrate the iconic establishment’s 80th...

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Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens is a non-profit living museum open to the public. Thousands of iris...

 
 
Things to do in Jersey – May 22 23 24 2015

Things to do in Jersey – May 22 23 24 2015

A selection of events taking place in the Garden State this weekend. Events at the Jersey Shore Unlocking...

 
 
Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

At the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con you will find fans dressed up in all kinds of elaborate costumes...

 
 
Things to do in Jersey – May 15 16 17 2015

Things to do in Jersey – May 15 16 17 2015

A selection of events taking place in the Garden State this weekend. Atlantic City Boardwalk Con Location: Atlantic...

 
 
National Burger Month and the ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’

National Burger Month and the ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’

We’re one-third of the way through May today and that means you have two-thirds left to get over...

 
 
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Food

National Burger Month and the ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’

National Burger Month and the ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’

We’re one-third of the way through May today and that means you have two-thirds left to get over to Steve’s Burgers in Garfield for a You Don’t...

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The ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’ Makes Debut at Steve’s Burgers Today!

The ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’ Makes Debut at Steve’s Burgers Today!

This Saturday marks a very special day in the history of You Don’t Know Jersey. Five years ago...

 
 
2nd Annual Official Pork Roll Festival, May 23rd – Interview With Organizer Scott Miller

2nd Annual Official Pork Roll Festival, May 23rd – Interview With Organizer Scott Miller

There are a lot of great ways to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. Saturday May 23rd in Trenton is perhaps...

 
 
The ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’ – It’s Happening

The ‘You Don’t Know Jersey Burger’ – It’s Happening

We’re going to be celebrating National Burger Month and our Fifth Anniversary as a site in a big...

 
 
YDKJ Diner Challenge! Arlington Diner, North Arlington

YDKJ Diner Challenge! Arlington Diner, North Arlington

YDKJ’s fifth anniversary is this year and upon reflection we noticed that our diner coverage was severely...

 
 
The Pork Roll Cookbook – Book Signing and Interview with Jenna Pizzi

The Pork Roll Cookbook – Book Signing and Interview with Jenna Pizzi

Whether you call it pork roll or Taylor ham there’s one thing the people of our state can agree...

 
 
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Movie Reviews

Movie Review – Avengers : Age of Ultron

Movie Review – Avengers : Age of Ultron

The sequel to the Marvel Comics megahit, The Avengers has now arrived. Unlike the first film, to see this one it would be somewhat important to have seen at least...

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Movie Review – Furious Seven

Movie Review – Furious Seven

The Fast & The Furious is one of those franchises that has gotten better as it has gone on. While the...

 
 
Movie Review – Insurgent

Movie Review – Insurgent

 I really don’t like comparing movies to each other but the last Hunger Games movie is almost...

 
 
Movie Review – It Follows

Movie Review – It Follows

‘It Follows’ is a new horror movie that feels like an old one. The style and music feel like...

 
 
Movie Review – Run All Night

Movie Review – Run All Night

After the success of ‘Taken’, Hollywood became obsessed with Liam Neeson in tough guy roles....

 
 
Movie Review – Unfinished Business

Movie Review – Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business stars Vince Vaughn as salesman Dan Trunkman who starts his own business after getting...

 
 
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Music

Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

The Porchistas Last May the party of the year in Montclair was the inaugural Tierney’s Tavern Music Festival to celebrate the iconic establishment’s 80th...

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YDKJ Premiere: ‘Distance’ from Red Bank’s Corrina, Corrina Off Upcoming EP

YDKJ Premiere: ‘Distance’ from Red Bank’s Corrina, Corrina Off Upcoming EP

YDKJ is stoked to premiere the brand spanking new song “Distance” from Red Band punk outfit...

 
 
Carriage House TV Debuts YouTube NJ Music Series – Interview with Executive Producer Ricardo Lorenzo

Carriage House TV Debuts YouTube NJ Music Series – Interview with Executive Producer Ricardo Lorenzo

As big fans of the music and artists of New Jersey, we are thrilled when someone shines a spotlight...

 
 
Seaside Caves Kickoff Spring Tour at The Watermark in Asbury Park – Video/Photo Gallery

Seaside Caves Kickoff Spring Tour at The Watermark in Asbury Park – Video/Photo Gallery

Asbury Park band Seaside Caves kicked off their Spring tour last night and the atmospheric band just...

 
 
Dentist Release Video for ‘Over and Over’ Shot by Jim Appio AKA Cool Dad Music

Dentist Release Video for ‘Over and Over’ Shot by Jim Appio AKA Cool Dad Music

Asbury Park Band Dentist has been perfecting their indie surf rock sound for some time now so it only...

 
 
Venusfest in Newark Celebrated Women in Art

Venusfest in Newark Celebrated Women in Art

Last Saturday night, while some people paid $100 to watch two old men beat each other up, we paid $5...

 
 
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Newsy Jersey

Wheaton Arts Center’s Museum of American Glass

Wheaton Arts Center’s Museum of American Glass

When you’re in the glass business like Ed is, you’ve got the inside scoop on New Jersey’s rich glass-making history.  The rest of us have to go...

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YDKJ Cares: ALS Association Greater New York Chapter – Charity of the Month

YDKJ Cares: ALS Association Greater New York Chapter – Charity of the Month

A wonderful family who is close to all of us at YDKJ is struggling to come to terms with a family member’s...

 
 
2nd Annual Official Pork Roll Festival, May 23rd – Interview With Organizer Scott Miller

2nd Annual Official Pork Roll Festival, May 23rd – Interview With Organizer Scott Miller

There are a lot of great ways to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. Saturday May 23rd in Trenton is perhaps...

 
 
Thomas Edison National Historic Park, West Orange

Thomas Edison National Historic Park, West Orange

Thomas Edison is proof that you don’t have to be a New Jersey native to be an honored New Jersey...

 
 
Get Free Tree Seedlings for Arbor Day – The New Jersey Tree Recovery Program

Get Free Tree Seedlings for Arbor Day – The New Jersey Tree Recovery Program

Celebrate Arbor Day today by planting some free trees!  Actually, you don’t even have to get your...

 
 
A Visit to DeKorte Park Inside the Meadowlands Environment Center

A Visit to DeKorte Park Inside the Meadowlands Environment Center

Happy Earth Day!

 
 
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Photography

Signs of New Jersey

Signs of New Jersey

Dundee Dam along the Passaic River. Garfield.

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Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens is a non-profit living museum open to the public. Thousands of iris...

 
 
Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

At the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con you will find fans dressed up in all kinds of elaborate costumes...

 
 
Seaside Caves Kickoff Spring Tour at The Watermark in Asbury Park – Video/Photo Gallery

Seaside Caves Kickoff Spring Tour at The Watermark in Asbury Park – Video/Photo Gallery

Asbury Park band Seaside Caves kicked off their Spring tour last night and the atmospheric band just...

 
 
Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise in Branch Brook Park – Photo Gallery

Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise in Branch Brook Park – Photo Gallery

Every year we like to head to Branch Brook Park while the famous cherry blossoms are in full bloom. We...

 
 
Flemington DIY Hosts Impressive LGBTQ Music Showcase

Flemington DIY Hosts Impressive LGBTQ Music Showcase

We were treated to a beautiful evening of music last night in Flemington. Hosted by Flemington DIY,...

 
 
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Shore To Please

A Visit to DeKorte Park Inside the Meadowlands Environment Center

A Visit to DeKorte Park Inside the Meadowlands Environment Center

Happy Earth Day!

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30th All-Women Lifeguard Tournament at Sandy Hook – Part II – Interviews & Results

30th All-Women Lifeguard Tournament at Sandy Hook – Part II – Interviews & Results

Check out Part I for a HUGE Photo Gallery The All-Women Lifeguard Tournament takes place at Sandy Hook...

 
 
30th All-Women Lifeguard Tournament at Sandy Hook – Part I – Photo Gallery

30th All-Women Lifeguard Tournament at Sandy Hook – Part I – Photo Gallery

The Jersey Shore has many different faces and personalities. Here is one of them, from a beach that doesn’t...

 
 
Cape May Named One of the Top U.S. Honeymoon Destinations

Cape May Named One of the Top U.S. Honeymoon Destinations

One of New Jersey’s crown jewel cities, Cape May, made the top one hundred list of honeymoon spots...

 
 
2014 Top Ten Beaches Announced by the NJ Sea Grant Consortium

2014 Top Ten Beaches Announced by the NJ Sea Grant Consortium

The votes have been counted and the results are in! Ocean City ran away with the wins this year.  Not...

 
 
Lucy the Elephant – Margate Landmark Ready for Memorial Day – Photo Gallery

Lucy the Elephant – Margate Landmark Ready for Memorial Day – Photo Gallery

We had a chance to visit Lucy the Elephant in Margate this past weekend and she told us that she is definitely...

 
 
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Videos

Tuckerton’s Everymen – Video Premiere for Their Latest Single, ‘NJHC’

Tuckerton’s Everymen – Video Premiere for Their Latest Single, ‘NJHC’

You should be hearing about this Jersey-wide premiere of The Everymen‘s new video for ‘NJHC’ far and wide today.  It’s being released on...

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The YDKJ Cats Predict the NFL Champions – Video

The YDKJ Cats Predict the NFL Champions – Video

It’s all decided.  See who will win today by watching our latest video. YouTube Direkt

 
 
2014 Walker Stalker Con – Interviews with Eugene Clark & Big Purple Glasses & Photo Gallery

2014 Walker Stalker Con – Interviews with Eugene Clark & Big Purple Glasses & Photo Gallery

The 2014 Walker Stalker Con was held last week at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. While it centers...

 
 
The 2014 Clark Griswold Award for Excessive Halloween Decorating Once Again Goes To…

The 2014 Clark Griswold Award for Excessive Halloween Decorating Once Again Goes To…

After checking out many other houses in New Jersey with elaborate Halloween decorations, I can honestly...

 
 
1H8U Clothing Interview – Chiller Theatre Fall 2014

1H8U Clothing Interview – Chiller Theatre Fall 2014

When we were at Chiller Theatre we ran into a New Jersey based clothing company. Check out our interview...

 
 
Dentist in Clifton Loves Halloween Almost as Much as We Do!

Dentist in Clifton Loves Halloween Almost as Much as We Do!

It isn’t Halloween season without a visit to the dentist’s house in Clifton. Dr. Wayne Gangi...

 
 
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Tierney’s Tavern 2nd Annual Music Festival is May 30th

Last May the party of the year in Montclair was the inaugural Tierney’s Tavern Music Festival to celebrate the iconic establishment’s 80th year. 3 stages, including one outside, featuring awesome local bands, food and beer trucks, a dunk tank, activities for the kids. It was the place to be. We were there and had an awesome time. […]

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Signs of New Jersey

Dundee Dam along the Passaic River. Garfield.

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Presby Memorial Iris Gardens – Photo Gallery

The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens is a non-profit living museum open to the public. Thousands of iris varieties are on display on 6.5 acres of land located at 474 Upper Mountain Avenue in Montclair, New Jersey. Here is a photo gallery of the flower display this year:

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Wheaton Arts Center’s Museum of American Glass

When you’re in the glass business like Ed is, you’ve got the inside scoop on New Jersey’s rich glass-making history.  The rest of us have to go to Millville and visit the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center’s gorgeous Glass Museum to learn all about it. The sand off the coast of southern New Jersey made […]

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Things to do in Jersey – May 22 23 24 2015

A selection of events taking place in the Garden State this weekend. Events at the Jersey Shore Unlocking of the Ocean and Business Persons Plunge – Ocean City May 22 2015 – Participants dress in business suits, carry brief cases and march into the ocean to the strains of Pomp and Circumstance to welcome […]

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Sussex County Miners: Take Me Out to the Ball Game

There’s a new minor league baseball team in New Jersey! Baseball finally returns to the area thanks to the Sussex County Miners. They have their home opener against the New Jersey Jackals on Monday May 25th. We will be there cheering them on. Will you? Tickets available here. They’ll be playing the New Jersey Jackals and […]

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YDKJ Cares: ALS Association Greater New York Chapter – Charity of the Month

A wonderful family who is close to all of us at YDKJ is struggling to come to terms with a family member’s ALS diagnosis.  We’re taking action by donating money to their team which benefits the Greater New York Chapter of the ALS Association. There are three ALS fundraising walks in New Jersey this month. […]

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Cosplay & Costume Gallery – Wizard World Philadelphia

At the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con you will find fans dressed up in all kinds of elaborate costumes in a spectacular display of cosplay. Check out our gallery:

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YDKJ Premiere: ‘Distance’ from Red Bank’s Corrina, Corrina Off Upcoming EP

YDKJ is stoked to premiere the brand spanking new song “Distance” from Red Band punk outfit Corrina, Corrina. The youthful quartet won “Top Young Band (Under 21)” at last year’s Asbury Park Music Awards and this tune shows that the prize was well deserved. The members just finished up their freshman year of college but you […]

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TV Review – Wayward Pines

Wayward Pines is a new television show from M. Night Shyamalan based on books by Blake Crouch. Shyamalan, directs of the first episode “Where Paradise is Home” and cites ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’ as the show’s inspiration. I had a chance to see the pilot episode at the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con followed […]

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Game Night in New Jersey – JerseyOpoly

Want to play a Monopoly-style game while celebrating the entire state of New Jersey rather than just Atlantic City? Jersey-opoly is the game for you!

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Things to do in Jersey – May 15 16 17 2015

A selection of events taking place in the Garden State this weekend. Atlantic City Boardwalk Con Location: Atlantic City Convention Center 1 Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401 www.accenter.com 609-449-2000 Show Hours: Thu 7pm – 2am Cosplay Ballroom Party Fri 10am – 7pm Show Floor & Cosplay Ballroom 8pm – 2am Cosplay Ballroom Party Sat […]

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