Historic Jersey

On a walking tour of Hoboken, everyone’s got a story to share....
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New Jersey pays tribute to Frank....
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How a strong-willed mom, a few lucky breaks and some (shall we say) influential friends turned a skinny kid from Hoboken into an international legend....
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What Frank Sinatra song sends you the most? Vote in our bracket-style elimination competition, Sinatra Song Showdown!...
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Tis the season to enjoy these wondrous holiday events....
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Alexander Hamilton’s slayer died in disgrace. The latest insult: He never got a musical. ...
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Freeheld, starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, depicts Laurel Hester's fight to pass on her pension to partner Stacie Andree after being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer....
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On October 18, sophisticated gear heads can view 90 classic cars at at the inaugural Edison Concours d’Elegance, on the grounds of Thomas Edison's estate....
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Newark turns 350 years old in 2016 and a year-long celebration kicks off this weekend. Take our quiz to learn about Newark's history!...
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The lesser-known attractions of Jersey's Ivy League haven....
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Journey through time as you traverse the streets of these historic downtowns on these frightening (and enlightening) ghost tours....
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Once a year, volunteers in Mendham crank up the historic Ralston Cider Mill. The result: A sweet and tangy juice that’s worth the wait....
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The Blast That Rocked NJ

September 10, 2015

On September 12, 1940, the Hercules Powder Company Kenvil Works plant explosion killed 51 people....
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Comedy Central's popular Drunk History is back for another booze-infused season of historical reenactments, and the season three premiere just so happens to feature the greatest place on earth. ...
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As "Hamilton" explodes on Broadway, we explore some of the famous spots where the founding father once tread....
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Elizabeth has changed, but not the DiCosmo family, which has made Italian ices the old-fashioned way for 100 years. ...
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President Cleveland is hungry! Too bad his namesake service area has been out of service since Hurricane Sandy....
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Relics of the 1920s, single-masted A Cats still skim the waters of Barnegat Bay....
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An ace pitcher from Bloomfield nearly makes history for the Chicago Cubs....
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Think you know your local history? Take our quiz to find out. ...
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