March 2017: Best Bars

Cocktails, beer, food and fun. We’ve found 45 watering holes around the state with the right recipe for stirring together all those ingredients.

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Best Bars

Best Bars: North Jersey

These North Jersey bars boast great atmospheres, cool cocktails and plenty of personality. They’re worth a visit.

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Best Bars: Central Jersey

These Central Jersey bars have plenty of cocktails, beer, food and fun to go around.

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Best Bars: South Jersey

At these South Jersey bars, you’ll find plenty to do (and to drink).

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3 Iconic Irish Pubs Where You Can Raise a Pint

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, consider raising a pint of Harp or creamy Guinness at an authentic Irish pub. Here are three of Jersey’s most iconic emeralds of the auld sod.

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Eat & Drink

A Fiesta For All Seasons: Barrio Costero

A talented team take Mexican traditions on a rollercoaster ride of scintillating flavors in food and drink.

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Talking Cuisines and Cultures with Fabio Parasecoli

The noted scholar Fabio Parasecoli reflects on his Roman roots, his travels and on Italian-American cooking.

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Coffee’s New Shake-Up

The rise of coffee connoisseurship has led to a new breed of sophisticated coffee cocktails.

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Fine Dining in a Fine Setting: Terrace Lounge at The Manor

The Manor in West Orange is a leader in high-end weddings, but its lesser known dining room, the Terrace Lounge, turns back the clock in a worthy way.

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What’s Up? Docks! Dock’s Oyster House

After a multi-million dollar renovation, Dock’s Oyster House in AC reopened last year. The 105-year-old seafood establishment is still going strong.

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Quick Bite: Taphouse 15

Taphouse 15 is a spacious gastropub bedecked in wood, tile and stone for a rustic yet modern look.

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Features

Lakewood: A City on Edge

Emotions run high in booming Lakewood, where Orthodox Jews dominate local politics but their minority neighbors want a voice, too.

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Burning Questions

Can the state GOP find a gubernatorial candidate to rise from Chris Christie’s ashes?

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It’s In The Bag

A former pharma exec’s invention aims to take the mess out of winemaking.

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Home & Garden

Glorious Gardens

A lifelong gardener plants a lush landscape more than 10 years in the making, eventually creating a place everyone–even a few pet cows–can enjoy.

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Tips For Healthy Trees

Spring is the ideal time to show your trees a little TLC.

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Garden Variety

The Mania Continues

Beatlemania lives on when The Fest for Beatles Fans returns to the Garden State on March 3 to 5.

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New Novel Offers Grim Outlook, Hopeful View

Author Lauren Grodstein’s new novel tells the story of a mother with terminal cancer who writes a book of memories for the son she’ll leave behind.

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Happy Birthday to Jersey’s President, Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland was born in a modest, wood-framed house in Caldwell 180 years ago this month. Today, that house is a state historic site.

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Only in New Jersey with Steve Adubato

Standing For Sanctuary

Mayors vow to defy Trump, protect immigrants.

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Style & Shopping

At City Workshop Men’s Supply Co., It’s Back to Basics

West Orange couple sells must-have jeans, flannel shirts and boots.

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Cocktail Hour

Shake up entertaining at home with these handy and handsome accoutrements for a well-stocked bar.

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For The Love of Green

Why not let green enjoy the sunshine?

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Exit Ramp

Come Crawl With Me: Exploring Hoboken’s Bar Scene

Downtown Hoboken is known for its vibrant bar scene. Our reporter learns why.

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