Category: Features

Metuchen Restauranteur Comes Home

Not many people can fathom coming back to their hometown to open not one, but two restaurants – but that’s just what longtime Metuchen resident, Dan Slobodien has done with the grand opening of...

Fuce 5k 2016

The Fuce 5K is an event sponsored by the Fuccile Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the service and support of local families affected by tragedy. WHO YOU HAVE HELPED THIS YEAR Michael Haake...

Junebug Artfest MAIN St.

It’s like one giant ART party (or pARTy). No, not like – IT WAS! To say that this Junebug was well attended would be an understatement. I mean our town has two occasions when...

Metuchen Farmers Market

June 18 marked the opening day of our market’s 2016 Season! New vendors include Marafiki, selling coffee beans, tea, chocolate and other fair trade items. Also joining this year are 2 Chicks with Chocolate...

Junebug Artfest: Music

A big part of a Junebug Artfest day are the performances by musicians, dancers, singers and other performing arts. The second Saturday of Junebug 2016 sure didn’t disappoint. The middle school guitar club performed...

Junebug ArtFest 2016 Sculpture

Each year the Artfest invites an artist to create the sculpture, iconic to the year, the unveiling if which signals the official start to the month-longevent. The 2016 8-foot wooden sculpture is filled with...

Cruise Night – June 2016

We bring you night photos of June 2016 edition of Cruise Nights. via Metuchen Chamber – Motors are running, oldies are playing and families are enjoying both. Cruise Nights offer the opportunity for a...

Junebug Week #2

Here’s what we saw last Friday – Junebug Night #2. One of the highlight in this year’s Junebug is the window gallery competition. Businesses host a series of storefront window displays that showcase established...

2015 Ryan Patterson Memorial Meet

Ryan Patterson believed that every child should be provided the opportunity to sparkle. She helped so many children realize their gifts and share them with the world. Ryan believed that gestures both large and...

3rd Annual Brainy Borough Chili Challenge

The Chili Challenge is one of Metuchen’s popular scholarship fundraiser. Sampling more than a dozen different local chilis and voting for their favorites. Prizes awarded for “People’s Choice” and “Judge’s Choice.” Proceeds benefit the...

Family Reading Night 2014

It’s back! This year’s theme of Hometown Heroes provided once again, Live music, crafts, face painting, a professional photographer, refreshments and book swapping. Family Reading Night on Friday, October 24, lit up the Campbell...

Pride of Metuchen Marching Band and Color Guard 2014

The Pride of Metuchen Marching Band and Color Guard performing their 2014 program Desert Winds on October 25, 2014 at the recently concluded US Bands State Championships in Rutgers University’s Highpoint Solutions Stadium. For...