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: …
Here's a look at some of the travel options if you plan to head from Cranford to the big city for New Year's Eve.
If you're not afraid of a little cold weather (say, somewhere in the low 30s) and you're thinking about taking the train into New York for your New Year's Eve party, then New Jersey Transit and PATH trains are there to get you out of New Jersey, and back to Cranford when all your partying is finished in those small hours of Tuesday morning. Of course, you can always stay local and catch a cab home. Just remember, state law enforcement officials have made it known that their eyes will be peeled for people who are driving under the influence. “Plan to go out with a designated driver or take mass transit or a taxi," Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky said in a statement on the agency's website. "If you can, …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Food columnist Kristin Haverhill tells you what to eat on New Year's Day.
The old southern adage says, "Peas for pennies, greens for dollars, and cornbread for gold… Eat poor on New Year's, and eat fat the rest of the year!" When I moved to Georgia about six years ago, there were a few southern folkways that I really had to acclimate to. Some were good--people asking how you are and how your day is going, courteous drivers, and people trying to feed you every time you go over to their house. Some were confusing--groom's cakes, fried green tomatoes, the crowds of teenagers sitting in the Walmart parking lot. And some were just plain scary--"Wow, you really are going to put four cups of sugar in that sweet tea and drink it for breakfast! OK." Yet, on my third year here in Georgia I was invited to a friend's …
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 …