Friday, November 30, 2012
New restaurant specializes in the ultimate comfort food – macaroni and cheese – with a twist.
Halsey Street in Newark has made way for Elbow Room, a restaurant that got its start in comfort food concoctions right across the Hudson River, thanks to New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and former Giant Michael Strahan. Elbow Room, located at 41 Halsey Street, is close to downtown attractions, such as train stations, NJPAC and the Prudential Center. The casual corner joint, near Bleeker Street, recreates down-home macaroni and cheese using kicked-up flavors, like fiery buffalo chicken macaroni with Black River blue cheese and Frank's hot sauce, and heart-stopping poutine mac with short rib gravy, Yukon french fries and fresh cheese curds. Restaurateur Joel Bolden celebrated Tuesday the grand opening of Elbow Room's second …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Area residents are rooting for their favorite team to win Sunday's game and be bound for Super Bowl greatness.
Sunday's NFC Championship Game pits the New York Giants against the San Francisco 49ers in San Francisco and Giants fans are expecting Big Blue to come home with a win. "I think the Giants have a great chance," said Kevin Taylor who manages special needs programs in Summit. "I wasn't always sure about it but now that they're here, I'm rooting for them all the way. So, go Giants!" Plainfield Police Officer William Guy says it's the Giants' defense that will secure the championship victory. He watches every game with his fellow officers. "Hopefully we blow 'em out, hopefully," Guy said. "But I'll take a win any way I can get it." Mike Allocco, owner of Special Tees in New Providence, predicts the Giants will win 23-17 against the 49ers and …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Patrons at local taverns spent Sunday afternoon watching the NY Giants take on the Atlanta Falcons.
Locals gathered to watch the post-season Giants/Falcons game Jan. 8. The Giants dominated Atlanta throughout the game, pulling off a 24-2 victory over the Falcons. The Giants will take on the Green Bay Packers next Sunday as the playoffs continue.