Roxys Best Of Community Posts

Roxy and a team of local bloggers share the best kid stuff, restaurants, food and wine, shopping, home and personal services, art, culture, and local community events… starting in New Jersey, expanded to San Francisco, Laguna Beach, Austin TX, Hartford CT and coming soon to a town near you!

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Heirloom Tomato Dinner at Due Terre Enoteca in Bernardsville NJ Next Thursday, August 26th

By: Roxy on 08/20/10 @ 6:11 pm

Thursday, August 26th, 2010
Heirloom Tomato Dinner
Due Terre Enoteca in Bernardsville, NJ
Late August brings tomatoes at their highest peak, but for the first time in the fifteen years we’ve been together, Rex has not had a successful heirloom tomato garden.  We planted a bunch of heirloom tomato plants in May, but didn’t give them our full attention during [...]

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Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum and Buttolph-Williams House Celebrate Statewide Connecticut Open House Day June 13

By: moomette on 04/29/09 @ 7:43 pm

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield, Connecticut announced plans to participate in the Fifth Annual Connecticut Open House Day — a unified celebration of the state’s fascinating world of art, history, film and tourism — on June 13, 2009.

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Wishing London a Happy 8th Birthday at The Bernards Inn in Bernardsville, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/30/09 @ 12:17 pm

As my loyal readers know, we’ve got a big celebration weekend planned for London’s 8th birthday.  It started at home last night with Rex’s famous rack of lamb from Louie at the Chester Meat Market, followed by a chocolate layer cake from Cocoluxe in Peapack-Gladstone.  The festivities continue with dinner tonight at the Bernards Inn in Bernardsville, New [...]

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Essex Ed Parade ~ Celebrate Groundhog Day with Connecticut’s Own~

By: moomette on 01/4/09 @ 4:23 pm

The charming village of Essex has celebrated Groundhog Day by hosting a parade with the center of attraction being Essex Ed, an almost 8-foot tall, 200 pound foam and fiberglass character known for his infamous weather predictions!

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Opah Grill Restaurant in Gladstone, NJ Has Closed

By: Roxy on 12/30/08 @ 11:55 am

Rex, London, Maddie and I were out and about last night at a friends’ holiday open house.  Our group got to talking about Pierre’s in Harding Township, one of our favorite restaurants that is closing after their last hurrah on New Year’s Eve.  A neighbor added that Opah Grill in Gladstone, NJ, has also closed, [...]

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The North Pole Express at the Essex Steam Train and Santa Special

By: moomette on 12/20/08 @ 3:07 pm

Yea, we finally have snow on the ground for the holidays!  Last night parts of Connecticut received almost one foot of snow.  It’s always nice to have some on the ground to get everyone in the holiday mood.
Many children will be on school break until after the New Year.  If you’re looking for a great [...]

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Looking Forward to Sharing Austin

By: search4beauty on 12/5/08 @ 10:18 pm

I am honored to be a part of Roxy’s Best Of, representing Austin.  I look forward to sharing information on events, food and more available in Austin, Texas.
 
If you don’t see it here yet; feel free to ask questions, I will do my best to respond.
 
 

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Blue Raccoon Annual Holiday Open House Tomorrow Night (Wednesday, November 19th) from 5 to 7pm in Lambertville, NJ

By: Roxy on 11/18/08 @ 2:18 pm

I was just flipping through my mail and found a postcard from one of our favorite shops – the Blue Raccoon in Lambertville, New Jersey — inviting our family to their annual open house from 5 to 7pm tomorrow night, Wednesday, November 19th.  Blue Raccoon’s Holiday Open House gives early bird holiday shoppers an opportunity to [...]

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If You Build It, They Will Come

By: Roxy on 11/12/08 @ 8:25 pm

Does everyone remember Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams? I need you all to conjure up that famous line, “If you build it, they will come” and stay with me for a while…there’s a special invitation for you at the end of this post, so feel free to skip ahead if you don’t have the [...]

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Hosting PostBoy and MathGirl’s Rehearsal Dinner at Il Palio in Shelton, Connecticut?

By: Roxy on 10/19/08 @ 4:55 pm

The wait is almost over.  Rex’s son, PostBoy, has been dating MathGirl since their senior year at Villanova in 2003, and our family really, really loves this girl.  London and Maddie adore her, and we have countless pictures of our girls with MathGirl at our beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey.  So many pictures, [...]

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Introducing Roxy’s Best Of… Shelton, Connecticut

By: Roxy on 10/19/08 @ 3:19 pm

As I’ve posted over on my Roxiticus Desperate Housewives blog, Rex’s son, PostBoy, is getting married in February to the lovely MathGirl.  The wedding will be in a church in Hamden, Connecticut, followed by a rehearsal dinner that Rex and I will be hosting in their honor.  We’re in the process of finding just the [...]

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Oysters Bingo at the Limestone Cafe in Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 08/12/08 @ 1:46 am

Since we first moved to the Roxiticus Valley in October 2003, Rex and I have often enjoyed a “business lunch” (just the two of us) at The Limestone Cafe in Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey. However, it’s only been in the past couple of years that we’ve started taking the girls there for dinner. It is Maddie’s [...]

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Dinner at Cafe Azzurro

By: Roxy on 08/12/08 @ 1:38 am

Rex and the girls and I came back from the beach a few Sunday nights ago, and Rex didn’t feel like cooking, so we enjoyed a delicious dinner at Cafe Azzurro in Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey.
Cafe Azzurro. Italian bistro. BYOB. Open 7 days a week for dinner from 5pm to 10pm, Monday-Friday for lunch from [...]

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Pierre’s Restaurant 14th Annual Seafood Dinner: July 16th or August 14th, 2008

By: Roxy on 06/25/08 @ 6:35 pm

Okay, readers, I know I deceived you once before about my availability to attend the Chef’s Table Dinner at Pierre’s on June 12th and then ditched you for a prior commitment to Movin’ Out at NJPAC….but this time, I’ve marked my calendar and I’m pulling together a table of ten or more for Pierre’s 14th [...]

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Historic Chester Business Association

By: Roxy on 06/24/08 @ 10:19 am

Rex and I took the girls out last night for dinner at the Publick House and picked up a copy of the 2008-2009 Historic Chester Business Association Shopping & Dining Guide for Chester, New Jersey. This helpful guide is available from many local Chester NJ merchants, and includes the all-important 2008 calendar of Historic Chester [...]

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Sammy’s Ye Olde Cider Mill

By: Roxy on 05/24/08 @ 12:33 am

Every couple of months, Rex & I will be in the mood for a steak, and we’ll round up some friends and/or take the girls to Sammy’s in Mendham NJ. It’s a funny place with no sign to announce itself, a white building on “old” Route 24 (353 Mendham Road West) in Mendham, near Westmont [...]

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Mother’s Day at The Bernards Inn in Bernardsville, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 05/6/08 @ 1:24 pm

Show Mom just how special she is by celebrating her day at the Bernards Inn on Sunday, May 11th. When you make your reservation, please don’t forget to mention that Roxiticus Desperate Housewives sent you!
The Bernards Inn will be offering a three-course, prix fixe, à la carte menu in the dining room from 12:30pm to [...]

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