CommunityHistoryMilitaryTourism Morris County Memorializes Civil War Soldiers

Morris County Memorializes Civil War Soldiers

“Brother Against Brother” Shares History & Stories of Local Soldiers Morris County today unveiled the newest addition to its online Morris County’s Veterans Compendium: “Brother Against Brother: The Civil War,” on the 163rd anniversary of the Battle of Fort Sumter in 1861 and the official start of the devastating four-year conflict. Published by the Morris County…

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Great OutdoorsHistory April 20 and 21, 2024 Spring Encampment at Jockey Hollow

April 20 and 21, 2024 Spring Encampment at Jockey Hollow

Morristown, N.J. – On Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, re-enactors from across the northeast will arrive at Jockey Hollow for Morristown National Historical Park’s Spring Encampment. The special event focuses on the lives of soldiers and civilians during the Revolutionary War. It’s an event full of activities for the whole family. Highlights for the…

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CommunityEconomic Development 2024 Morris County Budget Adopted

2024 Morris County Budget Adopted

Prudent Planning and 8.8% Ratable Growth Offsets Costs The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted a 2024 Budget tonight, with no increase in the tax rate as funding expanded for public safety, infrastructure, human services, education and training and economic development.   View the Budget Presentation “Strong ratable growth and prudent financial planning…

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DiningTourism Table for 1 - Restaurants Accommodating Solo Dining Trend

Table for 1 – Restaurants Accommodating Solo Dining Trend

Long considered the ultimate social no-no, dining alone at a restaurant is losing its stigma. According to online reservation platform OpenTable, between 2022 and 2023 single-person reservations increased by 4%, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing dining segments in the U.S. Whether for business or pleasure, solo dining is something restaurant consumers – particularly…

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BusinessEconomic Development How Morristown’s HQ Plaza will engage visitors with public-facing spaces

How Morristown’s HQ Plaza Will Engage Visitors With Public Facing Spaces

The renovation of Morristown’s landmark Headquarters Plaza will look to energize the sprawling concourse that connects three office towers, a Hyatt Regency hotel and a host of retailers and restaurants under the roof of the 1 million-square-foot complex. Not to be overlooked is the idea that the refreshed property will also engage the community in…

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