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Old 07-06-2008, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Central NJ
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I loved going through all the posts.

These are my picks:

Westfield, Cranford, Clark, Berkeley Heights, Summit- Union County
Cedar Grove and Montclair (Newark for Port/Spanish restaurants only)- Essex
Metuchen- Middlesex
Keyport, Middletown and Belmar, Red Bank and Shrewsbury- Monmouth
Cape May
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Old 07-06-2008, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Central NJ
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Question hmmm?

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Originally Posted by JackedInPrinceton View Post
I happen to like Flemington,Princeton, and Elizabeth... all great places to hang out!
Really? Elizabeth?
I am very familiar with Elizabeth. It's not as bad as people say, but I would also NEVER put it in this thread.
I respect your opinion but am a bit confused.

Why did you choose this one?
I do have to say, alot of culture.
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Old 07-06-2008, 01:38 PM
 
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My personal favorite places:

Westfield
Princeton
Metuchen
Colonia
Holmdel
Marlboro
Colts Neck
Spring Lake
Manalapan
Brick
Wildwood Crest
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Old 07-06-2008, 05:26 PM
 
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Originally Posted by JerseyLover21 View Post
My personal favorite places:

Westfield
Princeton
Metuchen
Colonia
Holmdel
Marlboro
Colts Neck
Spring Lake
Manalapan
Brick
Wildwood Crest
Good list and I agree with all but would like to add............
Millburn/ShortHills
Summit
Chatum
Essex Fells
Rumson/FairHaven
Maplewood
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Old 07-29-2008, 12:35 PM
 
Location: I live in Hasbrouck Heights
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Default Southern Monmouth

Any home magazine will say that Southern Monmouth County is one of the best places to live in the United States, very great schools, low crime, low taxes, beach, great neighborhood and small town feeling. Good Towns: Manasquan Sea Girt Spring Lake Spring Lake Heights(cheaper than spring lake) Wall Brick Point Pleasant Pointy Pleasant Beach Belmar Howell Fair Have Tinton Falls Shrewsbury Rumson Monmouth Beach Sea Bright Deal Avon-By-The-Sea CHatham, Ridgewood, Short Hills, Bernardsville, Millburn Stay away from Asbury Park, Neptune, Red Bank, Keansburg, Keyport, Hazlet, Long Branch, Freehold, and Lakewood
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Old 07-29-2008, 12:38 PM
 
Location: I live in Hasbrouck Heights
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Default Hasbrouck Heights

Try Hasbrouck Heights in Bergen County! Madison Avenue is the nicest street! Commuting Distance to NYC! 10 minutes or less by car, 15 minutes by bus, close to trains, subway, and ferries! Great schools, Lincoln Elementary School won governor's award of excellence! Great sports, and close community feeling!
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Old 07-29-2008, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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Frelinghuysen Twp. Warren County NJ! My taxes just went down : )))))
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Old 07-29-2008, 01:02 PM
 
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Really? Elizabeth?
I am very familiar with Elizabeth. It's not as bad as people say, but I would also NEVER put it in this thread.
I respect your opinion but am a bit confused.

Why did you choose this one?
I do have to say, alot of culture.
I love when people say, "Elizabeth's really not that bad."

Okay, as compared to what ... Bronx, Camden, Newark.

Well, if you're setting your sights that low, then, no, I guess it really isn't that bad.
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Old 07-29-2008, 02:27 PM
 
Location: North Bergen,NJ
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Elizabeth defenitly does have shady areas, I put it in the same realm as Jersey City. Where its bad and has tons of crime but has some redeeming areas . Also the Bronx really kinda fits in there too cause it does have some real nice areas too, if you avoid the south and western areas . As for Newark and Camden they need a lot more help.
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Old 07-29-2008, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Oneida, TN
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I see many people said Westfeild which is very nice, but I didn't see Cranford. I really like watchung and Chatsworth
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