Author Archives: Mark and Mark

Legends of Lakewood’s JL Tree

In the town of Lakewood, Ocean County, stands a tree which is famous in local lore known as the “JL Tree.” Its tragic tale tells of the violent death of a young local lad and the tree that has immortalized … Continue reading

Spring Comes Early in Weird NJ!

We don’t know about no stinking rodent groundhog, but the Jersey Devil has officially prognosticated that spring will be coming a little bit earlier this year in Weird NJ! Due to unprecedented demand, we no longer have enough stock of the current issue … Continue reading

Old School Ghouls of Georgian Court University

The campus of Georgian Court University in Lakewood is the former estate of George Jay Gould, son of railroad baron Jay Gould. There are not the only unusual historical stories told of the grand old estate turned college, but also a number of unexplainable, otherworldly phenomena that have been witnessed on the grounds of the campus. Continue reading

Light Dispelling Darkness

One of the most unique, and downright bizarre roadside attractions to be found in New Jersey is surprisingly not the work of some eccentric with too much spare time on his hands. It’s actually a federally funded work of public … Continue reading

NEW! The Weird NJ Gift Card!

Shopping for that weird someone but not sure what to give them? Give ‘em the Weird that THEY want! Give them the gift of choice with a Weird NJ Gift Card. Prepaid gift cards are available in a variety of dollar … Continue reading

Final Days to Get Weird For Christmas!

There are just a couple of days left to get that special weirdo on your holiday shopping list something in time for Christmas delivery. Find just what you’re looking for in the Weird NJ store: 2015 gift subscriptions, knit caps, T-shirts, … Continue reading