Author Archives: Mark and Mark

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

A Merry Weird NJ Christmas!

(Please note: The last day to place an order for Christmas delivery is Friday December 19th. To place your Weird NJ order please go to our shopping cart or visit our Amazon Store. Thanks for another wonderfully weird year!) Holiday … Continue reading

The Spanish Mansion and the Capone Connection

Located in the wood on the outskirts of Pinewald, near Cedar Creek, can be found the mysterious ruins of a hacienda-style dwelling that has come to be known in local lore as The Spanish Mansion, which has long been rumored to have once been owned by the gangster Al Capone. Continue reading

The Sandy Hook Sea Serpent

In the late nineteenth century the Shrewsbury (Navesink) River along the west coast of Sandy Hook was the location of one of many well-documented and unexplained sightings of mysterious sea creatures that plagued the waters of the North Atlantic. Continue reading

The Weirdest Halloween House In NJ

Want to get really weird this Halloween night? Go no further than to 102 Monroe Street in the Haskell section of Wanaque to see the Weird NJ creations of Kim-Marie Dakake. “I always do Halloween displays for my community,” says … Continue reading