Yearly Archives: 2019

Christmas Weirdness in Clifton

One of our favorite Christmas House designers is a Clifton dentist named Dr. Wayne Gangi. Dr. Gangi moved to his Clifton home in 1999. It took him a year to renovate it to make it suitable for an office. Once … Continue reading

The Painted Rock on Route 539

New Jersey’s Most Painted Rock I can’t remember exactly when I first saw the Painted Rock on Route 539. It was probably when my family and I started driving to Atlantic City instead of taking those terrible buses. Maybe twenty … Continue reading

2020 Subscriptions Available NOW!

Subscribe to your favorite magazine for 2020! That’s right, Weird NJ issues #54 and #55 can be delivered right to your door in May and October of 2020. (Current and recent issues can be purchased HERE.) We collect stories about New … Continue reading

Weird NJ State of Mind

Now you can let everyone know where your head is really at with the brand new Weird NJ Phrenology T-shirt! You don’t have to be a mind reader to know that this 100% cotton BELLA-CANVAS tee is a real head-turner. … Continue reading

Martians Attack NJ on Halloween Eve!

‘Twas the night before Halloween, mischief night, in 1938 that a young Orson Welles’ now infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds caused widespread panic. An adaptation of H. G. Wells’s 1898 novel, the program was presented live as an … Continue reading

Halloween in Weird NJ

Folks here in New Jersey sure do know how to get into the Halloween spirit, and often do so with elaborate seasonal displays. Here are just a few of our favorite properties, personalized for the holiday, from this year and Halloweens past… Continue reading

The Mount Holly Witch Trials

While most people are familiar with the story of the infamous witch trials that took place in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692 and 1693, less well known are the legends told in the Mount Holly, NJ area of women being tried … Continue reading