Author Archives: Mark and Mark

Higbee Beach’s Ghostly Grave

Weird NJ reader J.C. McAllister tipped us off a little-known local legend that emanates from the southernmost reaches of New Jersey, Cape May. J.C. writes: About 40 years or so ago, before the Cape May/Lewes, Delaware, ferry started operating at … Continue reading

Deadly Tale of Henry Hudson Springs

In early September 1609 Henry Hudson began his exploration of the river that would one day bear his name. Before he ascended the estuary though, Hudson stopped at a small freshwater spring in what is now Atlantic Highlands to collect … Continue reading

Santa’s New Jersey Roots

While the image of the  jolly old elf we’ve all come to know as Santa Claus may live at the North Pole, the father of this version of Father Christmas once lived right here in New Jersey. The character of … Continue reading

Weird NJ Gift Card

This year give the gift of weirdness with a Weird NJ Gift Card in the amount of your choice. Do you have a friend, co-worker or family member that’s a little…weird? Well, we have the perfect gift for that hard … Continue reading

2023 Subscriptions Available NOW!

Subscribe to your favorite magazine for 2023! That’s right, Weird NJ issues #60 and #61 can be delivered right to your door in May and October of 2023. (Current and recent issues can be purchased HERE.) Weird NJ Magazine: Your Travel Guide to New Jersey’s … Continue reading

A Christmas Vacation Engagement

A little bit of that old Christmas magic, courtesy of Weird NJ and the Harbaugh family, the Griswolds of New Jersey… Greetings Weird NJ! I just read your article about the Griswolds of New Jersey. I am happy to say … Continue reading