Monday, January 28, 2013
Inaugural Big Brew Beer Festival to feature more than 165 craft beers.
Allison Kohler is no fool. The second generation owner and proprietor of JMKShows and Events--which, among other events organizes the twice-annual National Guard Armory Antiques Show in Morris Township—sees the writing on the wall. Craft beer is where it's at. So, it only made sense to organize her first craft beer festival, The Big Brew Beer Festival, Feb. 16 at the Armory. The day's festivities begin with a special "VIP Hour" at 3:30 p.m. and opens to the general public at 4:30 p.m. At least 165 different craft beers will be available for tasting. These will range from the rising familiar (Allagash, Smuttynose and Yards), to the local (Cricket Hill of Fairfield, Flying Fish of Cherry Hill and River Horse of Lambertville) to those waiting…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Alleged victim said Berkeley Heights resident had been harassing women at Grasshopper off the Green on Sunday.
A Berkeley Heights man claimed self-defense when police say he hit another man in the head with a beer bottle at a Morris Street bar Sunday. Peter Meluso, 26, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. According to a report filed by Officer Jesse Dickerson, a patron at Grasshopper off the Green said he had been in a verbal altercation with Meluso, whom he claimed was harassing female patrons. The alleged victim said Meluso then picked up a 12-ounce beer bottle and hit him on the side of his head, according to the report. The alleged victim told Dickerson Meluso then attempted to leave the bar, but was stopped by …
Friday, May 18, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Morristown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Apparently, deciding to pick a fight while drinking beer on the Green is what Washingtons do. So says one of them, according to a police report. That, according to a police report describing an incident at 11:33 p.m. on May 12, which resulted in the arrest of Robert Washington, 33, of Washington Street. He was charged with disorderly conduct, drinking in public and littering. Officer Jesse Dickerson responded to an active fight on the Green, where he met with Washington, who told the officer he had been sitting on a bench drinking a beer when he decided he wanted to fight another man sitting near him, according to the report. Washington then began waving his arms and yelling at officers on the scene that he was "a Washington" and "that's …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Event held every Wednesday at The Side Bar.
Beer and brains reigned Wednesday night at The Side Bar, which hosts a pair of Trivia Night events every week, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. A number of locals came out to enjoy some bruise and try their hand at the questions. But, in the end, there could be only one.