Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Event planned for Friday to Sunday at Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza.
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- Kim Tran
Wednesday, May 15
Shopping can often be a weakness but there's a good excuse to open wallets and pocketbooks coming soon. A shopping event called "Market in May" will benefit the Women's Heart Program at Morristown Medical Center. Designers and vendors from Mansion In May will offer household furnishings, gifts and fashion accessories at insider prices as part of the first "Market in May" sponsored by the Women's Association of Morristown Medical Center. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza, Featured items for sale include furniture, rugs, lamps, art, antiques, pottery, unique gifts and jewelry, and select men's and women's apparel. “The original …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Which is fastest: bikes, cars or mass transit?
As bicycles and vehicles learn to share the road together, one Morristown business is looking to put them to the ultimate test. Marty’s Reliable Cycle and TransOptions have set the third annual Alternative Commuter Challenge for May 23. Bikes will challenge cars and mass transit in this race where there are no losers, and this year members of the public can join in. The modes of transportation include: In 2011, Vance won through the NJ Transit and his Dahon-brand folding bicycle and in 2012, No. 1 was plug-in hybrid Toyota Prius from Toyota of Morristown The event kicks off at Drip Coffee at 34 Main St., Madison. Here's a look at how the day will go: The commuter challenge is being organized by Marty’s Reliable Cycle and TransOptions to …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Friday night is the kick off of the beer club and patio with the first tapping of NJ's River Horses' Summer Blonde beer.
The rainy weather isn't going to keep spirits down at Hyatt Morristown. On Wednesday, they launched the Hyatt Morristown’s Neighborhood Beer Club. The concept for the Neighborhood Beer Club is centered on building a sense of community and offering a variety of local beers for its patrons. In addition to offering a new variety of craft, local and artisan beers, Hyatt Morristown wanted to build a connection between the hotel and the neighborhood it resides in. The club is a complimentary loyalty membership program, where guests can register their email address and receive discounts, promotional offers, and invitations to beer talks with brewers and help select new offerings for the future. “This interaction will allow us to talk about our …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Public invited to series of presentations during Morristown Moving Forward week.
A walkable Morristown, land use and open space preservation were among the topics discussed Monday as residents and officials craft a vision for the future of Morristown. Morristown Moving Forward charrette week kicked off at the Hyatt HQ Plaza to collect input for the town's Master Plan project, with the public invited to a series of presentations through Thursday. Circulation Mobility “Everyone wants a walkable and bikeable Morristown,” said Daniel Hernandez, Morristown director of planning. “No one likes the traffic congestion that happens at certain hours of the day, except some of the retailers. We don’t like the idling and the long traffic lights.” He added that officials will be looking at the corridors in and out of Morristown. “…
Some issues residents brought up included preserving neighborhoods, car congestion, walkability and more.
The Morristown Moving Forward charrette week kicked off with a presentation and interactive community forum Monday night at the Hyatt HQ Plaza to collect public input for the town's Master Plan project. Morristown Town Director of Planning Daniel Hernandez led the presentation discussing everything from traffic congestion and open space to quality of life and preserving neighborhoods. “The Master Plan ... it’s an immediate plan as well as a long-term vision for Morristown,” said Hernandez. “These opportunities to create a master plan are only every 6-10 years for New Jersey municipalities ... People have a desire for growth but they want to also preserve their neighborhoods. It’s a balance and sometimes it creates tension, but also can…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Public presentation was held Wednesday at Hyatt Morristown.
Morristown government is moving forward. And, it hopes the public comes along for the ride. The town kicked off its "Morristown Moving Forward" initiative Wednesday night with a public presentation at the Hyatt Morristown. There, professionals offered insight into the once-a-decade Master Plan process and opportunity for members of the public to have input into the process. Daniel Hernandez, a professional planner with Jonathan Rose Companies, outlined for those in attendance the purpose of a Master Plan, which by New Jersey law must be updated every 10 years. The last Master Plan for Morristown was completed in 2003, with the next expected to be ready by June. "When a Master Plan process is going on and on and on, people lose interest," …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Public can stop by Hyatt Morristown anytime between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Jan. 23.
Sunday, January 20
Concerned about the future of Morristown? Just a little curious? Officials want to see and hear from you. The Morristown Master Plan Open House meeting is set for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hyatt Morristown. Interested parties can stop in at any time. The meeting will serve as the official launch of "Morristown Moving Forward, a Planning Division campaign to create a new Land Use and Circulation Plan--a cornerstone of the Town's Master Plan," according to a press release. "When complete, the Plan will address traffic congestion, promote pedestrian and bicycle friendly streets, ensure sustainable growth patterns, preserve our rich heritage, and lay the foundation for healthy neighborhoods." The meeting is free and open to the …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The non-denominational church is combining the Bible's teachings with modern music during services.
At the 11:30 a.m. service on Sunday, rather than reading hymnals, the congregation of Liquid Church was singing along to a bluesy song about heartbreak, scorn and regret. This is the new norm for the nondenominational Christian church, which meets Sundays at Hyatt Morristown. The "Pop God" series combines popular music with themes in the bible in search of similar messages. On Sunday, the featured song, performed live by the church band, was "Rolling in the Deep," by Adele. Following the performance of the song, a sermon by Lead Pastor Tim Lucas was televised at all three Liquid Church campuses–which also include Nutley and New Brunswick–comparing the Old Testament's Book of Hosea to the song. Accompanied by grandiose audio and visual …