Krug’s Tavern Newark – Burgers and Shrimp

Krugs Tavern Newark - Mr Local History #1 pick

Krug’s Tavern Hits the Spot Down Neck Serving up great food and spirits with a friendly laid back attitude. Ready to take a step back in a time when life was simple and the neighborhood had a friendly active pulse. We’re heading to the Ironbound section of Newark, for a good ole fashioned neighborhood watering hole that’s also serving up some great food. Grab a chrome bar stool, stare at a Yankee repeat from the night before, and begin to hear and smell the meat sizzling on the flattop. Order a 12…

Mapping the Best Burgers in America

We're looking for the best burger pics in America

First – Start your journey with 30 seconds of what we call #burgerporn. Enjoy. (we did) Who doesn’t love a good burger. Ah yes, even the statement opens the door wide open for interpretation. How big, ketchup or not, steamed, fried, broiled, with lettuce and the debate goes on and on. But it isn’t just the quest for that perfect burger that had the American flare…I’ve come to learn that everyone has a burger story and a burger opinion. And I mean everyone (Go ahead , try to prove me…

1932 Krug’s Tavern – Wooden Collectible Honors Jersey’s BEST

Krug's Tavern Anniversary Wooden Keepsake

Krug’s Tavern, a shot and beer joint that’s survived thru WW2, the Riots, and gentrification, the four generations continue the family legacy with this legendary New Jersey tavern. Now Krug’s has reached its 90th anniversary and the non Profit Mr. Local History Project honors this monumental achievement introducing a new keepsake collectible of the tavern on wood to honor the 90 years serving New Jersey. 2022 – Krug’s Turns 90 – NJ’s Best Burger Stop Earns HonorsNow A Wooden Keepsake Souvenir Honors Krug’s History To honor the 90th anniversary of…

Krug’s Tavern 100 Burger Album Honors 90 years!

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2022 is the 90th anniversary of Krug’s Tavern. So what better way to kick off the Burger Album by starting with Krug’s Tavern in Newark. Submit your burger pic below. Krug’s Community Photo Album 70+ burgers and Going for #100krugsburgers . Have one to share? Submit below. 90th Anniversary Keepsake Souvenir Honors Krug’s Tavern Krug’s Community Photo Album: Over 100 of the BEST Burgers #100pluskrugsburgers. Have one to share? Submit below. Simply click on any image to start the burger slide show. Send Us that Burger Pic! #burgerporn

Top 15 Daytona 500 Destinations to Hit During Speedweeks

Traveling Daytona 500 and Daytona Beach, Florida - Mr. Local History #mrlocalhistory

Want to go to the #Daytona500 Speedweeks and feel like you know where to go? Here’s 20 years of experience all in one place where we’ve highlighted the top 15 Daytona spots to hit during Speedweeks. We’ve loaded THE BEST.

Deep Dive: Krug’s Tavern – Preserving Newark’s History

Newark's Krug's Tavern #1 burger celebrates history

The Mr. Local History Project (MLH) has been preserving and promoting Jersey local history since the non-profit was established in 2019. For this piece, we are on a mission to create the definitive online history of Krug’s Tavern, an Ironbound Newark landmark family institution. Krug’s Tavern, a shot and beer joint that’s survived thru WW2, the Riots, and gentrification, the four generations continue the family legacy with this legendary watering hole. Now Krug’s has reached its 90th anniversary, the non Profit Mr. Local History Project honors this monumental achievement will…

Peapack Ski Tow -Ski Areas We’ve Lost in New Jersey

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The Peapack Ski Tow was One of the First Ski Businesses in New Jersey At one time, New Jerseyans had their pick of a dozen or so smaller hills where beginners could get a feel for the sport and more experience skiers could sneak away for a few quick runs and still be home for dinner. Lift? who needs a lift when you have a ski tow. You know, the rope tied to a motor with a wooden dish to put between your legs to pull you up the hill…

Sandwich Inventions that Define New Jersey

Let the debate begin. DO NOT READ THIS STORY IF YOU'RE HUNGRY!!!!!! And don't forget to vote!!!!!! https://www.mrlocalhistory.org/jersey-sandwiches/ #jerseysandwich #jerseyfood #jerseyhistory #jerseyfoodie #sandwiches #bestsandwiches #taylorham #italianhotdog #sloppyjoe #tomotosandwich #subsandwich

While watching an old episode of Man vs. Food Nation, food critic and comedian Adam Richman showed some awesome sandwiches from Jersey. Adam got us thinking, what are the sandwiches that define New Jersey? We’ve reached out to the public for their advice and we’ve hit the road to find answers across the state. Jerseyans take their sandwiches seriously! Our Jersey Comfort Food Map – Grows Daily This is an interactive map. Open it in a new window and bookmark it on your phone. Zoom in to find your location…

Retrospective: Westfield’s Excellent Diner – A Lost (and Found) Jersey Treasure

Excellent Diner Westfield 1970s

Or maybe we need to say: Give everyone the Disneyland Paris Café des Cascadeurs (Stuntman’s) diner update? #disneylandparisdiner As with all Mr. Local History retrospectives, we often update the post when we learn stories and are sent photos from our internet community. We will continue to grow this piece as information becomes available. If you have a comment or photo, feel free to post at the bottom of this page or drop us a note. Mr. Local History Project Here’s a story about the birth, death, and resurrections of something that…

Jersey Comfort Food to Die For – Mapping The Best of the Best!

Jersey Food to Die For - Mr Local History Project

Here’s to a lifetime of living in Jersey. Here’s the map. It’s simple. It may not be the healthiest, but Fagettaboutit, it’s Jersey’s best comfort food. Great flavor with an attitude. I just love it. You will too! Post any pics if you have them.We’re big into #foodporn 🙂 The first round of the Jersey Comfort Food map started when I wanted to get an Italian hot dog. Where would I have to travel? Or if I’m traveling the state, how do I know where the BEST place in the…

Retrospective: Westfield’s Iconic Jolly Trolley

The infamous Jolly Trolley in Westfield New Jersey- Mr Local History Retrospective

This is a personal story and what I’m calling a web gift from the WHS class of 1980 to all those who loved the Jolly Trolley. I hope you continue to send in your stories and photos. As with all Mr. Local History retrospectives, we often update the post when we learn more and are sent photos from our community. We will continue to grow this piece as information becomes available. If you have a comment or photo, feel free to post at the bottom of this page or drop us…

Retrospective: The Acclaimed Kiwanis Community Fair in Basking Ridge

The 1993 Kiwanis Fair in Basking Ridge. Source: Courier News

As with all Mr. Local History retrospectives, we often update the post when we learn stories and are sent photos from our community. We will continue to grow this piece as information becomes available. The story is expanding as we learn more about the family. If you have a comment or photo, feel free to post at the bottom of this page. Mr. Local History Project What started back on Labor Day weekend back in 1949 will hold a place in many a local residents heart as one of the biggest…

Somerset Hills Bars and Restaurants of the Past

Somerset Hills Bars of the past - Mr Local History

Every town in the world has restaurants and brothels that come and go. There’s always reasons why they come and go, but what remains is the history and the memories of what used to be. The Somerset Hills has a great history or bars and restaurants that have come and gone. Some last the test of time, and others cave in to the change in attitude, trend, or a demographic shift. We’ll go back all the way to the pre-revolutionary war and see what you might know. We’re going to make…

Best Burger in New Jersey – Krugs Tavern Ranks

Krugs Tavern Newark - Mr Local History #1 pick

Krug’s Tavern Hits the Spot Down Neck UPDATE: 2022 – A NEW KEEPSAKE HONORS kRUG’S TAVERN Serving up great food and spirits with a friendly laid back attitude. Ready to take a step back in a time when life was simple and the neighborhood had a friendly active pulse. We’re heading to the Ironbound section of Newark, for a good ole fashioned neighborhood watering hole that’s also serving up some great food. Grab a chrome bar stool, stare at a Yankee repeat from the night before, and begin to hear…

T3 Consortium Gets a Frappr Award for Best Burger in America Mashup!

Frapper Award

How bout that! T3 Consortium gets the prestegious Platial & Frapper Honorable Mention Map Award in the food category. You can’t beat that…can you? Come share in the success and post your Best Burger in America Story. Read the story…watch the videos…and then post your story of the biggest, fattest, greasiest, beast you ever threw down your throat. Don’t be shy. I know you want to! http://www.mrlocalhistory.org/bestburgerinamerica/ to read the story and join the fun… Keep it in your browser when you travel so you can stop at one of these…