Middletown’s Campbell’s Junction area provides the perfect blend of a quaint, hometown feel with bustling city life nearby. Walk along the streets and you’ll find charming mom-and-pop shops, diverse cuisine choices, and retailers that offer a variety of services. The downtown area has been the home of the annual Veterans Day Parade for decades and will soon be the site of an affordable housing complex for Middletown’s veterans. Just minutes away, residents and visitors can board the Belford Ferry to NYC and soak up the scenic views of Raritan Bay.
Middletown Township is a hub for filming and fame! Some popular movies that were filmed in the Township include The Miracle Worker, Clerks, and Clerks III. The latter two films were directed by Middletown native Kevin Smith (below).
Many acclaimed individuals have also called Middletown home, including Roger Penske, Geraldo Rivera, Steven Van Zandt, Vinnie Brand, and Gov. Phil Murphy.
Popular Restaurants: Pueblo Mágico, Belford Bistro, Belford Brewing Company, Valentino’s, Naples Pizzeria, Gem’s Bagels, and Sissy’s Place
Refinemint Consignment Boutique, Flower Power Florist and Gifts, Middletown Family Pharmacy, Lighthouse Strollo’s Homemade Italian Ice, Sabatos Prime Meats, and Swagger Barbershop
Belford Ferry, Henry Hudson Trail, Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown Arts Center
Mayor: Tony Perry
Shopping: Campbell’s Junction
Number of stores downtown: 42
March 9: Garden State Greats – Women Athletes of NJ
March 13: Sweet Potato Pie Sessions – “Preacher, Preacher” Reading
March 16: March Madness – Dribble, Dish & Swish
Did you know: The oldest operating lighthouse in the US, Sandy Hook Lighthouse, can be found at the tip of Sandy Hook, Middletown.
Learn More: www.middletownnj.org
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