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Maplewood is only New Jersey locale to make Matador Network’s list of 25 American towns. Maplewood Chamber of Commerce member Words bookstore is featured as well as other downtown businesses including Arturo’s Osteria & Pizzeria, Lorena’s Restaurant and Wine Barrel as worthwhile visits!

Music and arts festivals such as Maplewoodstock and Porchfest were winning cultural activities factored into Maplewood’s award.

Maplewood’s location with proximity to public transportation contributed to Matador Network’s choice for their audience of a global network for a diverse generation of modern adventurers as well as the outdoor offerings such as Maplecrest Park, South Mountain Reservation and Wildflower Sculpture Park surrounding the town.