The next time you find yourself in the vibrant community of Madison, be sure to take time to stop and smell the roses. The Rose City, as it was once known, is a beautiful community overflowing with colonial and Victorian architecture.

The essence of the borough has a facade for film and has been featured in movies like “The World According to Garp,” “The Family Stone” and was also utilized for it’s alluring scenery in episodes of “The Sopranos.”

Drew University, which lies on a 186-acre deciduous forest in the community, truly encompasses the heritage of the town and is a reflection of it’s 147-year existence. 

Arts and culture are a consistent pulse within Madison. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is performing arts educational icon throughout the East Coast. Classes and training programs are available for students of all ages and an extensive production schedule offers year-round entertainment.

Main Street, or Route 124, is the borough’s distinct artery for shopping and dining. il Mondo Vecchio Ristorante Italiano, L’Allegria Restaurant and Nicky’s Firehouse are just a few of the local favorites who serve excellent cuisine.

For more information on events in Madison visit the community calendar.