BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center held its 12th annual Taste of Bloomfield on Sunday, April 28. About 190 people attended and there was a wide selection of food from which to choose, provided by 19 eating establishments. No two offerings were alike. The event took place inside the center and the tent beside the Rose Garden.
The center is a former mansion owned by the Oakes family whose wool mills were nearby. Kim Reilly, the director of the center, said for the second year sponsors were secured for the event. Proceeds support the center. A shuttle bus, from the Bloomfield School Administration Building, was new this year. Entertainment was provided by piano player