Kearny is a town in the western part of Hudson County, New Jersey, United States and a suburb of Newark. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town’s population was 40,684, reflecting an increase of 171 (+0.4%) from the 40,513 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,639 (+16.2%) from the 34,874 counted in the 1990 Census.
The Kearny Public Library is one of New Jersey’s remaining Carnegie libraries, and houses a museum on its third floor which mounts exhibitions related to the history and culture of the town and has a collection of artifacts related to the town’s namesake.
Kearny is named after Civil War general Philip Kearny. It began as a township formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1867, from portions of Harrison Township. Portions of the township were taken on July 3, 1895, to form East Newark. Kearny was incorporated as a town on January 19, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier. The Arlington section of town was named for Arlington Station on the Erie Railroad at the Arlington Mill plant, owned by Arlington Mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
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Here are some of the bars, restaurants and hotels around Kearny:
Peter Dillon’s Pub – Neighborhood Irish pub with an all-weekend happy hour, a pool table & sports on TV
The Junction – Midtown residents and Grand Central commuters frequent this sports bar for casual beers & pub food.
Morton’s The Steakhouse – Upscale destination offering steaks, New American entrees & cocktails in chic, spacious surrounds.
The Capital Grille – Outpost of the upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare & a clubby, refined setting.
Lotte New York Palace – Occupying a landmark 19th-century mansion and a 55-story modern tower, this luxury hotel opposite St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a 4-minute walk from the 51st Street subway station.
Sofitel New York – In a striking Midtown high-rise, this plush hotel is a block from Times Square, 2 blocks from the Times Sq-42 St subway station, and a 7-minute walk from both Rockefeller Center and the theaters of Broadway.