Summit is an upscale suburb/small city in Union County, New Jersey. It has a population of about 21,000 and is ten miles W/SW of Newark.
Springfield Ave is the main street downtown.
NJ Transit trains to Newark and Hoboken (or transfer to NY Penn Station).
The Velvet Underground's first paid gig was in Summit in 1965. Minds were blown, squares were freaked out.
The Summit Diner is known for it's pork roll, egg, and cheese sandwich
Leaving downtown, there are a bunch of these old courtyard-style apartment buildings
Most of Summit is big old houses on generous lots.
Rapper Ice-T was born in Newark, but grew up in Summit before moving to California as a teenager.
Meryl Streep was born in Summit, but grew up in nearby Bernardsville, NJ.
Madison is a town of 15,500 in Morris County, New Jersey. It's a few miles NW of Summit and is another upscale suburb with a fine downtown.
Janeane Garofalo grew up in Madison, NJ.
In between Madison and Summit is Chatham, which is another very nice town with a historic main street. It's not quite is built-up as Summit or Madison, though. Right next to Madison to the NW is the charming city of Morristown (see thread