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In ‘93 we thought it was going to happen with Kenny, Drazen and DC.  In ‘03, we thought it would happen with Kidd, Kenyon, RJ and Kittles. Lastly in 2014, we thought it would happen with Deron Williams, Paul Pierce, Joe Johnson and KG... We were wrong.  We have been patiently waiting for a championship since 1976. Before the big...
On Friday, the NJ Board of Public Utilities approved the states first offshore wind farm to PSEG and Orsted, a Danish energy company.  The proposed 1,100-megawatt Ocean Wind project will be located 15 miles off the coast of Atlantic City.  The megaproject is expected to bring 15,000 jobs, $1.17 billion in economic benefits and power approximately 500,000 homes. “this will...
A new study by USZC has compiled a list of the longest commutes by zip code for each state.  As expected for New York, all the zips are in New York City while New Jersey is a greater mix of various parts of the state. NEW YORK #      ZIP           LOCATION           ...
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On June 24, Iron Culture, New Jersey’s first and only high-end hardcore gym, held a grand opening event to celebrate its new 7,500-square-foot fitness center in Cedar Knolls, N.J. The grand opening event featured officials from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Iron Culture’s management team and top bodybuilder Shaun Clarida, an award-winning IFBB professional who regularly frequents the...
Full disclosure, my two favorite subjects are NJ Transit and the MTA.  Recently, most of the attention has been on the crumbling infrastructure and filthy subway stations, but across the Hudson a new problem is arising.   We are in the midst of a NJ Transit Engineer protest.  The engineers allege that NJ Transit has violated their collective bargaining agreement. ...
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I Prevail, an innovator in the pop-punk/metalcore genre, is bringing its national “Trauma” tour to northern New Jersey’s premier concert venue, the Wellmont Theater, on Saturday, July 27. The tour is in support of the band’s thunderous sophomore album, “Trauma,” led by the oft-streamed “Breaking Down.” The Gold-certified Michigan quartet – a pioneer in its genre, effortlessly blending metal, alternative,...
Girls Rising
Paula Cole, as a groundbreaker for women in music, certainly deserves the 2019 Game Changer Award bestowed upon her by the Girls Rising charity, on Friday evening, June 21, 2019. Cole inspires girls as a leader proving that females can win in life – even in a male-dominated industry. The talented Cole is noted to be the first woman historically...
Has all this rain got you down?  Cheer up, not only is today Friday but it's the first day of summer. And, DQ is offering free ice cream with any purchase! At participating locations, customers can choose from a regular vanilla cone, chocolate dipped or orange dreamsicle. Have you tried ‘The Cruffin’? Snapple – The Classic New York Beverage #Throwback To get the...
Calling All Divas
Female empowerment is sung out strong and beautifully in “Calling All Divas.” Academy Award-winning songwriter Franke Previte co-created the musical filled with unforgettable songs and voices. ‘Calling All Divas’ Sings Out to All Known for his “Dirty Dancing” award-winning hit "(I've Had) The Time of Your Life,” Previte set out with Lisa Sherman to create a musical that sings out to...
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ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, New York City’s first new quay in 50-plus years, will be the best location to view the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks in 2019, which are set to return to the Brooklyn Bridge, following a multi-year stint on Manhattan’s East Side. Those looking for a picturesque view of the nation’s most elaborate pyrotechnic display will find the...