Every year since 1976, large numbers of people flock to the Canadian Rockies to the ever-growing Banff Film Festival.  The international film festival has made its mark as one of the top 20 film festivals in the world.  Banff goes beyond typical film festivals, truly embracing their rich mountain culture, nurturing creatives, and highlighting beautiful untold stories. This year they...
The Trammps Featuring Earl Young
The Trammps, formed in Philadelphia with the great Earl Young, became well-known for their top-selling disco hits that had folks dancing the night away under the glow of mirrored balls. Fans now have the chance to get up close and personal dancing along with The Trammps featuring Earl Young aboard the second Ultimate Disco Cruise ready to set sail...
Hot apple cider, corn mazes, apple picking, colorful mums and of course pumpkin patches.  We are approaching the final week/weekend before Halloween.  With the warmer than usual weather in early forcing autumn color towards the end of October.  This makes for a great opportunity to do a last-minute trip to your local orchards and garden centers.  NYNJ.COM has created...
crawfish fest
Mardi Gras Weekend is coming to New Jersey once again to celebrate Michael Arnone’s 30th Annual Crawfish Fest. The little festival that could is celebrating its 30th milestone anniversary May 31-June 2, 2019, at the Sussex County Fairgrounds, with a festive 3-day lineup of celebrity acts and delicious food Cajun style. Michael Arnone Makes Crawfish Fest Vision a Reality The Baton...
ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is partnering with the East Orange Housing Authority (EOHA) and Sierra House for its third annual Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 21 and Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. Given the COVID-19 climate, ProudLiving’s team of volunteers will make contactless deliveries to almost 1,000 pre-registered children and families.  According to ProudLiving President and Founder TJ Caleca,...
Finally, New Jersey is getting some recognition. The 2019 VMA’s are set for Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark. The awards feature the industry’s biggest stars, live performances and infamous red carpets. The VMA’s in previous years have either been in LA or NYC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTaXtWWR16A “New Jersey has an incredible music heritage and is home to some of the...
Modo Yoga NYC, an environmentally and socially conscious boutique yoga studio, announced the launch of their new masterclass mini-series "Going Deep: The Masterclass" that explores the Modo and Modo Flow sequences. The series will be offered next on Saturday, March 7, in the West Village and Saturday, March 28, in Williamsburg. Modo Yoga combines the precision of therapeutic yoga and the...
This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show had a new date (June 5-13), look, and location. For the first time in its almost 200 year history, it was moved outdoors to FDR Park. The theme for 2021 was “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece” exploring the beauty of life through nature’s kaleidoscopic lens. PHS Flower Show I wondered how the experience would change now that it...
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The final live tour of the hit TV comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is coming to Montclair, NJ, on Saturday, March 7. The last-of-its-kind performance is being called the “Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour!”.  Join show creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, and the world’s greatest – and only – movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy, as they...
If you're in Rockland, Bergen or Westchester Counties consider checking out the new exhibit from abstract artist Tony Seker and photographer Julie Scholz at the Piermont Flywheel Gallery.   The show will be from November 22nd until December 8th. About Tony: As a young refugee of the Lebanese Civil War, Seker began to express his anti-war sentiment & hope to inspire global...
So the coronavirus has ruined lives. People have died and others have permanent health issues due to this virus. My sister works at a long-term care home and the stories are truly heart breaking. This article is my way of dealing with the my own, much less important situation. The “Rona” has ruined my wedding. I have been forced to...
Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ EVENT SCHEDULE 4:00 Gates Open 4:00 - 6:30 Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun 6:30 Design your Lantern 6:30 - 7:30  Lantern Launch 9:30 Event Ends Buy tickets here Each adult ticket comes with the following: - Entry into the festival area - Floating water lantern - Keychain LED Flashlight - Marker - Wristband In addition, the price covers the cost of collecting and removing the lanterns from the water...
With everything transpiring in the world, it’s nice to take a break and let yourself be inspired visually.  Street art, murals and graffiti, are so prominent in today’s culture and this genre of art is finally getting the recognition it deserves. My first time to Wynwood Walls, I was completely captivated by this incredible district. It was truly like nothing...
Hunter College's Grove Human Rights Scholar, Teng Biao, will be a panelist on the upcoming "China: Democracy or Autocracy" panel (July 29.) (Image courtesy of Joseph Chan/Unsplash.)
Some of the world’s leading democracy and human rights experts will gather virtually to discuss prospects for China’s democracy movement on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, as the nation combats repression via Beijing’s new controls over Hong Kong and political freedoms. This includes Teng Biao, Hunter College's (NYC) Grove Human Rights Scholar and an exiled spokesman for Chinese democracy. Mandate Democracy®,...
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ProudLiving Companies, a New Jersey-based real estate company with a mission of long-term neighborhood revitalization, is celebrating International Women’s Day this week by honoring its female employees, who make up over 50 percent of ProudLiving’s management and back office staff. The company, which also employs people in a variety of positions across operations and field work, plans to recruit...
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Notorious musician, Clarence Greenwood, better known as “Citizen Cope,” will help North Jersey’s Wellmont Theater close out 2019, with what’s expected to be a riveting performance on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. The show’s set to “bend” genres and will find Cope performing his greatest hits and new songs from his latest album, “Heroin & Helicopters.” Seven years in...