Looking to do something interesting this week in the gold coast? Look no further.. FLAG Art Group (Fort Lee Art Group) is having a weeklong exhibition that highlights creative local artists in the community.  ‘All Media, All Cultures – Beyond Cultural Identities’, is curated by Nino Macharashvili and hosted by Nine on the Hudson in WNY, NJ. On Friday, the...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has officially announced The Costume Institute’s theme for the 2020 exhibition and gala will be “About Time: Fashion and Duration.”  In line with the Museum's 150th-anniversary celebration the exhibit is to showcase over a century and a half of fashion presented along a disruptive timeline from 1870 to the present. Costume Institute 2020 Exhibit Showcases...
Photo courtesy of Andrew Werner
Vive le cabaret! Are you ready to see the star of one of the most successful reality shows in TV history? Luann de Lesseps, of “Real Housewives of New York” fame and TV Guide’s No. 1 personality in the franchise, takes her #COUNTESSANDFRIENDS cabaret show to the Wellmont Theater on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. ET. Her globally known...
Girls Rising
Girls Rising, working to give girls and other youngsters the encouragement to strive to be as productive as they hope and dream, now has a new home to host their global efforts. On Oct 10, 2019, the not for profit 501(c) (3), created by all-female rock band Antigone Rising, celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters at 247...
LEGOLAND’s NY resort will open on July 4, 2020.  The new amusement park will feature over 50 rides, attractions, hotels and shows over seven themed “lands” on 150 acres.  LEGOLAND’s single day admission tickets will start at $62.99 and annual passes start at $119.99.  LEGOLAND New York is located on Route 17 in Goshen (Orange County) approximately 60 miles...
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...
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A leading figure in the Cuban music industry, Leonardo Torres Álvarez, takes his “Amor Bonito” tour to North Jersey’s  Wellmont Theater, on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Be there as Torres, often considered one of the most important figures in Cuban music, takes the stage playing recognizable hits such as “Para que un día vuelvas,” “Soledad” and “Me equivoque.” Torres, a staple in...
Photo courtesy of Ebb & Flow at ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina.
Catering to summer crowds, Brooklyn Heights’ ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina has unveiled Estuary, a brasserie and bar offering globally inspired dishes with locally sourced produce, including seafood, meat and vegetables, with a focus on simplicity, seasonality, sustainability and provenance. Estuary at ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina will be open at One Brooklyn Bridge Park (159 Bridge Park Drive). The waterfront eatery will occupy the northwest corner...
Yung Jake has been a busy guy.  The LA-based emerging artists has been featured on Viceland, Complex, NY Times and 60 Sec Docs. https://youtu.be/qkvmUNqg69U Many may recognize Yung Jake from his music but he also creates infamous emoji portraits that have been featured in gallergies such as the Tripoli Gallery in Southampton in 2017/2018.  From April 20-May 27, 2019, he is back...
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...
Photo courtesy of ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina.
New York City is rediscovering its waterfront roots – thanks in part to an 8-acre marina that has taken shape at the mouth of the East River, between Piers 4 and 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park – ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina. As the first new marina on the New York Harbor in over 50 years, ONE°15 Brooklyn, opening at full capacity...
Stew Leonard’s famous for its Yonkers and Connecticut over the top grocery stores will open up its first New Jersey supermarket in Paramus.  The store will be located at the old Sears in Paramus Park. The dairy-themed supermarket will create 350 new jobs in Bergen County.  The 80,000 square foot store will feature their trademark dairy department, a butcher shop,...
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...
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...
Randalls Island (Harlem, NY) This weekend, experience the 4th annual "Indigenous Peoples Celebration of New York City" aka the IPCNYC.  Celebrate with the Lenape, Redhawk, Ramapough Lenape, Shinnecock members and more.  As I am sure you many know the word "Manhattan" a Dutch a word originally comes from the Lenape word "Manna-hata" meaning island with many hills.  The festivities are...
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...