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...
On Women’s History Month, we appreciate females a whole bunch. Praise to the marvel of these beings, whom without: there’s no life and no meanings, no teachings, no feedings, and no feelings. Respect goes to the young gals who are trying to channel, the wise elders who tried to set the example. Acclaim for the aspiring ones who have strived for greatness, and honor to the ones...
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...
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...
The Brooklyn Nets take on the New York Knicks tonight at 7:30 PM.  Allow NYNJ.COM to take you back to December 8th, 2018...The Nets and Knicks were both 8-18 in typical recent New York basketball style.. Just a month prior (November 13th) the Nets lost arguably their biggest star at the time, Caris LeVert, with a serious lower leg injury. ...
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...
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Want an up-close and personal experience with the entertainer who changed the course of popular music? Elvis Presley, “the King of Rock and Roll,” who sold an unparalleled 1 billion records, will be shown in exquisite footage for “Elvis: Seen/Unseen – Live Onscreen” at the Wellmont Theater on Oct. 30. This one-of-a-kind concert experience features special appearances from Priscilla Presley...
Ultimate Disco Cruise
The 2020 Ultimate Disco Cruise proved spending nights and days dancing and schmoozing away on the high seas is truly a dream come true. Once boarded in Miami, guests mingle with the Disco greats as everyone gets to know the beautiful ship. Nostalgia takes over for five nights of living one’s own “Dance Fever” fantasies - actually-dancing away with...
Water safety statistics are scary stuff. Did you know: Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death for children ages one to four. Drowning kills nearly 1,000 children every year. Formal swimming lessons reduce the likelihood of childhood drowning by 88 percent. Water safety is a topic that impacts ALL families. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently published updated...
Upper East Side, Manhattan (7 miles from the GWB) Iconic musician and New Yorker, Billy Joel has placed his Upper East Side townhouse on the market for a cool $20 Mil.  The home is located on 67th street between Madison and Park.  The gorgeous renovated home boasts 10,000 sq ft with 12 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 2 powder rooms. ...
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...
Phil Collins is about that 'NYNJ life'.  Ticket Prices range from $120.00 to $2,411.00 each for the NJ event and $135.00 to $2001.00 for the NY event.  Phil (we're on a first name basis) will be in: Newark, NJ on: SATURDAY OCT 13 8:00 PM Phil Collins Prudential Center - Newark, NJ Tickets Brooklyn, NY on: SUNDAY OCT 14 8:00 PM Phil Collins Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY Tickets                  
NFT art
The digital NFT art piece “Got to be a Man” is the newest gem of a collaborative effort by Kid Creole & The Coconuts co-founders, August Darnell and Adriana Kaegi. Within 30 seconds one will be delighted and mesmerized by colors and movement flowing with a grooving ad-lib by Kid Creole himself that forms the artwork, “Kid Creole: Got...
Photo courtesy of ArtPride NJ.
The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation has partnered with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts on “Keep Jersey Arts Alive,” a digital campaign to build support for keeping the state’s arts institutions afloat. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, theaters, museums, galleries, performing arts centers, dance studios and other groups have already lost over $30 million in revenue. New Jersey...
Photo courtesy of World of Dance.
The Emmy-winning series “World of Dance” will bring its Live Tour to North Jersey’s premier entertainment venue, the Wellmont Theater, on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. Don’t miss the impressive choreography and creative dance routines that millions of fans have come to know on primetime TV. The performance features Season 3 winners The Kings, Unity LA and special guests. A...
Ultimate Disco Cruise
For over 40 years Bob Pantano has been igniting enthusiasm for dance as host of the nation’s groundbreaking and sustaining radio show promoting dance party fever. Pantano is producing his “Saturday Night Dance Party” excitement on the high seas as music host for the second Ultimate Disco Cruise set to sail aboard the Celebrity Infinity February 2020. Pantano began his love of...