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...
Today NYNJ is headed to Union County, New Jersey to meet up with Lisa Sorensen and visit her one of a kind yoga studio in Rahway. Where were you born and raised? I was born in Plainfield, raised in Westfield and nourished for over 10 years by the Los Angeles California sunshine. Where did you attend college and what was your major? Rutgers...
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Sisters Aly and AJ Michalka (aka Aly & AJ), the duo sensation that brought “Potential Breakup Song” and other tunes to the Billboard charts, will be playing tracks off their EP, “Ten Years,” and other new hits at the Wellmont Theater on May 14, 2019. With over 2 million albums sold worldwide, Aly & AJ have a newfound sound and...
The 7,000-square-foot Sutton Place home has been owned by Drue Heinz, Anne Vanderbilt, and Charles Merrill.  With no lack of history, lets take a look at the amenities. THE INSIDE The home at 1 Sutton Place boasts: 6 fireplaces 6 baths and 2 half baths, 6 Bedrooms A gigantic eat-in chef’s kitchen and breakfast room, staff rooms Elevator that accesses all floors. 21-ft dining room with long...
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Newark & Jersey City Warner Brothers has been filming their upcoming "Joker Movie" called "Romeo" in our area.  They have completed filming their shots in Brooklyn and have moved on to Jersey City and will be shutting parts of Brick City down in the middle of October.  As you can imaging there will be numerous street closures.  I would avoid...
In the Manhattan real estate market, there are two separate yet equally important groups. The old fourth floor walk-ups and the luxurious, multi-million dollar listings. These are their stories. Mariska Hargity aka Lieutenant Olivia Benson has listed her Upper West Side townhouse for $10.7 Million.  The gorgeous six-story (7000 sq ft) townhouse has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and three half-bath...
A 17-year old, Clifton New Jersey native has been selected for Maria in Steven Spielberg's reboot of West Side Story.  Rachel Zegler who is Colombian-American is no stranger to playing Maria in several 'West Side Story' performance in northern NJ.  Now the world will be able to hear her amazing voice when she hits the big screen in 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i94gOakoTqQ West Side...
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...
Leading land-use consultancy, Dresdner Robin, has completed zoning analyses for a medical marijuana site now moving forward in Hoboken, NJ. The firm, which also conducted a neighborhood impact study for the site in late-2019, evaluated new regulations and proposed enhancements at the location, which was approved by the city’s Planning Board in July 2020. It will become the 10th...
The numbers are in and they’re not good.  New Jersey took over California for the 2nd most cases in the US, making New York and New Jersey the top two states for total coronavirus cases. Worldwide there are a reported 351,084 and 15,337 deaths.  In the United States there are 32,000 cases and 403 deaths alone. These numbers are...
Newark Symphony Hall, one of New Jersey’s oldest and largest arts and entertainment venues, has announced the creation of a volunteer-based, seven-member Investment Committee to shape oversight policy and provide fund-management guidance. Committee members come from companies such as Goldman Sachs and AllianceBernstein, among other financial entities, and will help the venue achieve fundraising milestones while supporting its various...
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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...
Marketsmith Inc., the largest independent full-service marketing agency in New Jersey, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety (“LPS”), has launched a statewide “Take Control of Your Destiny” advertising campaign. The goal is to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, a contributing factor in more than half of moderate to severe crashes...
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Native New Yorker Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper (From Philly) collaborate on a new song and music video for the soundtrack "A Star is Born" in theaters now. Here is the trailer for the film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSbzyEJ8X9E Okay Brad, I see you! Written by Louise Rizzo / Louise@NYNJ.COM / © NYNJ MEDIA  
Martha Wash
Listening to the new Martha Wash single, “Never Enough Money,” is a sure indication that the famed “It’s Raining Men” singer is belting out another hit that fans will want to hear more of. The song is set to be on Wash’s new album, “Love & Conflict,” to be released on Jan 6, 2020. Wash Belts Out Another Sure to...
So, by now you have probably seen that according to a poll by BestLife Magazine, New Jersey was voted “the most hated state” in the US. As a New Jersey native with roots in Brooklyn, and understanding everybody has the right to their views, I feel the need to share my perspective on the Garden State. Let us start with...