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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...
A 45-seat café run by students at RCC Hospitality and Tourism is having their grand opening today. The highly anticipated culinary collaboration is between RCC and Flik Hospitality. The café will serve up tasty soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods.  They will also be serving coffee from Suffern-based Java Love. NJ Land-Use Firm Helps Pave the Way for Future Jersey City Whole Foods These...
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®,...
I attend the Philadelphia Flower Show yearly and I am incredibly grateful that in 2020 it took place prior to the pandemic shut down in the United States. The show is sheer floral beauty and offers inspirational and uplifting content. Held annually in the Winter season, it normally takes place indoors at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s dates are...
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 Spin Doctors, the wholly unique, blues-influenced rock group that became a staple of the early-’90s music scene, will be playing the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ, on Friday, Jan. 24 (8 PM). They’ll be joined by The Uprooted Band featuring Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, along with James Maddock. The Spin Doctors (long known for hits such as “Two...
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Are you prepared for a radical, three-hour, interactive “Nine Deeez Nite” show? Enjoy all the ’90s classics while playing along with themed trivia, when Nine Deeez Nite takes over North Jersey’s premier live entertainment venue, the Wellmont Theater, on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. More than just a ’90s cover band, Nine Deeez Nite is the tribute to a monumental decade...
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...
Don’t miss the 18th annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens.  Each year, the NYBG in the Bronx puts on one of the most beautiful exhibitions in the world.  Let’s face it, New York in February can be a bit dull.  If you are looking to brighten up your life, there is no better way than to...
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Ready to ring in the New Year with North Jersey’s premier live entertainment venue? The Wellmont Theater will be hosting famed Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra, for its two-day New Year’s Extravaganza, Dec. 30-31 in Montclair, with showtimes at 8 p.m. and doors at 7. Playing to decades of acclaim, Dark Star Orchestra offers more than the sound...
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...
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,...
Painter Tony Seker is the February featured artist at bergenPAC with his exhibition Life is a Cabaret!. There will be an artist reception on Feb. 6th from 6-8 pm in the Drapkin Cabaret and Lounge. Tony Seker is a local artist with a global perspective. His “action” painting style, ironically inspired by the likes of Peter Sellers and Victor Borge, fuses...
NEWARK, N.J. – Newark-based nonprofit, La Casa de Don Pedro, a leader in social services and community development efforts, is hosting an interactive virtual fundraiser on June 17 at 5:30 p.m., titled “La Casa en Su Casa.” With a program theme of “Silver Linings,” the evening will honor the “unsung heroes” of the pandemic – including essential workers for...
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Want an up-close and personal experience with the late 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 Jan. 30 (8 p.m.). This one-of-a-kind concert experience, originally slated for...
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...