In 2018, the United States Supreme Court overturned a ban on sports betting.  Since that time New Jersey has become one of the leading states in legalized Sports gambling.  NJ raked in a whopping $4 billion in sports bets in 2019 alone.  Transit hubs, such as Jersey City, Hoboken and Newark have seen an enormous uptake in New York...
This week we will offer you a range of 'family' friendly activities in the NYC metro area.  Between Christmas and Chanukah this list was a tough one.. Hello Panda Festival Time to hop on the 7 and head to the “Hello Panda Festival” for some family fun in Queens. HPF is the largest Lantern Festival in North America, featuring a stupid...
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One of ESPN's highest rated shows has officially moved to NYC and had their first episode. First Take debuted from Manhattans Seaport Desitrict Studio last week.  The Show has been moved from Bristol CT and Stephen A Smith and Max Hellerman (Both native New Yorkers) couldn't be more excited. The slightly edgier feel is a joint effort between ESPN’s Creative & Studio...
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...
Cherry Hill, NJ  This 5 beds/5 bath (6,688 sq ft) home has it all.  Once owned by the legendary Muhammad Ali.  Ali lived in the home when he moved from Chicago to the east coast in January of 1971 to be closer to NYC. The home is listed with Sotheby's for $3,000,000.  This exquisite Mediterranean style home is one of a kind and...
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The XFL is being revamped and our local team has been revealed.  The New York Guardians will play out of MetLife Stadium starting February 2020.  Their colors are grey, black and red and will feature a gargoyle-like mascot. Vince McMahon will own the league, but will not have any involvement in “football operations”.  Former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has...
Today NYNJ is headed to 222 Grand Street in ultra-trendy Williamsburg to check out 'Brooklyn Running Company'. Tell us a little about your company’s story? Brooklyn Running Company opened in November 2013. We're an independent, specialty running store located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Our mission is to be a resource and community hub for the entire NYC running community. Who started BRCo? Tell us a...
Brooklyn, NY The Nets kicks off their home opener tonight against the New York Knicks.  The game starts at 7:30 PM EST at Barclays Center.  (YES/MSG) Both teams come off poor seasons and neither team made the NBA playoffs in the 2017-2018 season.  Knicks come into the game 1-0 and the Nets started 0-1. The Nets exited preseason 2-2, The Knicks...
So, summer time is almost here in the northeast… finally! To enjoy Summer 2018 the best we possibly can it might help to be in… or get in shape to fully take advantage of the season. Let’s explore 10 ways to do just that!   1. Walk/Run/Hike   There is so much to be said for just getting out for a walk or...
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The Nets were strictly business on Sunday. Last night the Nets beat the Pacers in an extremely physical game and earned their first playoff berth in four years.  After the 108-96 victory on the road, the young Nets team was celebrating from the floor to the locker room. “It means a lot, obviously to exceed expectations for a lot of...
The Army All-American Bowl is the most watched High School football game every year with over 4.5 million viewers (that is roughly three times larger than the McDonald’s All American High School Basketball game).  This year’s game will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas this Saturday. The All-American Bowl announced the 2020 coaching staff for the big...
The highest paid athlete in the world is now a New Jersey Native.  Mike Trout just signed a 12-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels for $430 million.  This makes him the highest paid athlete in Baseball, Football, Basketball, Soccer, Badminton and any other sport you can think of. D-Lo has Record Night as Nets Make Epic Comeback MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’...
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This week, Yankees great Derek Jeter put his 115 year old Orange County, NY castle on the market.  The listing price is a cool $15 Million.  The baseball legend has done some major improvements to the two properties over his career in Nueva York.  Jeter probably no longer needs the castle as he is currently CEO of the Miami...
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. ...
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A prominent New Jersey businessman and mental health advocate, Arthur Imperatore Jr., is opening the state’s first and only high-end “hardcore” gym, Iron Culture, a 7,500-square-foot facility with top-of-the-line equipment. Since its soft opening this spring, Iron Culture has attracted visits from the fitness community across the tri-state area, including 2018 Mr. Olympia Shaun Rhoden and other top bodybuilders...
An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend. In a much-anticipated collaborative effort between the Museum of the City of New York and the Jackie Robinson Foundation.  In the Dugout aims to explore and celebrate the life of this local legend.  In 1947, Jackie Robinson made history when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first African-American in Major League Baseball. Subway Cars...