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New Jersey Date Night: Ice Cream, You Smile

May 18, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Frankie and Annette went on one, as did Gidget and Moondoggie. Archie was known to enjoy one with Betty and sometimes with Veronica, too.  Even Samantha and both Darrins got into the act. If we take a page from the retro dating handbook, you might just want to join the crowd and take your sweetie on ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the Week of May 20 through May 26

May 19, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what is happening in and around the City of Elizabeth for the week of May 20 - May 26.

MONDAY, MAY 20

CUBAN FLAG RAISING

(6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., 50 Winfield Scott Plaza, Elizabeth) Mayor Bollwage will join members of the Elizabeth Cubanos Lions Club as well as members of the Cuban community and Elizabeth residents for the Cuban flag raising ceremony in ...

County of Union to Honor 50th Anniversary of Stonewall at 2nd Annual LGBTQ PRIDE Flag Raising Ceremony

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host the second annual LGBTQ Pride Flag Raising Ceremony event on Monday, June 3, at 1 p.m. on the steps of the Union County Courthouse located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. The event is free and all residents are invited to attend.

“Raising the rainbow flag at the County Courthouse is a significant symbol of inclusion ...

Happy Mother's Day

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK/ELIZABETH, NJ - The Staff of TAPinto.net would like to wish a very Happy Mother's Day to Moms everywhere.

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What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the Week of May 13 through May 19

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what is happening in and around the City of Elizabeth for the week of May 13 through May 19

MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019 

NURSING HOME WEEK CELEBRATION (10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 1048 Grove Street, Elizabeth) - Mayor Bollwage will present a proclamation in honor of Nursing Home Week at the Elizabeth Nursing Home. 

TUESDAY, MAY 14, ...

Union County Freeholders Call for NJ Transit Reforms, Boost in State Funding

May 20, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Freeholder Board is supporting reforms at NJ Transit and a proposed increase in funding for the state's transportation agency.

On Thursday night, the freeholder board unanimously approved a resolution “supporting an increase in funding for NJ Transit in this year’s New Jersey State budget to implement both the recommendations ...

Drag Queens Coming to Somerville for Girls’ Night Out

May 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Jimmy Boone and a few of his girlfriends – campy, extravagant drag queens -  will strut their stuff and join in the fun during the May 16th Girls Night Out in downtown Somerville.

From sharp stiletto heels to sharp tongues, over-the-top wigs, eye makeup with exacting standards, and stunning wardrobes, the queens are all represented by Boone’s company, ...

Foxes Herald Nature’s Resurgence in Suburban New Jersey

For most of my life the only time I saw a red fox it was probably a raccoon. They have those same glow-in-the-headlights silvery eyes.

But a few years ago, I began to see a once-rare piece of roadkill with greater frequency. No matter how flattened the rest of the fox was, it’s bushy-tail would blow around in the highway draft of cars and trucks as they raced past.

I assumed the ...

‘Skylight’ Takes Emotional Leap for Two Mismatched Lovers

PRINCETON, NJ – Kyra is living on the edge in an upstairs flat in north-west London. When her former employer, and lover, Tom, comes to see her, he is horrified that she will put up with such a sad, paint-peeling habitat.

But we learn, in David Hare’s fascinating “Skylight,” she is making a statement as well as finding fulfillment in teaching poor children in a rundown ...

‘She Loves Me’ sparkles and shines at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – With only one more weekend to see this charming musical at The Summit Playhouse, it’s well worth your time to seek out “She Loves Me” on May 17 or 18 at 8 p.m. or Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m.

The play, set in 1937, has a long history, first as “The Perfumerie,” set in Budapest, by Hungarian playwright Mikos Laszio. Then there was a film version ...

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ makes for delightful bon-bon at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ – There’s no one quite like Oscar Wilde to take a somewhat jaundiced view of the byways of the upper crust in staid London society.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” an Edwardian farce, was perhaps Wilde’s most popular play and still seems to amuse and entertain today’s audience. Director Tom Frascatore has assembled a talented cast to add ...

86th Annual Spring Troop Show Highlights Local Riders

May 20, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites everyone to come out to Union County’s Watchung Stable, located in the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside, and enjoy the 86th Annual Spring Troop Show beginning on Friday, May 24.

“The equestrian arts have been a Union County tradition since 1933, and the Freeholder Board is very proud to continue Watchung Stable as an ...