Arts & Entertainment

September 19, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A warm, sunny Sunday afternoon brought a large crowd to New Providence’s First Carrot Cake Off held outdoors at Luminous Salon and Spa at 592 Central Ave. Ten contestants signed up to participate in the carrot cake contest.  Each contestant baked and displayed a carrot cake for ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Connell Company along with Embassy Suites and Grain and Cane Restaurant is once again "excited" to be the presenting sponsor of the annual Berkeley Heights Winter Walk, now in its fourth year. Shane Connell, Executive Vice President of The Connell Company; Ian Brodsky ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Although the weather was stifling hot at last week's summer concert, a large crowd came out to enjoy 52nd Street Band play the sounds of Billy Joel as the summer concert series finale.  The summer concerts held at Memorial Park for four weeks in July and August are ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Summer Concerts in the Park series wraps up this Wednesday, August 29 at Memorial Field in Berkeley Heights with 52nd Street Band -- the "World's longest running tribute to Billy Joel." The concert will run from 7:30 to 9 p.m.  The concert, originally scheduled for ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights has a brand-spanking new senior bus, which took to the road for the first time on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The bus, a 2018 Ford E 450, seats 22 people and has a wheel chair lift. At Tuesday's weekly Senior Citizens meeting at Mount Carmel Hall, Mayor Bob ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Wharton Institute of The Performing Arts and the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra each received one of 63 HEART Grants awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year. The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Just in time before the Berkeley Heights Playground Camp wrapped up another success season, the campers were educated on recycling thanks to Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission member Kim Diamond and Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic Foundation. Recycling is ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The looming storms stayed away from Berkeley Heights Tuesday evening and their first ever National Night Out went off as planned. Community pride was standing tall for the men and women in uniform, as the community came out a thousand strong in support of National ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Aside from youth sports, Columbia Park is a great destination to take a jog along their trail, walk your dog, play tennis or pickleball, or join a pick-up basketball game. -- Now, thanks to Berkeley Heights resident Charlie Pratt, there are tai chi classes under the pavilion ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Nature has inspired some of the world’s most famous artists of all backgrounds, from Claude Monet and Winslow Homer to John Singer Sargent. Some of their best-known paintings try to capture the beauty and power of nature. Debora Thedinga, a painter based in Berkeley Heights, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Due to the anticipated inclement forecast, tonight's Concert in the Park featuring 52nd Street, a Billy Joel Tribute, has been postponed to Wednesday, August 29. The free concerts are presented by the Recreation Commission's Special Events Committee and through the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Come out and support your community for the 35thanniversary of National Night Out, and Berkeley Heights first annual, held on Tuesday, August 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Memorial Field on the corner of Park and Plainfield avenues. A few of the night’s highlights will ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Due to the anticipated inclement forecast, tonight's Concert in the Park featuring Jersey Four has been postponed to Wednesday, August 15. The free concerts are presented by the Recreation Commission's Special Events Committee and through the partnership with the Berkeley ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Infernos did not disappoint the large crowd that came out for the first of four summer concerts in the park. The charismatic group had the crowd singing and dancing all night long. The band members took turns engaging the crowd to clap, swing their arms, and dance ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The winners of the 2017 TAPinto Summer Concert Photo Contest are the Greco Family and Gov. Livingston teachers Lisa Dhaibar, Staci Toporek, Renee Murillo and Debora Thedinga. Contest sponsors are Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic, Goodman's Deli and Restaurant and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Food, fireworks, rides, friends and great music draw the crowds to the annual Mt. Carmel Feast. Sunday evening the family friendly fireworks display capped off an evening of fun for those who brought the kids to the fair. This was  a smaller display than will the one ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. – It’s time again for the annual Mt. Carmel Feast, a four-day festival full of food, music, games, rides, fireworks, and other family fun, located at Mt. Carmel Field in Berkeley Heights. The fairgrounds will be open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 13 through ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Due to torrential rain, the New Providence Fireworks, originally scheduled for tonight, is rescheduled for Thursday, July 5. The festivities on South Street begins at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The event includes entertainment by DJ ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Suburban Chamber of Commerce kicked off the summer season with its sixth annual Berkeley Heights Street Fair on Sunday with live entertainment, artisan crafters, food vendors, rides and games. Thousands of residents and visitors, young and old, enjoyed food trucks, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A little pride was created in Berkeley Heights when Chris Tribuna, of Balloon Design Studio, took over the basement of Sadal Wine Cellar on Springfield Avenue to stage the creation of a sea of rainbow colored balloons for the NYC Pride March on Sunday. Tribuna, literally, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Hundreds were in attendance of the 15th annual Rubber Ducky Festival to see rubber ducks race down the Passaic River to a finish line, where they were collected by Boy Scouts waiting in canoes. The purchaser of the winning ducks won prizes, with proceeds benefiting the Boy ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Street Fair will shut down Springfield Avenue between Plainfield and Snyder avenues from 10 a.m. to 5 a.m. for the sixth annual Summer Festival that highlights family friendly activities and vendors.   This year's "Summer Festival" offers free carnival ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off Union County’s 57th annual Summer Arts Festival series of free outdoor concerts sponsored by the Freeholder Board with an evening of Broadway favorites, beloved opera overtures and more on Friday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. at Echo Lake ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off Union County’s 57th annual Summer Arts Festival series of free outdoor concerts sponsored by the Freeholder Board with an evening of Broadway favorites, beloved opera overtures and more at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 22, at Echo Lake Park ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic. The family-friendly celebration hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, was a day of fun activities of arts and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts (WIPA) recognized 15 graduating seniors on Monday evening for Senior Night at the Performing Arts School (PAS) located at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Eight students performed for the event: Katherine Buchan of Summit, who has ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The annual Berkeley Heights Summer Festival and Street Fair will take on a down-home, local flair when the sixth edition kicks off on Sunday, June 24th. This year’s festival - sponsored by The Connell Corporation, the new Embassy Suites Hotel and Grain and Cane Restaurant, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - DuckFest 2018, a live music festival in Berkeley Heights, will showcase a DJ, local vocalists and rock bands on June 9, noon to 4 p.m., during the Rubber Ducky Festival at Passaic River Park, Berkeley Heights. Entrance is free to the public. Rain or shine.  The artists ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For anyone walking by on Saturday June 2nd, the scene on the Village Green in Summit New Jersey was striking! Bright beautiful colors flying haphazardly in the air while people danced to lively music and enjoyed authentic Indian cuisine. This was the setting for the Second Annual ...

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