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Join Ladies Night Out in Montclair, April 7

April 2, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Ladies Night Out in Montclair Center is happening Friday, April 7. 

The biggest Ladies Night Out in Montclair ever, organizers state, will include over 50 merchants participating with special offers, free giveaways, refreshments and hors d’oeuvres, music and more. 

The event is organized by the Montclair Center BID and begins at 5 ...

East Orange to Hold HBCU Fair/ Summer Work Experience Program Kickoff April 8th

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training will host its annual Summer Work Experience Program Kickoff in conjunction with a Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair April 8, 2017. 

Students will get the chance to meet with representatives from various HBCUs including Bennett College for Women, Cheyney University, Clark Atlanta ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Barnes & Noble College bookstore opens in Hahne & Co. Building

NEWARK, NJ - Barnes & Nobel College today opened a Rutgers University-Newark bookstore in the Hahne & Co. building in downtown Newark.

The 10,000 square-foot, two-story store with a entrance on Halsey Street is the first major bookstore to open in Newark in decades.

The bookstore will sell merchandise typically found at other Barnes & Noble retail outlets, but also ...

Whole Foods opens with a bang amid Newark's boom

NEWARK, NJ - When the glass doors slid open at the long-anticipated Whole Foods market opening on Wednesday, Karim Aquil Sharif, a chef who lives in Newark, stood right in the middle of the store, in a state of giddy excitement, as more than 500 people poured in around him.

"I'm a chef, and I just bought some store-made Italian chicken sausage, and I'm going down the aisle to ...

Montclair Women's Club Features The Chocolate Entrepreneur, Feb. 28

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Women's Club will host a special event on Tuesday, February 28, entitled 'The Chocolate Entrepreneur' with Susan Fine.

Fine will discuss how she turned her passion into a business. The event social will begin at 7:00p.m. followed by a presentation at 7:30p.m. 

Admission is free for Montclair Women's Club members and $10 for ...

TAPinto Crushes Monthly Readership Record: 809,024 Readers in January 2017

TAPinto.net, a network of 61 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, marked the beginning of 2017 with a record month of traffic in January.   

January also marked the launch of TAPinto Newark, which -- out of the gate -- broke the story of a bishop being assaulted in a cathedral in Newark.  The article was picked up by ABC, NBC, CBS, the Associated ...

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Opportunity New Jersey Breakfast Promotes Data-Based Education

April 24, 2017

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Opportunity New Jersey held a breakfast at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Woodbridge Friday to promote the non-partisan organization's data-based education about policy actions in New Jersey.

The event, sponsored by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors' Bureau, featured speakers Thomas Bracken and Michele Siekerka.