In New Brunswick, Dinner and a Movie for Foodies

August 16, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — It's easy to compare Mark Pascal and Francis Schott, the owners of Catherine Lombardi and Stage Left Steak, to the two brothers who own an Italian restaurant in 1950s New Jersey in the film “Big Night.”

Why? Pascal and Schott know a thing or two, after all, about running an authentic Italian eatery. Catherine Lombardi is renowned not just in New ...

Rain, Rain, Go Away: Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Tonight on Schedule



HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Rotary Fair will open as scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m.

National Weather Service radar shows the rain that started early Tuesday morning is moving eastward, and though clouds will continue to cover the area, the rain is not expected to return.

This is the 10th year the Hillsborough Rotary has hosted the fair adjacent to the ...

Summer Break? Not Here. George Street Playhouse Preps Its Temporary Home for Fall Theater

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — You might think life moves slower on College Farm Road, at the edge of the city and the Rutgers University campus.

And if you were talking about the livestock, you'd be right. But for employees of George Street Playhouse, which recently transferred here from the heart of New Brunswick, this summer has moved faster than fire.

The day after the curtains closed on ...

As Theater Demolition Progresses, New Brunswick Looks Toward the Future

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Walk around downtown New Brunswick during any workday and you'll hear it: the sounds of a changing city.

Workers, perched on cranes and manning excavators, tear into buildings and rubble off Livingston Avenue. Heavy machinery roars, and tumbling building materials rumble. The scatterbrained noise tells passersby that something is going on here.

And that ...

Weekend Fun Family Events

August has gifted us with perfect weather: not too hot with very little humidity. Get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine as summer comes to a close. Although there are only a few weekends left before Labor Day, local festivals are still in full swing.

International Food Festival

Food festivals are a summertime staple. We don’t often get a chance to try international cuisine in a casual ...

What’s Going On In Franklin Township This Weekend?

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do this weekend? Want to try some sweet treats at an ice cream social? How about taking a hike or scenic bike ride?

Well, you can do all that and more right here in town.

Check out TAPinto Franklin Township’s roundup of some of the best things to do close to home.  

Friday, Aug. 11

The Learning Experience® of Somerset Ice ...

Franklin Township: New Bakery BAM Desserts Soft Opening this Weekend

SOMERSET, NJ - If you got a sweet tooth this weekend, BAM Desserts the newest bakery in town is looking to satisfy your craving. This weekend BAM Desserts is having a soft opening with introductory pricing, Sat. 11 a.m. to -5 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

BAM Desserts is a specialty bakery whose emphasis is on tasty creative flavors.

They offer a variety of baked goods ...

Jersey Fresh Summer Vegetable Gazpacho

COLTS NECK, NJ - Gazpacho screams summer time.  Made with the freshest vegetables available during the peak of Summer, this chilled soup packs a flavorful punch and is very, very healthy. 

There are really no rules with Gazpacho. You can keep it chunky or puree it until silky smooth. I think the key to success with this dish is to use the very freshest ingredients you can ...

Roosterspin Wins New Brunswick’s War of the Five Wings

Editor's note: This is food writer Devin Healey's review of the new restaurant Roosterspin.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Game of Thrones' Westeros may have the War of the Five Kings, but New Brunswick has the War of the Five Wings. With the opening of Roosterspin on the corner of Albany and Spring streets, and the imminent opening of the Rick Ross-approved Wingstop ...

Franklin Township: Sweet Reads and Zoup! a Delicious Pairing

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Do you like soup and encouraging literacy in our youth? 

If you do, come out to show support for Franklin Township's newest franchise next 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug, 9, Zoup! as they partner with Sweet Reads. 

"Literacy and the sheer love of books is dear to our hearts and we are excited to sponsor "Sweet Reads" as our first ...

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Franklin Woman’s Club Invites New Members to Tea

August 14, 2017

Are you a woman, age 18 or above in search of opportunities to share and/or develop your talents and skills to make a difference in your community and to make new friends in the process?  If so, please accept an invitation to the annual Franklin Woman’s Club Meet and Greet Afternoon Tea to be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017 (2 pm).The event is FREE. Those wishing to attend should ...