Free Summer Movie Series Coming To State Theatre New Jersey

June 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The free summer movie series is returning to the State Theatre New Jersey with six family-friendly movies. 

Once a week from July 3 to August 7, the 1,850-seat restored theater will showcase movies free of charge to the community, offering young people the chance to enjoy these films, whether with their families, summer camps, or other groups.

The lineup ...

New Brunswick unveils new app to reserve parking spaces

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A trip to New Brunswick can sometimes be frustrating. 

The city, home to county government, two hospitals, three theaters and numerous dining and drinking establishments, can be a parking nightmare. Motorists slowly maneuvering their vehicles around the city streets or parking garages in search of that elusive space is a common sight. 

To ease the ...

Discussing the Business of the Future: Marijuana

NEW BRUNSWICK - There were lawyers, bankers, CPAs and hopeful future entrepreneurs, all meeting in New Brunswick and talking about one business: the legal sale of marijuana.

The gathering of the New Jersey Cannabusiness Association at the Blackthorn restaurant in New Brunswick on Wednesday attracted a diverse crowd, with some dressed in neat blue jeans and others in suits and ties.

Among ...

Three new eateries coming to downtown New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University students returning to class this fall will have three new eateries available in a former Easton Avenue book store: an Israeli burger chain and two other restaurants.

Burgerim Gourmet Burgers, originally an Israeli chain featuring mini burgers that has 60 franchises nationally and internationally, plans to open it’s first New Jersey outlet at 37 ...

Yoga, music, fresh veggies and cake open 10th-annual farmers market

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city will kick off the opening of the annual New Brunswick Community Farmers Market (NBCFM) with a big celebration.

On Saturday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be free yoga programs along with live music, cooking demonstrations,  henna tattoos and face painting. Cake will be available as part of the opening day.

The markets, which bring fresh produce ...

50 years after RFK assassination, the NBHS band’s moment in the spotlight resurfaces

NEW BRUNSWICK - On a warm June day in 1968, 40 members of the New Brunswick High School band stood on the city train platform playing hymns.

It was supposed to be a one-hour performance as they waited the train traveling from New York to Washington, carrying the body of slain presidential candidate Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.

But one-hour dragged into two, and then three, as the train was ...

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center Getting Glass Skin

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ask most people about last winter and the likely answer would be a recollection of late season storms, but the mild February and short-lasting March storms were good for construction work.

“We had a good winter,” said Christopher Paladino, executive director of the New Brunswick Development Corp, or DevCo. “We’ve actually started to put the glass ...

Brother Jimmy’s Closes, Bar Popular with College Crowd Owes $80,000 in Rent

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, a downtown restaurant next to the train station and across the street from Rutgers University housing, has closed, apparently the result of declining sales.

“Brother Jimmy’s ceased operations on Monday, May 7 due to their inability to pay rent owed to the New Brunswick Parking Authority,” city spokeswoman Jennifer Bradshaw ...

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