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June 30: Hoboken’s Mission 50 Holding Free Art Show Featuring Local Artist Ricardo Roig

June 27, 2022

Mission 50, New Jersey’s premier coworking space, continues its monthly series of art shows with an event entitled, “Shaping Light by Local Artist Ricardo Roig.” Free and open to the public, the solo art exhibition, reception, and drawing to win a Roig print will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mission 50, 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken.

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Mission 50’s Monthly “Coffee Talk” Series to Feature Local Wisdom’s Pinaki Kathiari

HOBOKEN, NJ - Northern New Jersey’s premiere coworking community and boutique office building, Mission 50, will hold its monthly “Coffee Talk” Speaker Series on Thursday, June 16, 2022. This free community event will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken.

Featured speaker Pinaki Kathiari, CEO of the digital communications agency Local ...

Newark Avenue Pedesrian Plaza Nears Completion

JERSEY CITY, NJ -  A new and improved Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza is about to be unveiled downtown more than a year of reconstruction work.

When city officials first proposed to close down a portion of Newark Avenue near Grove Street in 2015 to construct a pedestrian mall, many people had serious doubts. But the mall became more than just a place for people to relax as they ate at the ...

NJ Pride Chamber to Host Pride Month Kickoff Extravaganza in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The NJ Pride Chamber of Commerce will hold a Pride Month Kickoff Extravaganza in Jersey City on Thursday, June 2.

The event will be held from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, Jersey City and will include hors d'oeuvres, free signature cocktails (provided by Saint Luna Spirits) and discounted cocktails (provided by Tito's), as well as fabulous ...

New Jersey Micro-Businesses Can Benefit from New State Financing Program

TRENTON, NJ – In celebration of National Small Business Week, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced plans to open applications for its Micro Business Loan next month, which will make additional funding resources available through the Authority’s Main Street Recovery Program.

The NJEDA has already issued nearly $5.5 million ...

Central Ave. SID to Distribution Reusable Bags

JERSEY CITY, NJ - In preparation for the plastic bag ban that goes into effect Wednesday, the Central Avenue Special Improvement District (CASID) has teamed up with BagUpNJ to distribute reusable grocery bags to the community on Tuesday. 

The giveaway will run from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Angel Azul Bakery, 460 Central Avenue.

Hoboken’s Mission 50 to Host Open House and Free Day of Coworking Away From Home Offices on April 27

HOBOKEN, N.J. - For the many business professionals who need a break from work-from-home life or need a new professional space, New Jersey’s premiere coworking space, Mission 50, invites them to experience a complimentary day at the boutique office building during its Community Open House. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 50 Harrison Street ...

Downtown Farmers Market Back at Full Force Starting April 25

JERSEY CITY, NJ - While the Historic Downtown farmers market never went away, it is coming back big on April 25 as it opens its spring season with 35 vendors.

Held on Mondays and Thursdays, the downtown market is one of the city’s hottest, partly because of its location on the Grove Street plaza.

The market is open from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and has many of the vendors from ...

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Garden Savings FCU Partners with Local Radio Station to Support Habitat for Humanity

July 1, 2022

Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey with branches in Newark, Dover and South Orange, is helping to build homes for local communities in the surrounding areas. The credit union has partnered with WDHA FM (105.5 FM) to help support Habitat for Humanity and build homes for people in need.  

“We love supporting Habitat for Humanity and the great ...

Take Our 2022 Reader Survey: We Want to Hear From You

Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2022 Reader Survey.   

Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve the quality of your reader ...

eSports Wagering in New Jersey to Exceed $10 Billion in 2022, According to Leading Analyst

eSports Wagering in New Jersey to Exceed $10 Billion in 2022, According to Leading Analyst

 

Authorization of eSports Betting Platform April 4 Puts Garden State Bettors in Position to Wager on MSI 2022 −

 

Fort Worth, TX –eSports wagering will exceed $10 billion in New Jersey for the first time in 2022, according to analysts at Sportingpedia.com. One ...

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Hudson County Schools of Technology Hosts Industry Partner Breakfast

July 2, 2022

SECAUCUS, NJ – Hudson County Schools of Technology held its 2022 Industry Partner Breakfast on Tuesday at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus to recognize the invaluable educational and professional contributions made by HCST’s many industry partners throughout the state. The event also provided an opportunity for partners to network with each other, as well as with teachers and staff who ...

NJ Transit Will Conduct Redesign Of Hudson County Bus Network

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — NJ Transit will soon begin examining COVID-19’s impact on local bus networks in Hudson County and what changes can be made to improve those services, the statewide transit agency recently announced.

The project — which is being funded through a $514,045 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration — ...

South Jersey Man Admits Selling Fake COVID Cleansers

June 22, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ — A South Jersey businessman pleaded guilty to selling pesticide-laced disinfectant wipes and liquid sanitizers to federal agencies, municipalities and others, falsely promising they would kill the coronavirus.

Maple Shade businessman Paul Andrecola, 63, admitted his role in a year-long scheme before U.S. District Court Judge Robert B. Kugler on Thursday in a Camden federal ...

5 Healthy Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue

When you think of a classic American summer, three things come to mind—the Fourth of July, swimming pools, and, of course, barbecues. There are hundreds of different kinds of meat to cook (even more vegetarian alternatives) and thousands of recipes you can create from the comfort of your own grill.

But, this beloved tradition is particularly partial to high-calorie, meaty ...

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, July 9, 11:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

JCPD Memorial Walk

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Tue, July 12, 7:00 PM

Hoboken

Party With Purpose Annual 5k and After Party

Garden Savings FCU Partners with Local Radio Station to Support Habitat for Humanity

July 1, 2022

Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey with branches in Newark, Dover and South Orange, is helping to build homes for local communities in the surrounding areas. The credit union has partnered with WDHA FM (105.5 FM) to help support Habitat for Humanity and build homes for people in need.  

“We love supporting Habitat for Humanity and the great ...

Empower The Village Celebrates Juneteenth, Black Artists and Economic Empowerment at 4th Annual ‘For The Love of Art’ Show

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The second annual Juneteenth federal holiday weekend was celebrated in spectacular fashion, as Empower The Village Inc, a New Jersey-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, showcased Black excellence in the arts and hosted over 200 attendees at their annual For The Love of Art: A Juneteenth Celebration of Justice & Joy, an art show and fundraiser at the ...

Liberty State Park: Protect a National Treasure

July 6, 2022

Dear Editor,

Liberty State Park is a national treasure, a piece of our country’s history that we must protect for the enjoyment of current and future generations.

Public, green space is integral for our communities, especially in urban areas where parks are scarce. Liberty State Park is a celebrated environment for Jersey City and all of Hudson County where children, families, ...