Arts & Entertainment

November 10, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – It’s been five years since Mountainside’s Levi Cory House was moved to Constitution Plaza. After extensive repairs and restoration work, the historic Levi Cory House is now ready for the public and it looks fantastic. The Holiday Boutique which has previously been open in the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Marching Band placed fourth in the TOB Atlantic Coast Championships on Sunday, October 28 in Hershey, PA. They scored 95.95; their highest score since 2012 and their highest Group II Open score since 2010. Under the direction of Band Director Nicholas ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Artist Doug Hoekzema has traveled the world painting bigger-than-life murals on the facades of commercial buildings, hotels, resorts and convention centers, but none perhaps as heartfelt as the three-story mural that emerged over the past four days on the stucco wall of  Redelico's ...

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Volunteers and supporters of “Beautiful Mountainside,” the borough’s grass roots beautification committee enjoyed a spooktacular Halloween Party on Saturday night at the Elks club.  Bob Messler was Master of Ceremonies for the annual event, which helps fund numerous improvements made by a core ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights is proud to partner with the Senior Citizens club of Berkeley Heights and Senior Clubs in surrounding towns. The next social is scheduled for Tuesday, October 30. Every other Tuesday afternoon from 2 until 3:30 p.m. Autumn Lake ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander Marching Band had a big weekend winning both the Tournament of Bands Group 10 State Championship on Saturday at Toms River High School East and the Regions at the Chapter 10 [North Jersey/Greater New York City Metropolitan Region] tournament at West ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The weekend of October 20-21 marks Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend event. Each year, Union County celebrates its important place in history by featuring many historic sites throughout the County. The historic Hetfield House will be open for visitors on Saturday, Oct.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston fall play was announced on Monday, September 17, and, in case you missed it, it’s Little Women! Little Women, a novel written by Louisa May Alcott, tells the story of four sisters and their mother living a Christian life during the 19th century. The ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Mayor Paul Mirabelli announced a busy mid-October weekend with multiple community events taking place on Oct. 12-13 at the Tuesday, Oct. 2 Borough Council work session. The fall Pickleball tournament is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 12 at the Mountainside tennis courts. The ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mountainside PTO is hosting its annual Fall Festival from noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Deerfield School. This is a great event for the family and will have rides, games, a Tricky Tray, food and so much more. Come down and enjoy a day celebrating ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights is proud to partner with the Senior Citizens club of Berkeley Heights and Senior Clubs in surrounding towns. Every Tuesday afternoon starting October 2 from 1:45 until 3:45 p.m. Autumn Lake welcomes all seniors to come to their ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The four-day Westfield International Film Festival kicked off Thursday evening at the James Ward Mansion downtown. Attendees enjoyed cocktails and appetizers provided by Westfield vendors before sitting down to view the first series of short film screenings. “I think it’s ...

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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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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Despite the seemingly endless on again off again week long rain showers, Saturday proved to be perfect garage sailing weather in Mountainside. Nearly 60 homes participated in this year's town wide tag sale, sponsored by the Mountainside Newcomers.  The annual event was well ...

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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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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Mark your calendars for the Mountainside Town Wide Garage Sale on September 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a rain date of September 16. Maps are available the day of the event at the Mountainside Library at 1 Constitution Plaza in Mountainside or on Facebook (Search ...

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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 - 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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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield residents looking for a way to spend their summer nights will have a returning musical option over the next few months. Now in its fifth year, the Springfield business Improvement District (BID) Concert series kicks off on Thursday July 12 with bi-weekly performances ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —  The Westfield Community Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Thomas Connors, held its annual free Independence Day Concert in Mindowaskin Park Thursday night.  The band was joined by members of the Westfield Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s creepy. It’s kooky. And it’s taking over Westfield from Oct 26 to 28. AddamsFest, a town-wide celebration honoring Westfield native Charles Addams and his most famous creations, The Addams Family, will be a destination event this fall with family-friendly activities, lectures, ...

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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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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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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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“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Audrey Hepburn MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Six gracious Mountainside homeowners welcomed visitors into their backyards on Saturday to saunter among hydrangea, oleander, hibiscus, roses, succulents and so much more.  The biennial Tour of Mountainside’s ...

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EDISON, NJ –Auctioneer Joe Bodnar recalls an interview several years ago with a writer for a national antiques magazine in which he was asked ‘What are the antiques/collectibles of the future?’ Without hesitating, Bodnar answered  ‘Computers,’ he recalls. “Commodore 64, IBM, Apple,’ and he also ...

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