What's Going On In New Brunswick This Week?

The New Brunswick Train Station sits beyond the rubble of the Ferren Mall.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The storm’s a-coming. Despite the looming blizzard and Rutgers students being on spring break, the Hub City is very much alive and well.

Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets in the city.

Monday, March 13

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As demolition of the Ferren Mall and parking deck progresses, the New Brunswick Planning Board will consider recommending for approval the site’s redevelopment plan at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. Catch up on TAPinto New Brunswick’s coverage of the project.

Tuesday, March 14

Snow--and lots of it. Check out everything you need to know about the storm that could dump two feet of snow on New Brunswick here.

Wednesday, March 15

It’s that time once again. The New Brunswick City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall for its bimonthly public gathering. The agenda includes, among other things, an ordinance that would increase extra-duty pay for police officers.

Thursday, March 16

Get ready for the weekend with a laugh. Comedian Kyle Kinane plays the Stress Factory, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. He has starred in a Comedy Central special and worked with comedy big-timers like Bob Odenkirk and Zach Galifianakis.

Friday, March 17

Are you interested in helping the environment? The New Jersey Land Conservation Rally kicks off at 8 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency. Speakers plan to discuss farmland preservation and open space. Plus, the event includes a social featuring Irish music.

It’s St. Paddy’s Day, and that means it’s party time. Tumulty’s Pub launches its Irish party at 8:30 p.m., with live music from Lesser Seamus in the downstairs bar. The special menu includes corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, Guinness and plenty more.

The Hub City Brewhouse on George Street will throw a party beginning at 9 p.m., during which the rock band Beer Goggles will perform.

Saturday, March 18

This year’s Women’s Empowerment, Leadership and Law Conference is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. in Rutgers’ College Avenue student center. Panels will discuss issues facing women in law. Admission is free and includes breakfast and lunch.

Calling all Rutgers Crew alumni, family and friends: The group’s spring banquet is set for 4:30 p.m. at Neilson Dining Hall. Tickets cost $35 and include dinner.

Sunday, March 19

Don’t miss your final chance to catch a show in the soon-to-be-demolished Crossroads Theatre. The troupe performs “Sarah Sings A Love Story” at 3 p.m. in its Livingston Avenue home. After the season’s end in another week, Crossroads will hit the road as it awaits the construction of the new Cultural Center tower.

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