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Discussing N.J.'s business of the future - legal marijuana

June 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There were lawyers, bankers, CPAs and hopeful future entrepreneurs, all meeting in New Brunswick to discuss the future of 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 ...

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 ...

New Brunswick City Market Honors Local Business Leaders

NEW BRUNSWICK – New Brunswick City Market (NBCM) recently presented awards in three separate categories to two local businesses and a community program, during its 30th Annual Board of Directors' meeting held on May 23, 2018.

"As in years past, City Market is once again pleased to honor the contributions of local businesses and community initiatives," said Pamela Stefanek, ...

Amazon’s Career Choice program wins “Community Excellence” award

EDISON, NJ - Amazon’s Career Choice program recently received the “Community Excellence” award from the New Jersey Community College Consortium for its impact on the local community.

Steven Johnson, Amazon’s Director for Associate Development, was on hand to accept the award and lead a panel discussion on how the program provides trained, motivated employees for ...

New Brunswick movie theatre hopes to entice movie-goers with the latest technology

NEW BRUNSWICK - Perhaps take a break from Netflix and revisit the AMC Lowes New Brunswick 18 movie theater on Route 1, which has been upgraded to provide Dolby Cinema technology with the latest in movie imaging and audio systems.

Beginning this weekend, the theater on the southbound side of Route 1 will offer an enhanced projection system created at the Dolby Laboratories in ...

Expanded Walmart opens 24-hour Supercenter near New Brunswick

NORTH BRUNSWICK - After two years of renovations, Walmart on Tuesday celebrated that opening of its expanded Supercenter store, just over the city's border in North Brunswick.

The now 190,000-square-foot store on Route 1 will be open 24-hours-a-day. It features a garden center, pharmacy, photo center, vision and glasses center and a McDonald’s restaurant, among other ...

Brother Jimmy’s closes, owes $83,000 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 ...

New Brunswick law firm named one of healthiest companies in nation

NEW BRUNSWICK - A long-time city law firm has been named one of the "Healthiest Companies in America."

Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP received the designation from Interactive Health, a national provider known for its preventive health programs that encourage employees to adopt new health habits.

Hoagland Longo is one of just 184 companies across the ...

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