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Restaurant Week Offers Chance to Travel the World - Without Leaving New Brunswick

July 23, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Come to New Brunswick for Restaurant Week – and visit the world.

With more 30 restaurants participating in the event, foodies hungry for quality cuisine will find themselves magically transported around the world.

There’s Italian, Mexican, Asian, Ethiopian, Korean, Irish and Vietnamese options to fit every budget and satisfy every palate.

Or if you ...

The Spa at The Heldrich Invites You to Pamper Yourself During Restaurant Week in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – For Restaurant Week, Krisztina Rossi invites you to come for a massage, a facial and nail service – and stay for the food and drink.

The owner of The Spa at The Heldrich realizes her participation in City Center’s Restaurant Week may seem unusual to some, but she thinks many who will be descending on the city hungry to sample its quality cuisine also want ...

Hyatt Regency's Glass Woods Tavern Reopens Just in Time For New Brunswick's Restaurant Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Hyatt Regency has reopened its bar just in time to participate in New Brunswick’s Restaurant Week.

The hotel’s Glass Woods Tavern is now open, offering drinks and fun fare as Restaurant Week runs until July 25.

The menu includes margherita brick oven pepperoni pizza, hot honey pretzel chicken tenders and stuffed jalapeño cheddar burgers ...

Christopher's at Heldrich Hotel Opens Just in Time For Restaurant Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Christopher’s Bar & Restaurant, a dining destination nestled in the lobby of the Heldrich Hotel on Livingston Avenue, has reopened just in time for the city’s Restaurant Week.

Christopher’s will be offering a special four-course prix fixe menu on July 23 and 24 only.

Restaurant Week in New Brunswick spans two weeks.

The event will run through ...

Restaurant Week is an Invitation to Return to Your Favorite New Brunswick Spot

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Restaurant Week is returning this year with an invitation to come back to your favorite bars and restaurants in New Brunswick.

And for those who have been dining in City Center and throughout the rest of the city – whether you were picking up, ordering out, enjoying the outdoor experience or recently dining in - Restaurant Week invites you to try a delicious dish at a ...

A One Stop Shop – Brothers Halal Meat and Grocery Opens on Route 27 

SOMERSET, NJ –  Brothers Halal Meat and Grocery, located at 1991 Route 27 in Somerset, officially opened its doors last month and the owners are looking forward to expanding their ties within the community. 

"We felt this was something the community needed and wanted to expand our business here," said Omar Aly who, along with Mohamed Elamrawy and Mike Hamza own ...

New Brunswick's Newest Restaurant Opening Just in Time For Restaurant Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The city’s newest restaurant, a 2,200-square-foot space on Easton Avenue, has opened just in time to take part in the city’s Restaurant Week.

Ani Ramen House serves up dinner daily, with to-go, delivery and lunch options to follow in July.

Along with its custom-made noodles and something called an “unami bomb,” Ani Ramen offers ...

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market Opens for the Season This Saturday

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market will open for the season in New Brunswick on June 19.

Fresh and local fruits and vegetables, local honey, baked goods, prepared foods, flowers and craft items will be available for purchase now through the end of October at the market's two locations.

The Market will again operate at two locations:

The ...

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 29, 2021

TRENTON – So, yeah, masks are now “strongly recommended” indoors where there are crowds, says Gov. Phil Murphy, following the latest federal guidance. While this is a sensible request, as the COVID numbers rise in the state, not everyone is on board. Just ask super-conservative Sen. Michael Doherty, who dashed off a press release saying: “The Murphy administration ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 28, 2021

STATEWIDE – Gov. Phil Murphy scored some quick mid-summer PR yesterday, dropping a press release announcing that nine rest areas on the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons. But it may take some time for all to gel. Will we really start saying stuff like, “Hey, hit me up for some nuts at the James Gandolfini" (service area in Montvale.)? Or "do they ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 27, 2021

STATEWIDE – Even the Washington Post now realizes New Jersey’s awkward relationship with the feds. The Garden State famously gives more tax dollars to Uncle Sam than it can ever dream of getting back in financial aid, infrastructure and other goodies. (In fiscal 2018, New Jersey received less back on every federal tax dollar paid ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 26, 2021

ROSELLE PARK – The story of a local woman with vulgar anti-Biden signs appeared to be over after a municipal court judge sided with basic logic and decency, ordering her to remove them from her fence. But now the ACLU is involved, for some reason, representing the resident in this senseless legal battle that has grabbed the attention of CNN. Mayor Joseph ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 23, 2021

ON THE RAILS – $673 million? Wow, it’s almost like real money, as New Jersey, Connecticut and New York squabble over federal pandemic cash in the topsy-turvy world of mass transit. The total pot contains $14.2 billion, to be divided among the three states, NJ.com reports. The three states use a federal funding formula to figure out the split, but now greedy New York wants to switch ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 22, 2021

DOWN THE SHORE – Sure, you can stay in an overpriced seaside motel that hasn’t been updated since the waning days of the Carter Administration. But, for the same cash – about $250 a night – you can sleep on a yacht. NJ 101.5 reports that Airbnb has a summer listing for a big boat that sleeps five and features three bathrooms. It’s yours with a two-night minimum and ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

July 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

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Rutgers Alum Who Co-Starred With Orson Welles, Flew Missions Over Occupied Europe, Turns 100

July 27, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was on his way to England via Africa, a young man born in 1920 to Russian Jewish immigrants in New York City. As a newly minted Air Force navigator, his mission was to deliver a B-24 bomber and its 10-man crew to an airbase in Britain. It was nighttime in the Sahara. As he looked at the moon, he remembered how “terribly romantic and freezing cold” the night ...

Rutgers Study: Black, Latinx People Still Skeptical About COVID-19 Vaccines

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Black and Latinx people intensely sought information on COVID-19 and engaged in public health measures such as mask-wearing and testing due to devastating experiences during the pandemic but are still skeptical about vaccines, according to a Rutgers study.

The findings, which appear in JAMA Network Open, offer insight into what motivates people in Black and ...

From New Brunswick to Tokyo: Rutgers Well-Represented in Summer Olympics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five former Scarlet Knight athletes will be representing Team USA at the upcoming Toyko Olympics.

Todd Frazier and Patrick Kivlehan will be on the field for baseball with Darren Fenster serving as an assistant coach,

Carli Lloyd takes the pitch with women's soccer for her fourth Olympic games and Rudy Winkler will compete in the hammer throw during the track ...

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Achieves Sixth Consecutive Prestigious Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence

July 21, 2021

Following a rigorous re-designation process, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) achieved Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the sixth consecutive time. RWJUH is one of only seven organizations internationally to achieve this distinction.

With this achievement, RWJUH retains its place among an elite group of ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...