Arts & Entertainment

August 15, 2018

  ELIZABETH, NJ –   Lesl Harker, of New Providence, will receive a Union County HEART Grant awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year. The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program provides funding for 63 artists, historians and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence’s annual National Night Out went according to plan, without a single drop of rain, despite the dark clouds momentarily looming overhead.   Academy Street was littered with booths offering cotton candy, ice cream, dunking booths, a bouncy house, and a magician.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On July 20, 2018, Mary Delia, a senior at New Providence High School, won her first national title as National United Miss, part of the International United Miss Pageant system. On and off the stage of the scholarship-style pageant, Delia is an advocate for body positivity. She ...

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On Tuesday, August 7th, the Police, Fire and EMS are hosting National Night Out with sponsors JCP&L, Lions Club, Municipal Alliance and the New Providence BPA. In conjunction with the last scheduled summer concert of the New Providence Summer Concert series, bring the whole family for a night ...

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New Providence, NJ - With dark clouds overhead and the threat of rain looming, Thursday night’s scheduled concert, featuring The 1910 Fruitgum Company, was held at the municipal gym. The New Providence Concert Series has become a real hit with local residents and Thursrday’s attendance was ...

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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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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A taste of Liverpool circa 1964 came to Centennial Park in New Providence Thursday night as the Beatles tribute band, “The Day Trippers” ran through the hits of the Beatles early days for a crowd of well over 200.  The crowd ran the gamut from babies in strollers to senior ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Business is proud to present four summer concerts offering music and entertainment for the whole family.  The free concerts will include face painting and a magician to entertain the kids, along with free hot dogs from The Prestige Diner, ice cream from Zita’s ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Scores of local residents made their way downtown to Centennial Park on a cool summer night, to partake in the annual New Providence Summer Concert Series. This year’s concert series was kicked off with a lively performance from the Asbury Fever Jersey Shore Party Band a Bruce ...

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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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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence community came together Thursday evening, ranging from young to old, in downtown NP to celebrate a belated 4th of July with fireworks to cap off a family friendly night. South Street was closed off so that families could lounge and enjoy the amenities that ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Celebrate the Fourth Of July again, tonight, Thursday, July 5, beginning at 7 p.m. Torrential rain on Wednesday, July 3, caused the borough to cancel the festivities planned for that evening and reschedule them for Thursday. The festivities on South Street begin at 7 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Due to torrential rain, the New Providence Fireworks, originally scheduled for tonight, is rescheduled for Thursday, July 5. The festivities on South Street begins at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.  The event includes entertainment by DJ ...

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The New Providence Independence Day Celebration returns to the borough on Tuesday, July 3, on South Street from Gales Drive to Springfield Avenue, and will include fun filled activities for all. DJ John Souren of Club Souren will provide entertainment from his perch on South Street. There will ...

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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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SUMMIT, NJ - For anyone walking by on Saturday June 2nd, the scene on the Village Green in Summit New Jersey was striking! Bright beautiful colors flying haphazardly in the air while people danced to lively music and enjoyed authentic Indian cuisine. This was the setting for the Second Annual ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A true labor of love brought a final tribute this Friday to the late founder of NP Public Art, Marjan Nirou Saniee, in the fitting form of a permanent art installation on the exterior of the Recreation Center on Elkwood Avenue.  The sculpture created by local artist, Bob Hill, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Memorial Day Parade is the one event each year that brings the whole town outside rain or shine to line Springfield Avenue with folding chairs and strollers and to stop for a moment in honor our veterans and fallen heroes.  A perfect-for-marching 60 degrees ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Heather Hoffman, owner of Luminous MedSpa Salon in New Providence welcomed Teresa Giudice, of The Real Housewives of New Jersey to sign copies of her latest book, Standing Strong, all to raise money for her Reborn Foundation.  Giudice, the veteran cast member and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Diversity Committee hosted their annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration this past Saturday on May 5th at the New Providence Memorial Library. Attendees enjoyed an afternoon of music, song, Mexican culture and traditions, and Mexican dishes and delights. The ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Luminous MedSpa & Salon is proud to host Teresa Giudice of RHONJ (Real Housewives of NJ) for a special book signing event 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7.  All the proceeds from books purchased that evening will go to the Luminous ReBorn Foundation whose mission is to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Over 200 residents and children got up early Saturday morning and headed to Oakwood Park for the 35th Annual Fishing Derby, provided in cooperation between the PBA Local 132 and the New Providence Recreation Center. As always, the atmosphere at the fishing derby is ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Looking for some books to take to the beach this summer, or mysteries, collectible books, children's books, history books, biographies or virtually any other type of book on the market? Come to the Summit College Club Book Sale between now, Thursday, April 26, and Sunday, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Summit College Club Book Sale will be held from Tuesday, April 24 - Friday, April 29, at the American Legion, 357 Elkwood Ave., New Providence. Proceeds from the sale are used to fund college scholarships for deserving young women in local high schools. The sale will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mark your calendars!  The annual Fishing Derby returns to Oakwood Park Saturday, April 28, rain or shine, from 8 to 11 a.m.  Co-sponsored by New Providence P.B.A. Local #132 and New Providence Recreation, this family favorite event is one of the borough’s “signs of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center launches a signature medical weight loss program that follows well established nutrition guidelines and includes restricted as well as mindful eating.  "As an Internist with over ten years of experience in weight management, I ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A crowd of families lined up outside of YESTERcades in Downtown Westfield Friday night to be the first to play Pac-Man, Street Fighter, Space Invaders and other classic video and arcade games. Located at 151 East Broad St. (formerly City Sports), it’s is the company’s third ...

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BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The largest rummage sale in New Jersey -- the fundraising Rummage Sale for the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills -- will begin accepting donations this Saturday, April 7, for items to resell at the VNA's spring sale, scheduled for May 4 to 6. The ...

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