Ahoy, Matey! It’s Time for Mayhem and Merriment during Belmar’s First-Ever Pirate Walk

June 22, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — There will be plenty of high-seas adventures in Belmar on Sunday, June 25 when its first-ever Pirate Walk will take over the borough’s central shopping district.

The Belmar Business Partnership is sponsoring the swashbuckling event, which will feature pirate re-enactments and entertainment, a free gift auction for those dressed as pirates and wenches, and a treasure ...

Paper Mill Playhouse Receives $40,000 NEA Grant

MILLBURN, NJ - The Paper Mill Playhouse received a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The funding supports the Paper Mill’s “Theatre For Everyone” project, a series of programs that serves the needs of children with autism and other social and cognitive disabilities.

“The arts reflect the vision, energy, and talent of America’s artists and ...

Bloomfield's Rockstar Racecar to Headline at Nutley Farmers' Market July 2

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Rockstar Racecar will be headlining at the Nutley Farmers' Market July 2.

Rockstar Racecar is an awesome tween punk glam Jersey rock band led by the multitalented Troy Donohue on vocals, guitar and keyboards. The Wolverine masters percussion with Heaney killing it on bass. With lots of classic 70s punk and glam, the band keeps it rocking through parties and ...

Hillary Swank's Oscar Winning Role in 'Boys Don't Cry is the Thursday afternoon movie at Bloomfield Public Library

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Public Library Thursday afternoon movies celebration of LGBT Pride Month continue this Thursday with Boys Don't Cry in the Little Theatre at 12:15 p.m. 

June 22, 2017 – BOYS DON’T CRY

Based on actual events. Brandon Teena (Hilary Swank) is the popular new person in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the people, ...

Kingsland Manor House Tours Sunday June 18 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

NUTLEY, NJ - Tours of Nutley's historic Kingsland Manor will be conducted on Sunday June 18 between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The manor is an 18th century Dutch Colonial farm house located on the banks of the Third River. The residence overlooks the falls and pond in Kingsland Park. 

The tours are free. Donations are welcome. 

For more information call ...

Bloomfield Pride Picnic Comes to Brookside Park June 24

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Pride, the township's ad hoc committee for the LGBT community, will host the 'Pride Picnic' at Brookside Park Saturday June 24 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The picnic is open to the entire community. 

Additional information can be found on the Bloomfield Pride website at 

Hot Jazz Fills Nutley's Brightest Night of the Year

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's brightest night of the year filled the Nutley Museum with hot jazz of Nutley High School's 'Jazz Lab' as the Nutley Educational Foundation (NEF) celebrated its benefactors and the projects that making Nutley a great place to live and learn.

The 'Jazz Lab' provided music over the course of the Wednesday evening event, but it was ...

Nutley's Franklin Spring Festival Scheduled for Thursday June 15

NUTLEY, NJ -  Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci, Commissioner Alphonse Petracco and the Board of Commissioners have collaborated to bring Nutley the “Franklin Spring Festival”. This event promises to be jam-packed with fun for everyone from young to old!! Be sure to mark your calendars for Thursday, June 15, 2017.

The Franklin Spring Festival will take ...

Ronald J. Mount Lion & Hyena Exhibit Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Ronald J. Mount Lion and Hyena Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo was opened today by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. The exhibit is a part of the African Adventure area of the zoo. Turtle Back Zoo is now home to animals from North and South America, Asia, Australia, and Africa. 

“The lion is the central figure on the Essex ...

The Celluloid Closet is this Thursday's feature as the Bloomfield Public Library celebrates LGBT Pride Month

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Public Library Thursday afternoon movies celebration of LGBT Pride Month continue this Thursday with The Celluloid Closet in the Little Theatre at 12:15 p.m. 


A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of the LGBT community and the attitudes behind them throughout North ...

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Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Witness History as Battle of Short Hills Unfolds at Oak Ridge Park in Clark

June 20, 2017

Union County residents and visitors can partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, when hundreds of uniformed men, women and children stage a re-enactment to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Short Hills.

The two-day event covers everything from dramatic clashes with British regulars to the everyday ...