Arts & Entertainment

December 14, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Department of Public Affairs will accept 'Letters to Santa' until 3 p.m. Fri. Dec. 14 at their office at 149 Chestnut St. After numerous calls, texts, email, and Facebook messages from parents concerned that the mailbox was stolen by "some Ebeneezer," TAPinto ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Carols filled the air as doorjam, the house band of Franklin Reformed Church, performed for the Nutley Historical Society’s annual Christmas concert on Thursday evening, Dec. 6. A crowd filled what once was the town’s first school house. Nutleyites enjoyed sandwiches, dessert and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena. When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.   According to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Anticipation is building for Santa's annual ride through the township on a Nutley Fire Department truck.  The annual trek is decades old and has taken place the third Saturday in December for as long as anyone can remember. For 2018, the ride will take place on Saturday Dec.

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NUTLEY, NJ - The special “Santa Express Mailbox” is at the Nutley Park Oval entrance on Chestnut Street will only accept letters until Friday, December 14. Commissioner Rogers set up the mailbox in November so letters to Santa can be forwarded to the big guy himself at the North Pole.  Santa has ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  The 2019 St. Patrick's Day Parade kicks off at 1 p.m. on Saturday March 2, 2019 on Harrison Street Nutley near Holy Famly Church. TAPinto Nutley will return as a sponsor of the parade in 2019.   Since 2016, TAPintoNutley.net  has been the only locally owned news organization ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In an exclusive interview with TAPinto Nutley, Santa Claus said "I can't wait to take my annual ride through the township next Saturday." We caught up with Santa last night as he was catching a train ride with the Chieffo family of Gerard Rd. for their annual toy drive for children ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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Get ready to be merry and bright with Joe Fischer's Holiday Magic Show at the Nutley Public Library on Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 AM!  This fun-filled family event for all ages will feature Joe Fischer's mystifying magic, as well as a special holiday craft participants can make and take home ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season continues every night Every Night, through December 31, guests are invited to enjoy the light at Essex County's most popular park. The lights will not be on December 24 and 25 The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After flying in a helicopter and eating pancakes, Santa Claus is coming back to Nutley for his annual ride in one of the Nutley Fire Department trucks.  The annual trek is decades old and has taken place the third Saturday in December for as long as anyone can remember. For 2018, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Hundreds of people came out on a damp and chilly Sunday night to celebrate the season with music and more. The evening included music programs at the John H. Walker Middle School, the annual tree and menorah lighting, and the Living Nativity at Vincent Methodist ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Known for wanting the spoil the fun of children, reports of the Grinch appearing around town Sunday morning spread across social media quickly, but don't fret, both Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli and Rev. David LeDuc confirmed that tonight's festivities are "all systems go!" The Grinch ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A big part of the holiday season is the memories of holidays past, so TAPinto Nutley is taking a look back at the tree lighting in 2017 before the 2018 event on Dec. 2, 2018.  On Sunday night, the celebration will start with music programs at John H. Walker Middle School at 5:30 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Santa's big night is still weeks away, but that didn't stop him from making headlines with his annual visit to Nutley on his North Pole Express helicopter. For the 57th time he arrived in Nutley on the day after Thanksgiving, and once again, the event was the most widely covered, and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, cider, and doughnuts, are all a part of Nutley's annual tree lighting celebration this Sunday in the center of town.  The celebration starts with music programs at John H. Walker Middle School at 5:30 p.m., The fun spills out onto Franklin Ave.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Santa and Mrs. Claus are taking time from their busy schedule at the North Pole to meet the children of Nutley on December 8 and 9 at Kingsland Manor.  This event is limited to 30 guests so reserve early. Admission is by reservation. Children will leave  with a small token from ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A beloved local tradition continues as the Bloomfield Civic Band, Frank Ortega, Director, presents its HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, featuring a visit from Santa Claus!  Sunday, December 16, 3:00 p.m. Special guest and Bloomfield based composer Allan V. Daleus, will conduct the Band in ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Pingry School's drama and music departments, which included several Bridgewater residents, performed "Peter and the Starcatcher" in November. The play is a pirate story that explores the events before a young, nameless orphan becomes Peter Pan. In the photo ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Santa, and his helicopter, may have left Nutley for the North Pole, but confidential sources told us that the big guy himself will be back in Nutley this Sunday for the Nutley Fire Department 'Pancake Breakfast.' Each year, Santa slips away from the North Pole to visit Nutley for ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner Rogers is once again collecting letters to Santa so they can be forwarded to the North Pole.  Santa has promised that each and every letter will be read and responded to, thanks to the Santa Express Mailbox. The special “Santa Express Mailbox” is at the Nutley Park Oval ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Following the success of 2018's 'Rock Hunger II," Nutley Family Service Bureau is reminding everyone to save the date for 'Rock Hunger III.' The event will take place on the main stage at the Old Canal Inn on June 8, 2019. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m, all to support the food ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The bitter cold temperature did not stop children from waiting for the jolly old elf Friday afternoon.  Santa and Mrs. Claus kept the Nutley tradition and flew into town by whirlybird. Over 3,000 Nutleyites lined up outside the Nutley Park Oval fence on Nov. 23 for the 57th annual ...

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As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love. When faced with a repetitive strain injury, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The members of the Chamber of Commerce wish everyone a happy, healthy, holiday season and ask you to please remember to always shop Nutley first. For the 57th year bring, the #ShopLocal season kicks off with Santa's arrival at the Nutley Park Oval.  The list of sponsors for Nutley ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley officially kicks off the Holiday Season Sunday Dec. 2 with the annual celebration on the Nutley Park Oval including music, horse and buggy rides and the lighting of the tree.  “Our holiday celebration is a wonderful tradition that brings families and friends ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – Santa has arrived in Nutley!  The appearance of Jolly ‘ol Saint Nick on Friday afternoon not only signals the beginning of the Christmas season, but also kicks off Small Business Saturday in Nutley.   The 57th Annual Santa’s Arrival at the Nutley Park Oval, an event organized by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The decades old tradition of Santa arriving by helicopter continues this Friday at the Nutley Park Oval. The Nutley Chamber of Commerce is actively promoting the #ShopLocal season. Arrival early to get the best seats in the Oval, and enjoy hot cocoa and live entertainment as the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season. The 'spectacular' takes place weekends in November, then takes place every night in December.  Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 23-25, ...

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Earlier this month, TAPinto.net had the opportunity to see some of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons go for a trial run in the Meadowlands. On Thanksgiving morning, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., NBC will broadcast the parade live from Broadway in York City. Should you miss the live broadcast, ...

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