SOLD! Paterson Set to Auction 46 Properties

February 14, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- A plan to infuse $2 million into Paterson’s budget moved forward on Tuesday with the City Council approving an auction of 46 city-owned properties. The final vote came after lengthy discussions between residents and council members about the importance of promoting home ownership as a means of building stronger communities.

First Ward Councilman Michael Jackson was the lone ...

Who’s Driving the Bus?

PATERSON, NJ- Every day thousands of Paterson residents board New Jersey Transit buses headed to destinations around the city, Passaic County, or beyond. Rightly focused on getting to their intended destination, few think about who it is at the steering wheel making sure that the journey is a safe one.

On Monday, January 22, TAPinto Paterson was invited to attend a meeting of the Amalgamated ...

Is Snow on the Way?

PATERSON, NJ-  For those that don’t like snow, the most updated forecast provides some good news, as Paterson is largely expected to steer clear of the frozen white stuff that early predictions had called for. However, winter is far from over, and even a small bit of snow can cause havoc on the roads.

It’s with this in mind that longtime Paterson business-owner Mario ...

Don't Let the Weather Fool You- Eight Tips for Driving in the Snow

PATERSON, NJ- While the forecast for the coming days predicts a welcome respite from the cold and snow we’ve experienced through much of January, winter is far from over.

It’s with this in mind that longtime Paterson business-owner Mario Tommolillo of Classic Auto Body shared the following tips for driving in the snow from AAA with TAPinto readers.

“Driving safely always ...

Newark makes the short list for Amazon's next HQ2

Newark, NJ--Newark has been named as one of 20 finalists to host Amazon’s next headquarters in North America.

Amazon announced the short-listed cities on Thursday.

Other cities that made the cut include Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, Montgomery County, ...

Business Where Paterson Man Was Gunned Down To Remain Shut Permanently Following Decison By Owner Not To Seek License Renewal

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Billiards will close its doors permanently following a homicide that occurred in December of last year. The operator of the pool hall, Sung Soo Kim, says he decided not to renew the license after speaking to the family of the victim, lifelong Paterson resident Darnell Horne, 34. 

“I asked the mother how she felt, and she was strongly against me opening. I took ...

TAPinto Paterson Editor Makes New Year's Resolution: Cover Even More Positive Paterson Stories!

PATERSON, NJ- As 2017 draws to a close, TAPinto Paterson is setting one New Year’s Resolution that we know we can keep in 2018: to do an even better job sharing the many positive stories that reflect the real City of Paterson.

Since we re-launched in September the response has been overwhelming!

We have attended countless community celebrations, witnessed the tremendously ...

Paterson's Alliance for Sustainable Communities Hosts Business Expo

PATERSON, NJ- Earlier this month Paterson entrepreneur Lakeia Johnson reopened her Boss Lady Boutique at 69 Main Street. On Sunday she took her show, and products, on the road as one of more than thirty local business owners to participate in the Alliance for Sustainable Communities’ (ASC) business expo.

Calling the event at the Masonic Temple “awesome” and a ...

Shop Local Today at Masonic Temple

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson’s historic Masonic Temple has been turned into a vibrant shopping center in an effort to promote black owned businesses in the city.

The event, hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Communities (ASC) runs until 4:00 p.m. today and includes more than 30 vendors featuring opportunities for customers to purchase men’s and women’s clothing, ...

Boss Lady Boutique Open for Business

PATERSON, NJ- “Keeping the faith, staying consistent, a lot of hard work.” These are the attributes that Paterson small business owner Lakeia Johnson hopes will help make her venture, Boss Lady Boutique, a success in their new location.

Excitement, and the line on the red carpet, grew as anxious customers waited for the locally born and raised entrepreneur to lift the gate and ...

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Paterson Sets All-Time Monthly Traffic Record With More Than 2.3M Pageviews In January 2018

February 3, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.   

From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews during the same period a year ago. 

"Since Facebook relegated news to ...