Scenes from the New Jersey State Bicycle Championships in Plainfield

May 21, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey State Bicycle Championships event was held in Plainfield for a third year in a row.

The races were held in the downtown area, and TAPinto Plainfield was there to capture some of the excitement.


In addition to the many bicycle races, local food vendors were on hand, serving up tasty fare as a part of the Taste of Plainfield.

On Tuesday, Mayor ...

Video: Bike Races, Taste of Plainfield on Sunday

PLAINFIELD, NJ -  The city will host the New Jersey State Bicycle Championships for the third year in a row this Sunday, in conjunction with the Taste of Plainfield, highlighting a number of eateries in town.

According to advisories issued by the Plainfield Police Division, residents should expect delays and road closures in and around the downtown between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

At a ...

Plainfield Vikings Holding Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Coaches for the Plainfield Vikings are hosting a Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 12, and you're invited.

The 1st Annual Plainfield Vikings Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast will include all you can eat pancakes, eggs, grits, and more, all for just ten dollars per person.  Children two years and younger are free.

The event will take place at the ...

Scotch Plains Farmers Market to Open 2018 Season on Sat, May 12

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Farmers Market will launch its 2018 season on Saturday, May 12 at the Municipal Building parking lot in downtown Scotch Plains.

"Our popular open-air market happens to be celebrating its 26th year, and promises to be one of the best again in the area," said organizers Jeff Stein and Lisa Mohn of the Scotch Plains Business + ...

Rutgers Gardens Hosts Lettuce Festival Featuring Superfood "Scarlet Lettuce"

NEW BRUNSWICK - On May 4, 2018, the Rutgers Gardens Farm Market Lettuce Festival will feature Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce, a superfood lettuce with high polyphenol content and strong antioxidant properties. The Lettuce Festival will take place from noon - 3 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, located at 112 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ.

Rutgers postdoctoral fellow Csanad Gurdon ...

Northside Kitchen Wins ‘Best Bite’ at Westfield’s Sandwichfest

WESTFIELD, NJ — Northside Kitchen’s fried chicken sandwich beat sandwiches from nine other local restaurants to win “Best Bite” by popular vote at Sandwichfest Sunday. Northside Kitchen is located at 760 Prospect St. in Westfield.

More than 400 ticket holders each had a chance to taste 10 sandwiches and vote for their favorite, according to Rory Chadwick, one of ...

Video: ‘Sandwichfest’ in Westfield this Weekend Will Benefit Local Charities

WESTFIELD, NJ — This Sunday, from noon until 4 p.m., head to The James Ward Mansion in Downtown Westfield to taste sandwiches from some of the area’s best-loved restaurants and vote for your favorites.

Proceeds from the event will go to Greta’s Run (benefiting people with special needs) and A Birthday Wish (benefiting children in foster care).

Participating restaurants ...

Rock ‘n’ Joe’s in Westfield May Re-Open Next Week, Owner Says

WESTIFELD, NJ – Rock ‘n’ Joe’s in Downtown Westfield is tentatively set to re-open next week following an electrical fire on Saturday, according to owner Lincoln Chaudry.

The small fire was caused by an electrical short in the ceiling. According to Chaudry, the fire department needed to break through part of the wall and the ceiling to find the spark before dousing ...

Free Tasting, Health Screening & Raffle Event at Plainfield’s Rudilcia Market on Wed.

PLAINFIELD, NJ - EZ Ride, the city of Plainfield, and Atlantic Health are partnering with Rudilcia Market to host another free event for residents that features health screenings, nutrition and health information.

Market customers who attend will get a coupon for a free healthy snack or drink, and will have an opportunity to win one of two baskets filled with healthy snacks and lifestyle items ...

Egg Recall Due to Possible Health Risk

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 207 million eggs from a farm in Hyde County, North Carolina have been recalled.  The eggs were sold to consumers in nine states, including New Jersey, and there have been 22 illnesses reported to date.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling almost 207 million eggs from its North Carolina farm because they have the ...

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Press Conference Announcing Selection of City of Plainfield as Host of 2018 New Jersey State Bicycle Championships Scheduled

May 14, 2018

On Tuesday May 15th at 12:30 p.m. on the steps of City Hall, Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, the City of Plainfield, the Board of Education, and LimeBike along with EZ Ride and Plainfield’s Dairy Queen will host a press conference to announce that the City of Plainfield was selected to host the 2018 New Jersey State Bicycle Championships. The press conference will also feature a special announcement ...