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October 2, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — It was just announced that Rahway resident Marianne O'Neill has earned Honorable Mention recognition in the 56th Annual New Jersey Senior Art Show,  O'Neill submitted a piece entitled "Birdhouses & Buttons" in the Craft Non Professional category. To see an image, click ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, August 27, the Heart of the City Festival, in just its second year of existence, welcomed an enthusiastic crowd to East Cherry Street in Rahway. The event was curated by Rahway native Parisse Dawkins. Dawkins described Heart of the City thus: "Its mission was simple: to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert De Niro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent weeks.  According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg, and Rainn Wilson. Stephanie Daniels, director ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway's first ArtsFest: Art in All Dimensions took place on Saturday, September 24, from 2-6 p.m., on Irving Street, from Central Ave. to Elizabeth Ave. The Rahway Special Improvement District (SID) announcement described the afternoon as "an array of performance artists showcasing ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Celebrate the arrival of autumn at the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum. On Saturday, September 24, the museum will hold its second annual Moonlight Tavern Night in the tavern yard. Beer, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres will be offered. To stay warm in the cool evening air, warm ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey Through Time” is back once again, running on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16 from noon to 5 p.m. each day. Three locations in Rahway will be prominently featured. The annual event is sponsored by the Union County ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Rahway is hosting Celebración, a celebration of music and culture. Featuring live DJs and musical acts, the event will take place in Rahway Arts District Park on Thursday, September 22 and again on September 29, 6-8:30 p.m. See the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — From the guy who falls asleep on your shoulder to the kid who won’t turn down his music to the woman with the stinky fish tacos – commuting can be a stressful experience. A new art exhibition launched in and around the New Brunswick Train Station seeks to make it a little ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, October 8, the Rahway Chamber of Commerce will once again host Rahway Day, after a hiatus of three years. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, at the Rahway Recreation Center, located at 275 East Milton Avenue. The purpose of Rahway Day is to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, September 24, 2-6 p.m., the city of Rahway is hosting ArtsFest: Art in All Dimensions. The event will feature performance artists showcasing their talents, some of whom will include a gravity-defying aerialist, a contortionist, the local high school dance group Steppaz ...

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September 18, 2022 — Though it was totally unnecessary, following the publication of "Keeper of Light", my TAPinto Rahway piece on photographer Jacki Dickert, Dickert insisted on giving me one of her photographs. Which would I like, she asked? As my review suggested, I was deeply moved by her ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — If you answered no to the first question in the title of this article, we can forgive you. If you answered no to the second question, well, we'll still forgive you, but it's becoming increasingly apparent that you may not be reading TAPinto Rahway regularly enough. Actor and Rahway ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Calling it a “game-changer,” the Center for Creativity at The Rialto is hailing a $5 million donation that it said will kickstart planning for the theater building’s conversion into an arts center. The funding from an anonymous donor announced Tuesday will allow the center to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As a part of our yearly celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Rahway Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council present WE+THEY=US!, the 4th Annual celebration of Latin and Hispanic Artists at The Gallery Space, 1670 Irving St., from September 18 to October 14. The opening ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Ten years ago, Mike and Sally Curci began highlighting the musical theater talents of special people in their lives, and it has grown into an inclusive place where people of all abilities can shine. "Music and the performing arts has always been a passion in our family," Mike Curci ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Mayor's Summer Music Series concludes tonight with a performance by Radiant City. The city's music series has featured live music since early June. Presented by Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council, and powered by Atelier Rosal, tonight's performance will be the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Next week is the final Live at the Paseo event in downtown Rahway. But, in the meantime, tonight's musical performance is taking place until 9:30 p.m. The event is presented by Mayor Raymond Giacobbe and the Rahway City Council and powered by Atelier Rosal. The Paseo is at 1501 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Head on over to the Rahway Public Library, located at 2 City Hall Plaza, on Wednesday, September 7, for a board game or a movie. It's Wednesday Movie Matinee, starting at 2:30 p.m. The library will be showing the 2003 Mona Lisa Smile. At 6 p.m., it's Board Game Night for adults ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Celebrate the arrival of autumn at the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum. On Saturday, September 24, the museum will hold its second annual Moonlight Tavern Night in the tavern yard. Beer, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres will be offered. To stay warm in the cool evening air, warm ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway professional actor Phil E. Eichinger is putting the word out that he's looking for some talent from within the community to assist him with some upcoming auditions and projects. Loyal readers of TAPinto Rahway (wait, you are all loyal readers, right?) will remember our ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — As part of the Mayor's Summer Concert Series, American Idol winner and Grammy nominee Ruben Studdard will perform in Rahway on Thursday, August 25, at 7:30 p.m., in front of the Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), located at 1601 Irving St. Studdard will pay tribute to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Bored Teachers Comedy Tour has arrived, just in time for the waning weeks of the summer and in anticipation of a brand-new school year! The comedy crew performs Wednesday, August 24, 8-10 p.m., at the Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC). As UCPAC describes it, "The ...

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CARTERET, NJ — The Central Jersey Arts Council is looking for bands and other music artists to showcase their talents at September’s annual Ethnic Day and Charity Carnival. This year’s 46th annual Ethnic Day celebration begins Thursday, Sept. 15 at Carteret Waterfront Park and runs through ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — The New Jersey Jackals professional baseball team announced Wednesday that they will no longer call Yogi Berra Stadium home.  The team will continue the 2022 season at the stadium until the last game on Aug. 25.  The Frontier League team will remain under its current ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway Relay for Life is holding a Murder Mystery Evening fundraiser on Friday, October 7, 6:30-10:30 p.m., at the Rahway American Legion Post No. 5, located at 581 Maple. Ave. The theme is "I Love the 80s...to Death."  Dinner starts at 6:45 p.m. and the show begins at 8 ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Here's just a short heads-up on a few events happening this weekend in town. Friday, August 12, 3-8 p.m.: Lewis Street Market (pop-up market featuring local vendors, businesses, and artisans. Located behind the Lewis Street Pavilion, Lewis and Augusta St.) Friday, August 12, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — When he signed up for a dating app, he had no idea it would lead to a date with reality television. But Ahhre Maros’ foray into online dating soon led to him being on Lifetime’s “Five Guys A Week,” a show where five men vie for the affection of one woman over one week. “I got ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It's Family Fun Night at the Rahway Public Library. Tonight's event is Unicorn Night. The fun begins at 6 p.m. The activity is ideal for children ages three and up. No registration is required.  The library is located at 2 City Hall Plaza. For more information, go to the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Public Library will hold its "Movie Matinees Thursday" on August 4, at 2:30 p.m. Celebrating its summer reading program theme, Oceans of Possibilities, the library will host a different ocean-themed film each Thursday in August. This week's movie is Aquaman: Rage of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Mayor's Summer Concert Series continues tonight, Thursday, August 4, in Rahway with Shelia E. and the E Train. Admission is free. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), located at 1601 Irving St. The event will take place ...

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