Sunny Skies for MayFest Street Fair in Maplewood on Sunday

May 23, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On an absolutely lovely Sunday, the Annual MayFest Street Fair, sponsored by the Springfield Avenue Partnership, drew hundreds of people of all ages to Springfield Avenue.

Adults were able to enjoy the wide assortment of products being sold by the various vendors, as well as live entertainment, and a wide range of food and drink for sale.

Children focused on the petting zoo ...

Livingston to Welcome “Cirque Italia” Traveling Water Circus in June

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Technology and performing arts will combine to create a “one-of-a-kind show” in the Livingston Mall parking lot from June 1 to June 4 when “Cirque Italia,” the first traveling water circus, visits the township.

When Manuel Rebecchi, president and owner of Cirque Italia, and COO Chanté DeMoustes visited the Livingston Township Council ...

24-Hour Music Marathon Debuts as South Orange Vies for 'Live Music Capital of North Jersey'

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Don't be surprised if you hear jazz floating through the Village Center's air in the wee hours of the morning this upcoming weekend. The South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) is launching its 24-Hour Live Music Marathon, featuring a range of music styles that will keep you up all day and night -- for all the right reasons.

The method behind SOVCA's ...

Maplewood’s Annual MayFest Street Fair Returns to Springfield Avenue this Sunday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Maplewood’s annual MayFest Street Fair returns to Springfield Avenue this Sunday, May 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The fair runs along Springfield Avenue in Maplewood from Indiana Street to Rutgers Street. This annual family-friendly event includes a variety of activities for kids from pony rides and a petting zoo, to face painting and crafts.

Vendors ...

Check Your Lottery Tickets: $50,000 Powerball Winner Sold in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The New Jersey Lottery reports that there was a single $50,000 winning New Jersey Lottery ticket sold. The third-tier prize was from a match of four of the five white balls and the Powerball at the Saturday, May 13, drawing. The Powerball jackpot rolls to $204,000,000 for the next drawing, which will be held on Wednesday, May 17 at 10:59 p.m.

The winning lottery ...

Cast Announced for Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Mary Poppins'

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, recently announced the casting for the hit Broadway musical “Mary Poppins” based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George ...

Columbia H.S.'s 'How to Succeed' Receives Twelve Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Nominations and Two Honorable Mentions

MILLBURN, NJ - The Columbia High School Performing Arts Department spring production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" has received twelve Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award nominations, and two Honorable Mentions.

Columbia High School was among the top nominated high schools with 12 nominations; Summit High School has 14 nominations, and Eastern Regional ...

Proving That You Can Make This Stuff Up, Dreamcatcher's 'Multiple Personality Disorder' Takes the Stage May 13

SUMMIT, NJ - Making it up as they go along, the resident troupe of Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre will present their annual evening of improv comedy entitled "Multiple Personality Disorder" May 13, beginning at 8 p.m., at The Oakes Center.


The unpredictable performance offers laughs from start to finish and features a cast of Dreamcatcher ...

South Orange Maplewood School District Named One of the 'Best Communities for Music Education'

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - For the third year in a row, the South Orange Maplewood School District has been named as one of the "Best Communities for Music Education" by the North American Music Manufacturer’s Foundation (NAMM Foundation).  

The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have ...

Seth Boyden School P.T.A. Hosts 'It Takes Two' Towns Old School Hip Hop Party {Photos}

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Saturday night, April 29, the Seth Boyden School P.T.A. hosted a "It Takes Two" Towns Old School Hip Hop Party at The Woodland Parlor in Maplewood. Open to the entire SOMA community, the event featured '80s and '90s rap, freestyle and dance hall music.

The party DJs were a father-and-son duo, Jose and Javid from Allentown, PA. They spun Eric B. & ...

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2017 Downtown After Sundown Live Music Concerts Roars into its 8th Season Starting Memorial Day Weekend in the Heart of the Live Music Capital of North Jersey - South Orange, NJ.

May 27, 2017

Residents, visitors, shoppers, diners and all lovers of music are invited to enjoy the free music during the 8th Annual Downtown After Sundown Live Music Concerts in the heart of the Live Music Capital of North Jersey - South Orange, NJ.

One of the Live Music Capital of North Jersey cornerstone series is the Downtown After Sundown Live Concerts Performed in the heart of the South Orange ...