Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State In The 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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Wed, September 18
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
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Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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Piscataway, NJ 08854

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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: John Mooney of TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood

The featured TAPinto franchisee for October 2019 is John Mooney of TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.   John, a public relations professional, has been able to utilize his skills to create a successful, profitable business for himself and one of TAPinto's most widely-read sites.  

Q. You have an interesting background.  Can you tell us about it a little ...

Four Delicious Ways to Enjoy Local Squash this Fall

October 18, 2019

It’s squash season! So now that you’ve just picked up a bunch of beautiful autumn squash, what do you do with it?

First, don’t refrigerate hard squashes unless they’re peeled or cut. Instead, keep them in a cool, dry place. They’ll last about a month.

Then try one of these yummy ideas:

Roasted delicata squash is a fast side dish, especially because you ...

Music On Tap For 15th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

October 18, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 15th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival, a multi-day and multi-venue gathering of jazz enthusiasts from the tri-state area, will take place Oct. 23-27.

The Festival will feature national and international jazz musicians as well as renowned local talent.

Since its inception in 2004, the festival has included some of the top names in jazz including Boney James, Brian ...

East Brunswick Public Library Program Explores Legend Of Jersey Devil

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is getting into the Halloween spirit with an upcoming program about the legend of the Jersey Devil on Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 pm.

According to folklore, the Jersey Devil was the unwanted, cursed thirteenth child of Mother Leeds in the Pine Barrens. The so-called "devil's child" went on to ...

Explore A Desolate Boardwalk For The 2019 Milltown Haunted River Walk If You Dare

MILLTOWN, NJ - You never know who or what is lurks in the shadows along the boardwalks in New Jersey when the rides close and everyone goes home for the night especially during the days leading up to Halloween. If you love enjoy thrills and chills, head to the 2019 Milltown Haunted River Walk.

The theme for this year's annual Haunted River Walk is the Desolate Boardwalk. The creepy stroll ...

"Making Strides" Breast Cancer Walk Attracts Thousands To Point Pleasant

October 21, 2019

POINT PLEASANT, NJ -  Thousands of survivors, families, corporate teams, student organizations, union members, and caring individuals met in Point Pleasant, NJ yesterday for the 25th Annual "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk.  The energy was high, and the mood was as vibrant as the pink swath of color that spread through the crowd.

The walk took more than ...

It’s All About The Costumes During Somerville Halloween Celebrations

SOMERVILLE, NJ   Kids and adults need look no further than Downtown Somerville to find a bundle of Halloween fun beginning this week, from costume contests and a “Howl-o-Ween” dog parade to a Halloween pub crawl, concluding with a “Spooktacular” featuring a giant pirates' ship at Borough Hall on Halloween, Oct. 31st.

Here’s a summary of Halloween ...

Mannion's Pub 20th Anniversary Party On Tap In Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Give or take a few pints, Pat Mannion estimates he and his bartenders over the past 20 years have drawn over 350,000 frothy pints of Guinness for their customers.

That number is sure to climb,  just as sure as there are rainbows in the skies over the Emerald Isle, when Mannion's Pub and Restaurant, 150 West Main St., celebrates is 20th anniversary on Saturday, Nov.

Support for Azra Baig Re-Election

October 16, 2019

Dear Editor:
I am writing to support Azra Baig to be re-elected to the South Brunswick Board of Education. Ms. Baig has shown, during her time on the Board, that she cares deeply about all of our students and staff.
That is the type of selfless, non-political character that we need to continue making the South Brunswick School District the best it can be for our students, parents and staff.

Chinese Delegation Tours MCVTS East Brunswick Campus

October 19, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A delegation of industry representatives from China toured the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Oct. 17, visiting the classrooms of six career majors and hearing presentations by members of the school district’s administration.

Twenty-five visitors from Hangzhou in eastern China, a metropolitan area of more than 21 ...

Representative Elijah Cummings Mourned In Congress

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) released the following statement today after news that Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, died after complications from longstanding health challenges.

“There are few leaders, in this Congress or in the world, with the strength and integrity to consistently ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back Tenure At New Jersey Tech Council

October 11, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

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