Cosmo 21 Celebrates Grand Opening

February 12, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- As one of the newest additions to South Plainfield’s downtown area, Cosmo 21 Beauty Salon & Spa celebrated its grand opening on Saturday morning February 4th. Cosmo 21, located at 24 South Plainfield Avenue, is a he full service salon for both men and women of all ages. According to owner, Revathy Baskar Rao, Cosmo’s name stems from the idea that customers ...

Park Avenue Dental Participates in ‘Give Kids A Smile’ Initiative

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Park Avenue Dental’s Dr. Minni Sharma, DMD, provided free preventive dental care on Feb. 3 as part of the National Children’s Dental Health Month’s (CDHM) ‘Give Kids A Smile initiative. The one-day program for children 12 and under is part of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) annual push to bring attention to the ...

Sears - Watchung Store and Auto Center Remain Open for Now, But Long-term Future Is in Question

WATCHUNG, NJ – Is it closing or not?

That is the question many local residents have been speculating as it relates to long-standing Sears storefront on 1640 Route 22 in Watchung and the neighboring Sears Auto Center.

Earlier this month, Sears Holdings issued a statement that the company would be closing 42 Sears stores and over 100 K-Mart stores this spring, including four locations ...

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- launched a free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push ...

Pilates Design Studio to Serve as Host Site for BASI Apparatus Training Program

WATCHUNG, NJ – Come the new year, Pilates Design Studio will serve as the host site for the Body Arts and Science International’s (BASI) Apparatus Training Program. The Watchung-based studio, owned by Danielle Conner of Green Brook, will be the only location in state to hold the intensive certification program.

“These workshops are geared specifically toward anyone ...

A&P in Fanwood Demolished

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood A&P, which served the community for many decades before closing in November 2015, is currently undergoing demolition.

The property is slotted to be a mixed use housing facility.

The closure of the Fanwood A&P in November 2015 has resulted in an influx of Scotch Plains shoppers at the 80,000 sq. ft. ShopRite in the Golden Acres Shopping Center and the ACME ...

Johanna’s Creations Frames Memories for Any Occasion

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - If you experience frustration in finding a unique, meaningful gift for someone, this local framer just might have a solution for you.  Johanna’s Creations can create a gift of beautifully framed art, photography or objects, for you or your special person.

When you visit her shop, you will be personally greeted by Johanna Salvemini, who meets with you ...

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TAPinto Crushes Monthly Readership Record: 809,024 Readers in January 2017

February 6, 2017, a network of 61 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, marked the beginning of 2017 with a record month of traffic in January.   

January also marked the launch of TAPinto Newark, which -- out of the gate -- broke the story of a bishop being assaulted in a cathedral in Newark.  The article was picked up by ABC, NBC, CBS, the Associated ...