FOOD & DRINK
Popular Portuguese Restaurant Shutters After 49 Years In Newark
The restaurant made the announcement on Facebook on Friday, June 2. Its last day was Sunday June 4. Patrons were saddened by the closure. "This restaurant is part of what made The Ironbound popular," said one Facebook commenter. "It's so sad that the Portuguese community has slowly disappeared from the area. We all grow old and changes need to happen but it's not easy to see this place go."
Remembering Dr. George Cameron
Cameron Animal Hospital shared the sad news Friday of the passing of legendary Montclair veterinarian Dr. George Cameron:. An incredible friend and mentor, Dr. Cameron was a hero to many in the community, and dedicated his life to helping the animals he loved so much. Dr. Cameron was a brilliant...
‘Say hello and goodbye’ — Specialty Restaurant in NJ Abruptly Closes After Almost 50 Years
A specialty restaurant in one of New Jersey's most prominent cities has closed its doors for good after nearly half a century. And based on the comments posted on Facebook following their announcement, they will be sorely missed. It's heartbreaking to see people say things like this:. Sad.....great memories while...
Retired NYC handyman lands record $476M Mega Millions jackpot
He just fixed all of his problems. A retired Queens handyman can finally put his toolbox away after landing a record $476 million Mega Millions jackpot. Johnnie Taylor, 71, of Howard Beach cashed in his lucky ticket from the April 14 drawing this week, opting for a lump sum payment of $157 million after taxes, New York Lottery officials announced Monday. “It still doesn’t feel real,” Taylor said. He said his wife thought he was joking when he delivered the good news — forcing him to go online and prove he had the winning numbers. Taylor — who once worked in Manhattan buildings —...
30 recently opened restaurants to try in the Newark area
Stacker compiled a list of hot and new restaurants in Newark from Yelp.
Get Ready for the Ultimate "Family First" Day Party with Woody McClain and DJ Mister Cee!
🎉🎊🎈Hey there party people! Are you ready for the ultimate day party event? Get ready to experience the "Family First" Day Party, hosted by none other than Woody "Cane" McClain, AKA the man from the Power Ghost Series! You know he always looks out for the family!👨👩👧👦
School of Rock House Band to perform at Governors Ball Music Festival
NEW YORK (PIX11) — The School of Rock House Band is gearing up for a big performance at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City this weekend. The School of Rock House Band music program gives students under 18 the chance to play live shows. Listen to the band perform Deep Purple’s “Highway […]
Stephen A. Smith Has Theory On Why Shannon Sharpe Is Leaving Skip Bayless
Stephen A. Smith thinks he knows why Skip Bayless is in need of a new debate partner. Bayless' debate partner, Shannon Sharpe, is leaving Fox Sports 1 in a buyout. Smith believes he knows when Sharpe decided he'd had enough with Bayless. “I know Skip Bayless, and when that moment ...
NJ Residents Can Swim For Free On Weekends At Weehawken's $10.5M Pool Until June 23
Located on Port Imperial Boulevard, the $10.5 million complex opened last August, making this summer its first full season. Registration for summer passes will open Friday, June 9, due to site updates and payment processing, its website says. The passes will be implemented on June 23. Until then, anyone can...
Service dog receives surprise college diploma
The dog accompanied his owner to every class at Seton Hall University.
Summer Festival: Japanese Food & Drinks
Wednesday, June 14 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Admission: $12 Presale | $15 (after presale tickets are sold out) The first epic Japan Night Market is coming to Japan Village in Industry City, Brooklyn! Night Market Summer Festival will kick off the 2023 season at Japan Village Brooklyn followed by Chelsea in July and Bushwick in August. Celebrate the early summer with mouthwatering Japanese foods and a selected special drink menu.
Take A Bite Out Of New York’s Best Breakfast Sandwich
Is there anything better than a greasy breakfast sandwich to start your day?. Yes, there are healthier options. But yogurt with some granola and maybe a bowl of fruit on the side does not tickle your taste buds like a perfectly crafted breakfast sandwich. Maybe for you, it's a bacon...
Mayor Adams Makes Surprise Visit to Check on Migrant Hotels
New York City Mayor Eric Adams stopped by two Manhattan migrant sites on Sunday, June 4 to meet with asylum seekers and to see how things were going. The mayor visited the Roosevelt Hotel and the Candler Tower in Times Square unannounced. Adams’ spokesman, Fabien Levy, said, the mayor's stops were a way for his boss to inspect the new migrant centers and to boost morale among workers and volunteers.
Fort Lee High Schooler Starts Own Bakery From Parents Basement
Nassar has recently opened Haya Baking, making chocolate chip cookies from her parents basement and delivering them to customers throughout the region. Nassar, a Fort Lee resident, balances high school, which she takes online, with fulfilling the orders of her customers. "I had been thinking about doing this for a...
Grace Jones Lights Up the 2023 Blue Note Jazz Festival
The 2023 Blue Note Jazz Festival takes place all over New York City, May 31st to July 2nd. From the Blue Note’s iconic Greenwich Village jazz club (Ron Carter’s Foursight Quartet) to Summer Stage in Central Park (Buddy Guy), BRIC in Brooklyn (Anderson Paak, Robert Glasper) and Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom, former site of the Metropolitan Opera Company. Hammerstein kicked off the fest with the diva of divas, Grace Jones.
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