Lifestyle

Lifestyle

By Meg Fry
Newark | November 20, 2017 at 1:11 pm

20 11, 2017

Celebrity chef Samuelsson opens first N.J. restaurant in Newark

2017-11-20T13:13:02+00:00

You may have seen him on Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” or Food Network’s “Chopped.” Perhaps you’ve used one of his seven cookbooks in the kitchen. Or maybe you dined at one of his 15 restaurant brands in more than 32 global locations. Now, Marcus Samuelsson, celebrity chef, restaurateur — and ...

Read more

Celebrity chef Samuelsson opens first N.J. restaurant in Newark 2017-11-20T13:13:02+00:00
16 11, 2017

NJEA, iPlay America team up on educational programs

2017-11-16T15:24:45+00:00

The New Jersey Education Association and the iPlay America entertainment venue are partnering on a variety of educational events and programs, they announced Thursday. The statewide teachers union, headquartered in Trenton, and the gaming and events complex in Freehold are sponsoring Danny’s Book Club, a longstanding program that encourages children ...

Read more

NJEA, iPlay America team up on educational programs 2017-11-16T15:24:45+00:00
16 11, 2017

Dave & Buster’s 1st N.J. site opens in Woodbridge (slideshow)

2017-11-20T13:18:29+00:00

Dave & Buster’s first New Jersey location opened in Woodbridge earlier this week, after legislation passed in Trenton allowing games-based establishments to sell liquor. The restaurant and entertainment venue comprises 34,000 square feet at the Woodbridge Center mall, including arcade games and sports viewing areas. “Woodbridge is the ideal place ...

Read more

Dave & Buster’s 1st N.J. site opens in Woodbridge (slideshow) 2017-11-20T13:18:29+00:00
15 11, 2017

Nonprofit Profile: New Jersey Conservation Foundation

2017-11-17T10:39:55+00:00

Origin New Jersey Conservation Foundation was founded in 1960 as the Great Swamp Committee during the successful battle by local citizens to save the Great Swamp in Morris and Somerset counties from being developed as an international airport. In 1965, we expanded our reach and became the North Jersey Conservation ...

Read more

Nonprofit Profile: New Jersey Conservation Foundation 2017-11-17T10:39:55+00:00
15 11, 2017

Marijuana retailers group forms, eyeing recreational legalization

2017-11-17T10:46:28+00:00

One group is ready to turn marijuana into a booming business for New Jersey. Anticipating legalization of the drug for recreational use, the New Jersey Marijuana Retailers Association is ready to work with other stakeholders to shepherd in responsible business practices and opportunities. “Our goal is to have our members ...

Read more

Marijuana retailers group forms, eyeing recreational legalization 2017-11-17T10:46:28+00:00
14 11, 2017

Women in TV: Cosby offers LWE crowd the good, bad and funny

2017-11-16T14:44:35+00:00

Longtime television journalist Rita Crosby regaled the audience with the keynote address at the Leading Women Entrepreneurs event to celebrate its 2017 honorees Monday night at the Liberty House in Jersey City. Being a female journalist, she said, has produced anecdotes for a lifetime. She shared two of the most ...

Read more

Women in TV: Cosby offers LWE crowd the good, bad and funny 2017-11-16T14:44:35+00:00
14 11, 2017

Berlin’s A.C. Moore invests in two digital businesses

2017-11-16T14:45:13+00:00

A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts announced two investments that it says will bring it to the forefront of creative digital commerce globally. Parent company Nicole Crafts LLC acquired e-commerce company Blitsy, a leading online retailer of arts and crafts products, and secured an exclusive partnership as part of a major ...

Read more

Berlin’s A.C. Moore invests in two digital businesses 2017-11-16T14:45:13+00:00
14 11, 2017

Campbell’s hires chief diversity and inclusion officer

2017-11-16T14:47:43+00:00

Campbell Soup Co. has created a role meant to bring diversity and inclusion to its workforce. Monica Diaz will be chief diversity and inclusion officer, leading the company’s enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion strategy, creating new programs and enhancing existing initiatives to foster an inclusive culture and diverse workforce that mirrors ...

Read more

Campbell’s hires chief diversity and inclusion officer 2017-11-16T14:47:43+00:00
14 11, 2017

Aerosoles maker plans to cut 140-plus jobs at HQ

2017-11-14T10:52:56+00:00

Aerogroup International Inc., the Edison-based maker of Aerosoles footwear that filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this year, is laying off more than 140 employees at its headquarters early next year, according to a federal WARN notice filed with the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The company said in ...

Read more

Aerosoles maker plans to cut 140-plus jobs at HQ 2017-11-14T10:52:56+00:00
14 11, 2017

In Jersey City, a new luxury building — and financing for a museum

2017-11-14T10:23:50+00:00

It was a busy day for Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, who took part in the ribbon-cutting for a new luxury residential building in the Paulus Hook neighborhood Monday, and also announced plans for a new museum and community center in Journal Square. Fulop and other officials, along with executives ...

Read more

In Jersey City, a new luxury building — and financing for a museum 2017-11-14T10:23:50+00:00
Load More Posts