New wine and food store signs lease in Paramus

A new wine and food shopping concept has signed a retail lease in Paramus, according to real estate firm CBRE. Bin52 Wine & Gourmet, which offers wine, spirts, beer and gourmet food, signed for 8,631...

Casino profits in A.C. down 80% in 2020 — but, somehow, lucky 7 still...

Jane Bokunewicz, coordinator of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism at Stockton University, tried to find a positive Friday afternoon after the year-end report by the state’s Division of Gaming...

Murphy signs bill appropriating additional $35M in grants to restaurants

Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed into law bill A5444, which will provide $35 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for restaurants throughout New Jersey. Murphy has now signed three of the five bills of...

Minor-league baseball returning to Trenton — at least for a year

Minor-league baseball is returning to Trenton — at least for a bit. The leaders of the Trenton Thunder organization announced Friday morning that the Buffalo Bisons, the Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, will...

Changes (and potential changes) coming to $28.6B Restaurant Revitalization Grant Fund

The coverage period for the Restaurant Revitalization Grant Fund may be extended by 14 months (until March 2023) … the definitions of bakeries, breweries and inns may change, based on percentage of onsite sales...

Newark Symphony Hall announces career accelerator, business incubator for performing arts

Newark Symphony Hall has announced a new career accelerator and business incubator focused on the performing arts, dubbed “The Lab at Newark Symphony Hall.” The Lab, which aims to promote unique programs and performing artists...

Gotham FC announces Avaya as premier sponsor

The newly-renamed NJ/NY Gotham FC women’s soccer team announced it has signed a multiyear partnership with telecommunications company Avaya to be the premier sponsor of the 2021 season. Read more from ROI-NJ: For Sky Blue,...

N.J. to provide $15 million in aid to arts, cultural venues

Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed into law S3521, which provides $15 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for arts and cultural venues throughout New Jersey. Murphy has now signed two of the five bills...

SBA’s $16.2B Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program now accepting applications

Operators of live venues in New Jersey — everything from performing arts organizations to museums and movie theatres, live venue promoters, theatrical producers and more — could begin applying for more than $16 billion...

Bayoh cuts ribbon on IHOP location in downtown Newark

Adenah Bayoh has a number of goals for Newark: Create jobs, prepare great meals and serve as in inspiration for other entrepreneurs — especially entrepreneurs of color. Bayoh did all three Wednesday, when she cut...

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EDA announces dates (in May) you can apply for $85M in recently announced grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday it will begin accepting applications in May for a number of the recently announced programs that...

Komline-Sanderson acquires waste-reduction systems business

Komline-Sanderson, a Peapack-based maker of equipment for wastewater management and other industrial applications, has acquired a company specializing in waste-reduction systems for the food...

Makerhoods, live/work program in which entrepreneurs create community, is coming to Newark

Makerhoods, a live/work program designed to elevate makers, artisans and other creative individuals looking to grow their passions and microbusinesses into thriving businesses, is...

On anniversary of peak hospitalizations in state, NJHA’s Bennett reflects — and looks to...

Cathy Bennett, the CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, remembers when she feared the state was reaching its COVID-19 breaking point. It was last...

DoorDash to help deliver 100K hot meals in Bergen County

The Bergen County Food Security Task Force has launched Project Dash, a partnership with DoorDash to deliver 100,000 hot meals to nonprofits across the...