Arts & Entertainment


Little Free Libraries Offer Books to Share

Little Free Libraries like one in Montclair allow residents to share books they've enjoyed with their neighbors.

Newark Artists Open Studio Doors for Annual Festival

The Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival connects artists and those seeking studios with empty workspaces to fill their needs.

Law allowing sports betting signed by Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially ...
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Just Jersey Jazz and Food Truck Festival to Fundraise for Local Food Pantry

The Just Jersey Jazz and Food Truck Festival hosted in Succasunna will raise awareness and money to benefit the Roxbury Food Pantry.

Fall Festival and Oktoberfest in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Oct. 17 to Oct. 23.

Staten Island wheel complex getting 4-D ride, cam

NEW YORK (AP) — A thrill ride themed on the subway is planned for the Staten Island waterfront where a giant Ferris wheel will be built. New York Wheel CEO Rich Marin described the 4-D ride to tour operators Wednesday at the site for the planned ...

‘Real Housewives’ star pleads guilty in ID case

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star already headed for federal prison on fraud charges has pleaded guilty in an unrelated state case. Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice (JOO'-dys) accepted the plea deal Wednesday in Paterson after ...

New Jersey Senate approves sports-betting bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a measure that could clear the way for sports betting in the state. Lawmakers cast their votes Tuesday afternoon. The measure is the latest in a yearslong effort to authorize sports wagering and ...

Jersey’s Own Kevin Smith Speaks at Comic Con

New Jersey's Kevin Smith attended Comic Con to discuss his career and new AMC show Comic Book Men.

Bear hunters will get cookbooks in New Jersey

NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — Hunters who bring in a bear to be weighed in New Jersey will receive a cookbook once the season starts to remind them that the animals are edible. The cookbooks include such recipes as "bear on a satay stick" and "grilled bear ...