Captain’s Log: William Shatner beaming back to NJPAC

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Pop culture titan and inexhaustible force of nature William Shatner has played a wide variety of roles during his long and illustrious life: Shakespearean stage actor, television series hero, matinee idol, recording artist, author, director, husband, father, philanthropist, equestrian, globetrotting goodwill ambassador and product pitchman. For his upcoming May 19 appearance at the […]

Essex County icons inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame

The historic Asbury Park boardwalk once again played host to an all night extravaganza of bright lights and big names as the New Jersey Hall of Fame returned to the Jersey Shore. The red carpet induction ceremony, held on May 6 within the Grand Arcade, was a star-studded celebration of all things New Jersey as […]

Sandler & Schneider rock NJPAC twice in a row

Sandler & Schneider rock NJPAC twice in a row

  ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Multi-talented Hollywood funnyman Adam Sandler has been making audiences laugh out loud for nearly 30 years. His movies have grossed more than $3 billion worldwide and include memorable box office blockbusters such as “Grown Ups,” “Happy Gilmore,” “Big Daddy” and “The Wedding Singer.” On his current standup comedy tour, Sandler has […]

Prepare to laugh! Sandler & Schneider are coming to NJPAC

C’mon, get Happy! Multi-talented funnyman Adam Sandler is undeniably one of Hollywood’s most popular and consistently bankable comedic stars. That’s a fact. Now here’s another fact: Adam is returning to his stand-up roots with this new stage tour, arriving at NJPAC in downtown Newark with his friend and frequent co-star Rob Schneider as special guest. […]

‘Black Panther’ thrills, empowers Essex County moviegoers

NEWARK, NJ — Hail to the king! In yet another wonderfully strange case of life imitating art, “Black Panther” is not only ruler of the fictional African nation of Wakanda; he is also the currently reigning box office champion. The latest superhero sensation from Marvel Studios stormed theaters everywhere this past weekend, easily conquering the competition and […]

Taste of the World III: Night of fun for a good cause

Taste of the World III: Night of fun for a good cause

NUTLEY, NJ — The third annual Taste of the World, a fundraiser sponsored by the Nutley Music Boosters Association, was an affair to remember, filled with live music, international entertainment, a 50/50 raffle, tricky tray, and food, lots of food, provided by nine local restaurants and eateries. And wine. Don’t forget the wine, that was […]

Crazed comedian Vic DiBitetto’s rants draw rave reviews at NJPAC

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Comedian Vic DiBitetto is onstage and he is clearly upset about something. And fans who have packed the house at the first of his two recent New Jersey Performing Arts Center shows wouldn’t have it any other way. The Brooklyn-born former garbageman-turned Staten Island bus driver-turned-YouTube comedy sensation entered the cozy, nearly sold […]

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