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With Super Bowl media day ahead, Newark serves as testing site for business-finding app

The Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau has teamed with Raleigh, N.C.-based Yillio Inc., in a partnership that will help launch the company’s eponymous app while helping Brick City merchants gain a bigger share of the Super Bowl windfall.“They’re trying to get fans to connect and engage with businesses along the way, and that’s a ...

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2 weeks from kickoff, Super Bowl prep nears an end

But that’s about the only piece of the game that was unknown until now. Here’s a look at how organizers and local leaders have spent more than a year covering all the bases ahead of the Feb. 2 game at MetLife Stadium:Keeping the lights on: Its been a priority going back to the earliest stages ...

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Retro Fitness and its frozen yogurt franchise get new VP

Lauletti, named vice president of real estate and development, is a 25 year real estate and business veteran. He was most recently the director of development for Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen, where he led development efforts in the Eastern United States. He previously worked for the brands Sbarro, Boston Market, SuperValu and Friendly’s. The company said ...

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Super Bowl site transformation in full swing

The East Rutherford site was buzzing Thursday with the construction crews and equipment being used to build the 300-foot security perimeter around the stadium. The complex has already been overtaken by the seven 20,000-square-foot tents, known as “welcome pavilions,” that will serve as the entrance for anyone attending the Feb. 2 game.What’s more, state officials ...

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First month of Internet gaming in N.J. brings in 7.4M

The total makes up a small slice of the $215 million in overall winnings by Atlantic City’s casinos in December, which still fell 4 percent from the same month in 2012, even with the added option for in-state gamblers, the state Division of Gaming Enforcement said. For the year, overall gaming revenue fell 5.9 percent, ...

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Hasenbalg N.J. #8220ready#8221 for Super Bowl

Welcoming the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl in NFL history will be 60,000 tons of salt, 3,000 snow plows and 1,600 people to clear away the snow, if it falls, Hasenbalg said. Sixteen state agencies have been meeting for the past two years to nail down a myriad of issues, including logistics, transportation, security and ...

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USGA releases free Rules of Golf mobile app

USGA, based in Far Hills, launched a free enhanced version of its Rules of Golf mobile application for iOS and Android devices. The application, available on the USGA website, features a smart-search capability that connects users to the Rules information that is contained in the most recent versions of the Rules of Golf and the ...

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Prudential Center names new senior execs for arena, Devils

The moves were announced this week by the ownership group, which acquired the properties in August and also owns the Philadelphia 76ers. The new hires include: – Andy Goldstein as chief financial officer and executive vice president. He has spent the past decade in those roles with InterMedia Outdoors Holdings Inc, a TV, digital and print ...

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