NJ to subsidize meals from 160 COVID-hit restaurants for neediest residents
The Economic Development Authority says it expects to provide $14 million to keep restaurants afloat hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions, reduced capacity, and overall consumer anxiety about the pandemic.
Local artists can submit their work to don outside of new Guttenberg residential building
Professionals, middle schoolers and high schoolers can put their artwork in the running to be reproduced, mural-size, for the outside of the Green Urban building; and the winner will receive $5,000.
92-year-old theater to get $72M facelift in Jersey City
Loew’s Theatre will get a new lease on life and be transformed into a 3,300-seat entertainment venue through a $72 million agreement with Prudential Center operator Devils Arena Entertainment.
Wakefern names chief financial, communications officers
Neil Falcone, previously vice president of ShopRite Financial Services and corporate finance, has taken the help as CFO while Karen Meleta was elevated from vice president of consumer and corporate communications to the newly created position.
Resorts AC exec to chair Stockton gaming institute
Mark Giannantonio has been tapped to succeed Mark Blum for the advisory board of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming Hospitality and Tourism (LIGHT).
Casino brick and mortar profits tank nearly 17% in January amid pandemic
Data released Feb. 17 by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement showed that the nine casinos won $192 million at their physical establishments in January 2020, compared to $160 million this past January.
Somerset Patriots get 1,000 season ticket bookings ahead of summer (updated)
For sports fans, 2021 could bear some semblance of pre-pandemic life, and that notion is holding true in New Jersey’s sports stadiums.
NutMobile spent weekend and Monday in central, south Jersey
This year, events have looked very different from years past. The last time the NutMobile was in New Jersey was for the Hot Air Balloon Festival in July 2019. The event was cancelled for the first time in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ferrero: Valentine’s Day candy sales up substantially from 2020
The company's holiday offerings are up 51% year over year, versus 37% growth in Valentine's offerings across the premium chocolate category.
How to get free lift tickets at Mountain Creek on Feb. 12
The Vernon ski resort is honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s 212th birthday by getting guests to recite his most famous speech correctly in its entirety.
Calling local artists working or living in Jersey City – Newport seeks lobby wall piece for newest residential community
Five finalists will be selected for a second-round review and the winning artist will be awarded $12,000 plus $500 for supplies to complete the piece by April 28.
AeroFarms taps Almassy as VP of sales, others in exec roles
The Newark-based vertical farms produce grower is expanding its executive team to meet its increasing consumer demand.