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By Pam Hersh I never quite understood what my neighbors Fern and Larry Spruill did in Princeton’s John Witherspoon neighborhood. The couple seemed ubiquitous, always smiling, friendly and generally had teenagers hanging out with them. Someone also told me they had...
Cancer affects millions of Americans as officials estimate that there are 1.7 million new cancer cases this year. This is making cancer awareness key in addressing and detecting the various forms of the disease. According to the National Cancer Institute’s latest...
The end is drawing closer and closer for network television as ratings continue to fall at the start of the 2019-20 season. With Disney and Apple both planning to launch their own respected streaming services in the next month, networks...
Chubby Checker will headline a four-act Rock and Roll Spectacular showcase at the State Theatre in New Brunswick on Nov. 2. “We’re going to come to town, burn it down and go home,” Checker said. Best known for his cover of...
At its first meeting of the 2019-20 season, McCarter Theatre Center welcomed seven new members to its Board of Trustees. These leading community volunteers join an existing team of trustees who are outstanding arts advocates. All support McCarter’s mission of creating...
Hundreds of fans flocked to Hall A106 in the Javits Center in Manhattan on Oct. 4 to see renowned actor Billy Dee Williams serve as the host to a panel and Q+A during the 14th annual New York Comic...
By Pam Hersh Dr. Kate Foster on Sept. 5, took on a role that went beyond her demanding job as president of New Jersey’s renowned public higher education institution - The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), located in Ewing Township. She...
A four-day convention set during the first weekend in October has graced the Javits Center in Manhattan for the last 14 years. Thousands of people crowd into the convention center, all dressed as some form of pop culture character –...
Floating across the stage on a gondola-like boat, surrounded by candlelight in a labyrinth underneath the Paris Opéra House, Christine Daaé has just been convinced to follow the illustrious Phantom as he leads them across a lake back to...
Direct from its acclaimed world-premiere run in Chicago, Lookingglass Theatre Company returns to McCarter with a galvanic adaptation of Shelley’s undying story, running from Oct. 15 through Nov. 3. An eerie evening of ghost stories crackles to life as Mary...
After more than 30 years, acoustic guitarist Beppe Gambetta is returning to the Princeton Folk Music Society to perform his blend of folk music. Born in Italy, Gambetta has been playing acoustic guitar and singing for close to 40 years. Throughout...
During the final week of August, “This Is Us,” the Emmy Award-winning NBC series, announced it would have a surprise for fans on Saturday, Aug. 31, as a way to celebrate the birthdays of the main characters of the...
By Pam Hersh At 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, I was melting down. Our democracy was being subverted. World temperatures were rising, literally as quickly as I was melting figuratively. In addition to my angst over climate change, I was feeling...
As we move past the Emmy Awards and begin this year’s newest television season, I would like to take a moment and recognize the accuracy of the predictions made between my colleague, Joanne Thornborough, and I from over the...
Her obituaries in "The Washington Post," "The New York Times," and on every major television network depicted Cokie Roberts as a brilliant, thoughtful, perseverant world-renowned journalist with an unflinching commitment to humanitarian principles. Corinne, aka Cokie, Boggs Roberts died from complications of...
Opening its 2019-20 season, the Two River Theater in Red Bank will feature “Cyrano” from co-writers Jason O’Connell and Brenda Withers through Oct. 13. Adapted from French poet Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano de Bergerac,” Writhers co-wrote the production with O’Connell, who...
Asbury Park resident Howard Schoor, a retired engineer who founded the firm Schoor DePalma Inc., has created a new persona as a “trianglist.” The term, which was introduced by Schoor, defines a trianglist as an artist who uses triangles as...
Mother Nature storm led teenage entrepreneur to create 'Mother Nature's Beauty' When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. That was 17-year-old Phoebe Allen’s mindset when she was young. As a child, Phoebe planned elaborate lemonade stands outside of her home in...
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Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Halloween Edition!


Sun, Oct 20 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Trail and Treat Bike Ride


Sun, Oct 20 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Haunted River Walk


Thu, Oct 24 - Sat, Oct 26 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


Thu, Oct 24 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Halloween Ghost Tour & Cemetery Visit


Fri, Oct 25 12:00 am



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