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Upcoming Events

Wed May 22

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick Hotel Showcase Event

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick recently completed a full renovation of our guest rooms! Join us and see our updates, as well as meet our vendors, while exploring our event space! Mingle...

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Wed May 22


Promise Culinary School is part of the non-profit Elijah's Promise, a social service agency that serves over 400,000 free prepared meals to the food insecure in Middlesex and Somerset Counties...

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Apr 25 to Dec 19

George Street Co-op - The Organic Open Mic

Music, poetry, spoken word open mic at the George Street Co-op Café every Thursday. Signups start at 7:30pm or by contacting the hosts in advance. Performances start at 8:00pm. There’s...

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Thu May 23


Welcome to Perfectly Paired: Wine & Cheese Night at Victoria's Tratta Italiano! Join us on Thu May 23 2024 at 5:00 PM for a delightful evening of indulgence. Savor the...

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Thu May 23

Stress Factory Comedy Club - D'Lai

It's no surprise that D'Lai is one of the United States' hottest comedians. He has excelled as a stand up comic and impressionist, playing to large audiences in a variety...

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Sun May 26

New Jersey Jerk Festival

New Jersey Jerk Festival Delight your taste buds with the fiery flavors of Jerk a Jamaican cooking tradition that's sure to spice up your day. But it's not just about the...

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Sun May 26

Stress Factory Comedy Club - Dale Elliott Jr. "No Hard Feelings Tour"

Jamaican-born comedian, Dale Elliott Jr., comes to the Stress Factory this spring for his 2024 "No Hard Feelings" Tour! Prepare for non-stop laughter and profound insights, in this brand-new follow-up...

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World Class Live Entertainment

City Center's Theatre District is NJ's premier destination for performing arts and entertainment. Over 350,000/yr. from the tri-state area attend outstanding events featuring international orchestras, Broadway musicals, world-class dance, pop concerts, and more.

Flourishing Arts & Culture

Start your journey by appreciating world-class art and exhibits at some of our impressive museums and galleries. Engage in global art through workshops, classes, and gallery talks at some of the largest and most distinguished cultural venues.

Paint the Town Scarlet Red

Founded before the nation, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a proud member of the Association of American Universities, a Big Ten school, and the flagship of The State University of New Jersey. These are exciting times at Rutgers and we look forward to sharing them with all.

A Sensational Selection

City Center is home to over 50 restaurants and eateries that constitute a diverse mix of international cuisines and colorful ambiances to pair with all tastes. From fast casual to fine dining - familiar and delicious to complex and extraordinary, City Center chefs are constantly introducing new flavors into their menus.

Good People, Good Times

Take in a Rutgers game or hit a live music hot-spot. City Center's nightlife scene is as diverse & dynamic as the city itself. From dance clubs to comedy clubs and gastropubs to traditional Irish pubs you're guaranteed to have fun doing it your way. 

At the Heart of Healthcare

The state's premier "Healthcare City" is home to numerous world-renowned hospitals & research institutions, RU, and the world headquarters of J&J. Innovative medical technology and treatments discovered here are advancing healthcare on a global scale.

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Central to Great Destinations

Raritan River New Brunswick

You've heard the hype, but now experience the reality - New Jersey's 130 miles of coastline, from Sandy Hook to Cape May offers a multitude ...

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Rich in Our Country's History

One of the nation's first public readings of The Declaration of Independence took place in New Brunswick on July 9, 1776. In the days following ...

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2023/2024 – Rutgers, Here We Come!

Rutgers Visitor Guide

Get ready for an exciting year at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the largest campus of Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyThe 2023/24 Rutgers Visitors Guide ...

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