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Upcoming Events

May 5 to May 9

Cinco De Mayo in New Brunswick

If you're looking for that perfect, mouthwatering Mexican dish for Cinco de Mayo, several New Brunswick city center establishments are awaiting you. Read about unique margarita concoctions, or find recipes...

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Thu May 6

Stress Factory Comedy Club - Petey DeAbreu

Petey DeAbreu is a Bronx-born-and-raised comedian. He recently toured with Ilana Glazer and performed at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest. This past year, Petey debuted two half-hour stand-up specials, “POVerty” and “A...

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Apr 5 to May 10

Free Covid-19 Testing for City Center Residents, Business Owners and Employees

Free Covid-19 Testing for New Brunswick City Center Residents, Business Owners, and Employees New Brunswick City Center has collaborated with the OTEC, New Labor, Rutgers Global...

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Mar 23 to Sep 28

Stress Factory Comedy Club - Vinnie Brand is Live on Facebook!

Vinnie is Live on Facebook! Vinnie Brand is on Facebook Live every Tuesday at 8pm with funny stories!...

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Wed May 12

Stress Factory Comedy Club - Dave Attell & Friends

Dave Attell & Friends David Attell is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer, from New York, best known as the host of Comedy Central's Insomniac with Dave Attell, which...

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Fri May 14

Rutgers Geology Museum’s Ask A Geologist: Coastal Dunes

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Rosana Grafals Soto, who will be talking about the importance of coastal dunes to the variety of animals that call them home! During...

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Fri Jun 4

New Jersey International Film Festival - First Light & Bone Cage

Welcome to the 2021 New Jersey International Film Festival! The Festival was scheduled to take place at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey but because of COVID19,...

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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

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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2021 – Rutgers, Here We Come!

Get ready for an exciting year at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, the largest campus of Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyThe 2021 Rutgers Visitors Guide ...

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