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Upcoming Events

Mon Dec 31

12 Days7 Hrs.53 Min.23 Sec.

Cheers to the New Year!

Celebrate New Year's Eve by making dinner reservations at any of the New Brunswick City Center Restaurants and then head on over to Monument Square Park for...

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Tue Dec 18

New Brunswick Jazz Project - Emerging Artists & Open Session - Dom Palombi Group

Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians ... the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! Tuesday, drummer Dom Palombi leads...

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Wed Dec 19

New Brunswick Jazz Project - Oscar Perez Quartet

Ever since he was seven years old, Oscar Perez has been expressing himself on a piano. As a native of the borough of Queens in New York City, he was...

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Thu Dec 20

New Brunswick Jazz Project - Winard Harper Quartet

Drummer Winard Harper is passionate about jazz. "This music is powerful," he says. "It can do a lot of good for people. If they'd spend some time each day listening...

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Dec 22 to Dec 22

Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Join Us This Holiday Season! December 22nd - 4-7 pm Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Pick-up location: Neilson Street at the...

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Sat Dec 22

Rutgers Men's Basketball vs. Columbia

For more information: https://scarletknights.com/facilities/?id=1 ...

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Wed Dec 26

New Brunswick Jazz Project - Joe Magnarelli Trio

Syracuse native Joe Magnarelli moved to New York City in 1986 and soon became a regular participant in the New York and international jazz scene. Joe currently has nine records...

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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

New Jersey has so much to offer from beaches to mountains, small towns and thriving urban centers, not to mention the Statue of Liberty, but ...

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Embracing Diversity

Experience diversity when you walk west from the City Center to the nearby Esperanza Neighborhood, home to New Brunswick's large Latino population. Support the many ...

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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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