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What’s Your Impression of Downtown New Brunswick?

New Brunswick City Market wants to hear your thoughts and impressions of our downtown area as part of a project to gather input from residents, visitors, students and commuters about the character and personality of this part of the City. www.newbrunswicksurvey.com links to an approximately five-minute survey that asks questions about different aspects of the […]

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Planning Board Approves Ferren Mall Redevelopment Plan

The New Brunswick Planning Board has approved a proposed redevelopment plan for the Ferren parking deck area and nearby properties, moving this exciting project another step toward fruition.  The intent of the Redevelopment Plan is to create a development program for the four-acre site situated immediately east of the New Brunswick train station in downtown New […]

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Restaurant Week is Back for 2016!

More than three dozen New Brunswick restaurants will have special promotions and menus during New Brunswick Restaurant Week 2016, the City’s tastiest event of the year. From July 9 through July 23, all are encouraged to take this opportunity to revisit their favorite restaurants or try new ones. For a full listing of promotions and […]

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Farm Fresh Food and Fun For All – Local Farmers Back for 2016 Season of NBCFM

It’s happening! The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market (NBCFM) opens this Wednesday, June 22nd, at Kilmer Square!! Empty out your kitchens and get ready to stock up on local, farm fresh produce and goods!!! Oh, and did you think The New Brunswick Community Farmers Market is ONLY food? Guess again! Local vendors also offer all-natural products made from […]

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Transforming Trash to Treasure – Spring Cleaning in the City

This past Sunday our Environmental Commission along with the Lower Raritan Watershed Partnership did some ‪#‎springcleaning‬ by tidying up the area around the Raritan River. Clean and green initiatives are really taking off here in New Brunswick and the sustainable snowball is just growing and growing! Another project from COLAB ARTS and the Watershed Sculpture […]

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HackRU’s 10th Anniversary Hosts Fearless and Fun Innovators

HackRU does it again!! Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, thousands of “hackers” spent days and a sleepless night at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC) this past weekend to innovate. Just like last year, it was a sunny, spring weekend with technological warriors from all over Central Jersey hunkering down for HackRU’s hackathon of researching, developing and executing a completely […]

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Dina’s Dwellings, Paid Sick Leave, Rutgers Honors College are What’s Happening in the Hub City for February

The Esperanza Facade Grant Program offers an incentive for French Street businesses to improve their looks, the ribbon is cut on the groundbreaking Dina’s Dwellings supportive needs housing project and Rutgers Honors College students discuss what they’re doing to get involved in the local community in the newest installment of “What’s Happening in the Hub […]

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City’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.7 Percent

The City’s unemployment rate has reached a nearly historic low, according to the Federal Department of Labor’s end of year numbers. New Brunswick’s unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in December 2015, lower than both the State of New Jersey’s 4.4 percent unemployment rate and the federal unemployment rate of 5.0 percent. New Brunswick’s unemployment […]

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