NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Last June, New Jersey Transit struck a deal with Optimum to provide a commercial wireless internet (wi-fi) service at its stations for the next 20 years.

New Brunswick was among the first stations picked, along with Newark's Penn and Broad Street Stations, Rahway, Trenton, Summit, Hoboken, Metropark, the Meadowlands station, Summit, and Montclair State University. 

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—There's still time to check out an exciting exhibit at the only art gallery in downtown New Brunswick, one that features the work of local photographers.

On January 10, the Alfa Art Gallery opened its doors to present their exhibition, “New Brunswick in the Eyes of Photographers.”  The well-attended reception included free wine and cheese, as well as a chance to meet the photographers.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–According to authorities,  two men wearing masks entered an apartment at 14 Jersey Avenue in New Brunswick and shot one of the residents around 7:30pm on Friday, January 24.

The apartment is located above Mi Tierra bar, at the corner of Jersey Ave. and Handy Street.

After entering the home, the suspects demanded money from the the victim, and after he refused to comply, one suspect revealed a silver handgun and fired a single shot, which hit the victim's finger. 

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—According to authorities, some 4,000 security personnel will be on hand for the first-ever Super Bowl in New Jersey on Saturday February 2, likely leading to many arrests and criminal charges related to the festivities.

People from Hollywood to Dubai will visit MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford to experience the big day in person. Many of the lucky ones who scored tickets will enjoy the event by watching the game with their friends, eating great food, and consuming alcoholic beverages.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A Fifth Ward basement was home to an "only in New Brunswick" moment last night, as a pizza-themed cover band and its famous lead singer entertained a crowd of nearly 200.

While live musical performances in basements are common throughout the Hub City, last night's show was unique because of the headliner: The Pizza Underground, and its frontman, former child star Macaulay Culkin.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Jersey Film Festival, hosted every year in New Brunswick, will be kicking off tonight on the Rutgers University campus.

The festival, which is hosted by the Rutgers Film Co-Op, New Jersey Media Arts Center, and the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies, will feature documentaries, workshops, short films, guest independent and international films. 

There will also be guest appearances from producers, directors and actors involved in some of the films. 

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