NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–To celebrate a year of accomplishments and hard-hitting news, New Brunswick Today is hosting a party on November 8 from 5 PM-9PM at The Court Tavern.

This party, which is open to the public, will have great food from local restaurants, a live band, and is a great opportunity to meet some amazing people.

Buy your tickets here!

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A pilot program using License Plate Reader (LPR) technology to enforce on-street permit parking in New Brunswick, the first of its kind in New Jersey, was delayed by about a month due to a software "glitch."

Mitch Karon, Executive Director of the New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA), said at the board meeting on August 26 that a "small glitch in the computer system" was responsible for the delay.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—With just one conference game remaining on their schedule, Rutgers’ men’s soccer sits atop the Big Ten standings.

The Scarlet Knights moved into first place on Sunday after taking down Ohio State, who had been ranked 18th in the nation in the NSCAA Coaches’ Poll.

Sunday’s contest was Senior Day for the Scarlet Knights, who honored their graduating seniors with a big win.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Two of the three largest drugstore chains in the country will soon join forces, if a $9.4 billion deal for Walgreens to buy Rite Aid is approved.

The Rite Aid store, located at 366 George Street, is just one of more than 4,600 locations in the nation's third largest U.S. drugstore chain.

If the deals moves forward, it will become part of the Walgreens chain, which has a location at 20 Jersey Avenue in New Brunswick. Walgreens is  the number one U.S. drugstore chain with 8,200 stores.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–On October 29, the Rutgers University Dance department will be hosting a free one day public symposium on Parkinson's disease.

The symposium will include a movement class designed for people with Parkinson’s disease as well as films relating to Parkinson’s disease and dance, a panel discussion on research advances, and dinner.

Titled “Moving Forward,” the event will be held at the Nicholas Music Center on Douglass Campus at 85 George Street, from 4:30 until 8:30 pm.

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Desta Ethiopian Restaurant New Brunswick NJ Khahlidra Hadhazy

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Before I get into how fantastic Desta Ethiopian Restaurant is, and it is fantastic, I want to preface by stating that I have never been able to ‘get into’ Ethiopian cuisine – it just wasn’t my thing.

I have dined at a number of Ethiopian establishments, over a number of years, and nothing I have ever tried before has come close to the remarkable dishes I was served on a Friday night at Desta. 

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