NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—In another move to counter the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, the state ordered all municipal, county, and State public libraries to close, as well as all university computer labs. The mandate took effect on the evening of March 20, following Rutgers University’s refusal to voluntarily closeContinue Reading

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On March 17, Rutgers University President Robert Barchi cancelled all in-person classes and events for the remainder of the school year, including the long-awaited commencement ceremonies. It’s part of the latest drastic measures taken to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19–measures that have been met withContinue Reading

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Over 100 lots of dismantled commercial kitchen equipment, store fixtures, and refrigerators sit ready for a public auction on February 25 at the site of the shuttered SuperFresh on Kirkpatrick Street. New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA), which owns the building and the equipment, recently contracted with commercial insolvencyContinue Reading

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The White Castle restaurant on Somerset Street permanently closed on January 12, after 27 years in operation there. Citing “rising costs,” and a “changing business model for restaurants everywhere,” White Castle System Inc. Vice President Jamie Richardson, said that sometimes neighborhoods change or competition increases. The location wasContinue Reading