NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A new chain restaurant is officially open for business at 341 George Street as of Friday, January 23.

Located in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, in a space once occupied by Soho on George, "The Counter" will be open for lunch and dinner and also includes a full bar.

The restaurant is the chain's second location in New Jersey.  Other nearby locations are in Clifton and New York City.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault recently selected the Center of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) at Rutgers University's School of Social Work to "pilot" a campus climate survey on sexual assault.

The Task Force was created on January 22, to address this issue in a time when many universities neglect, ignore, and harass victims of sexual assault on campus.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The city's fast-growing Community Food Alliance gathered on June 10 to celebrate, quite literally, the fruits of their labor.

Members devote themselves to one of five areas of interest: agriculture, advocacy and policy, healthy food access, food and economics, and community engagement. Each division gave a short presentation showcasing its achievements.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—White Rose Hamburgers, also known as White Rose System, is set to officially open today at 43 Easton Avenue, according to owner Michael Litos.

And the good news gets better: White Rose on Easton Avenue will also offer delivery in the near future.

White Rose in Highland Park has been a local favorite since it opened in 1957.  White Roses's well-known sliders are one of a kind: above-average sized patties come on a soft kaiser roll and are topped with a generous amount of cheese and sautéed onions.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—After a long and torturous winter, glorious weather has finally arrived.  Although New Brunswick's narrow sidewalks offer little room for café seating, insiders know that the city is full of places to lounge outside with cold drinks and a delicious meal, in several different areas around town.

Here's a list of our favorite spots to dine while enjoying the beautiful summer weather and vibrant city atmosphere:


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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Just in time for warm weather, three new frozen yogurt shops have opened in downtown New Brunswick.  All four spots in town – Red Mango, Let’s YO!, Top It, and Truly Yogurt – serve frozen yogurt with a unique twist.

Frozen yogurt, affectionately referred to as "froyo," is similar to soft-serve ice cream.  It tastes great, is low in fat, and it is packed with calcium, protein, and probiotics that help the immune and digestive systems.

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