NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:12:32 EST Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:12:32 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170220/NJBIZ01/302209996&source=RSS Slow and steady The Greene Turtle, big in the Mid-Atlantic, has huge growth plans in New Jersey As The Greene Turtle concentrically expanded more than 300 miles outside of its origins in Ocean City, Maryland, Bob Barry said the popular casual dining brand missed an important spot. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170220/NJBIZ01/302209996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170217/NJBIZ01/170219828&source=RSS Airbnb sees growth in the state N.J. hosts earned over 50M in 2016 It sure sounds as though it might pay to rent out that extra bedroom. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170217/NJBIZ01/170219828&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170216/INDINSIGHTS/170219861&source=RSS Escape rooms becoming popular outlet for workplace bonding Escape rooms &#8212 an immersive, physical adventure in which players are locked in a themed room and must use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit &#8212 are popular venues for friends and family members to socialize. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170216/INDINSIGHTS/170219861&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170216/NJBIZ01/170219878&source=RSS NJBIZ reveals N.J.'s Best Places to Work for 2017 What makes a company one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey? It could be one of many things, from worklife balance to salary and benefits, but something each one of this year's winners shares is a focus on their employees and their professional environment. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170216/NJBIZ01/170219878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170215/NJBIZ01/170219899&source=RSS Musical celebration With GRAMMY Experience, Prudential Center aims to highlight state's history and help build its future Aside from their work with the Prudential Center, Dave Blitzer and Scott O'Neil have at least one other thing in common They're both passionate music fans who just didn't have the ability to cut it at their childhood music lessons. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170215/NJBIZ01/170219899&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170214/NJBIZ01/170219924&source=RSS NJBIZ Coolest Offices 2017 It's time to show us your coolest offices again! For the second year in a row, NJBIZ is looking for the coolest, trendiest, most unique places to work in New Jersey. Does your desk light up the entire room? Are your cubicle walls gone and modern art is in their place? If your office fits the bill, email Spotlight reporter brettjnjbiz. com with NJBIZ cool offices in the subject line and let him. . . Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170214/NJBIZ01/170219924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170209/NJBIZ01/170209831&source=RSS Steven Van Zandt to deliver commencement speech at Rutgers It looks as though Steven Van Zandt will be trading in his iconic bandana for a mortarboard. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170209/NJBIZ01/170209831&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170207/NJBIZ01/170209860&source=RSS 8,200-sq.ft. GRAMMY Music Experience coming to Pru Center Leaders of the Prudential Center gathered at the Newark arena to announce a partnership with the GRAMMY Museum at L. A. Live to create an East Coast location for the educational music experience. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170207/NJBIZ01/170209860&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170207/NJBIZ01/170209875&source=RSS Despite Christie veto, Icahn will look to sell Taj Mahal Gov. Chris Christie issued an absolute veto Monday of a bill that would have suspended billionaire investor Carl Icahn&#8217s casino gaming license for a five-year period due to his decision to close the Trump Taj Mahal last year. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170207/NJBIZ01/170209875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/170209897&source=RSS Eli Manning's award further bolsters Hackensack Meridian program When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning shared the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award Saturday, it was a victory celebrated by Hackensack Meridian Health. Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/170209897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/170209906&source=RSS All the world's a stage Theaters will feel any loss of federal funding, but so will their communities Bonnie J. Monte is not being dramatic. In voicing her concerns regarding President Donald Trump's rumored plans to, among other budget cuts, eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Monte joins most, if not all, of her colleagues and competitors in their nervousness. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/170209906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/302069994&source=RSS The ultimate human interest story Nonprofits make case that literature, other humanities are as vital to our society as the arts Former gang members who once traded threats in the streets are making amends in Shakespeare reading groups. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/302069994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/302069995&source=RSS Forum is latest crossover event at NJPAC John Schreiber said he feels blessed that the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark is located in one of the most diverse regions in the country. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170206/NJBIZ01/302069995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170130/NJBIZ01/170139984&source=RSS Little Rockers opens new HQ in N.J. Little Rockers, a kids music class and party company, announced it has opened its new headquarters, AppleJams Music Arts Playcenter, in Shrewsbury. Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170130/NJBIZ01/170139984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170130/NJBIZ01/301309996&source=RSS The game behind the game Three years ago, New Jersey got a little taste of what the Super Bowl is all about when the game was played for the first time at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170130/NJBIZ01/301309996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170123/NJBIZ01/170129952&source=RSS Blink Fitness leases space in South Orange Blink Fitness, a budget friendly gym, has leased space in South Orange, according to Chuck Lanyard, president of The Goldstein Group. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170123/NJBIZ01/170129952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170123/NJBIZ01/301239994&source=RSS Fish wrapping When anglers want to dress up their boats, they head to Knowlton-based VFX Wraps Mike Pilote was a senior in high school when he saw an opportunity to make some money. It was 2003 and the &#8220Fast and Furious&#8221 movie franchise had just started, inspiring many of his classmates to put custom designs on their cars. Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170123/NJBIZ01/301239994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/MILLENNIAL/170119758&source=RSS Facebook #8212 To use, or not to use That is the question I think I&#8217m going to delete Facebook. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170119/MILLENNIAL/170119758&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/301179997&source=RSS Winning the game Netcong-based AdMagic helps independent game designers bring their ideas to market When Shari Spiro gets a business call, she lights up and turns on. It's all business, sure. But she clearly loves what she does. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170117/NJBIZ01/301179997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119919&source=RSS Prudential Center, Uber ink rideshare partnership for fans at events The Prudential Center announced Thursday its partnership with Uber, designating the San Francisco-based online transportation service the official rideshare partner of the New Jersey Devils and the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue in Newark. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170112/NJBIZ01/170119919&source=RSS