NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:02:58 EST Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:02:58 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180108/NJBIZ01/180109912&source=RSS NJPAC's programs, partnerships leave big impact in Newark and beyond Shoshana Vogel, a teaching artist at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJPAC, leads a small group of preschool children in song inside the Leaders for Life Center in Newark's South Ward. They sit on a rug in a semicircle as Vogel plays guitar and the kids clap and sing along. Fri, 05 Jan 2018 16:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180108/NJBIZ01/180109912&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171227/NJBIZ01/171229923&source=RSS Expanded scope moves 'the Pru' to top of charts Ticket sales at Newark&#8217s Prudential Center increased a whopping 56 percent year-over-year from 2016 to 2017, and Sean Saadeh says program diversification inspired by New Jersey&#8217s makeup is at least partly responsible. Wed, 27 Dec 2017 14:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171227/NJBIZ01/171229923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171218/NJBIZ01/171219858&source=RSS Stung by PR nightmare, Giants look to future There aren't many New York Giants fans that would argue with the recent firings of head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese given the team's horrendous performance on the field this season, but it's how the team went about getting to that point that has left a stain on a franchise known for its professionalism and straight-shooting. Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171218/NJBIZ01/171219858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171207/NJBIZ01/171209884&source=RSS Princeton to get its first athletic lifestyle resort in Spring 2018 Life Time, a fitness and wellness company, announced recently it plans to open the first athletic lifestyle resort in the PrincetonPlainsboro area in Spring 2018. Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171207/NJBIZ01/171209884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209904&source=RSS Asbury Park Music Film Festival names 5 new members to its board The 2018 Asbury Park Music Film Festival, which will take place April 27-29 in Asbury Park, has named five new members to its board of directors. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209907&source=RSS Jersey City welcomes its first table tennis club Jersey City is welcoming its first table tennis club, Wang Chen Table Tennis Club, which will occupy 3,100 square feet at 31 River Drive, Newport Associates Development Group announced. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171130/NJBIZ01/171139977&source=RSS Adventure Crossing project seeks to bring more sports to NJ Cardinale Enterprises&#8217 multiphase plan to build two hotels, an indoor recreational facility and outdoor dome recreational facility on a 75-acre site in Jackson was approved by the town&#8217s Zoning Board on Nov. 29. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171130/NJBIZ01/171139977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129872&source=RSS Combining physical therapy, sports performance Montclair-based Parabolic using integrated model to grow enterprise Glen Ridge resident Ali Hilberth was seeing a chiropractor for her back, neck and joint pain, looking for a long term solution to address her ongoing health issues. She decided to try nearby Parabolic Performance and Rehabilitation in Montclair. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129900&source=RSS Beakers, bites and booze Liberty Science Center's monthly party appeals directly to 21 crowd It's 8 o'clock on a Thursday night, and Liberty Science Center is up past its bedtime. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171127/NJBIZ01/171129900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171120/NJBIZ01/171129991&source=RSS Awesome Zone inks lease in Piscataway Commercial real estate firm Denholtz Associates recently announced it inked a 13,085-square-foot lease with children&#8217s play center Awesome Zone to expand into the Piscataway Corporate Center in Piscataway. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171120/NJBIZ01/171129991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171117/NJBIZ01/171119861&source=RSS NY Red Bulls, university host vocational day for families in need The New York Red Bulls men&#8217s soccer team and Southern New Hampshire University SNHU partnered together in hosting its 2nd Annual Vocational Day at Red Bull Arena Presented by Southern New Hampshire University. The vocational day was held last week for families receiving assistance from the Department of Homeless Services. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171117/NJBIZ01/171119861&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171115/NJBIZ01/171119906&source=RSS Dave Buster's opens first NJ location Franchise Dave Buster&#8217s celebrated the opening of its first location in the Garden State Tuesday at the Woodbridge Center Mall in Woodbridge. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171115/NJBIZ01/171119906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171027/NJBIZ01/171029859&source=RSS NJPAC teams with real estate developer to expand events at Asbury Park Boardwalk The New Jersey Performing Arts Center has formed a partnership with Washington, D. C. -based real estate developer Madison Marquette to produce live performances, arts education and community engagement events at one of the state&#8217s most well-known tourist destinations, the Asbury Park Boardwalk. Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171027/NJBIZ01/171029859&source=RSS