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MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

Now in its  Fourth  week Music Broadway Bayonne sponsored by Bayonne Mayor James Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone brings Music back to Broadway combining excellent venues with exceptional entertainment to make your Friday night out fun and local 

See who’s performing at these  six   participating  restaurants and Bistro and Tavern  for Friday, September 29th

Enjoy!

Music Broadway Bayonne

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Passantino Wins Eight Awards from New Jersey Journalism Organization

BAYONNE, NJ – Freelance journalist Joseph Passantino won eight awards from the Garden State Journalism Association in its 70th Annual Memorial Journalism Awards competition.

Three of his honors were for work performed for the Hudson Reporter newspaper group, and five were for the TAPinto Bayonne news website.

Passantino received the Hildy Johnson Award for his story, “Smack Surges in Hudson County,” which appeared in The Weehawken Reporter. The GSJA bestows the honor for the “outstanding print or broadcast news story of the year.”

Along with Hudson Reporter colleague Al Sullivan, Passantino took home a second-place award in the Print/Investigative Reporting category for “Electronic Cheating? School District Investigates Possible Smart Phone Cheats.” The story ran in the Bayonne Community News.

Passantino wins eight  awards
“Snow Daze”- Photo by Joe Passantino

Passantino won second place in the Photography, Essay category for “Snow Daze; After the Blizzard,” which ran in the Bayonne Community News. The photo series chronicled the city following a 20-inch snowfall.

For TAPinto Bayonne, Passantino won in the photography categories of Spot News, General News, and Portraits & Personalities.

In Spot News, he won first place for his photo titled “Sad Day,” taken following an apparent suicide in a downtown Bayonne park.

In General News, Passantino took both first and second places for “Just Super,” a picture of a super moon taken from The Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor, and for “A Tale of Two Bridges.”

Passantino wins eight awards
“My Turn” photo by
Joe Passantino
Passantino wins eight  awards
“May I Help You”
photo by Joe Passantino

In Portraits & Personalities, he again took the two top spots; for “My Turn,” where he captured the image of a child waiting anxiously for his father to share ice cream, and “May I Help You?”, a shot of a dog “manning” the counter in a veterinarian’s office.

The honors were presented for work completed in 2016.

CAPTIONS:

  • 1. Snow Daze
  • 2. My Turn
  • 3. May I Help You?
  • 4. Just Super
  • 5. Sad Day
  • 6. A Tale of Two Bridges

 

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Bayonne Baytown Benefit Concert Friday September 22nd, 2017

Bayonne to Baytown Concert

Exciting Update Regarding Bayonne to Baytown Benefit Concert on Friday, September 22: Bayonne resident Award Winning Actress Tammy Blanchard will sign autographs with other celebrities and appear on stage and also appearing  American Idol Star Jackie Nese will perform

Bayonne to Baytown Concert
Actress Tammy Blanchard
Bayonne to Baytown Concert
Jackie Nese

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that Bayonne resident Award Winning Actress Tammy Blanchard: Tallulah,  Into the Woods, The Good Shepherd, Rabbit Hole and many other screen  stage and television  roles will be on hand for the Benefit Concert to sign autographs, appear on stage  and lend a hand to support Bayonne  in helping Baytown Texas.

Also  American Idol star Jackie Nese and her dancers will be performing and signing autographs at the Bayonne to Baytown benefit concert on Friday, September 22. Jackie is a rising star who ignites the passion in her young hip audiences with every performance. Along with Nashville star Joe Bayer, The Blue Dawg Band, Rocco and the Mob, and various other performers, she will rock the house.

Continue reading Bayonne Baytown Benefit Concert Friday September 22nd, 2017

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MUSIC BROADWAY BAYONNE SEPTEMBER 8th 2017

Now in it’s second week Music Broadway Bayonne sponsored by Bayonne Mayor James Davis and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone brings Music back to Broadway combining excellent venues with exceptional entertainment to make your Friday night out fun and local 

See who’s performing at these seven  participating  restaurants and Bistro and Tavern  for Friday, September 8th

Enjoy!

Music Broadway Bayonne September 8 2017

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Bayonne’s Bridge Arts Festival to Spotlight Art, Music, Community

MORE THAN A BRIDGE

 Three days of Arts Events throughout Bayonne begin Sept. 7th

 Bridges Art Festival Bayonne

By Sally Deering

Bayonne is more than just a bridge that connects to Staten Island, and the Bridge Arts Festival directors Cheryl and Christopher Mack want to prove that with three days of arts events highlighting the city’s artists and artisans.

Continue reading Bayonne’s Bridge Arts Festival to Spotlight Art, Music, Community

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Bayonne Summer Sounds by the Bay Entertainment Schedule

 

        Community information for the city of bayonne

  Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the City of Bayonne will present the Summer Sounds by the Bay concerts Wednesdays, from July 12 through August 23, at 7:00 p.m., weather permitting. The concerts will be held at the amphitheater on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park, which is located between Avenue A and Newark Bay.  The schedule is as follows:

Smooth
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
A complete Motown Revue, this exciting and talented band takes listeners through a fascinating recreation of the sounds of the Temptations, the Four Tops and many more. High energy, great harmony and fantastic dance steps will entertain your audience throughout the show.

 

The Infernos
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Three decades of musical magic – the crowd will be dancing to the tunes of this entertaining group. From Barry White, The Duprees, Earth Wind & Fire, and Frank Sinatra to today’s hot sounds of Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, and Taylor Swift. They can do it all!!!

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HEAR YE, HEAR YE! COMETH TO BOHO FOR SOME FUNETH  

Bayonne Renaissance Festival
The Bayonne Renaissance Committee

    Visit the Bayonne Renaissance Festival on July 22nd for some Medieval Fun!

   Where Pirates Sing, Knights Joust, and a Magician Breathes Fire in a Kilt

 By Sally Deering

 Theater troupes have a passion for costumed period pieces and the Bayonne Theater Company has gone back to the Middle Ages to bring Boho residents and visitors some rollicking medieval fun.

The 2nd annual Bayonne Renaissance Festival happens Sat, July 22nd from noon to 7 pm and much of the entertainment is a step back in time. For instance, when was the last time you witnessed a joust, watched a pirate sing and dance, or caught a Celtic Magician dressed in a kilt breathe fire? Continue reading HEAR YE, HEAR YE! COMETH TO BOHO FOR SOME FUNETH  

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Bayonne Library Offers Free Summer Movies

 

             Community information for the city of bayonne

   Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Public Library is offering a series of nine free summer movies on most Wednesdays through August 16 at 1:00 p.m. in the O’Connor Gallery on the second floor of the library.  The building is located at 31st Street and Avenue C.  There will be no film shown on Wednesday, July 5, since that date is during the July 4 holiday period.

The films to be shown include award winners and nominees, plus a selection of children’s movies that are not just for kids.  The films intended primarily for children will be shown July 26 through August 16. Youngsters attending the children’s films must be accompanied by an adult.  No children will be admitted for the adult selections. 

The following films will be shown on Wednesdays:

 

July 12: La La Land.  Rating: PG-13.  Running time: 2hrs. 8 minutes.

July 19: Fences. Rating: PG-13. Running time: 2 hrs. 19 minutes.

July 26: Beauty and The Beast. Rating: PG. Running time: 2 hrs. 9 minutes.

August 2: Trolls. Rating: PG. Running time: 1 hr. 32 minutes.

August 9: Boss Baby. Rating: PG. Running time: 1 hr. 37 minutes. 

August 16: Sing. Rating: PG. Running time: 1 hr. 48 minutes.

Young Frankenstein is being shown as a tribute to Gene Wilder, who plays Dr. Frankenstein in the film. Singing in the Rain is being presented as a tribute to Debbie Reynolds, who plays Cathy Selden in the movie.  Wilder and Reynolds both passed away in 2016.

 

 

 

 

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New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 14A Construction Project

NJ Turnpike 14A Construction Project

THREE WEEK SCHEDULE AS OF JUNE 23, 2017
 
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the summer of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • During the evenings of 06/29/17, 8:00PM to 5:00AM, traffic impacts are expected on the ramps to and from the Hudson County Extension and the Interchange 14A Toll Plaza for asphalt paving operations. This work will be supported by the New Jersey State Police. 
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevrd)
  • Traffic was shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge deck construction on the bridge structure over Pulaski Street continues.
  • During the week of 07/17/17, nighttime detours of the southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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If you have any questions about the 14A Improvement Project, please call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-671-6872, or email info@njta14a.com anytime. Thank you.
 
For full project details, contact information, traffic advisories, and informational pamphlets, please visit the NJTA 14A Website.
 
For information about the Bayonne Bridge, please click here
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CALLING ARTIST- LAST DAY ENTRIES JUNE 23, 2017

Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone CALL FOR ARTIST program an amazing opportunity for area artist to participate  with an Art Installation Program in Bayonne’s Historic Bergen Point District.

Please see ad below for more information. Deadline us June 23rd, 2017

Call to Artist

 

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