Ripped returning for Woodstock Festival

LYNDHURST – Get ready for Woodstock redux. Well, that’s actually the second annual Woodstock Festival, co-sponsored by the Lyndhurst Youth Performing Arts Association (LYPAA) and A&M Music and owner Alan Maisano. It’s coming up Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Town Hall Park in Lyndhurst, from noon to 7 p.m. Aside… Continue Reading

Fast cars, first loves, ‘50s music in ‘Grease’

Start the summer off right with the West Hudson Arts and Theater Company (W.H.A.T.) production of America’s favorite musical, “Grease.” The musical bursts on to the W.H.A.T. stage Wednesday, June 24, in an all-new production directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina; musical direction by Scott Burzynski. This rock-n-roll celebration of growing up and falling… Continue Reading

Belleville’s hidden gem: Me and Tommy’s Restaurant

BELLEVILLE –  Because of its remote location, people told Ernesto Sicari back in October 2011 that his new restaurant, Me and Tommy’s, would probably last about six months. It was being built in a 100-plus-yearold former train depot that had most recently been home to an unsuccessful Filipino restaurant. But,… Continue Reading