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Tattoos have become increasingly popular among college students. You can see ink on almost every part of the body, on everybody, at Rutgers. One local tattoo shop, Anchor Tattoo, is just a quick walk from the College Avenue Campus. On the corner of Easton Avenue and Hamilton Street, the shop sits just above Sanctum Body Art and Sparks Salon.
As we trudge through the thick of midterm season, the only fall on the minds of many Rutgers collegians is the possible GPA slip. Take heart, studious ones, and take a look around — the morning air is crisper, the leaves are just starting to turn and it’s absolutely gorgeous outside.
While the underground music scene in New Brunswick flourishes with a laundry list of bands, there can, at times, lack a female front-woman presence.
Walking down Easton Avenue, you are bombarded with tons of places to eat. Ranging from pizza to pad thai, the options are endless — but as temperatures drop, along with the motivation to leave your room — you might find yourself tempted to get dinner delivered straight to your door.
Comic book enthusiasts, assemble! If you haven't heard already, there’s a new comic book store in town and it’s here to stay.
A self-proclaimed, “Jersey Mex” restaurant, Papa Grande Grille offers a selection of taste bud-stimulating, flavorful food that is matched by no other local restaurant.
Tucked away off Ryders Lane with no walking path, or bus route, or clear GPS directions, Rutgers Gardens can seem like some kind of urban legend for a lot of would-be visitors who give up trying to find the hidden Eden of florals and farm markets.
While most New Brunswick dwellers recognize Hub City’s jazz scene as established and flourishing, many might not realize how attractive the city is for rising and veteran jazz musicians alike. Both upcoming and established jazz acts — specifically the Alexis Morrast Quartet, Expansions: The Dave Liebman Group and the Sean Jones Quartet — performed their own take on America’s original music genre Saturday afternoon at Livingston Avenue in Downtown New Brunswick. The eighth installment of New Brunswick’s “Hub City Sounds” festival series, the second day of the third annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival showcased performances from aspiring artists to experienced veterans who played with legends like Miles Davis. The New Brunswick jazz scene and related musical acts have the most culturally diverse audience base of any performances in Hub City, said Virginia DeBerry, co-founder of the New Brunswick Jazz Project. “It needs to be something that people have access to,” DeBerry said.
Eating healthy may be one of the most difficult things for a college student to try to manage, especially one living on campus.
Well you made it, the first week of school has come and gone just as quickly as it arrived this year, leaving students with a flurry of unread Sakai announcements higher than the score of the Norfolk State Game.
SMALL SPACES TO BIG PLACES Considering how most New Brunswick-based bands are accustomed to performing in cramped, sweaty residential basements, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to notice a greater sense of freedom felt by these musicians after stepping into the daylight. Hub City punk acts Delucy, Glazer, Wild Rice, Izzy True, Electric Trip and headliner Screaming Females, along with Providence, Rhode Island, natives Downtown Boys, performed at a free show Saturday afternoon at Elmer B.
In New Brunswick, you're constantly hearing about new food discoveries, but it’s usually rare that anyone mentions dessert.