September 12, 2018
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How I Got Tix for an Amazing Broadway Show…for $49.

I’d heard about Broadway Roulette before and decided to give it a shot. You go online, pay $49/ticket and choose a date when you’d like to see the show. The day of, they “spin the wheel” and choose the show for you. Around 9am, I got a text message: We won 4 great seats together in the […]

Win a Trip to the Wild West

This summer, bring the kids to the Wild, Wild West–on us! Win for tickets to the Wild West of NJ just by “liking” or “following” or FB page (see more info below). Experience authentic western heritage inspired by Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880’s at NJ’s Wild West City Park. Wild West City is a western heritage […]

Should Kids Have Homework? One Superintendent Says “No.”

Read a Tips’ teen contributor’s view on being overworked: “Even God Rested on Sunday.” Starting this September, Long Beach elementary school students can say “good-bye” to “traditional” homework. I can hear the cheering from here. Instead, the district is asking children to “WRaP” every night: WONDER, READ, and PLAY. It’s a bold move because as parents, we have come to believe that homework is good practice for the […]

Ridgewood’s Golden Girls

Numerous Ridgewood girls will be receiving their Gold Girl Scout Awards this month. This is the highest award you can receive as a Girl Scout and takes a lot of hard work and dedication. To receive this award, the young women must find an issue they feel passionately about and create and fulfill a project to […]

Where to Get a Free Donut Today.

Grab a free donut today for National Donut Day. Click the link to find out where you can find a free donut today when you purchase a beverage–you needed a little caffeine anyway, didn’t you? Dunkin” Donuts is offering a free donut and in celebration of our favorite day of the year, their classic donuts are all dressed up for […]

Is Sponge Bob for Grown-Ups too?

See More Reviews of Shows My kids have been begging to see Sponge Bob on Broadway since it came out. And just like I do with other places they beg to go to (like Chuckie Cheese and the Sugar Factory), I ignored the pleas and avoided it. But recently, we had friends coming to town who asked […]

Take a Chance on Broadway Roulette! We Did!

See Reviews of Shows Before You Choose Here’s a way to see Broadway shows at a huge discount: Broadway Roulette. You pick the day. They pick the show. All tickets $49-$59. Tickets can be booked for tomorrow or up to 3 months in advance. Also read: Does Hamilton Live Up to the Hype? You can select a musical or […]

A New Mexican Spot to Eat (& Drink) in Bergen County

If you’re looking for a new place to try, Lolita’s Mexican Cantina opened this month in Westwood. Owners Fernando and Deborah Lopez and Oscar Toledo also own Sabor Latin Bistro in North Bergen. Dishes we look forward to trying include Cheesy Corn Elote and Fundido, Beer Battered Fish Tacos and their Aztec BBQ Ribs. Plus, no need to […]

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