Roxy’s Best Of… Newark, New Jersey

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From Roxy’s Mail Bag: NJ Charity Walk for Children in Foster Care in Newark on Saturday, October 23, 2010

By: Roxy on 10/14/10 @ 10:50 am

Hi Roxy,
Foster and Adoptive Family Services is having an NJ Charity Walk for Children in Foster Care on Saturday, October 23, 2010 on the NJIT Campus in Newark, NJ. All proceeds go to fund programs that directly impact the lives of children in foster care. If you would see fit to give this event a [...]




Broadway Babies London and Maddie Look Forward to A Chorus Line at NJPAC in Newark, NJ in April 2011

By: Roxy on 08/20/10 @ 7:42 pm

Ever since London and Maddie started their fourth year of Annie’s Playhouse Summer Stars musical theatre camp in Far Hills, NJ, thanks to this year’s Glee theme, my girls have turned into Broadway babies.  We watched the entire first season of Glee over the course of a few weeks leading up to the big show [...]




Roxy’s Big Night Out in Newark, NJ: Dinner at Adega Grill and Miley Cyrus at the Prudential Center

By: Roxy on 11/8/09 @ 10:46 am

I’ve posted my review of the Miley Cyrus show over on my Roxiticus Desperate Housewives blog, but wanted to let all of you know about another great dinner our family (and four friends) enjoyed before the show at the Adega Grill in Newark, New Jersey.  We arrived to find the table set for eight (8), [...]




I Love It When A Plan Comes Together: Miley Cyrus at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

By: Roxy on 09/30/09 @ 10:24 am

Back in the Spring, Rex and I were lucky enough to score two sets of four tickets to take London and Maddie and friends to see Miley Cyrus on Saturday, November 7th at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Today, I’ve wrapped up our plans to include a mother-daughter pair of friends for Maddie [...]




Take Me Out to the Ballgame… the Newark Bears Are On Fire!

By: Roxy on 08/14/09 @ 5:52 pm

Checking in from the beach in Bay Head, New Jersey, at the start of a perfect weekend, I found the following note in the Roxy’s Best Of… Mailbag and wanted to share it with all of you:
Hi Roxy, I wanted to send you some info on the Newark Bears, who are currently vying for first [...]




Shoe In for Mom of the Year… Roxy’s Got Miley Cyrus Concert Tickets, November 7th at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ

By: Roxy on 06/9/09 @ 2:55 pm

Or should I say, “paperless tickets??!!”  Have all of you heard the buzz about Ticketmaster’s latest attempt to beat the scalpers and get real fans into the seats at face value?  I’m not sure how well it will work out at the concert, when we’re all lining up with our credit cards and government issued [...]




Spring Is In the Air at NJPAC in Newark, NJ

By: Roxy on 04/21/09 @ 7:41 am

We’re just past a relaxing spring break for London and Maddie, and spring is definitely in the air here in the Roxiticus Valley.  The daffodils are out, the first of the cherry blossoms have popped, and we opened our beach house in Bay Head over the weekend.  Even though Rex has been away in Chicago and [...]




Looking Ahead: Good Times Planned at NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 02/17/09 @ 12:34 am

As my loyal readers know, Rex and I have recently merged our small mergers and acquisitions firm with another Wall Street firm. The transition and my new investment banking role have taken much of my time and energy, and the longer hours and more frequent long commute have had an impact on our whole family.  [...]




London and her BFFs at NJPAC… the Best Birthday Party Ever!

By: Roxy on 02/10/09 @ 9:43 am

London described it as “the best birthday party ever.” Maddie just loved having our own private balcony for ten, looking out over the crowd. Rex said, “Weird… but wonderful.” One of the other moms kept looking for Eloise from the Plaza Hotel… she didn’t find that naughty little six-year-old, but enjoyed many other surprises. I [...]




Blogging Out Hunger Continues… Inauguration Event at NJPAC to Benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/14/09 @ 10:54 am

On December 15th, 2008, over 100 New Jersey bloggers joined forces in a Blogging Out Hunger campaign, which raised awareness of the current crisis at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, and has also raised over $7,000 in donations.  The opportunity to blog out hunger continues…
In honor of the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as [...]