Recent grant supports continuation of Newark Museum’s Youth Explorers program

Newark Museum’s Youth Explorers Program is meant to provide local youth with a unique learning experience built around its art and science collections, and thanks to a recent grant, the Museum will be able to keep it going.

Here’s a list of Newark-area organizations that are looking for your help on #GivingTuesday

Wishing a happy holiday weekend to all of our readers! Tuesday, November 29th is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, and we’re compiling a list of local organizations that are running campaigns for donations and help. Check back as we add additional organizations as they come our way.

With Fownders Newark, tech star Gerard Adams brings startup aspirations to the neighborhood

Gerard Adams made his first million by age 24, cofounded Elite Daily at 27, sold it to Daily Mail at 30, made Business Insider’s list of top entrepreneurs under 35 and became a Silicon Valley star along the way.

Now the 31-year-old entrepreneur has built a startup accelerator in Newark in an effort to help create more successes like himself. Meet Fownders Newark. (And no, it’s not located downtown.)

A free “holiday party with a twist” at NJPAC tonight is the first of more Millennial and Gen-X focused programming at the venue

Ready to kick off the holiday party season? Need to impress your out-of-town cousins with a fly event in town? Check out Office Holiday Party at Nico @ NJPAC tonight, which will include a ticket giveaway for Hot97’s “Hot for the Holidays” concert at Prudential Center on December 3rd. We asked The Honors Program’s Peter Winstead Jr. what partygoers can expect tonight, and about their partnership with NJPAC to bring more Millennials and GenXers into the building.

La Casa de Don Pedro receives $40,000 grant to address food insecurity in Newark

La Casa de Don Pedro is participating in Hispanic Federation’s National Hunger Relief Initiative (NHRI), which aims to provide 460,000 meals to families in need this year.

Newark Museum releases its holiday celebration calendar

Newark Museum has just released its full schedule of holiday-themed events an activities for December.

Newark tree lighting Dec. 6th to include family-friendly activities, Sunshine Anderson & Blu Cantrell

Newark’s 3rd annual tree lighting at Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza will be free, family-friendly and feature R&B singers Blu Cantrell and Sunshine Anderson.

Get on the shelves: Whole Foods seeks local food, beverage and body product vendors to feature in Newark stores

The soon-to-come Whole Foods Market at the Hahne’s Building in Downtown Newark is looking for local vendors for locally sourced food and body products. How to take advantage of this opportunity.

How investing in cities like Newark provides a pathway to permanent U.S. residence for foreign investors

The EB-5 immigrant investor program lets foreign investors obtain permanent resident status in the United States. At a recent investor conference in Newark, it was cited as one of a series of creative tools developers can use to get deals done, but EB-5 is not without controversy.

The “life” in life insurance: “Masterpiece of Love” presentation at Newark Museum shows survivor stories

Prudential’s “Masterpiece of Love” initiative is a multi-part webisode series honoring stories of life, love, loss and the power of the human spirit—and how life insurance plays a crucial role in each.