Entries by Andaiye Taylor

It’s Monday 9/9: Five things we’re thinking about

This week, we’re 1) contemplating an even tougher-than-normal couple weeks in Newark, using one of our original stories to shed light, 2) continuing to bone up on the fundamentals of the conflict in Syria, 3) keeping an eye on the potential perils of living near airports, and, since those first three topics are so grave, […]

Beyond Brick City: Labor Day in Montreal

I’d heard from a number of people that visiting Montreal feels like visiting a European city. With both Labor Day weekend and a friend’s birthday to celebrate, it was the perfect international trip (even if just over the border) for my and four friends’ schedules, budgets, and desire for a nice change of speed and […]

Spotted: Lynda Lloyd leans Newark

Newark city council at-large candidate Lynda Lloyd chatted with developer Gabriela Levit yesterday at Lean Startup’s “Still Summer ” social, which was held in the event space at Center Stage Cuts on Broad Street. The event was an opportunity for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to get acquainted with the Lean Startup Machine organization in Newark, […]

Sneak peak: The fragrance agent

You’ve heard of the sports agent. You’ve heard of the music agent. But what about the fragrance agent? Entrepreneur Bart Schmidt’s Newark-based company, Brands With Purpose, is a fragrance agency. “I used to work for one of the fragrance houses that just created the fragrance – the juice,” he said during our recent interview at […]