Entries by Andaiye Taylor

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 […]

Sneak peak: Living (and growing) richer in Newark

Update: Brick City Live’s full interview with Tiffany Aliche is now live. If you succeed in Newark, it puts you on the map. So says Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche,  the best-selling author of The One Week Budget, media personality, public speaker, and personal finance educator who has seen her success and reach mount steadily year after […]

Sneak peak: Miriam Farkas creates a food services ecosystem

Miriam Farkas is a Columbian-born former food service industry executive who launched her own event planning and marketing businesses right here in Newark a couple years ago. Farkas, who operates her businesses out of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership’s (IFEL’s) member co-working space at 550 Broad Street in Newark, said her food services career has […]

Sneak peak: The world at Newark’s fingertips

BrickCityLive’s full interview with Jimi Olaghere is now live. You can read it here. We continue preview week with a first look at BrickCityLive’s conversation with Jimi Olaghere. The Newark resident’s story is more than a tale of one person’s entrepreneurship. It also demonstrates the extent to which Newark is at the world’s crossroads. In addition to […]

Arting up vacant spaces downtown Newark

Evonne Davis, artistic director of Gallery Aferro on Market Street, discusses a possible art installation with artist LNY, on the third floor of the building that housed the former Bushberg Brothers furniture store at Market and Washington Streets. The building is one of a handful on the block that Aferro is looking to activate as […]

Shot of the Day: The Sports Authorities

Has Jay Z lost touch with his audience? Is it possible to do business with a person you know is prejudiced against your race?  How easy is it to publicly speak about yourself for ten minutes straight? Do lakes have currents? All Access 660’s Sunday morning show is about sports – and there’s plenty of […]