Just in time for Fashion Week right across the Hudson, we’re happy to announce the launch of the Style section of Brick City Live! Check out the inaugural post by our Featured Style Correspondent, creative director and style genius (seriously) Citi Medina. A word about why we’re doing it, and what you should expect: Newark […]
About Andaiye Taylor
Andaiye is a Newark native, Newark resident, and the show runner at BrickCityLive.com. Andaiye holds a master's degree from Columbia Journalism School and was a fellow in the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY. She was the 2012 recipient of the Erik Lars-Nelson prize for excellence in reporting and writing. In addition to running Brick City, Andaiye is also head of content for Clover. Email her at email@example.com, and follow her on Twitter @andaiye.
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The Mount Prospect Partnership hosted the first annual “Hot Rods and Classics” car show in Forest Hill yesterday. The weather was warm and sunny, the music was a mixture of classic soul and reggaeton, and families and car junkies alike were out en force. The day in pictures:
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, […]
Left to right: poets Anne Marie Macari and Amina Baraka, and two New Jersey poets laureate: National Book Award winner Gerald Stern, seated, and Newark native and American Academy of Arts and Letters Award winner Amiri Baraka, standing at the podium. Mrs. Baraka is pumping her fists because Mr. Baraka had just acknowledged that their […]
Style is coming to Brick City Live!
Full disclosure: the last time I spoke to Jarmaro “Dilettante” Bass before I saw his campaign announcement on Facebook earlier this year, we were at Elbow Room on Halsey Street, brainstorming how we might merge some of his ideas for promoting Newark with the news and events concept for BrickCityLive, which I’d been working on […]
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 […]
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, […]
In addition to being one of the two organizers of Newark’s BrickCity Tech meetup, Jimi Olaghere is the founder of GeekCookUSA, an independent accessories brand that creates unique products which cater to pop culture and technology enthusiasts. Jimi talks about his businesses, how it came to be, and why he came to Newark. What is GeekCookUSA? We […]
Darrin Sharif officially declared his candidacy for Newark mayor during an evening rally at the Robert Treat Hotel yesterday. Sharif worked for Cory Booker as his chief of staff during Booker’s Central Ward council days, before ascending to the role himself in 2010, and becoming one of Booker’s key legislative adversaries on the council. He […]