Entries by Brick City Live

Five things we’re thinking about: Week of October 7

This week, we’re 1) reading an examination of Cory Booker’s record, 2) trying to make sense of the politics behind the government shutdown, 3) contemplating the dangers of not allowing ex-offenders to vote, 4) exploring the new healthcare.gov website and figuring out how to sign up, and 5) getting ready to go to the Open Doors […]

Five thing we’re thinking about: Week of September 30

This week, we’re 1) trying to understand how we’ll be affected by a possible government shutdown, 2) making the sense of the types of jobs the recovery is bringing to our region, 3) watching Lonegan’s campaign respond to a surprising poll result, 4) checking out Brick City Live’s new travel section, and 5) marking our calendars […]

Home News: Get your own “BrickC.it” web address for our events calendar

BrickC.it/yourorganization Do you want a shareable, “Brick City” branded web address that will easily expose all of your events? Brick City Live is offering legitimate businesses, organizations, and promotional companies the ability to reserve their “BrickC.it” web address for our calendar, for free! Those can include networking, parties, entertainment, education, community events and more. If you follow us […]

Reader style: Newark artisan, style maven & entrepreneur Kaylan Jones is ‘Forever Audacious’

“Speak with passion…move with aggression…always assume positive intent.” – artisan/entrepreneur Kaylan Jones About Kaylan From: Newark/East Orange Business: Forever Audacious™ (www.foreveraudacious.etsy.com) Earrings: Forever Audacious Bracelet: Forever Audacious Top: Personal Advisory Location: 116th & Malcolm X Shabazz Blvd. Harlem, NY at the 44th Annual African American Day Parade, promoting her brand and representing Brick City Want to submit your own […]

FYI: Are you ready to ‘Start Something’?

Although lending to small businesses increased in 2012, the number of micro-loans actually decreased, depriving small business owners of one of their most viable funding options. In response, Rising Tide Capital, the community-based entrepreneurship organization, created the Start Something Challenge, which consists of a $10,000 cash prize business pitch competition, networking opportunities, access to startup […]

It’s Monday 9/2: Five things we’re thinking about

Happy Labor Day! This week, we’re thinking about the the limits of President Obama’s executive action on gun violence (he met with Booker and 17 other mayors last week), the new Panasonic CEO encouraging his employees to go local in Newark (they’re moving their headquarters here from Secaucus), Newark schoolteachers’ merit pay raises, the new […]

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

This week, we’re thinking about the latest mayoral debate, a holistic vision for revitalization in Newark, stop-and-risk transparency, the changing shape of Broad Street, and startup networking. What else should we be thinking about? Tweet #fivethings @brickcitylive, leave a comment on our Facebook thread, or leave a comment below.   1. Ras Baraka and Shavar […]