Entries by Brick City Live

Shot of the day: A growing pain on Halsey Street

Although the new Prudential building currently being built on Broad Street should mean high traffic for Halsey Street businesses once completed, for now, the construction is causing traffic to dwindle, and in many cases, is displacing businesses altogether. A painted notice on Halsey Street illustrates the pain.

Shot of the day: City of the arts

A group representing Gallery Aferro, the Newark Arts Council, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation discuss ways to incorporate poetry into the Newark arts scene on a more consistent basis. The foundation, which in 2014 will again host the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, is specifically looking to use this year’s Open Doors arts festival as […]

Shot of the Day: Cory Booker’s mobile command Center

Booker campaign employees man social media at Championship Plaza downtown Newark following news of his victory in the New Jersey Senate Democratic primary on Tuesday, August 12. With over 1.2 million Twitter followers and long-standing connections to Silicon Valley that extend back to his undergraduate Stanford days, Booker is the poster child for social media […]

New Jersey votes. Newark mayor leads.

The New York Times ultimately endorsed Newark mayor Cory Booker for the U.S. Senate Democratic primary, but it acknowledged  nonetheless that New Jerseyans are “lucky to have a choice among four candidates with solid credentials: two with experience in Congress and good voting records; one who has worked hard at the state level on women’s issues, […]

Shot of the day: Grassy knoll

A family enjoys the late afternoon weather on the lawn at the Riverfront Park ribbon cutting in Newark. Event organizers asked visitors to wear orange to commemorate the park’s official opening. The park will play host to a number of events, including a Frank & 3 To Clave “Night of Music and Dance” tomorrow, Tuesday […]

The New York Times Endorses Booker

The New York Times editorial board: Voters in the Democratic primary in New Jersey on Aug. 13 for the United States Senate are lucky to have a choice among four candidates with solid credentials: two with experience in Congress and good voting records; one who has worked hard at the state level on women’s issues, […]