Entries by Brick City Live

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 […]

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.