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Mayor Ras Baraka and Jesse Jackson to host economic June 2nd

Mayor Ras J. Baraka  and Rainbow PUSH Coalition President and Founder Reverend Jesse L. Jackson will host a summit about leveraging technology for economic success at Rutgers-Newark on June 2nd. Entitled “PUSHing Technology to Achieve Economic Success, ” the event will be held at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, located at 350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in downtown […]

The Gateway Project: Expanding art opportunities in Newark

Newark, NJ – The Gateway Project today officially announced the expansion of its program from temporary pop-up gallery to permanent arts hub. With the support of C&K Properties, the Gateway Project will expand from a 14,000 sq exhibition to a nearly 50,000 square foot facility that includes sixty rentable artist studios, an artist residency program, and a gallery space. […]

Check out the Beds and Breakfast seminar in Newark to plan for this year’s gardening season

Greater Newark Conservancy is inviting participants to start planning for the 2015 gardening season at Greater Newark Conservancy’s 4th Annual Beds & Breakfast Seminar on Saturday, February 21st (snow date March 8th), from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Community gardeners from Newark, Essex County and beyond are invited to share information and gardening tips while […]

Stevie Wonder announces “Songs in the Key of Life” tour to play Newark

Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder has announced an extended run of dates for his “Songs in the Key of Life” tour due to popular demand. Wonder will bring the critically-acclaimed performance, which is a live adaptation of the iconic Songs in the Key of Life album, to Prudential Center on April 14th. Rolling Stone […]

Newark Museum Second Sunday program continues on January 10

The Newark Museum Second Sunday program features lectures, performances, tours, art and science demonstrations and workshops, music, and a special brunch menu. The day runs from noon to 5 pm and all events are free with admission unless otherwise noted. The January 10 event will celebrate the holidays and the exhibitions The Shape of Light: […]

Sunday concert series at Newark Museum will celebrate holiday traditions

An upcoming Sunday afternoon concert series welcomes the community to celebrate their holiday traditions at the Newark Museum. Tours of the Ballantine House, which will be decorated for the holidays, and related activities for families will be offered on weekends, incorporating cultural traditions from around the world, planetarium shows, and hands-on workshops that explore the Museum’s art and […]

Deadline pending: Application period open for Greater Newark Conservancy high school interns

Greater Newark Conservancy is currently accepting applications from Newark high school students for 6-week summer internships with the Newark Youth Leadership Project (NYLP), a year-round leadership and job training program. The application deadline is January 9, 2015. NYLP focuses on environmental issues including green jobs, the environment, healthy living, education and career exploration. Interns in […]

Move over Rockefeller Center: Newark tree lighting to kickoff monthlong ‘Winterfest’ at Championship Plaza downtown 

Newark’s first annual Winterfest kicks off on Monday, December 1st at 3 p.m. in the Prudential Center’s outdoor Championship Plaza, at the intersection of Market and Mulberry Streets downtown Newark. The kickoff ceremony will include the lighting of a 40-foot holiday tree at 4:45 p.m. by Mayor Ras Baraka. To follow will be a monthlong holiday event lineup including live […]