Home News: Brick City Live won a 2017 Excellence in Journalism award!

We won first place in the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2017 Excellent in Journalism award for Independent Blog!

Andrea McChristian’s 5 tips for living Downtown Newark

Andrea McChristian moved to Newark in order to embed herself in the community served by the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, where she is assistant counsel. Andrea didn’t waste any time making the most of her new community. Here are her tips for Downtown Newark newcomers.

Newark Weekender: The 5 downtown (and nearby) places Ralphie Roman loves

Ralphie Roman has lived and worked downtown Newark for the past 10 years. Here are the places and spaces he has grown to love. Sign up for the free May 20th Downtown Newark Living Tour (registration required) at brickc.it/downtown2017.

Before and After: Watch the transformation of these Downtown Newark places

With this interactive, watch the transformation of sites Downtown Newark in recent years.

Newark Weekender: Downtown tour mavens recommend your weekend itinerary

Emily Manz and Antonio Valla bring Newark residents and visitors face-to-face with some of the best the city has to offer through their series of tours and experiences. We put their knowledge of downtown Newark to the test–who will come through victorious? Experience Newark for yourself during the Downtown Newark Living Tour on Saturday, May 20th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sign up free at brickc.it/downtown2017 (registration required).

Newark Weekender: Khalil Nass recommends your Downtown Newark itinerary

Khalil Nass is Chief-of-Staff to Newark Central Ward Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins. Here’s his perspective on round-the-clock living Downtown Newark. [Video]

Major Keys: 12 hacks for making the most of downtown Newark

How to get free exercise, make new friends, learn new skills, figure out what’s where and much more! To see downtown Newark for yourself, reserve your free spot at the Downtown Newark Living Tour, which takes place May 20th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., here: brickc.it/livingtour2017. Promoted by Newark Downtown District.

As Ashley Stewart opens, Springfield Avenue Marketplace announces seven new retail tenants coming soon

Alongside the grand opening of Ashley Stewart at 204 Springfield Avenue yesterday, Tucker Development, the team behind Springfield Avenue Marketplace at Jones Street and Springfield Avenue, announced that seven new retailers are coming soon to the mixed-use development.

‘Ya’ll mad cause you lost.’ Unpacking the President’s first 100 days.

With Donald Trump’s 100th day in office fast approaching, comedian and scholar Justin Williams unpacks President Barack Obama’s 100 first days to shed some light on our current leader in these current times.
The similarities are remarkable.

Newark deserves quality public transportation. Here are three tactics to help get us there.

Newarkers need a fast, frequent, reliable, and affordable way to get around their city. Creating a first-class transit network is a policy imperative.