Dr. Ntozake Shange’s seminal work gets a gallery’s worth of consideration in new exhibit

This year at Open Doors, curator Peter “Souleo” Wright will bring a traveling exhibit commemorating for colored girls to City Without Walls gallery.

Danny Simmons, painter and waymaker, disRUPTed a gated art world

While his kid brothers built a hip-hop legacy, Danny Simmons kicked in the door to the NYC arts world.

With groundbreaking, rubber hits the road on Mulberry Commons project downtown

The first phase of Mulberry Commons, spanning Prudential Center to Newark Penn Station, is scheduled to open in September of 2018.

Before and After: How murals transformed these Newark streetscapes [interactive]

With this interactive, slide photos back and forth to see how murals have remade Newark buildings and streetscapes over time.

Voting Block: Newark’s Forest Hill residents put the ‘neighbor’ in neighborhood

A stroll through the historic neighborhood with the residents who (really) love it.

‘Food, art, tech, fitness’: Inside an encompassing plan for a slice of Newark

On the ground in the blocks near Sussex Avenue and Norfolk Street.

Grammy Museum Experience will open in Newark on October 20th

On Friday, October 20th at 11 a.m the interactive experience devoted to exploring music history and education will open the doors to its 8,200-square-foot location at Prudential Center here in Newark.

Another incentive to shop locally: How about a tax break or rebate check?

Forward Ever and Newark CEDC are working on a program that will provide financial incentives for consumers to shop at independent Newark businesses.

‘Greenleaf’ star Kim Hawthorne is back home for the Newark International Film Festival

On Newark International Film Festival weekend, we spoke to ‘Greenleaf’ actress Kim Hawthorne about her Newark roots, her take-no-prisoners TV character, and her new venture.

Locally and family-owned Salaam Ice Cream Parlor opens on Bergen Street

Residents and visitors to Newark’s South Ward will be able to enjoy everything from old-fashioned root beer floats to bean pie year-round at Salaam Ice Cream Parlor, recently opened by the Muhammad family at 1024 Bergen Street