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

Staying One Step Ahead: Ten secrets to getting your scholar ready for an amazing school year

A new school year is a perfect opportunity for educators, parents and students to set a new course that will ensure success.

Newark sustainability leader Karen Brown-Stovell named to statewide business council

Newark’s Karen Brown-Stovell had joined a group business leaders across the state for the New Jersey Sustainable Business Council (NJSBC), a new alliance of business organizations and businesses working to promote a more vibrant and sustainable economic future in the state.

So you know it’s real: Barcade announces game lineup and first event

Making good on its mid-summer promise to open “soon,” Barcade’s social media accounts indicate the Newark location will really, truly, definitely be open by the end of the month.

We checked in with Sofar Sounds Newark’s Elliott James ahead of the 3rd show in the series

We checked in with Elliott about how Sofar Sounds, the “secret” concert series that recently launched in Newark, are going so far.

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Them Cloud Kids are taking their 30 Under 30 awards statewide. How to nominate a high flyer

If you or someone you know is under 30, doing impactful work in the state, and achieving it with grace, there will soon be an opportunity for that work to get the recognition it deserves.

Newark’s Jason Grove is one of 10 young leaders being honored at Urban League’s national conference

Former Urban League of Essex County Young Professionals (ULECYP) president Jason Grove is also a newly minted policy analyst for the City of Newark. Jason Grove, who is also a newly minted policy analyst for the City of Newark. He was one of ten National Urban League Honors award recipients at this year’s Urban League conference.

“Down Neck,” a play about the Ironbound in 1967, will be staged at Newark Riverfront Park in August

Award-winning playwright Pia Wilson’s play about the Ironbound, aptly titled “Down Neck,” will return to Newark with a performance at Newark Riverfront Park on August 19th at 7:30 p.m.

Watch: Short documentary offers first-hand accounts of Newark Rebellion on 50th anniversary

The North, a multimedia archive meant to unpack ” the lessons of African American struggle for empowerment in the nation’s major urban centers in the North,” has released a short documentary video with first-hand accounts and analysis of the summer of unrest and rebellion in Newark in the summer of 1967.

Barcade CEO: Newark location will open soon

We reached out to Barcade CEO and co-founder Paul Kermizian to find out. Kermizian told us that he’s hopeful the location will be open soon.