Scene: Live from a Weequahic living room, it’s Saturday night

Arguably one of the best live shows in Newark in June took place in an unlikely venue: a neighborhood living room.

Guard d’Avant is back and bigger with a full July 4th kickoff weekend

It’s growing into a summer institution in Newark. This time, Peter Winstead, Jr. and The Honors Program have added three days of programming before the five week long Guard d’ Avant festival kicks off in Military Park on Tuesday, July 4th.

‘Groundbreaking’ initiative looks to boost access to Newark jobs for Newark residents

Mayor Ras Baraka has set an audacious goal for hiring Newark residents for Newark job opportunities.

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!

Newark Weekender: 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]