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.
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.
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.
Arguably one of the best live shows in Newark in June took place in an unlikely venue: a neighborhood living room.
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.
Mayor Ras Baraka has set an audacious goal for hiring Newark residents for Newark job opportunities.
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 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.
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.