Google-backed “Startup Grind” community will soon come to Newark

Newark will soon be home to an official chapter of “Startup Grind,” an entrepreneurship community backed by Google for Entrepreneurs.

BURG is back May 1st with an expanded menu, loyalty rewards, new outdoor fire pit & more

Acclaimed Military Park burger joint BURG has announced its official reopening date for the spring. This Monday, May 1st, the restaurant will be back with new menu items and restaurant features for customers

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.

For the young & young at heart: Military Park Carousel is now open

The carousel in Military Park is now open for the warm months of 2017.

Enjoy fun for the whole family at Greater Newark Conservancy’s Spring Block Party

It’s time to welcome the season at Greater Newark Conservancy’s Spring Block Party & Plant Sale on Saturday, May 6th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine at the Conservancy’s Outdoor Learning Center

Acclaimed millennial violinist Eric Stanley visits BRICK Avon Academy’s young musicians

This week, young violinists at BRICK Avon Academy came face-to-face with what a career as a successful musician might look like when acclaimed millennial violinist Eric Stanley visited the school for a series of special instrumental music classes with Avon students who play the violin.

Newark residents get expert advice on property ownership at housing summit

The City of Newark recently convened experts to deliver home buying advice recently to a packed room of more than 100 people at St. John’s Community Baptist Church on Bergen Street. The response to the 2017 Newark Housing Summit was so overwhelming, the city will repeat the session at Newark City Hall on Saturday, April 22nd.

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.

NJIT digital archive documents and preserves history of Newark’s built environment

By all accounts, New Jersey’s largest city is experiencing a renaissance. But as Newark’s skyline continues to morph, who’s documenting the facelift and safeguarding the city’s lustrous architectural history? The Barbara and Leonard Littman Architecture and Design Library at NJIT created the Digital Archive of Newark Architecture (DANA) to help document Newark’s robust built environment.

3rd annual charity hockey game at Prudential Center will benefit spinal cord research

On Friday, April 21st, Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, hosts of the top-rated “Boomer & Carton” morning show will co-host the Third Annual Mike Nichols Charity Hockey Game to benefit spinal cord research and quality of life initiatives.