VH1 delivered the first batch of instruments to Newark schools for new music education program

Seven schools across the district will each receive new musical instruments, professional development, and other support to rebuild and sustain music education programs.

Ironside Newark building receives top tech certification ahead of next year’s opening

Ironside Newark is soon-to-come Mulberry Commons downtown is officially primed to take on top tech tenants: it’s the first renovation project in the state of New Jersey to achieve a Wired Certified Platinum designation.

Grammy Experience Museum 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.

Downtown Newark will pilot city’s rain barrel program

The downtown program precedes a citywide rain barrel program that will begin in 2018.

‘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

Newark finds elevated lead levels in water after tests. How to get testing & servicing for your property

The city’s Lead Service Line Inventory and a Lead Service Line Replacement Program that will assist property owners with the replacement of their lead service line for a nominal fee. Water testing and service line inspection is free through the program.