“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.

New South Ward street enhancements contribute to community development efforts

Bold new banners welcome people to Newark’s South Ward Special Improvement District (SID), and highlight the neighborhood’s attraction as a great place to “live, work, shop, worship, play” and “access healthcare.”

New in Newark in 90 Seconds: July 18, 2017

This week, Ashley Nicole discusses the #Newark2020 initiative to have more than 2,000 Newarkers hired by city businesses and institutions by 2020; welcomes New Jersey Devils first-round draft pick Nico Hischier to Newark; and discusses the contentious debate over a proposed change to Ironbound zoning that would allow buildings to be built up to 18 stories.

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, maybe even by end of month

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.

Home News: Sell tickets to your next event with Brick City Live Tickets!

#GoLocal for all of your ticket selling needs, now in self-serve! Use us to manage RSVPs and checkins for your free events. Paid events? Your attendees pay the same fees as leading ticketing platforms, and your organization keeps half of the processing fees.

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.

New children’s library at Georgia King Village is one of a series of upgrades after recent sale

A new children’s library is one of a series of improvements that have been made to Georgia King Village, located in Newark’s West Ward, since developer L+M Development Partners purchased the buildings back in 2016.

Newark-based tech startups show off their creations at NVP’s second demo day

Prudential Center hosted the latest tech show-and-tell for Newark Venture Partners’ startup companies hailing from as close as New Jersey to as far as Germany and South Africa.

Newark Public Library is hosting a new exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Newark Rebellion

The exhibit is on view on the first floor of Newark Public Library through August 26th. A symposium will be held in conjunction with the exhibit on Saturday, July 15th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.