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 Museum Experience 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.

Staying One Step Ahead: Ten secrets to getting your scholar ready for an amazing school year

A new school year is a perfect opportunity for educators, parents and students to set a new course that will ensure success.

Newark sustainability leader Karen Brown-Stovell named to statewide business council

Newark’s Karen Brown-Stovell had joined a group business leaders across the state for the New Jersey Sustainable Business Council (NJSBC), a new alliance of business organizations and businesses working to promote a more vibrant and sustainable economic future in the state.

City of Newark will roll out job services on wheels

Newark Workforce on Wheels (NewarkWOW) will entail mobile units, and strategic collaborative partnerships, that are meant to boost city employment and help bolster Newark workers’ vocational skills.