Get ready for the 50th annual African-American Heritage Statewide Parade & Festival this Memorial Weekend

Home News: Brick City Live won a 2017 Excellence in Journalism award!

We won first place in the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ 2017 Excellent in Journalism award for Independent Blog!

New in Newark in 90 Seconds: Week of May 23

This week, Ashley Nicole discusses J&L parkings plan to create a new residential development; the opening of AeroFarms’ new headquarters on Rome Street in the Ironbound, and gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy’s recent campaign event in Weequahic Park.

Andrea McChristian’s 5 tips for living Downtown Newark

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.

Newark Weekender: The 5 downtown (and nearby) places Ralphie Roman loves

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.

Before and After: Watch the transformation of these Downtown Newark places

With this interactive, watch the transformation of sites Downtown Newark in recent years.

Construction for warehouse building downtown, to be transformed into ‘Ironside Newark’ retail and office hub, officially begins

Ironside Newark, one of the signature features of the new Mulberry Commons development downtown, got off to its official start earlier this week.