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.”
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.
After months of planning and a crowdfunding campaign that raised nearly $3,500, Newark First Fridays will kick off its first season when it launches downtown on May 5th. The festival will take place on Halsey Street between Warren and New Streets from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m.
What is it like to live downtown Newark? Soon, those who are curious will have an opportunity to get a glimpse of downtown living for themselves.
From updates on the Bergen Street Development Project and the PATH extension to plans for new development, including both residential and commercial projects, a full-house of South Ward stakeholders listened attentively as representatives of the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership (BLCSID), Councilman John Sharpe James and other city representatives shared good news about the future of their community.
The board members and professional staff of the Bergen-Lyons-Clinton Partnership (BLCSID) will host a “Meet & Greet” reception for residents, business and property owners and other South Ward stakeholders on Tuesday, January 17 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, January 10 at 6:30pm, the Lower Broadway Neighborhood Association will host a free, open, community forum to share important information about developments in Newark’s Lower Broadway Neighborhood.