Will Newark become Amazon’s next headquarters?

The City of Newark beat out Camden, New Brunswick and Jersey City to win the state’s backing in its bid to become the location of Amazon’s next headquarters.

Downtown Newark will pilot city’s rain barrel program

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

We scoped out what’s on sale at Newark Whole Foods in the wake of the Amazon acquisition

Amazon officially acquired Whole Foods on Monday, August 28th, and as they announced the week prior, began cutting prices on best-selling staple items in Whole Foods stores. We looked at what price cuts were made at the Newark Whole Foods.

New in Newark in 90 Seconds: August 1, 2017

#NewInNewark: This week, Ashley Nicole discusses the new 42-unit Tucker View Apartments in the South Ward, the possibility of a Wawa in Newark, and Senator Booker’s new tenant screening legislation to stamp out tenant blacklisting.

Take a self-guided tour of the best of the city with release of Newark-themed “100 Things” book in August

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.

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.

Guard d’Avant is back and bigger with a full July 4th kickoff weekend

It’s growing into a summer institution in Newark. This time, Peter Winstead, Jr. and The Honors Program have added three days of programming before the five week long Guard d’ Avant festival kicks off in Military Park on Tuesday, July 4th.