New in Newark in 90 Seconds: Week of May 8

Ashley Nicole fills us in on the latest news with the PATH Train extension to the South Ward, Express Newark’s grand opening celebration at the Hahne’s building this past Friday, and the coming of Startup Grind, a set of fireside chats and other events for current and aspiring entrepreneurs that is being brought to Newark by Fownders’ own Gerard Adams.

What rain? How to enjoy Newark First Fridays today (and stay dry while doing it)

Newark First Fridays’ outdoor market is postponed until June 2nd, but official stops are open and ready to see you. How to enjoy the inaugural Newark First Fridays in spite of the soggy weather.

BURG is back May 1st with an expanded menu, loyalty rewards, new outdoor fire pit & more

Acclaimed Military Park burger joint BURG has announced its official reopening date for the spring. This Monday, May 1st, the restaurant will be back with new menu items and restaurant features for customers

For the young & young at heart: Military Park Carousel is now open

The carousel in Military Park is now open for the warm months of 2017.

Newark will host entrepreneurship program targeted to millennial single mothers

A new, free program targeted to Millennial single mothers looks to help them shore up their finances and, for the entrepreneurship-minded, launch their business ideas.

“Moms Who Hustle” is a financial planning and entrepreneurship program that will launch in Newark at Essex County College on May 13th.

“In Full Color” theatrical event Saturday celebrates the lives of women of color

As part of Women’s History Month The Newark Public Library will host the 3rd Annual “In Full Color” Theatrical Event.

Prudential Center will host a trio of elite gymnastic events on March 3rd and 4th

Three gymnastics events–the Nastia Liukin Cup, the Elite Team Cup and the 2017 AT&T American Cup–will be held at Prudential Center this Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th.

Grammy Experience Museum will debut at Prudential Center in Newark this fall

Starting this fall, Newark’s Prudential Center will be home to the Grammy Museum Experience.

Newark Print Shop is back with Express Newark debut in Hahne’s building

Newark Print Shop will celebrate its new digs tonight with the launch of their first group exhibition, entitled “Transitions,” on Friday, February 3rd from 6 to 9 p.m.

Newark middle school students “Cook, Learn, Grow” with culinary curriculum

Chef Ameer Natson is hiding a reading, math and problem-solving curriculum in plain sight with his culinary curriculum at George Washington Carver middle school.