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.
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.
The exhibit is on view on the first floor of Newark Public Library through August 26th. A symposium will be held in conjunction with the exhibit on Saturday, July 15th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Mayor Ras Baraka has set an audacious goal for hiring Newark residents for Newark job opportunities.
#NewInNewark: Ashley Nicole on the Newark Regional Business Partnership’s discussion of what’s required to create a live/work/play environment in the Washington Park district downtown; the Afro Beat Fest coming to Military Park on July 15th; and the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s kickoff of its campaign to combat youth incarceration, which starts June 28th.
Mark your calendars for Newark Social’s first Afro Beat Fest with headliners Les Nubians and plenty of other top performers and DJs. The all-day festival comes to Military Park on July 15th.
This week, Ashley Nicole discusses Newark tech star Anthony Frasier’s new podcast, “The VC Cheat Sheet,” in partnership with The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers-Newark; the second annual Newark International Film Festival, which returns to Newark this September; and this year’s Newark Gay Pride 2017 celebration.
Second Sunday at Newark Museum will kick off the summer season with creative mindfulness experiences and an emphasis on focus, relaxation and living in the moment during its Second Sunday program on June 11 from noon to 5 pm.
Newark Public Schools recently released a series of short videos created to provide Newark families with information about Newark Enrolls, the district’s common enrollment system.
This week, Ashley Nicole discusses scholarship program at Bloomfield College for Newark students, Newark Airport airport workers vie for a wage increase to $15/hour, Newark native Reverend Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, who was killed in the Charleston church massacre, will soon have a street named after her.