Newark’s First Kindness Rocks Garden at Conservancy’s Environmental Learning Center

Greater Newark Conservancy has started the city’s first Kindness Rocks Project Garden. #NewarkRocks: The Kindness Rocks Project, is set in the Conservancy’s Nelson Mandela Freedom Garden at the Judith L. Shipley Environmental Learning Center.

Inside the launch of Newark’s newest attraction, the Grammy Museum Experience

Newark’s Grammy Museum Experience transports visitors to the stage and the studio.

How to get involved in the transition of local control for Newark Public Schools

Have you say in Newark’s transition to local control at community meetings on November 1st.

Newark Happening’s Grammy-themed contest will highlight Newark attractions

Newark Happening is offering a whirlwind weekend to show off Newark attractions.

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.

Former President Barack Obama will stump for Phil Murphy in Newark this Thursday

Former President Barack Obama will stump for New Jersey Democratic candidate for governor Phil Murphy this coming Thursday in Newark.

NJIT Enterprise Development Center receives award Essex County Latino American Chamber of Commerce

The Essex County Latino American Chamber of Commerce has honored the Enterprise Development Center (EDC), an NJIT organization, with the Small Business Supporter of the Year Award.

Dr. Ntozake Shange’s seminal work gets a gallery’s worth of consideration in new exhibit

This year at Open Doors, curator Peter “Souleo” Wright will bring a traveling exhibit commemorating for colored girls to City Without Walls gallery.

Open Doors Event Matrix [interactive]

Hundreds of artists, dozens of events–what to pick? To help you get a sense of the variety of events, we represented just a handful of them on our interactive Event Matrix.

Genius! Former Newark Planning Director wins prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

The former Newark Planning Office director joins an rarefied group with his new honor.