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.”
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.
The North, a multimedia archive meant to unpack ” the lessons of African American struggle for empowerment in the nation’s major urban centers in the North,” has released a short documentary video with first-hand accounts and analysis of the summer of unrest and rebellion in Newark in the summer of 1967.
We reached out to Barcade CEO and co-founder Paul Kermizian to find out. Kermizian told us that he’s hopeful the location will be open soon.
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