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Play Pacman on the streets of Newark

Did you know you can now convert a Google Map into a game of…

The Gateway Project: Expanding art opportunities in Newark

Newark, NJ - The Gateway Project today officially announced…

All the world's a stage: Solo play 'American Moor' explores the inner life of a black man

Powered by The Brickerati Group   In our first-ever…

#NewarkToLondon: Travel maven Madeline Boughton personally funds Newark students' London trip

Six Newark public high school students are spending spring break…

#GiveNewark: Volunteers needed to support a greener, healthier Newark

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a farmer?…

Art review: 'Pebble Drinkers' exhibition is easy to swallow

Entering “The Pebble Drinkers” is akin to being immersed…

Gospelfest returns to the Prudential Center this Mother's Day Weekend

The McDonald’s Gospelfest returns to the Prudential Center Saturday,…

Free event at NJPAC to highlight black women's Newark migration stories

The Newark History Society’s next program, “Open Up the…

#GiveNewark: Newark Police Department seeks volunteers for the Domestic Violence Response Team

From the Newark Police Department: "Newark Police Department,…

View from the top: "Innovators' Rooftop Happy Hour" takes tonight at Skylab 

The Innovators' Rooftop Happy Hour, hosted by former city council…

Check out the Beds and Breakfast seminar in Newark to plan for this year's gardening season

Greater Newark Conservancy is inviting participants to start…

Brick City Love: Power Couples who are helping to shape Newark

All photos: Tamara Fleming/Tamara Fleming Photography This Valentine's…

Take your honey on a date right here in Newark. Peter Winstead, Jr. is playing Duke's Southern Table for Valentine's Day

Peter Winstead, Jr. - formerly known as Peter Hadar - will be…

Two pioneers of Newark's skateboard scene mentor a new generation of riders

Featured image above: James Wilson (fourth from left, without…

Are you a musician interested in playing Military Park? Here are details for how join their Live Music Lab

Military Park has announced a new after work series for local…

City of Newark announces land sale for lovers: Lots for $1,000 on Valentine's Day

In a bid to entice couples to invest in the city with their residency,…

Stevie Wonder announces "Songs in the Key of Life" tour to play Newark

Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder…

Is your neighborhood in one of Newark's redevelopment zones? Check out city's interactive zoning map to find out

The Newark Planning Office has announced the beta version of…

A call for public art proposals: Gateway Project's "You Are Now Here"

From The Gateway Project: "You Are Now Here" is a public art…

How to pay your Newark property taxes online or over the phone

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Acting Finance Director Danielle A. Smith…

Gallery opening: Lost Innocence: Painting

Gallery Aferro will host Lost Innocence: Paintings on  view…

Do Not Pass Go: Downtown Newark road closures January 26 - 28

Via Newark Downtown District, road closures at downtown intersections…

Newark creative entrepreneur D'TaRelle Tullis among graduates of Rising Tide Capital's latest Community Business Academy

Late last week, 146 entrepreneurs — including 56 from Essex…

See a special screening of Selma on MLK Day for less than $5

Newark's CityPlex 12 movie theater is offering a special screening…

Newark Winterfest schedule through Christmas Day

Here is the latest schedule of events for Newark Winterfest,…

With Indian-infused burger joint, Newark economic development pro builds the type of business he once tried to attract

Check out our Halsey Street story map for more articles and previews…

New Community Corporation opens new on-site health center at Commons Senior

Newark’s most vulnerable residents—seniors and the disabled—living…

Military Park gets in on Newark holiday fun with events scheduled for December 16th and 18th

On Tuesday, December 16th at 5 p.m., Military Park will kick…

Haven on Halsey Street: The Newark LGBTQ Center offers safety, support, and services

Check out our Halsey Street story map for more articles and previews…

Sunday concert series at Newark Museum will celebrate holiday traditions

An upcoming Sunday afternoon concert series welcomes the community…

Deadline pending: Application period open for Greater Newark Conservancy high school interns

Greater Newark Conservancy is currently accepting applications…

#GiveNewark: Weequahic Park Sports Authority wants your help to expand its springtime kite flying event

The Weequahic Park Sports Authority (WPSA) is seeking community…

#Scene: Corners, cyphers, and community. A reflection on "Hug the Block"

#Scene: Snapshots of life in Brick City Muhammed Ali and Irvine…

Fly, fun, & festive: Pop Shop Newark fashion and arts boutique launches on Market Street

Pop Shop Newark is a holiday-themed pop-up boutique that will…

Move over Rockefeller Center: Newark tree lighting to kickoff monthlong 'Winterfest' at Championship Plaza downtown 

Newark's first annual Winterfest kicks off on Monday, December…

NJTV is relocating its anchor studio 2 Gateway Center in Newark

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, and C&K Properties…

#GiveNewark: Anonymous donor will match Gallery Aferro crowdfunding donations

We reported previously that Gallery Aferro launched a crowdfunding…

Mayor Ras Baraka to hold town hall on public safety at NJPAC

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center…

World-renowned improv troupe set to 'do New Jersey' at NJPAC this weekend. A word from the show's co-writer

The Second City's live satire show The Second City Does New…

Looking for employment? There's a job fair tomorrow in Newark

OTG Management is seeking  "experienced, passionate, energetic,…

City of Newark real estate auction to take place November 6

The City of Newark will again be auctioning off lots and properties…

[Video] CBS reports Mayor Ras Baraka met with gang members at Newark church late last week

CBS exclusively reported Friday that in what they called "drastic…

Answer four questions for $3,000 in startup cash: NJIT announces 2014 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge

The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has announced…

Best of the Fest: Real-time updates from the Dodge Poetry Festival downtown Newark

It's the largest poetry festival in North America. It's here…

The Takeover: Dodge Poetry Festival descends on downtown Newark

It's about that time! From October 23 through 26, the Dodge Poetry…

Newark in Verse: A city of poets, past and present. Take a tour of Newark's poetry scene

Kalita Cox, a 30-year-old poet who goes by the stage name Se’lah,…

State to convene public hearing on violence this Thursday in Newark

Public notice today from the Office of the Mayor: The New Jersey…

Brick City #Live: See the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Military Park in pictures

This morning starting at 8pm, breast cancer survivors, caretakers,…

Newark high school students selected for London trip. Now, organizer looks to rally Newarkers to get the group across the pond

This summer, Newark native and travel consultant Madeline Boughton…

Open Doors 2014 preview: What to expect at the annual arts festival, and what it means for Newark's arts community 

The annual citywide Open Doors art festival will be kicking off…

Newark Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program participants' handmade products now available for sale

Aspiring Newark creative entrepreneurs recently participated…

Newswire: Greater Newark Conservancy to host fall block party

Celebrate the season in Greater Newark Conservancy’s Outdoor…

Newark's Open Doors art festival kicks off on October 9

Newark's annual Open Doors art festival kicks off on October…

CityPlex12 to screen documentary detailing Ras Baraka's first 100 days in office

Newark's CityPlex12 movie theater will host a documentary screening…

NJIT ranked third among U.S. public research universities for mid-career earnings in new PayScale report

New Jersey Institute of Technology ranked third among all public…
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