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#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…

Duke's Southern Table's menu is live. Preview the southern cuisine with a twist at Newark's new jazz supper club

The menu of Duke's Southern Table, the upscale restaurant and…

A traveler's Newark: McGovern's Tavern is an 80-year-old Newark mainstay

McGovern’s Tavern first opened its signature green doors in…

Team behind Newark design firm Medina=Citi to launch new pop-up coworking space downtown

The team behind Medina=Citi, the Newark-based design…

City to Newark business owners: stop dumping snow

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In a notice to Newark business owners ahead of this weekend's…