Newark Public Library has become a one-stop hot spot

Books, but no late fines. Tutoring, but also cigar nights. Newark Public Library has redefined what it means to be a public knowledge center.

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Brick City Comedy Revue celebrates four years of lifting spirits through humor

The comedy series just celebrated its fourth year of showcasing comics from Newark and throughout the region at Kilkenny Alehouse.

Amazon-backed VOICE Summit will test Newark’s destination city bona fides

Newark beat out New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles to host the Amazon-backed VOICE Summit. When the event comes to town on July 24th, it will also be a test of Newark’s destination city potential.

Joy ride: Inside the Spring 2018 Newark Historical Renaissance Ride

Kimberly Reid takes us on a stop-by-stop tour of the June 2018 Newark Historical Renaissance Ride.

Newark takes on Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s afflicts African-Americans at twice the rate of white Americans, and Rutgers Newark’s African American Brain Health Initiative is doing something about it.

Coach Shawn “O.G.” McCray and Central High ball players are subjects of Lebron James-produced YouTube docuseries

The eight-part YouTube Red series, “Best Shot,” tells the story of Central High’s varsity basketball team.

The Newark Historical Renaissance Ride is back and dressed in seersucker

As promised, the organizers are back with a spring-themed ride featuring seersucker and linen, plus a tour of significant places in Newark’s South Ward.

Rutgers-Newark is now the official home of jazz legend Count Basie’s life artifacts

New Jersey native and jazz icon Count Basie’s full collection is now archived at The Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) at Rutgers-Newark.

Edison Place will become a lunchtime pedestrian mall Tuesdays and Thursdays

Locals can eat outside across the street from Prudential Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at lunchtime.

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City of Light: Newark’s fiber optic gambit aims to boost opportunities for citizens and business

The Newark Fiber project being advanced by city leadership over the past four years is a bold one, experts say.