Newark Arts Council: Grants and artist opportunities

The Newark Arts Council is currently accepting applications for its ArtStart Grants Program.

‘The Girls Club Journal: Beauty Unmasked’ review

Seven teenagers combined their powers to author a book, The Girls Club Journal: Beauty Unmasked, under the guidance of Newark-based Butterfly Dreamz.

Newark-based activist Larry Hamm featured on MLK episode of award-winning social justice podcast

Larry Hamm: “Why do we have a Dr. King holiday and none of the six books that Martin Luther King wrote are required reading in any public school?”

Two new mixed-use redevelopment projects announced for Downtown Newark

Newark’s real estate development trend continues with the announcement of two new “adaptive reuse” projects.

Newark Council votes 7-0 in favor of MX-3 zoning

A controversial zoning ordinance that will allow developers to erect buildings as high as 12 stories in the area around Penn Station.

Newark City Council will vote on re-zoning around Penn station at its Wednesday meeting

The Newark City Council is scheduled to vote tomorrow (Wednesday) on a controversial zoning plan that will allow developers to erect buildings as high as 145 feet – or 12 stories high – in the area around Penn Station.