Newark Arts Council: Grants and artist opportunities

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

Garden State Rollergirls recruiting “fresh meat,” roller derby beginners welcome

‘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.